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Gigi Hadid Reveals She Has Thyroid Disease

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Gigi Hadid has revealed she suffers from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid. The 21-year-old supermodel says her medication, which she has been taking for the past two years, has made her lose weight. Hadid, who recently took part in the Victoria’s Secret annual fashion show, was prescribed medication for hypothyroidism, an ...
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GRAPHIC IMAGES: Parents Share Heartbreaking Moment Son Dies From Meningitis To Raise Awareness Of The Disease

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The heartbreaking moment an eight-month-old baby died in his mum’s arms has been shared in a bid to raise awareness of the disease. Louise and John Done, from Bolton, are still coming to terms with the loss of their son Harry, who died of Meningitis B in 2015, just a day after being diagnosed. The family ...
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Government’s Child Obesity Action Plan Is ‘Severely Limited’, Medical Experts Claim

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The government’s plan to prevent child obesity is “severely limited”, a team of experts has claimed in an article published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).  They argued that the government has “missed an opportunity” to take global leadership of child health following the publication of its report ‘Childhood Obesity: a Plan for Action’ in ...
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Teen Almost Blinded After Suffering Horrific Reaction To Eyebrow Dye

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Warning: this article contains images of a medical nature.  A teen was almost blinded after she suffered a horrifying allergic reaction to hair dye. Tylah Durie, 16, from Victoria, Australia, initially noticed her eyebrows beginning to itch and burn 30 minutes after applying 1000 Hours Eyelash and Brow Dye kit.  Over the next four days, ...
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73-Year-Old’s Fitbit Saved Her Life By Alerting Doctors To Lung Blood Clots

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A 73-year-old woman was alerted to a potentially fatal health problem when her Fitbit displayed a resting heart rate of 140 beats per minute. Patricia Lauder, a retiree from Connecticut, called an ambulance when her heart rate rocketed and, after being rushed to hospital for tests, doctors revealed she had two large blood clots in ...
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Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Have Dropped By 40%

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The number of Britons having cosmetic surgery has dropped to the lowest it’s been in a decade, figures show.  Data from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) found that the number of cosmetic ops last year dropped 40% since reaching record-breaking heights in 2015. The decline is thought to be as a result ...
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Scientists Say They’ve Discovered Why Eating Less Could Slow Down Ageing

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Eating less has already been linked to longer lifespans in worms, flies, mice and monkeys – and now scientists think they know why. A new study suggests that cutting calories while maintaining a balanced diet slows the ageing process in mice, at a cellular level. The key to the phenomenon? Ribosomes: the cell’s protein makers. ...
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