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Desperate bride-to-be asks for donations to fund cancer treatment instead of wedding presents as her 'last hope for survival'

Emma Houlston, 31, from Balham, London, has aggressive inoperable ovarian cancer and her only hope is to have immunotherapy privately because it is not available on the NHS.
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Brain stimulation - not training - prevents cognitive decline, says Professor Craig Ritchie, from Edinburgh University. He says chatting to friends is the best method - not sudoku.
Michaela Miller, nine months, from Melbourne, suffers from cutis aplasia - where a section of skin is missing at birth. She now wears a helmet full-time to protect her from catching any deadly infec
Katrina Shelton, from Michigan, was 16 when she contracted toxic shock syndrome, which she initially thought as flu. She spent days in intensive care before being diagnosed with it.
The thing we have to fear is anxiety itself.
Nine out of 10 councils in the UK are failing to pay realistic prices to support older and disabled people in their own homes, the industry says.
Nine out of 10 councils in the UK are failing to pay realistic prices to support older and disabled people in their own homes, the industry says.
OSLO (Reuters) - Plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by big companies represent only a quarter of the amounts needed to limit global warming under targets agreed last year by almost 200 nations, a s
Sleepless nights do not discriminate. And if you’ve ever lain awake thinking about commitments to work, school, family and friends, you’re familiar with what a challenge it can be to turn
(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its immunotherapy Keytruda for use in certain previously untreated lung cancer patients, making it the only
(Reuters) - Scientists raised the alert level for a remote Aleutian volcano on Monday after an explosion was detected on the mountain and heard by residents of a tiny village some 45 miles (72 km) awa
Boosting muscle strength may boost brain function in people with mild memory and thinking problems, a new study finds.
Dennis Thompson Women have made major strides towards equality with men, but new research shows there's one way in which they are catching up that could be harmful: drinking.
(Reuters) - The average premium for benchmark 2017 Obamacare insurance plans sold on rose 25 percent compared with 2016, the U.S. government said on Monday, the biggest increase since t
Traffic fumes and noise both increase a person’s risk of what doctors call hypertension - which in turn raises the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
With the goal of fostering diagnostic skills and empathy, more medical schools are battling skepticism to offer courses on viewing art.
If you’re not a fan of swiping left or right, it’s easy to get demoralized about the current state of dating.  But don’t be too alarmed by Tinder and similar apps.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Building just a third of planned new coal-fired power plants around the world would push hundreds of millions of people into poverty as it accelerates climate cha
Strolling through New York in a summer dress recently, Sienna Miller showed off her slim legs. So how does the 34-year-old mother of one manage to keep her pins in good shape?
Scientists tracked more than 3,000 heart patients for eight years after they had either a heart bypass or a procedure to fit a stent in a major artery and found those that took medication were more
We take our feet for granted, but even a minor injury or problem can cause major debilitation. Matt Fitzpatrick from the College of Podiatry selects five great socks for pressure and protection.
The global study, published in the medical journal BMJ Open, warned that women risk paying the price with their health as campaigners said the trend is being driven by a British ‘wine o’clock’ cultu
Experts from 11 specialities at The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges reveal some of the more common treatments the NHS offers that might be completely pointless.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s rules allow employers to offer up to 30 percent off health insurance coverage for participants.
Women have caught up with men, at least when it comes to knocking back alcohol - a global study of drinking habits shows.
Doctors who spend 30 seconds telling patients they need to lose weight can have a dramatic impact, a study shows.
Just as with the Class A drug, the cocktail can have a devastating affect on the chemical balance of the brain that lasts long into adulthood, a Purdue University study says.
(Reuters) - Virginia's Board of Health voted on Monday to remove contested regulations on abortion clinics that included meeting hospital-like building standards, a spokeswoman said.
Experts from 11 specialities at The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges reveal some of the more common treatments the NHS offers that might be completely pointless.
In the latest study presented in Vienna last week, six patients given the vagus nerve stimulators showed significant improvement, and were able to 'reduce or even stop medication'.
While one reader consults our experts about his use of PPI medicines, T.D. Smith from Berks asks if there is a way to reduce or remove the internal scar tissue in their armpit which formed after an
Researchers claim the sessions are twice as effective. Although slimming courses are free on the NHS, doctors are reluctant to refer obese patients in case they upset them.
Dating around can be fun, but if we’re being honest, there are parts of the experience that are just plain awful: Awkward first dates, weirdos on Tinder, ghosting, the list goes on and
An initiative by three University of Michigan doctors will tackle prescription narcotics prescribed after surgery             
Scientists still don’t know the whole story of how marijuana makes people high. But they’ve just taken a big step forward in our understanding of pot’s effect on the human body

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