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Woman has eczema after an allergic reaction to her DENTURES

Woman, 54, develops eczema on her hands and feet after suffering an allergic reaction to the nickel inside her dentures Unnamed woman had previously reacted to metallic jewellery Metal-allergy expert made the connection after a dermatologist missed it Symptoms resolved when nickel implants were replaced with titanium ones  A 54-year-old developed eczema on her hands and

Diagnosis of arthritis aged two after parents noticed quirky walk

Woman, 21, was diagnosed with arthritis aged two after parents noticed her quirky tip-toe walk Alex Delameilleure was diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis as a toddler Swelling joints and medication left her exhausted and she missed school She took up performing hobbies from the age of five, but struggled to keep up  Doctors hoped she would

Simple hormone treatment slashes a woman’s risk of a miscarriage

Thousands of babies’ lives could be saved thanks to a simple hormone treatment that slashes a woman’s risk of a miscarriage Progesterone for 16 weeks significantly increased chance of having a baby  Women with history of miscarriage who suffered warning signs could benefit   Experts called for NHS guidelines to be rewritten in light of the

Obesity-related hospital admissions rose 15% in a year in England

Fat Britain: NHS figures show obesity-related hospital admissions have risen 15% in a year More than 710,000 people last year went to hospital with weight-related issues Almost two thirds of these admitted patients – 466,978 – were women   Obesity has been steadily rising in England since the early 1990s Common health problems are arthritis, gallstones and

ASK THE GP: No explanation for two years of blackouts

ASK THE GP: My father-in-law, 70, has had fainting episodes for the past two years with no explanation My father-in-law, 70, has had fainting episodes for the past two years. When he blacks out, it’s usually twice in two hours with little warning, and he is unconscious for 20 to 30 seconds. He broke his

Cruel injustice of the health service lottery

Cruel injustice of the health service lottery: Radiotherapy helped interior designer Emily, 33, beat cancer but she wouldn’t get it under new rules Emily Locking, of Buckinghamshire, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2015 Turning point for her was treatment called selective internal radiation therapy Since last month, patients must meet criteria to be eligible

Forget carrots — eat eggs to keep your eyesight!

Forget carrots! Eating eggs regularly could protect against most common cause of age-related blindness Eating eggs regularly could protect against age-related macular degeneration AMD is the most common cause of blindness among those aged 50 and over Eggs are a naturally rich source of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin  Eating eggs regularly could protect against

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’, expert says

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’: Expert puts those who oppose life-saving jabs in the same bracket as flat-Earthers and climate-change deniers Dr Jonathan Kennedy, of Queen Mary University of London, slams anti-vaxxers Accused public of becoming ‘increasingly hostile and suspicious of experts’ Adds vaccines ‘have the capacity to eradicate measles from the UK’ Anti-vaxxers