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Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel
Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel

Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel

EXCLUSIVE: Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist in London, warns that using fashionable activated charcoal and fluoride-free toothpastes could actually do more damage than good to people's teeth....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:09:10
Mother waited years to be diagnosed with MS
Mother waited years to be diagnosed with MS

Mother waited years to be diagnosed with MS

Fiona Elias, from Edgware, north London, says multiple sclerosis makes her 'struggle to function' and is trying to raise £50,000 for a pioneering stem cell at a hospital in Moscow....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:42:07
Boys should be given life-saving HPV vaccine, say Government advisers
Boys should be given life-saving HPV vaccine, say Government advisers

Boys should be given life-saving HPV vaccine, say Government advisers

Charities today hailed the 'huge triumph' and begged officials to immediately implement the guidance. Since 2008 the vaccine has been given to 12-13-year-old girls on the NHS - but not boy...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:17:28
Official guidance for parents confused over what to feed their babies
Official guidance for parents confused over what to feed their babies

Official guidance for parents confused over what to feed their babies

Data suggests three-quarters of infants in the UK are being fed too many calories, the major cause of obesity. The guidelines have been issued by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutri...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:56:59
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s
Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s

Women who have had 5 kids are 70% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s

The study was carried out on a total of 3,549 women in South Korea and Greece, who were tracked from the age of 71. The findings were published in the journal Neurology....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:12:23
How cannabis triggers hunger so they can treat appetite loss
How cannabis triggers hunger so they can treat appetite loss

How cannabis triggers hunger so they can treat appetite loss

The researchers in Washington say the study is urgent since marijuana is given to cancer and HIV patients to treat appetite loss, but we do not know how it interacts with their bodies or t...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:44:14
Scientists discover how to banish vitiligo white spots for years
Scientists discover how to banish vitiligo white spots for years

Scientists discover how to banish vitiligo white spots for years

The condition affects about one percent of all people (over 75 million globally) and some societies shun sufferers. But currently, the only treatments available take a long time to take ef...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:07:16
Cancer victim gets new tongue made from her leg
Cancer victim gets new tongue made from her leg

Cancer victim gets new tongue made from her leg

Cynthia Zamora, 57, from San Diego, California, was given a second chance at being able to speak when, after her tongue was removed due to cancer, a new one was fashioned from her thigh....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:32:12
Woman survives flesh-eating bacteria she caught from a spider bite
Woman survives flesh-eating bacteria she caught from a spider bite

Woman survives flesh-eating bacteria she caught from a spider bite

Tamara Owsley-Savard, 32, from Topeka, Kansas, says she developed a flesh-eating infection from a spider bite in May. She has lost most of the tissue inside her left arm as well as her lef...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:52:31
Just smelling coffee is enough to make your brain perform better
Just smelling coffee is enough to make your brain perform better

Just smelling coffee is enough to make your brain perform better

Researchers led by the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey found university students performed better on an algebra exam when they were in a room which had a coffee-like smell....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:44:44
Most US gyms are fueling cancer with tanning beds, study warns
Most US gyms are fueling cancer with tanning beds, study warns

Most US gyms are fueling cancer with tanning beds, study warns

Scientists from the University of Connecticut have found that people who tan at the gym are more likely to do so than people who tan elsewhere, forming an addiction to it....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:19:38
Genes could cause millions of cases of hay fever, say scientists
Genes could cause millions of cases of hay fever, say scientists

Genes could cause millions of cases of hay fever, say scientists

Researchers from the German Research Centre for Environmental Health and the University of Copenhagen studied nearly a million people and found linked 20 genes to hay fever for the first ...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:31:06
Flu vaccines offered no protection against killer 'Aussie' strain
Flu vaccines offered no protection against killer 'Aussie' strain

Flu vaccines offered no protection against killer 'Aussie' strain

Public Health England today admitted the jab had 'no significant effectiveness’ in stopping people being struck down by H3N2, which was blamed for adding to the pressure on the NHS....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:01:20
US regulators recall blood pressure drug over cancer fears
US regulators recall blood pressure drug over cancer fears

US regulators recall blood pressure drug over cancer fears

The UK recalled valsartan two weeks ago, America has now followed suit. The drug has been widely prescribed globally for 15 years. But new evidence suggests that batches have been contamin...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:58:16
Widow whose husband died of ALS and Lyme disease pens account
Widow whose husband died of ALS and Lyme disease pens account

Widow whose husband died of ALS and Lyme disease pens account

Jo Ann Simon from Bethel, Connecticut, details the battle her husband Tom faced with Lyme-disease and ALS, discussing how the boisterous chef rapidly declined from his diagnosis to his dea...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:32:16
Are you eating too much avocado? Probably!
Are you eating too much avocado? Probably!

Are you eating too much avocado? Probably!

Avocados are packed with fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and healthy fat that helps to lower your bad cholesterol levels. But one avocado is 300 calories, and you can get the benefits with mu...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:05:41
A few beers a week could help men start a family
A few beers a week could help men start a family

A few beers a week could help men start a family

Men hoping to become fathers are often advised to avoid alcohol for fear of harming their fertility. But a study suggests a few small beers a week or bottle of wine may actually help men s...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:12:26
Processed meats may increase the risk of manic personality episodes
Processed meats may increase the risk of manic personality episodes

Processed meats may increase the risk of manic personality episodes

While salami and prosciutto were not linked to mania, cured 'meat sticks' were linked to an increased chance of hospitalisation for having a manic episode....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:09:42
Asthma drug is a 'beacon of hope' for thousands of people with a severe form of the disease
Asthma drug is a 'beacon of hope' for thousands of people with a severe form of the disease

Asthma drug is a 'beacon of hope' for thousands of people with a severe form of the disease

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has decided the NHS should fund the injected drug which costs nearly £2,000 per dose but could help some 100,000 Brits with severe ast...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:49:12
Families are urged to get measles jab before going on holiday
Families are urged to get measles jab before going on holiday

Families are urged to get measles jab before going on holiday

Health officials are worried that Britons will catch measles abroad and bring the illness back to the UK. Many will be shortly heading for southern Europe, where measles rates are very hig...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:34:03
NHS is paying DOUBLE for stationery and supplies
NHS is paying DOUBLE for stationery and supplies

NHS is paying DOUBLE for stationery and supplies

NHS Trusts are buying four-packs of whiteboard markers for up to £2.10 when they could be purchased on the High Street for £1.04, according to Freedom of Information disclosures....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:14:33
Earliest memories begin after the age of two
Earliest memories begin after the age of two

Earliest memories begin after the age of two

For the 40 per cent of us who believe we remember an event from our first two years, we have likely created it falsely after seeing photos or hearing recollections from others....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:13:50
Eating dinner before 9pm could cut the risk of developing cancer
Eating dinner before 9pm could cut the risk of developing cancer

Eating dinner before 9pm could cut the risk of developing cancer

Sitting down to an evening meal at least two hours before going to bed reduces the chances of getting both cancers, a study of more than 4,000 people suggests....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:45:11
'Bra whisperer' reveals how exercising without a sports bra can cause serious damage to your breasts
'Bra whisperer' reveals how exercising without a sports bra can cause serious damage to your breasts

'Bra whisperer' reveals how exercising without a sports bra can cause serious damage to your breasts

Fitting expert Mellissa Coulter revealed how working out without a support bra can lead to pain and strain under the breasts, sagging and stretchmarks....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:35:35
California woman fights for life after being stung by bees 
California woman fights for life after being stung by bees 

California woman fights for life after being stung by bees 

The victim, in her mid-50s, was walking to get something from her car outside the home where she works in Orange County, California, when the bees descended....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:25:18
Officials investigating spike in cancers on Long Island 
Officials investigating spike in cancers on Long Island 

Officials investigating spike in cancers on Long Island 

New York health officials are investigating after significant rates of leukemia, bladder, lung and thyroid cancers were found in three Long Island counties - 16 percent of all cases in New...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:12:19
People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is
People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is

People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is

Researchers from the University of Tübingen in Germany say telling people to think about how healthy their food is could influence them to choose to eat less and help control their calorie...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:15:22
Indian farmer has life-changing surgery to remove a 1.4kg tumour
Indian farmer has life-changing surgery to remove a 1.4kg tumour

Indian farmer has life-changing surgery to remove a 1.4kg tumour

Somai, 55, a farmer from Basti in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, had a three-and-a-half hour operation to remove a huge 1.4kg non-cancerous tumour from his neck after suffering for years....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:12:43
Teens using social media for several hours a day double risk of ADHD
Teens using social media for several hours a day double risk of ADHD

Teens using social media for several hours a day double risk of ADHD

The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:48:04
Diabetes drug could be modified to stop patients feeling sick and vomiting
Diabetes drug could be modified to stop patients feeling sick and vomiting

Diabetes drug could be modified to stop patients feeling sick and vomiting

Researchers at University of Pennsylvania and Syracuse University found when a Type 2 diabetes drug is modified with vitamin B-12 it could reduce vomiting rates by up to 78 per cent....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:30:20
Could THIS prevent age-related heart failure?
Could THIS prevent age-related heart failure?

