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Check out the latest health news, articles, advice, and trends for you and your family on topics like nutrition, weight loss, popular diets, and exercise.

Like many high-achieving women, Michelle Obama suffers from a feeling that she is not as impressive as she seems, she said today in London. A University of Texas psychologist explains her experience.
Posted: December 12, 2018, 4:02 am
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a new brain scan that uses radioactive 'tracer' molecules to 'light up' plaques that are responsible for cognitive decline in patients.
Posted: December 12, 2018, 2:54 am
Mica Pullen's four-year-old son Harley Gardner, of Preston, Lancashire, was weighed at school as part of the NHS National Child Measurement Programme. She was then sent a letter saying he is overweight.
Posted: December 12, 2018, 12:49 am
A 39-year-old American woman went into cardiac arrest and suffered permanent brain damage after she drank a liter of soy sauce in two hours in an attempt to 'cleanse her colon'.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 11:35 pm
McDonald's has issued new guidelines for its supply chain, instructing food producers to stop giving livestock preventative antibiotics that fuel the spread of drug resistance in humans.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:51 pm
Chance Wade, six, of McComb, Mississippi, began complaining of leg pain in mid-November. Doctors eventually discovered he had an infection that destroys tissue under the skin.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:48 pm
Bond drank an average of 4.5 times in each film, a analysis in New Zealand found. In one scene in Quantam of Solace, the character, played by Daniel Craig, consumes a dangerous 24 units.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 8:13 pm
Scientists at the University of Melbourne observed people faced with hard decisions using fMRIs and eye trackers and learned that 'practicing' a choice actually makes us prefer the thing we choose.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 7:38 pm
UK cyber security experts Redscan sent Freedom of Information requests to NHS trusts around the UK and found the amount they spend on IT security varies from £0 to £78,000 and is 'patchy at best'.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 6:56 pm
A memo leaked to MailOnline shows Public Health England has issued a warning to A&E units across the country, urging them to be aware of potential botulism cases among heroin addicts.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 6:48 pm
Technology has the potential for long-term solutions, a report from the UK's General Medical Council said. They warned the medical profession is at 'the brink of a breaking point'.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 6:48 pm
Ed Dentel, 46, of Richmond, Virginia, was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat - known as atrial fibrillation - after his Apple Watch alerted him that something was wrong on Thursday.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 6:34 pm
A study of 12 runners by the University of Helsinki found the cushioned Hoka Conquest trainer is more likely to cause injuries than the less bouncy Brooks Ghost 6.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 6:05 pm
Figures from the Department of Health and Social Care revealed that 197,533 abortions were carried out in England and Wales in 2017, the highest level since 2007.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:35 pm
UK website Chemist 4 U is now selling the Ezinelle emergency contraceptive pill for less than £5, with experts clashing over whether women should stockpile it while it's cheap or if their health is at risk.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 5:17 pm
After five customers complained of 'strings of metal' in their Jimmy Dean sausages, the company has issued a voluntary recall of 29,028 pounds of its Heat 'n Serve sausage links, the USDA says.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 4:48 pm
Dr. Pedram Kordrostami has revealed why you suffer symptoms such as muscle aches and anxiety the day after drinking and what steps you need to take to tackle each specific symptom.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 3:39 pm
The surgeons in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - 186 miles (300km) south east of Lucknow - performed the procedure on the three-day-old girls for free because the parents were not able to pay.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 2:05 pm
A study by the universities of Birmingham and Loughborough found that of the 272 participants, those who weighed themselves lost weight over November and December.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 1:37 pm
There are many factors involved in digestion, says clinical nutritionist Marta Anhelush, from Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 1:35 pm
While nothing can replicate the feel of a hands-on massage, gadgets offer a useful alternative.But which ones are any good? We review and rate a selection.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 12:32 pm
Annie McManis, of New Zealand, piled on weight as a bullied teen. A diagnosis of MS made her appreciate her health, and she shed 113lbs (51.2kg). Now, she works out up to five times a week.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 11:39 am
More than 2,000 doses have been allocated to frontline workers in South Sudan. The country is 'at very high risk' of the outbreak along with Uganda and Rwanda, according to the WHO.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 11:27 am
Nicola Fairbrass, 44, of Oakwood, Derby, initially dismissed the lump as a cyst but went to her GP two weeks later when the mass grew. She was diagnosed with breast cancer last January.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 11:07 am
Pictured is five-year-old Carter Roberts, of Richmond, Virginia, who died in September after catching the disease in 2016. Around half of cases this year were admitted to intensive care.
Posted: December 11, 2018, 10:11 am
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