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Psychologists aim to help Dr Google

Psychologists are to improve online health information on lung cancer after research showed that family members are more likely to search online to encourage loved ones to seek help.

May 06, 2015
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Children's sleep and mental health are related

Toddlers who take a long time to fall asleep or wake up many times during the night have put many a desperate mom and dad to the test. Tired parents are often told that night waking is part of toddlerhood, and that it will ...

May 06, 2015
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One in five people will develop heart failure

One person in five is expected to develop heart failure in developed countries, a disease with no cure but which is largely preventable.It feels as if every breath in and out is through a narrow straw.The Heart Failure Association ...

May 05, 2015
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Symptom

A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" + πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling which is noticed by a patient, indicating the presence of disease or abnormality. A symptom is subjective, observed by the patient, and not measured.

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