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Mary Tyler Moore Show actress is still fighting cancer

Valerie Harper was given months to live in 2012. But now, five years after her terminal brain cancer diagnosis, the acclaimed actress who starred in the Mary Tyler Moore Show is still going strong.? Harper, 78, admitted she is amazed at her own longevity while battling leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare cancer of the brain and spinal cord.?

Researchers from Imperial College London found obesity resulted in 544,300 cancer cases worldwide in 2012, while diabetes caused 280,100 incidences; together making up six per cent.

Trips to the emergency room often result in unexpected bills, especially when an ambulance is involved. Ambulance costs vary widely depending on the kind of ambulance and your insurance coverage.

Outbreak of potentially deadly measles has spread

EXCLUSIVE: Charlotte Noble, from Leeds, said doctors dismissed her 9-month-old son Teddy's rash even when it 'had spread like wild fire' (pictured right). Sian Cartwright's 7-month-old from girl Olivia (left and inset) from Chester was repeatedly misdiagnosed too. The outbreak has now spread from the north west to the Midlands.

A study from New York University says men have unwanted sex with women to conform to gender expectations and to avoid uncomfortable situations.

Barry Wallace, 48, from Nottingham, was rushed to A&E after developing a fever. His feet and part of his nose and ears began turning black within hours of the tiny scratch from the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

The UK ban on accepting blood donations from gay men has been cut back in response to new evidence verifying the safety of a donor who has gone three months since their last sexual encounter

The CDC report, released today ahead of World AIDS Day, reveals a significant increase in early detection. The current three-year figure is a huge drop from 2011, and is dropping further.

Doctor denied license because she can't use a computer

A New Hampshire judge has denied Dr Anna Konopka's, 84, request to regain her license to practice which she had to surrender partly because she doesn't know how to use a computer. Her limited computer skills prevent her from using the state's mandatory electronic drug monitoring program, which was implemented last year and requires physicians who prescribe opiates to register in an effort to reduce overdoses. She has practiced for the last 30 years in a 160-year-old home (pictured) where she keeps her patients handwritten records in filing cabinets.

Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Centre in Tennessee found women produce a type of immune cell that produces proteins which increase mucus and inflammation in the lungs.

Men seeking Viagra will no longer need to get a prescription from their GP in the UK. The move comes after drug watchdog MHRA reclassified the medication.

Nutritionists Michela Vagini and Cassandra Barns share what they would and wouldn't order at Starbucks, Pret, EAT and Caffè Nero. They opt for low-carb and high protein items.

Burn survivor tattoos her own face to cover scars

Basma Hameed, 31, is a certified micro-pigment implantation specialist who tattoos pigment to cover scars, burns and birthmarks. She discovered this method after suffering third-degree burns to her face. At 17, she decided to tattoo her own face in an experiment to see if the scar tissue would hold the pigment.

There is a growing body of research showing that these traits can have a very real effect on everything from your life expectancy to how likely you are to develop various diseases.

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel analysed two diets - low-fat and Mediterranean - to determine which foods influence weight loss and internal fat storage.

Last year, around 160,000 people contracted HIV, which causes AIDS, in 53 European countries. Eastern Europe is thought to be driving this 'upward trend' due to poor prevention campaigns.

The Columbia University study - the largest ever on opioid deaths - said the data provide a clear picture of the American healthcare system: big on pills, vague on alternative methods.

London girl who had brain tumour now doing cartwheels

Indigo McGregor, from London, deteriorated as the growth pressed against her brain stem and was forced to use a wheelchair. But she made an amazing recovery after live-saving surgery and 3 years of physiotherapy. Her parents thank staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital for their outstanding care.

Nutritionists Michela Vagini and Cassandra Barns share what they would and wouldn't order at Starbucks, Pret, EAT and Caffè Nero. They opt for low-carb and high protein items.

Cotton buds should not be used to clean ears, UK health officials say, with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence also warning syringing is potentially harmful.

