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Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign on your neck could signal the condition

TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms usually develop slowly over many years, which can make spotting the condition early very difficult. Left untreated, serious health complications can occur. One symptoms to be wary of is on your neck. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

‘I was aged 24, and dead for five minutes’

More than 80,000 young people in the UK could be living with undiagnosed heart conditions. read more >>> Source:: BBC

‘Weigh-ins help prevent piling on pounds at Christmas’

Researchers said self-weighing and other simple tips were effective at helping to beat the Christmas bulge. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Vast, Zombie-like Microbial Life Lurks Beneath Seabed

Scientists have drilled a mile and a half (2.5 kilometers) beneath the seabed and found vast underground forests of “deep life,” including microbes that persist for thousands, maybe millions of years, researchers said Monday. Feeding on nothing but the energy from rocks, and existing in […]

Christmas tree allergy: How to treat your allergy symptoms – are you at risk?

CHRISTMAS trees and decorations could cause some allergy symptoms this festive season, including runny noses, watery eyes, and even sneezing. But you could treat, or even prevent, your allergy signs with these health and treatment tips. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

NASA Probe Finds Signs of Water on Nearby Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky acorn-shaped object that may hold clues to the origins of life on Earth, scientists said on Monday. OSIRIS-REx, which flew last week within a scant 12 miles (19 km) […]

Puzzle solving ‘won’t stop mental decline’

A new study suggests that doing intellectual activities throughout life is best. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness

This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It’s still not clear what’s causing the kids to lose the ability to move their face, neck, back, arms or legs. The symptoms tend […]

Trump Plan to Reclassify Nuke Waste Alarms Environmentalists

The Trump administration wants to reclassify some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to lower its threat level and make disposal cheaper and easier. The proposal by the U.S. Department of Energy would lower the status of some high-level radioactive waste in […]

Vitamin D deficiency – the three BEST food sources of the ‘sunshine’ supplement

VITAMIN D deficiency is particularly common during the winter, as sunlight hours fall. But adding these foods to your diet could help to prevent a vitamin D deficiency. Are you at risk of a deficiency, or should you take the ‘sunshine’ supplement? read more >>> […]

France’s Yellow Vests Attract Attention of Climate Change Conference

Environment ministers from nearly 200 countries are arriving in the Polish city of Katowice to join haggling over ways to advance the 2015 Paris accord to curb climate change. National leaders have stayed away from this year’s climate change conference largely because it is devoted […]

Diabetes type 2 – four of the BEST exercises and sports to prevent high blood sugar

DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some exercise and lifestyle changes. You could prevent high blood sugar symptoms and signs by getting more active. These are the best exercises and sports you should add to your weekly gym routine to lower your […]

Back pain warning – drink this TEA every morning to avoid waking up with backache

BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by drinking this tea every morning. It could even prevent backache, it’s been claimed. read more >>> Source:: The […]

Artificial Dyes Fading, But Food Will Still Get Color Boosts

Many companies including McDonald’s and Kellogg are purging artificial colors from their foods, but don’t expect your cheeseburgers or cereal to look much different. Colors send important signals about food, and companies aren’t going to stop playing into those perceptions. What’s accepted as normal can […]

What is gonorrhoea? Infection spread through SEX could affect your prostate

SEXUALLY transmitted infections become a more prevalent issue as the party season approaches, with drink fuelled flings on the horizon. What is gonorrhoea and how does the disease spread? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Best supplements for low sex drive: The natural herbal supplements proven to boost libido

BEST supplements for low sex drive: Work, family and social lives can all place heavy burdens on our time and energy, leaving us frequently exhausted and drained and impacting sex drive. But a natural herbal supplement has been proven to help boost libido. read more […]

Muckamore Abbey seclusion room was ‘dark dungeon’

One mother describes Muckamore Abbey hospital’s seclusion room in which her son was locked. read more >>> Source:: BBC

High blood pressure: Three foods to avoid so you don’t exceed your daily salt intake

HIGH blood pressure affects more than one in four adults in the UK, but many people may not realise they have it. Diet can have a huge impact on a person’s blood pressure reading – in particular, three foods should be avoided. read more >>> […]

Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

Two people developed cancer after organ donations from a woman who had the undetected disease. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your armpit could indicate the condition

TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms tend to develop slowly, which can make spotting them difficult. Left untreated, the condition can lead to serious complications, so recognising signs as early as possible is very important. One sign that can indicate the cognition is in the armpit. read […]

As Climate Talks Stutter, Africa Suffers The Impact Of A Warming World

Efforts to boost global action against climate change are stuttering – as several key nations have objected to a key United Nations-backed report on the impacts of rising temperatures, at the COP24 talks in Poland. Many developing nations say they are already suffering from the […]

US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Have not Endorsed a Key Study on Global Warming

As the U.N. global climate conference in Katowice, Poland entered its second week Sunday, the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace demanded urgent action from world leaders to tackle climate change. Greenpeace activists projected a message onto the roof of the “Spodek” arena where the COP24 is […]

Flu and cold warning – the one simple way to prevent a virus infection this winter

