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Heart attack warning – how to tell if you’re at risk by looking at your FEET

HEART attack symptoms can include chest pain, feeling sick, and extreme fatigue. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction if you have this “big” sign on your feet. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Six signs you’re at risk of anaemia complications

VITAMIN B12 deficiency can lead to anaemia, where the body has fewer red blood cells than normal. Anaemia, no matter what it’s caused by, can lead to heart and lung complications, so what are the signs to recognise if you have a deficiency? read more […]

Measles outbreak: Cases hit record high in Europe with 37 deaths so far this year

MEASLES has been sweeping Europe this year with over 41,000 children and adults being infected in the first six months. Recognising the rash and other symptoms can help stop spread the highly contagious virus. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

More than 41,000 people have been infected with measles in the first six months of 2018. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Mosquito bites: Can a G&T keep them at bay? Prof James Logan advises on best repellent

MOSQUITO bites can be extremely frustrating, and tend to be more common during this time of year. What is the best repellent to keep them at bay? A gin and tonic has been advised in the past but Professor James Logan took to this morning […]

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Avoid these alcoholic drinks to keep blood sugar under control

DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be hard to spot and many people with the condition won’t realise they have it. But if this type of diabetes is left untreated it can lead to more serious health problems. Drinking certain types of alcohol can cause blood […]

Bed bug bites: Have you been bitten? Five signs to look for and how to get rid of them

BED bugs bites can cause great irritation, but unless you spot an infestation and get rid of them, the problem will keep occurring. Because bed bugs are difficult to spot, the best way to identify you have a problem is by looking at your bites. […]

Cruise ships rescue: How to survive for 10 hours in the water

Warm water, a calm head and being a woman can all work in your favour. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Lung cancer symptoms: Seven signs you need to visit your GP now

LUNG cancer symptoms usually begin to show as the condition progresses, with no indications in the early stages. But when they do become apparent the most common sign is a cough, particularly one that won’t go away or gets worse. There are seven symptoms of […]

Australian PM Scraps Plan to Legalize Carbon Emissions Cuts

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has abandoned plans to enshrine the nation’s targeted limits of greenhouse gas emissions into law in the face of an angry revolt by his party’s staunch conservatives. Australia set a target to cut carbon emissions by 26 percent below 2005 […]

‘I broke every bone in my face – and survived’

Tom Locke is one of 1,600 people alive today thanks to a change in the way the NHS works, a study suggests. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Diabetes type 2 – five diet swaps to prevent high blood sugar symptoms

DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some small diet changes or swaps. Prevent signs of high blood sugar by adding these fruit and vegetables to your daily meal plan. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Back pain – add this 35p ‘superfood’ to your breakfast routine to prevent lower backache

BACK pain could be caused by having bad posture, sleeping in an awkward position, or by a minor injury. Adding this cheap fruit to your daily breakfast diet cold help to get rid of lower back pain symptoms. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Scientists Extract Uranium Powder from Seawater with Yarn

The world’s oceans are filled with trace amounts of uranium, the primary fuel for nuclear power reactors. The trick is extracting it from the seawater. Now, scientists in the U.S. say they have done that using yarn, and extracted 5 grams of the powdered form […]

Magnesium deficiency symptoms: Eleven signs you need to eat this sweet treat 

MAGNESIUM deficiency symptoms can be mistaken for other health conditions, but recognising signs can prevent constipation, irregular blood sugar levels and high blood pressure. If symptoms do occur, increasing your intake of certain foods can help. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes type 2 – the 1p a cup ‘superdrink’ that could prevent high blood sugar

DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. Lower your chances of high blood sugar symptoms by drinking this cheap “superdrink” every day, it’s been claimed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Child passive smoking ‘increases chronic lung risk’

A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood. read more >>> Source:: BBC

The first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS

Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Researchers Plot Maps, Collect Data to Fight Future Infectious Disease Outbreaks

With the Democratic Republic of Congo facing its second major Ebola outbreak this year, emergency responders have worked to contain the spread of the disease. Scientists, meanwhile, are testing the effectiveness of experimental vaccines in the field. Alongside these efforts, researchers in the DRC are […]

High blood pressure symptoms – four of the most common warning signs of hypertension

HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, as most people don’t show any signs of hypertension. But these are four symptoms that could reveal your risk of extremely high blood pressure. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Asthma warning – why you should never ignore this itchy symptom

ASTHMA symptoms include wheezing, difficulty breathing and having a tight chest. But, you should also never ignore having an itch in this unusual place. These are the deadly lung condition’s signs to watch out for. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Back pain – the best way to reduce lower backache while you’re at home

BACK pain could be prevented by making some diet changes, swapping your sleep position, or even by improving your posture. If you’ve suddenly come down with lower back pain symptoms, this is what you can do to reduce the ache while you’re at home. read […]