Brace wearers share their before and after pictures

From the endless ?'Metal Mickey' jibes to the amount of food that would collect between the 'spokes' every day, wearing braces would have left these individuals filled with horror. But as this online gallery of images from around the world reveals, those who were once left self-conscious by the shape of their teeth, now all have smiles to be proud of. Inspirational examples include a girl suffering canine protrusion and a man whose face is a picture of inter-dental tension. These before and after pictures show the joyful outcomes that a brace can evoke.

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced a package of measures to improve the care of pregnant women and ensure healthcare staff learn from mistakes.

Victoria Huntley, from east London, faced an unenviable dilemma. Be tested to see if she’d inherited a gene which meant she would develop Alzheimer’s disease — or live her life in ignorance.

For years women have complained about damage caused by the plastic mesh inserted to treat their post childbirth damage — complaints that seemed to fall on deaf ears, until now.

We may have lost the wherewithal for convalescing, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need it, says Lucy Deedes, who's recovering from radiotherapy for ovarian cancer.

Indian man had cup inserted up bottom by quack doctor

An Indian farmer from Madhya Pradesh agreed to have the 21cm tall object (shown inset) inserted in his anus. He had previously been suffering months of vomiting and stomach pain. After realising he was still in agony he saw genuine medics at a private clinic. They performed an endoscopy and x-ray (main pic) – and were shocked by the find. A video shows them successfully removing the cup in a 90-minute operation.

Britain has been shamed as the obesity capital of the EU. This country has the highest rates in the bloc with nearly 30 per cent of women and just under 27 per cent of men overweight.

Paolo Fattore, 55, a restaurateur from Surrey, suffered from increasing need to visit the bathroom at night. To combat this, he had a procedure from the U.S. which used a waterjet to trim the prostate.

Arthritis is likely 68 percent more common than previous estimates have suggested, according to a new Boston University study. The researchers link the surging rates to the obesity epidemic in the US.

Ovarian tissue frozen years ago put into cancer survivor

A cancer survivor, 26, received an implant of her own ovaries, frozen years ago. It was done using a Da Vinci robot, which has four arms and is controlled by the surgeon who watches a high-resolution 3D image of the patient's body. This patient was 15 when she got her ovarian tissue removed and frozen in slivers. It was a bid to preserve her fertility before she underwent intense chemo which can put even children into early menopause. Now, she has had the ovaries put back in so she can try for a family after getting married. Her surgeon was Dr Kutluk Oktay of NYU Winthrop, who invented the procedure.

Sitting down to a bowl of cereal in the morning used to be a family ritual, but it’s in decline.?The reason? We’re opting for breakfasts from High Street coffee shops. But it can be very unhealthily...

A new study from University of Michigan found that the body's natural process that removes dead and dying cells actually fuels the spread of cancer to bones and other organs.

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen found a compound in garlic, known as ajoene, disrupts a gene bacteria need to stick to human tissue, without which they cannot reproduce.

New Hampshire woman describes agony of FOP

Holly LaPrade, 37 (far left, right center), convinced her home state of New Hampshire to dub yesterday, November 26 (ceremony pictured, right), a day of awareness for her rare disease to try to prevent misdiagnoses that lead to catastrophic traumas. LaPrade has lived with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva for more than 20 years. The disease has frozen her left arm in place and she needs more and more help from her husband, Timothy (left) as it turns her soft tissues to bone (center).

Two studies from Texas and North Carolina used specially equipped helmets on young football players and found changes in an area in the brain for those who had concussions in the past.

Unfortunately, keeping your cool is a problem for many people: almost a third of Britons polled say they have a close friend or family member who has trouble controlling their anger.

Researchers from Bangor University found that after up to eight weeks of intensive cardio training three times a week, women experience no significant change to their weight or BMI.

A team from McGill University in Montreal analyzed 19 studies totaling 1,160 participants. They found a particular type of mind technique helps maintain weight loss and prevent a rebound.

