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Sex, drugs and A&E: 10 charts on how the under-30s use the NHS2h Sex, drugs and A&E: 10 charts on how the under-30s use the NHS
Debates about the NHS often focus on the pressures of an ageing population, but how do younger patients use the service?
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 A detained immigrant has contracted chickenpox in California prison holding 1,000 asylum seekers 4h A detained immigrant has contracted chickenpox in California prison holding 1,000 asylum seekers
On June 18, officials sent out a warning to 800 staff saying the person had contracted varicella (chickenpox) while behind bars, and was now in isolation, according to a letter obtained by LAist.
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Cases of cancer in elderly to surge by 2035, report says4h Cases of cancer in elderly to surge by 2035, report says
By 2035 about 234,000 over-75s will get cancer each year - up from 130,000 now, a report estimates.
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 Girl, 3, with an inoperable brain tumour may now survive 5h Girl, 3, with an inoperable brain tumour may now survive
Edie Molyneux, from Tranmere, Wirral, was expected to die young because of the rare mass on her brain, known as a diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).
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Newly Discovered ‘Limb Pit’ Reveals Civil War Surgeons’ Bitter Choices6h Updated Newly Discovered ‘Limb Pit’ Reveals Civil War Surgeons’ Bitter Choices
Two skeletons and the remains of 11 amputated limbs are leading to new knowledge of combat injuries and medical practices on long-ago battlefields.
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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name C.E.O. for Health Initiative6h Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name C.E.O. for Health Initiative
Dr. Atul Gawande, a Harvard professor, surgeon and writer, will lead the initiative formed to provide health care for the companies’ employees.
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 Michigan girl hailed hero for saving mom who suffered seizure 6h Updated Michigan girl hailed hero for saving mom who suffered seizure
Savannah Lavely, three, from Warren, Michigan, is being hailed a hero after she saved her mother, Jessa, when she suffered a seizure on Saturday while they were walking the family dog.
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 Fat patients with an irregular heartbeat can reverse by losing weight 7h Fat patients with an irregular heartbeat can reverse by losing weight
Around one million people in Britain and up to six times as many in the US suffer from atrial fibrillation, which can cause a stroke and eventually lead to heart failure.
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 Common Parkinson’s drugs may turn people into compulsive gamblers 7h Updated Common Parkinson’s drugs may turn people into compulsive gamblers
Researchers at the Sorbonne University in Paris studied 411 Parkinson's patients who had taken dopamine agonists over a period of three years to make the conclusion.
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 Michigan girl, 3, hailed hero for saving mom who suffered seizure 8h Michigan girl, 3, hailed hero for saving mom who suffered seizure
Savannah Lavely, three, from Warren, Michigan, is being hailed a hero after she saved her mother, Jessa, when she suffered a seizure on Saturday while they were walking the family dog.
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 Children separated from their parents suffer permanent damage to their physical and mental health 8h Updated Children separated from their parents suffer permanent damage to their physical and mental health
There is a decades-long legacy of studies showing the adverse health affects that children suffer after separation from their parents - from toxic stress and depression to heart disease and cancer.
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 Four drinks in one session could permanently alter your sleep genes, study suggests 9h Four drinks in one session could permanently alter your sleep genes, study suggests
A new study from the University of Missouri-Columbia has found that just one episode of binge drinking could permanently damage the gene that controls sleep and lead to sleep disorders.
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 The NHS is nowhere near crisis point yet, claims chief of market research firm 10h Updated The NHS is nowhere near crisis point yet, claims chief of market research firm
In a piece for the British Medical Journal, Ben Page, chief executive of Ipsos MORI, yesterday said it will take a 'few more bad winters' before the struggling health service can truly be in 'crisis'.
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One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications10h Updated One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications
One in five require more surgery, and in 5 percent of cases, reconstruction fails.
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’10h Updated It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’
Buried in a new N.I.H. report are disturbing examples of coordination between scientists and the alcohol industry on a study that could have changed America’s drinking habits.
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Night Owls May Have Higher Depression Risk 11h Night Owls May Have Higher Depression Risk
Morning people were less likely to develop depression than night owls, a new study found.
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 Incredible photos capture the unusual lives of prisoners who cannot remember their crimes  11h Updated Incredible photos capture the unusual lives of prisoners who cannot remember their crimes 
Every state is grappling with prisoners aging. Inmate medical costs amount to $3 billion a year. Medical care for inmates over 65 costs $8,500 per year, compared to $950 for younger inmates.
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 A stressful job could leave you blind: Psychological pressure can cause vision loss, scientists warn 14h A stressful job could leave you blind: Psychological pressure can cause vision loss, scientists warn
Stress can bring on or worsen vision problems and even lead to blindness because of conditions like glaucoma and diabetes, according to research by Magdeburg University in Germany.
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 Florida teen hospitalized after being stung by a venomous CATERPILLAR 14h Florida teen hospitalized after being stung by a venomous CATERPILLAR
Logan Pergola, 15, of Land O'Lakes, Florida, was doing landscaping on Saturday when he was stung by a venomous caterpillar. Within minute, his arm went numb and he felt a burning pain.
