Lung cancer: Man, 52, mistakes ‘invasive’ lung cancer for ‘back pain’

Back pain is a problem that affects most of us at some point. There are lots of causes for back pain, some more insidious than others. As one 52-year-old discovered, it can also be a sign of advanced cancer to look out for. The man’s case study was published recently by medical professionals. The man presented at his A&E with “complaints More...

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By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2024
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Children under five landed in intensive care as health bosses issue flu season warning

Health officials are advising parents to get their children vaccinated against flu after it emerged that some children under five have already needed intensive care in hospital. The UK Health Security Agency More...

By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2024
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Green tea can help prevent ‘artery explosion’, suggests study

On this study however, it is important to note one very key point, time. The study was published in 2016 so it is important not to rule out a new study which may have published data to the contrary. Symptoms More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 21st, 2024
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‘I’m a heart surgeon – here are six of the best exercises for the heart’

Exercise is one of the most effective ways to maintain heart health. A regular exercise routine can cut the risk of developing heart disease in a number of ways – it lowers blood pressure, reduces the More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2024
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Stroke: Drinking alcohol can increase your risk by 50% – new study

A stroke describes a life-threatening medical emergency triggered by a cut-off blood supply to the part of your brain. Poor lifestyle decisions lay the groundwork for this serious condition, with one drink being More...

By admin On Monday, February 19th, 2024
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Wait at least half an hour after eating to drink coffee or risk iron deficiency

This was backed by various studies. One paper, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, says: “When a cup of drip coffee or instant coffee was ingested with a meal composed of semi-purified More...

By admin On Sunday, February 18th, 2024
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Stroke causes include atrial fibrillation – symptoms

Strokes are a potentially fatal medical condition. They occur when blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Like many conditions, certain people are more at risk than others. According to the British More...

By admin On Saturday, February 17th, 2024
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Embolism warning: 12-year-old girl suffers brain embolism after inhaling helium

The amount of helium balloons on sale tend to swell around festivities, including Halloween. And with this, young people are often tempted to open them and suck the helium out. But a new case report entitled More...

By admin On Thursday, February 15th, 2024
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New study shows vitamin D deficiency linked to risk of premature death

Low levels of vitamin D were classified as less than 25 nanomoles per litre (nmol/L) with the average concentration found to be 45.2 nmol/L. The team discovered that the risk for death significantly decreased More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
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Turmeric supplements linked to liver damage in new reported cases

As a natural compound, turmeric has a number of health benefits including helping to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Over the years, turmeric supplements have become an increasingly popular More...