Could THIS prevent age-related heart failure?

Experiments on fruit flies bred to make more of the protein by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, had healthier hearts and lived for a third longer....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:50:40
New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun
New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun

New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun

Adam Barsouk is a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center. He warns too many of us skip precautions to protect us from cancer during summer....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:44:56
Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'
Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'

Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'

Detroit, Michigan, was rankled the most stressed US city in categories of strain from work, money, family and health. Fremont, California, was ranked the least stressed city....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:15:45
First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites
First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites

First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites

EXCLUSIVE: British first aid expert and qualified nurse Emma Hammett reveals her guide to common insect bites and stings, explaining how to tell different insects' marks apart and relieve ...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:51:58
CDC director reveals his son was almost killed by cocaine laced with fentanyl
CDC director reveals his son was almost killed by cocaine laced with fentanyl

CDC director reveals his son was almost killed by cocaine laced with fentanyl

Dr Robert Redfield revealed the incident in a speech on Thursday and said that the opioid epidemic is one of the top priorities of the CDC, calling it 'the public health crisis of our time...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:17:22
Six German workers became ill with 'rabbit fever'
Six German workers became ill with 'rabbit fever'

Six German workers became ill with 'rabbit fever'

Doctors published the case report in the New England Journal of Medicine. The workers were all employed by a winery in Rhineland-Palatinate....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:33:31
Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut
Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut

Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut

If you and your family find yourselves sitting down to the same meals week in, week out, it might be that you're in a food rut. Celebrity nutritionist Mandy Sacher revealed how to get out....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:52:56
The unexpected signs that you're suffering a lack of iron
The unexpected signs that you're suffering a lack of iron

The unexpected signs that you're suffering a lack of iron

Lack of iron is the most common vitamin and mineral deficiency in the UK — at least four million Britons are affected, including one in three hospital patients. Are you one of them?...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:42:14
NHS Health Heroes: The surgeon who's helped 100 children walk
NHS Health Heroes: The surgeon who's helped 100 children walk

NHS Health Heroes: The surgeon who's helped 100 children walk

John Goodden, a consultant neurosurgeon from Leeds, is the latest medical professional to be nominated for our NHS Health Heroes award. This is his incredible story...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:41:32
Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity
Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity

Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity

A new study, led by Ohio State University, has found that boys who have more self-control are less likely to be obese but that for girls, all the will power is not enough to prevent the ri...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:55:45
One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals
One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals

One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals

A new CDC report found that one in seven US children have hypertension. New guidelines released last year reclassified 800,000 children as having high blood pressure....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:35:39
Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children
Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children

Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children

Olivia Cooper, 31, from Buckinghamshire, was admitted to hospital for 12 months as a teenager. She said her turning point came when she realised she wanted her own family....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:27:24
Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath
Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath

Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath

Billy-Joe Humphries is recovering from Weil's disease after receiving emergency treatment after going for a dip in Warleigh Weir, a popular swim spot near Bath....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:25:12
Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands
Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands

Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is warning that tourists in Gran Canaria have been infected with the Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria, which can cause pneumonia....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:53:52
Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting
Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting

Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting

Consumer watchdog Which? has found some slime products contain potentially unsafe levels of the chemical boron, which in excessive levels causes bouts of diarrhoea, vomiting and cramps....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:12:36
Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives
Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives

Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives

When Kate Orson, from Glasgow, developed abnormal cervical cells, she had a procedure called large loop excision of the transformation zone - which changed her body forever...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:07:43
'Invisible' poo blood makes you more likely to suffer an early death
'Invisible' poo blood makes you more likely to suffer an early death

'Invisible' poo blood makes you more likely to suffer an early death

Dundee University tracked the survival of around 2,700 people whose FOTB test showed up as positive over a period of 16 years. Their findings were published in the journal Gut....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:57:55
Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling leech from a man's nose
Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling leech from a man's nose

Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling leech from a man's nose

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The footage was filmed in Nghe An, a province in the north of the country, around 186 miles (300km) south of the capital Hanoi....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:50:09
Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant
Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant

Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant

New York nutritionist Juliana Shalek revealed the surprising foods you should avoid while pregnant - and the healthy alternatives to swap for so you don't miss out for nine months....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:23:08
Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations
Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations

Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations

More than half the health boards in England refuse NHS funding for the 45-minute procedure unless patients are in enough agony to ‘impede working life’ or ‘everyday activities’....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:19:35
From silver gel to oats: The unlikely sunburn remedies that really work!
From silver gel to oats: The unlikely sunburn remedies that really work!

From silver gel to oats: The unlikely sunburn remedies that really work!

It’s been one of the longest heatwaves for decades, but inevitably that means a surge in cases of painful sunburn. So, if you're suffering, are you treating it correctly?...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:54:40
Women with high cholesterol may struggle to have more than one child
Women with high cholesterol may struggle to have more than one child

Women with high cholesterol may struggle to have more than one child

The study, published in the BMJ Open journal, tracked Norwegian women aged 20 and over between 1994 and 2003....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:51:36
Marital rows with a spouse are more damaging to men than women
Marital rows with a spouse are more damaging to men than women

Marital rows with a spouse are more damaging to men than women

A 16-year study by US researchers from the universities of Nevada and Michigan has found that arguments may raise stress hormones, which could cause problems down the line...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:51:02
4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person
4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person

4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person

Four-month-old Killy Schultz, from Chesterfield, Virginia, developed a rash and fever within 24 hours back in June. Doctors told his shocked parents he had contracted meningitis....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:04:52
Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy
Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy

Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy

Researchers from Bristol University claim the increasing pressures of modern life are 'amplified' by pregnancy. Chronic stress, sleep deprivation and eating habits may also be to blame....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 04:05:56
Toddler who's spent whole life in hospital walks outside for first time
Toddler who's spent whole life in hospital walks outside for first time

Toddler who's spent whole life in hospital walks outside for first time

Mae Koslow-Vogel, two, from Somerville, Massachusetts, had spent her whole life at Boston Children's Hospital hooked up to a ventilator with a trach due to a rare genetic lung disease....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:31:33
Creating 'designer babies' to enhance looks or intelligence could be 'morally permissible'
Creating 'designer babies' to enhance looks or intelligence could be 'morally permissible'

Creating 'designer babies' to enhance looks or intelligence could be 'morally permissible'

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics in the UK said the key issues in genome editing were the welfare of the future person and the wider impact on society....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:57:49
Would you stick a tube up your nose to stop yourself snoring?
Would you stick a tube up your nose to stop yourself snoring?

Would you stick a tube up your nose to stop yourself snoring?

The device, which you breathe through normally, keeps the airway open during sleep to prevent sleep apnoea, a condition that causes snoring. But would you try it?...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:35:31
ASK THE GP: Why does my scalp hurt if I brush my hair or shower?
ASK THE GP: Why does my scalp hurt if I brush my hair or shower?

ASK THE GP: Why does my scalp hurt if I brush my hair or shower?

