• Why do we need tonsils? ENT doctor answers burning question By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WHY DO WE NEED TONSILS? ENT DOCTOR ANSWERS BURNING QUESTION

    They are frequently removed, but tonsils have a number of important jobs. Here, Simon Carney, Professor of Otolaryngology at Flinders...

    ENT
  • CDC begs Americans to stop sleeping with their contacts lenses in By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    CDC BEGS AMERICANS TO STOP SLEEPING WITH THEIR CONTACTS LENSES IN

    Some 45 million Americans wear contacts, and about one third confess to wearing them overnight sometimes, but the CDC is urging everyone...

    Sleep, Eye
  • Nearly 500 people in 15 states have contracted 'explosive diarrhea' from McDonald's salads By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    NEARLY 500 PEOPLE IN 15 STATES HAVE CONTRACTED 'EXPLOSIVE DIARRHEA' FROM MCDONALD'S SALADS

    Another 81 customers have developed explosive diarrhea, bringing the total number to 476 in 15 states. At least 21 were hospitalized....

    Hospital
  • Why the children of the identical twin couples will be SIBLINGS By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WHY THE CHILDREN OF THE IDENTICAL TWIN COUPLES WILL BE SIBLINGS

    Identical twins share 100 percent of their DNA, so when Brittany and Briana Salyers have children with their new husbands Josh and...

  • Pet owners are using their animals' drugs By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PET OWNERS ARE USING THEIR ANIMALS' DRUGS

    Vets often resort to prescribing human opioids to pets because only one is approved for animals. The FDA issued a plea to veterinarians...

    Drugs
  • Quarter of Americans have a disability that affects independence By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    QUARTER OF AMERICANS HAVE A DISABILITY THAT AFFECTS INDEPENDENCE

    Some 61 million Americans are now disabled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest numbers. Women, minorities...

    Disability
  • Hospitals make £260kfrom vending machines with high-calorie snacks By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HOSPITALS MAKE £260KFROM VENDING MACHINES WITH HIGH-CALORIE SNACKS

    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust generated £260,000 between 2013 and 2018. If the UK's other 134 trusts did the same, it would've...

    Hospital
  • Are you terrified of pregnancy and childbirth? You're not alone By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    ARE YOU TERRIFIED OF PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH? YOU'RE NOT ALONE

    While some women may have relatively mild tokophobia, for others, the condition is much more severe. Experts at Hull University explain...

    Pregnancy, Childbirth
  • Want to lose weight? Try a morning brew made from green coffee beans By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT? TRY A MORNING BREW MADE FROM GREEN COFFEE BEANS

    In a piece for Healthista, Rick Hay pointed to a Norwegian study that found drinking a brew made of green coffee beans every morning...

    Overweight
  • Boy, 13, struck by lightning speaks out about his heart stopping By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    BOY, 13, STRUCK BY LIGHTNING SPEAKS OUT ABOUT HIS HEART STOPPING

    Josiah Wideman was walking through a park in El Mirage, Arizona, on August 8 with a friend at his side and a skateboard in hand when...

    Hands
  • Bodyfixers star Dr Esho shares video of worst ‘lip-popping' moments By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    BODYFIXERS STAR DR ESHO SHARES VIDEO OF WORST ‘LIP-POPPING' MOMENTS

    Harley Street doctor Tijion Esho, a familiar face on the Channel 4 show Body Fixers, shared a compilation video featuring the worst...

    Lips, Face
  • Portuguese kidney disease patient left with 'FROST' on his face By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PORTUGUESE KIDNEY DISEASE PATIENT LEFT WITH 'FROST' ON HIS FACE

    The man's white spots that covered his body are known medically as uremic frost, kidney specialists from just outside Lisbon in Portugal...

    Face
  • Girls battle depression if their mothers were stressed when pregnant By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    GIRLS BATTLE DEPRESSION IF THEIR MOTHERS WERE STRESSED WHEN PREGNANT

    Researchers from the Charité University, Berlin, found that stress causes the release of the hormone cortisol, which reduces brain...

    Stress, Pregnant, Depression, Brain
  • Fitness Chef Graeme Tomlinson debunks healthy clean eating food myths with Instagram graphics By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    FITNESS CHEF GRAEME TOMLINSON DEBUNKS HEALTHY CLEAN EATING FOOD MYTHS WITH INSTAGRAM GRAPHICS

    Graeme Tomlinson, 30, of Aberdeen, is known as The Fitness Chef on Instagram and he preaches to his 113,000 followers that you will...

    Food
  • Meg Sheppard claims contraceptive implant triggered an anorexia battle By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    MEG SHEPPARD CLAIMS CONTRACEPTIVE IMPLANT TRIGGERED AN ANOREXIA BATTLE

    Meg Freeman, 27, from Hertfordshire, described how she suffered from mood changes and aggression after having the implant inserted...

    Arm, Contraception, Anorexia
  • The ten highly-effective habits of people who lose weight By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THE TEN HIGHLY-EFFECTIVE HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO LOSE WEIGHT

    A new study by Australia's Bond University - published in the Journal of Obesity - has found the key to staying a healthy weight is...

    Obesity
  • Pregnant women who eat broccoli sprouts may reduce their child's risk of breast cancer  By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    PREGNANT WOMEN WHO EAT BROCCOLI SPROUTS MAY REDUCE THEIR CHILD'S RISK OF BREAST CANCER 

    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say adding broccoli sprouts to the diets of expecting mothers could be a 'key...

    Child, Cancer, Breast, Pregnant, Diet, Breasts
  • Breakthrough study finds Parkinson's patients have thinner retinas By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    BREAKTHROUGH STUDY FINDS PARKINSON'S PATIENTS HAVE THINNER RETINAS

    Researchers from Seoul National University found that retinas thin as the cells that produce the chemical dopamine die. Dopamine is...

    Parkinson
  • Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent diabetes: Fungi improves glucose control By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    EATING A SERVING OF BUTTON MUSHROOMS A DAY COULD PREVENT DIABETES: FUNGI IMPROVES GLUCOSE CONTROL

    Researchers from Pennsylvania State University believe mushrooms act as a prebiotic, which are indigestible ingredients that 'fertilise'...

    Digestion, Diabetes
  • Man told he'd never walk or talk because of rare disease stuns doctors with mobility By Daily Mail   -   Aug 17, 2018

    MAN TOLD HE'D NEVER WALK OR TALK BECAUSE OF RARE DISEASE STUNS DOCTORS WITH MOBILITY

    Macauley Collinson, from Lancaster, suffers with the rare Moebius Syndrome - a rare neurological condition which affects the nerves...

    Neurology, Eye