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Health threats of California wildfires: How smoke, dust and toxic fungus pose long-term risks1h 12m Health threats of California wildfires: How smoke, dust and toxic fungus pose long-term risks
Daily Mail
As devastating photos have shown, the fires ravaging California have decimated buildings, creating clouds of dust for miles. California also has dangerous fungus in the ground.
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California man, 26, who tried to kill himself receives face transplant in NYC 25-hour surgery1h 17m Updated California man, 26, who tried to kill himself receives face transplant in NYC 25-hour surgery
Daily Mail
Cameron Underwood, who battled depression for years, was 24 when he tried to take his own life with a shotgun in June 2016 after drinking all day. A year-and-a-half later he had surgery in New York.
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Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight off, study finds3h Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight off, study finds
Daily Mail
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
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US medical association stands by its opposition to assisted suicide3h US medical association stands by its opposition to assisted suicide
Daily Mail
The largest association of US doctors reaffirmed its stance that assisted suicide does 'more harm than good,' and made small updates to its rule - but physicians on both sides were dissatisfied.
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The anti-vaxxer maps of America: Where the trend is taking hold3h The anti-vaxxer maps of America: Where the trend is taking hold
Daily Mail
Peter Hotez, Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, at Baylor College of Medicine, reveals the 18 US states that allow nonmedical vaccine exemptions.
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Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will rage on for another six months3h Updated Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will rage on for another six months
Daily Mail
Peter Salama, the World Health Organization's emergency response chief, says makeshift medical centres which don't have running water and reuse needles are spreading ebola.
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Gluten-free diets DO help you lose weight - because it drives people to eat fewer carbs and more veg3h Updated Gluten-free diets DO help you lose weight - because it drives people to eat fewer carbs and more veg
Daily Mail
Any weight loss and reduction in tummy pain are due to eating more vegetables and other fiber-rich foods - rather than cutting out the composite of proteins specifically, say scientists.
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Ed Sheeran: the man most likely to send us to sleep4h Ed Sheeran: the man most likely to send us to sleep
The Guardian
A new study on what music we reach for to help us sleep suggests that, along with Mozart, Chopin and Coldplay, Sheeran is a favourite choice There is something rather lovely in finding that, as adults, we still choose to send ourselves to sleep with a lullaby – even if it is more likely to be Ed Sheeran’s hit Galway Girl than Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. A new study by researchers at the University of Sheffield,
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Channel 5 viewers applaud surgeons who conducted open heart surgery live on air5h Channel 5 viewers applaud surgeons who conducted open heart surgery live on air
Daily Mail
GRAPHIC CONTENT: The first episode of Operation Live aired last night and London heart surgeon Kulvinder Lall performed an aortic valve replacement on a 69-year-old man.
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Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?5h Updated Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?
Daily Mail
Genetically modified foods was mixed with another species' DNA. Gene-edited food is more precise, using CRISPR to avoid side effects. Scientists are starting with heart-healthy foods.
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Spain plans to ban alternative medicine in health centres5h Spain plans to ban alternative medicine in health centres
The Guardian
Government aims to avoid ‘harmful effects’ caused by acupuncture and homeopathy The Spanish government has announced plans to eradicate alternative medicine such as acupuncture or homeopathy from health centres. The proposal, unveiled by the science and health ministers, aims to avoid the “potential harmful effects” of the practices when they are used as an alternative or a complement to treatment that is itself based on “proof and scientific rigour”, the government said in a statement.
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5h Updated The fight against germs may be right under our noses!
Daily Mail
Researchers at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Teaching Hospital also found the sacs also warn surrounding cells to  protect themselves against invading pathogens.
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Scientists slam documentary that says removing Roundup from food will cure health issues6h Updated Scientists slam documentary that says removing Roundup from food will cure health issues
Daily Mail
A new documentary called Secret Ingredients claims that adopting a non-GMO and all-organic diet can cure a number of chronic diseases and disorders including asthma, allergies and autism.
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NHS system error puts lives at risk as nearly 50,000 women are not sent screening letters6h Updated NHS system error puts lives at risk as nearly 50,000 women are not sent screening letters
Daily Mail
A blunder by the company Capita, which failed to send letters to thousands of women inviting them to cervical screening appointments, has been called 'incredibly serious' and 'appalling' by experts.