The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on a conditional called occipital neuralgia and the treatments for eating disorder anorexia nervosa....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:52:33
Stem cells breakthrough that could help thousands of heart patients 
Stem cells breakthrough that could help thousands of heart patients 

Stem cells breakthrough that could help thousands of heart patients 

After being fitted with a pacemaker for heart failure, Pat Wilkinson, from Gloucester, was not expected to live for long. But now, thanks to a brand new treatment, she has a fresh lease of...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:37:38
The beam of light that heals bed sores and ulcers 
The beam of light that heals bed sores and ulcers 

The beam of light that heals bed sores and ulcers 

Doctors in Salford have built a special lamp with 32 different bulbs, which emit infrared, red or ultraviolet light — together they are thought to speed up healing through different mechan...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:21:38
Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas
Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas

Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas

Dr Janice Juraska, of the University of Illinois, said she was shocked by how clear the impact was, and she would now urge pregnant women to avoid plastics and fragrances of any kind....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:16:02
Are you dehydrated? Dark urine is a sign you should drink more
Are you dehydrated? Dark urine is a sign you should drink more

Are you dehydrated? Dark urine is a sign you should drink more

Dark urine is a sign of dehydration and this colour chart developed by UK sports drink company iPro Sport reveals whether or not you need to drink more water to keep healthy in hot weather...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:52:46
Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public
Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public

Cancer survivor afraid his facial prosthetic may fall off in public

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Sylvain Pharand, from Montreal, was told he had just six months to live when doctors told him a cyst in his left nostril was sinus and lymph node cancer....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:59:51
Wellness experts reveal their 11 self-care tips
Wellness experts reveal their 11 self-care tips

Wellness experts reveal their 11 self-care tips

UK-based wellness experts Nadia Narain and her sister Katia Narain Phillips reveal 11 top tips for feeling better in your own skin as they launch their new book, Self-Care for the Real Wo...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:19:53
Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain!
Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain!

Fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain!

Researchers at Aberdeen University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences led the rodent study, considered the largest of its kind. It was published in the journal Cell Metabolism....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:17:07
Loneliness is contagious and here's how to beat it
Loneliness is contagious and here's how to beat it

Loneliness is contagious and here's how to beat it

Olivia Remes, a mental health researcher at the University of Cambridge, explains even non-lonely people can feel lonely after spending time with lonely people. But there are ways to chang...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:11:36
A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms
A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms

A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms

Catching biomarkers for cancer in a blood test often comes down to luck. But Stanford researchers have developed a magnetic wire that would attract broken-off cells like a fridge magnet....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:44:04
South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck
South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck

South Dakota woman has humongous lump of fat sliced out of her neck

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Sandra Lee, a famous internet dermatologist known as Dr Pimple Popper, met Melissa from Sioux Falls in South Dakota to remove a gigantic lipoma from her shoulder....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:16:33
Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9
Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9

Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9

Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists tested the effects of Crispr on both mouse and human cells in the laboratory. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07:15
Health policy researcher describes his OWN costly and confusing experience of childbirth in America
Health policy researcher describes his OWN costly and confusing experience of childbirth in America

Health policy researcher describes his OWN costly and confusing experience of childbirth in America

Simon F Haeder teaches health policy in the Department of Political Sciences at West Virginia University. He tried to pre-empt all the costs he and his wife would face. But it got out of h...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:56:04
Woman, 29, has lumps sliced off her ears by Dr Pimple Popper after piercings left her disfigured
Woman, 29, has lumps sliced off her ears by Dr Pimple Popper after piercings left her disfigured

Woman, 29, has lumps sliced off her ears by Dr Pimple Popper after piercings left her disfigured

Amber, 29, from Los Angeles, developed keloid scars on both her earlobes after having piercings which healed badly. Dr Sandra Lee, aka Dr Pimple Popper, cut off the growths in her new show...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:42:28
The children destined to die, turn blind or fight a lifetime of ailments
The children destined to die, turn blind or fight a lifetime of ailments

The children destined to die, turn blind or fight a lifetime of ailments

EXCLUSIVE: Rare genetic diseases that receive little scientific funding have robbed Megan, twins Luis and Kian, Jackson and Kaileb, from various parts of England, of normal upbringings....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:57:58
Arthritis sufferers are being offered £6,000 stem cell 'wonder treatments'
Arthritis sufferers are being offered £6,000 stem cell 'wonder treatments'

Arthritis sufferers are being offered £6,000 stem cell 'wonder treatments'

Private clinics are tempting Britain’s ten million arthritis sufferers with a procedure called Lipogems which removes fat from a patient’s stomach and injects it into joints in the hope of...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:44:21
Mother-of-three, 32, dies days after giving birth to her son due to a pregnancy-related infection
Mother-of-three, 32, dies days after giving birth to her son due to a pregnancy-related infection

Mother-of-three, 32, dies days after giving birth to her son due to a pregnancy-related infection

Lindsay Crosby, of Simsbury, Connecticut, had her son, Nolan, on June 24. Eight days later, she fell ill and was taken to hospital, where she was diagnosed with group A Steptococcus and se...
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:44:50
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Keep your blood sugar in check... even if your're not diabetic 
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Keep your blood sugar in check... even if your're not diabetic 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Keep your blood sugar in check... even if your're not diabetic 

For the past few weeks I’ve written about ways to age-proof your body. This week is all about the vital importance of keeping your blood sugar levels in check, writes DR MICHAEL MOSLEY....
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:00:07
How banning booze for just one month can boost your body
How banning booze for just one month can boost your body

How banning booze for just one month can boost your body

A study conducted by Prof Kevin Moore of the Royal Free Hospital in London followed three groups of women over the course of a month where they all gave up alcohol as part of a Channel 4 s...
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:35:32
MATT ROBERTS: Mix up HIIT for max benefits... how to improve your fitness even in later life 
MATT ROBERTS: Mix up HIIT for max benefits... how to improve your fitness even in later life 

MATT ROBERTS: Mix up HIIT for max benefits... how to improve your fitness even in later life 

MATT ROBERTS this week advises a 70-year-old man who is seeking advise about doing high-intensity interval training while on a bicycle, picture posed by model....
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:19:39
Where you live could make you 21 TIMES more likely to wait too long for NHS treatment
Where you live could make you 21 TIMES more likely to wait too long for NHS treatment

Where you live could make you 21 TIMES more likely to wait too long for NHS treatment

Data from NHS England reveals two thirds of hospital trusts across the country are failing to meet targets of treating 92 per cent of patients within 18 weeks of them being referred by a d...
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 08:07:16
Eating one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness
Eating one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness

Eating one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness

Researchers from the University of Sydney found that snacking on the popular citrus fruit reduces people's risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, which affects central vision...
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 01:53:01
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: What can we all learn from the Thai coach lost in a cave?
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: What can we all learn from the Thai coach lost in a cave?

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: What can we all learn from the Thai coach lost in a cave?

While he’s faced harsh criticism from some for leading the boys into the cave, to many Thais Ekapol Chanthawong, the 25-year-old coach of the Wild Boars team, is no less a hero than the re...
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 01:48:14
Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns after touching toxic plant
Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns after touching toxic plant

Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns after touching toxic plant

Alex Childress, who is gardening for his summer job in Virginia, saw a weed on Tuesday that looked like it should be pulled out. It turned out to be hogweed, which can cause blindness....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 23:26:49
New York health officials say recreational marijuana should be LEGAL
New York health officials say recreational marijuana should be LEGAL

New York health officials say recreational marijuana should be LEGAL

The report commissioned by Andrew Cuomo found the drug does induce laziness, may damage the lungs and may exacerbate mental illnesses, but that the benefits outweigh the harms....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 21:12:30
Can't get off the sofa or stop eating comfort food? Take this quiz to reveal YOUR health personality
Can't get off the sofa or stop eating comfort food? Take this quiz to reveal YOUR health personality

Can't get off the sofa or stop eating comfort food? Take this quiz to reveal YOUR health personality

A recent survey found millions of us eat our emotions, and 60 percent don't know how to quit the habit. Psychologist Dr Meg Arroll explains how to work out your specific needs....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:21:35
People struggling to sleep as longest heatwave in 42 years continues
People struggling to sleep as longest heatwave in 42 years continues

People struggling to sleep as longest heatwave in 42 years continues

Experts say more people are struggling to sleep as the weather remains hot in the UK, because there are specific temperatures at which our bodies sleep best – they recommend freezing water...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:29:16
Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans
Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans

Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans

Footballers who could convincingly simulate or exaggerate pain such as Neymar (pictured) may have had a survival advantage, according to research from the University of Sussex....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:28:31
New York mother cares for her baby with Harlequin ichthyosis
New York mother cares for her baby with Harlequin ichthyosis

New York mother cares for her baby with Harlequin ichthyosis

Anna, from New York, suffers from Harlequin ichthyosis, which causes the baby's red skin to shed every day, as well as putting the youngster at risk of life-threatening infections....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:19:08
How to prevent carbon monoxide in your home
How to prevent carbon monoxide in your home

How to prevent carbon monoxide in your home

Christine Cowie, an air quality researcher at the University of Sydney, breaks down the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to reduce those risks in your kitchen....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:56:14
Blogger becomes first UK woman to get a £6K robotic hair transplant
Blogger becomes first UK woman to get a £6K robotic hair transplant

