British hens' eggs slash risk of premature births and depression
Packed with iron, iodine, vitamin B12, vitamin D, folate and choline, the rich nutritional composition of eggs means that they can supply most of the key nutrients required during pregnancy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why pesky paper cuts hurt so much - and how you can help to numb them!
Physically, paper cuts hurt as much as they do for a variety of reasons. But why? And how can we manage them? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Marital spats may cause disease: Couples who argue have higher levels of inflammation
Researchers from Ohio State University also found that hostile married couples are more at risk of leaky guts and inflammation if one of the spouses has a history of depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 32, escapes death after she caught a potentially killer bug
Rosie Summers, from Surrey, unknowingly caught Clostridium difficile during a stay in hospital to combat a kidney infection. She spent a week in the same hospital fighting for her life against sepsis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Giles Coren and Richard Bacon become locked in a row over the NHS
Former Blue Peter presenter Richard Bacon and long-time friend and food critic Giles Coren became embroiled in a heated Instagram row over the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Ayahuasca psychedelic Native American jungle plant creates near death experience
Ayahuasca, which is consumed in liquid form by native people in Central and South America, is used to produce the psychedelic drug known as DMT and can mimic a near-death experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop agonising arthritis as smokers
The data, published in the journal Rheumatology on Tuesday, suggested a 40 per cent greater chance of affected children developing RA as adults - even if they never grow-up to become smokers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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America's future doctors are skipping school in favor of online classes   
A quarter of medical students report that they 'almost never' went to class last year, choosing to learn online instead and performing just as well - but wondering what they are paying tuition for. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Vaginal lasers CAN help with pain and dryness, doctors insist
At the end of July, the FDA put out a safety alert saying the devices are 'dangerous'. Now, two prominent OB/GYNs have hit back, saying there are medical uses for them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Outrage as Cardi B recommends ‘dangerous’ tea detox to fans
Cardi B became the latest celebrity to tout the benefits of drinking a detox tea to help lose weight. Daily Mail Online spoke to a nutritionist, who recommended you save your money. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Combining three blood pressure drugs into a single pill is 20% more effective
Dr Ruth Webster, of the George Institute for Global Health in Australia, said: 'Our results could help millions of people globally reduce their blood pressure and their risk of heart attack or stroke.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Indians' Martin battling life-threatening bacterial...
Cleveland Indians center fielder Leonys Martin remains hospitalized in the Cleveland Clinic, seven days after he fell ill following a game. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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NHS chiefs block plans to expand controversial ‘GP at Hand’ app
Attempts by private firm Babylon Health to expand its 'GP at Hand' app into Birmingham have so far been thwarted by NHS England, who fear it could lead to patients missing vital tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Boy, 6, is left with seizures and brain swelling after a contracting a virus from a mosquito bite
Noah Surrett, six, from Waynesville, North Carolina, experienced seizures and brain swelling after a mosquito bite left him with a virus known as LaCrosse encephalitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Ebola fears in the Democratic Republic of Congo raised
Professor Paul Hunter, of the University of East Anglia, admitted this poses ‘substantial’ problems for aid workers battling round-the-clock to contain the outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Officials warn public over use of toxic DNP drug
The new warning comes after businessman Bernard Rebelo, from east London, was the first person to be convicted of manslaughter in relation to the sale of DNP pills in June. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Five-month-old receives heart-lung transplant an is youngest in 10 years to undergo the surgery
Jack Palmer, of Kansas City, Missouri, became the 20th infant under a year old to undergo a heart-lung transplant after he was born in January with a congenital heart defect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Short nights make you antisocial and 'unattractive,' study finds
About a third of Americans get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep, making them feel alienated and socially unattractive, University of California, Berkeley research finds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cannabis eases the agony of IBD: Scientists find a compounds in marijuana reduce gut inflammation
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts found that compounds in marijuana, known as  cannabinoids, are similar to molecules that control inflammation in the gut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dozens of holidaymakers visiting Mexico struck down by a parasite that causes explosive diarrhoea
As of 3 August 2018, there were 63 laboratory-confirmed incidents of the parasitic infection. Nearly all of these patients travelled outside of the UK - and 89 per cent of them visited Mexico. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Compound in kale, cabbage and broccoli protects against bowel cancer  
Researchers from  the Francis Crick Institute, London, found that when green vegetables are digested a protein is activated that reduces gut inflammation and prevents bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Number of people admitted to hospital with serious food allergies rises by more 10 per cent anually
Figures for NHS hospitals in England show 5,357 admissions took place, last year - almost 15 every day -  where the patient was made critically ill because of a reaction to their food. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Kidney patient now looking for new organ after splitting up with his fianc ée
Jay Charles, from Whitby, beat huge odds to discover his partner Mel Greenall was a match and he was due to undergo an operation in October. They have now cancelled their wedding plans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prams expose babies to up to 60% more air pollution than adults
Researchers from the University of Surrey found that the air in the first metre above the ground is usually the most polluted due to it being relatively level with vehicle exhaust fumes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Suicide survivor becomes youngest person ever to receive a face transplant at 21
Katie Stubblefield tried to take her own life in March 2014 with a rifle. On May 4, 2017, she became the youngest person ever to receive a face transplant, in an operation at Cleveland Clinic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Teen depression makes PARENTS depressed
