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News Pig delivers you all the breaking news in health development. We are also here to show you those icky moments, strange, wonderful and completely unimaginable health concerns and problems.

This is why sitting too long REALLY is bad for older people

Scientists have shown how lack of exercise takes a much bigger toll on the elderly - in particular, reducing the power of the muscles...

Want to sleep better? Cutting down on social media could help your slumber

GETTY Two thirds of Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat users report suffering from sleep deprivationTwo thirds of the users of Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat suffer with...

Alzheimer’s breakthrough? Scientists show how toxic protein rips through the brain

Researchers have been able to see the deadly chain reaction at the start of the incurable disease which causes the death of nerve cells. Powerful...

Aussie flu symptoms: Nine tell-tale signs you have the virus – including tiredness

One of the biggest questions right now for those bed bound with flu symptoms is whether they have symptoms of Australian flu or normal...

Sickness bug could help fight brain cancer by helping boost the immune system

The virus, called reovirus, could act as an effective immunotherapy in patients with brain cancer. Scientists at the University of Leeds, the Institute of Cancer...

Detox diet: Four ways to lower your risk of heart disease and cancer in...

You don’t need to cut back on food to reach your healthy weight goals this January, according to the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF). Eating more...

Diagnosed with dementia signs and symptoms? You could be exempt from paying council tax

Dementia is a term for a set of symptoms caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, and these can include memory loss, understanding,...

Cannabis to be legalised in Australia: Global drug market worth $55billion

Cannabis cultivation in Australia is still relatively small, as recreational use remains illegal. But the government hopes domestic medicinal use, legalised last year, and...

High blood pressure WARNING: Pickles could increase risk of hypertension and heart attacks

Eating pickles could be raising your risk of high blood pressure, according to medical website LiveStrong. The average, medium-sized, pickle can contain as much as...

Sticking to your New Year’s resolution could lower your risk of CANCER by a...

Making healthier lifestyle choices could reduce the risk of cancer by up to a third, claimed scientists from Cardiff University. Popular New Year’s resolutions -...

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Republicans Struggle To Strike Spending Deal With Shutdown Looming

After a tentative deal struck by a bipartisan group of senators unraveled last week amid reports that President Donald Trump had referred to El...

Venomous spiders earmarked for ‘milking’ escape egg sack in spine-chilling video

Discovering a sac filled with hundreds of spiders typically elicits a fight or flight response from most sane people – but wildlife experts in...

US Industrial Production Surges In December To Record High

Industrial Production surged 0.9% MoM in December (almost double the 0.5% rise expected) and pushed the overall level above its Nov 2014 peak to...