English fans should be BANNED from travelling to the Champions League final in Istanbul, insists MP
UEFA and the Turkish authorities are believed to be drawing up plans to accommodate 25,000 spectators at the Ataturk Stadium for the match on May 29 - with the finalists getting 4,000 tickets each. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Average US deaths have not surpassed 1,000 in three weeks as average daily cases fall to 6-month low
On Tuesday, the U.S. recorded 40,733 new coronavirus infections with a seven-day rolling average of 47,704, the lowest number seen since October 9. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Covid US: California variant causes more severe illness than more infectious New York strain
A new CDC report found the California variant can make people more severely ill than other strains and even weaken antibody responses but the New York variant will not make people sicker. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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More people in England and Wales are now dying of flu and pneumonia than Covid
Office for National Statistics data showed 278 people had flu and pneumonia listed as their underlying cause of death. But Covid was only blamed for 176 fatalities, or 102 fewer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Indian delegation to G7 summit in London 'goes into self-isolation'
Government sources confirmed that two members of the Indian delegation have tested positive, and the whole group is now believed to be in isolation as a precaution. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Amazon slammed for selling bogus homeopathy products made from the pus of syphilis blisters
EXCLUSIVE: Amazon is listing hundreds of homeopathy so-called remedies that can be bought in the UK and US which experts have criticised as being misleading to consumers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Seychelles reintroduced Covid-19 measures despite being the most vaccinated nation in the world
All schools have been closed and sporting activities have been cancelled for two weeks in the Indian Ocean archipelago, as infections continue to surge despite widespread vaccinations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pre-diabetes nearly DOUBLES the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, study finds
Researchers at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan said their study should act as a 'wake-up call' - around one in three adults are thought to be pre-diabetic in the US, along with millions of Brits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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One in five adults experienced some form of depression in early 2021
Data published this morning showed 21 per cent of adults experienced some form of depression in the period between January 27 and March 7 but before the crisis the figure was 10 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why brushing your teeth properly could ward off arthritis
In their study, researchers at the Academic Centre for Dentistry in Amsterdam looked at 50 people with rheumatoid arthritis and 50 with inflammatory joint pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nearly half of older millennials have at least one chronic health condition
Some 44 percent of people born between 1981 and 1988 have already been diagnosed with at least one chronic medical condition, according to the CNBC/Harris poll of more than 4,000 people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pfizer is working on a new version of its Covid vaccine that could be stored in a refrigerator
Pfizer announced on Tuesday that it has developed a new version of its coronavirus vaccine that could be stored between 36F (2C) and and 46F (8C) for up to 10 weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nearly 70% of Asian Americans in NYC have had a first COVID shot
Asian and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Americans in New York City are speeding ahead of other groups there with 68 percent of adults having gotten their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Biden calls on nearly 40K pharmacies to start giving COVID vaccines without appointments
President Joe Biden called on all pharmacies that have partnered with the government to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines without appointments (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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CDC investigates death of Michigan woman who died from blood clot 11 days after receiving J&J
Anne VanGeest, 35, from Michigan, received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on April 8 and was taken to a hospital after developing a constant headache, where she died on April 19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The Covid toll on older workers: 30% of the 1.3million on furlough fear being SACKED when it ends
Some 1.3million people aged 50 and over have been furloughed, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). And three-in-10 of them fear for their long-term job prospects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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UK records FOUR Covid deaths: Fatalities stay in single figures for second day running
It comes after just one Covid fatality was recorded yesterday. It is the first time there have been single digit deaths in Britain for two days running since September 13 and September 14. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Downing Street hints NHS app may not be ready for travel restart
Proof of vaccination or a recent test is expected to be an entry requirement for many holiday destinations in the coming months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Biden administration will send Covid vaccines directly to doctors in rural areas to boost shot rates
The Biden administration will announce on Tuesday a new plan to send COVID-19 vaccine doses directly to doctors in rural areas as rates lag by as much as 20% compared to urban rates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Homemade 'natural' toothpaste recipes shared online are a health hazard, dentists warn
Researchers from the University of Nantes, France, have found trendy 'natural' homemade toothpaste recipes promoted by social media influencers are a health hazard. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Covid England: Almost 85% of secondary schools in England 'had NO cases after they opened'
Office for National Statistics testing also found only nine of 80 schools surveyed had just one Covid case, and just four - or less than five per cent - had a Covid outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Coronavirus: Life in UK will 'feel a lot more normal by the summer', says SAGE adviser Neil Ferguson
Professor Ferguson, an epidemiologist at Imperial College London, said even the spike in infections expected next winter might be kept under control by the better-than-expected vaccines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Coronavirus: Indian variants on the rise in some parts of England
Positive Covid test samples analysed by the Wellcome Sanger Institute in London suggest one in every 42 coronavirus cases across England are now caused by one of the Indian variants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Baby girl is spared a lifetime of paralysis after operation inside the WOMB
Emily Malkie, from Pennsylvania in the US, was diagnosed with spina bifida following an ultrasound when her mother was just 16 weeks pregnant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 49, loses leg in a freak accident which caused her shin to 'explode'
Helen Way (pictured), 49, from Towbridge, Wiltshire, broke her knee by overstepping a kerb in the car park and have the leg amputated after it became infected following the original surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Hundreds of fat children should be given NHS weight-loss ops
Andrew Beamish, an adolescent obesity expert at Swansea University, said fat children should be offered ops like an £8,000 gastric bypass surgery to help them lose weight and reverse diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 'acid' jab that may beat back pain for good
The researchers say that the jab will make the discs, which sit between the bones (vertebrae) of the spine, tougher and more resilient - and could remove the need for surgery for many. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why does air come out my ear when I blow my nose? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: The external ear canal, where wax accumulates, is only 2.5 cm in length and the eardrum - which is just 8 mm in diameter - is easily perforated or burst. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How lockdown has IMPROVED our mental health
in the midst of such bleak statistics, a counter-narrative has emerged. It seems that depression has, for some, become more manageable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Travellers could avoid Covid tests on return from 'green list' countries
UK holidaymakers could avoid having to take a Covid test when they arrive from 'green list' countries. The move would help make holidays more affordable for families this summer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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From a simple toothpick to a hi-tech water jet, what works best for a deep clean of your gnashers? 