Stomach bloating – the 49p vegetable you should eat everyday to prevent trapped wind

STOMACH bloating can be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, as well as drinking fizzy drinks. But you could get rid of a swollen belly or trapped wind pain by eating more of one cheap vegetable in particular. read more >>> Source:: The […]

Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales

Child health experts say the rise is “alarming” and more should be done to reduce obesity. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Rheumatoid arthritis warning – four uncommon signs of joint pain

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, inflammation and restricted movement. But the autoimmune condition can cause other warning signs in different parts of the body. These are the uncommon symptoms to watch out for. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Security Issues Constrain DR Congo Ebola Operation

The World Health Organization says security issues could hamper efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The outbreak is in conflict-ridden North Kivu province, where some areas are too dangerous for health care workers to go. As of Wednesday, […]

‘Lost’ contact lens removed from woman’s eyelid after 28 years

A 42-year-old woman was hit by a shuttlecock when she was 14 and thought the lens had fallen out. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Pancreatic cancer: Why you should never ignore this sign in your poo – Dr Zoe reveals

PANCREATIC cancer symptoms can include weight loss, fatigue and poor digestion. But you could also be at risk of the deadly disease if your stools look like this, revealed ITV This Morning’s Dr Zoe Williams. What does a healthy poo look like? read more >>> […]

High blood pressure: Why should you control hypertension? Three deadly complications

HIGH blood pressure causes include an unhealthy diet or not doing enough exercise. But why should you worry about hypertension symptoms? These are the deadly complications of high blood pressure. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes type 2 – why you should never ignore this ‘surprising’ symptom

DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss and fatigue. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this “surprising” sign, it’s been revealed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Vaping is much less harmful than normal cigarettes and it shouldn’t be treated the same way, MPs warn. read more >>> Source:: BBC

New Generic EpiPen Wins FDA Approval

U.S. health officials Thursday approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication that triggered a public backlash because of its rising price tag. The new version from Teva Pharmaceuticals is the first that will be interchangeable with the original penlike injector sold […]

Meat-eating peril of cutting back carbs

Cutting back on carbohydrates can help people live longer – as long as they do not replace them with meat, experts believe. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Antibodies Could Knock Out Ebola Virus

In 1995, a patient sick with the Ebola virus, in what was then called Zaire and is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, miraculously recovered from this deadly disease. At that time, when the virus first jumped from animals to man, Ebola meant almost […]

NYU offers free tuition for all its medical students

The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates’ “overwhelming” debt. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Measles Outbreak Hits 21 US States, CDC Says

More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. As of July 14, 107 people had contracted the viral infection in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, […]

No Handshakes, No Helmets in DRC City Preparing for Ebola

A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo wants to be ready. An outbreak suspected of killing 43 people is spreading across the lush farmlands […]

Best supplements for diabetes – three of the best capsules for high blood sugar symptoms

SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some diabetes type 2 symptoms, which include weight loss, fatigue and passing more urine than normal. Adding these capsules to your daily diet could lower your risk of the high blood sugar condition’s symptoms. read more >>> Source:: The […]

Lena Dunham marks nine months since hysterectomy

It has been nine months since the actress had a total hysterectomy to remove her womb. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Storm Forecast to Become Hurricane Far Out in East Pacific

Tropical Storm Lane is pushing westward across the Pacific while Subtropical Storm Ernesto heads across the Atlantic in the general direction of Ireland and the United Kingdom. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Thursday that Lane had winds of 50 mph (85 kph) and […]

Shingles: The one medicine you must AVOID or risk worse symptoms – Dr Ranj reveals

SHINGLES and chicken pox rash symptoms are both caused by the same family of virus, said ITV This Morning’s Dr Ranj. Patients should avoid this one medicine treatment, or risk itching symptoms getting worse. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Bowel cancer – the 50p ‘striking’ vegetable that could prevent deadly disease

BOWEL cancer risk could be reduced by making some diet or exercise changes. Eating more of this cheap vegetable could prevent the deadly disease, scientists have claimed. Its preventative effects are “striking”, they said. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning – why you should never ignore this smelly symptom

VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can take years to show up, and patients may not even know they’re at risk of the condition. But this is why you should never ignore this smelly sign that you should add more B12 foods to your diet. read more […]

High blood pressure – how much weight should you lose to lower hypertension risk?

HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some lifestyle changes, including weight loss. But how many pounds do you need to lose to avoid hypertension symptoms? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Reduce high cholesterol and beat the tiredness from statins with this supplement 

HIGH cholesterol is when you have too much of a fatty substance in your blood. Statins are often prescribed to treat the condition, but if they cause you tiredness, there’s a supplement you can take instead. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

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