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How a woman in Arizona woke up with British accent

Rare syndrome causes woman to wake up with a foreign accent Medical Mysteries and Marvels: An American woman in Arizona goes to sleep with a headache and wakes up with a British accent. Michelle Myers is a woman from Arizona who’s never left the country. But although Myers used to speak like any other American,

Exercise adds up to big brain boosts

Anyone who trains for a marathon knows that individual running workouts add up over time to yield a big improvement in physical fitness. So, it should not be surprising that the cognitive benefits from workouts also accumulate to yield long-term cognitive gains. Yet, until now, there was has been little research to describe and support

Mental health disorders up after head and neck cancer diagnosis

(HealthDay)—In patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), the prevalence of mental health disorders (MHDs) is significantly higher after cancer diagnosis, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Ji Hyae Lee, from Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to describe the prevalence

Private NHS consultants are being paid at least £26MILLION

NHS has paid private consultants £26MILLION to ‘review demand’ and ‘support sustainability’ as part of an ‘unacceptable’ shake-up More than 550 non-clinical jobs have been made at a cost of £32million a year British Medical Association warns money is being diverted from patient care Freedom of Information request was sent to NHS bodies in 44

Green Tuesday: Crowds line up at 1st East Coast pot shops

People lined up in the rain Tuesday morning to be among the first customers at the first two legal pot shops on the U.S. East Coast, more than two years after Massachusetts voters approved of recreational marijuana for adults. The state’s first commercial pot shops opened in Leicester and Northampton—selling strains of the part of

Higher fruit and veg prices after Brexit could kill 5,600 people

Brexit could KILL 5,600 people a year by making fruit and veg unaffordable meaning their diets are no longer healthy enough, warns Oxford University researcher Worsening diets could lead to more cancer, stroke and heart disease  More illnesses might cost the NHS £600million extra each year, researchers say The UK imports more than 90 per

Guideline-discordant prostate cancer imaging up with Medicare

(HealthDay)—Patients with prostate cancer receiving care in a Medicare-only setting are more likely to receive guideline-discordant imaging, according to a study published online Aug. 17 in JAMA Network Open. Danil V. Makarov, M.D., from New York University School of Medicine in New York City, and colleagues examined the correlation between prostate cancer imaging rates and