Blogger becomes first UK woman to get a £6K robotic hair transplant

EXCLUSIVE: Samantha Dewhurst, 25, from Manchester, explained how she first noticed her forehead area getting larger about 18 months ago, due to her hairline moving backwards....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:43:41
Nutritionist Ricky Hay reveals how to stop sweating in a heatwave
Nutritionist Ricky Hay reveals how to stop sweating in a heatwave

Nutritionist Ricky Hay reveals how to stop sweating in a heatwave

UK-based nutritionist Rick Hay reveals his secrets to staying sweat-free during hot summer days, and says eating light, refreshing meals and fruits is key to keeping your body cool....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:32:14
Legalizing same-sex marriage improved health for gay men
Legalizing same-sex marriage improved health for gay men

Legalizing same-sex marriage improved health for gay men

A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that legalizing same-sex marriage improved health care access for gay men but did not improve their mental health...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:14:35
Scientists discover the best time to have sex when trying for a baby
Scientists discover the best time to have sex when trying for a baby

Scientists discover the best time to have sex when trying for a baby

University Hospital Zurich experts analysed semen samples from 7,068 men undergoing fertility treatment to make the conclusion, published in the journal Chronobiology International....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:05:39
Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick
Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick

Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick

Researchers in the Czech Republic uncovered proof ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, may prefer type A blood. Supermodel Bella Hadid has often spoken about her b...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:38:13
Eating fruit and vegetables could slash asthma risk by up to a THIRD
Eating fruit and vegetables could slash asthma risk by up to a THIRD

Eating fruit and vegetables could slash asthma risk by up to a THIRD

Researchers from Paris 13 University found men and women who eat a healthy diet are significantly less likely to suffer from the symptoms of asthma, whether they have the condition already...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:25:44
Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD
Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD

Concussions are more damaging to athletes with ADHD

Head-hits are known to increase the risk of mental health issues and disorders like CTE which causes dementia. But a new South Carolina study shows that risk goes up in athletes with ADHD....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:59:26
Victorian-style chalk slates help GCSE children get ahead by two months
Victorian-style chalk slates help GCSE children get ahead by two months

Victorian-style chalk slates help GCSE children get ahead by two months

When looking at 25,000 GCSE students at 140 different schools across the UK, pupils that were using miniature chalkboards to answer questions performed much better academically (stock)...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:05:05
Boy, 5, remembered in tear-jerking hilarious obituary he wrote for himself
Boy, 5, remembered in tear-jerking hilarious obituary he wrote for himself

Boy, 5, remembered in tear-jerking hilarious obituary he wrote for himself

Garrett Michael Matthias, of Iowa, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Stage 4 Alveolar Fusion Negative Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), in September last year. He died on June 6....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:53:52
Saturated fats in dairy do not increase the risk of heart disease
Saturated fats in dairy do not increase the risk of heart disease

Saturated fats in dairy do not increase the risk of heart disease

Researchers from the University of Texas, Houston, found that eating full-fat dairy actually reduces the risk of dying from stroke by 42 percent. Yet guidelines recommend low-fat options....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:19:07
French woman perforates her bowel in 4 places
French woman perforates her bowel in 4 places

French woman perforates her bowel in 4 places

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The woman is believed to be from Paimers, in the south west of France, 43 miles (69km) south of Toulouse. The tale was published in BMJ Case Reports....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:13:38
Why do you blink when there is a sudden loud noise close by?
Why do you blink when there is a sudden loud noise close by?

Why do you blink when there is a sudden loud noise close by?

Blinking when you hear a sudden loud noise is a natural reflex caused by the body trying to protect itself from falling or flying objects, according to a scientist at the University of Mel...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:30:30
Do YOU leave the toilet seat up when you flush? Be warned!
Do YOU leave the toilet seat up when you flush? Be warned!

Do YOU leave the toilet seat up when you flush? Be warned!

Charles Gerba, a professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona, said: 'You get a good spray out of the toilet area.' This is known as the 'aerosol effect' to some scientists....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:15:48
Mother slams Asda sun cream after son's 'excruciating' burns
Mother slams Asda sun cream after son's 'excruciating' burns

Mother slams Asda sun cream after son's 'excruciating' burns

Nicola Hadley, 47, from West Bromwich, claims her son Aaron Boyes, 10, was left badly burned despite using Asda Protect Kids Factor 50 sun cream earlier this month during the heatwave....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:59:53
Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds
Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds

Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds

Researchers from Shahid Sadoughi University in Yazd, Iran, found that the popular milkshake allows athletes to intensely exercise for around six minutes longer than sports drink without ti...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:57:57
NHS posters remind surgeons to check they have the right patient
NHS posters remind surgeons to check they have the right patient

NHS posters remind surgeons to check they have the right patient

This comes after the Oxford University John Radcliffe and Churchill hospitals had four mishaps in May and June. One incident saw surgeons inserting an endoscopy into the wrong patient....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:52:22
Smokers up to 45% more likely to suffer from irregular heart beats
Smokers up to 45% more likely to suffer from irregular heart beats

Smokers up to 45% more likely to suffer from irregular heart beats

Researchers from Imperial College London found that for every 10 cigarettes smoked a day, the risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation, which is a cause of stroke, increases by 14 per ce...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:45:23
Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis
Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis

Kikkan Randall, 35, revealed on social media on Tuesday that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer. She say the 'prognosis is good because the cancer was 'caught early'....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:18:27
Heavy drinking leads to heart attacks causing toxic iron to build up
Heavy drinking leads to heart attacks causing toxic iron to build up

Heavy drinking leads to heart attacks causing toxic iron to build up

Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University found women from regions where alcohol consumption is high have greater iron levels in their bodies and are more likely to die from heart issues....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:22:41
Cinnamon could treat bacterial infections, claim scientists
Cinnamon could treat bacterial infections, claim scientists

Cinnamon could treat bacterial infections, claim scientists

Swinburne University of Technology researchers tested cinnamaldehyde's ability to break up biofilms - which act as a shield against antibiotics - that form over bacteria to help it spread....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:11:56
Girl who missed years of school fighting cancer is voted prom queen
Girl who missed years of school fighting cancer is voted prom queen

Girl who missed years of school fighting cancer is voted prom queen

Charlotte Jenkins, 16, from Stockport in Greater Manchester battled against a rare form of acute myeloid leukaemia to be able to sit her GCSEs and go to her end of school prom....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:55:45
Half the country is trying to lose weight, CDC figures reveal
Half the country is trying to lose weight, CDC figures reveal

Half the country is trying to lose weight, CDC figures reveal

Women are making more of an effort than men, and richer people are more likely to make their weight a priority than lower-income people, the new CDC report found....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:44:12
More than 400 overseas trainee GPs could be thrown out of England
More than 400 overseas trainee GPs could be thrown out of England

More than 400 overseas trainee GPs could be thrown out of England

According to an NHS email seen by journalists the health service is 'unlikely' to be able to extend the visas of trainee doctors from outside Europe, and is calling on private practices to...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:59:39
Condition left a New York teacher needing 19 hours of sleep A DAY
Condition left a New York teacher needing 19 hours of sleep A DAY

Condition left a New York teacher needing 19 hours of sleep A DAY

For six years, Kristen Devanna, 27, from Long Island, New York, suffered cracked skin, constantly feeling cold and fatigue so severe she needed to sleep within an hour of waking up....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:42:59
Low levels of psychological distress can increase risk of arthritis
Low levels of psychological distress can increase risk of arthritis

Low levels of psychological distress can increase risk of arthritis

Southampton General Hospital researchers assessed 16,485 British adults over a three-year period to make the conclusion, published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:39:22
75% of black adults develop dangerously high blood pressure before the age of 55, study reveals
75% of black adults develop dangerously high blood pressure before the age of 55, study reveals

75% of black adults develop dangerously high blood pressure before the age of 55, study reveals

A new study, led by the University of Alabama, has found that both black men and women had a 1.5 to two times higher risk for hypertension compared with their white peers....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:03:29
People who write about positive emotions are less likely to go to the doctor, study finds
People who write about positive emotions are less likely to go to the doctor, study finds

People who write about positive emotions are less likely to go to the doctor, study finds

