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 Solar eclipse could cause eye problems for people 50m Updated Solar eclipse could cause eye problems for people
Daily Mail
Experts warned that staring at the eclipse without protective eyewear could damage the retinas. Solar retinopathy occurs when staring at the sun for too long. Symptoms include vision spots and blurriness.
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 8 in 10 women with history of cancer have not had testing 1h 25m Updated 8 in 10 women with history of cancer have not had testing
Daily Mail
The actress had both breasts removed in 2013 after testing for the faulty BRCA1 gene which was said to boost public awareness. But a new Californian study suggests the message has failed.
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 Plymouth father survived septis thanks to his muscles 2h Updated Plymouth father survived septis thanks to his muscles
Daily Mail
Father-of-four Paul Scarborough, 47, from Plymouth was close to death after losing 30 years worth of muscle in just eight weeks as the life-threatening infection took over his body.
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 Couple force to sacrifice conjoined twins to save baby 3h Updated Couple force to sacrifice conjoined twins to save baby
Daily Mail
Jemma Haig and Murray McKirdy, from East Lothian, were told that not all their babies could survive. The conjoined twins were joined at the chest and shared a heart and respiratory system.
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What should you do if you’re bitten by a tick?4h What should you do if you’re bitten by a tick?
The Guardian
An expert’s view on the prevention, symptoms and treatment of Lyme disease
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How afraid should we be of ticks and Lyme disease?4h How afraid should we be of ticks and Lyme disease?
The Guardian
There has been a surge in cases of the tick-borne infection, with rugby star Matt Dawson the latest public figure to warn of the dangers after needing heart surgery to recover. Here’s the truth about the tiny creatures and the harm they can cause Infected deer ticks are nothing if not indiscriminate when they gorge on human blood. And when the eyeless arachnids sink their teeth into celebrity skin and transmit Lyme disease, we all hear about it. Avril Lavigne, Richard Gere and George W Bush are all said to have experienced the horrors of hosting the
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 How to beat health problems no one likes to talk about 4h Updated How to beat health problems no one likes to talk about
Daily Mail
When it comes to digestive troubles we’re remarkably shy, with more than 40 per cent of people never discussing their symptoms with a doctor.
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 Vegetarian diets really do lower your cholesterol 4h Updated Vegetarian diets really do lower your cholesterol
Daily Mail
A review of nearly 50 studies led by researchers from Keio University in Fujisawa found eating more greens could be a good preventive care for cardiovascular disease (stock image).
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No sex please, we're American: US fondness for preaching abstinence is a mistake, health experts warn5h No sex please, we're American: US fondness for preaching abstinence is a mistake, health experts warn
The Independent
'Although abstinence is theoretically effective, in actual practice, intentions to abstain from sexual activity often fail'
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 Abstinence-only sex ed programs are failing American teens 5h Abstinence-only sex ed programs are failing American teens
Daily Mail
American sex ed classes that teach abstinence-only are ineffective in delaying the age of first sexual encounter and risky behavior and violate teenagers' human rights, new study confirms.
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Gemma Arterton reveals studio filmed her exercising to make her lose weight for role6h Gemma Arterton reveals studio filmed her exercising to make her lose weight for role
The Guardian
Actor describes ‘traumatic’ experience in Morocco when Hollywood producers flew out a personal trainer and filmed her at the gym to prove she was exercising Gemma Arterton has revealed that she was once forced to lose weight for a role by Hollywood producers, who flew out a personal trainer to work with her on location and filmed her at the gym to prove that she was exercising. Speaking to
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 NICE: Pedestrian crossing timings should be changed 8h Updated NICE: Pedestrian crossing timings should be changed
Daily Mail
NICE says the green man changes too quickly for the elderly, parents with prams and disabled people who struggle to cross road. Local councils are responsible for pedestrian crossings.
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 Contact sports cause noticeable brain changes 8h Contact sports cause noticeable brain changes
Daily Mail
Researchers at St Michael's Hospital in New Jersey found that body contact and brain damage are directly correlated - with sports that involve more contact causing more significant changes.
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 Popular children are more likely to be anxious adults 8h Popular children are more likely to be anxious adults
Daily Mail
Seeking social status as a teenager, rather than close, genuine friendships may lead to problems as an adult, Virginia University claims. Pictured is a scene from the film Mean Girls.
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 Michigan actress has surgery to stop time-bomb in brain 9h Michigan actress has surgery to stop time-bomb in brain
Daily Mail
Actress and model Andrea Syron, 36, from Grand Blanc in Michigan noticed the buzzing sound in her ear develop into a strong 'whooshing', which led to her diagnosis five months ago.
