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Woman almost lost her sight after SCRATCHING HER NOSE

A mother-of-two almost died after scratching her nose caused a life-threatening infection that ravaged her face. Anita Clark, 50, was terrified when her face do... read more

Woman has overcome her steroid cream addiction

A woman has confessed to being addicted to steroid creams that left her virtually skinned alive, ‘looking like a burns victim’ and in too much pain ... read more

Lithium in tap water may lower the risk of dementia

People with higher levels of lithium in their drinking water have a lower risk of developing dementia, new research suggests.  Lithium – currently used a... read more

Woman loses third of weight for daughter’s birthday

An Australian woman has revealed how she lost a staggering 67 kilos, after vowing to become a ‘new woman’ in time for her daughter’s birthday.... read more

Trinny Woodall uses needles to lose weight

She was once so slender she was dubbed ‘Skinny Trinny’. Now Trinny Woodall appears keen to regain her former super-slimline physique after embarking on a co... read more

HIV/AIDS is no longer the leading cause of death in Africa

HIV/AIDS is no longer the leading cause of death for people in Africa, new statistics reveal.  The World Health Organization’s most recent data showed th... read more

McDonald’s to cut antibiotics from chicken supply by 2018

McDonald’s will begin curbing the use of the high value human antibiotics in its chicken supply across the globe in 2018, the fast food chain has announce... read more

New Milford man dies of tick-borne illness in Connecticut

A tick-borne disease killed a man in Connecticut after weeks of suffering from what he thought was a stomach bug. Michael Yoder, who lived in New Milford, died ... read more

Mothers urge parents to give kids meningitis B vaccination

Two mothers have made it their mission to spread awareness of a rare strand of meningitis after each lost a teenage daughter to the disease. The strand, called ... read more

Graphic shows the full procedure of nose job

In 2016, more than 200,000 Americans got a nose job. The procedure, a rhinoplasty, can be performed in many ways – from shaving down the skin to breaking ... read more

Dr Pimple Popper pops a cyst on a man’s forehead

The scalpel-wielding skin-popper is back with another video that is guaranteed to make your stomach churn. Dr Pimple Popper, or dermatologist Dr Sandra Lee, has... read more

Jennifer Medina on how to avoid the freshman 15

Most 18-year-olds have heard about the ‘freshman 15’ – the 15-pound weight gain people are said to be at risk of gaining during their first ye... read more

Vertigo sufferers should not be handed pills say scientsts

Sufferers of vertigo will know how debilitating it can be – and how frustrating it is when it persists. But if your doctor keeps sending you away with med... read more

Students must get meningitis vaccination before university

Students are being urged to get themselves vaccinated to protect against meningitis before starting university amid ‘rapid increases’ of cases of th... read more

Video of tick stuck in a patient’s ear

This stomach-churning footage shows a doctor removing a tick firmly embedded inside a patient’s ear. It has emerged a day after former England rugby capta... read more

Scientists can now grow ‘mini organs’ for each patient

Breakthrough: Els van de Heijden, 53, (pictured) was able to take an unproven drug for cystic fibrosis after scientists tested it on a lab-grown version of her ... read more

Firefighter’s mangled hand was sewn inside his ABDOMEN

Surgeons saved a retained firefighter’s mangled hand, after it was crushed by rollers, by sewing it inside a ‘pocket’ in his stomach for three... read more

Trendy probiotics do NOT work says mcrobiologist

Taking probiotic supplements has become extremely popular in recent years. They are said to keep your gut and digestion healthy by replacing the ‘bad̵... read more

HIIT is recommended for CHILDREN to boost brain power

Parents are always being encouraged their children to step away from their computers and get more active. Now scientists have found that high-intensity interval... read more

Fracking sites expose 17.6 million Americans to toxins

An estimated 17.6million Americans live within one mile of an active oil or gas well, a study has revealed.   That means more than five percent of the US popul... read more

Ketogenic diet loved for fast results, but does it work?

Lose weight by eating more fat – it almost sounds too good to be true. But followers of the ketogenic food plan claim it not only works, it can revolutionise ... read more

Kids who move from nanny to nanny have sleep issues

Inconsistent childcare arrangements can affect toddlers’ sleep at night, a new study suggests. Consistent childcare arrangements – even complicated ... read more

Modern life is making Americans constipated

The American lifestyle is making more people constipated than ever.  For many the condition is just an aggravation, but to others it’s daily agony that i... read more

Chris Martin surprises 17-year-old fan with fatal disease

Coldplay singer Chris Martin surprised a 17-year-old Chicago fan who has a fatal disease by showing up to the restaurant where she works as a waitress on Saturd... read more