Previous studies have shown benefits of 'getting bad things off your chest' in diary form. But a new study by Northumbria University shows that focusing on the positive reduces stress....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:44:05
French woman, 35, discovers electric shock sensations were caused by tapeworm larvae
French woman, 35, discovers electric shock sensations were caused by tapeworm larvae

French woman, 35, discovers electric shock sensations were caused by tapeworm larvae

A 35-year-old French woman went to hospital complaining of feeling weak and the sensation of electric shocks in her legs, and was told she had tapeworm larvae infecting her spine....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:28:55
211,000 NHS patients have been waiting 6 MONTHS for treatment
211,000 NHS patients have been waiting 6 MONTHS for treatment

211,000 NHS patients have been waiting 6 MONTHS for treatment

Some 4.08 million patients in May were waiting to start treatment - the highest total since 4.19 million in August 2007, according to figures released today by NHS England....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:02:08
PT, 39, forgot this entire family after a cardiac arrest from overtraining stopped his heart
PT, 39, forgot this entire family after a cardiac arrest from overtraining stopped his heart

PT, 39, forgot this entire family after a cardiac arrest from overtraining stopped his heart

Garth Suthurst's heart stopped beating for more than 20 minutes on June 1. The 39-year-old, who is from Manchester, defied the odds after being just an eight per cent chance of survival....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:52:22
How the sex of your baby may predict pregnancy complications!
How the sex of your baby may predict pregnancy complications!

How the sex of your baby may predict pregnancy complications!

Cambridge University researchers discovered the sex of a baby controls levels of a metabolite that plays an important role in all bodily cells in the pregnant mother's blood....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:00:46
Grim footage shows a patient having 22 white hearing aid filters removed
Grim footage shows a patient having 22 white hearing aid filters removed

Grim footage shows a patient having 22 white hearing aid filters removed

Neel Raithatha, who runs a private clinic in Leicestershire, explained the patient was unaware they were lodged inside their ear canal....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:41:40
Woman says going vegan has left her eczema free
Woman says going vegan has left her eczema free

Woman says going vegan has left her eczema free

Victoria Jinks, 26, from Birmingham, says going vegan has almost cured the eczema with which she has suffered since she was born, and which sometimes became so bad her skin bled....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:52:40
Woman's urine infection turned out to be bladder cancer
Woman's urine infection turned out to be bladder cancer

Woman's urine infection turned out to be bladder cancer

Julie Morawaka, 55, a bank manager from Great Wakering in Essex, had her bladder, womb and part of her vagina removed after what she thought was a urine infection turned out to be bladder ...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:06:40
Mother, 39, made the heartbreaking decision to allow her daughter, 14, to go blind
Mother, 39, made the heartbreaking decision to allow her daughter, 14, to go blind

Mother, 39, made the heartbreaking decision to allow her daughter, 14, to go blind

Maisie Doswell, 14, from Rye, East Sussex, is one of just 30-to-40 people in the world to suffer from Myhre syndrome, which caused her to grow pubic hair at six and start her period at sev...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:27:59
Trendy superfood ‘red dates’ from Asia KILL cancer cells in the lab, study finds
Trendy superfood ‘red dates’ from Asia KILL cancer cells in the lab, study finds

Trendy superfood ‘red dates’ from Asia KILL cancer cells in the lab, study finds

EXCLUSIVE Researchers from the Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, found that compounds in jujube fruits programme lung, breast and prostate cancer cells to kill themselves in the lab....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:45:53
Victoria woman diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant at age 29
Victoria woman diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant at age 29

Victoria woman diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant at age 29

When Liana Purser, from Victoria, discovered she was pregnant at 29, she and her husband were overjoyed. But a diagnosis of aggressive breast cancer shattered their world....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:40:12
Expert reveals which foods could help you life a longer life 
Expert reveals which foods could help you life a longer life 

Expert reveals which foods could help you life a longer life 

A healthy diet doesn't always mean you need to give up your favourite foods. Australian dietitian Dr Joanna McMillan reveals chocolate and wine are just some you can eat for a longer life....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 02:46:04
Middle aged Britons are the most miserable and least fulfilled people in the country
Middle aged Britons are the most miserable and least fulfilled people in the country

Middle aged Britons are the most miserable and least fulfilled people in the country

A national happiness survey has revealed that 45 to 59-year-olds are the most miserable in the country. Young educated, married people are thought to be among the happiest....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:16:25
Single injection could cure both obesity and type 2 diabetes
Single injection could cure both obesity and type 2 diabetes

Single injection could cure both obesity and type 2 diabetes

Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona found that injecting a hormone, known as FGF21, causes weight loss and greater insulin sensitivity in rodents....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:02:39
IVF alone does NOT increase a woman's risk of breast, ovarian or womb cancer, study finds
IVF alone does NOT increase a woman's risk of breast, ovarian or womb cancer, study finds

IVF alone does NOT increase a woman's risk of breast, ovarian or womb cancer, study finds

Researchers from University College London found that women are only more likely to develop such conditions after IVF if they have other risk factors for them, such as a family history of ...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:30:46
Cocaine users are relying on Apple Watches to monitor heart rate
Cocaine users are relying on Apple Watches to monitor heart rate

Cocaine users are relying on Apple Watches to monitor heart rate

Tech workers have admitted to going on cocaine binges, checking their Apple Watches to monitor their state. But those devices only check heart rate, while cocaine triggers other effects....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:10:23
Tiny baseball fan throws out MLB first pitches with robotic hand
Tiny baseball fan throws out MLB first pitches with robotic hand

Tiny baseball fan throws out MLB first pitches with robotic hand

Hailey Dawson, 8, (main) from Las Vegas, was born with Poland Syndrome, leaving her right hand (inset) missing three fingers; she is throwing out pitches at MLB stadiums using her robotic ...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:19:11
Blood pressure linked to Alzheimer's: Higher than average reading raises risk by 46%, study warns
Blood pressure linked to Alzheimer's: Higher than average reading raises risk by 46%, study warns

Blood pressure linked to Alzheimer's: Higher than average reading raises risk by 46%, study warns

Scientists from Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Chicago found a link between high blood pressure and brain tangles, but taking blood pressure medications did not make any difference....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:11:54
Plastic surgeon on how Kylie Jenner's lip fillers are dissolved
Plastic surgeon on how Kylie Jenner's lip fillers are dissolved

Plastic surgeon on how Kylie Jenner's lip fillers are dissolved

Kylie Jenner revealed in an Instagram post last week that she had her lip fillers removed. A plastic surgeon told Daily Mail Online that the process can be undone via a one-time injection....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:07:53
Footballers who head the ball are at risk of balance problems because the impacts damage their brain
Footballers who head the ball are at risk of balance problems because the impacts damage their brain

Footballers who head the ball are at risk of balance problems because the impacts damage their brain

Researchers from the University of Delaware in the US say repeatedly heading footballs can cause brain damage which can affect people's balance, thinking skills and memory....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:01:46
Fair-skinned people need clothing to lower cancer risk from the sun
Fair-skinned people need clothing to lower cancer risk from the sun

Fair-skinned people need clothing to lower cancer risk from the sun

About one in five people are diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their lifetime, and 100,000 Americans will be diagnosed with malignant melanoma, the most dangerous kind, in 2018....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:59:22
Women should not give themselves 'peegasms', doctors warn
Women should not give themselves 'peegasms', doctors warn

Women should not give themselves 'peegasms', doctors warn

A man asked users of an online forum if they also have so-called 'p*** shivers' after his girlfriend told him releasing urine causes her to experience shivers 'from her spine to her head'....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:21:02
Your fish may contain toxic chemicals, study reveals
Your fish may contain toxic chemicals, study reveals

Your fish may contain toxic chemicals, study reveals

The University of Pittsburgh study found that farmers are using feed that contains a type of synthetic flame retardant imported from countries 'without advanced food safety regulations'....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:55:22
Living in countries with less sun may boost your risk of OCD
Living in countries with less sun may boost your risk of OCD

Living in countries with less sun may boost your risk of OCD

Researchers at Binghamton University in New York say people who live farther from the equator or who sleep more during the day are more likely to develop obsessive compulsive disorder....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:54:35
California woman says she was denied a manicure because of her Lupus
California woman says she was denied a manicure because of her Lupus

California woman says she was denied a manicure because of her Lupus

Jeniffer Dreyer Brown, from Laguna Niguel, California, shared an emotional video in which she said she was left embarrassed after being refused a manicure over her lupus scars....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:24:48
Cases of 'Victorian' scarlet fever soar to highest levels in 60 years
Cases of 'Victorian' scarlet fever soar to highest levels in 60 years