Arthritis is likely 68 percent more common than previous estimates have suggested, according to a new Boston University study. The researchers link the surging rates to the obesity epidemic in the US.

Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK, and this number is set to rise to 1 million within the next decade. But scientists believe they could be on the cusp of a game-changing breakthrough.

The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your queries on everything and anything. This week, whether tooth infections can damage the heart and how asthma sufferers can improve a hoarse voice.

Mother risks life to save unborn child after mass on scan

Mickayla Jordan-Smyth was told she had a partial molar pregnancy. This can become cancerous yet the 30-year-old?refused to have a termination. By the 26-week scan she couldn't even see the baby for a mass of black holes. Mickayla, from North Yorkshire, was warned she may need chemotherapy after the birth. But Raine survived and was born/

If milk makes you suffer tummy upset, bloating, wind and diarrhoea it's not lactose intolerance that is the cause but a protein, reveal researchers from University College London

Families have flocked to bottle water to protect their children from lead since the Flint crisis, but a new University of North Carolina Chapel Hill study finds that it is linked to tooth decay.

New York personal trainer Diane Williams told Daily Mail Online that engaging different body parts within the same workout produces better results than switching between exercises.

A pregnant mother's antibiotic use may damage the gut microbiome she passes to her baby, putting the child at risk of irritable bowel disease, according to a new New York University study.

Indian toddler with protruding eyes dies after donations

The plight of Zailian Kaipeng (pictured with his father and grandmother right) hit the headlines two months ago and £10,000 poured in. The boy, from rural India, was in 'constant pain' since he was two months old. But the boy, who had blood cancer, caught an infection which turned into pneumonia. Tragically, his mother Neirbanglal did not see Zailian before he died on Saturday. His family have thanked the general public for their kind-heartedness.

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen did not specify why weight loss worsens Parkinson's patients' outcomes, however, past studies have linked it to weakness and low blood pressure.

The turning point for many children developing picky habits was the age of two, found a study by the IFSTTAR Institute in Versailles in France, which also asked parents to share success stories.

The disease is the most common form of cancer found in men in Britain, with 50,000 new cases diagnosed every year. The test can detect two markers of the cancer found in urine.

Ashford woman 'cures' acne with colloidal silver

Charlotte Hall, 27, from Kent, was so self-conscious she shun socialising and didn't have a boyfriend until 2. She tried antibiotics and even the controversial drug Roaccutane but to no avail. Then she found a cream which is said to kill the bad skin bacteria that causes acne without harming good bacteria. She says 'getting rid of my acne has literally opened up a whole new world to me'. Colloidal silver product sales soared after Debbie McGee says it keeps her young.

The 59-year-old English actor told last week how she takes a spoonful of an alternative health supplement called colloidal silver – microscopic silver particles in water.

Unfortunately, keeping your cool is a problem for many people: almost a third of Britons polled say they have a close friend or family member who has trouble controlling their anger.

Victoria Woodhall tested the 10 minute 'Vagal toning' experience associated with treating stress. Using the sensate tool, Stefan Chmelikan helped her relax her vagus nerve.

Salted caramel was created in an obscure confectioner's shop in Northern France more than three decades ago, but now it seems to be taking over the Western world.

How long can you keep Thanksgiving leftovers for?

It may be too soon to think about eating again, after a day of indulging in turkey, pie, sweetened yams, and anything else you could cram in. But for many, the dishes left behind are an entirely separate phenomenon. That said, adding food poisoning to your hangover is not the ideal way to spend a holiday weekend. However you want to consume them, it's best to be aware of each dish's shelf life. Here, we have broken down the longevity of the top Thanksgiving dishes based on guidelines from the US Agriculture Department.

Doctors are brow-beaten and cowed by red tape, trained by a system that values tick-boxing over initiative, writes Dr Max Pemberton, the NHS psychiatrist who may make you rethink your life.

