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Aspirin link to cerebral palsy in babies

Daily Mail (UK) - 25/11/2017
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

'Robot surgery' could save men from prostate cancer

Daily Mail (UK) - 25/11/2017
The £1 million Da Vinci robots have saved over 500 men with the advanced disease. They perform the life-saving surgery at University College London Hospitals.

Equestrian left vomiting own excrement after minor cyst op

Daily Mail (UK) - 25/11/2017
Kelly Yeoman, from Bristol, had day case surgery to have fluid-filled sac on her ovary removed. She developed an infection in bowel and is now 'severely faecally impacted'.

50 Essential Health employees fired for refusing flu shots

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

The most common Black Friday injuries

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Frenzy over Playboy Lindsey Pelas' 'lopsided' breasts

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
The 26-year-old, from Louisiana, shared two snaps that showed her breasts appearing to look different sizes. A study has revealed about 47% of women have breasts that are not symmetrical.

Avatars can help schizophrenia patients control...

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Test to calculate oral sex risk

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Autism risk for babies of overweight pregnant women

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
The findings from the Virginia Commonwealth University highlight the direct implications the current obesity epidemic could have on the generations to come.

'UK's vainest man' plans to spend even more on surgery

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
TOWIE super fan Sam Barton, 25, from Sutton Coldfield, has spent tens of thousands on emulating his idol, Joey Essex, in a string of operations - including one on the NHS.

Brisbane blogger says 'cancer isn't bad' in Instagram post

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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'.

Children who exercise have more brain power

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Abortion rate plummets to historic low, CDC figures show

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

How long can you keep Thanksgiving leftovers for?

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
Using the US Agriculture Department's guidelines, we have compiled a list of Thanksgiving leftovers, how long they last, and how to cook them.

Stay at home on Black Friday to avoid the measles outbreak

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Outrospectre VR system simulates an out of body experience

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Edinburgh woman suffers from excruciating skin condition

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Teen with neurological disorder walks after 2 years

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Qld mother reveals heartbreak over child's rare disease

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.

Mother diagnosed with skin cancer by SkinVision app  

Daily Mail (UK) - 24/11/2017
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.