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Uterine Fibroids: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Uterine fibroids, clinically known as uterine leiomyomata, are common, non-cancerous growths of the walls of the uterus. These fibroids are made up of groups of muscle cells and other tissues, and can range in size from as small as a pea to as large as 5 to 6 inches (12.7 ...

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Deadly air pollution can get into the bloodstream, ‘smoking gun’ study suggests

Gold nanoparticles inhaled by volunteers were found in their bloodstream and urine as much as three months later Tiny particles – like those produced in vast amounts by burning fossil fuels – can pass through the lungs into the bloodstream and then damage various different organs, according to a controversial ...

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Donald Trump behaviour ‘showing a lot of signs’ of dangerous mental illness, says leading Yale psychiatrist

Dr Bandy Lee insists claim not politically-motivated, after she is accused of ‘throwing ethics out of the window’.   Donald Trump is “showing a lot of signs” of dangerous mental impairment and may be a threat to the survival of American society, a leading Yale psychiatrist has claimed. In an exclusive interview ...

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Opioid Abuse Linked to Rare Fungal Eye Infections in New England

The opioid epidemic may be leading to a rise in cases of what’s normally a rare eye infection, according to a report from an eye treatment center in New England. From 2014 to 2016, health care providers at the center saw 10 patients with an eye infection called fungal endophthalmitis ...

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How to get fit in minutes

Imagine for a moment you can get fit, toned and lose weight by doing as little as three minutes exercise a week. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Yet latest research, by scientists at Loughborough University, shows that short bursts of high intensity exercise can be just as ...

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Touch Screens May Be Ruining Toddlers’ Sleep

Toddlers are fiddling more with tablets and smartphones during the day, and it’s robbing them of sleep at night, a new study from England suggests. In the study, children ages 6 months to 3 years who spent more time playing with touch-screen devices during the day got less sleep overall ...

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Republican Health Proposal Would Undermine Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions

Throughout the debate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump and Republican congressional leaders have insisted they would retain a crucial, popular part of the health law: the promise that people can buy insurance even if they’ve had illnesses in the past. Their efforts foundered last month, ...

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Police Investigating As “Human Waste” Found In Coke Cans

A factory in Lisburn, Ireland was shut down last week when machines became clogged with the waste.According to BBC, police are now investigating reports that a consignment shipment may have been contaminated. “Detectives are investigating an incident at commercial premises in the Lisburn area following reports that a consignment of ...

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Air pollution from globalisation linked to premature deaths of more than 750,000 people a year

‘If the cost of imported products is lower because of less stringent air pollution controls in the regions where they are produced, then the consumer savings may come at the expense of lives lost elsewhere’ Globalisation has become, in the eyes of some, the epitome of everything that’s wrong with ...

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Doctor says improvised ‘cure’ for sepsis has had remarkable results.

Serious infection complication sepsis kills 44,000 people in UK every year. A doctor in the US state of Virginia claims to have found his own cure for sepsis. Critical care specialist Paul Marik said the simple treatment, an injected infusion of vitamin C and steroids, has had a remarkable effect on ...

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