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 Video games affect the brains like drugs and alcohol, study finds 12 Jun 8:30pm Video games affect the brains like drugs and alcohol, study finds
The researchers have discovered that the ‘reward’ system of young heavy players have the same changes in structure and function as those hooked on substances.
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High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Risk 12 Jun 7:05pm High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Risk
Even levels that do not usually require medication can increase the risk.
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How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says 12 Jun 6:37pm Updated How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says
Current policies and programs have failed overwhelmingly to address and prevent the problem, said a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
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 US college student, 20, left paralyzed while on vacation in Spain 12 Jun 6:26pm US college student, 20, left paralyzed while on vacation in Spain
Kara Dunn, 20, from Tempe, Arizona, was left paralyzed in Spain last week when she was diagnosed with a rare disease in which the immune system attacks the nervous system.
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 Professional dancer who nearly died of shock cardiac arrest at 32 from a common condition 12 Jun 6:09pm Updated Professional dancer who nearly died of shock cardiac arrest at 32 from a common condition
Professional dancer Ashley Newman went into cardiac arrest after a rehearsal at just 32 but was saved by CPR given by her fellow dancers. In December, she returned to the stage for the first time.
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 Doctors warn masculinity forces men into loneliness and harms their mental health 12 Jun 6:02pm Updated Doctors warn masculinity forces men into loneliness and harms their mental health
In the wake of Anthony Bourdain's suicide, two experts warn that a culture that teaches men not to communicate leaves them alone and unable to address their mental health concerns.
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 Nutritionists reveal what they would pick from a taco truck 12 Jun 5:34pm Nutritionists reveal what they would pick from a taco truck
A taco truck can be a good option for a quick and cheap lunch. But what dishes will you leave you satisfied and which will bloat you? We asked three nutritionists for their picks and what to avoid.
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 US toddlers have more than SEVEN teaspoons of added sugar a day by age two, CDC report finds 12 Jun 5:10pm US toddlers have more than SEVEN teaspoons of added sugar a day by age two, CDC report finds
A new CDC study has found that American toddlers are consuming too much added sugar, with kids between ages of 19 and 23 months old consuming more than seven teaspoons per day.
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The New Obamacare Lawsuit Could Undo Far More Than Protections for Pre-existing Conditions 12 Jun 4:20pm Updated The New Obamacare Lawsuit Could Undo Far More Than Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
Removing two rules from the individual market could very easily disrupt many others.
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 Public health warning as almost 600 cases of measles have been confirmed in England this year 12 Jun 2:40pm Updated Public health warning as almost 600 cases of measles have been confirmed in England this year
Public Health England is warning people to make sure they and their children are vaccinated against measles as the infection continues to spread across the country, affecting 587 people so far.
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 Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory 12 Jun 2:24pm Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory
A Dutch study of almost 2,000 older people found those who smoked - or were diabetic - were more likely to have these 'calcifications' on CT scans.
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 Texas, Utah, and Arizona are seeing an alarming spike in kids reaching school unvaccinated 12 Jun 2:17pm Texas, Utah, and Arizona are seeing an alarming spike in kids reaching school unvaccinated
Experts warn that trend is a 'public health crisis' fueled by the heavily-funded anti-vaxxer movement, and that if this keeps going these states may have to ban non-medical exemptions.
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Matter: A Crispr Conundrum: How Cells Fend Off Gene Editing 12 Jun 2:11pm Matter: A Crispr Conundrum: How Cells Fend Off Gene Editing
Scientists may need to bypass a cell’s cancer defenses in order to successfully edit its DNA. The finding raises questions about gene-editing advances.
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 Nutritionists reveal what they would pick from a taco truck and what they would avoid 12 Jun 1:17pm Updated Nutritionists reveal what they would pick from a taco truck and what they would avoid
A taco truck can be a good option for a quick and cheap lunch. But what dishes will you leave you satisfied and which will bloat you? We asked three nutritionists for their picks and what to avoid.
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C-Sections Not Tied to Overweight Children 12 Jun 12:30pm C-Sections Not Tied to Overweight Children
Within families, mode of birth had no effect on body mass index in children.
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 Man, 47, left with a mark in his mouth by performing fellatio 12 Jun 11:04am Man, 47, left with a mark in his mouth by performing fellatio
Dentists in Monterrey, Mexico, stumbled across the 47-year-old's red skin in the roof of his mouth during a routine check-up. Baffled as to what it could be, they quizzed the unidentified patient.
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 How 53-year-old became one of the first NHS patients saved by ‘miracle’ cancer treatment 12 Jun 10:53am Updated How 53-year-old became one of the first NHS patients saved by ‘miracle’ cancer treatment
Eighteen months on from successful treatment for an aggressive type of skin cancer, Tina Manning, 53, of Luton, faced the words no patient wants to hear. The cancer was back.
