Do you squat over public toilets? Doctor issues warning over ‘potentially harmful’ habit
TOILET seats are feared for their ability to harbour germs, particularly those found in public settings. The real risk, however, may be in how we choose to go to the loo. Hovering over a toilet to avoid contact with germs may do more harm to your health, according to experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: A woman spotted a cancerous lesion when brushing her teeth - signs
LAURA O'DONNELL would enjoy her fortnightly trip to the beauty salon; there, she would undress in a private room, get comfortable, and allow the warm, blue light to emit onto her skin - it did, however, come with a health risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Five 'early' sensations warning of a scarred and struggling organ
FATTY liver disease can be a life-threatening illness; a scarred liver - caused by a build-up of toxins, such as alcohol and fatty foods - usually is symptomless - in the beginning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The warm red drink shown to lower hypertension as much as medication
HIGH blood pressure is a precursor to heart disease so it's vital to keep it in check. Diet offers an effective means of reducing high blood pressure. A warm red drink has even been shown to cause reductions similar to that of blood pressure medications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: New study links 'sarcopenic obesity' to the onset of dementia - are you at risk?
DEMENTIA poses a major challenge to healthcare systems around the world. Yet progress in understanding what drives brain decline is afoot. A new study published in the journal Clinical Nutrition has linked "sarcopenic obesity" to the development of dementia. What is it and are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye health: Blindness can be triggered by high blood sugar levels - warning signs
HIGH blood sugar levels can stir up plenty of health complications, including blindness. An expert explains how to spot the eye condition triggered by diabetes to avoid further problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World first double hand swap gave me a new grip on life
BRAVE Steven Gallagher shows off the hands he received in a world first transplant that has given him a "new lease of life". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven healthy habits to cut dementia risk
ADOPTING seven healthy lifestyle choices can slash the risk of developing dementia, a study has revealed. And the guidelines even work for those who are at the highest genetic risk, experts say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Engelbert Humperdinck health: 'Never happened before' - star, 86, on his shock infection
AT THE age of 86, singer Engelbert Humperdinck is still performing and touring Europe, the USA and Canada. With upcoming shows in September of this year, it makes a stark contrast to a year prior, when the star was forced to cancel the UK leg of his 2021 tour due to health concerns. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: Six of the 'first signs' of the progressive brain condition
DEMENTIA diagnosis rates are at a five-year low; yet this is not thought to be an indication of improved health in the nation. Instead, it's been attributed to slow progression of the disease and a lack of awareness of the signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neil Diamond health: 'It does have its challenges' - 10 early signs of Parkinson's
WITH the news that Britons across the nation are being encouraged to sing Neil Diamond's Sweet Caroline at street-parties to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, many have been reminded of the man behind the "uplifting, happy" melody. Sadly, in 2018 Diamond revealed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, putting an abrupt end to his ability to tour across the world and perform. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peter Kay: Comic's 'first hand experience' of 'complex' disease - condition explained
SIX YEARS after stepping away from the public eye, sources have hinted that comedian Peter Kay will head back out on a mammoth tour in 2023. Since cancelling his 14-month tour back in 2017 due to "unforeseen family circumstances," Kay, 48, has only made brief appearances at public events. One of these was at an event run by The Lily Foundation, which helps children with mitochondrial disease, which he said he has "first-hand experience" of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warts: Warning as popular 'tip' to treat warts 'might spread the wart to another area'
WARTS can make people with them feel uncomfortable and self-conscious, and can be painful in some cases. Most of them are keen to get rid of them. An Embarrassing Bodies doctor has warned against one certain tip, often suggesting to remove the wart. If done incorrectly, it can actually spread them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke: The breakfast ingredient that may prevent ‘blockages that lead to strokes’ - study
THERE are countless cardiovascular diseases, but the most feared is stroke. Fortunately, the disease can be averted with the right dietary amendments, and new researchers suggest eggs may be key. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Risk of reinfection ‘eight times’ higher with Omicron than Delta - two key symptoms
COVID-19 is fulfilling its fate as one of the world's deadliest plagues, and it's becoming increasingly clear few will come out of the pandemic unscathed. But as new variants emerge and immunity wanes over time, secondary infections are also becoming increasingly common. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news