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Concerns raised over viability of large home care provider 6 Nov 2018, 7:34pm Updated Concerns raised over viability of large home care provider
Allied Healthcare offers home care services, such as cleaning, shopping and helping those in need get dressed, across 84 councils in England to around 9,300 people.
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Duncan Hines recalling 2.4m boxes of cake mix 6 Nov 2018, 5:11pm Updated Duncan Hines recalling 2.4m boxes of cake mix
The recall affects Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow varieties of cake mix, according to Conagra Brands, Duncan Hines' parent company.
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The male midlife diet crisis: Which eating plan is best for YOU?  6 Nov 2018, 5:10pm Updated The male midlife diet crisis: Which eating plan is best for YOU? 
Men store more fat in the ab area, which tends to be visceral fat, the type that collects near vital organs and is linked to heart disease. A nutritionist and a psychologist explain how to get rid of it.
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Mississippi is the fattest state in America for the third year in a row 6 Nov 2018, 5:01pm Updated Mississippi is the fattest state in America for the third year in a row
A new study conducted by WalletHub concluded that Mississippi was the fattest state when it came to obese adults and children with health problems and Colorado was was named the least fat state.
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Study of 400 million people reveals DNA has barely any impact on how long you will live  6 Nov 2018, 4:13pm Study of 400 million people reveals DNA has barely any impact on how long you will live 
Scientists at Calico Life Sciences studied data from Ancestry.com family trees and found that only about seven percent of our life expectancy can be attributed to genes - less than half than we thought.
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GPs to prescribe medical cannabis in Jersey 6 Nov 2018, 2:47pm GPs to prescribe medical cannabis in Jersey
Politicians voted for the island's government to change the law by 28 February 2019.
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Five new AI medical centres to speed up disease diagnosis 6 Nov 2018, 2:23pm Updated Five new AI medical centres to speed up disease diagnosis
The medical technology centres in Leeds, Oxford, Coventry, Glasgow and London will be funded by the Government as it looks to increase its investment in AI and improve patient treatment.
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First-of-its-kind surgery allows child with AFM to walk again as CDC figures show rates are rushing 6 Nov 2018, 2:19pm First-of-its-kind surgery allows child with AFM to walk again as CDC figures show rates are rushing
Brandon Noblitt, eight, of Greenville, South Carolina, was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2016. After being paralyzed for a year, he's walking again thanks to a first-ever procedure.
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Mothers prefer daughters and fathers prefer sons - but the female bias is stronger, study says  6 Nov 2018, 1:36pm Mothers prefer daughters and fathers prefer sons - but the female bias is stronger, study says 
Women would prefer to have daughters and are more likely to invest more in their girl children than in boys, while men (slightly) prefer boys, new US and Finnish research reveals - marking a modern shift.
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Sitting down for too long is NOT as bad for you as smoking 6 Nov 2018, 12:49pm Sitting down for too long is NOT as bad for you as smoking
Epidemiologists at the University of South Australia, led by Dr Terry Boyle, have now warned the two are simply not comparable in the American Journal of Public Health.
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From collecting pebbles to sipping green tea: 10 tips to beat the autumn blues 6 Nov 2018, 12:39pm Updated From collecting pebbles to sipping green tea: 10 tips to beat the autumn blues
By going out in the sun to get vitamin D, sipping green tea full of nutrients and antioxidants and skipping pebbles for a low-impact hobby, you can elevate your mood and boost energy levels.
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Instagram star, 25, declines surgery to fix the 80-degree curve in her spine 6 Nov 2018, 11:46am Updated Instagram star, 25, declines surgery to fix the 80-degree curve in her spine
Hayley Wakefield, 25, from Scottsdale, Arizona, was diagnosed with scoliosis at just nine years old when her parents noticed her hips were uneven. Her research revealed no-one has died from the disorder.
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Royal College of Physicians publishes new code of conduct to tackle #MeToo behaviours 6 Nov 2018, 10:28am Royal College of Physicians publishes new code of conduct to tackle #MeToo behaviours
Ten-point code from the London-based college outlines that sexism, undermining actions or just plain rudeness from doctors is unacceptable. These can be damaging, given their authority.
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Small amount of iron deficiency during your period can be a risk factor for mental health illness 6 Nov 2018, 10:23am Small amount of iron deficiency during your period can be a risk factor for mental health illness
Researchers at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland, who led the study, also say the drop in iron can worsen the cognitive performance and endurance of women.
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Soaring number of patients facing 6-week waits for crucial NHS tests 6 Nov 2018, 10:16am Soaring number of patients facing 6-week waits for crucial NHS tests
Freedom of Information figures have revealed the NHS across the UK is keeping more than 100,000 people waiting longer than six weeks for vital scans, which could be delaying their treatment.
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Mother who is covered in tumours has accepted her looks after her son was born with the disorder 6 Nov 2018, 10:07am Updated Mother who is covered in tumours has accepted her looks after her son was born with the disorder
Vanessa Cornelio, 25, from Glendale, Arizona, was born with neurofibromatosis, which causes tumours to grow on nerve tissue. Her two-year-old son Daniel Jr. inherited the condition.
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Yellow fever kills 10 people in Ethiopia as officials send 1.45million vaccines 6 Nov 2018, 9:32am Updated Yellow fever kills 10 people in Ethiopia as officials send 1.45million vaccines
The World Health Organization is sending yellow fever vaccines to Ethiopia after 35 people have become infected in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region.
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Matt Hancock: GPs should prescribe concerts and mixtapes 6 Nov 2018, 8:33am Matt Hancock: GPs should prescribe concerts and mixtapes
Government's 'social prescribing' plans include concert trips and arts classes for patients.
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Soaring number of patients are facing six-week waits for crucial NHS tests 6 Nov 2018, 7:35am Soaring number of patients are facing six-week waits for crucial NHS tests
Freedom of Information figures have revealed the NHS across the UK is keeping more than 100,000 people waiting longer than six weeks for vital scans, which could be delaying their treatment.
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ME & MY OPERATION: Magnetic seeds that makes breast cancer surgery less risky  6 Nov 2018, 6:31am ME & MY OPERATION: Magnetic seeds that makes breast cancer surgery less risky 
Elizabeth Cozens, 78, a retired administrator from Manchester, tried a brand new treatment after being diagnosed with breast cancer. This is her story.
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Sands United: The football team for fathers who have lost a baby 6 Nov 2018, 5:03am Sands United: The football team for fathers who have lost a baby
Every Sands United player has experienced the loss of a baby, either as a father or a family member.
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Suicides Among Japanese Children Reach Highest Level in 3 Decades 6 Nov 2018, 5:00am Updated Suicides Among Japanese Children Reach Highest Level in 3 Decades
A total of 250 children in elementary, middle and high schools committed suicide last year, the highest number since 1986, Japan’s Education Ministry said.
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Doctors: A Profusion of Diagnoses. That’s Good and Bad. 6 Nov 2018, 5:00am Doctors: A Profusion of Diagnoses. That’s Good and Bad.
With millions of Americans taking risky medications for questionable diagnoses, have we medicalized everyday life?
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Scotland to get AI health research centre 6 Nov 2018, 4:43am Updated Scotland to get AI health research centre
The Glasgow centre will look at how artificial intelligence could improve patient diagnosis and treatment.
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Why quiet running could improve your performance and help you avoid injury 6 Nov 2018, 1:46am Why quiet running could improve your performance and help you avoid injury
Running is a great way to stay in shape and improve fitness. But as any runner knows, it can be hard on the body. An Australian coach explains why 'quiet running' is a better way to pound the pavement.
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