Chatting to colleagues benefits people's wellbeing just as much as close friendships, study finds
Researchers from  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, believe the interactions with acquaintances protect against stress and encourage people to lead healthier lifestyles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious
Palliative sedation is when a patient who is terminally is given enough sedatives to render them unconscious. Although it is legal in all 50 states, it is controversial and some liken it euthanasia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein on how to make a 'sleep break-up' work
Sydney's sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein revealed her tips to make a 'sleep break-up' work for you - and how you can tell your partner about the sleeping arrangement without hurting their feelings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report
Rates of obesity in boys are highest in Greece, where more than a third of 11 year olds are either obese or overweight. Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands have the lowest rates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Sex addiction IS a mental-health disorder, declare WHO
The updated guidelines are scheduled to be presented to all WHO member states at their annual assembly in May 2019. It is aimed the new classifications will come into effect in 2022. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Could your bra cause headaches? The home test to ensure your lingerie is the right size
According to research, 80 per cent of women wear the wrong bra for their size and shape. Sydney-based Triumph lingerie fitter Paula Svoboda says loose bras could be the cause of your repetitive headaches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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All you need to know about your pulse and what a normal heart rate is
Anna Beale, a PhD candidate in cardiology at Monash University, and Shane Nanayakkara, a cardiologist at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, explain what a normal heart rate is. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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When will you die? A new blood test could reveal how long you have left to live
The Yale University researchers insist their measurements offer the most accurate and easy-to-interpret result of any study to date since they used factors measured in an annual physical. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Top doctors call for allowing women to take abortion pill in the comfort of their own home
Leading  doctors have called for women to be allowed to take abortion pills at home. Currently, women are required to take the two tablets in a clinic or hospital supervised by a nurse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New implant that can warn if you're about to have a heart attack
The tiny metal tube is a type of stent, very similar to those implanted in thousands of people in the UK every year to open up clogged arteries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nutritionist shares the foods you should eat and avoid at night
Everyone loves an after dinner snack, but there are a number of popular treats that are significantly impacting the quality of your sleep. Australian dietitian Susie Burrell reveals the worst ones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Heart muscle can be regenerated to prevent organ failure
Researchers from Oxford University found that injecting a protein after heart attacks significantly reduces the amount of damaged heart muscle and allows the organ to pump as normal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious
Palliative sedation is when a patient who is terminally is given enough sedatives to render them unconscious. Although it is legal in all 50 states, it is controversial and some liken it euthanasia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Victory for the Mail! Officials SUSPEND the use of vaginal mesh
NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care has accepted an immediate suspension of vaginal mesh for the procedure, called for by Baroness Julia Cumberlege. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Palliative sedation renders patients unconscious without getting approved for assisted dying  
Palliative sedation is when a patient who is terminally is given enough sedatives to render them unconscious. Although it is legal in all 50 states, it is controversial and some liken it euthanasia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Madrid woman dies of intoxication from cleaning products
The woman called the emergency services at 3pm on Monday from her home in Madrid saying she had been cleaning for two hours and felt faint. She was found in cardiac arrest and later declared dead. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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People born after June are less likely to be obese
The Zurich ETH University research suggests that when people make love in a colder climate their children will be blessed by carrying more of a substance called brown fat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Surgeon who works day and night to help women in pain
Dr Sohier Elneil, from London, is the latest medical professional to be nominated for our annual NHS Health Heroes award. This is her extraordinary story... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Transgender women have higher risk of strokes and blood clots
Researchers at Kaiser Permanente and Emory University studied 100,000 people for the first ever study on the risk of hormone therapy in transgender men and women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Don't throw away strawberry leaves - they can be good for you!
To give your health an extra boost, put the vegetable peeler back in the drawer — for those skins, stalks and scrappy bits we chop off fruit and vegetables are often the healthiest bits of all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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High-tech cancer treatment that saved Ashya King is in Britain
Simon Hardacre, from Gloucestershire, was treated at the Rutherford Cancer Centre in Newport, South Wales, which started giving patients proton beam therapy in April. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Should we all be worried about mercury fillings?
Dentists must restrict the use of mercury amalgam fillings in children under 15, and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, because they are ‘vulnerable groups’. Here's why... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ASK THE GP: Help, my wife can't stop burping! Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on excessive gas and the devastation of being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How a mother saved her son from sepsis
When Oliver Leather, from Cheltenham, cut his knee during pre-season rugby training, the gash looked like a run-of-the-mill sports injury. It later developed into a near-deadly case of sepsis. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: How to get Sandra Bullock ’s waistline
Bullock reportedly works out for an hour a day, six days a week, also packing in yoga, conditioning work and Pilates. Here's how you can replicate her shape. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New jab to help patients at risk of going blind from common condition
Tocilizumab, a drug that targets a chemical responsible for inflammation, could help countless people with giant cell arteritis (GCA). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Heart muscle can be regenerated to prevent organ failure
Researchers from Oxford University found that injecting a protein after heart attacks significantly reduces the amount of damaged heart muscle and allows the organ to pump as normal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Rescued Thai cave boys could face a lifetime of traumatic memories
Dr Jennifer Wild, a consultant clinical psychologist at the Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders& Trauma, said such scenarios may bring back traumatic memories for the football team. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prestigious medical journal retracts 2 papers
The Lancet - considered one of the most-well known journals - made the rare step of taking down both studies authored by the 59-year-old Italian Paolo Macchiarini. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Working night shifts drives up the risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease:
A new study from the University of Washington and the University of Surrey has found that working night shift disrupts the peripheral clocks found in your body's tissues such as the liver and pancreas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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People who see themselves as Albert Einstein suddenly think they are smarter
Researchers from the University of Barcelona found that donning a virtual-reality headset that makes users look like the famous physicist causes them to score better on cognitive tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Madrid woman dies of intoxication from cleaning products
The woman called the emergency services at 3pm on Monday from her home in Madrid saying she had been cleaning for two hours and felt faint. She was found in cardiac arrest and later declared dead. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greek boys are the most obese, reveals EU-funded report
Rates of obesity in boys are highest in Greece, where more than a third of 11 year olds are either obese or overweight. Ireland, Denmark and the Netherlands have the lowest rates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When will you die? A new blood test could reveal how long you have left to live
The Yale University researchers insist their measurements offer the most accurate and easy-to-interpret result of any study to date since they used factors measured in an annual physical. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Daughters ’ fury over how their mother, 91, was ‘ill-treated’ at Bupa home
Sarah Ann Matthews, who had Alzheimers and was 91 when she died, allegedly sustained injuries due to negligence at the Mersey Parks care home in Toxteth, Liverpool. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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A blood test for leukemia? Genetic changes in the blood can be spotted five years before
The findings by British and Canadian scientists could be a game-changer for the hard-to-treat cancer, allowing doctors to monitor patients' risks in the same way that polyps can be red flags for colon cancers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Babies should be fed solid food from just 3 MONTHS
The King ’s College London study - funded by official bodies including the Food Standards Agency and Medical Research Council - could lead to a change in infant feeding guidelines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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People born after June are less likely to be obese
The Zurich ETH University research suggests that when people make love in a colder climate their children will be blessed by carrying more of a substance called brown fat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Microbubbles’ loaded with drugs could destroy more than half of hard-to-treat tumours
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a therapy that only targets immune cells that work to fight off tumours and therefore avoids the side effects of treating all cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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