British singer Rita Ora, 26, has revealed she froze her eggs when she was 22, so she has her eggs at their best and can decide what to do with them later. Here, we explain why more women are doing it.

These researchers are Queen's University, Ontario, have dedicated their research to understanding the properties of wine and how they affect us.

Helen McGinn rounded up her pick of drinks which she believes reduces the chance of a hangover. Her selection includes organic prosecco and vodka, gin and Japan's national drink.

Woman reveals how she lost her 'mum tum' in just 12 weeks

EXCLUSIVE: Mother Sandra Van Den Berg, 38, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, swapped her 'mum tum' for abs in just 12 weeks by overhauling her diet and working out just three days a week (pictured, Sandra before and after the transformation). Sandra, who struggled to find time to exercise after giving birth to sons Eddie, four, and Liam, two, shares the seven exercises she used to shed fat from around her legs, abdomen and arms.

Pioneering?British surgeons are performing heart-valve surgery via a minute incision in the nipple – sparing patients from a large cut and breaking the breastbone to reach the organ.

A Midwestern hospital introduced a policy mandating the flu vaccine for its employees. Daily Mail Online spoke to Sharon Beaulieu, who refused the shot on principle and was fired.?

Newborns were almost two-and-a-half times more likely to have the incurable condition if their mothers took aspirin and 50 per cent more likely if they took paracetamol, a

Equestrian left vomiting own excrement after minor cyst op

Kelly Yeoman, from Bristol, had day case surgery to have fluid-filled sac on her ovary removed (pictured left and right, riding her horse). She?was re-admitted 2 weeks later after getting infection in bowel yet an operation failed to fix the problem. She is 'severely faecally impacted,' and she's at risk of suffocating (inset shows a scan of her lungs) or needing a?colostomy bag.

Researchers in Spain have created a new strain of wheat that comes close to eliminating the form of gluten that triggers an immune reaction in people with Coeliac disease.

Next year's ''superfood'' roundup includes clay, hemp and protein powders made from crickets. FEMAIL takes a look at the coming health food trends predicted to be big in 2018.

A study of 8-11-year-olds carried out by researchers at the University of Granada in Spain found exercise boosts cognition, executive function and academic achievement.

More than three in four adults do not consider themselves at risk of mouth cancer, found a Oral Health Foundation survey. There are 7,500 UK cases each year – a rise of 68% in 20 years.

As reports of Black Friday violence roll in, paramedics, hospitals and retailers prepare for the worst. Before you set out to shop, know the most common ways that Black Friday can turn bloody.

Kings College London researchers and schizophrenia patients used computers to fine-tune the voices of these avatars, so the patients could come face-to-face with their tormentors.

Frenzy over Playboy Lindsey Pelas' 'lopsided' breasts

The 26-year-old, from Louisiana,?shared a snap on Instagram with her 7million fans (right) which caused concern. A second picture posted yesterday (left) also showed Lindsey's breasts appearing to look different in sizes. It caused many to question if the shape of her chest is healthy and normal. A study?recently revealed about 47% of women have breasts that are not equal sizes. 'In reality, no female has entirely symmetrical breasts,' said a cosmetic surgeon.

Dental nurse Jasmine Clarke, from Edinburgh, said she is left in almost constant agony by the skin condition, which causes violent flare-ups,?swelling, oozing and extreme dryness.

Cassie Lamos of Warwick, Queenland has revealed how a rare genetic disorder has resulted in an incurable condition for her one-year-old son. She says her youngest might only have months to live.

Health blogger Olivia Budgen, from Brisbane, Australia, made an Instagram post to 'challenge' people's beliefs about cancer, arguing that it isn't 'actually bad at all'.