One quarter of parents of depressed teenagers are depressed themselves, new research from Northwestern University reveals. But there is an upside: when kids get treated, parents improve. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Closing A & E departments lengthens a patient's ambulance   journey by nine minutes
It comes after seven A&E departments were downgraded in recent years to help save the NHS £22billion. A further seventeen may also follow suit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Drinking vodka Red Bulls makes people more likely to get into a fight, scientists suggest
Researchers from the University of Portsmouth found that when zebrafish are exposed to alcohol and a chemical in energy drinks, they spend more time on their own and do not avoid predators. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Blogger Mikhaila Peterson claims eating meat cured her of depression
Mikhaila Peterson, 26, of Toronto, says eating only beef has helped clear up her severe arthritis and depression. But Harley Street nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert has warned people to be wary. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The gruesome moment a huge mass of hardened wax is removed from man's ear canal
The unidentified patient was referred to The Hear Clinic in Leicester by his GP after suffering severe earache and hearing loss, plus worsened tinnitus, after months of gradual build-up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Love Island's Dr Alex George joins a new Instagram campaign to help students cope with exam stress
The #Gramfam Instazine will include advice and video messages from celebrities including Dr Alex George (pictured, main), Reggie Yates (bottom-right) and Ruby Granger (top-right) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Toddler with a condition so rare it doesn't even have a name
Ellouise Thompson, from York, has a chromosome condition known only as '3p26.3-25.3 deletion', which  affects just one in 820,000,000 people. It has been linked to heart, kidney and bowel issues. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The once-a-day wipe to stop you sweating too much  
Research shows that, used daily, the wipes reduce sweat production by 50 per cent in nearly three out of four patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Baby who has 50 allergies is forced to live as prisoner in his own home
Nine-month-old Riley Kinsey, from Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, can only eat turkey, carrots, plums and sweet potatoes or his body becomes covered in hives that can cause infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 39-year-old mother with a heart-shaped womb
The unidentified woman, from Moscow, was born with a bicornuate uterus, an abnormality believed to strike one in 1,000 women. She required a Caesarean section to give birth to her twins. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How prescription pills could be draining your body of vital vitamins
Prescription medication can also deprive people of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to hair loss, fatigue, depression and loss of sex drive. Here we look at the drugs that can ‘drain’ your body... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Does THIS explain why women are more likely to suffer migraine?
Researchers at Universitas Miguel Hern ández in Elche reviewed decades of medical literature to make the conclusion, published in the journal Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Model, 57, paid for a hysterectomy after an agonising pelvic condition caused her to pass out
Angela Tuffnell, 57, from Cheshire, spent years battling varicose veins hidden inside her pelvis, leaving her in pain so excruciating she could barely stand and would even pass out. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Care homes will be replaced by luxury developments to keep pensioners independent for longer
A scheme in Manchester is developing 135 flats for elderly people that have an onsite spa, beauty salon and bistro. Across the UK, 3,300 specially designed new homes have been built so far. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why you should NEVER pop or pick at a pimple in the 'Triangle of Death'
Although it can be tempting to pop pimples or blackheads, doing so could have unintended yet fatal consequences. Dermatologists reveal the science behind the facial 'Triangle of Death'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why spending just five more minutes in bed can seriously impact your health
Allowing yourself 'just five more minutes' in bed is actually doing your body more harm than good a group of Australian experts have insisted. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors could be allowed to end the lives of patients with dementia
The proposals mean patients who could otherwise survive years would die. Removed tubes mean an incapacitated patient will die of thirst and starvation after a short period of time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ME & MY OPERATION: The tap in the eye that could stop glaucoma patients from losing their sight
Glaucoma affects 300,000 people in the UK and is a leading cause of blindness. Here, Bernie Pedley, 73, from Preston, Lancashire, tells her story of life-changing surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe
University of Birmingham research has revealed vaping triggers damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. When inhaled, the liquid condenses and 'disables protective cells.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pregnant women could be spared epidurals if NHS changed painkiller
Experts say remifentanil is more effective than the injection, pethidine, given to 250,000 women in a year. Forty per cent of women in the UK end up needing an epidural after the pain relief anyway. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How your daily prescription pills could be draining your body of vital vitamins
Prescription medication can also deprive people of vital minerals and vitamins, leading to hair loss, fatigue, depression and loss of sex drive. Here we look at the drugs that can ‘drain’ your body... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Tobacco content still common in a THIRD of prime time TV programmes
Some 291 broadcasts included tobacco content, as did one-in-three TV programmes and nearly one in 10 adverts (pictured, Chris Hughes smoking during a Love Island episode last year) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The once-a-day wipe impregnated with medicine to stop you sweating too much  
Research shows that, used daily, the wipes reduce sweat production by 50 per cent in nearly three out of four patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Girl, 14, dies of brain tumor after year-long court battle for chemo despite her parent's wishes
After months hospital compromises and months of legal battles, a court finally ordered that a 14-year-old Cleveland, Ohio girl needed chemo despite her parents wishes - but she died before getting it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ASK THE GP: Should I worry about my swollen ankles? Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions  
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on the presence of 'cankles' and treatments for rosacea and rhinophyma (bulbous nose). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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