Cases of 'Victorian' scarlet fever soar to highest levels in 60 years

Public Health England figures show 26,745 have been struck down by scarlet fever already this year, after 27 just weeks. Cases of measles are twice as high as last year....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:15:40
Stop relying on multivitamins: Supplements do nothing for your heart health
Stop relying on multivitamins: Supplements do nothing for your heart health

Stop relying on multivitamins: Supplements do nothing for your heart health

The paper by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham looked at data on 2,000 people over 12 years and found supplements had no impact at all on heart health....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:36:11
Eating raspberries may slash your risk of heart disease
Eating raspberries may slash your risk of heart disease

Eating raspberries may slash your risk of heart disease

Kings College London experts led the study, which involved scientists from German and Spanish universities. The findings were published in the Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:29:02
NHS to screen newborns in search for a type 1 diabetes cure
NHS to screen newborns in search for a type 1 diabetes cure

NHS to screen newborns in search for a type 1 diabetes cure

Feeding babies powdered insulin could stop them ever developing type 1 diabetes, according to scientists who are beginning an NHS screening programme in England's Thames Valley....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:57:03
The first 3D colour X-ray: Scientists create a scan that takes the clearest pictures yet
The first 3D colour X-ray: Scientists create a scan that takes the clearest pictures yet

The first 3D colour X-ray: Scientists create a scan that takes the clearest pictures yet

Researchers from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, claim that colour X-rays allow doctors to identify markers of diseases, such as raised fat and calcium levels....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:45:31
Hemsworth mother releases scan of a HUGE fracture in her son's skull
Hemsworth mother releases scan of a HUGE fracture in her son's skull

Hemsworth mother releases scan of a HUGE fracture in her son's skull

Vicki Riley, of Hemsworth in West Yorkshire, is issuing the warning after her 13-year-old son Jack was taken to hospital and rushed into theatre for surgery after his accident....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:31:03
Optical illusion reveals easily skewed perception of colour
Optical illusion reveals easily skewed perception of colour

Optical illusion reveals easily skewed perception of colour

Researchers from Harvard University in Massachusetts have developed a new optical illusion that will have you questioning the difference between blue and purple....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:31:01
How to be a mindful eater according to a psychologist
How to be a mindful eater according to a psychologist

How to be a mindful eater according to a psychologist

Megan Lee, a psychology tutor at Southern Cross University, warns restrictive lifestyles fuel obsession that lead to weight gain and breaks down healthier habits that will control your wai...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:19:37
Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet
Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet

Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet

Bologna University scientists led the study of nearly 1,150 volunteers, believed to be the first long-term analysis of the diet's impact of bone health in older adults....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:49:55
Warning to women over dangerous STI that could lead to infertility
Warning to women over dangerous STI that could lead to infertility

Warning to women over dangerous STI that could lead to infertility

Women have been warned about the spread of an increasingly dangerous 'stealth' sexually transmitted infection that makes women infertile....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:22:36
Immunologist reveals why snot is green
Immunologist reveals why snot is green

Immunologist reveals why snot is green

It is a curiosity but not a question you're likely to ask your doctor – Kim Murphy, a researcher from Monash University in Australia, explains why green snot means your immune system's wor...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 12:06:36
The 'little scarecrow' with an untameable mane: Youngster has uncombable hair syndrome
The 'little scarecrow' with an untameable mane: Youngster has uncombable hair syndrome

The 'little scarecrow' with an untameable mane: Youngster has uncombable hair syndrome

Holly Wright, four, from Northallerton, North Yorkshire, has uncombable hair syndrome, which affects only 100 people worldwide and counts Albert Einstein as a sufferer....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:47:42
NHS GP: Doctors should prescribe music therapy and acupuncture
NHS GP: Doctors should prescribe music therapy and acupuncture

NHS GP: Doctors should prescribe music therapy and acupuncture

EXCLUSIVE: Laura Marshall-Andrews, who runs a pioneering surgery in Brighton, believes the decision would boost the mental health of thousands....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:52:43
Scottish NHS figures show brain damage from alcohol at a high
Scottish NHS figures show brain damage from alcohol at a high

Scottish NHS figures show brain damage from alcohol at a high

Nearly two Scottish people per day need hospital treatment for brain damage caused by drinking too much alcohol, according to official figures revealed by a Scottish health minister....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:46:36
How you can protect yourself from mosquitos bites
How you can protect yourself from mosquitos bites

How you can protect yourself from mosquitos bites

Horrifying video has captured mosquitoes trying to reach human skin through a net. With 2018 said to be the worst year ever for mosquito bites, two experts reveal how you can protect yours...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:48:05
Mother-to-be shares a photo of her hairy stomach during pregnancy
Mother-to-be shares a photo of her hairy stomach during pregnancy

Mother-to-be shares a photo of her hairy stomach during pregnancy

The list of pregnancy side effects are endless. But one not so many might be familiar with includes a hairy stomach, which was the case for Australian journalist, Monique Bowley....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 08:10:55
Health chiefs back brave Tessa Jowell’s last wish for ‘gold standard’ cancer test
Health chiefs back brave Tessa Jowell’s last wish for ‘gold standard’ cancer test

Health chiefs back brave Tessa Jowell’s last wish for ‘gold standard’ cancer test

One of the final requests of the late Dame Tessa Jowell is to be honoured in new official guidance on brain tumour care....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:11:02
Mom explains why she shared photo of her daughter's final moments
Mom explains why she shared photo of her daughter's final moments

Mom explains why she shared photo of her daughter's final moments

Casey Daggett, of Fairport, New York, is opening up about her decision to share a photo of the final moments of her daughter, Zoey, before she passed away from a rare, terminal brain tumor...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 02:42:48
Dr Kay tells of when a woman had a Kinder Egg stuck in her vagina
Dr Kay tells of when a woman had a Kinder Egg stuck in her vagina

Dr Kay tells of when a woman had a Kinder Egg stuck in her vagina

An unnamed woman, believed to be from the UK, took advantage of the leap year tradition and popped the question to her boyfriend one February 29. While in her vagina, the egg got stuck....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 02:00:02
Finding work a struggle in the heat? Scientists discover why
Finding work a struggle in the heat? Scientists discover why

Finding work a struggle in the heat? Scientists discover why

Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School say heatwaves can affect people's ability to think similarly to the freezing temperatures which cause hypothermia....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:55:41
Clumsy children perform worse at school with poorer reading, writing and maths skills
Clumsy children perform worse at school with poorer reading, writing and maths skills

Clumsy children perform worse at school with poorer reading, writing and maths skills

Researchers at Leeds University tested more than 300 children aged four to 11 with a series of computer tasks and found pupils with good coordination were months ahead of their peers....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:06:47
Woman's tells of how her itchy skin turned out to be cancer
Woman's tells of how her itchy skin turned out to be cancer

Woman's tells of how her itchy skin turned out to be cancer

Lauren Chiarello, 33, from New York City, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December 2007 after experiencing severe itching. She went into remission but it returned again in 2009....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:52:26
Hope for menopausal women: Scientists find how to banish hot flashes
Hope for menopausal women: Scientists find how to banish hot flashes

Hope for menopausal women: Scientists find how to banish hot flashes

Scientists at the University of Washington have shown we could target a neuron rather than estrogen levels with drugs. Hormone replacement therapy reduces hot flashes but increases stroke ...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:17:19
UK children consume energy drinks more than anywhere else in Europe
UK children consume energy drinks more than anywhere else in Europe

UK children consume energy drinks more than anywhere else in Europe

A Government report states that nearly 70 per cent of children aged 10-to-17 years old in the UK consume energy drinks, having around 50 per cent more than the EU average....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:40:18
9/11 first responders cannot get compensated for higher stroke risk
9/11 first responders cannot get compensated for higher stroke risk

9/11 first responders cannot get compensated for higher stroke risk

Neither exposure to dust from the site, nor depression explained the elevated risk, researchers note in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:21:35
Working night shifts drives up the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease:
Working night shifts drives up the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease:

Working night shifts drives up the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease:

A new study from the University of Washington and the University of Surrey has found that working night shift disrupts the peripheral clocks found in your body's tissues such as the liver ...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 21:35:31
Twitter reacts to Matt Hancock becoming the new Health Secretary
Twitter reacts to Matt Hancock becoming the new Health Secretary

