October 28, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Migraines Tied to Raised Risk of Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

FRIDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) — People who suffer from migraines are twice as likely to be depressed as others without the debilitating headaches, according to a new study. And those who experience migraines, particularly people younger than 30, are also more likely to consider suicide, the Canadian researchers said.

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October 27, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Alzheimer’s insight from DNA study

By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News The exact causes of Alzheimer’s are unknown A clearer picture of what causes Alzheimer’s disease is emerging after the largest ever analysis of patients’ DNA. A massive international collaboration has

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October 26, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Fat pledge ‘a drop in the ocean’

  The Department of Health says cutting the amount of saturated fat in people’s diets could save lives A pledge by food manufacturers to cut saturated fat levels is “a drop in the ocean” in the fight against obesity, a

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October 25, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Surgery offer for ex-‘fattest man’

Paul Mason is trying to raise money to travel to the US after plastic surgeon Jennifer Capla said she would operate to remove his excess skin for free A plastic surgeon in the US has offered to operate on a

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October 25, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Syria: Polio epidemic fears grow

Children under age five are at highest risk of contracting polio At least 22 people – most of them babies and toddlers – are now believed to have contracted polio in Syria, the World Health Organization has reported. If confirmed,

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October 25, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Women ‘stigmatised’ over infertility

By Philippa Roxby Health reporter, BBC News It is never too early to talk to a health professional about fertility worries New research suggests that many women aged 35-45 who do not have children feel judged for not having had

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