South Wales mother woke from a coma thinking she was 13

One minute Shannon Everett (right), 22, from Cwmbran in Gwent, South Wales, told her mother, Nicola Everett (pictured left), 46, and fiancé Ioan she loved them and the next her heart stopped beating, all while giving birth to baby Nico (pictured left). Shannon, who suffered?an amniotic fluid embolism and delivered Nico while unconscious, was unable to hold her baby for almost two weeks as doctors put her in an induced coma in hospital (inset) in an attempt to save her life. Although her family were relieved when Shannon, who is also mother to three-year-old Mika, woke up, they were devastated to discover she thought she was a teenager and could not remember her two children or?fiancé.

The findings from the Virginia Commonwealth University highlight the direct implications the current obesity epidemic could have on the generations to come.

NHS bosses are drawing up national rationing guidelines for routine operations and prescription medicines after getting only a third of the money they asked for in the Budget.

Parents who drive their children to school in the UK are unwittingly ‘poisoning’ them as toxic fumes are three times higher inside cars than outside and increases the country's obesity problem.

A radical new cancer treatment inspired by patients who seem to ‘shrug off’ the disease could be tested next year. 'Neutrophil' cells are may be a key reason why cancers are rejected.

Three-year-old Qld girl is allergic to almost everything

Gabby Marler's allergies include peanuts, dairy, eggs, wheat, and dust mites, among many others. The Queensland toddler's reactions can range from swelling and vomiting to losing consciousness. Gabby's mum, Tiffany, vacuums and mops their Caboolture home daily to try and contain it. But Gabby still must wear special cotton-footed leggings so that she doesn't have a reaction. Now her family is trying to raise money to build her a 'safe home' home.

An outbreak was confirmed in Leeds and Liverpool on November 23. Manchester has also been put on high alert to look out for signs the life-threatening condition may have spread there.

The experimental device is the creation of Dutch designer Frank Kolkman, who graduated from the Royal College of Art in London in 2015, and lets wearers live out the feeling of dying.

The clip was recorded by Dr Michael Lewis, who runs his own practice in California. As soon as the pus is released from the painful, infected cyst the unnamed woman lets out a sigh of relief.

Louise Burgess, 45, from Canberra, was diagnosed with stage one melanoma in May this year after she noticed a mole changed shape last November and used the SkinVision app to track its progress.

Soft robotic sleeve hugs the heart to keep it beating - and could save patients from a lifetime on post-surgery drugs

Currently, pumps are made of tough material, and the blood has to run through them, increasing infection risk. But this new device developed by Boston Children's Hospital lightly squeezes the heart to help it keep pumping blood. It could prevent lopsided pumping that causes the other half of the heart to fail. It could also allow patients to forego debilitating post-surgery drugs. The device proved successful on pigs (pictured), and researchers believe it can work for humans.

A Duke University professor has raised doubts about the validity of cannabis studies because participants may overestimate the drug's effectiveness when they feel 'high.'

A study by Goethe University Frankfurt found the brains of clever people really are wired differently. Challenging tasks may help in development of brain networks – so different parts can interact.

The study by the University of California San Francisco found babies of mothers who had the most stressful life events were more reactive to stressors and took longer to recover.

Sarah Hyland opens up real about transplant side effects

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland has opened up to her fans about one of the common side effects she still deals with five years after her kindney transplant. The 26-year-old actress received a kidney from her father in 2012 to cure a condition called dysplasia, when the organs do not develop properly. Now, she is on a habitual dose of prednisone, an immunosuppressant drug to prevent organ rejection and infections. One of the common but harmless side effects is known as 'moon face' swelling. On Saturday, Hyland posted an Instagram Story (pictured) laying out how she deals with this on a day-to-day basis while juggling her career.

Researchers at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that, due to the way flour is manufactured in the US, there is always a risk of E. coli lying dormant in packets.

Spending time alone can improve mental health by boosting creativity, University of Buffalo research shows. People who enjoy being alone are more creative, reducing their stress levels.

Researchers at Glasgow and Nottingham University based their conclusion on X-rays of Dolly's skeleton, held by National Museums Scotland (NMS), in Edinburgh.