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 Families could get money off their shopping bills 9h Families could get money off their shopping bills
Daily Mail
Two-thirds of adults and one-third of 11-year-olds in the UK are currently overweight, greatly increasing the risk of heart attacks, strokes, cancer, dementia and diabetes.
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Pampers change emotional premature baby advert due to complaints9h Pampers change emotional premature baby advert due to complaints
The Independent
Some parents whose premature babies never made it home find the ad extremely upsetting
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UK families could get money off shopping bills if they hit exercise goals9h UK families could get money off shopping bills if they hit exercise goals
The Guardian
NHS ‘healthy towns’ scheme could offer rewards such as free cinema tickets in attempt to reduce lifestyle-related illnesses Families could be offered discounts on their food shopping, cut-price sports gear and free cinema tickets for hitting exercise targets in a drive to reduce the burden of lifestyle-related illness on the NHS. The proposals, for residents to receive rewards if they walk a specified number of steps, form part of
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HIV home-testing kits warning9h HIV home-testing kits warning
BBC
The medicines regulator seizes 114 potentially unreliable home-testing kits.
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Back to school sports: the women returning to netball10h Back to school sports: the women returning to netball
The Guardian
A surge in sports participation around the country has seen many, particularly mothers in their 30s and 40s, get back into the team sports of their youth As a carefree teenager, my Saturday county netball games were motivated by my desire to compete and a simple, but steadfast, determination not to let the goal attack into the circle to shoot. More than two decades later and my life is filled with drop-offs, pickups, birthday parties, household chores, arguing with awkward children at home and managing even more awkward grownups at work. Yet at the back of my mind there has always been a longing to return to my favourite school sport, if only I had enough time. Post-children, this desire only grew stronger as I desperately sought “me time” and an activity where I did not have to think for three other people. In my mid-30s, I joined an informal netball group in Kibworth, Leicestershire, after spotting it listed in the local newspaper. Now 38, I am gearing up for my second competitive season in the Market Harborough netball league, which starts in September.
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Woman shares warning 'black line on nail' could be sign of cancer 10h Woman shares warning 'black line on nail' could be sign of cancer
The Independent
The NHS advises you get any dark lines on your nails checked by doctors
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 Johnson & Johnson pay after talcum powder linked to cancer 10h Updated Johnson & Johnson pay after talcum powder linked to cancer
Daily Mail
A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417million to Eva Echeverria, 63, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007, after 40 years of using talcum.
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Language tests10h Language tests
BBC
Potential foreign nursing recruits to the NHS say the current language test is too difficult.
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 Fertility warning over cleaning chemicals 11h Fertility warning over cleaning chemicals
Daily Mail
Common antiseptic products contain compounds linked to infertility in mice, a Californian study shows. They damage our cells and affect the hormone oestrogen.
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 Young men are in their worst mood at around 2pm 11h Updated Young men are in their worst mood at around 2pm
Daily Mail
Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia looked at the activation of reward-processing brain regions at various times throughout the day.
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Six secret rules of footballers' diets11h Six secret rules of footballers' diets
The Independent
Nutrition has become more of a key focus when it comes to improving professional footballers' performances
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 Former ITV producer reveals shocking effect of nut allergy 13h Updated Former ITV producer reveals shocking effect of nut allergy
Daily Mail
A former online producer for This Morning, Amy-May Shead, 29, was on holiday with her friends in 2014 when just one bite of her food in a restaurant caused an anaphylactic reaction
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How much can you exercise while pregnant?14h How much can you exercise while pregnant?
The Guardian
For years, mothers-to-be have been told to cut back on exercise and take it easy despite the positive effects on body and mind. So how much is OK – and what workouts are recommended?‘Stop running, kill the wild swimming and be careful about cycling.” I like my GP – he is a funny, hardworking man, practising in a diverse community with stretched resources. But when I walked into his office, six weeks pregnant, his advice on exercise during pregnancy felt a little like being wrapped in a vacuum bag. I didn’t want to stop exercising. I can’t really afford to stop cycling (thank you Transport for London) and I would genuinely fear for my mental health if I gave up running overnight. Exercise during pregnancy is controversial. Serena Williams, winner of 23 tennis grand slams, made headlines worldwide on Monday, simply for declaring her plans “to keep exercising for as long as possible while pregnant”. For much of recent history, write the authors of
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I have evidence of fraud but Santander won’t act14h I have evidence of fraud but Santander won’t act
The Guardian
We even knew the details of the account that was used for criminal purposes
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 10 REASONS: to eat a Mediterranean diet  16h 10 REASONS: to eat a Mediterranean diet 
Daily Mail
A University of Barcelona study found that cutting down on fat was the least effective way to trim ‘spare tyres’ and eating 'good fats' like olive oil, lost more weight than those who controlled calories.
