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Bigger wine glasses are encouraging us to drink more
Professor Theresa Marteau, based at Cambridge University, discovered the average size of glasses have increased by nearly 600 per cent in three centuries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with 80 degree back bend can finally stand straight
Sophie Green, from Suffolk, was diagnosed with Scheuermann's disease last year. Doctors dismissed her concern of the curve in her spine during her teenage years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From exercise diet: How to improve gut health in 24 hours
The gut is the key to good health. But how can you make sure yours is happy and healthy? Sydney-based nutritionist, Lyndi Cohen, shared her top gut health tips. These include low-impact exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Found, gene that raises hope of weak bladder cure
Their discovery brings hope that the problem, which affects millions of women at some time in their lives, could eventually be cured by adapting existing drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Golf round worth a week of exercise
The health benefits of golf are being overlooked – according to a leading cancer charity. Macmillan Cancer Support said that during a typical single round of golf, players walk for four to eight miles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer campaigner who raised £30k for charity dies
Laura Plane (pictured) has been battling breast cancer since 2009. In that time she helped raise £30,000 for charity and made her cousin aware that she too had breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spoon-fed babies more likely to be obese, says Swansea Uni
Amy Brown, an associate professor at Swansea University, said youngsters who are given the opportunity to feed themselves are more likely to be adventurous as well as healthy eaters. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sara Malm's bizarre exercise tools for summer fitness
Need a self-rolling yoga mat, an aerobic coffee table or a satnav for swimming? Sara Malm digs out the wackiest ways to summer fitness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research shows getting children outside is good for health
Last week, a US study found that children who follow government advice on physical activity, screen time and sleep have an 89 per cent lower risk of being obese. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ear lobe crease is tell-tale sign of a stroke
Having diagonal creases across your ear lobes may mean you are at increased risk of suffering a stroke, according to new research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hairy Bikers go veggie with new recipes
It ’s safe to say that Si King and Dave Myers, the TV duo better known as The Hairy Bikers, are dedicated meat lovers. But now the pair have brought out a vegetarian cookbook. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Max: Why I'd ban all children from using Instagram
Without doubt, there is one aspect of modern society that ’s directly contributing to the spike in mental health problems among the young in the UK: social media, writes DR MAX. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children are being led to believe they are mentally ill
Rising numbers of experts in the UK are questioning whether lessons in wellbeing – intended to tackle anxiety – are actually making pupils more unhappy. File photo posed by models. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salt won't give you a heart attack, says scientist
The dangerous myth that salt raises blood pressure began more than 100 years ago, with French scientists Ambard and Beauchard. They based their findings on studies of just six patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canada man chooses to die from medical assistance
John Shields, 78, died by medical assistance on March 24 in Victoria, Canada. He allowed the New York Times to film the controversial last moments of his life before his lethal injection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moths with larger antennae are better at detecting signals
Male gum-leaf skeletoniser moths with larger antennae are better at detecting smaller amounts of sex pheromones from females, Australian researchers have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts reveal the best booze for watching your waistline
UK health experts have revealed the cocktails to avoid when glancing over a bar menu. Sadly, it's time to put down that glass of white wine at 130 calories and choose champagne at 90 calories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lack of sleep causes your brain to EAT ITSELF
The cells, known as astrocytes, act like mini Hoovers in the brain, sweeping up cells as the brain's connections become weak and break apart, according to Italian researchers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global warming steadily ruining our sleep, study says
With summer nearing, the extra heat is already causing many of us to toss and turn. But that is set to get much worse by 2050, with soaring temperatures set to rob us of even more sleep, US scientists say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How food can help with depression: 7 diet tweaks
People with diets high in processed foods and sugar are far more likely to be depressed than healthier eaters. Nutritionist May Simpkin has a mood-friendly diet makeover to fix that. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D in pregnancy may protect babies from asthma
Researchers from King's College London found expectant mothers who take more than the recommended daily vitamin D dose have babies who better respond to pathogens. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are YOU depressed? Take up Tai Chi
The meditative therapy can work independently of treatment, suggesting it can scupper the need for an antidepressant prescription, the small Massachusetts General Hospital study shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

German parents face fine for failing to vaccinate children
German officials plan to introduce fines of up to €2,500 (£2,178/$2,806) for parents who flout the new rules, which will force kindergartens to report them to authorities if their children aren't vaccinated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF-conceived toddlers are more developed
Researchers from the University of Oxford found parents of IVF babies are generally more highly educated, which may 'override' risk factors for poor development, such as prematurity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Binge-drinking teens 5 times more likely to commit suicide
Professor David Cottrell, from the University of Leeds, who was involved in the research, warned that the NHS must do more to help these teenagers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS staff are already prepared for another terror attack
