Boy, 5, remembered in tear-jerking hilarious obituary he wrote for himself
Garrett Michael Matthias, of Iowa, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer,  Stage 4 Alveolar Fusion Negative Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), in September last year. He died on June 6. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nutritionist Ricky Hay reveals how to stop sweating in a heatwave
UK-based nutritionist Rick Hay reveals his secrets to staying sweat-free during hot summer days, and says eating light, refreshing meals and fruits is key to keeping your body cool. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New York mother cares for her baby with Harlequin ichthyosis
Anna, from New York, suffers from Harlequin ichthyosis, which causes the baby's red skin to shed every day, as well as putting the youngster at risk of life-threatening infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Blogger becomes first UK woman to get a £6K robotic hair transplant
EXCLUSIVE: Samantha Dewhurst, 25, from Manchester, explained how she first noticed her forehead area getting larger about 18 months ago, due to her hairline moving backwards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Saturated fats in dairy do not increase the risk of heart disease
Researchers from the University of Texas, Houston, found that eating full-fat dairy actually reduces the risk of dying from stroke by 42 percent. Yet guidelines recommend low-fat options. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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French woman perforates her bowel in 4 places
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The woman is believed to be from Paimers, in the south west of France, 43 miles (69km) south of Toulouse. The tale was published in BMJ Case Reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eating just one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness
Researchers from the University of Sydney found that snacking on the popular citrus fruit reduces people's risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, which affects central vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eating fruit and vegetables could slash asthma risk by up to a THIRD
Researchers from Paris 13 University found men and women who eat a healthy diet are significantly less likely to suffer from the symptoms of asthma, whether they have the condition already or not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why do you blink when there is a sudden loud noise close by?
Blinking when you hear a sudden loud noise is a natural reflex caused by the body trying to protect itself from falling or flying objects, according to a scientist at the University of Melbourne in Australia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Sandra Lee, a famous internet dermatologist known as Dr Pimple Popper, met Melissa from Sioux Falls in South Dakota to remove a gigantic lipoma from her shoulder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Do YOU leave the toilet seat up when you flush? Be warned!
Charles Gerba, a professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, said: 'You get a good spray out of the toilet area.' This is known as the 'aerosol effect' to some scientists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Bra whisperer' reveals how exercising without a sports bra can cause serious damage to your breasts
Australia's fitting expert Esther Labi revealed how working out  without a fitness bra can lead to pain and strain under the breasts, sagging and stretchmarks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother slams Asda sun cream after son's 'excruciating' burns
Nicola Hadley, 47, from West Bromwich, claims her son Aaron Boyes, 10, was left badly burned despite using Asda Protect Kids Factor 50 sun cream earlier this month during the heatwave. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Farmer spends four hours EVERY DAY bathing her daughter: Nine-month-old has a rare skin condition
Anna, from New York, suffers from Harlequin ichthyosis, which causes the baby's red skin to shed every day, as well as putting the youngster at risk of life-threatening infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds
Researchers from  Shahid Sadoughi University in Yazd, Iran, found that the popular milkshake allows athletes to intensely exercise for around six minutes longer than sports drink without tiring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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NHS posters remind surgeons to check they have the right patient
This comes after the  Oxford University John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals had four mishaps in May and June. One incident saw surgeons inserting an endoscopy into the wrong patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Two NHS hospitals have put up posters reminding   surgeons to check they have the right patient
This comes after the  Oxford University John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals had four mishaps in May and June. One incident saw surgeons inserting an endoscopy into the wrong patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Bra whisperer' reveals how exercising without a sports bra can cause serious damage to your breasts
Australia's fitting expert Esther Labi revealed how working out  without a fitness bra can lead to pain and strain under the breasts, sagging and stretchmarks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dr Pimple Popper unveils new 'pus-shooting' board game for children
Dr Sandra Lee, 47,   has made a name for herself with her pimple-popping videos. Now, the California-based dermatologist has launched a new board game. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Smokers up to 45% more likely to suffer from irregular heart beats
Researchers from  Imperial College London found that for every 10 cigarettes smoked a day, the risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation, which is a cause of stroke, increases by 14 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Boy, 5, remembered in tear-jerking hilarious obituary he wrote for himself
Garrett Michael Matthias, of Iowa, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer,  Stage 4 Alveolar Fusion Negative Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), in September last year. He died on June 6. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis
Kikkan Randall, 35, revealed on social media on Tuesday that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer. She say the 'prognosis is good because the cancer was 'caught early'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Legalizing same-sex marriage improved access to health care of gay men
A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that legalizing same-sex marriage improved health care access for gay men but did not improve their mental health (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD
Head-hits are known to increase the risk of mental health issues and disorders like CTE which causes dementia. But a new South Carolina study shows that risk goes up in athletes with ADHD. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Heavy drinking leads to heart attacks causing toxic iron to build up
Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University found women from regions where alcohol consumption is high have greater iron levels in their bodies and are more likely to die from heart issues. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cinnamon could treat bacterial infections, claim scientists
Swinburne University of Technology researchers tested cinnamaldehyde's ability to break up biofilms - which act as a shield against antibiotics - that form over bacteria to help it spread. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Girl who missed years of school fighting cancer is voted prom queen
Charlotte Jenkins, 16, from Stockport in Greater Manchester battled against a rare form of acute myeloid leukaemia to be able to sit her GCSEs and go to her end of school prom. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Half the country is trying to lose weight, CDC figures reveal
Women are making more of an effort than men, and richer people are more likely to make their weight a priority than lower-income people, the new CDC report found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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More than 1.3 MILLION American teenagers have hypertension, CDC report reveals
A new CDC report found that one in seven US children have hypertension. New guidelines released last year reclassified 800,000 children as having high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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More than 400 overseas trainee GPs could be thrown out of England
According to an NHS email seen by journalists the health service is 'unlikely' to be able to extend the visas of trainee doctors from outside Europe, and is calling on private practices to step in. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Half the country is trying to lose weight, CDC figures reveal
Women are making more of an effort than men, and richer people are more likely to make their weight a priority than lower-income people, the new CDC report found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Condition left a New York teacher needing 19 hours of sleep A DAY
For six years, Kristen Devanna, 27, from Long Island, New York, suffered cracked skin, constantly feeling cold and fatigue so severe she needed to sleep within an hour of waking up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Low levels of psychological distress can increase risk of arthritis
Southampton General Hospital researchers assessed 16,485 British adults over a three-year period to make the conclusion, published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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75% of black adults develop dangerously high blood pressure before the age of 55, study reveals
A new study, led by the University of Alabama, has found that both black men and women had a 1.5 to two times higher risk for hypertension compared with their white peers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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People who write about positive emotions are less likely to go to the doctor, study finds
Previous studies have shown benefits of 'getting bad things off your chest' in diary form. But a new study by Northumbria University shows that focusing on the positive reduces stress. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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French woman, 35, discovers electric shock sensations were caused by tapeworm larvae
A 35-year-old French woman went to hospital complaining of feeling weak and the sensation of electric shocks in her legs, and was told she had tapeworm larvae infecting her spine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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