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 Korey Baruta opens up about her battle with anorexia 16h Korey Baruta opens up about her battle with anorexia
Daily Mail
Korey Baruta, from Melbourne, was on the brink of death after her weight plummeted to a dangerous 35 kilos when she fell into the grips of anorexia for four years.
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 Revealed, how breast density is key to cancer 16h Revealed, how breast density is key to cancer
Daily Mail
Among younger women, four in ten cases of breast cancer can be blamed on high breast density, according to a recent US study.
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 Sugar in breast milk could kill off superbugs 16h Updated Sugar in breast milk could kill off superbugs
Daily Mail
Mother's milk has been found to contain natural antibiotics that could be used in the battle to fight drug-resistant diseases, a study by Vanderbilt University in the US has found.
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 8 in 1,000 babies born with fetal alcohol syndrome 16h Updated 8 in 1,000 babies born with fetal alcohol syndrome
Daily Mail
A new study at the Institute for Mental Health Policy Research Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, found fetal alcohol syndrome is far more common than previously thought.
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 One in five sunbed users are addicted 16h Updated One in five sunbed users are addicted
Daily Mail
A study by US and German researchers suggests sunbed users are ignoring health warnings over their use. Using them before age 35 doubles your risk of malignant melanoma.
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 Dr Martin Scurr: Will my cooker stop a pacemaker working? 18h Updated Dr Martin Scurr: Will my cooker stop a pacemaker working?
Daily Mail
A man is concerned about his wife who is due to have a pacemaker fitted and wants to know if there is a risk to it when using an induction cooker.
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 High blood pressure is on the rise in children and teens 18h High blood pressure is on the rise in children and teens
Daily Mail
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines to help detect high blood pressure in children and teens. This is after a study revealed that 3.5 percent have hypertension.
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 Matt Dawson tells how a tick bite left him needing surgery 19h Updated Matt Dawson tells how a tick bite left him needing surgery
Daily Mail
Rugby star Matt Dawson, 44, developed a rash and fever after being bitten by a tick while working out at a park in Chiswick, West London in July 2015. He was eventually diagnosed with Lyme Disease.
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 Me And My Operation: Back implant that banishes pain 19h Updated Me And My Operation: Back implant that banishes pain
Daily Mail
A new implant for patients with severe back pain can replace damaged bones in the spine and, unlike traditional surgery, doesn’t restrict movement. Melissa Ingalls, 47, from North London, had it fitted.
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 High-tech mat that detects foot ulcers before they develop 19h Updated High-tech mat that detects foot ulcers before they develop
Daily Mail
The device has temperature sensors that detect ‘hot spots’ on the soles of feet, which indicate an ulcer may develop in a few days or weeks.
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 How to eat avocados properly including the seed husk 20h Updated How to eat avocados properly including the seed husk
Daily Mail
Texas researchers discovered the seed husks are rich in protective compounds which may prevent the growth of malignant tumours and the build-up of fat inside our arteries.
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 Does eating meat in pregnancy cause schizophrenia in baby? 20h Updated Does eating meat in pregnancy cause schizophrenia in baby?
Daily Mail
An 'overload' of a common essential amino was linked to the mental condition, a Californian study found. When mice were given three times as much methionine they developed symptoms.
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 Statin could be a weapon in the fight against typhoid 20h Updated Statin could be a weapon in the fight against typhoid
Daily Mail
Statins may be able to fight deadly typhoid fever as well as lowering cholesterol, according to scientists from Duke University in the US.
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Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case22h Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case
BBC
The payout - to a woman who developed ovarian cancer - is the largest award so far against the firm.
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 Parents are failing to put babies to sleep on their backs 22h Parents are failing to put babies to sleep on their backs
Daily Mail
Less than half of the babies in the US sleep on their backs all the time, despite doctors' warnings to parents that this sleeping position decreases a baby's risk of dying of SIDS.
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 Chemicals from gut bacteria improve health in old age 25h Chemicals from gut bacteria improve health in old age
Daily Mail
A molecule made by gut bacteria makes older animals more mobile, stronger and - in some cases - more fertile, researchers have found. They think it could do the same for humans.
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 Louisiana boy delivers brother when mom went into labor 25h Louisiana boy delivers brother when mom went into labor
Daily Mail
Jayden Fontenot delivered his baby brother Daxx after his mom Ashly Moreau unexpectedly went into labor August 11 at his home in Sulphur, Louisiana.
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 Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication 27h Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Daily Mail
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs and may be harmful.
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 Menopause aid liquorice can interfere with medications 28h Menopause aid liquorice can interfere with medications
Daily Mail
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs and may be harmful.