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 Nursery worker with 32GG breasts says NHS is denying her surgery 12 Jun 9:32am Updated Nursery worker with 32GG breasts says NHS is denying her surgery
Jenna Todd, 27, from Glasgow, says she has had 100 doctors' appointments to try to get reduction surgery for her 32GG chest, which causes her agony and left her with bulimia in her early 20s.
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Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog 12 Jun 8:58am Social media must be made less addictive, says watchdog
The Children's Commissioner for England also pinpointed videos and algorithms that pump out more content.
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 Why your orange juice could be healthier if you keep it in FREEZER 12 Jun 8:22am Why your orange juice could be healthier if you keep it in FREEZER
Researchers at the University of Seville in Spain say the body may absorb carotenoids – antioxidants – more effectively from orange juice which has been frozen and thawed out.
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 Huge drop in children dying of meningitis and pneumonia 12 Jun 8:13am Updated Huge drop in children dying of meningitis and pneumonia
Hib and pneumococcus once killed thousands a year in the US and Europe, and still do in developing countries. A new Johns Hopkins report finds vaccines are driving down the rate of deaths.
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 Nursery worker, 27, with 32GG breasts says NHS is denying her reduction surgery despite her agony 12 Jun 8:02am Nursery worker, 27, with 32GG breasts says NHS is denying her reduction surgery despite her agony
Jenna Todd, 27, from Glasgow, says she has had 100 doctors' appointments to try to get reduction surgery for her 32GG chest, which causes her agony and left her with bulimia in her early 20s.
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Public Health Agency recalls 150 women for cancer test 12 Jun 7:28am Public Health Agency recalls 150 women for cancer test
150 patients are being contacted to have their cervical smear test redone.
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 Woman who took illegal cannabis oil to battle cancer recovers 12 Jun 7:23am Woman who took illegal cannabis oil to battle cancer recovers
Joy Smith, from Coventry, was told she would only have six weeks to live when she was diagnosed with incurable stomach and bowel cancer in August 2016.
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 Can a sandwich spread be HEALTHY? An NHS dietician assesses five of the most popular... 12 Jun 6:37am Can a sandwich spread be HEALTHY? An NHS dietician assesses five of the most popular...
Heinz Salad Cream is considering changing its name to Sandwich Cream. There are, of course, more traditional sandwich fillers — but are they any good for you?
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 It was only seeking urgent help that saved celebrity photographer Terry O’Neill from going blind 12 Jun 6:26am Updated It was only seeking urgent help that saved celebrity photographer Terry O’Neill from going blind
Terry O'Neil has photographed everyone from The Beatles to the Rolling Stones, Brigitte Bardot to Frank Sinatra.
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Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare 12 Jun 6:03am Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare
Six states are told to pull 73,000 eggs from sale after residue from an insecticide is detected.
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Suicide Survivor Guilt 12 Jun 5:00am Suicide Survivor Guilt
All the messages urging us to be more vigilant about suicide carry a devastating flip side for family members of people who take their lives: the sense that they did not do enough.
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 ‘Artificial’ kidney that could mean thousands won’t need dialysis or a transplant 12 Jun 3:57am ‘Artificial’ kidney that could mean thousands won’t need dialysis or a transplant
The implant is expected to begin trials later this year and if successful, it could be available within a few years, saving patients from dialysis or needing a transplant.
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 Teenage mothers are more likely to have early menopause, new research reveals 12 Jun 3:57am Teenage mothers are more likely to have early menopause, new research reveals
Teenage mothers are more likely to have an early menopause as well as a hysterectomy, according to the Canadian-led International Mobility in Ageing Study.
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 Why DO so many GPs refuse to give women HRT? 12 Jun 3:56am Updated Why DO so many GPs refuse to give women HRT?
After two years of trying to manage the debilitating symptoms of the menopause on her own, Jayne Caple, of Bristol, went to her GP at the end of her tether.
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 Prostate cancer breakthrough: DNA test identifies men who are more likely to develop the disease   12 Jun 2:27am Updated Prostate cancer breakthrough: DNA test identifies men who are more likely to develop the disease  
Researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, identified 63 new genetic mutations linked to the condition, which they combined with more than 100 known DNA variants.
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Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions 12 Jun 1:09am Updated Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions
Numerous “crimes against humanity” have taken place in North Korea including murder, forced abortions, religious persecution and starvation, a United Nations commission found in 2014.
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Personal Health: The Dangers of Belly Fat 12 Jun 12:04am Updated Personal Health: The Dangers of Belly Fat
If your waist measures 35 or more inches for women or 40 or more inches for men, chances are you’re harboring a potentially dangerous amount of abdominal fat.
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