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Lifting weights for just five minutes can slash stroke and heart attack risk7h Lifting weights for just five minutes can slash stroke and heart attack risk
Daily Mail
Pumping iron for just a few minutes cuts the likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome, say researchers from Iowa State University who studied nearly 13,000 adults.
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Woman, 28, who has already beaten four cancers caused by rare genetic disorder7h Woman, 28, who has already beaten four cancers caused by rare genetic disorder
Daily Mail
Lauren Erdmann Marler was just 17 when she was diagnosed with colon cancer - for the first time. Now 28, the Midland, Texas native has beaten four cancers caused by a rare twist of genetic fate.
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Big babies are almost THREE TIMES more likely to be obese when they start school 7h Big babies are almost THREE TIMES more likely to be obese when they start school 
Daily Mail
Babies are more likely to be heavy if their mothers are overweight. This may then lead to them becoming obese in later life, if they pick up on her unhealthy eating habits, Canadian experts say.
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Devon mother in fight with NHS for cystic fibrosis drug funding7h Devon mother in fight with NHS for cystic fibrosis drug funding
BBC
Sarah Burgwin wants the NHS to pay for Orkambi to treat her six-year-old daughter's cystic fibrosis.
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Western lifestyle may cause blood pressure to rise with age7h Western lifestyle may cause blood pressure to rise with age
The Guardian
Study of remote communities in Venezuelan rainforest sheds fresh light on hypertension A western lifestyle might be the reason blood pressure tends to rise with age, according to a study of remote tribal communities. Hypertension is a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and in many developed countries, including the UK, the likelihood of developing increases with age.
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Council plans to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  9h Updated Council plans to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  
Daily Mail
Leisure bosses at Conwy Council, Wales, say electric bikes will help youngsters. But residents say it's another example of 'out of touch' town hall chiefs wasting taxpayers' cash on 'nonsense'.
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Council wants to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  10h Updated Council wants to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  
Daily Mail
Leisure bosses at Conwy Council, Wales, say electric bikes will help youngsters. But residents say it's another example of ‘out of touch’ town hall chiefs wasting taxpayers’ cash on ‘nonsense’.
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Shropshire baby deaths: Review cases rise to 21510h Updated Shropshire baby deaths: Review cases rise to 215
BBC
More than 200 families seek answers about their maternity care amid a review into baby deaths.
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Inspectors widen review into troubled NHS maternity unit for the THIRD time11h Updated Inspectors widen review into troubled NHS maternity unit for the THIRD time
Daily Mail
Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust is the subject of a major probe over concerns that dozens of babies and mothers died needlessly.
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Thousands caught up in cervical screening blunder11h Thousands caught up in cervical screening blunder
BBC
More than 40,000 women have not received information after a failure to send out letters.
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Thousands of diabetes patients to get life-changing glucose monitors12h Thousands of diabetes patients to get life-changing glucose monitors
Daily Mail
Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, has stepped in to end a ‘postcode lottery’ which saw many people denied access to the life-changing devices as used by Theresa May, pictured.
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Mosquito expert debunks some of the biggest myths around getting bitten and shares tips13h Updated Mosquito expert debunks some of the biggest myths around getting bitten and shares tips
Daily Mail
As summer draws near and the mercury continues to rise, Australians are gearing up to confront mosquitoes - as one mozzie expert offers ways to keep them at bay.
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Smokers who spend time with e-cigarette users are more likely to try and quit tobacco13h Updated Smokers who spend time with e-cigarette users are more likely to try and quit tobacco
Daily Mail
A study by University College London (UCL) found that smokers who have frequently spent time with vapers, who smoke e-cigarettes, were around 20 per cent more likely to quit tobacco.
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World Diabetes Day: What causes diabetes, what are the different types and how can it be treated?13h World Diabetes Day: What causes diabetes, what are the different types and how can it be treated?
