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Warning: Just half a glass of wine a day can increase breast cancer risk

Birmingham Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
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High blood platelet count 'as good a cancer predictor as a lump in the breast'

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Blood cells (shown in red) and blood clot (see here as a string-like mesh). Photograph: Kevin Mackenzie/University of Aberdeen/Wellcome Images.
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Parents of sick baby say therapy in US is son's 'last hope' of survival

The Guardian - ‎44 minutes ago‎
A couple who want to take their sick baby son abroad for treatment have asked three court of appeal judges not to take away their “only remaining hope” for his survival.
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

Eyewitness News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A study's authors argue that tiny ventilation holes in virtually all cigarettes sold today are creating a new health risk. Picture: pixabay.
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Dementia symptoms - making THIS change could combat Alzheimer's disease - ‎29 minutes ago‎
DEMENTIA - and Alzheimer's disease - is currently incurable but now experts have found could be prevented by upping your dosage of omega-3 could prevent the disease.
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Revealed: NHS trusts run up £700m deficit

Sky News - ‎17 hours ago‎
The expected figure shows an improvement on the £2.4bn shortfall registered in 2015-16, but is due in part to emergency funding. 22:40, UK, Monday 22 May 2017.
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Scientists reveal the best way to cook mushrooms - and it'll shock you

Coventry Telegraph - ‎2 hours ago‎
The news comes following a study taken in Spain which looked at the nutrient properties of four different types of mushrooms - both before and after they were cooked.
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Scientists identify 40 genes that shed new light on biology of intelligence

The Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
A major study into the genetics of human intelligence has given scientists their richest insight yet into the biology that underpins our cognitive skills.
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GP numbers have decreased in first year of NHS rescue package

Pulse - ‎2 hours ago‎
The number of full-time-equivalent GPs has decreased in the first year since NHS England released its rescue package designed to alleviate the GP recruitment crisis, official figures have revealed today.
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Living in cities 'puts teens at greater risk of psychotic experiences'

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Teenagers who live in cities are more likely to suffer psychotic experiences than rural teens. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock. Mental health.

Cambridge study finds 'starvation mode' DOES exist

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
There has been much debate over whether 'starvation mode' - the idea that the body slows metabolism and conserves energy when you follow a low calorie diet - is fact or fiction.
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AstraZeneca diabetes trial meets safety objective

DIGITALLOOK - ‎5 hours ago‎
AstraZeneca said on Tuesday that its Bydureon EXSCEL trial met its primary safety objective in type 2 diabetes patients at a wide range of cardiovascular risk.

Don't judge food based solely on it's nutrients

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Judging food based solely on the nutrients it contains paints an inaccurate picture of what you are eating, researchers claim. Instead of assessing its individual protein, fat and fibre content, products should be evaluated with other items eaten at ...
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US approves first drug for giant cell arteritis

PharmaTimes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Roche's Actemra has become the first drug approved by US regulators specifically to treat giant cell arteritis, a form of vasculitis that results in inflammation of blood vessels.
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On International Day, UN agency urges 'hope, healing, dignity' for fistula sufferers

UN News Centre - ‎34 minutes ago‎
While access to reproductive and maternal health care is expanding, local custom keeps Fereshta (above), like many women in Afghanistan, from seeking timely emergency obstetric care.
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Heart attack risk - taking cholesterol-busting statins might NOT help you live longer - ‎3 hours ago‎
STATINS - drugs which can reduce the risk of heart attack and death from heart disease - might not be helping adults live longer, experts have revealed.
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AZ asthma drug cuts oral steroid use

PharmaTimes - ‎2 hours ago‎
Patients with severe uncontrolled asthma taking AstraZeneca's experimental drug benralizumab in a late-stage study either significantly reduced or stopped altogether their intake of oral corticosteroids (OCS), while the drug was also shown to ...

Algae can do pretty much anything

Innovators Magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
It would certainly be quicker to list what algae can't do than what it can. The latest breakthrough by three American universities - in sequencing the genome of a type of alga - will support the development of advanced biofuels and new medicines.
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Can't sleep? This could be the cause say scientists - ‎May 21, 2017‎
HIGH levels of air pollution could be blamed for a bad night's sleep, research has suggested. PUBLISHED: 00:00, Mon, May 22, 2017 | UPDATED: 07:42, Mon, May 22, 2017.

Prostate cancer New AR co-regulator with dichotomous functions - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new study shows that Grainyhead-like protein 2 (GRHL2) is a co-regulator of the androgen receptor (AR) in prostate cancer and has dichotomous functions, acting both as an oncogene by enhancing AR signalling and as a suppressor of metastasis-related ...