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People still judge bald men as LESS handsome & successful
Research by hair transplant clinic DHI London quizzed 100 people on their attitudes towards male pattern baldness - and found that people still make primitive assumptions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Courtney Wyckoff on how to shift baby weight safely
Former ballet dancer and mother-of-two Courtney Wyckoff has been through it, and has since curated a mom-friendly way to ease back into pre-pregnancy workouts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steve Winfree weeps as wife is a kidney donor match
Heather Winfree, from Knoxville in Tennessee, got a limited edition collection of baseball cards for Steve, a huge baseball fan. He didn't realize they contained a life-changing note. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New cancer drugs turn patients' gray hair BROWN
While chemotherapy is notorious for making hair fall out, the 14 patients involved in this report were all being treated with a new form of drugs called immunotherapy, which work differently. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Students can improve their grades by taking Adderall
Adderall, growing popular as a so-called 'smart drug', helped to boost memory and attention in a small trial, according to researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to shift baby weight safely
Former ballet dancer and mother-of-two Courtney Wyckoff has been through it, and has since curated a mom-friendly way to ease back into pre-pregnancy workouts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man weeps as his wife reveals she is a kidney donor match
Heather Winfree, from Knoxville in Tennessee, got a limited edition collection of baseball cards for Steve, a huge baseball fan. He didn't realize they contained a life-changing note. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenagers are less likely to drink if parents disapprove
Researchers from the University of Adelaide believe parents have more influence on their teenagers' decisions than they realise. They add that the findings highlight the need to educate parents. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postnatal depression patients may have difficult children  
Researchers from  Brown University found that sufferers of the mental health condition who are insensitive to their children are more likely to have youngsters with difficult temperaments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS announces ban on homeopathy and herbal medicine
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens described homeopathy as 'at best a placebo and a misuse of scarce NHS funds'. In the last five years it has cost the NHS at least £578,000. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A healthy lifestyle extends your life by 12 years
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, found that, on its own, drinking alcohol in moderation adds seven disability-free years to your life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arkansas girl's unruly hair due to rare genetic condition
Jaili Lamb's, 2, from Pike County, Arkansas, hair constantly stands on end due to 'uncombable hair syndrome' - a condition that is rumored to have also affected Albert Einstein. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How long will you survive your cancer battle?
Based on official data of more than 2.3 million people, it provides the most accurate probability of dying from cancer over 10 years, Leicester University researchers said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AIDS deaths have halved in a decade
Global fatality numbers fell to one million last year from 1.9 million in 2005, according to a report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids. The report claims the 'scales have been tipped'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Centenarians die in better health than those in their 80s
Researchers from the Charit é hospital in Berlin found that people who die aged 100 or older have 3.3 health complaints at the time of passing versus 4.6 ailments in those who die in their 80s or 90s. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slovakian lawyer with Goldenhar syndrome undergoes surgery
Ivanka Danisov á, 30, from Bratislava, Slovakia, was born with Goldenhar syndrome - a congenital birth defect that causes underdeveloped cranial bones on the right side of her face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London man, 91 world's oldest fitted with cochlear implant
Raymond Kelly, from New Malden, south west London, became the world's oldest patient to be fitted with a new type of cochlear implant during a two-hour operation at St George's Hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Infertile' cancer survivor has a 'miracle' baby boy
Sarah Pickles, 35, from Winsford, Cheshire, and husband Dave, 42, dreamed of completing their family with a brother for Lillie, but doctors said her chemotherapy was too aggressive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sussex teen who weighed 20st sheds half her bodyweight
Isabelle Kennedy, 18, from  Bexhill-on-Sea, weighed more than 20st. She was determined not to go under the knife so lost 9st 8lbs on her own journey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'vaginal pressure inducer' helps women orgasm
Despite not having an alluring name, the balloon contraption, dubbed the 'vaginal pressure inducer' helps increase sexual arousal, Dutch research suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pairing sugary drinks with protein makes you MORE tired
A glass of water is the better option with a high-protein meal, like an English breakfast, for those wanting to burn off the calories and stay awake, US Department of Agriculture experts said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want an orgasm? Try this inflatable sex toy
Despite not having an alluring name, the balloon contraption, dubbed the 'vaginal pressure inducer' helps increase sexual arousal, Dutch research suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Snoring is linked to Alzheimer's, reveals Harvard
Researchers from Harvard University found that daytime sleepiness and sleep apnoea is linked to impaired attention, memory and thinking in people who are genetically susceptible to Alzheimer's. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britons' face pricey travel insurance if the EHIC is axed
EXCLUSIVE: Travel insurance companies are expected to rise their fees if the EHIC is lost during Brexit negotiations. This may prompt travellers to risk going abroad without protection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britons' face pricey travel insurance if the EHIC goes