The Independent
World Diabetes Day, a day of global awareness for the condition, falls on November 14
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Gruesome video shows a doctor removing 15 YEARS worth of gunk from a woman’s ear14h Updated Gruesome video shows a doctor removing 15 YEARS worth of gunk from a woman’s ear
Daily Mail
The stomach-churning video from a doctor's surgery in the northern Phu Tho Province in Vietnam shows a doctor treating a woman who was afraid of cleaning her own ears.
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15h Updated The four different types of obesity and why not all benefit from risky weight-loss surgery
Daily Mail
In a study of more than 2,400 obese people, researchers from Brown University discovered people carrying dangerous amounts of weight can be divided into four distinct subgroups.
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The beautiful islands that could stop killer diseases 22h The beautiful islands that could stop killer diseases
BBC
Might this living laboratory hold the key to controlling malaria and other conditions?
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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes25h Updated Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes
Daily Mail
The announcement Tuesday by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected government crackdown on underage sales of e-cigs.
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Father-of-three may have contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection during a bathroom renovation26h Father-of-three may have contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection during a bathroom renovation
Daily Mail
Josh Munoz, from Detroit, Michigan, was in Texas last month on a one-year anniversary trip with his wife, Sarah. He was showering one day when chunks of skin fell off.
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Probiotics can increase bone volume and could lead to new treatments for those with osteoporosis 27h Probiotics can increase bone volume and could lead to new treatments for those with osteoporosis 
Daily Mail
A new study from Emory University School of Medicine, has found that a commonly-used probiotic can create a chain reaction that ends in the secretion of a protein critical for bone health.
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Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis28h Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis
Daily Mail
From pastors in bars to reverends walking the streets and going door to door: clergy members across the US are trying to get addicts into treatment and, if they will listen, to offer some spiritual advice.
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Bacteria from our guts may live in our BRAINS, scientists reveal28h Bacteria from our guts may live in our BRAINS, scientists reveal
Daily Mail
Scientists at the University of Alabama say they have found evidence of bacteria living in the brain, believing they travelled there through the bloodstream from the gut after coming from food.
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The slimming pill which could help you lose a stone in six months28h The slimming pill which could help you lose a stone in six months
Daily Mail
Researchers say the Gelesis100 capsule, which dissolves in the gut after being eaten, could aid weight loss after tests showed six in 10 patients lost five per cent of their weight in six months.
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Parents claim the CDC is hiding the deaths of two boys killed by AFM28h Parents claim the CDC is hiding the deaths of two boys killed by AFM
Daily Mail
Alex Bustamante, six, died in May this year, and five-year-old Carter Roberts in September - both after contracting acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).
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Rare polio-like disease strikes 90 US children and 252 under investigation, new CDC data reveal29h Rare polio-like disease strikes 90 US children and 252 under investigation, new CDC data reveal
Daily Mail
A total of 90 cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been confirmed in American children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed today, but denied that there have been any deaths.
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Regulator hires ex-military and police officers in crackdown on failing care homes30h Regulator hires ex-military and police officers in crackdown on failing care homes
Daily Mail
Ian Trenholm, the chief executive of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said he wants to see more prosecutions, warning 'safety is not something we are going to compromise on'.
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Distressing footage shows a stressed teenager having a seizure31h Updated Distressing footage shows a stressed teenager having a seizure
Daily Mail
Paige Thorpe, 16, from Stansted, Essex, has struggled with anxiety throughout her childhood - but it peaked during her GCSE exams this summer, triggering debilitating seizures.
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Single woman, 32, is so desperate to be a mother she found a sperm donor on FACEBOOK33h Updated Single woman, 32, is so desperate to be a mother she found a sperm donor on FACEBOOK
Daily Mail
Crystal Ashwood, from Somerset, is thought to have entered the menopause at 25, when she had extremely sporadic, heavy periods, which she dismissed as stress.
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Hope for millions with sun spots as new cream can remove 80% of the lesions34h Updated Hope for millions with sun spots as new cream can remove 80% of the lesions
Daily Mail
Officials estimate that around a quarter of people living in the UK have a sun spot. The figure is similar in the US but higher in Australia. Finnish experts tested the new cream on 69 adults.