Disease feared at puppy adoption party in New Hampshire

Ten puppies rescued from Puerto Rico may have exposed more than 200 people at an adoption party at a New Hampshire pizzeria to a rare bacteria. Chili (left) and one other puppy have died and one has tested positive. There have been no reports of symptoms in people, and the remaining seven puppies, including Ollie, Chance, Zorro and Benny (right) seem to be healthy.?

Lack of vitamin D can cause low oestrogen in women and testosterone in men. London-based Rob Hobson says you can boost your libido by choosing the right foods for breakfast.

Researchers from Harvard Medical School found cutting out salt and eating more fruit and vegetables reduces blood pressure levels by 21 mm Hg, with most medications lowering it by 10-15 mm Hg.

AJ Burgess was born in Atlanta 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 his parole.

Toddler with Ondine Syndrome could die when she sleeps

Paula Teixeira (right), three, from Zamora, Spain, has Ondine Syndrome, which causes her to stop breathing the moment she falls asleep, putting her at risk of death. Her mother Silvana (pictured left), said: 'Since Paula came home, we can't sleep as we used to before. One of your eyes is closed and the other is wide open thinking is everything okay. She will always need a person to watch her sleep. Always, all her life.' Although Paula is well enough to live at home and go to school, she must frequently go to hospital (inset).

Six in 10 of us have taken a day off work in past year due to our mental health, a recent study suggests. Best-selling London author Chloe Brotheridge provides her advice for calming down.

Conor Lewis, now 18 from Nottinghamshire, was diagnosed with ‘medically unexplained’ functional neurological disorder. His physio team unexpectedly captured him walking after years of therapy.

Franck, 33, suffered tremendous injuries from an accident at work, shearing off 95 per cent of his skin. His twin brother was able to provide the skin for a record-breaking transplant in Paris

Doctor recalls own experience with postpartum depression

Dr Tara Lynn Frankhouser (pictured) didn't fully understand the postpartum depression she saw in her patients in her North Carolina practice until she went through itself after she and her husband Charles (far right, center right) took home their first child (right). Now a mother-of-three, she bravely tells of all she went through in a published autoethnographic study on the pressures guilt and denial that many new mothers experience, in the hopes that her account can help clinicians empathize with and thoroughly screen their patients.

Waiting more than four years is just as risky, according to the researchers from the CDC, who assessed hundreds of US babies with developmental disorders.

A 71-year old woman from North Carolina checked into hospital with a sore throat, but doctors discovered that her fish dinner from eight days before had almost killed her

Mouthwash may kill off helpful microbes in the mouth which protect against these conditions, found the Harvard School of Public Health which suggests swilling once not twice a day may be best.

A new global malaria crisis could be triggered by a resistant-strain form of malaria discovere din Southeast Asia. Scientists are hopeful they can nip it in the bud but fear it may soon go further afield

Derby mum with 40KK boobs feared she would suffocate baby

Mother-of-two Danielle Matier (pictured), 31, from Derby, told how she was forced to give up on her dream of breastfeeding son Jack, now six, because her size 40KK breast would often cover his entire face. Mrs Matier, who also has a daughter Willow (left as a newborn), two, has now launched an online campaign to raise money for surgery to reduce her breasts to a more manageable D-cup. She also explained how the size of her breasts has left her feeling self-conscious and with severe back and neck pain.

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany, found Yersina pestis bacteria first entered Europe in the Bronze Age, not the historical Black Death pandemic.

A recently-developed meningitis vaccine can prevent nine out of the 10 strains of the virus found tin the US, according to new research from the CDC. The vaccine was approved in 2015.

Researchers in Canada were the first to quantify how much noise most people are exposed to during their commute. They found long-term exposure leads to hearing loss and depression.

This amount cuts the risk of heart disease by 15% and early death by 17%, found the University of Southampton. It also slashes chances of certain cancers, diabetes, liver disease and dementia.