EXCLUSIVE: Travel insurance companies are expected to rise their fees if the EHIC is lost during Brexit negotiations. This may prompt travellers to risk going abroad without protection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google executive devises scientific formula for happiness
Happiness is not about what the world gives you — whether it's a lottery win or the loss of a child — it's about what you think about what the world gives you, says Mo Gawdat (pictured). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple urine test can identify pre-eclampsia
A simple urine test could flag pre-eclampsia up to 10 weeks earlier than current methods, according to doctors in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS doc mistakenly operated on wrong side of woman's body
Lauren Hodgson, 29, is suing Milton Keynes Hospital after a surgeon mistakenly operated on her right kidney when he was actually supposed to remove a stone from her left. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extra flu jab helps avoid stroke
A patch placed on the wrist could replace the annual flu jab, and patches could be sent out in the post, enabling people to vaccinate themselves against the flu virus, experts said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'My struggle with moobs'
Gynecomastia - i.e. 'man boob syndrome' - occurs in between 40 and 60 percent of men, and is generally caused by a hormone imbalance that starts during puberty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urine test could spot pre-eclampsia up to 10 weeks early
Currently, the complication affecting one in 12 pregnancies first comes to light at antenatal appointments. But a study by the Mayo Clinic has found a technique that could cut that rate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida woman claims cancer drugs helped her get pregnant
A 40-year-old woman from Florida who had been trying to get pregnant for 14 years claims her cancer treatment cured her infertility. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 40, claims cancer treatment helped her get pregnant
A 40-year-old woman from Florida who had been trying to get pregnant for 14 years claims her cancer treatment cured her infertility. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists reverse brain damage in girl who almost drowned
Eden Carlson was two years old when she pushed her way through the baby gate and a heavy door, then jumped into the family pool in Arkansas last February. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Facebook shame: Prescription-only drugs for sale
One dealer based in Cameroon, Central Africa, said he had been selling over the site for three or four years. He added he had never been in trouble with Facebook ’s administrators. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol makes you WORSE at public speaking
A glass of wine before a big speech may not be the best tactic if you want to get your words right and avoid your jokes falling flat., according to psychologists at University of Cologne, Germany. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian musician strums his guitar during brain surgery
Abhishek Prasad, 37, was given the instrument during the the complex operation at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, to treat a rare neurological disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

B & Q customers who used Valspar paint suffer bad headaches
Customers of B&Q's Valspar paint range have flocked to online forums to complain of such symptoms, only to discover others have reported the same problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis explained
Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a malignant primary brain tumor after being hospitalized for a blood clot just behind his left eye. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists may be one step closer to an HIV cure
Researchers from multiple institutions, including  Texas A&M University, found that when HIV was injected into cows, all of the animals developed an immune response in as little as 35 days. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scores of B & Q customers struck down with painful headaches
Customers of B&Q's Valspar paint range have flocked to online forums to complain of such symptoms, only to discover others have reported the same problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby is left blind and deaf after getting meningitis
Marc and Amy Young, from Rishton in Lancashire, took their toddler Eliza Jane to Malta at the end of May. Within hours of arriving, Eliza was rushed to hospital where she has stayed for seven weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social cancer patients are more likely to live
Researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute and the University of Oxford found the risk of death is 68 percent among those who socialise and 69.5 per cent for those who do not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Love Island is fueling the taboo that 'big boys don ’t cry'
EXCLUSIVE: Contestant Olivia was shown on last night's episode belittling her partner Chris, from Cheltenham, for becoming emotional over their plastic baby, telling him to 'man up'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robots could soon care for dementia patients
Study co-author Professor Clive Ballard, of Exeter University, said: 'There might be some potential in robots but my worry would be if people started using that as a substitute for face-to-face care.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ohio toddler has to be wrapped in bandages to survive
Lily Mackey, 3, from Marietta in Ohio, has a condition where any friction causes her skin to blister, leaving her with open wounds that could cause deadly infections. She was diagnosed at two days old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overweight family shed nearly 19 stone between them
Denise and Michael Wynne, and their son, James, from Hartlepool, County Durham, shed the weight after swapping their favourite greasy takeaways for healthy, home-cooked meals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Positive thinking cuts your risk of early death by 71%
Stanford University researchers tracked 60,000 Americans over 21 years. They found those who saw themselves as less physically active were 71 percent more likely to die early. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hebden Bridge woman says vaginal mesh ruined her life
Cat Lee, 43, from Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, underwent the procedure, which has left hundreds of other British women in agony, to treat her incontinence after childbirth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news