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 Ebola death toll tops 400 in Democratic Republic of Congo 52m Updated Ebola death toll tops 400 in Democratic Republic of Congo
Daily Mail
Health authorities in the African nation, which has been in the grip of a killer outbreak since August 2018, have revealed there have been 658 Ebola cases and more than half of patients have died.
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 Drinking trendy bone broth like Gwyneth Paltrow could lower blood pressure 2h Updated Drinking trendy bone broth like Gwyneth Paltrow could lower blood pressure
Daily Mail
A study by the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology in Valencia found that simmering pig bones for as little as 20 minutes releases proteins that block enzymes that drive high blood pressure.
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 Hope for children left paralysed by polio-like illness 2h Updated Hope for children left paralysed by polio-like illness
Daily Mail
A doctor in New York City is having success with a nerve grafting surgery in which he can replace nerves damaged by acute flaccid myelitis and help people like Kale Hyden (pictured) move again.
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 Monday is no longer the most dangerous day for cardiac arrest, study finds 2h Updated Monday is no longer the most dangerous day for cardiac arrest, study finds
Daily Mail
A new study from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has found that Sunday was the least common day for heart attacks to be reported, with just 11 percent of cases reported.
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 Man, 33, injected himself with his own SEMEN to treat back pain 2h Updated Man, 33, injected himself with his own SEMEN to treat back pain
Daily Mail
A man from Dublin devised the grotesque attempt to cure his own chronic back pain, and his arm became swollen and infected because of his 'multiple failed injections' which caused leakage.
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 Mother, 25, claims cutting sugar from her tea led to a miracle pregnancy 3h Updated Mother, 25, claims cutting sugar from her tea led to a miracle pregnancy
Daily Mail
Chloe Hodson, of West Midlands, was told she needed to lose weight to have the drug. She lost 1st 7lbs (9.5kg) as PCOS threatened her chances of becoming a mother.
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 US Catholics told to keep their hands to themselves amid flu outbreak 3h Updated US Catholics told to keep their hands to themselves amid flu outbreak
Daily Mail
The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has advised Catholics displaying symptoms of the flu to watch Sunday Mass on their TV. Soap or anti-bacterial gel should be used during church ceremonies.
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 Victims of the tainted blood scandal will be allowed to give evidence anonymously 4h Updated Victims of the tainted blood scandal will be allowed to give evidence anonymously
Daily Mail
Victims and their families will testify in the inquiry in April to reveal what happened in the tainted blood scandal which killed hundreds of people like Barbara Palmer (pictured), from Bristol.
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 Project coordinator had a cardiac arrest aged just SIX 5h Updated Project coordinator had a cardiac arrest aged just SIX
Daily Mail
Alexandra Wall, 33, of south-west London, was diagnosed with Brugada syndrome decades after the ordeal when she saw a cardiologist while battling Lyme disease.
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 TV twin doctors Dr Xand and Chris van Tulleken share their anti-ageing secrets  5h Updated TV twin doctors Dr Xand and Chris van Tulleken share their anti-ageing secrets 
Daily Mail
Stress has become a buzzword to describe many aspects of modern British life: the difficulties we encounter, and our responses to those difficulties.
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 Catholics told to keep their hands to themselves amid rampant flu outbreak in the US 6h Catholics told to keep their hands to themselves amid rampant flu outbreak in the US
Daily Mail
The Archdiocese of Santa Fe has advised Catholics displaying symptoms of the flu to watch Sunday Mass on their TV. Soap or anti-bacterial gel should be used during church ceremonies.
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7h Multiple sclerosis: What is it, what are the symptoms and how is it treated?
The Independent
There are roughly 100,000 people living with the disease in the UK
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16h The ultrasound scan you can do yourself
BBC
A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).
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16h Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?
BBC
Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.
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 Junk food ads target black and Hispanic kids at leat 80 percent more than white kids 19h Junk food ads target black and Hispanic kids at leat 80 percent more than white kids
Daily Mail
A new report led by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity has found that 86 percent food ad spending on black-targeted TV was for junk food and 82 percent of Spanish-language TV.
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 Cheap blood test which can predict your risk of a heart attack TEN YEARS in advance 22h Updated Cheap blood test which can predict your risk of a heart attack TEN YEARS in advance
Daily Mail
Doctors in A&E units across the UK already use troponin tests to examine if a patient has experienced a heart attack. But Nice has now approved it as a predictive test.
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 US states with fewer cases of melanoma have HIGHER death rates from the cancer, study finds 22h US states with fewer cases of melanoma have HIGHER death rates from the cancer, study finds
Daily Mail
A new study from the University of Utah Health has found that the states with the lowest incidence of melanoma, including Texas, Louisiana and Alabama, have the worst survival rates.
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 Doctors say girl, four, with rare form of albinism will eventually need life-saving lung transplant 22h Updated Doctors say girl, four, with rare form of albinism will eventually need life-saving lung transplant
Daily Mail
Zerina Nelson, four, of Mesa, Arizona, was diagnosed with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, a genetic condition characterized by albinism and vision considered legally blind
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 FDA resumes some high-risk food inspections by calling in 150 unpaid workers 24h FDA resumes some high-risk food inspections by calling in 150 unpaid workers
Daily Mail
The US Food and Drug Administration is calling about 150 unpaid employees back to wok in order to inspect domestic high risk food facilities as the government shutdown drags on.
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 NHS bosses given £180,000 in bonuses despite losing millions of pounds 24h Updated NHS bosses given £180,000 in bonuses despite losing millions of pounds
Daily Mail
NHS Property Services paid its chief executive at least £75,000 on top of her £220,000 salary despite the organisation – which has never made a profit – posting a deficit of more than £40m last year.
