Health

‘Robot surgery’ could save men from prostate cancer

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Surgeons have praised the pioneering use of robots in saving a record number of men from one of the UK’s deadliest cancers.  The £1 million machines, known as Da Vinci robots, have performed life-saving surgery at University College London Hospitals on more than 500 men with advanced prostate cancer. Surgeons credit them with being quicker, Read More

Test to calculate oral sex risk

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Oral sex, smoking, drinking too much alcohol and a poor diet can all increase your risk of mouth cancer. But do you know how much your lifestyle is raising your risk of the disease? A new test has been devised to answer that question.  Nine in ten mouth cancers are caused by preventable lifestyle factors, Read More

Avatars can help schizophrenia patients control…

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An experimental therapy for people with schizophrenia that brings them face to face with a computer avatar representing the tormenting voices in their heads has proved promising in early stage trials. Scientists who conducted a randomised controlled trial comparing the avatar therapy to a form of supportive counselling found that after 12 weeks, the avatars Read More

Frenzy over Playboy Lindsey Pelas’ ‘lopsided’ breasts

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A near-topless picture posted by Playboy model Lindsey Pelas has sent her fans into a frenzy over why her breasts appear different sizes. The 26-year-old, who is from Louisiana, shared the image of her 30HH breasts on Instagram three days ago with her 7million followers, causing many to question if their shape was healthy and normal. Read More

Equestrian left vomiting own excrement after minor cyst op

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A glamorous equestrian has been left in agony and vomiting her excrement after she claims minor keyhole surgery went horribly wrong.   Kelly Yeoman, 34, was admitted to hospital to have a small fluid-filled sac on her ovary removed. But she was re-admitted two weeks later after her wound ‘exploded’ and she was told she Read More

‘High’ participants may skew cannabis study results

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Some cannabis studies may overstate the substance’s benefits because participants know when they are ‘high’, one scientist argues. Countless studies have shown that active cannabinoids can effectively treat everything from chronic pain to depression and PTSD – at least according to high people. Most cannabis studies are double-blind trials, meaning that neither researchers nor participants Read More

Study shows stress is hereditary

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Children may be less resilient to stress if their mothers suffered stress in their second trimester of pregnancy, new research suggests.  The small study by the University of California at San Francisco found babies of mothers with the highest number of stressful life events were more reactive to stressors, and took longer to recover. This Read More

Georgia boy whose transplant was delayed gets new kidney

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A two-year-old boy has received a potentially life-saving kidney transplant nearly two months after the operation was controversially delayed. AJ Burgess, who will be three in January, was born without kidneys.  But his family was told he was not eligible for a transplant before his father Anthony Dickerson, who was a perfect match, had violated Read More

5 ways to cope when with you’re overwhelmed with anxiety

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It’s thought up to a third of the population will suffer from an anxiety disorder or panic attacks at some point in their life. The Mental Health at Work Report 2017 discovered 60% of employees have experienced a mental health problem due to work but only 11% of people surveyed felt that they could talk Read More

Disease feared at puppy adoption party in New Hampshire

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American families may have been exposed to a rare bacteria after playing with and fostering puppies rescued from Puerto Rico.   Two of the puppies, Tito and Chili, developed symptoms and abruptly died of leptospirosis days after they were brought to the US. No symptoms have been reported in humans. Leptospirosis is a bacteria found Read More