'Text to quit JUUL': New chat bot aims to coach teenagers through quitting
After public health officials announced youth vaping was an 'epidemic' and called for cessation drugs for teenagers, the Truth Initiative released a texting program made specifically for Juul-addicted teens. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Healthy woman dies after doctors wrongly removed BOTH kidneys after misdiagnosing her with cancer
Linda Woolley, 73, of Englewood, Colorado, was on the transplant list when she suffered a fatal cardiac arrest on Friday, her family said. She was misdiagnosed with 'likely' kidney cancer in March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Healthy woman dies after doctors wrongly removed BOTH kidneys after misdiagnosing her with cancer
Linda  Woolley, 73, of Englewood, Colorado, was on the transplant list when she suffered a fatal cardiac arrest on Friday, her family said. She was misdiagnosed with 'likely' kidney cancer in March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Synthetic cannabis may stop colorectal cancer from growing, study suggests  
Pennsylvania State University researchers found 10 lab-made cannabis-like compounds that may help slow colorectal tumor growth by slowing cell division in general or other means. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Synthetic cannabis may stop colorectal cancer from growing, study suggests   
Pennsylvania State University researchers found 10 lab-made cannabis-like compounds that may help slow colorectal tumor growth by slowing cell division in general or other means. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Strangers living in the same city discover they are SISTERS after taking at-home DNA tests
Amy Measeles and Emily Sinclair are both 35, both live in Phoenix Arizona, but had no idea they were half-sisters until they took 23andMe at home DNA tests. Now they've found another four siblings, too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Patient at Philadelphia hospital cleared of Ebola
An unidentified patient was tested for Ebola  at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The patient 'met the criteria' for exposure to Ebola, which is spreading in the Congo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The man who has NEVER cleaned his penis
The man - known only as Zach - was examined by Dr Naomi Sutton of E4's The Sex Clinic. The Sheffield-based consultant diagnosed the 24-year-old with a serious case of smega build-up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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‘I'm learning every day': Denise Richards reveals her daughter has a rare chromosomal disorder
Denise Richards revealed that her youngest daughter Eloise, seven, was diagnosed with a chromosomal disorder that has caused developmental delays in motor skills and speech. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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HIV drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's
Lamivudine, sold as Epivir or 3TC, is a drug produced by GlaxoSmithKline to combat HIV, either taken on its own or in combination with other drugs. A new test shows it may also fight dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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HIV drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's
Lamivudine, sold as Epivir or 3TC,  is a drug produced by GlaxoSmithKline to combat HIV, either taken on its own or in combination with other drugs. A new test shows it may also fight dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Baby born at just 25 weeks 545 days ago is set to go home for the FIRST TIME
Mikey Barone, now 17-months, of Buffalo, NY, will finally experience the outside world after he was born on July 5 2017. He was delivered via C-section when his mother developed hypertension. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Thousands of people diagnosed with deadly fungal disease Valley Fever in California as cases soar
Valley Fever cases increased by eight percent in 2018 from 2017 and 42 percent from 2016, according to a report released by the California Department of Public Health last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Yoga could help millions of arthritis patients
A study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi also found that boosting a patient's mental health helped them stick to their medication and made their day-to-day life easier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Britain is in the midst of a 'toxic air crisis', Unicef warns
At least 4.5million children in the UK - 30 per cent of all under-18s - are growing up in areas with unsafe levels of particulate matter in the air, according to a report. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How is your hospital coping this winter? Performance tracker breaks down figures for local trusts
EXCLUSIVE: England's worst performing hospitals have been named and shamed by an NHS Performance Tracker. The tool is updated regularly with the latest NHS figures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Yoga could help millions of arthritis patients
A study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in  New Delhi also found that boosting a patient's mental health helped them stick to their medication and made their day-to-day life easier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Thousands of people diagnosed with deadly fungal disease Valley Fever in California as cases soar
Valley Fever cases increased by eight percent in 2018 from 2017 and 42 percent from 2016, according to a report released by the California Department of Public Health last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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CrossFit lover 'was left paralysed after having the flu jab'
Amaris Carlin, 27, from New York, was offered the jab in September 2017 through her job as a substitute teacher. Just eight hours later, she lost feeling in one of her legs and became fatigued. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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AI-powered stethoscope can spot pneumonia by listening to how a patient breathes
Scientists based at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, have invented a stethoscope which uses noise-filtering technology and a database of around 1,500 people's lung sounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The woman who ‘is lucky to be alive’: 24-year-old has allergies to eggs, nuts, fish and peas
Emmeliegha Bodde said she has 'almost died a few times' due to allergies. The childminder, from Derby, is unable to work outside of her mothers house. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Newborn baby dies from SYPHILIS in Britain 'for the first time in decades'
