The veggie proteins that help you burn fat
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: My interest in the health benefits of losing excess weight began in 2012 when I lost the 1st 6lb of gut fat which had tipped me into type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Chinese scientists say DNA suggests Omicron variant originated in MICE?
Chinese scientists now say they may have unearthed evidence linking the strain to mice - in its DNA. But most scientists say it likely emerged in an immunocompromised patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The five simple moves to get fit after Covid-19
Personal trainer Joanne Groves, 49, from Wimbledon, has revealed how to do lunges and planks to build up your fitness slowly after suffering from Covid-19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia patients who see the same GP are 10 times less likely to be admitted to hospital
Seeing the same individual GP greatly improves the quality of life and health outcomes for dementia patients a study by Exeter experts using patient data from 9,000 people with the condition has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO chief warns that it is 'dangerous' to assume that Omicron is the 'endgame' variant of Covid
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO, warned on Monday that the Omicron variant may not spell the end of Covid's pandemic phase, and it could mutate again. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is this why some people get sicker than others with Covid-19?
Why are some people affected more severely by infections, including Covid? It's a question that's perplexed scientists but now they think they know part of the answer at least: autoantibodies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Female fertility drug to fix men's shoulders
Scientists have discovered a novel use for a drug usually prescribed to treat infertility in women - repairing painful shoulder injuries in men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The bizarre condition that keeps a choir singing Land of Hope and Glory inside Bill Oddie's head
As well as being one-third of television's celebrated Seventies comedy trio, The Goodies, Oddie, now 80, is Britain's best-known birdwatcher. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr NIGHAT ARIF: Any healthcare worker worthy of the name should have a jab
Dr NIGHAT ARIF Our choice affects those we care for. The idea that a patient I send to hospital could die because someone caring for them infects them with Covid is appalling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 10 effortlessly simple tricks to stay healthier ...for longer!
We spoke to some of the UK's leading anti-ageing experts as well as specialists in fields ranging from cardiology to dermatology, for the latest thinking on how to live longer and stay healthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quarter of UK's supermarket chilled sliced meats are saltier than the ocean, campaigners say
Some lunchtime sandwich meats like ham are twice as salty as seawater a team of London researchers has found. Campaigners are now calling for mandatory salt targets for public health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of states still experiencing cases double over the past two weeks SHRINKS to eight
The U.S. is seeing even more signs that the Omicron-fueled Covid surge is starting to recede. Cases are now down over the past two weeks in 17 states. While cases were doubling in almost every state only two weeks ago, the number of states that have seen daily infections double over the past 14 days is now all the way down to eight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-FDA chief Scott Gottlieb calls for END of 'divisive' mask and vaccine mandates
The Omicron-variant fueled COVID-19 wave is showing more signs that it will soon come to its end, and some public health leaders are calling for some pandemic-related restrictions to be phased out in the U.S., just as they recently were in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists claim England proved tougher policies weren't needed to fight Omicron...
But experts told MailOnline they could not see 'much difference' in death rates between Scotland and Wales and England since March 2020. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK's Covid cases tick up again after a fortnight of Omicron fizzling out
Britain today posted 56 deaths - down by a third on last Monday. Meanwhile, another 1,967 Covid-infected patients required NHS care on Tuesday, according to UK-wide statistics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cataract surgery may cut the risk of developing dementia by nearly 30%, study finds 
A study by University of Washington experts of more than 3,000 over-65s who had cataract surgery found the procedure reduced risk the risk by 29 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO warns against comparing Covid to flu because it's still 'very nasty' and 'full of surprises'
Dr David Nabarro, the WHO's British special envoy for Covid, said comparing the two viruses was irresponsible because it suggested Covid 'has suddenly got incredibly weak'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shop manager left completely blind after doctors twice misdiagnosed his incurable brain tumour
Andi Peel, from Leicester, began suffering from severe headaches while running a Carphone Warehouse mobile phone store in August 2019. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'No plans' to scrap Covid jab NHS mandate: No10 doubles down on move
The Government has been warned the April 1 deadline for frontline medics in England to get two jabs could leave 85,000 vacancies and 'paralyse' the health service. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men who worry lots in middle age at greater risk of heart disease later in life, experts find
Boston University researchers found those who were most neurotic and worried in middle age were up to 13 per cent more likely to be at risk of cardiometabolic disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of hospitalised Covid patients in England needing a ventilator has plunged to a SIX-MONTH low
Some 524 patients in hospital with the virus across England yesterday were receiving breathing support, the smallest figure since mid-July, UK Health Security Agency data shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trainer Camilla Akerberg reveals her THREE nutrition go-tos for shredding fat
Sydney personal trainer and model Camilla Akerberg, 32, has revealed the three nutrition products she uses to shred fat and gain muscle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci predicts most of US will hit Omicron peak within WEEKS as infections drop in early epicentres
Dr. Anthony Fauci says he's hopeful the nation get get the virus within the 'area of control' by mid-February as infection rates drop in early hotspots such as New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will NHS jab refuseniks get new jobs in Wales?
