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Teen girl seeks answers to what is causing her mysterious skin condition 8 Aug 3:24pm Teen girl seeks answers to what is causing her mysterious skin condition
Daily Mail
Kayla Davidson posted a video to TikTok in which red and white spots cover both of her arms and her chest. She says the spots first appeared three months ago and hurt to touch.
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The extreme early bird gene: Thousands thrive on a very-early-to-bed, very-early-to-rise routine  8 Aug 3:18pm Updated The extreme early bird gene: Thousands thrive on a very-early-to-bed, very-early-to-rise routine 
Daily Mail
The routine is a condition called 'advanced sleep phase', once thought to be rare, but according to a new study by UCSF says it seems to be a genetic quirk that affects one in 300 adults.
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Head rest! Nine great ways to relax your mind and de-stress 8 Aug 2:04pm Head rest! Nine great ways to relax your mind and de-stress
Daily Mail
Stressors are all around us, and a long-term worried mind can have a seriously negative effect on the body. However, there are steps you can take to relax your mind and manage your stress
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Six out of 10 children are given addictive opioid painkillers after routine tonsil surgery 8 Aug 1:48pm Updated Six out of 10 children are given addictive opioid painkillers after routine tonsil surgery
Daily Mail
Medical associations widely advise that children get Tylenol or other mild painkillers after a tonsillectomy, but 60% get a week's worth of opioids instead, a new University of Michigan study found.
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LA athlete, 31, who spent most of his life on heroin shares his inspiring story to sobriety 8 Aug 1:34pm Updated LA athlete, 31, who spent most of his life on heroin shares his inspiring story to sobriety
Daily Mail
Taylor Reichelt, of Los Angeles, is now four years clean, and credits his mom, rehab, and fitness for pulling him out of a life he felt trapped in, like the millions of Americans battling addiction.
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8 Aug 12:01pm Capita in U-turn over claimant death case
BBC
The benefit assessment company stopped Victoria Smith's PIP payments months before she died.
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8 Aug 11:52am Updated Prisoner, 25, is left unable to ejaculate by his anti-psychotic medication
Daily Mail
The man was treated at a mental health unit in Hackney, East London, and said it was 'strange and unnatural' that he couldn't ejaculate. His case was published in a medical journal.
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Student collapsed after she developed a blood clot in her lungs as a side effect of the Pill 8 Aug 11:42am Updated Student collapsed after she developed a blood clot in her lungs as a side effect of the Pill
Daily Mail
Hannah Needham, 22, of Northampton, had been feeling short of breath and dizzy for weeks before she eventually collapsed in March 2017. She was treated for a pulmonary embolism.
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Just three cups of coffee a day can trigger migraine attacks, new study shows  8 Aug 9:26am Updated Just three cups of coffee a day can trigger migraine attacks, new study shows 
Daily Mail
Harvard University researchers, whose findings are published in the American Journal of Medicine, said the impact of caffeine depends on dose and frequency.
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Student, 22, shares video of her seizures caused by Lyme disease 8 Aug 7:46am Updated Student, 22, shares video of her seizures caused by Lyme disease
Daily Mail
Steph Todd, from Thornbury in Gloucestershire, said people say her seizures make it look like she is 'possessed' and that she desperately wants treatment in the US.
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Snacks ARE good... for those on the night shift, scientists find 8 Aug 7:13am Snacks ARE good... for those on the night shift, scientists find
Daily Mail
Researchers in Australia found a snack was the best way to fuel those working a night shift, rather than a heavy meal such as a sandwich or curry, by studying participants in the lab.
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8 Aug 7:08am DR Congo medics arrested over death of Ebola doctor
BBC
Cameroonian doctor Richard Mouzoko was shot dead in one of DR Congo's worst-hit cities in April.
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8 Aug 6:43am Op waits hit 4.4 million high in England
BBC
Top surgeons are calling for more hospital beds across the country to clear the backlog.
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A THIRD of all childhood asthma cases in Europe are caused by air pollution 8 Aug 4:57am Updated A THIRD of all childhood asthma cases in Europe are caused by air pollution
Daily Mail
Across Europe, 33 per cent of new cases of childhood asthma could be prevented a year if pollution levels were reduced to the lowest level recorded, researchers said.
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8 Aug 4:23am The naked truth: is naturism dying out in Germany?
The Guardian
The practice of FKK – being naked in nature – has declined because of a new nudity taboo. But some groups report a rise in membership For decades Germans have extolled the benefits of free body culture – or being naked in nature. But a German sexologist has claimed that the practice of FKK, as it is widely known, is dying out due to a new “nudity taboo”. Once a focal point of German bathing culture, FKK has been pushed to the margins of most of Germany’s beaches and lakesides, according to the author Kurt Starke.
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8 Aug 3:14am Drinking three cups of coffee a day increases risk of migraine, study suggests
The Independent
That extra Flat White might not be a good idea after all
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7 Aug 9:36pm Updated US regulators probe link between vaping and seizures
Daily Mail
It comes a day after DailyMail.com exclusively reported the case of an 18-year-old who, despite no underlying conditions and smoking one Juul pod every two days, suffered a collapsed lung.
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Sesame allergies may affect 1.5 million Americans - five times more than previously believed 7 Aug 9:09pm Updated Sesame allergies may affect 1.5 million Americans - five times more than previously believed
Daily Mail
A new study from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine found that half of children and one-third of adults with a sesame allergy were self-diagnosed.
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7 Aug 8:36pm NHS to set up national artificial intelligence lab
BBC
AI has enormous power to improve the health service, say ministers.
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NHS could save £727MILLION over the next decade if type 2 diabetes patients met treatment targets 7 Aug 7:38pm Updated NHS could save £727MILLION over the next decade if type 2 diabetes patients met treatment targets
Daily Mail
Fewer than two in five patients in England and Wales meet targets to control their disease. If they did, costs would mainly be saved on complications such as heart attacks.
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