Twitter reacts to Matt Hancock becoming the new Health Secretary

Former Culture Secretary Matt Hancock took over the reign at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 20:36:57
NJ man may lose all his limbs to flesh-eating bacteria after crab-fishing
NJ man may lose all his limbs to flesh-eating bacteria after crab-fishing

NJ man may lose all his limbs to flesh-eating bacteria after crab-fishing

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Angel Perez, 60, of New Jersey, contracted a flesh-eating bacteria that has spread to his blood and all of his limbs - and doctors may be forced to amputate....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 20:08:46
Woman breaks a bone in her eye socket by blowing her nose too hard
Woman breaks a bone in her eye socket by blowing her nose too hard

Woman breaks a bone in her eye socket by blowing her nose too hard

A woman went to A&E at North Middlesex University Hospital in North London after she blew her nose so hard it bled and her eye became painful and swollen because she had broken her eye soc...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:48:11
Curry powder could fight cancer by slowing the growth of tumours
Curry powder could fight cancer by slowing the growth of tumours

Curry powder could fight cancer by slowing the growth of tumours

Researchers at the University of California say a chemical from curry powder – curcumin – can potentially make cancer drugs more powerful and slow the growth of cancerous tumours....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:46:42
Thai boys and their coach may be at risk of 'cave disease'
Thai boys and their coach may be at risk of 'cave disease'

Thai boys and their coach may be at risk of 'cave disease'

Dr Petrina Craine, an emergency medicine resident physician in Oakland, California, warned speleonosis, or cave disease, can cause death, in extreme circumstances....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 18:45:29
Pregnant mother who drank TWO glasses of wine in one night reveals her husband 'hit the roof'
Pregnant mother who drank TWO glasses of wine in one night reveals her husband 'hit the roof'

Pregnant mother who drank TWO glasses of wine in one night reveals her husband 'hit the roof'

A mother has taken to parenting forum Netmums to ask for advice after her husband accused her of risking their unborn baby's health because she drank two glasses of wine in one night....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:01:22
Hope for multiple sclerosis treatment as scientists say limiting calories could reduce symptoms
Hope for multiple sclerosis treatment as scientists say limiting calories could reduce symptoms

Hope for multiple sclerosis treatment as scientists say limiting calories could reduce symptoms

Researchers at Washington University in St Louis are starting a trial to examine whether reducing people's calorie intake could help to relieve their multiple sclerosis symptoms....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:47:12
Sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein on how to make a 'sleep break-up' work
Sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein on how to make a 'sleep break-up' work

Sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein on how to make a 'sleep break-up' work

Sydney's sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein revealed her tips to make a 'sleep break-up' work for you - and how you can tell your partner about the sleeping arrangement without hurting their fe...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:45:46
Expert reveals 7 dieting mistakes that can stop weight loss
Expert reveals 7 dieting mistakes that can stop weight loss

Expert reveals 7 dieting mistakes that can stop weight loss

Many people struggle with dieting and find they don't lose weight as quickly or as effectively as they had hoped. Psychologist Louise Atkinson writes for Healthista to explain why your die...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:28:33
Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots

Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots

Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:18:16
Want to learn a new skill? Exercise for 15 minutes after to lock-in that memory
Want to learn a new skill? Exercise for 15 minutes after to lock-in that memory

Want to learn a new skill? Exercise for 15 minutes after to lock-in that memory

The research by McGill University shows that a short jog or cycle ride helps to lock-in your memory of what you just learned by increasing brain connectivity and efficiency....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:54:48
Surgeon who works day and night to help women in pain
Surgeon who works day and night to help women in pain

Surgeon who works day and night to help women in pain

Dr Sohier Elneil, from London, is the latest medical professional to be nominated for our annual NHS Health Heroes award. This is her extraordinary story...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:42:12
Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY's 5:2 diet recipes 
Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY's 5:2 diet recipes 

Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY's 5:2 diet recipes 

Today’s installment is a ten-point plan of well-proven ways to ensure you keep a youthful mind – and perhaps even stave off dementia....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:39:39
Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia
Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia

Vitamin D does NOT protect against dementia

Researchers from the University of Adelaide claim there is 'no convincing evidence' so-called sunshine supplements protect people from brain disorders....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:02:10
More than 80% of killer mosquitoes are WIPED OUT in Australian trial
More than 80% of killer mosquitoes are WIPED OUT in Australian trial

More than 80% of killer mosquitoes are WIPED OUT in Australian trial

Australian researchers purposely bred around 20 million non-biting male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes for the experiment. The killer insects were infected with Wolbachia bacteria, which renders...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:43:46
7 sneaky things things to avoid when dining out on a diet
7 sneaky things things to avoid when dining out on a diet

7 sneaky things things to avoid when dining out on a diet

FEMAIL rounds up signs that a dish has a lot of calories. Diners shouldn't assume salads are the healthiest option, since toppings and dressing can make them more calorie than burgers....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 13:12:32
Married people are less likely to break bones in their old age, study finds
Married people are less likely to break bones in their old age, study finds

Married people are less likely to break bones in their old age, study finds

Married couples are less likely to suffer from broken bones in their old age, a study has found, and experts think it might be because they are better at taking care of their health and li...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:55:57
UK girl born without an eye has one created from her own STOMACH FAT
UK girl born without an eye has one created from her own STOMACH FAT

UK girl born without an eye has one created from her own STOMACH FAT

Myah Hauxwell, three, from Mansfield, Nottingham, was born with microphthalmia, or small eye syndrome, which left her blind in one eye. Previous prosthetics caused her face to droop....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:19:04
Victory for the Mail! Officials SUSPEND the use of vaginal mesh
Victory for the Mail! Officials SUSPEND the use of vaginal mesh

Victory for the Mail! Officials SUSPEND the use of vaginal mesh

NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care has accepted an immediate suspension of vaginal mesh for the procedure, called for by Baroness Julia Cumberlege....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 09:13:05
Patients could be put at risk by trainee doctors who are exhausted before they even start work
Patients could be put at risk by trainee doctors who are exhausted before they even start work

Patients could be put at risk by trainee doctors who are exhausted before they even start work

Nearly a third of trainee doctors in the UK are exhausted before they even start work, and a quarter feel burnt out by their jobs, according to a poll by the General Medical Council....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:54:45
Chatting to colleagues benefits people's wellbeing just as much as close friendships, study finds
Chatting to colleagues benefits people's wellbeing just as much as close friendships, study finds

Chatting to colleagues benefits people's wellbeing just as much as close friendships, study finds

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, believe the interactions with acquaintances protect against stress and encourage people to lead healthier lifestyles....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:52:00
Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious
Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious

Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious

Palliative sedation is when a patient who is terminally is given enough sedatives to render them unconscious. Although it is legal in all 50 states, it is controversial and some liken it e...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:47:22
Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report
Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report

Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report

Rates of obesity in boys are highest in Greece, where more than a third of 11 year olds are either obese or overweight. Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands have the lowest rates....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 08:10:39
Sex addiction IS a mental-health disorder, declare WHO
Sex addiction IS a mental-health disorder, declare WHO

Sex addiction IS a mental-health disorder, declare WHO

The updated guidelines are scheduled to be presented to all WHO member states at their annual assembly in May 2019. It is aimed the new classifications will come into effect in 2022....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:43:46
All you need to know about your pulse and what a normal heart rate is
All you need to know about your pulse and what a normal heart rate is

All you need to know about your pulse and what a normal heart rate is

Anna Beale, a PhD candidate in cardiology at Monash University, and Shane Nanayakkara, a cardiologist at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, explain what a normal heart rate is....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 06:35:43
When will you die? A new blood test could reveal how long you have left to live
When will you die? A new blood test could reveal how long you have left to live

When will you die? A new blood test could reveal how long you have left to live

The Yale University researchers insist their measurements offer the most accurate and easy-to-interpret result of any study to date since they used factors measured in an annual physical....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 02:25:03
Top doctors call for allowing women to take abortion pill in the comfort of their own home
Top doctors call for allowing women to take abortion pill in the comfort of their own home

Top doctors call for allowing women to take abortion pill in the comfort of their own home

Leading doctors have called for women to be allowed to take abortion pills at home. Currently, women are required to take the two tablets in a clinic or hospital supervised by a nurse....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 02:03:33
New implant that can warn if you're about to have a heart attack
New implant that can warn if you're about to have a heart attack

