1255 GMT December 16, 2018
Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline'
Doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku does not appear to protect against mental decline, according to a new study.
Delivering a baby increases, then lowers risk of breast cancer
Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who have never given birth, researchers behind a new study have concluded.
Record number of cases in mysterious illness paralyzing children
This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, US health officials said.
Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens' brains
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends parents "avoid digital media use – except video chatting – in children younger than 18 to 24 months"
This sign in your armpit could indicate the condition
Type 2 diabetes symptoms can go unnoticed for many years or be mistaken for less serious health conditions. If it goes undetected, serious health complications can occur, such as kidney damage, nerve damage and cardiovascular disease.
Transplanted organs gave patients cancer
The family of a man who died after receiving a liver transplant from a donor with undetected cancer has called for more thorough tests.
Two million UK boys to miss out on HPV vaccine
An estimated two million boys will miss out on potentially life-saving HPV vaccinations after the Department of Health and Social Care confirmed it would not carry out a catch-up program.
The BEST 10p vegetable for lower blood sugar
Diabetes is a common condition that affects around 3.7 million people in the UK.
Pollution and flu bring steep rise in lung-related illnesses
Accident and emergency departments have seen attendances due to lung-related illnesses almost double in under a decade as increasingly virulent flu strains and a rise in air pollution take their toll.
Six vitamins and minerals to boost your energy levels
Diet and lifestyle habits can go a long way in term son boosting energy.
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