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Woman, 25, with condition that makes sex feel like burning acid undergoes surgery

Sarah Bradley, 25, has Localized Provoked Vulvodynia (LPV), which makes inserting even a cotton swab or tampon unbearable A woman has described her agony trying to understand why she could never have sex because even...

Hepatitis A cases surge by 300% in 3 years, CDC reveals as the opioid...

Hepatitis A cases in the US have swelled by nearly 300 percent in three years, new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) figures reveal.  Between 2016 and 2018, 91 percent of the specimens the...

Florida doctors kept a baby in utero for SIX WEEKS after a mom’s water...

Maria Carbonell was 28 weeks pregnant when she felt water trickle down her leg at work in March. She ignored it, but the same thing happened that night as she was getting ready to go...

Mother-of-two ditches vegan diet she followed for 15 YEARS and now she ONLY eats...

A mother-of-two ditched the vegan diet she followed for fifteen years after she claims it caused her immune system to crash - and now only eats meat.   Nicole Carter, 44, of California, went vegan when she...

Fat Britain: NHS figures show obesity-related hospital admissions have risen 15% in a year

The number of people taken to hospital because of fat-related conditions shot up by 15 per cent last year. More than 700,000 people seen in hospitals in England needed help for a problem which was either...

1 in 2 Americans take prescription drugs, report reveals

Nearly half of people in the US are taking prescription drugs, a new report reveals.  The National Center for Health Statistics surveyed people across the US, and found that about 46 percent of respondents had...

Brother, 18, and sister, 14, receive life-saving kidney transplants from same donor on same...

A brother and a sister have been given a second chance at life after receiving kidney transplants from the same donor. Ava, 14, and John Ben, 18, were both born with a rare genetic disorder...

Children conceived via IVF do NOT develop slower

Children conceived via IVF and other fertility treatments do not develop slower, research suggests. Babies born through assisted-reproduction technology (ART) are more likely to be premature or have a low birth weight, studies have shown.  This...

Pride of Britain winner has smashed a world record by running three marathons a...

A man who doctors feared would become wheelchair-bound as a child has ran the equivalent of three marathons a day for an entire week. Jamie McDonald ran a total of 524.4 miles (843.9km) over the...

Metformin could ease the disorder fibromyalgia which affects Lady Gaga

A 'go-to' diabetes drug could transform the lives of fibromyalgia sufferers, research suggests. A study found treating sufferers battling the chronic pain disorder with metformin 'dramatically' improved their symptoms.  And some even saw their pain intensity go...