Vaccines are not compulsory for NHS staff in Wales because a 'vast majority' of workers have taken up the 'protections that vaccination offers', Mark Drakeford said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male pride could be causing older women to miss out on IVF, experts warn
Older women are often missing out on having children because their partners refuse to accept they need IVF, experts have warned, with male pride suggested as one part of the reason. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compulsory Covid jabs for NHS staff could be delayed for half a year after Tory revolt and protests
Boris Johnson is reportedly considering delaying bringing in the mandatory jab rule for NHS workers by another six months in a bid to prevent another Tory revolt (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GP complaints treble in a year: 'majority' of concerns over patients struggling to make appointment
Figures showed 8,267 patients contacted the health regulator between January and November last year, almost three times the 3,001 reported in the same period the year before. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid experts say it's time to stop subjecting school pupils to weekly swab tests
The Mail on Sunday has learned that despite the end of Plan B restrictions and a return towards normality, some primary schools are still requiring children to take up to five Covid tests a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can my husband stop the spread of his itchy red rash? DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions
DR ELLIE CANNON: Itchy, sore rashes can destroy patients' confidence - especially when they affect several parts of the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boris and Carrie's baby daughter Romy suffered 'quite badly' with bout of Covid
Rumours that the Omicron variant of Covid may be more severe in children have been circulating on social media in recent weeks, following data showing a spike in under-17s being hospitalised. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As exercise bikes are linked to incontinence DR PHILIPPA KAYE asks if spin class could be root cause
You can imagine my patient's disappointment when I told her that no, it wasn't normal, and her new-found obsession with her Peloton may be contributing to her incontinence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patients set to receive tucatinib tumour-melting wonder drug ahead of wider NHS rollout
Mother-of-four Lesley Stephen, of Edinburgh, benefited from tucatinib and said she agreed to take the drug as part of a trial 'because I had nothing to lose' after other treatments failed to work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors debate if women should be given a smear test ever five years as people explode at prospect
Journalist Katie Nicholl reveals how the aftermath of surgery on her cervix. after a routine smear test found 'abnormal cells', left her fearing she would lose her baby in 2012. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: The mushroom extract chewing gum that fights Covid
Laboratory studies have shown that chitosan - a type of sugar derived from shellfish and mushrooms - can interfere with the virus's ability to latch on to healthy cells and cause infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

400,000 NHS patients suffering from psoriatic arthritis to benefit from new daily pill rollout
In September 2019, reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed she had been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, which began with a rash on her stomach and legs, leading to severe pain in her hands. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Covid deaths increase by 13% over the past seven days with 1,953 Americans dying daily
The US recorded 3,564 new deaths on Friday - the fourth consecutive day where over 2,000 Covid deaths were reported, the first time that has happened since Christmas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO lowers recommended age for children to be eligible for Pfizer Covid vaccine to five years old
The WHO has lowered its minimum recommended age for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to five years old, down from 12. It also now recommends use of the Pfizer booster shot, a reversal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid booster shots can reduce risk of hospitalization from the Omicron variant by 90%
Studies published by the CDC Friday find that Covid booster shots can reduce someone's risk of Omicron-related hospitalization 90 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacists can now refer obese people to free weight loss courses to help reduce burden on NHS 
Pharmacists can refer obese people to free weight loss courses from today in a bid to reduce the burden on the NHS. Until now, patients had to be seen by a GP before accessing the course. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nicola Sturgeon 'seriously twisted Covid figures to suggest Scotland better off than in England'
Nicola Sturgeon has been reported to the UK Statistics Authority by the Scottish Liberal Democrats over her use of numbers at Holyrood yesterday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of the 3,187 'Covid patients' in Massachusetts hospitals admitted for an unrelated condition 
Almost half of 'Covid hospitalizations' in Massachusetts are among people who were admitted for a non-virus related reason, state officials revealed on Thursday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could CBD help in the fight against Covid?
Cannabis compound CBD could help prevent Covid infection, according to a team of scientists from Chicago. They found CBD prevented Covid from reproducing in human cells and mice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is UK's Omicron wave already flattening off? Daily Covid cases drop just 4% in a week
Government dashboard data shows another 95,787 positive tests were logged across the UK in the last 24 hours, down only slightly on the 99,652 recorded last Friday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK health chiefs are now officially keeping tabs on 'stealth' version of Omicron
The UK Health Security Agency today said BA.2 is now a 'variant under investigation'. This category is reserved for variants that are spreading in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should UK ditch daily Covid data updates?
Professor Yoon Loke, a medicine expert at Norwick Medical School, said it was time to abandon the daily Covid updates because the data was becoming 'incredibly problematic'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid was still fourth biggest killer in England in December, official data reveals
The Office for National Statistics' monthly report found there were 2,856 Covid deaths registered in England and Wales last month, down 18.1 per cent from the 3,487 the previous month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men and women's brains really do work differently
Researchers from Stanford Medicine looked into how male and female mouse brains differ by probing areas that are known to program 'rating, dating, mating and hating' behaviours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's flagship Covid vaccine may offer virtually zero protection against Omicron
CoronaVac triggers an 'undetectable' immune response against Omicron, according to researchers at Yale University who examined blood samples of 100 people double-jabbed with the vaccine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girls are more likely to put on weight if their grandfathers smoked before puberty, study suggests
University of Bristol researchers found girls carry 13.4lb (6.1kg) more bodyfat at the age of 24 if their maternal great-grandfathers' smoked before the age of 13 than if they didn't. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ministers slammed over classroom ventilation scheme as children sit in freezing classrooms
Labour today lashed out at a delay of almost a year between scientists first warning the Government of the importance of good airflow in schools and the launch of a pilot scheme to work out how to improve it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news