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 Dr Kay tells of when a woman had a Kinder Egg stuck in her vagina 10 Jul 9:00pm Updated Dr Kay tells of when a woman had a Kinder Egg stuck in her vagina
An unnamed woman, believed to be from the UK, took advantage of the leap year tradition and popped the question to her boyfriend one February 29. While in her vagina, the egg got stuck.
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 Finding work a struggle in the heat? Scientists discover why 10 Jul 8:55pm Finding work a struggle in the heat? Scientists discover why
Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School say heatwaves can affect people's ability to think similarly to the freezing temperatures which cause hypothermia.
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Stopping type 1 diabetes from birth 10 Jul 7:49pm Stopping type 1 diabetes from birth
Experts believe they may have found a way to prevent the condition from developing in at risk babies.
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 Hope for menopausal women: Scientists find how to banish hot flashes 10 Jul 7:17pm Hope for menopausal women: Scientists find how to banish hot flashes
Scientists at the University of Washington have shown we could target a neuron rather than estrogen levels with drugs. Hormone replacement therapy reduces hot flashes but increases stroke risk.
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 UK children consume energy drinks more than anywhere else in Europe 10 Jul 6:40pm UK children consume energy drinks more than anywhere else in Europe
A Government report states that nearly 70 per cent of children aged 10-to-17 years old in the UK consume energy drinks, having around 50 per cent more than the EU average.
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 9/11 first responders cannot get compensated for higher stroke risk 10 Jul 5:21pm 9/11 first responders cannot get compensated for higher stroke risk
Neither exposure to dust from the site, nor depression explained the elevated risk, researchers note in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
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 Many 9/11 first responders have DOUBLE the risk of stroke and heart attack 10 Jul 4:37pm Many 9/11 first responders have DOUBLE the risk of stroke and heart attack
Neither exposure to dust from the site, nor depression explained the elevated risk, researchers note in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
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 Woman tells how her itchy skin was actually cancer and the warning signs to look out for 10 Jul 4:36pm Woman tells how her itchy skin was actually cancer and the warning signs to look out for
Lauren Chiarello, 33, from New York City, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December 2007 after experiencing severe itching. She went into remission but it returned again in 2009.
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 Working night shifts drives up the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease: 10 Jul 4:35pm Updated Working night shifts drives up the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease:
A new study from the University of Washington and the University of Surrey has found that working night shift disrupts the peripheral clocks found in your body's tissues such as the liver and pancreas.
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 Twitter reacts to Matt Hancock becoming the new Health Secretary 10 Jul 3:36pm Updated Twitter reacts to Matt Hancock becoming the new Health Secretary
Former Culture Secretary Matt Hancock took over the reign at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle.
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45-Hour Workweek Increases Diabetes Risk in Women 10 Jul 2:57pm 45-Hour Workweek Increases Diabetes Risk in Women
Women — but not men — who worked long hours were at increased risk of diabetes.
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the healing edge: Dying Organs Restored to Life in Novel Experiments 10 Jul 12:32pm Updated the healing edge: Dying Organs Restored to Life in Novel Experiments
An unusual transplant may revive tissues thought to be hopelessly damaged, including the heart and brain.
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 Car vibrations make drivers drowsy in just 15 minutes, study finds 10 Jul 12:21pm Updated Car vibrations make drivers drowsy in just 15 minutes, study finds
Researchers from RMIT University, Melbourne, found that even among those who feel fully rested, the gentle vibrations of a moving vehicle are enough to send some to sleep within half-an-hour.
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 Expert reveals 7 dieting mistakes that can stop weight loss 10 Jul 11:28am Updated Expert reveals 7 dieting mistakes that can stop weight loss
Many people struggle with dieting and find they don't lose weight as quickly or as effectively as they had hoped. Psychologist Louise Atkinson writes for Healthista to explain why your diet isn't working.
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 Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots 10 Jul 11:18am Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women.
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 Surgeon who works day and night to help women in pain 10 Jul 10:42am Surgeon who works day and night to help women in pain
Dr Sohier Elneil, from London, is the latest medical professional to be nominated for our annual NHS Health Heroes award. This is her extraordinary story...
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 Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia 10 Jul 10:02am Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia
Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders.
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 Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia: 10 Jul 9:27am Updated Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia:
Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders.
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 Married people are less likely to break bones in their old age, study finds 10 Jul 7:55am Married people are less likely to break bones in their old age, study finds
Married couples are less likely to suffer from broken bones in their old age, a study has found, and experts think it might be because they are better at taking care of their health and live less risky lives.
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Cave rescue: Final push under way in Thailand 10 Jul 7:29am Updated Cave rescue: Final push under way in Thailand
A ninth boy emerges as divers push to complete the rescue of a football team from a flooded cave.
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 UK girl born without an eye has one created from her own STOMACH FAT 10 Jul 7:19am UK girl born without an eye has one created from her own STOMACH FAT
Myah Hauxwell, three, from Mansfield, Nottingham, was born with microphthalmia, or small eye syndrome, which left her blind in one eye. Previous prosthetics caused her face to droop.
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 Three-year-old girl born without an eye is the first in the UK to have one created from STOMACH FAT 10 Jul 6:50am Three-year-old girl born without an eye is the first in the UK to have one created from STOMACH FAT
Myah Hauxwell, three, from Mansfield, Nottingham, was born with microphthalmia, or small eye syndrome, which left her blind in one eye. Previous prosthetics caused her face to droop.
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 Victory for the Mail! Officials SUSPEND the use of vaginal mesh 10 Jul 4:13am Updated Victory for the Mail! Officials SUSPEND the use of vaginal mesh
NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care has accepted an immediate suspension of vaginal mesh for the procedure, called for by Baroness Julia Cumberlege.
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 Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious 10 Jul 3:47am Updated Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious
Palliative sedation is when a patient who is terminally is given enough sedatives to render them unconscious. Although it is legal in all 50 states, it is controversial and some liken it euthanasia.
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 Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report 10 Jul 3:10am Updated Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report
Rates of obesity in boys are highest in Greece, where more than a third of 11 year olds are either obese or overweight. Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands have the lowest rates.
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 Sex addiction IS a mental-health disorder, declare WHO 10 Jul 2:43am Updated Sex addiction IS a mental-health disorder, declare WHO
The updated guidelines are scheduled to be presented to all WHO member states at their annual assembly in May 2019. It is aimed the new classifications will come into effect in 2022.
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 Could your bra cause headaches? The home test to ensure your lingerie is the right size 10 Jul 2:37am Could your bra cause headaches? The home test to ensure your lingerie is the right size
According to research, 80 per cent of women wear the wrong bra for their size and shape. Sydney-based Triumph lingerie fitter Paula Svoboda says loose bras could be the cause of your repetitive headaches.
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 All you need to know about your pulse and what a normal heart rate is 10 Jul 1:35am Updated All you need to know about your pulse and what a normal heart rate is
Anna Beale, a PhD candidate in cardiology at Monash University, and Shane Nanayakkara, a cardiologist at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, explain what a normal heart rate is.
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