People stay in unhappy relationships out of selflessness
A University of Utah study of nearly 1,500 couples found that the strongest predictor for people staying in relationships they wanted to end was worry that their partner wanted to stay together. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormone kit that lets men BREASTFEED could be available in as little as five years
The kit's inventor, from Central Saint Martins, London, argues it could be used by men as an 'empathy tool' to help them support their partners. It has not yet been tested on males. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arizona forced to drop vaccine education video after backlash from anti-vaxxer parents
120 parents in the state - where more and more kids are foregoing mandatory vaccines - complained that they feared the course was one-sided and would become mandatory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Struggling to get out of bed is a medical condition - and can be a sign of something serious
As the mornings in the UK get darker, motivating yourself to leave the comfort of your bed gets increasingly difficult. A disorder known as dysania is defined by having trouble getting up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social care crisis: Councils receive 5,100 new requests for adult care EVERY DAY amid soaring demand
Figures from NHS Digital today revealed councils in England were swamped with 1.8 million requests for adult social care in 2017-18, and campaigners say the system is 'at breaking point'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC warns against dressing pet chickens in Halloween costumes over salmonella fears
An antibiotic-resistant strain has sickened 92 people across 29 states after they came into contact with raw chicken pet food, raw chicken products and live chickens. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, six, 'looked like he was dying' after doctors failed to diagnose his appendicitis
Kayne Oughton, from South Tyneside, had to visit three different hospitals and a GP surgery in less than two weeks as his mother desperately tried to get help to stop his agony. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, four, with an inoperable brain tumour dies in her parents' arms
Edie Molyneux, from Tranmere, died yesterday afternoon surrounded by her family, her parents announced on Facebook, after being told she had weeks to live in December last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health inspectors take 'urgent action to protect people' at a maternity unit
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said it was taking action at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust following inspections at its maternity and emergency departments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How your partner's body odour could help reduce STRESS
The researchers from Stockholm University recommend that women in happy relationships regularly sniff their partners to benefit from the stress reduction effect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartbreak can kill you: Grief from losing a loved one causes deadly inflammation, study reveals
Researchers at Rice University interviewed 99 people who had lost a spouse in the last two weeks, and took blood samples. The most distraught had the most elevated inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cocaine overdose deaths soar to record high in US, CDC reveals 
In the last 12 months, 14,205 people died of cocaine overdoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as the drug is increasingly laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists may be soon be able to grow replicas of human brains in a lab
The team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models for the central nervous system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New sepsis blood test is 1,000 TIMES more effective
Researchers from Columbia University developed a test, known as the BacCapSeq platform, which simultaneously screens for 307 known disease-causing bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spike in mysterious polio-like disease: 155 cases now being investigated, CDC reveals
The CDC confirmed on Monday it is investigating 155 cases of acute flaccid myelitis - up from 127 reported last week. Of that number, 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 6, 'looked like he was dying' after doctors failed to diagnose his appendicitis
Kayne Oughton, from South Tyneside, had to visit three different hospitals and a GP surgery in less than two weeks as his mother desperately tried to get help to stop his agony. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The THREE main causes of bloating
Fruit may be healthy but it could also be bad news for your gut because eating too much fibre could slow down bowel movements, according to British nutritionist Rick Hay. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newborn whose skin erupted in ACNE now has a clear complexion thanks to a £7.99 coconut oil
Henry Holdsworth was just three weeks old when his stay-at-home mother Alex, 31, from Kettering, Northamptonshire, noticed red blemishes springing up on his cheeks. These then spread all over his body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plans to fortify flour with folic acid to slash the risk of birth defects moves a step closer
Steve Brine, UK health minister, has today announced the Government will next year consult the public on the idea of adding folic acid into flour in order to reduce birth defects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Organic food lowers blood and breast cancer risk, study finds
The survey of nearly 70,000 French adults comes amid a flurry of interest in the cancer risks of pesticides, spurred by this summer's Monsanto trial, which found Roundup gave a man cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother lost over half her body weight after medics blamed her cervical cancer on her obese frame
Rebecca Lane, now 39, from Sherborne, Dorset, weighed 18st 5lbs (116.5kg) when she was diagnosed in July 2016. She was forced to have her uterus and cervix removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis oil gives teenager new hope in his 13-year battle with a brain tumour
Kai Yearwood, from Kenley in London, has a rare non-cancerous brain tumour called a ganglioglioma, with which he was diagnosed at three years old and has been told it's terminal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harrowing pictures of a woman who was left like a 'bag of bones' following hospital treatment
Joanne Kitching, 53, from Hessle, Yorkshire, suffers from a stomach problem that prevents her from absorbing nutrients from her food or being able to keep anything down. She is therefore fed via a tube. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lavender really is relaxing: The fragrant flower may be a safer alternative to anti-anxiety drugs 
Researchers from Kagoshima University, Japan, found that mice show less signs of anxiety when they smell the fragrant flower, which could be used instead of Xanax and Valium. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer rates are on the rise in younger people across Europe
Rates of colon cancer among 20 to 39 year olds have shot up by 7.4 per cent annually between 2008 and 2016, according to a study presented at a gastroenterology meeting in Vienna. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients who can’t get an emergency dental appointment are turning up to GP surgeries instead
