Two espresso a day cured boy, 11, who could barely walk

Two espressos a day cured boy, 11, who could barely walk due to Parkinson’s-like shakes An 11-year-old boy was diagnosed with ADCY5-related dyskinesis, a disorder that causes sufferers to make abnormal involuntary movements Researchers in Paris, France, decided to prescribe him caffeine to activate the receptors of an enzyme that play a role in muscle contraction One cup of espresso […]

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New Year’s Eve drinks – a nutritionist’s guide

New Year’s Eve drinks – a nutritionist’s guide: 11 tipples that won’t completely undo your good intentions At this time of year, healthy food and drink doesn’t get much of a look in  However Healthista has put together a round-up of not-so-sinful tipples  ‘Tis the season to be drinking. Nutritionist May Simpkin, writing for Healthista, reveals the best choices for […]

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Boy to celebrate his last Christmas after he is given 6 months to live

Schoolboy, 11, to celebrate his last Christmas after he is given six months to live following inoperable brain tumour diagnosis just two weeks ago Reece Probert, from Staffordshire, seemed perfectly healthy just last month His mother took him to his GP when he developed a limp and then a slur  Scans two weeks ago revealed he has a rare aggressive […]

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Adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey kills 11, officials order center to separate patients

Virus kills 11th ‘medically fragile’ child at NJ facility Adenovirus outbreak claims its 10th victim at a pediatric care center in Wanaque, New Jersey. Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation has stopped admitting new patients until the outbreak is over; Lauren Green reports. A viral outbreak at a New Jersey pediatric facility has killed another child, health officials confirmed Friday, […]

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