Chris Moulton, vice president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, said all NHS staff are already prepared for any kind of emergency in the wake of the Manchester terror atrocity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rate of US Alzheimer's deaths jumped 55% in just 15 years
The CDC data published on Thursday revealed a huge surge in deaths from the dementia disease between 1999 and 2014 as the population ages. Experts warn this rate will increase steadily. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preeclampsia increases stroke risk six fold
Two thirds of preeclampsia-related strokes occur after birth when the mother has gone home, a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center warn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins ARE effective at preventing heart attacks
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London found statins reduce heart volume by 2.4 per cent and increase nitric oxide production, leading to reduce blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart protecting gene found in Greek villagers
Villagers in northern Crete have low cases of heart disease despite their fatty diet. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute researchers found a new cardioprotective genetic variant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body language shows what Trump is really thinking at NATO
DailyMail.com spoke to a body language expert to find out what Donald Trump was really thinking during his NATO misadventures on Thursday - and her insights are shocking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11-month-boy suffers from epidermolysis bullosa
Jamie White, from Staffordshire, was born with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) - an incurable condition. It causes his skin to tear at the slightest touch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Couple plan wedding in two weeks to qualify for free IVF
Germany based couple James, 34, and Olivia Doherty, 37, from Dublin, were told that their health insurance would cover IVF if they were married and so set about planning a wedding in a fortnight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyber security experts warn pacemakers could be hacked
A study by security firm Whitescope has found more than 8,000 bugs in code inside pacemakers, sparking hacking fears. Globally 3 million patients have the devices which keep their hearts pumping. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas scientists: Sugar fuels various forms of cancer
University of Texas researchers have shown that squamous cell carcinoma, which can be found in the lungs, cervix and oesophagus, thrives off high amounts of glucose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California scientists find cells that could stop balding
Testing mice, scientists from the University of California at San Francisco showed how certain cells in the skin send out signals that stimulate hair follicles to regenerate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugar IS fuelling various forms of cancer
University of Texas researchers have shown that squamous cell carcinoma, which can be found in the lungs, cervix and oesophagus, thrives off high amounts of glucose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Century-old drug made a teenager say his first sentence
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, found a single drug dose helped autism sufferers improve their eye contact and speech, and benefit more from their existing therapies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could parasitic worm spit hold the key to healing wounds?
Found commonly in Southeast Asia, the deadly parasite produces a molecule, called granulin, in its saliva that appears to have significant powers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning pacemakers could be hacked putting lives at risk
A study by security firm Whitescope has found more than 8,000 bugs in code inside pacemakers, sparking hacking fears. Globally 3 million patients have the devices which keep their hearts pumping. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diesel pollution increases your risk of heart damage
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London found that inhaling small particles in diesel fumes makes the heart enlarge, reducing its ability to pump blood around the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet the 'butterfly' baby
Jamie White, from Staffordshire, was born with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) - an incurable condition. It causes his skin to tear at the slightest touch. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Naturopath claims some women may need a VAGINAL PROBIOTIC?
Rebekah Russell is an Australian naturopath who recommends vaginal probiotics. Ms Russell said it's important to have good bacteria  in your vagina to prevent infections (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Goat yoga coming to Britain with two-hour classes for £25
Inspired by the latest craze in America using pygmy goats, Pennywell Farm in Devon has just started offering two-hour goat yoga classes costing £25 and is already booked up until September. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS A & E units are 'stretched to their very limits'
The Royal College of Emergency Medicine last night warned hospitals are ‘stretched to their very limits’ - with patient safety suffering as a result. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sepsis patients kept waiting too long by the NHS
Without rapid treatment, sepsis quickly takes hold of the body, leading to multiple organ failure and death. A study of 13,000 patients found only 44% received antibiotics within an hour of arriving at A&E. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Authentic' teachers are better at engaging with students
Researchers Zac Johnson of California State University and Sara LaBelle of Chapman University asked 300 college students  about their experiences with the different teaching styles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers film an African green monkey cell in action
To make the video, the researchers used a cell from an African green monkey's kidney and tagged six different organelles - subunits of the cell - with proteins that glow different colors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California mom's breast cancer diagnosis was an awakening
Molly MacDonald was diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer in 2005. The Beverly Hills mother-of-five launched The Pink Fund to help other women with the burden of financial stress, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news