It takes smokers' hearts at least 15 years to recover after quitting
After analyzing data on 8,700 people spanning 50 years, researchers at Vanderbilt found it takes well over a decade for smokers to get their risk of heart disease back to that of a never-smoker. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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AI detects Alzheimer's disease SIX years early - with 100% accuracy in small study
A new AI system is 100% accurate in its predictions of Alzheimer's made based on subtle metabolic brain changes - and it catches the the disease six years early, a University of San Francisco study shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The male midlife diet crisis: Which eating plan is best for YOU? 
Men store more fat in the ab area, which tends to be visceral fat, the type that collects near vital organs and is linked to heart disease. A nutritionist and a psychologist explain how to get rid of it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Duncan Hines recalling 2.4m boxes of cake mix
The recall affects Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow varieties of cake mix, according to Conagra Brands, Duncan Hines' parent company. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Amazonian tribe have the 'healthiest hearts ever studied'
The farmer-forager community Tsimane from lowland Bolivia used to consume a staggering 2,738 calories a day, with plantain and rice making up 64 per cent of their meals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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First-of-its-kind surgery allows child with AFM to walk again as CDC figures show rates are rushing
Brandon Noblitt, eight, of Greenville, South Carolina, was diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in 2016. After being paralyzed for a year, he's walking again thanks to a first-ever procedure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mothers prefer daughters and fathers prefer sons - but the female bias is stronger, study says 
Women would prefer to have daughters and are more likely to invest more in their girl children than in boys, while men (slightly) prefer boys, new US and Finnish research reveals - marking a modern shift. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Women are compensating for their 'fatness' at work in fear of being seen as lazy
Utrecht University scientists noted pressure on fat employees has been exacerbated in recent years because of work initiatives to promote health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Taxing beef, lamb and pork 'could prevent about 220,000 deaths a year'
Researchers from Oxford University suggest bolting a tax of 14 per cent on red meat and 79 per cent on processed meat in a bid to cut down on deaths from cancer and heart disease triggered by meat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Sitting down for too long is NOT as bad for you as smoking
Epidemiologists at the University of South Australia, led by Dr Terry Boyle, have now warned the two are simply not comparable in the American Journal of Public Health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Maybe footballers AREN'T faking it! Recurring injuries have DOUBLED in the last two decades
Researchers from Leeds Beckett University found recurring injuries now make up 17 per cent of the total number of injuries, suggesting fewer players are sustaining more injuries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mississippi is the fattest state in America for the third year in a row
A new study conducted by WalletHub concluded that Mississippi was the fattest state when it came to obese adults and children with health problems and Colorado was was named the least fat state. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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A cup of coffee every morning could ward of dementia and Parkinson's, study claims
It is not a cure or clear-cut prevention for either disease by any means, but researchers at Canada's Krembil Brain Institute say it won't hurt to add a cup to your daily routine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Concerns raised over viability of large home care provider
Allied Healthcare offers home care services, such as cleaning, shopping and helping those in need get dressed, across 84 councils in England to around 9,300 people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Royal College of Physicians publishes new code of conduct to tackle #MeToo behaviours
Ten-point code from the London-based college outlines that sexism, undermining actions or just plain rudeness from doctors is unacceptable. These can be damaging, given their authority. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Small amount of iron deficiency during your period can be a risk factor for mental health illness
Researchers at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland, who led the study, also say the drop in iron can worsen the cognitive performance and endurance of women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Soaring number of patients facing 6-week waits for crucial NHS tests
Freedom of Information figures have revealed the NHS across the UK is keeping more than 100,000 people waiting longer than six weeks for vital scans, which could be delaying their treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Study of 400 million people reveals DNA has barely any impact on how long you will live 
Scientists at Calico Life Sciences studied data from Ancestry.com family trees and found that only about seven percent of our life expectancy can be attributed to genes - less than half than we thought. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Parents of a boy who died are still waiting for an apology after a coroner blamed NHS staff
Callum Cartlidge, eight, was rushed to the Worcestershire Royal Hospital on March 2 last year after he began vomiting and showing signs of dehydration. He died the next day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother who is covered in tumours has accepted her looks after her son was born with the disorder
Vanessa Cornelio, 25, from Glendale, Arizona, was born with neurofibromatosis, which causes tumours to grow on nerve tissue. Her two-year-old son Daniel Jr. inherited the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Soaring number of patients are facing six-week waits for crucial NHS tests
Freedom of Information figures have revealed the NHS across the UK is keeping more than 100,000 people waiting longer than six weeks for vital scans, which could be delaying their treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe, TRIPLE the amount ten years ago
The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), a body based in Sweden which conducted the study between 2007 and 2015, branded the findings 'worrying'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman, 32, is expecting a miracle baby after being told her scars would prevent it
Sarah Seddon, 32, from Grimsby, was told she wouldn't be able to have IVF because of scarring caused by infections and numerous surgeries for her Crohn's disease, but she is now pregnant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Instagram star, 25, declines surgery to fix the 80-degree curve in her spine
Hayley Wakefield, 25, from Scottsdale, Arizona, was diagnosed with scoliosis at just nine years old when her parents noticed her hips were uneven. Her research revealed no-one has died from the disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Five new AI medical centres to speed up disease diagnosis
