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Thousands sign petition after mum shares image of girl's meningi Thousands sign petition after mum shares image of girl's meningi
A mother has shared an image of her daughter before her death from meningitis to back a campaign for vaccines to be given to all children. Faye Burdett, aged two, from Maidstone, Kent died on Valentine's Day after fighting the infection for 11 days. Her family said they were enduring "a pain you cannot describe" after the toddler contracted meningitis B. Their photographs of Faye, includi...
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Excitement at new cancer treatment Excitement at new cancer treatment
A therapy that retrains the body's immune system to fight cancer has provoked excitement after more than 90% of terminally ill patients reportedly went into remission. White blood cells were taken from patients with leukaemia, modified in the lab and then put back. But the data has not been published or reviewed and two patients are said to have died from an extreme immune response. Exper...
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Eating a high-fiber diet as a teen may help prevent breast cance Eating a high-fiber diet as a teen may help prevent breast cance
Here's another reason to freak out over your teen or college-aged daughter's diet that seems to be based on ramen noodles and bubble tea: a new study finds that women who ate more fiber in their late teens and 20s had a much lower risk of breast cancer later. A 20-year study of more than 90,000 women showed those who ate the most fiber while young had a 16 percent lower risk of breast cancer th...
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San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure San Diego Company Testing Possible Diabetes Cure
A San Diego biotech company believes it has found a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes. The La Jolla-based company, ViaCyte, in conjunction with Johnson & Johnson, is testing a stem cell treatment to cure those with the life-impacting hormonal disorder. ViaCyte is aiming to eliminate rigorous insulin treatment and glucose testing by engineering a type of stem cell that produces insulin and ot...
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Health Experts Left With More Questions About the Zika Virus Health Experts Left With More Questions About the Zika Virus
For decades, the Zika virus has seemed harmless. But with more birth defects in Brazil and the possibility of transmission through sexual contact, health experts are now trying to answer more questions about the illness. So far, only two men have been detected with the virus in their semen, NBC News reported. Because the infection doesn’t last long, the possibility of it being transmitted is on...
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Broccoli – The ultimate anti-cancer food! Broccoli – The ultimate anti-cancer food!
Whether you liked it or not, broccoli is an all-star food with immense health behefits. It is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat. A great source of vitamins K and C, it is also rich in folate (folic acid), potassium and fiber. Broccoli is a tasty vegetable containing a sizable amount of sulforaphane, a compound that has been shown to fight cancer. Low in calories, this cruciferous ...
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Heart attack causes and symptoms are different in women Heart attack causes and symptoms are different in women
WASHINGTON: The causes of heart attacks and the warning symptoms that can signal the need for immediate medical attention are different in women than in men, according to a scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association. When women don’t recognize this, they may suffer worse outcomes, a fate that is even more likely in black and Hispanic women, according to the AHA. The ...
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Shocking! Heavy smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high risk Shocking! Heavy smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high risk
New York: This might be an alarming news for all those who happened to be chain smokers at some point in time. People who were once heavy smokers, but quit the habit for over 15 years are still at a higher risk of developing lung cancer. Researchers have warned that such people should be screened for lung cancer as they could detect more cases and further reduce associated mortality. CT scre...
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HPV Raises Risk of Head and Neck Cancers: Study HPV Raises Risk of Head and Neck Cancers: Study
The human papillomavirus (HPV) increases the chances of head and neck cancer by at least seven times, according to a new study, NBC News reported. The study, conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, looked at records of more than 96,000 people. Their findings showed that people infected with a strain called HPV-16 were between two and 22 times as likely to...
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Thailand quarantines 32 people after 2nd MERS case confirmed Thailand quarantines 32 people after 2nd MERS case confirmed
BANGKOK: Thailand has quarantined 32 people as it seeks to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after a second case of the virus was detected on Friday, a health ministry official said on Monday. The virus was found in a 71-year-old Omani man traveling to Bangkok. His son, taxi drivers, hotel staff and passengers on the same plane are among those quarantined for two we...
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