Every year family doctors see 380,000 patients with dental problems, the British Journal of General Practice reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking a hot bath twice a week is 'BETTER than exercise' for treating depression
Researchers from Freiburg University in Germany found that on the HAM-D scale for measuring depression, bathing cut people's scores by six points whereas exercise only reduced it by three. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grandfather, 57, is left fighting for his life after 'developing sepsis from biting his NAILS'
Ricky Kennedy, from Dumbarton in Scotland, was given slim odds of surviving the terrifying ordeal and spent months in hospitals battling sepsis - a violent immune response to an infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breathing through your nose BOOSTS your memory
Experts from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found participants in their test who were exposed to certain odours were better at recalling them if their mouths had been taped over. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of operations could become life-threatening every year due to resistance to antibiotics
Public Health England warned that cases of antibiotic-resistant blood infections have risen by more than a third in just four years. Experts say the crisis is getting significantly worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS hospitals need repairs costing £1billion to prevent risk to patients health, figures show
NHS trusts in England are sitting on a record-high backlog of almost £6billion of repairs or replacements on their buildings and equipment – £billion of which are classed as ‘high-risk’ repairs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenage haemophiliacs were called in groups to be told if they’d been infected with HIV
Almost all the dozens of photographs Adrian, 47, has catalogued from his youth show the faces of schoolfriends who have died, most before they were 30 years old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'healthy' meat-free alternatives that contain more salt than a large portion of McDonald's fries
UK charity Action on Salt surveyed 157 meat-free products available in supermarkets and found more than a quarter of them have over the maximum salt target set by Public Health England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The hi-tech patch to check if breast op is healing
Researchers at Imperial College London have developed the Hamlyn bio-patch, which could be used for breast cancer patients within as little as two years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The chef who says you can eat to beat BRAIN CANCER
John Lawson, 35, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, follows the strict ‘ketogenic’ diet - organic, grass-fed meat, butter and no sugar - and insists it was crucial in surviving his brush with death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How I cracked the case of my sleepless nights - by crime writer Nicci Gerrard
The 60-year-old, from Worcestershire, has suffered sleep trouble from a very young age. Here, she details her best tried-and-tested methods for sending herself off into a slumber... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get a waist like actress Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley’s waist was the focus of attention when she stepped in LA, last week. So how can you replicate her look without spending a fortune on personal trainers? Here's all you need to know. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: My doctor says my seven miscarriages are 'just one of those things'
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he details the interrelated risks of miscarriage, plus how to treat leg numbness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is multiple sclerosis? Selma Blair's condition and why it can take decades to diagnose
The 46-year-old actress told fans on Saturday that she has struggled with symptoms for about 15 years - falling, dropping things, foggy memory, and numbness in her left side. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why skinny people die of 'fat' diseases  - and fat people can be healthier than you think
U.S. researchers from the Scripps Research Institute, California, say they've developed a replacement to BMI - a blood test that may provide a more accurate method of identifying risk of diseases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former England football player John Barnes answers our health quiz
The 54-year-old, from Kingston, Jamaica, ruptured his Achilles tendon aged 28, but still tries to keep fit. However, he only sleeps five hours per night - and has taken 280 flights in the past year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA committee votes to approve Opioid tablet 1,000 times stronger than morphine
A Food and Drug Adminstration's advisory committee voted in favor of the approval of a sufentanil tablet, an opioid 10 times stronger than fentanyl. The committee's chair warns doing so will fuel the crisis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When just sitting down can leave women in agony
Ruby Deevoy, 29, from Cheltenham, suffers with Vulvodynia - an unexplained, excruciating chronic pain condition of the vulva. This is her story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

25% of students say they were traumatized by the 2016 election, study says
Researchers surveyed Arizona students around the time of President Trump's inauguration, and found the average stress score to be on par with school shooting witnesses' seven-month follow-ups. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another reason to brush your teeth: Poor oral health increases blood pressure
A new study from the University of L'Aquila in Italy found that patients with hypertension and gum disease are 20 percent less likely to have their blood pressure in a healthy range. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Think you're allergic to penicillin? Think again
People with penicillin allergies are more likely to get antibiotic-resistant infections such as C.difficile or MRSA, which can be life-threatening - yet 90 per cent are wrongly diagnosed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The clever clothes that are reinventing healthcare
Thanks to sophisticated technology, scientists are developing clothing that can monitor, and even treat, our health problems. But what's worth your money? We tested the best... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is hard water to blame for giving babies eczema?
Isida Pierce, 31, a marketing manager from Greenwich, South East London, is testing a new device that may improve - or cure - her child's eczema. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

25% of millennials say they have PTSD from the 2016 election, study says
Researchers surveyed Arizona university students around the time of President Trump's inauguration, and found the average stress score to be on par with that of school shooting witnesses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pesticide-free organic food lowers your blood cancer risk by 86%
The survey of nearly 70,000 French adults comes amid a flurry of interest in the cancer risks of pesticides, spurred by this summer's Monsanto trial, which found Roundup gave a man cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news