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 Soaps and toothpastes may be behind the antibiotic-resistance crisis 14h Updated Soaps and toothpastes may be behind the antibiotic-resistance crisis
Researchers from the University of Queensland found triclosan, a chemical found in many everyday hygiene products, stops E.coli infections responding to antibiotics after 30 days.
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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name a C.E.O. for Health Initiative14h Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name a C.E.O. for Health Initiative
Dr. Atul Gawande, a Harvard professor, surgeon and writer, will lead the initiative formed to provide health care for the companies’ employees.
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New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement15h Updated New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement
A broad turnaround on the issue by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo could pave the way for New York to join a roster of states that have already legalized the drug, including California and Colorado.
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 200,000 bottles of supermarket own-brand cough syrups are recalled 15h Updated 200,000 bottles of supermarket own-brand cough syrups are recalled
The MHRA, which polices the safety of medical products in the UK, warned that a colouring agent used in the syrups may allow mould to grow.
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 Mother-of-two, 30, was diagnosed with a golf-ball sized brain tumour after crashing her car 15h Updated Mother-of-two, 30, was diagnosed with a golf-ball sized brain tumour after crashing her car
Lauren Neville, 30, from Burnley, Lancashire, whose 10 daily seizures were initially dismissed as depression, discovered she had a 6cm tumour after having a fit behind the wheel last January.
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Cough syrup recall over mould risk from ingredients16h Cough syrup recall over mould risk from ingredients
Eight products are affected and the advice is to return bottles to where they were bought.
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 Posh sun creams FAIL to meet NHS guidelines 17h Updated Posh sun creams FAIL to meet NHS guidelines
On the back of the prove for a Channel 5 TV show, Lisa Bickerstaffe, a spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation, claimed that SPF and UVA star ratings are 'more important than the price'.
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 Singer, 24, collapsed and fell off a stage because her brain is overflowing out of her SKULL 18h Updated Singer, 24, collapsed and fell off a stage because her brain is overflowing out of her SKULL
Zosha Faith, 24, from Bournemouth, found out she has a Chiari malformation after collapsing off a stage at a music festival in 2015, and must now have surgery to remove part of her skull.
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 Serial dieter drops a stone in 12 weeks after having her DNA tested 18h Updated Serial dieter drops a stone in 12 weeks after having her DNA tested
Rachel Roberts, 47, from Brighton had her DNA tested to find the perfect diet for her genes. 'Nutrigenomics' pinpoints the lifestyle changes needed to lose weight for your genetic makeup.
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 NHS boss warns of cannabis addiction risk for children in drugs row 18h NHS boss warns of cannabis addiction risk for children in drugs row
NHS boss Simon Stevens noted that young people come to think of smoking marijuana as safe in countries where it has been decriminalised.
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 Dr Hazel Wallace Food Medic reveals how much of each food group to eat every meal 19h Updated Dr Hazel Wallace Food Medic reveals how much of each food group to eat every meal
Dr Hazel Wallace, the Food Medic, has shared a snap of a very well-balanced meal on Instagram that follows the advice of the British Medical Journal following a recent study.
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 Girl, 3, is left fighting for her life in hospital after suffering a stroke 20h Updated Girl, 3, is left fighting for her life in hospital after suffering a stroke
Holly Alcock, from Stafford, had flown to Albufeira in the Algarve for her first ever holiday with her mother, father, brother and her grandparents two weeks ago.
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 Scientists work out your risk of dying early because of alcohol 20h Updated Scientists work out your risk of dying early because of alcohol
Current UK guidelines advise a maximum of 14 units of alcohol a week - six pints of average strength beer or seven medium sized glasses of wine.
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 Holistic blogger shares raw account of her body transformation 20h Holistic blogger shares raw account of her body transformation
Sarah Stevenson, from Sydney, has always been a fiercely confident go-getter who would never snooze her alarm for the gym - but things have changed a lot in seven years.
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 Doctors ordered to recognise the ‘human value’ of patients with dementia in major care overhaul 21h Updated Doctors ordered to recognise the ‘human value’ of patients with dementia in major care overhaul
New rules will govern how UK dementia patients are treated as a care watchdog orders GPs to recognise 'human value' by treating sufferers as individuals. This will impact 1million patients. (file photo).
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 Dr Hazel Wallace Food Medic shares photo of how much of each food group to eat every meal 21h Updated Dr Hazel Wallace Food Medic shares photo of how much of each food group to eat every meal
Dr Hazel Wallace, the Food Medic, has shared a snap of a very well-balanced meal on Instagram that follows the advice of the British Medical Journal following a recent study.
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Oxford neurosurgeon helps thousands overcome tremors22h Oxford neurosurgeon helps thousands overcome tremors
Professor Tipu Aziz and his team have inserted electrodes into 2,000 patients' brains.
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