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Health Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Disrupt Health Care

The companies will focus on technology to provide simplified, high-quality health care for their employees. More

Health Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Disrupt Health Care

The companies will focus on technology to provide simplified, high-quality health care for their employees. More

Health Girl 'almost' cured of epilepsy after eating avocados

Leafy Liu's parents were worried after her fits became more frequent and severe and medication failed to stop them. They tried the keto diet which is high in fat and found it worked. More

Health Boots slash price of morning-after pill across the UK

The move by Boots was described as a 'good news' for British women who were paying up to five times as much for the emergency contraception as their European peers. More

Health Doctors pull a 9-FOOT tapeworm from man's rectum

The parasite, pulled out the unnamed patient's rectum, had to be folded 18 times so that it could fit into a picture taken at the Singapore General Hospital's Department of Microbiology. More

Health 'Brain pacemaker' could slow down Alzheimer's

LaVonne Moore, 85, from Delaware, Ohio, is also playing her favourite hymns on the piano, years after being struck down by the incurable disease, after undergoing the Ohio State University trial. More

Health 'Tree Man's' excruciating bark-like warts have re-grown

Abul Bajandar, 27, from Bangladesh, suffers from epidermodysplasia verruciformis and was overjoyed when doctors treated the condition, saying, 'I hope the curse won't return again.' More

Health Britons have the worst diet in Europe

Researchers from the University of São Paulo found processed food consumption in the UK is five times higher than in Portugal and nearly four times greater than in France, Greece or Italy. More

Health Officials announce probe into vaginal mesh implants

The Department of Health and Social Care will begin a national audit to determine exactly how many women have been affected the controversial devices in England. More

Health Do ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies Cause a Rise in Speeding?

Evidence suggests you may want to be more cautious near theaters in April 2020 when ‘Fast and Furious 9’ is expected to arrive. More

Health Do ‘Fast and Furious’ Movies Cause a Rise in Speeding?

Evidence suggests you may want to be more cautious near theaters in April 2020 when ‘Fast and Furious 9’ is expected to arrive. More

Health Jab of tiny pellets could stop the pain of arthritis

Pain-zapping pellets are being fired into the knees to take the discomfort out of arthritic joints. More

Health Now paramedics are hired to work in A&E

NHS trusts in Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Kent and Devon have advertised for ambulance staff to work in their emergency and urgent care departments. More

Health Webcam consultations leave GPs with LESS time

GPs in Britain have been encouraged to carry out more online consultations in an attempt to free them up to see the most seriously ill patients face-to-face and drive down waiting times. More

Health I still deeply regret not donating my husband's organs

Out of the blue one morning, my husband, Pip, announced: ‘I want to leave my body to medical science.’ Well, it would make interesting fodder for the medics, I thought, writes SUE KITTOW. More

Health Ask the GP: How can I banish the misery of restless legs?

Restless legs syndrome affects between 5 and 15 per cent of adults and, since 2011, and t riggers an unpleasant, irresistible urge to move the legs, writes DR MARTIN SCURR. More

Health What every woman needs to keep fighting fit

Women may be considered more robust about their health (we never talk about ‘woman’ flu) but this perceived stoicism might not be a good thing. More

Health Mediterranean diet 'raises IVF success rate by 70%'

Adopting the healthy diet – which is loaded with fruit and veg, whole grains, olive oil and fish – boosted the chances of successful fertility treatment by almost 70 per cent for some women. More

Health Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine, police say

A 32-year-old man died in a freak accident in India after reportedly being sucked into an MRI machine Saturday night, authorities said. More

Health E-Cigarettes’ Risks and Benefits: Highlights From the Report to the F.D.A.

Vaping may help smokers quit, and are safer than conventional cigarettes, but they’re not risk-free, a national public health panel says. More