Covid warning as TWO new strains of Omicron now classified 'of concern'
UK COVID infections have fallen to their lowest level for five months, latest official figures show. But two new strains of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 have been classified as of concern. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

B12 deficiency symptoms: Do you feel that? The warning sensation in your hands and feet
DUBBED as "sneaky and harmful", a vitamin B12 deficiency can cause "irreversible" damage if left untreated. Knowing what symptoms to watch out for could be the first step in identifying the health condition. An expert has shared that a certain sensation in your hands and feet could give it away. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking singletons three times more likely to not get a date than non-smokers
Smoking singletons are three times more likely to be "left on the shelf" than their non-smoking counterparts, according to research. A study of 2,000 non-smokers found 38 percent of online daters would swipe left to reject a would-be love interest if they were seen smoking or vaping in their profiles. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood clots: The habit which 'raises the risk of unwanted blood clots' - risk factors
UNWANTED blood clots can be very dangerous, and certain activities will put people at higher risk. A blood clot, or thrombus, can move through the bloodstream until it gets stuck in a narrow passageway and can sometimes be life threatening if not treated quickly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's disease: Being unable to do certain daily tasks can indicate the early stages
THERE are many types of dementia, with Alzheimer's disease being one of the most common. It is a progressive neurologic disorder that causes the brain to shrink and brain cells to die. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neighbours' Alan Fletcher responds to health concerns - 'People are going to be shocked'
IN RECENT weeks, concerns have been raised over Neighbour veteran Alan Fletcher's health. Fans are used to seeing the star, who's played Karl Kennedy for close to three decades, with grey hair and facial fuzz. But now the actor is completely bald on both fronts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkeypox: Cases confirmed in more countries as UK number set to more than double TODAY
SEVERAL probable cases of monkeypox are being investigated in the US, Canada and Australia, with health authorities warning of widespread transmission if cases go unreported. France, Italy and Sweden have also joined the growing list of European countries with suspected cases, prompting health authorities to stock up on treatments. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The common drink which researchers say may ‘significantly’ lower levels
THERE are many diets which have been lauded for their cholesterol lowering benefits, and researchers have found that there may be some drinks which can help. Indeed, some studies identify green tea as having cholesterol lowering effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vulnerable adults in UK to be offered autumn Covid booster jab
THE UK's autumn Covid booster programme is set to be only offered to over-65s, healthcare workers and vulnerable groups. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long Covid: The changes in your mood which could signal you have post Covid syndrome
MANY people find that their mood is impacted after coronavirus. The NHS notes that how long it takes to recover from COVID-19 is different for everybody, but many people feel better in a few days or weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What does monkeypox look like? Six graphic skin changes to watch out for - images
MONKEYPOX cases have risen in the UK, following two new confirmed diagnoses of the virus. Symptoms include a rash or lesions. What skin changes should you look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How deadly is monkeypox? Global death rate unveiled as UK cases rise
MONKEYPOX virus has been detected in the UK, with the UKHSA confirming seven cases across the country so far. But how deadly is monkeypox? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there a vaccine for monkeypox?
MONKEYPOX has established an unexpected foothold in Europe, with cases developing across the UK, Spain and Portugal, while authorities in North America investigate a suspected outbreak of their own. Is there a vaccine for monkeypox? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver disease: Four warning signs the condition is now serious and life-threatening
THERE are multiple forms of liver disease one can be affected by; from alcohol consumption to a fatty diet, there are numerous culprits. As with all diseases, it is wise to remain aware of the symptoms and early signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: How to soothe symptoms of anxiety while going through the menopause
MENOPAUSE depletes the hormones oestrogen and progesterone circulating in the body, which can lead to difficulty sleeping. Do you find yourself sighing into the early morning while trying to fall asleep? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news