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 Artificial womb used to incubate a lamb for second time 30h Updated Artificial womb used to incubate a lamb for second time
Daily Mail
Researchers from the University of Western Australia tested a second artificial womb on fetal lambs. They were able to keep the lambs in there for one week and say the animals were born healthy.
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Should we buy as joint tenants or tenants in common?30h Should we buy as joint tenants or tenants in common?
The Guardian
My partner has a child from a previous relationship and I worry it will affect future thinking
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 Retired NFL player to be in the first to try new ALS drug 31h Updated Retired NFL player to be in the first to try new ALS drug
Daily Mail
Former NFL star William White is getting ready to start taking edaravone, a potentially groundbreaking drug that could slow the progression of ALS in people with the disease.
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Inquiry call against health board over killer Kris Wade31h Inquiry call against health board over killer Kris Wade
BBC
Health officials did not follow procedures over sex assault complaints against a worker who later killed his neighbour.
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Protein powders in smoothies do not make you bloated, declares top nutritionist32h Protein powders in smoothies do not make you bloated, declares top nutritionist
The Independent
Many healthy foodies and fitness fanatics swear by fruit-filled protein shakes, and you don't need to worry about doing so
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 Cancer NHS patient spends 13 hours waiting on a trolley 32h Updated Cancer NHS patient spends 13 hours waiting on a trolley
Daily Mail
Nick Turner, 54, says he felt like he was in the 'third world' as he waited for treatment for a blood infection at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on 30 July.
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 Philadelphia newborn saved by a pair of £230 super-socks 36h Philadelphia newborn saved by a pair of £230 super-socks
Daily Mail
Ryan Golinski (pictured left) and Kate Crawford, from Philadelphia, bought a pair of £230 socks with a heart monitor which alerted them to baby Bryce's heart rate racing at twice the safe rate.
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I’m a 27-year-old virgin – should I see an escort?37h I’m a 27-year-old virgin – should I see an escort?
The Guardian
I had a difficult childhood and although I am now on medication and doing much better, I feel so much shame and regret
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How was your weekend running?37h Updated How was your weekend running?
The Guardian
How do you put back the excitement into a route you’ve run a thousand times before? As always, share your trips and tricks and weekend highs and lows below the line Much as I love my Saturday morning club track sessions, it is rather nice to have finished your long run by lunchtime on the first day of the weekend, leaving the rest of it free for .. err ... eating everything in sight and playing with Lego. Productivity is overrated anyway, right? Having done a fair few marathons - and therefore marathon training blocks - I’m starting to get very bored with my usual run routes. It’s not that running along the river isn’t lovely, on a sunny day when the distance and pace does’t matter, but it can get very monotonous after the 3,507th time you’ve gone past Barnes Bridge. So, naturally, seeking less monotony,
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Glasgow School of Art project personalises prosthetic limbs37h Glasgow School of Art project personalises prosthetic limbs
BBC
A group of artisans are working with amputees in an effort to make artificial limbs more personal.
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38h How I learned to stop worrying and listen to my hormones
The Guardian
I thought getting an app to track my menstrual cycle was ridiculous, but its revelations have explained so much about my personality I’m sitting in a coffee shop in LA when my friend Lou says, “Give me your phone and I’ll download an app that tracks your menstrual cycle,” like we’re suddenly starring in a uniquely naff advert for solipsism in the 21st century. I look around in case anyone has heard us. “Why on earth would I want that”, I mutter to her. My period comes fairly regularly, then it goes away again, and I’m not trying for a baby, and all right, so the whole thing does actually take me by complete surprise every single month, because my head and the clouds have always been in quite close contact – but still. I don’t really feel the need to inform my phone when I’ve got the painters in.
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 Female bodyguard and mom-of-one on how to keep fit 39h Updated Female bodyguard and mom-of-one on how to keep fit
Daily Mail
Security operative Polly Wilton has protected the likes of Sir Richard Dannatt, then head of the British Army. She explains how she stay in top form, as Hitman's Bodyguard debuts.
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From porridge to blackout blinds to Colin Firth reading Graham Greene – how you beat insomnia39h From porridge to blackout blinds to Colin Firth reading Graham Greene – how you beat insomnia
The Guardian
We asked readers how they got a good night’s sleep and this is what they said … The slightest stress or worry and I would lie awake for hours, unable to drop off. Then I started doing one simple thing – times tables. I started with the 13 times table in my head until I could recite it without pausing, then moved on to the 14 times table and so on. It was enough to distract my brain from whatever was worrying me and allowed me to get to sleep. I am astounded at the difference it has made. I have suffered for decades and this simple exercise sorted it within a few weeks.
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