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Gynecomastia - i.e. 'man boob syndrome' - occurs in between 40 and 60 percent of men, and is generally caused by a hormone imbalance that starts during puberty.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Eden Carlson was two years old when she pushed her way through the baby gate and a heavy door, then jumped into the family pool in Arkansas last February.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Currently, the complication affecting one in 12 pregnancies first comes to light at antenatal appointments. But a study by the Mayo Clinic has found a technique that could cut that rate.
Posted: 20-07-2017
A 40-year-old woman from Florida who had been trying to get pregnant for 14 years claims her cancer treatment cured her infertility.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Sir Andrew Morris, chief executive of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, was labelled a 'dinosaur' for his controversial comment at a meeting attended by leading experts.
Posted: 20-07-2017
One dealer based in Cameroon, Central Africa, said he had been selling over the site for three or four years. He added he had never been in trouble with Facebook’s administrators.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada analyzed the skin microbial communities of cohabitating couples, finding that the area with the strongest similarities are partners' feet.
Posted: 20-07-2017
A glass of wine before a big speech may not be the best tactic if you want to get your words right and avoid your jokes falling flat., according to psychologists at University of Cologne, Germany.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute and the University of Oxford found the risk of death is 68 percent among those who socialise and 69.5 per cent for those who do not.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Abhishek Prasad, 37, was given the instrument during the the complex operation at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, to treat a rare neurological disorder.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Customers of B&Q's Valspar paint range have flocked to online forums to complain of such symptoms, only to discover others have reported the same problem.
Posted: 20-07-2017
EXCLUSIVE: Contestant Olivia was shown on last night's episode belittling her partner Chris, from Cheltenham, for becoming emotional over their plastic baby, telling him to 'man up'.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a malignant primary brain tumor after being hospitalized for a blood clot just behind his left eye.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Researchers from multiple institutions, including Texas A&M University, found that when HIV was injected into cows, all of the animals developed an immune response in as little as 35 days.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Marc and Amy Young, from Rishton in Lancashire, took their toddler Eliza Jane to Malta at the end of May. Within hours of arriving, Eliza was rushed to hospital where she has stayed for seven weeks.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Cat Lee, 43, from Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, underwent the procedure, which has left hundreds of other British women in agony, to treat her incontinence after childbirth.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Study co-author Professor Clive Ballard, of Exeter University, said: 'There might be some potential in robots but my worry would be if people started using that as a substitute for face-to-face care.'
Posted: 20-07-2017
Lily Mackey, 3, from Marietta in Ohio, has a condition where any friction causes her skin to blister, leaving her with open wounds that could cause deadly infections. She was diagnosed at two days old.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Denise and Michael Wynne, and their son, James, from Hartlepool, County Durham, shed the weight after swapping their favourite greasy takeaways for healthy, home-cooked meals.
Posted: 20-07-2017
Stanford University researchers tracked 60,000 Americans over 21 years. They found those who saw themselves as less physically active were 71 percent more likely to die early.
Posted: 20-07-2017