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Insomniacs may have a greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke

19/08/2019 • 09:01 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers in Sweden found people with a genetic trait for insomnia faced higher odds of heart disease or a …

Teenage gaming addicts are being forced to travel to the Netherlands for rehabilitation

19/08/2019 • 09:01 Health Daily Mail  

The treatment centre Yes We Can is the only rehabilitation clinic solely for child gamers in Europe. Of the 55 young addicts treated so far this year, …

The rise of digital fitness: can the new wave of high-intensity home workouts replace the gym?

19/08/2019 • 09:00 Health The Guardian  

You can now have personal trainers in your headphones, or set up a mirror that beams classes into your home. The options are limitless. But can they …

Through my reclusive, lonely years of infertility, playing piano lifted my spirits

19/08/2019 • 07:00 Health The Guardian  

Unable to conceive, I retreated into what could have been a very destructive place but making music was the key change my life needed He wasn’t …

Dangerous air pollution is recorded at a quarter of English hospitals

19/08/2019 • 06:55 Health Daily Mail  

More than 248 hospital sites (pictured, Great Ormond Street in London) - 17 per cent of all those in the UK - have unsafe levels of toxic particles in …

Britain loses its 'measles free' status, but Boris Johnson vows to tackle 'antivaxx' scare stories

18/08/2019 • 23:06 Health Daily Mail  

Britain has lost its 'measles free' status after three years of being officially clear of the virus. As many as 231 cases were confirmed in the first …

Doctors ordered to stop half-day closing at surgeries and threatened with £40k funding axe

18/08/2019 • 21:15 Health Daily Mail  

Officials have identified 722 practices in England - a tenth of the total - which regularly close their doors for at least four hours at a time, …

How to minimise scars caused by acne or injury

18/08/2019 • 14:00 Health The Guardian  

Moisturising and massaging can speed up the healing process, but if you still find your scars distressing, a variety of treatments are available, …

Five ways to have a healthier lunchtime

18/08/2019 • 13:00 Health The Guardian  

Choose your food carefully, don’t eat at your desk – and try for a quick burst of exercise It is cheaper and you know what is in it. Healthy …

Mums-to-be reject baby showers for ‘mother blessings’

18/08/2019 • 06:59 Health The Guardian  

Increasingly popular spiritual gatherings controversially borrow from Navajo traditions First there was the baby shower, then came the gender-reveal …

‘I lost my baby then I lost my job’ – one mother’s fight to change working rights

18/08/2019 • 05:00 Health The Guardian  

Amy McKeown explains why her traumatic experience has inspired her to campaign for better employment protection for women Amy McKeown had been 12 …

Pig hearts could be adapted for human use 'within three years', according to pioneering surgeon

18/08/2019 • 01:04 Health Daily Mail  

Sir Terence English, who performed Britain's first ever successful heart transplant, said his mentee from the 1979 operation will try to replace a …

Hundreds of lives saved by new technology which alerts doctors if patients show signs of sepsis

17/08/2019 • 21:23 Health Daily Mail  

Sepsis, also known as blood poisoning, causes about 37,000 deaths a year in England. The technology will keep a virtual eye on key indicators of a …

Do you REALLY need an £80 smart bottle to tell you when to drink water?

17/08/2019 • 21:02 Health Daily Mail  

As one third of Britons claim not to drink water on a daily basis with on in five suggesting they haven't had a drop in the past week, we look to see …

HEALTH NOTES: That prosecco is just rotten for your teeth 

17/08/2019 • 21:01 Health Daily Mail  

Prosecco, which has soared in popularity in recent years, has been named as the worst alcoholic drink for oral health due to the mix of bubbles, …

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals how a dip in the sea left his wife fearing he had suffered a stroke

17/08/2019 • 21:01 Health Daily Mail  

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY, pictured in the sea, blacked out while swimming in Cornwall last weekend, leading his GP wife Clare to fear that he had suffered a …

DR ELLIE CANNON: I'm a fit 9st so why's my cholesterol high?

17/08/2019 • 21:01 Health Daily Mail  

A 76-year-old reader who weighs only nine stone and walks at least a mile a day has asked DR ELLIE CANNON why she has high cholesterol and whether it …

Alfie Dingley, one year on after he changed the law on medicinal cannabis

17/08/2019 • 21:01 Health Daily Mail  

Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, pictured here with his mother Hannah, left, used to suffer 75 seizures a day until he was prescribed an …

Finger print blood test that spots heart attacks in 15 minutes

17/08/2019 • 21:01 Health Daily Mail  

A new test developed by scientists at King's College in London have developed a new portable device which will be able to diagnose a patient suffering …

New high tech laser can blast kidney stones into dust during a single treatment

17/08/2019 • 21:01 Health Daily Mail  

The new technique uses a laser beam to target the kidney stone and pop it into dust saving repeated visits to hospital. Existing treatments require …