Why do my legs feel like I'm wearing lead boots? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: One of the most common causes of hot and stiff legs is type 2 diabetes, even when there are no signs of the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Sunshine vitamin' could lower your risk of developing diabetes, experts say 
A review of clinical trials found that a higher intake of vitamin D pills was linked to a 15 per cent lower chance of developing type 2 diabetes in adults with pre-diabetes three years later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors say golf is GOOD for you - and it might be even better than Nordic walking!
Over-65s who took to the green had better blood sugar and blood lipid levels, than when they were asked to go walking, scientists from the University of Eastern Finland discovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why even an unhappy marriage is good for your health
Experts from the University of Luxembourg and the University of Ottawa in Canada looked at data from more than 3,000 adults aged 50 to 89. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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High blood pressure? Try eating tuna and bananas, says the Gut Health Guru DR MEGAN ROSSI 
DR MEGAN ROSSI: High blood pressure raises your risk of heart attack and stroke (as well as kidney disease, sight loss and dementia). It can also raise your risk of dying from Covid if you catch it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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First pill for postpartum depression could be rolled out in US by AUGUST 
Massachusetts-based drugmakers Sage Therapeutics and Biogen said Monday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could approve the medication by August 6. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The expert who says sugar is better for you than low-calorie sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners have become a fixture in our everyday foods and drinks - from cereals and yoghurts to chewing gum and instant coffee. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How you can beat NHS waiting lists: By exercising the right to choose your hospital
Just imagine being able to shave months off your waiting time for an NHS operation at the touch of a button - and at no extra cost. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eye scan could predict patient's risk of a stroke years ahead of time, research shows 
A simple eye test could be used to predict a patient's risk of a stroke years before it happens. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Did talcum powder cause the cancer that killed Maureen? Her widower is in group against manufactures
When Maureen Wright was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, both she and her husband Jeffrey were left reeling in disbelief. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Vitamin D increases the chance of natural birth and makes intervention during delivery less likely
Two-thirds of those who were given the supplement went on to have a spontaneous vaginal delivery compared with just over half those who did not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Taking vitamin D supplements could drag 17million Americans and Brits back from brink of diabetes
In a meta-analysis of 17 studies, Tufts University researchers found that pre-diabetics could reduce their likelihood of developing the potentially-crippling condition by 15 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Long Covid rates could be slashed in half if people ate healthy and exercised
Long covid symptoms can be blunted by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including by exercising regularly, sleeping enough, and maintaining a healthy weight, according to Harvard researchers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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More than 400 food items in nine states recalled over potential listeria contamination
The recall was announced by Fresh Ideation Food Group LLC for products sold in stores, from vending machines and 'during travel with transportation providers' last month between January 24 and 30. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking up to two bottles of beer or small glasses of wine per day may LOWER the chance of dementia
Researchers in South Korea tracked four million people for up to eight years. They found that alcohol consumption in low amounts may protect against dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news