Snoring or waking up exhausted ‘could be early warning sign of cancer’ – The Sun
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Snoring or waking up exhausted ‘could be early warning sign of cancer’ – The Sun

SNORING could mean you’re more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, experts have revealed. New findings suggest the annoying trait could be linked to the disease – in women. Getty – Contributor Women suffering sleep apnoea are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than those who don’t suffer the sleep disorder, new findings have…

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The hand-held breath test that spots lung diseases in just one minute – Daily Mail
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The hand-held breath test that spots lung diseases in just one minute – Daily Mail

By Roger Dobson for the Daily Mail Published: 18:15 EDT, 20 May 2019 | Updated: 19:11 EDT, 20 May 2019 A one-minute breath test could speed up lung disease diagnosis and help ensure patients get the correct treatment.The hand-held device measures levels of hydrogen peroxide in breath. Hydrogen peroxide is best known as a key…

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The homemade sunscreen you find on social media is a recipe for sunburn – PBS NewsHour
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The homemade sunscreen you find on social media is a recipe for sunburn – PBS NewsHour

This may sound obvious, but a new study makes it clear: Don’t use recipes you find online to make homemade sunscreen. When researchers surveyed recipes for do-it-yourself sunscreens on the social network Pinterest, they found almost 70 percent of the recommended recipes offered insufficient sun protection. These concoctions put users at risk of sunburn and…

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Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria – Medical Xpress
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Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies published today in the journal General Psychiatry. Anxiety symptoms are common in people with mental diseases and a variety of physical…

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Study Uncovers Why Coffee Makes You Poop (It’s Not Caffeine) – mindbodygreen.com
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Study Uncovers Why Coffee Makes You Poop (It’s Not Caffeine) – mindbodygreen.com

Coffee is a powerful beverage. Whether it’s part of your morning ritual or how you get through the afternoon slump, this energy-boosting drink also has a reputation of helping you poop.A new study presented at Digestive Disease Week found that it may not have to do with the caffeine content (as previous research suggests) and…

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Pennsylvania Department of Health declares hepatitis A outbreak – WTAE Pittsburgh
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Pennsylvania Department of Health declares hepatitis A outbreak – WTAE Pittsburgh

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced that Pennsylvania has declared an outbreak of hepatitis A, with 171 cases in 36 counties since January 2018.Watch the report in the video player above.”The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the…

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Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests – Gizmodo
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Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests – Gizmodo

Photo: Getty ImagesAnyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that e-cigarettes can weaken the body’s ability to fend off…

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‘Hippie’ island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate – Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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‘Hippie’ island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ASSOCIATED PRESS Gator Lanphear poses for a photo with his twin 6-year-old daughters Scarlett, left, and Leilani in Vashon Island, Wash., on May 15. Lanphear said he not only immunizes his twin daughters but instills in them the importance of getting their shots as a heroic act. The number of philosophical exemptions in Vashon has…

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Heart scan ‘could pick up signs of sudden death risk’ – BBC News
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Heart scan ‘could pick up signs of sudden death risk’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fabrice Muamba collapsed while playing for Bolton Wanderers in 2012 Scientists say a new scan technique could identify people at risk of collapsing and dying suddenly from a hidden heart condition.Normally, in people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, signs of structural changes in the heart can only be picked up after…

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According to a Sleep Doctor, This Is How Many Hours You Need a Night to Lose Weight – POPSUGAR
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According to a Sleep Doctor, This Is How Many Hours You Need a Night to Lose Weight – POPSUGAR

There isn’t one universal prescription for weight loss, but most experts recommend doing cardio and strength training; eating nutrient-dense foods like leafy greens, legumes, and lean protein; controlling your stress levels; and getting enough sleep. Sleep is often overlooked in the weight-loss equation, but it’s integral to keep the weight off for good. To better…

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