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Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will rage on for another six months47m 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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Council plans to buy £2,000 electric bicycles to help overweight children ride uphill  1h 16m 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  1h 50m 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 2152h 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 time2h 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 blunder3h 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 monitors4h 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 tips5h 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 tobacco5h 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?5h 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 ear5h 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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7h 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 14h 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-cigarettes17h 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 renovation17h 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 19h 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 crisis19h 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 reveal20h 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 months20h 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 AFM20h 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 reveal20h 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 homes22h 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 seizure22h 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 FACEBOOK24h 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 lesions26h 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 again26h 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 England27h 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 head28h 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 chiefs28h 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 professors29h 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 29h 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 infection30h 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 themselves32h 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 depression34h 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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