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Students with 9/11-related illnesses describe diagnoses
Former students of a high school that was engulfed in toxins after the Twin Towers exploded blocks away are being sickened by respiratory diseases and cancer more than 15 years after the attacks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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It's agony watching my husband slip away
Sharon and Dave Keeble, Brits who live in Florida, have been married for 20 years. In August 2017 Dave, 45, was diagnosed with ALS after some mild muscle weakness. Sharon describes their agony. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why Starbucks' Valentines Cherry Mocha crushes libido
Starbucks has a new Valentines Day Cherry Mocha drink for just one week but the caffeine, sugar and dairy can crush your libido on the day of love, according to nutritionists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression
As noted in the latest Center for Collegiate Mental Health report, anxiety and depression are the top reasons that college students seek counseling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Potatoes are good for you and can slash dementia risk
In a bizarre medical U-turn, scientists at the James Hutton Institute in Scotland who reviewed a host of evidence are pushing for potatoes to be reassessed for their 'clear' health benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Human kidney tissue capable of producing urine created
The study, led by Professors Sue Kimber and Adrian Woolf from The University of Manchester,  signifies a significant milestone in the development of treatment for kidney disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Historic flu is now worst in decades:10 more children dead
Acting CDC director Dr Anne Schuchat said on Friday that this season is as bad as the 2009 swine flu pandemic that killed 200,000 people and we may not have reached the peak yet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How to order a healthy bagel: From toppings to grains
Registered dietitian nutritionist Jessica Cording and Chef Emily Peterson explain how people can make bagels, which are full of empty calories, more nutritious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Life expectancy in the US drops for second year in a row
The average US life expectancy has dropped for the second consecutive year due to opioids, alcohol abuse according to an editorial by Virginia Commonwealth University published Wednesday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Could this be a new treatment for asthma?
Researchers at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, in collaboration with a team in Shanghai, believe the new treatment may even improve upon inhalers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Starting your period early increases your risk of stroke
Researchers from the Brigham and Women's Hospital add to evidence that an early menopause causes strokes due to women experiencing less 'protective' hormones, such as oestrogen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Potatoes are GOOD for you
In a bizarre medical U-turn, scientists at the James Hutton Institute in Scotland who reviewed a host of evidence are pushing for potatoes to be reassessed for their 'clear' health benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New prostate cancer drugs can give an extra 2 years to men
International trials of new drugs conducted in part by Northwestern University and Massachusetts General both succeeded in delaying the excruciating and deadly spread of prostate cancer in men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Trainer reveals Dakota Johnson's 25 minute workout plan
It's all about having fun and getting motivated, says Ramona Braganza, celebrity trainer. Braganza says, for Johnson, she wanted to maintain but accentuate her natural, college-girl look (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How to avoid spreading the flu at WORK
Dr Susan Besser of Mercy Medical Center in Maryland breaks down ways people can avoid spreading the flu at work. Her tips include getting the flu shot and not coughing on coworkers (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother died after meningitis was dismissed as a migraine
Lissa Beechey, 39, from Bridgend, was sent home after going to hospital on September 10 2015 complaining of fatigue, crippling headaches and eyes so sensitive she was forced to wear sunglasses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The language guide midwives should use
The guide, published in the British Medical Journal, also stresses that midwives and obstetricians should never address the pregnant woman as a 'she' when they are discussing the situation at hand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Theresa May wooed by 'inspirational' Nikki Lilly
In a home-recorded clip shown on Good Morning Britain, Mrs May thanked the youngster, who suffers from an arterial venous malformation (AVM), for cooking her and husband Phillip a quiche. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Egg-freezing advice 'false insurance' for young women
Women are using egg freezing to delay pregnancy, but may be 'disappointed' with its low success rate. It is better to start in your 20s if you hope to use this method to have children later in life (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Theresa May wooed by 'inspirational' 13-year-old vlogger
In a home-recorded clip shown on Good Morning Britain, Mrs May thanked the youngster, who suffers from an arterial venous malformation (AVM), for cooking her and husband Phillip a quiche. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Chinese man's rectum falls out after 30 mins on the toilet
A man in China had to rush to the hospital after noticing a ball-sized lump fallen out of his anus. Doctors said the lump, still attached to his rear, was his rectum and it had lost its attachment to his body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The question doctors ask to determine a woman's fertility
Researchers from George Mason University add to studies investigating fertility, which affects around 11 percent of women and nine percent of men of a reproductive age in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Parents want children to be labelled autistic
Let me make one thing clear: I do not doubt the existence of ADHD, but today, I believe such conditions are vastly, and dangerously, over-diagnosed, writes DR MIKE SHOOTER. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors remove a SNAIL growing inside a boy's abscess
Intrigued doctors at the Loma Linda University's paediatrics department stumbled across the case, the first recorded one of its kind in medical literature, and published it in the BMJ Case Reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Baby twists his 'large and firm' testicles INSIDE the womb
Only a handful of cases of bilateral testicular torsion - when both have been crippled - have ever been recorded in the womb. The new case happened at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman battled breast cancer at the same time as her dog
Sara Page, 54, who lives in Cornwall, discovered she had an aggressive tumour in her left breast just months after being told her Border Collie-Labrador cross Freyja, aged nine, had incurable cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Flu spreading through the air can be KILLED using UV lamps
Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light kills airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, causing skin cancers or cataracts, Columbia University experts discovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Human eggs are grown in lab for the first time
Women facing infertility have been given new hope after British scientists managed to grow human eggs in a laboratory for the first time. The pioneering research took place in Edinburgh University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Painful spine jab could help spot dementia
Thousands of patients could soon be sent for a controversial ‘spinal tap’ to check whether they have dementia instead of being asked questions such as who is the Prime Minister. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Gym fanatic describes losing his fingers to the flu
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - A health-conscious fitness fanatic, 33-year-old Joei Smith had got his flu shot in early November and passed his annual physical with flying colors in mid-December. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Do you SNEEZE at the same time every day?
