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Cancer campaigner behind "Remission possible" blog dies

Cancer campaigner behind "Remission possible" blog dies

Emily Clark, an 18 year old campaigner against cancer who started a blog called "Remission possible", died due to the disease.

Emily, who is from Cwmbran, near Newport, South Wales, raised thousands of pounds for cancer charities after launching the blog. She also posted a picture of herself with a sign saying, "one year cancer free". She was an inspiration to several others. Her mother, Donna said that she was "in control until the end".

Study shows Blueberry helps in fighting Alzheimer's Disease

Study shows Blueberry helps in fighting Alzheimer's Disease

According to new study, consuming a diet rich in blueberry might help in fighting the Alzheimer's disease. The fruit is already known to have anti-cancer and heart disease-preventive effects.

Scientists from the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Centerhave found that the fruit has the ability to limit neurocognitive decline in patients with a type of dementia. They said that blueberry is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids known as anthocyanins that improve the cognitive attributes of animals.

Nurse cancels ambulance one minute from dying woman’s house

Nurse cancels ambulance one minute from dying woman’s house

A nurse working for the NHS 111 has said that her decision to cancel an ambulance, which was just a minute away from the home of a dying woman, was wrong.

Discovery to lead to individual treatment for cancer patients

Discovery to lead to individual treatment for cancer patients

A new discovery by scientists in the United Kingdom might soon lead to individual and tailored treatment for cancer patients.

NZ woman pays $50,000 to operation to remove mesh implant in the US

NZ woman pays $50,000 to operation to remove mesh implant in the US

A woman from New Zealand had to pay more than $50,000 for an operation to remove a surgical mesh implant in the United States.

Caroline Evans suffered discomfort and even pain from the surgical mesh implant that ruined nearly nine years of her life and cost her tens of thousands of dollars. The 50 year old could finally have a sign of relief following the operation to remove the implant in the US but she was forced to pay the high price for the operation.

North Queensland nursing home affected by Influenza outbreak

North Queensland nursing home affected by Influenza outbreakA nursing home facility located in north Queensland has been affected by a deadly influenza outbreak and the disease has claimed the lives of three people during the previous three weeks. The Mercy Health aged care facility in Cairns is affected by the influenza outbreak as 36 out of 86 residents fell ill during the previous month.

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