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Davey Reid, from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with hydrocephalus at just 14 months old, which caused fluid to accumulate in his brain. It can be fatal, if left untreated.
Posted: 18-11-2018
Linda Woolley, 73, was diagnosed with 'likely' kidney cancer at the University of Colorado Hospital in March. She had both organs removed before doctors realized she was cancer-free.
Posted: 17-11-2018
Pumping iron for just a few minutes cuts the likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome, say researchers from Iowa State University who studied nearly 13,000 adults.
Posted: 17-11-2018
The study by the American Cancer Society is the largest to date on all races and genders. It hammers home the true dangers of loneliness, which can feel heightened by the holiday season.
Posted: 17-11-2018
During this year's annual Week of Sex at Harvard University, sexperts taught students everything from safe sex to how how to get kinky on campus - and nearly half of attendees confessed to a fetish.
Posted: 17-11-2018
Cam Underwood tried to take his own life in 2016. This year, he got a face transplant from a donor, Will, 23. Footage of the moment Cam met Will's mom Sally for the first time will be screened tonight.
Posted: 17-11-2018
Before being given the THC-oil, the unnamed boy, from Poland, scored 68 on the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale - a scale used across the world. This dropped to 31 after two months of THC oil.
Posted: 17-11-2018
Phages are viruses that each target a specific bacteria - including 'superbugs' that are resistant to all other treatments - but they have only been used in less than 20 US cases.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Curtis Bridges, 34, from Helena-West Helena on the Mississippi border and just south of Memphis, Tennessee, came down with a fever and chills in September - right at the end of mosquito season.
Posted: 16-11-2018
The salmonella outbreak in raw turkey rages on just a week before Turkey Day, forcing the US Department of Agriculture to recall over 91,000 lbs of Jennie-O ground turkey - and more may be contaminated.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Japanese researchers surveyed 150 female university students about their sleeping and menstrual patterns. The findings were published in the journal Chronobiology International.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Not only can drugs interact with each other, they can also interact with food and drink, as well as popular herbal remedies, according to Philip Crilly, a pharmacy teaching fellow at Kingston University.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Researchers at the Seoul National University in South Korea studied 640 receipts from a cafe to find people who ordered second after an unhealthy companion made higher-calorie choices.
Posted: 16-11-2018
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING. Professor Shafi Ahmed, a colorectal surgeon at the Royal London Hospital, did the procedure live on Channel 5 as part of the Operation Live series.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Researchers from the University of Adelaide, SA Health and Medical Research Institute and Women's and Children's Hospital reviewed the results of trials involving 20,000 women.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Medical experts have written to the UK Government to call for a ban on farmers using antibiotics to prevent infections in their animals, which is driving antibiotic resistance.
Posted: 16-11-2018
10 kids have died and 23 have been sickened by the adenovirus - which infects the linings of the eyes, lungs and nerves - at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehab in the small town of Haskell.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Sarah Spence, 36, from Hull, has suffered from sleep paralysis - the inability to move when falling asleep or waking up - for 17 years, which causes her to believe someone is in the room.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Researchers from the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington DC, found that 61 per cent of veterans with PTSD saw their symptoms improve just three months after starting meditation.
Posted: 16-11-2018
Researchers from Loughborough University found that indulging in a warm soak for an hour triggers the release of chemicals that combat inflammation and relax blood vessels.
Posted: 16-11-2018