Charles Manson exploited a basic psychological need

Lou Manza is a Professor and Department Chair of Psychology at Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania. He has spent years studying the psychology of people that follow cults. Charles Manson (inset), who died November 19, famously attracted a coterie of men and women to do his bidding, which included committing a string of murders in the late-1960s. Among those, the Manson 'family' like Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten (pictured right) admitted to killing the actress Sharon Tate (left).

Researchers from Maastricht University found that even at considerably lower doses than those taken recreationally, the controversial former 'legal high' still makes people intoxicated within one hour.

The singer, pictured, who is about to start a two-week British tour, answers questions about his health including can he run up the stairs and does he get his five a day.

Drinking red wine makes people feel relaxed and amorous while vodka or whisky boosts energy and aggression, a study by Bangor University and King's College London academics suggest.

A new CDC report released on Wednesday confirmed the rate dropped a significant two percent from 2013 to 2014, continuing the steady decline seen over the past few years.

Seniors in the US are sicker than people over 65 in any of 10 other high-income countries, according to a Commonwealth Fund survey. Yet, Americans cannot afford healthcare.

Welsh father asks others to get flu jab?after son dies

Macauley Bratherton (left), 20, from Denbighshire, Wales was only ill for a few days when he was taken to hospital, and died soon after, having contracted influenza A and pneumonia. Now his parents, Mick and Linda (right) and his sister (center) ask people to get flu shots to help themselves and those ineligible to prevent the same thing from happening to others

Suman Prasad, 25, from western India was in surgery for three hours to remove a gigantic hairball after she had been chewing her hair. In the end, the mass of hair weighed three pounds

Exclusive: An analysis of over 50 products on the market in the US and UK compared how much saturated fat, sugar and protein they contained compared to an Original Glazed Doughnut.

The FDA gave approval to a two-drug HIV treatment regimen for the first time on Thursday. The new drug, called Juluca, is approved to maintain undetectable viral loads after standard treatment.

Speaking to FEMAIL, Sydney-based dietitian and nutritionist, Lyndi Cohen, shares the top seven foods that are routinely described as health foods. She also offered alternatives.

Researchers from the University of Salford found N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) significantly lowers levels of the breast cancer aggressiveness marker MCT4, offering an inexpensive, safe therapy.

Mother with incurable cancer has a dying Christmas wish

Rockhampton mother, Nikki Flood (pictured left, right and inset with her family), 37, has been diagnosed with incurable cancer and is facing the heartbreaking prospect that this Christmas with her family will be her last. She spoke to FEMAIL about her agony, but also her refusal to give up. 'I won't give up because I'm a fighter,' she told Daily Mail Australia.

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London successfully repurposed a diabetes drug to prevent rejection without the side effects of current immunosuppressive drugs.

New York-based experts Dr Michelle Metz and Dr Jennifer Wider along with Chicago-based Dr Lauren Streicher provide the answer to the question debated repeatedly over the years.

Scientists from The Chinese University of Hong Kong found men living in areas of high levels of pollution were far more likely to have sperm of an abnormal size and shape.

Conjoined twins Abby and Erin Delaney were successfully separated during an 11-hour surgery. Four months later, Erin has been released from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Gloucestershire mum's life ruined by tremors due to SPS

Georgie Weatherley, 30, from Gloucestershire, a mother-of-two, suffers from painful tremors and struggles to move because of a rare illness that makes her limbs stiffen, like a statue. This illness has been a personal disaster, and she even considered leaving her fiancé to spare him the trouble of caring for her. Luckily, the family stood by her, and her daughter even thinks the illness, although debilitating for her mum, has brought the family closer together.

A study by University of Maryland researchers found that ketamine, an anesthesia drug also commonly used as a party drug, has anti-depressant properties in mice, but only when administered by men.

According to an Australian company, only 45 per cent of women will keep a full head of hair. FEMAIL spoke to a dermatologist about ways to increase your hair's thickness.


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