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 Andrew Gamez-Heath reveals he is HIV positive via Facebook 10 Jan 8:39pm Updated Andrew Gamez-Heath reveals he is HIV positive via Facebook
Andrew Gamez-Heath, from Lincoln, took a test as a precaution at the start of a new relationship. Many of his friends didn't even know he was gay when he wrote the post which was shared thousands of times.
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 TB vaccine that killed monkeys given to 1,400 babies 10 Jan 8:20pm Updated TB vaccine that killed monkeys given to 1,400 babies
An information sheet given to the parents of the babies said the vaccine had been tested on animals and was ‘shown to be safe and effective’. But it did not mention the failed monkey trial.
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Gig Buddies helps people with learning difficulties to go out 10 Jan 8:17pm Gig Buddies helps people with learning difficulties to go out
A charity pairs people with learning difficulties, who feel daunted by going to gigs, with volunteers.
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 A record-breaking 10,000 organs were donated in 2017 10 Jan 7:42pm A record-breaking 10,000 organs were donated in 2017
The past year saw continued rises in organ donations in the US on the heels of relaxed medical requirements, but shortages still leave many desperate and dying as they wait for transplants.
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Painting over loneliness - how art can beat the blues 10 Jan 7:20pm Painting over loneliness - how art can beat the blues
A Singapore artist has taken to painting murals across the city to help alleviate her loneliness.
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 Rebecca Adimora reveals how she became addicted to chalk 10 Jan 7:19pm Updated Rebecca Adimora reveals how she became addicted to chalk
Rebecca Adimora, 25, from Oldham, Manchester, described how she became addicted to chalk during her second pregnancy. Doctors believe she was suffering from pica syndrome.
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 Pregnant teen given months to live with DIPG gives birth 10 Jan 7:12pm Updated Pregnant teen given months to live with DIPG gives birth
Dana Scatton, 17, delivered a healthy baby girl last week after being given three to nine months to live in December. The teen from Pennsylvania was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor.
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State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets 10 Jan 6:33pm Updated State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets
Peloton, which sells an internet-connected spin bicycle, unveiled a $4,000 internet-connected treadmill. The company’s insight: The gadget is not as important as the service.
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 Pregnant teen given months to live gives birth 10 Jan 5:25pm Updated Pregnant teen given months to live gives birth
Dana Scatton, 17, delivered a healthy baby girl last week after being given three to nine months to live in December. The teen from Pennsylvania was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor.
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Fresh Embryos as Good as Frozen Ones for In Vitro Fertilization 10 Jan 5:00pm Fresh Embryos as Good as Frozen Ones for In Vitro Fertilization
Researchers found using fresh or frozen embryos makes no difference for the majority of women who do not have polycystic ovary syndrome.
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 Hormone therapy stops depression before menopause starts 10 Jan 4:41pm Hormone therapy stops depression before menopause starts
Women going through menopause are twice as likely to experience depression. Researchers from the University of North Carolina found that hormone therapy can prevent it.
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Basildon, Southend and Broomfield hospitals back merger plans 10 Jan 4:11pm Basildon, Southend and Broomfield hospitals back merger plans
Three hospital trusts back merger proposals that could create one of the largest NHS trusts.
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What if CHIP Funds Run Out? Here’s What 6 Families Would Do 10 Jan 4:10pm What if CHIP Funds Run Out? Here’s What 6 Families Would Do
With Congress yet to agree on a long-term plan to pay for the popular children’s health insurance program, parents start thinking about contingency plans.
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 Everyday habits that are zapping your energy levels 10 Jan 3:17pm Everyday habits that are zapping your energy levels
According to London-based registered nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch, not eating enough protein, dodging carbohydrates and dehydration all leave people feeling permanently exhausted.
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 One cigarette is enough to get you addicted 10 Jan 2:42pm Updated One cigarette is enough to get you addicted
Taking just one drag of a cigarette is enough to get you hooked, a study at Queen Mary, University of London, has found after analysing the smoking habits of more than 215,000 people.
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 Kansas boy has surgery every three months to find trigger 10 Jan 2:26pm Updated Kansas boy has surgery every three months to find trigger
Caleb Hoshaw, 11, from Kansas, suffers from a rare condition which causes inflammation in his esophagus triggered by most of the foods he has eaten his entire life.
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 Eye cancer cluster affects dozens in North Carolina 10 Jan 1:48pm Updated Eye cancer cluster affects dozens in North Carolina
Nearly two dozen cases of ocular melanoma have been diagnosed in and near Huntersville, North Carolina in both men and women. No environmental or genetic link has been found.
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 Singing can boost post-natal depression recovery 10 Jan 10:17am Singing can boost post-natal depression recovery
Researchers from the Centre for Performance Science in London found new mothers who struggle with moderate-to-severe symptoms of the condition recover significantly faster if they sing in a group.