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Christopher Reeve’s son reveals how his family helped paralysed patients to walk again35h Updated Christopher Reeve’s son reveals how his family helped paralysed patients to walk again
Daily Mail
Jered Chinnock, from Wisconsin, recently walked again after being paralysed. Here, Matthew Reeve - the eldest son of late actor Christopher Reeve - insists miracles can happen.
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Northern Ireland child post-mortem examinations to be done in England35h Northern Ireland child post-mortem examinations to be done in England
BBC
From January 2019 post-mortem examinations on children from Northern Ireland will have to be carried out in Liverpool.
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Pakistani baby is born with an abnormal bulge on top of her head36h Pakistani baby is born with an abnormal bulge on top of her head
Daily Mail
Anila Ali, from Dokri in the Sindh province of Pakistan, was born with an unusually large, soft head three months ago, which doctors diagnosed as a severe form of craniosynostosis.
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Rise in steroid use among sportsmen blamed on muscular Love Island men by anti-drug chiefs36h Rise in steroid use among sportsmen blamed on muscular Love Island men by anti-drug chiefs
Daily Mail
Half of sportsmen are using steroids for aesthetic reasons, according to anti-drug chiefs at a conference in Cardiff. Steroids are prescription-only medicines.
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You can think yourself thin! So say psychology professors37h You can think yourself thin! So say psychology professors
Daily Mail
Trish Bradbury, 59, from Plympton, Devon, was desperate to lose weight after her mother died suddenly - so she embarked on Functional Imagery Training and lost two stone.
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Why falling in love is good for blood pressure, pain relief and even allergic reactions 37h Why falling in love is good for blood pressure, pain relief and even allergic reactions 
Daily Mail
Falling in love is the result of activity in 12 areas of the brain working together, according to researchers at the University of Western Virginia in California.
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Lawyer was given just ONE WEEK to live after doctors misdiagnosed her leukaemia as a gum infection38h Updated Lawyer was given just ONE WEEK to live after doctors misdiagnosed her leukaemia as a gum infection
Daily Mail
Jenna Ostrowski, 34, from Birmingham, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia and told her survival chances were slim unless she started treatment immediately.
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The surprising supplements doctors take themselves40h The surprising supplements doctors take themselves
Daily Mail
It comes after an ex-adviser to the Government’s Committee on Safety of Medicines, Dr Paul Clayton, claimed that 90 per cent of supplements ‘have no measurable benefits’.
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Researchers discover why being overweight can lead to depression42h Researchers discover why being overweight can lead to depression
The Guardian
Having genetic variants linked to high BMI can lead to mental health issues, study finds Being overweight can cause depression, researchers say, with the effects thought to be largely psychological. While previous studies have found that people who are obese are more likely to have depression, it has been unclear whether that is down to depression driving weight changes or the reverse.
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Cancer set to overtake heart disease as the biggest killer for rich Americans 12 Nov 10:01pm Updated Cancer set to overtake heart disease as the biggest killer for rich Americans
Daily Mail
The report, published today in the Annals of Medicine, showed that between 2003 and 2015 heart disease and cancer deaths dropped nationwide - but more in richer areas.
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You might not be safe to drive until the NIGHT AFTER the night before... 12 Nov 9:50pm Updated You might not be safe to drive until the NIGHT AFTER the night before...
Daily Mail
Tony Moss, a professor of addictive behaviour science at London South Bank University, says motorists can avoid being caught by using a personal breathalyser before driving the next day.
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12 Nov 8:54pm Health officials pour bleach on vats of soup, chili and sandwiches meant for homeless people
Daily Mail
Officials in Kansas City, Missouri, said they feared the food could contain E. coli even though the three-year-old group has never sickened homeless people. The group insist they don't need a permit.
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Too many baby deaths avoidable, report into NHS finds 12 Nov 7:01pm Too many baby deaths avoidable, report into NHS finds
The Guardian
Each Baby Counts project analyses cases of stillbirth, neonatal death and babies born with brain damage Seven out of 10 stillbirths, neonatal deaths and babies brain damaged at birth could be avoided if the NHS provided better care during labour, a new government-funded report has found. The inquiry identified lack of staff, the pressure on maternity units and a failure by midwives and obstetricians to follow guidelines as common factors in such events.
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