FLU and cold virus infections could cause symptoms including runny noses, sore throats and coughs. As the number of infections begin to rise this winter season, how can you prevent the deadly flu and cold viruses? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Bionic 3D-printed arm ‘gives confidence’ to young amputees

Open Bionics has developed the world’s first medically-certified 3D-printed artificial arm read more >>> Source:: BBC

…while over-65s’ sex lives lead to disease

THE NUMBER of over-65s seeking treatment for sexually transmitted infections has hit a record high. The generation which enjoyed the “summer of love” in the swinging sixties is now suffering from unprecedented levels of STIs, with the number soaring 14 per cent in the past […]

Stomach bloating – four dinner foods you should AVOID or risk trapped wind pain

STOMACH bloating could be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. If you often suffer from trapped wind pain or tummy aches, these are the foods you should avoid in your dinner. read more >>> Source:: […]

Is a glass of red wine a day good for you? Health myth DEBUNKED

RED WINE is believed by many to hold a host of health benefits. But is the popular tipple actually as good for you as people say it is, or is it in fact a health myth? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Best supplements for weight loss – 5p a day capsules to prevent weight gain

WEIGHT LOSS supplements could help overweight or obese patients with their diet plans. You could lose weight and prevent weight gain by adding these cheap capsules to your daily diet. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Dementia: Symptoms of vascular dementia and early signs you NEED to understand

DEMENTIA symptoms can affect people in different ways, particular because there are different forms of the disease. Vascular dementia is one of the most common types of dementia, but memory loss, which often associated with dementia, isn’t usually the main early symptom. read more >>> […]

Emission-Cutting Deal Pushes Change in the Shipping Industry

According to the World Ocean Review, shipping by sea is responsible for about 3 percent of the world’s total carbon emissions. But one Norwegian shipping company is creating hybrid ships and planning for a carbon free future. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports. read more >>> Source:: […]

Best supplements for tiredness: Six vitamins and minerals to boost your energy levels

BEST supplements for tiredness: A combination of long hours at work, poor sleep habits, eating the wrong foods, and a mixture of poor diet and lifestyle habits can leave you feeling low on energy. Some experts believe taking a vitamin or mineral supplement could help […]

Type 2 diabetes: Six foods to be wary of at Christmas to keep your blood sugar in check

TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that can lead to serious complications if not controlled. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with the condition or looking to prevent it, here are some foods to be wary of at Christmas and some much healthier alternatives. read more […]

The athletes starving themselves for success

Extreme dieting is leading to cases of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport among men and women. read more >>> Source:: BBC

‘I’ve got two months to find a donor’

Last Christmas, mum-of-twins Meena looked the picture of health. Now she urgently needs to find a stem cell match. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Government bans fax machines in the NHS

Almost 9,000 fax machines are currently used by the NHS in England – but that is set to change. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Nichola has created an app to help others with alopecia meet new friends

Nichola, who’s had alopecia for fifteen years, has launched an app to help others with the condition make friends. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Cancer warning – five cold and flu signs that may be something more serious

CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. This winter, you could be developing more signs of a cold or the flu. These are the cancer symptoms that you may be overlooking. read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

Space Station Astronauts Get Holiday Treats Delivered After Delay

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship finally delivered more than 2,500 kilograms of holiday treats Saturday to the International Space Station after a communications drop-out delayed the shipment. After two approach attempts, the Dragon locked onto the orbiting lab three days after launching from Cape Canaveral […]

How to get rid of visceral fat: Four simple diet changes to reduce the harmful belly fat

HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: Located in the abdominal cavity next to a number of vital organs, visceral fat can pose a serious health risk if levels become too high. But there are four simple changes you can make yo your diet to […]

Hazelnut diet helps to ward off dementia

EATING a handful of hazelnuts a day can help ward off Alzheimer’s disease, new research has found. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Five signs the condition has caused rickets

VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms can be mistaken for less serious health problems, but if the deficiency is left untreated, rickets or osteomalacia can occur. While the signs of vitamin D deficiency are hard to spot, there are five signs of these two conditions to look […]

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Three signs in your pee that could indicate the condition

TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms can easily be mistaken for those of less serious health conditions. But it’s important to recognise all the signs, because if left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications. Three signs to be wary of are linked to your pee. […]

High blood pressure symptoms: Feeling pulsations on this part of your body could be a sign

HIGH blood pressure symptoms are rarely noticeable which can make recognising the condition very difficult. One test that could signal an elevated reading is if you feel pulsations in a particular part of the body. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

US Agency Seeks to Curb E-Cigarette ‘Epidemic’ Among Teens

U.S. health officials are concerned about the increasing number of American teenagers smoking electronic cigarettes, a practice commonly known as vaping. So many teenagers are taking up the habit that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is worried that it’s become an epidemic. Nina Vishneva […]

High blood pressure – do you sleep like this? Signs of hypertension in your slumber

HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, and the only way to know if you’re at risk of hypertension signs is to have your blood pressure checked. But you could unknowingly have high blood pressure if you have this sleep symptom. read more […]

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