At least one baby in the UK died last year of syphilis transmitted from its mother during pregnancy, and cases are on the rise, the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Tennessee father-of-four, 33, dies from 'human form of mad cow disease'
Tony Gibson, 33, from Lebanon, Tennessee, was diagnosed with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in May 2018. After being given one year to live, he passed away at a nursing home on January 30. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Safer' OxyContin pills drove a RISE in hepatitis C rates
After 2010, when OxyContin was reformulated to be harder to abuse, heroin and hepatitis C rates rocketed in OxyContin's top prescribing states, the RAND Corporation says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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People who marry in their early 20s have better sleep in middle age, study finds 
A research team at the University of Minnesota has found those who have positive, lasting relationships in their early adulthood experience less anxiety after the age of 32. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cystic fibrosis sufferer slams the NHS after being denied funding for IVF and surrogacy
Sophie Gannon, from Bexley, South London, had a double lung transplant in 2011. Her and her partner, Josh Thomas, were told they do not fit the funding criteria, and are now fundraising money. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Three-year-old girl's chickenpox caused her to have a STROKE
Lottie Evans was staying at a caravan park in Abersoch, North Wales, with her family on July 26, 2016 when she became clumsy, irritable and unable to walk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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CrossFit lover 'was left paralysed after having the flu jab'
Amaris Carlin, 27, from New York, was offered the jab in September 2017 through her job as a substitute teacher. Just eight hours later, she lost feeling in one of her legs and became fatigued. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Paramedic is left with lips TWICE their normal size, covered in hives and struggling to breathe
Lydia O'Connor, 23, of Chelmsford, Essex, has idiopathic urticaria, which causes her to randomly develop hives with no obvious triggers. Doctors previously dismissed her symptoms as a nut allergy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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NHS bosses will have to pass stricter 'competency checks' to get a job
The UK Government's Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock, will today announce 'minimum competency standards' to try and improve the quality of leadership in the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Paramedic is left with lips TWICE their normal size, covered in hives and struggling to breathe
Lydia O'Connor, 23, of Chelmsford, Essex, has idiopathic urticaria, which causes her to randomly develop hives with no obvious triggers. Doctors previously dismissed her symptoms as a nut allergy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 43, who was told her skin cancer was just a wart have has her ear AMPUTATED after five years
Anthea Smith, of Greater Manchester, saw her ear become covered in a black warty growth which bled. A GP 'reluctantly' referred her and a biopsy showed stage 3C melanoma. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Robbie the Robot' can spot worsening dementia after watching 13 episodes of Emmerdale
Computer scientists at Edge Hill University have developed a robot which uses artificial intelligence to monitor someone's body language and expressions, and could help care for dementia patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Newborn baby dies from SYPHILIS in Britain 'for the first time in decades'
At least one baby in the UK died last year of syphilis transmitted from its mother during pregnancy and cases are on the rise, the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Robbie the Robot' can spot worsening dementia after watching 13 episodes of Emmerdale
Computer scientists at Edge Hill University have developed a robot which uses artificial intelligence to monitor someone's body language and expressions, and could help care for dementia patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Breakthrough' prosthetic hand that can FEEL and be controlled by the mind
Scientists from all the world - including the University of Essex - developed the artificial limb, which gives amputees a greater degree of sensitivity than existing prosthetics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Britain is in the midst of a 'toxic air crisis', Unicef warns
At least 4.5million children in the UK - 30 per cent of all under-18s - are growing up in areas with unsafe levels of particulate matter in the air, according to a report. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People who marry in their early 20s have better sleep in middle age, study finds  
A research team at the University of Minnesota has found those who have positive, lasting relationships in their early adulthood experience less anxiety after the age of 32. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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One in five people wrongly believe dementia is 'part of getting old'
A report reveals many people can't name factors known to reduce the risk. Experts said more people need to understand the disease, which is the biggest killer in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Booze-related hospital admissions rise every year since 2008 in England despite decrease in drinking
Despite a fall in the number of people drinking alcohol, booze-related hospital admissions have risen every year since 2008 in England - with the older generation fueling the increase. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Could we end HIV by 2030? Trump is set to announce ambitious plan during SOTU
Donald Trump is expected to announce a plan to 'end the HIV epidemic by 2030' in his State of the Union address tonight. It sounds wildly ambitious, but it is not - depending on what he means by 'end'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Booze-related hospital admissions rise every year since 2008 in England despite decrease in drinking
Despite a fall in the number of people drinking alcohol, booze-related hospital admissions have risen every year since 2008 in England - with the older generation fueling the increase. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Men who have smoked marijuana are MORE fertile than those who don't, shocking Harvard study finds
A new Harvard University study unexpectedly found that men who have ever smoked weed have higher sperm counts and testosterone levels, but the male hormone may drive fertility and 'risk-taking.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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