ADRIAN MONTI: Despite NHS guidance recommending we clean between our teeth daily, according to a recent YouGov poll, only 31 per cent of us do so. But what is the best product to use? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Will US reach herd immunity soon? Some experts say it's unlikely
Experts now think some 80% of Americans need to be vaccinated against Covid to end the pandemic due to the rise of more infectious variants - but some 20% say they won't get the shots. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Stunning therapy lands knock-out blow to cancer
Patients who had exhausted all other options and been told they had just months to live have gone into remission. Others have even been cured by the one-off dose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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FDA expected to authorize Pfizer's Covid vaccine for teens ages 12-15 by next WEEK  
Authorization could be given as early as the end of this week, and is expected by early next week. In trials, Pfizer's vaccine prevented 100% of severe Covid cases and deaths in ages 12-15. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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CVS and Walgreens are the biggest vaccine wasters in the US
CVS and Walgreens were collectively responsible more than 128,000 out of 182,675 of the Covid vaccine doses that had been thrown out in the U.S. as of March 29, a Kaiser Health report found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 3D scan that can spot heart disease in 20 minutes
HeartFlow was introduced in the UK last month and will reduce the time from a first appointment to surgery from 31 weeks to seven. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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PROFESSOR ROY TAYLOR explains the science behind type 2 diabetes
PROFESSOR ROY TAYLOR: The type 2 diabetes 'epidemic' something I've witnessed with growing alarm over my 44-year medical career as a diabetes specialist and research scientist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why a home with no stairs can give you 'bungalow leg'
Experts warn that making that move too early can actually hasten the decline associated with old age, leading to a phenomenon now being dubbed 'bungalow leg'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New battle for patients with lives ruined by implants for bowel problems 
Jacqui Shaw used to be the life and soul of the party. Jacqui, 54, finds it hard to walk upstairs or do tasks such as ironing, and has pain all over her body 24/7, like a 'blanket of fog that never lifts'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Boris under pressure to fix foreign holidays FAST! Ministers urge PM to expand 'green list'
Boris Johnson insisted the government will be 'cautious' amid bitter Cabinet wrangling over how far to loosen the border restrictions this month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Britain records just ONE Covid death and 1,649 cases 
Government data showed this was only the third time fatalities had fallen to this level, after August 30 and 3. There has only been one day with no Covid deaths once since the pandemic began. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Up to HALF of NHS doctors plan to work fewer hours, poll reveals
The BMA survey of more than 5,500 UK doctors warned the NHS faces a mass exodus of doctors after the pandemic. The main reason for wanting to leave was huge workloads. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Britain hits 50MILLION vaccines landmark
NHS England bosses today posted another 210,000 jabs, meaning 34.6million people across the UK have had one and 15.4million - or 30 per cent of all adults - are fully inoculated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Almost 60% of Britain would now be on the original 'green list'
Department of Health statistics revealed the low infection rates, and showed nine in ten councils recorded a drop in Covid cases in the week to April 27. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Short-term spikes in air pollution 'may speed up brain decline in older men'
Researchers from Peking University in China found men in their 70s performed poorer in recall and reaction time tests if air pollution levels increased in the 28 days before they were quizzed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Women who plan to have a C section are no more likely to suffer poor outcomes
Ottawa University scientists suggested patients may opt for C-sections because of perceptions they will receive better care and to avoid pain from giving birth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prisoner shoved part of a domino into his penis 'to make masturbating better in jail'
Doctors in New York, who treated him, assumed he had snapped his penis because of how swollen it was. The 41-year-old had inserted the object into his penis in jail to 'enhance sexual stimulation'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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DR ELLIE CANNON: Who will end my son's 24-year migraine misery?  
DR ELLIE CANNON: Today Dr Ellie advises a woman whose 33-year-old son who has suffered crippling migraines since he was aged nine - with some attacks lasting up to 48 hours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Top consultant claims Covid lockdown has led to a 'bigger lung cancer toll'
Respiratory consultant David Baldwin, who leads a national expert group on the disease, said patients were victims of a 'natural experiment' in which access to services was radically cut back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Jab ends scaly skin misery for 60% of psoriasis patients
Libby Quayle, right, from Manchester, pictured with her friend Paiton Barker, has enrolled in a clinical trial to test the efficacy of the new psoriasis treatment bimekizumab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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