The medical technology centres in Leeds, Oxford, Coventry, Glasgow and London will be funded by the Government as it looks to increase its investment in AI and improve patient treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Yellow fever kills 10 people in Ethiopia as officials send 1.45million vaccines
The World Health Organization is sending yellow fever vaccines to Ethiopia after 35 people have become infected in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Seven in eight children who have their tonsils removed DON'T need surgery
Researchers at the University of Birmingham examined the medical records of 1.6 million children in GP practices between 2005 and 2006. Some 88 per cent did not benefit from the surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why quiet running could improve your performance and help you avoid injury
Running is a great way to stay in shape and improve fitness. But as any runner knows, it can be hard on the body. An Australian coach explains why 'quiet running' is a better way to pound the pavement. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mind the gender health gap: Women get a raw deal in range of ailments
Dr Kat Arney says women are medically oppressed by a sexist system - and suggests the law forces gender quotas into research. So what are the issues? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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‘Morning people’ are 48 per cent less likely to get breast cancer, major study finds 
The scientists, led by the University of Bristol, also showed women who slept longer than the recommended seven to eight hours a night increased their chances of a diagnosis by 20 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ME & MY OPERATION: Magnetic seeds that makes breast cancer surgery less risky 
Elizabeth Cozens, 78, a retired administrator from Manchester, tried a brand new treatment after being diagnosed with breast cancer. This is her story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The metal ring that can stop men needing the loo at night 
Inserted surgically under a local anaesthetic, the ClearRing forces enlarged prostate tissue away from the walls of the urethra — the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Camping in the Cotswolds left me in pain for YEARS - thanks to a random tick bite
Blair Jollands, 47, from London, was happy and healthy until August 2015, when a tick bite changed everything - and he developed Lyme Disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prehab is the new rehab!  Why getting fit before an operation could speed-up your recovery
The Royal College of Anaesthetists is calling for prehabilitation to become routine in NHS hospitals. The 12-week programme includes physiotherapy and help to quit smoking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The hidden depression injustice
In some areas of England, one in six have been diagnosed with depression. Here, Dr Max Pemberton offers a refreshing reality check on the eagerness to be diagnosed as down. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why going to the dentist can help you sleep better: From snoring to morning headaches
Dr Aditi Desai, president of the British Society of Dental Sleep Medicine, explains how dental and oral problems can cause a series of common health complaints. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get shoulders like Rosamund Pike
British actress Rosamund Pike wowed fans when she stepped out in London, last week. So how can you replicate her physique? Here's everything you need to know... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ASK THE GP: I lost my sense of smell from a diabetes drug. What can I do?
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he details the side-effects of common diabetes medication, plus Garrod's pads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The simple test that could have saved newborns like Tommy 
Aged 11-days-old, Tommy Pye, from York, sadly died of a congenital heart defect called transposition of the great arteries. Here, his mother, Natasha, details how he could've been saved. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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From collecting pebbles to sipping green tea: 10 tips to beat the autumn blues
By going out in the sun to get vitamin D, sipping green tea full of nutrients and antioxidants and skipping pebbles for a low-impact hobby, you can elevate your mood and boost energy levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Husband demands answers after his wife, 34, died of asthma attack outside locked ER doors
Laura Levis was 34 when she died just 30 feet from the door to an ER at CHA Somerville Hospital. Nurses, security and 911 dispatchers failed to find her, her husband, Peter DeMarco wrote. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Bipolar patient, 35, starts to go bald after developing 'moth-eaten' alopecia from his syphilis
The unnamed 35-year-old, who is believed to be from Pennsylvania, went to an emergency psychiatry clinic where a physical examination revealed he had patchy alopecia and a faint, scaly rash. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cannabis tied to serious type 1 diabetes complications, study finds 
Compared to nonusers, cannabis users had about twice the risk of experiencing a serious complication known as diabetic ketoacidosis, a study of 450 patients in Colorado found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Parents of girl, 4, who died of adenovirus in New Jersey facility say daughter was 'neglected'
The parents of four-year-old Doracase Dolcin said that when they visited her at the Wanaque Center, she was often sitting in a dirty diaper and that staff didn't even give her a flu shot. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Weighing yourself every day could be the key to losing weight
Researchers from the universities of Pittsburgh and California studied more than 1,000 adults to find those who weigh themselves six or seven times a week are more likely to lose weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Matt Hancock accused of aiming for a 'nanny state'
Mr Hancock, MP for West Suffolk, has been criticised for plans to encourage people to take responsibility for their own health. He announced the plans in a speech today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Don't spank: Pediatricians warn parents of long-term harms
In an updated policy released Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics says that can include aggression, brain changes, substance abuse and suicidal behavior in adulthood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Living near a noisy road or airport increases risk of heart attack and stroke more than THREE TIMES
Exposure to noise fuels stress response in the brain, and now, researchers in Boston have found those who are exposed to chronic noise are three times more at risk of heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Want to avoid the middle-aged spread? Ditch chips and go for nuts
The findings from two separate studies presented at an American Heart Association conference in Chicago add to evidence that nuts can control weight and boost health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New Mexico boy, 9, dies after contracting deadly RAT disease that left him on life support
Fernando Hernandez, nine, of Bloomfield, New Mexico, was diagnosed with hantavirus, a rare and fatal disease spread through rodent droppings that cripples the organs, in February. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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