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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.

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Jules Peters, wife of The Alarm frontman Mike from Dyserth in Wales, was diagnosed with cancer in July 2016.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 5:32 pm
Scientists at Harvard University have discovered that high fat diets disrupt the gut microbiome, which in turn can lead to brain changes and mood disorders, but treating the bacteria may bring relief.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 5:31 pm
When Skylar Rodriguez was born three months early last November in North Carolina, the doctors braced her parents for the worst. She is one of just 150 people in the world with MPS7.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 5:17 pm
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University found that out of 50 sponges, more than half contain so-called 'good bacteria' that fight off life-threatening infections such as C.difficile.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 5:09 pm
Researchers from the Institute of Public Health in Oslo found infants born at less than 34 weeks are more at risk of ADHD symptoms, such as hyperactivity or short attention spans.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:28 pm
Father-of-two Nick McMahon, 40, from Dinnington in Tyne and Wear has taken thousands of photos after losing his ability to make new memories in a devastating motorbike crash in 2011.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:05 pm
Researchers at Durham University found men of the same ethnicity have significantly different levels of testosterone depending on where they grew up because the body uses energy differently.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:02 pm
As part of a plan to tackle childhood obesity, the UK Government will review products aimed at infants and youngsters. Nearly a quarter of children in England are obese or overweight at five.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 2:56 pm
A treatment presented at the International Conference of Clinical Oncology in Cyprus last week, led to six out of 10 patients with advanced prostate cancer going into remission.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 2:52 pm
A study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that almost all of their survey participants had at some time been concerned with their eating habits or their body
Posted: June 25, 2018, 2:36 pm
The Royal College of GPs is encouraging family doctors to tell patients to join a 5km weekly parkrun to improve their health and wellbeing, instead of relying on prescriptions from their GP.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 1:41 pm
Christopher Stevens, a lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science at Southern Cross University. warns the social trend of cracking open a beer after a game or gym session is the worst thing you can do.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 1:35 pm
Dr Chaand Nagpaul, council chariman of the British Medical Association claims the 'vast funding gap' means the UK has 35,000 fewer hospital beds and 10,000 less doctors than the rest of Europe.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 12:51 pm
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Preethi Daniel, from London Doctors Clinic, claims people need to use a shot glass worth of sun cream on their ears, forehead, nose, arms and legs to avoid dangerous burns.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 9:54 am
A 65-year-old man in Switzerland went to hospital after swallowing a bleach tablet by accident, thinking it was paracetamol. He spent two weeks in intensive care but made a recovery.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 9:31 am
Personal trainer Nadya Fairweather recommends the best exercise for strengthening your hamstrings. Nutritionist Shona Wilkinson advises eating parmesan cheese too.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 8:53 am
We all long for blemish-free skin, but many of us are plagued by pimples well after our teenage years. As it turns out, using different acne products could be making our breakouts worse.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 6:33 am
Professor Robin Murray said that smoking cannabis is linked to psychosis. He said 50,000 people have the condition due to smoking cannabis as teenagers.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:47 am
Star health columnist, Dr Michael Mosley, has drawn on the latest medical studies to devise a new instalment in his Life Plan. It promises to tell you everything you need to know to live longer.
Posted: June 24, 2018, 1:18 pm
The drug, called flunarizine, is already the standard treatment in many other countries around the world for migraine, which affects one in seven Britons.
Posted: June 24, 2018, 9:28 am
On a bad day, the throbbing in my head can be so intense that even simple tasks such as taking a shower or even getting out of bed can seem like impossible challenges.
Posted: June 24, 2018, 12:52 am
The Mail On Sunday columinist DR MICHAEL MOSLEY joins the A&E department in London's King's College Hospital, one of the country's most hectic wings.
Posted: June 23, 2018, 9:57 pm
Britain’s favourite choirmaster Gareth Malone, right, has an unexpected way of staying in shape: ice-skating. The 42-year-old, who lives in North London.
Posted: June 23, 2018, 9:29 pm
Doctors hope it would encourage people to make better use of pharmacies rather than automatically thinking they will ‘go to the GP’. The charges will be voted on at the BMA conference in Brighton.
Posted: June 23, 2018, 11:37 am
The proposals are expected to be unveiled tomorrow as part of the new Childhood Obesity Strategy, which aims to halve the problem in the UK by 2030.
Posted: June 23, 2018, 8:17 am
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