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Paddy McGuinness receiving treatment after shock medical diagnosis

Paddy McGuinness receiving treatment after shock medical diagnosis

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Instagram PADDY MCGUINNESS INSTAGRAM: The Take Me Out presenter revealed his shock arthritis diagnosis The TV star is famed for his happy-go-lucky presenting style on ITV's hit dating show Take Me Out.But the 44-year-old stunned his Paddy McGuinness Instagram followers earlier today when he revealed he has been diagnosed with arthritis.Updating fans from his bed, the dad-of-three posted a picture of himself sporting a grim facial expression.Wearing a pale pink vest top, the Bolton-born talent pointed to a bandage on his shoulder. Christine McGuinness   My goodness my Guinness it's Christine McGuinness. Christine, the wife of comedian and Take Me Out presenter...
FDA approves first non-opioid withdrawal treatment

FDA approves first non-opioid withdrawal treatment

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May 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it's approved for the first time a non-opioid drug for treatment of opioid withdrawal. The FDA said the drug Lucemyra, made by US WorldMeds, can be used as part of a long-term treatment for managing opioid use disorder. It treats narcotic withdrawal symptoms like vomiting, muscle aches, diarrhea, anxiety, sleep problems and sweats. "We're dedicated to encouraging innovative approaches to help mitigate the physiological challenges presented when patients discontinue opioids," FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement. "We know that the physical symptoms of opioid withdrawal can be one of the biggest barriers for patients seeking help and ultimately overcoming addiction." In 2016, two-thirds of drug overdose deaths in...
Piers Morgan BLASTS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over treatment of dad

Piers Morgan BLASTS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over treatment of dad

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And Susanna Reid's Good Morning Britain co-host isn't about to change anytime soon.The 53-year-old journalist and TV presenter took to his Piers Morgan Twitter account to post a scathing take-down on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ahead of their wedding on Saturday.Piers criticised the pair for their treatment of Meghan Markle's dad Thomas Markle, who underwent heart surgery on Wednesday.Originally, it was planned that Thomas, 72, would walk his daughter down the aisle.However, after it emerged that he had helped paparazzi in a set-up photoshoot, it was claimed he was bowing out of the honour so as not to "embarrass" Meghan.His heart issues then emerged as the former lighting director revealed surgeons were clearing a blockage in his heart, repairing damage and putting in a ste...
'The NHS treatment that caused my cancer'

'The NHS treatment that caused my cancer'

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceA High Court judge is starting work this week as chairman of a public inquiry into the biggest treatment scandal in NHS history. Tens of thousands want answers after being infected with hepatitis C and HIV from contaminated blood products."It's become a life of sickness, illness, worry, anxiety," Steve Dymond tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme."It is not the life I imagined, in terms of dreams, in terms of ambitions."In 2016, Steve had a tumour removed from his liver.Every few months, he and his wife Su make the three-hour trip from the Kent coast to a hospital in south London to check it hasn't resurfaced. Steve's cancer, along with years of ill health, was the result of groundbreaking NHS treatment meant to transform his life.As a ha...
Reclassify cancers to improve treatment, researchers say

Reclassify cancers to improve treatment, researchers say

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Cancers should no longer be categorised by where they are first formed in the body, but instead by similarities in tumour types, researchers say.A US-led study of 33 cancer types from more than 10,000 patients found they could be reclassified into 28 clusters that shared similar molecules.Reclassification would ultimately lead to better, more targeted treatments, said the researchers. "It's time to rewrite the textbooks on cancer," one of the authors said. 'One-stop shops' for cancer diagnosisRise in cancers 'caused by weight''Break down silos'Cancers have traditionally been classed and treated according to the part of the body from which they originate, such as the breasts or lungs. But for this new study, the Pan-Cancer Atlas, scientists carried out analysis of 23 of the most common tum...