New implant that can warn if you're about to have a heart attack

The tiny metal tube is a type of stent, very similar to those implanted in thousands of people in the UK every year to open up clogged arteries....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:26:00
Nutritionist shares the foods you should eat and avoid at night
Nutritionist shares the foods you should eat and avoid at night

Nutritionist shares the foods you should eat and avoid at night

Everyone loves an after dinner snack, but there are a number of popular treats that are significantly impacting the quality of your sleep. Australian dietitian Susie Burrell reveals the wo...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:20:24
Heart muscle can be regenerated to prevent organ failure
Heart muscle can be regenerated to prevent organ failure

Heart muscle can be regenerated to prevent organ failure

Researchers from Oxford University found that injecting a protein after heart attacks significantly reduces the amount of damaged heart muscle and allows the organ to pump as normal....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:13:01
Madrid woman dies of intoxication from cleaning products
Madrid woman dies of intoxication from cleaning products

Madrid woman dies of intoxication from cleaning products

The woman called the emergency services at 3pm on Monday from her home in Madrid saying she had been cleaning for two hours and felt faint. She was found in cardiac arrest and later declar...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:24:43
People born after June are less likely to be obese
People born after June are less likely to be obese

People born after June are less likely to be obese

The Zurich ETH University research suggests that when people make love in a colder climate their children will be blessed by carrying more of a substance called brown fat....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:06:58
Don't throw away strawberry leaves - they can be good for you!
Don't throw away strawberry leaves - they can be good for you!

Don't throw away strawberry leaves - they can be good for you!

To give your health an extra boost, put the vegetable peeler back in the drawer — for those skins, stalks and scrappy bits we chop off fruit and vegetables are often the healthiest bits of...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:03:29
High-tech cancer treatment that saved Ashya King is in Britain
High-tech cancer treatment that saved Ashya King is in Britain

High-tech cancer treatment that saved Ashya King is in Britain

Simon Hardacre, from Gloucestershire, was treated at the Rutherford Cancer Centre in Newport, South Wales, which started giving patients proton beam therapy in April....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 23:03:08
Should we all be worried about mercury fillings?
Should we all be worried about mercury fillings?

Should we all be worried about mercury fillings?

Dentists must restrict the use of mercury amalgam fillings in children under 15, and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, because they are ‘vulnerable groups’. Here's why...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:59:43
ASK THE GP: Help, my wife can't stop burping! Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
ASK THE GP: Help, my wife can't stop burping! Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions

ASK THE GP: Help, my wife can't stop burping! Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions

The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on excessive gas and the devastation of being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:49:45
How a mother saved her son from sepsis
How a mother saved her son from sepsis

How a mother saved her son from sepsis

When Oliver Leather, from Cheltenham, cut his knee during pre-season rugby training, the gash looked like a run-of-the-mill sports injury. It later developed into a near-deadly case of sep...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:49:34
SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: How to get Sandra Bullock’s waistline
SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: How to get Sandra Bullock’s waistline

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: How to get Sandra Bullock’s waistline

Bullock reportedly works out for an hour a day, six days a week, also packing in yoga, conditioning work and Pilates. Here's how you can replicate her shape....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:47:58
New jab to help patients at risk of going blind from common condition
New jab to help patients at risk of going blind from common condition

New jab to help patients at risk of going blind from common condition

Tocilizumab, a drug that targets a chemical responsible for inflammation, could help countless people with giant cell arteritis (GCA)....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 22:40:04
Rescued Thai cave boys could face a lifetime of traumatic memories
Rescued Thai cave boys could face a lifetime of traumatic memories

Rescued Thai cave boys could face a lifetime of traumatic memories

Dr Jennifer Wild, a consultant clinical psychologist at the Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders & Trauma, said such scenarios may bring back traumatic memories for the football team....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 21:43:38
Prestigious medical journal retracts 2 papers
Prestigious medical journal retracts 2 papers

Prestigious medical journal retracts 2 papers

The Lancet - considered one of the most-well known journals - made the rare step of taking down both studies authored by the 59-year-old Italian Paolo Macchiarini....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:24:42
People who see themselves as Albert Einstein suddenly think they are smarter
People who see themselves as Albert Einstein suddenly think they are smarter

People who see themselves as Albert Einstein suddenly think they are smarter

Researchers from the University of Barcelona found that donning a virtual-reality headset that makes users look like the famous physicist causes them to score better on cognitive tests....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:12:42
Daughters’ fury over how their mother, 91, was ‘ill-treated’ at Bupa home
Daughters’ fury over how their mother, 91, was ‘ill-treated’ at Bupa home

Daughters’ fury over how their mother, 91, was ‘ill-treated’ at Bupa home

Sarah Ann Matthews, who had Alzheimers and was 91 when she died, allegedly sustained injuries due to negligence at the Mersey Parks care home in Toxteth, Liverpool....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 17:29:17
A blood test for leukemia? Genetic changes in the blood can be spotted five years before
A blood test for leukemia? Genetic changes in the blood can be spotted five years before

A blood test for leukemia? Genetic changes in the blood can be spotted five years before

The findings by British and Canadian scientists could be a game-changer for the hard-to-treat cancer, allowing doctors to monitor patients' risks in the same way that polyps can be red fla...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:25:01
Babies should be fed solid food from just 3 MONTHS
Babies should be fed solid food from just 3 MONTHS

Babies should be fed solid food from just 3 MONTHS

The King’s College London study - funded by official bodies including the Food Standards Agency and Medical Research Council - could lead to a change in infant feeding guidelines....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:11:54
‘Microbubbles’ loaded with drugs could destroy more than half of hard-to-treat tumours
‘Microbubbles’ loaded with drugs could destroy more than half of hard-to-treat tumours

‘Microbubbles’ loaded with drugs could destroy more than half of hard-to-treat tumours

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a therapy that only targets immune cells that work to fight off tumours and therefore avoids the side effects of treating...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:10:25
Two existing drugs may boost lifespan via common chemo pill
Two existing drugs may boost lifespan via common chemo pill

Two existing drugs may boost lifespan via common chemo pill

A new study conducted by the Mayo Clinic and the National Institute on Aging has found that two existing drugs could extend your lifespan by getting rid of cells that excrete toxic chemica...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:08:00
Mini European kiwi berries called Nergi fruit arrive in UK
Mini European kiwi berries called Nergi fruit arrive in UK

Mini European kiwi berries called Nergi fruit arrive in UK

Nergi fruit will launch in three major supermarkets from September in the UK, including at M&S. They have been grown in Asia for 1,000 years but have only recently come to Europe....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:55:19
Indian man miraculously survived five-foot rod piercing his shoulder
Indian man miraculously survived five-foot rod piercing his shoulder

Indian man miraculously survived five-foot rod piercing his shoulder

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Kamal Prajapat, 25, was returning home from a wedding at around 12.15am on Friday when a loaded lorry hit his car in Ajmer, India, while attempting to overtake....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:19:18
Surgeon to the stars Dr Kristi Funk reveals secrets of keeping your breasts healthy for life
Surgeon to the stars Dr Kristi Funk reveals secrets of keeping your breasts healthy for life

Surgeon to the stars Dr Kristi Funk reveals secrets of keeping your breasts healthy for life

As a breast cancer surgeon, who has helped women including Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow – I have seen that we can reduce our breast cancer risk in achievable and dramatic ways...
Sun, 08 Jul 2018 06:44:21
DR MAX: Why the death of proper family GPs could be putting lives at risk
DR MAX: Why the death of proper family GPs could be putting lives at risk

DR MAX: Why the death of proper family GPs could be putting lives at risk

A British study of 1.4 million patients in 22 countries, which found strong evidence that those who see the same doctor at each appointment are far less likely to die than those who don't....
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 02:11:47
British doctors fit patients with pacemakers that let them track their heart rates on smartphones
British doctors fit patients with pacemakers that let them track their heart rates on smartphones

British doctors fit patients with pacemakers that let them track their heart rates on smartphones

UK doctors have become the first in the world to implant a new pacemaker which can be monitored by the patient’s smartphone using Bluetooth technology....
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:21:04
Retired magician shares his solitary journey with MALE breast cancer
Retired magician shares his solitary journey with MALE breast cancer

Retired magician shares his solitary journey with MALE breast cancer

The odds of a man getting breast cancer are one in 1,000. Retired magician Khevin Barnes became that 'one' when he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014. Now, he raises awareness among m...
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:04:49
 
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