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 Tiny pellet no bigger than a grain of rice could banish the agony of back pain 25h Tiny pellet no bigger than a grain of rice could banish the agony of back pain
Daily Mail
Made from biodegradable plastic, the miniature pellet slowly breaks down, releasing a constant supply of the drug into the affected area.
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 Mr Universe hopeful swaps food for his own URINE 25h Updated Mr Universe hopeful swaps food for his own URINE
Daily Mail
John Moniz-DePass, 46, of Ontario, also bathes in his year-old urine, which he stores in his family's fridge. His wife Dora Moniz-DePass, 45, is 'disgusted' by the habit but insists on supporting him.
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Contact lens recycling scheme launched across UK25h Contact lens recycling scheme launched across UK
BBC
The programme will give contact lens wearers the opportunity to recycle their lenses for free.
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25h I’m old, sedentary and slouch a lot – will standing up at my desk help me live longer?
The Guardian
A new study says that standing more could hugely reduce your risk of death – but how easy is it if you work at a computer? Today, I’m standing up in the office. Because Dr Keith Diaz says I’ll die if I don’t. Who’s he? An expert in behavioural medicine at Columbia University, and the
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 Sex comes before emotional bonding in modern relationships 25h Sex comes before emotional bonding in modern relationships
Daily Mail
Psychologists, from the University of Rochester in New York and the IDC Herzliya in Israel, have found that physical intimacy helps people form deep emotional bonds.
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 Anti-obesity pill could be near after discovery of a hormone that stops the body from burning fat  25h Updated Anti-obesity pill could be near after discovery of a hormone that stops the body from burning fat 
Daily Mail
A new study from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor has found that by blocking a hormone called TSK, which stops the body from burning fat, mice lost weight and were in better metabolic shape.
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 Switching out sitting with any type of physical activity can reduce risk of early death by 35% 26h Updated Switching out sitting with any type of physical activity can reduce risk of early death by 35%
Daily Mail
A new study from Columbia University has found that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with the same amount of time of moderate- or high-intensity activity can lower early death risk by 35 percent.
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26h A third of under 35s feel too self-conscious to join a gym, new survey says
The Independent
Almost a third of Brits feel that social media is harmful when it comes to gym motivation
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 Pregnant woman hallucinated doctors were trying to kill her after she had a stroke 27h Updated Pregnant woman hallucinated doctors were trying to kill her after she had a stroke
Daily Mail
Bridget Chiovari, 28, of Arizona, became delusional and unable to walk after doctors told her to just 'sleep her symptoms off'. She was later diagnosed with a brain haemorrhage.
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 Mr Universe hopeful claims he feels better than ever after swapping food for URINE 29h Mr Universe hopeful claims he feels better than ever after swapping food for URINE
Daily Mail
John Moniz-DePass, 46, of Ontario, also bathes in his year-old urine, which he stores in his family's fridge. His wife Dora Moniz-DePass, 45, is 'disgusted' by the habit but insists on supporting him.
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 How an impacted wisdom tooth almost dissolved my jaw 29h How an impacted wisdom tooth almost dissolved my jaw
Daily Mail
Anna Behrmann, 27, from London, required surgery after she discovered a cyst the size of an apricot that had been growing for three years.
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 British IVF clinics are helping women have babies at 55 because there is no legal age limit 29h British IVF clinics are helping women have babies at 55 because there is no legal age limit
Daily Mail
Elizabeth Adeney, a managing director, became Britain's oldest mother in 2009 after giving birth to her son aged 66 having received fertility treatment in Ukraine using donor egg and sperm.
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Rebecca Henderson: Transplant hope for rucksack heart woman30h Rebecca Henderson: Transplant hope for rucksack heart woman
BBC
Scans show Rebecca Henderson has been clear of cancer for a year and is now eligible for a donor heart.
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Family bids to get premature baby home to Wales from Vietnam30h Updated Family bids to get premature baby home to Wales from Vietnam
BBC
The mother of a baby girl born at 27 weeks says coming home is "the only thing keeping me going".
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30h Updated Scientists discover a chemical that slows the spread of deadly SARS, Zika and bird flu
Daily Mail
Experts from the University of Hong Kong hope the chemical - named AM580 - will day be the go-to treatment for viruses - even those that have not evolved yet.
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 TV twin doctors Dr Xand and Chris van Tulleken reveal their anti-ageing plan 32h TV twin doctors Dr Xand and Chris van Tulleken reveal their anti-ageing plan
Daily Mail
Exercise is a miracle cure — or at least a miracle treatment — for almost everything. Studies consistently show that it can reduce your risk of strokes and type 2 diabetes by 50 per cent.
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 Did YOU have sex too YOUNG? 14 Jan 8:30pm Did YOU have sex too YOUNG?
Daily Mail
Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine asked nearly 3,000 sexually experienced 17 to 24-year olds about the experience of losing their virginity.
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 Why do doctors miss the menace that kills more women than breast cancer? 14 Jan 8:24pm Why do doctors miss the menace that kills more women than breast cancer?
Daily Mail
While cardiovascular disease is perceived by many as a man’s disease, half of the seven million people in the UK living with it are women.
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 Nutritionists launch portion size guide to tackle overeating  14 Jan 8:18pm Updated Nutritionists launch portion size guide to tackle overeating 
Daily Mail
Many of us overeat or have an unbalanced diet, British Nutrition Foundation said. The guide, based on UK government advised calories, uses hands to show how much of each food we should be eating.
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What is the right age to lose your virginity? 14 Jan 7:40pm What is the right age to lose your virginity?
BBC
More than a third of women and a quarter of men think they got it wrong, research suggests.
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Student makes bucket list after cancer diagnosis 14 Jan 7:04pm Student makes bucket list after cancer diagnosis
BBC
Laura Nuttall had just started university when a routine eye test discovered several brain tumours.
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