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MP calls for ban on high-caffeine energy drinks 10 Jan 9:46am MP calls for ban on high-caffeine energy drinks
Maria Caulfield raised the issue after the suicide of a constituent, whose family said energy drinks contributed to his anxiety.
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 Astronaut sorry for saying he grew 3.5 inches in space 10 Jan 9:02am Astronaut sorry for saying he grew 3.5 inches in space
Norishige Kanai blamed a 'measurement mistake' for the error and said he in fact grew by just 0.8 inches (2cm) in the low gravity of the ISS. 'I'm very sorry for tweeting out such fake news,'he said.
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 Jim Lynskey has been fitted with a battery-operated heart 10 Jan 8:15am Updated Jim Lynskey has been fitted with a battery-operated heart
Jim Lynskey, from Redditch, Worcestershire, has an enlarged heart, known as dilated cardiomyopathy, after he and his twin sister, Grace, caught viral meningitis at just two weeks old.
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R.S.V.? She Hadn’t Heard of It. Then Her Child Was Hospitalized. 10 Jan 7:06am R.S.V.? She Hadn’t Heard of It. Then Her Child Was Hospitalized.
More than 57,000 children under 5 are hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus each year, on average. Many parents have no idea what it is.
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R.S.V.? She Hadn’t Heard of It. Then Her Child Was Hospitalized 10 Jan 7:06am Updated R.S.V.? She Hadn’t Heard of It. Then Her Child Was Hospitalized
More than 57,000 children under 5 are hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus each year, on average. Many parents have no idea what it is.
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 Claire Coleman: Proof coconut oil is good for you? 10 Jan 6:51am Updated Claire Coleman: Proof coconut oil is good for you?
Dr Mosley decided to investigate coconut oil with researchers from the University of Cambridge to separate the myths from the facts about the increasingly popular food.
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 Graduate suffers agonising pain every time she washes 10 Jan 6:37am Updated Graduate suffers agonising pain every time she washes
Abi Harmer, 22, from Whitstable, Kent, mysteriously woke one day with such sensitive skin she is unable to sleep, relies on her parents to wash her and has to use crutches to get around.
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Sister shares graveside photo to encourage smear tests 10 Jan 6:29am Sister shares graveside photo to encourage smear tests
A cancer victim's sister has shared a graveside picture to highlight the importance of smear tests.
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You’re Sick. Whose Fault Is That? 10 Jan 6:29am Updated You’re Sick. Whose Fault Is That?
It seems sensible to encourage “personal responsibility,” and yet policies that invoke the phrase can make health problems worse.
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 Dr reveals how much sun you need to get enough vitamin D 10 Jan 6:24am Updated Dr reveals how much sun you need to get enough vitamin D
Dr Rachael Morris-Jones is a dermatology consultant at King's College Hospital in London. She breaks down the do's and the don'ts when it comes to our skin.
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 Dan Woodall receives same treatment as Christopher Reeve 10 Jan 6:23am Updated Dan Woodall receives same treatment as Christopher Reeve
The last Dan Woodall, 26, from Rainham, Kent, remembers is leaving a nightclub for a smoke 18 months ago, only to gain consciousness hours later unable to move. He cannot walk or work.
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Check your pollution 10 Jan 6:08am Check your pollution
Enter your postcode to see what the air quality is like where you are living in Britain.
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 The best moisturisers on the high street are the cheapest 10 Jan 5:54am Updated The best moisturisers on the high street are the cheapest
In new BBC show The Truth About Looking Good, moisturisers are put to the test to discover whether the expensive products do more good than cheaper options, with some surprising results.
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 Black pepper can reduce obesity, study finds 10 Jan 5:17am Updated Black pepper can reduce obesity, study finds
Rats given the compound as a supplement for six weeks had a lower body weight and body fat percentage, found researchers from Sri Venkateswara University in India.
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 Sam Wood weighs up the pros and cons of fitness cults 10 Jan 4:35am Updated Sam Wood weighs up the pros and cons of fitness cults
Former Bachelor star Sam Wood has analysed the most popular fitness trends around in Australia right now, listing the pros and cons of each type of workout.
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South Wales Police want mental health lessons for young people 10 Jan 1:14am South Wales Police want mental health lessons for young people
It comes as one force sees a significant rise in young people being detained under the Mental Health Act.
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Exercising … Your Face 10 Jan 12:37am Exercising … Your Face
These exercises, from Happy Face Yoga, are among a series that were shown to make the face look fuller and more youthful.
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Phys Ed: Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger 10 Jan 12:35am Phys Ed: Facial Exercises May Make You Look 3 Years Younger
After ‘nonsurgical face-lifts,’ dermatologists noted significant improvements in the fullness of women’s cheeks.
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