Sneezes seem like sudden, unpredictable responses to whatever is in the air, but often they actually follow a regular schedule. Experts explain why you are more likely to sneeze at certain times. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How to mentally prepare yourself for a workout
Health experts told Daily Mail Online that listening to hard rock, planning rewards for yourself and telling yourself white lies will not only get you ready for the gym but excited to workout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Self-deprecating humor is good for you, study finds
A new study is claiming that laughing at yourself might help you suppress anger. However, the researchers behind the study say that the results are dependent upon where you live. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Unhealthy' treats that are GOOD for you
Many people are told to avoid 'bad'' foods and beverages to maintain a healthy diet. However, experts say 'unhealthy' foods like donuts can play a role in a nutritious diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Weight Watchers to offer kits to kids as young as 13  
Weight Watchers announced on Wednesday that it will offer free memberships to its diet programs to teenagers as young as 13, in spite of expert warnings that teens should not count calories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Bone tissue grown in the lab used to repair damaged leg
The experimental tissue-engineering technology is being developed by Bonus BioGroup of Haifa, Israel, using fat cells extracted from a patient used to grow bones on a biological scaffold. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Girl, 10, with swine flu is fighting for her life
Keyona Richardson, 10, from Aurora, Colorado, was put on life support after both her lungs failed due to the swine flu. Her mother said she is now on ventilators and in stable condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Thirdhand smoke lingers long after cigarettes are banned
Casino guests and employees may still be exposed to carcinogenic toxins on surfaces months after indoor smoking bans are introduced, a new San Diego State University study shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Local health authorities refuse to help autistic girl
Nine-year-old Bella Mildon, from Nailsea, Bristol, who has the mental age of a toddler, has been left bruised, bleeding and even hospitalised after self-harming during her episodes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Petri dish shows what bathroom hand dryer blows on hands
Nichole Ward, who appears to work in some sort of scientific lab in Carlsbad, California, took to Facebook last week to share the troubling results of an experiment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The healthiest way to eat broccoli according to science
Researchers from Zhejiang University in China found the best way to preserve broccoli's healthy compound sulforaphane is to chop it into 2mm pieces and wait for 90 minutes before stir frying. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Flu death toll hits 254 in the UK
Some 215 deaths have struck England, 27 are known to have died in Scotland and 12 in Northern Ireland. No precise data exists for Wales. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Baby girl whose leg broke in childbirth will never heal
A one-year-old girl from Long Island, New York, will undergo surgery to try to correct her broken leg that will not heal due to a rare genetic disorder after doctors said amputation was the only option. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Trolley waits reach their worst levels on record
Startling NHS statistics show 1,089 patients endured waits of more than 12 hours for treatment in overstretched casualty units in January - the highest since records began in 2010. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Healthy Detroit man, 51, dies of flu days after flight
An active, healthy 51-year-old man named Timothy Schell died of complications from this year's aggressive flu strain just days after flying from his home in Michigan to Colorado to go skiing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Polluted air makes us more likely to commit crimes
Researchers from Columbia Business School in New York suggest air pollution drives up crime rates because exposure to contaminants makes us more anxious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Tickled patient reveals the simple way of diagnosing flu
John Richards, a radio DJ from Seatlle, posted the 'My Flu Algorithm' on Twitter. If people do not feel like they have been hit by a train, the 'flu info from a literal doctor' states they do not have the infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 202 nationalities working in the NHS
The House of Commons Library picture shows there are 976,288 British staff working in the NHS - the equivalent of 87.5 per cent. A further 5.6 per cent, or 62,000, come from other EU nations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The singer who could be killed by a COOKIE
Fiona Cooper-Smyth, who lives in Perth, Australia, went into anaphylactic shock after accidentally eating a tiny amount of the legume lupin, commonly used in baked products, in a granola pot. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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British woman taken to Sierra Leone aged 15 for FGM
Jay Kamara-Frederick, who is from south London, was taken to Sierra Leone and subjected to genital cutting when she turned 15. She said on This Morning the impact was a 'lifelong affliction'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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