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Baby wipes increase children's risk of developing food allergies
Researchers from Northwestern University found immune reactions to nuts, eggs and soy may be brought on by a 'perfect storm' of baby wipes, dust and food exposure, in a 'major advance'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sisters, with permanently 'windswept' legs, have made a remarkable transformation
Salamatou, eight, and Mariama, six, from Mount Manengouba, Cameroon, developed 'windswept' limbs due to valgus, also known as knock knees, which left them barely able to walk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patient, 49, was forced to sleep in a CUPBOARD after a life-saving operation
Shocking images show Martyn Wells, 49,  from Worcester, lying in the cramped, windowless room after being wheeled into the makeshift ward just hours after having his stomach removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children are being sold CIGARETTES on Facebook
Stanford University researchers warned the unpaid 'organic' marketing towards tobacco products could get youngsters hooked on the killer items. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook sent a doctor on missions to obtain patient's data
Just last month, the company was in talks with Stanford Medical School and American College of Cardiology about potentially sharing and analysing their data. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How much will YOUR favourite fizzy drink cost?
Firms have to pay a levy of 18p a litre if drinks contain more than 5g of sugar per 100ml, or 24p a litre if more than 8g. The money will go to the Treasury and be put into school sports across the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby wipes increase children's risk of developing deadly food allergies
Researchers from Northwestern University found immune reactions to nuts, eggs and soy may be brought on by a 'perfect storm' of baby wipes, dust and food exposure, in a 'major advance'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

African girl, 12, has FOOTBALL-sized tumour removed
Known only as Kaltoumi, she was given three months to live. But she was saved by surgeons aboard a hospital ship that docked in Cameroon to perform the life-changing surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you suffer from adult acne? This new age facial could be the CURE
If you suffer from severe acne, this ancient Chinese therapy method could be the cure for you, according to some Australian acupuncturists and beauticians. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One child has a rotten tooth pulled out every 10 minutes
A child has a rotten tooth removed every ten minutes in England ’s hospitals, shocking figures reveal. It was the biggest single cause of hospital admissions for five to nine-year-olds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes drug Metformin may help treat nicotine withdrawal
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that metformin, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, could prevent symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, such as cravings and fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans pop vitamins by the handful without knowing the risks
More than half of Americans take at least one supplement on a regular basis, but they have no proven benefits for most healthy adults, and some carry serious risks, experts explain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you taking too many vitamins? Americans pop them by the handful without knowing the risks
More than half of Americans take at least one supplement on a regular basis, but they have no proven benefits for most healthy adults, and some carry serious risks, experts explain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Surgeon general urges all Americans to carry overdose antidote
Dr Jerome Adams said 95 percent of insured Americans can get Narcan. Speaking at a heroin summit, he urged all eligible to carry it in case they encounter someone overdosing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vagina questions you were too embarrassed to ask your gynecologist
A survey by Canesten revealed that 54 percent of women are unfamiliar with their vagina. Gynecologist Dr Lauren Streicher breaks down what women should know about their vulva and vagina. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily easy calf stretches may strengthen older people's legs
Taking 30 minutes for leg stretches every day may help combat frailty in elderly people by improving circulation and strength in their legs, Florida State University researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

70 people hospitalized with eye-bleeding from fake weed in Illinois
The number of people hospitalized with severe bleeding has more than tripled in the week since Illinois health officials first warned of the new side effect of synthetic marijuana. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness fanatic Jasmine Manuel refuses to let disorder hold her back
Jasmine Manuel, 22, who has Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 3, can often be seen doing push-ups and crunches around  Kennesaw State University, where she is a student. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holidaymaker left looking like a chipmunk after 'sun poisoning'
Holly  Barrington's face around the eyes and nose swelled up - despite wearing UV protection sunglasses during a trip to the Spanish island of Tenerife with her father last month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shannen Doherty shares update on breast cancer battle, we explain what it means
Actress Shannon Doherty shared an update on her breast cancer battle on Instagram Tuesday revealing she'll be monitored more closely after a test found elevated levels of a tumor marker. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overweight kids will NOT have a higher diabetes risk if they slim down before hitting 13
Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye patch improves vision in people with age-related sight loss
Researchers from the University of Southern California found that when the patch was implanted in people with dry macular degeneration, all experienced improved or stabilised vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London woman with MCAS can eat only rice and vegetables
Sophie Willis, from London, has mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) - a rare condition in which blood cells inappropriately react with certain foods and fragrances. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bionic prosthetic that allows veteran to feel with her fake fingers
Claudia Mitchell, 37, lost her arm at the shoulder in a motorcycle accident in 2004. After more than a decade of research trials she has been fitted with a bionic prosthetic that can feel for her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How gonorrhea became a superbug: Scientists identify mutation
In the new study, a team of researchers at the University of North Carolina ’s School of Medicine have uncovered new clues on mutations behind untreatable ‘super gonorrhea.’ (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to have more sex in old age? Then accept that your libido will fluctuate
The University of Waterloo study of 780 women found those who expect their passion for their partner to come and go over the years are less likely to adopt such negative coping strategies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Horsham woman battling crippling anxiety feels abandoned by NHS
EXCLUSIVE Barbara Cooper, 88, from Horsham, West Sussex, is also battling extreme loneliness as her severe mental-health disorder means she is not confident enough to leave the house. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists identify mutations that could help explain how gonorrhea became a SUPERBUG
In the new study, a team of researchers at the University of North Carolina ’s School of Medicine have uncovered new clues on mutations behind untreatable ‘super gonorrhea.’ (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six ways to reduce your dementia
Dr Helen Macpherson of Deakin University reveals a few ways people can reduce their risk of developing dementia. Some suggestions include managing weight, reading, and exercising. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pioneering eye patch improves vision in people battling a common condition that leads to blindness
Researchers from the University of Southern California found that when the patch was implanted in people with dry macular degeneration, all experienced improved or stabilised vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elderly adults grow just as many new brain cells as 20-year-olds
Contrary to previous research, a first-of-its-kind study by Columbia University researchers found that older brains are growing just as many neurons as young ones are. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't want a diminished libido when you're older? Then accept your sex drive will fluctuate
The University of Waterloo study of 780 women found those who expect their passion for their partner to come and go over the years are less likely to adopt such negative coping strategies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's, 88, anxiety has left her living like a 'hermit'
EXCLUSIVE Barbara Cooper, 88, from Horsham, West Sussex, is also battling extreme loneliness as her severe mental-health disorder means she is not confident enough to leave the house. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The gender pay gap in the NHS
NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon CCG, which is responsible for providing health services to 880,000 people, was the worst offender, according to the interactive tool. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Children whose parents are cousins more likely to suffer from depression
Researchers from Queen's University Belfast claim the results may appear overly alarming. Most people have a 0.3-to-0.66 per cent risk of schizophrenia, which is raised to just 0.6-to-1.32 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marine veteran fitted with a bionic prosthetic that allows her to FEEL with her fake fingers
Claudia Mitchell, 37, lost her arm at the shoulder in a motorcycle accident in 2004. After more than a decade of research trials she has been fitted with a bionic prosthetic that can feel for her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six ways to reduce your dementia: Expert reveals what we DO know about the brain-destroying disease  
Dr Helen Macpherson of Deakin University reveals a few ways people can reduce their risk of developing dementia. Some suggestions include managing weight, reading, and exercising. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 foods that could reduce your risk of cancer
Healthista ’s nutrition director Rick Hay breaks down which 10 foods people should incorporate into their diets to reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Goths, emos and moshers six times more likely to commit suicide
Researchers from the University of Manchester also found members of 'alternative subcultures' are more likely to self harm. They believe this is due to the 'stigma and hate crime' they face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which region is being hit hardest by scarlet fever?
Data shows 15,549 have been struck down by the infection so far this year in England and Wales. This is almost double the cases recorded in the same time frame in 2016 - the worst year in half a century. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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There is NO such thing as different learning styles scientists say
The research, from Indiana University, debunks the modern theory that every student learns differently, with the authors suggesting many of us simply use this as an excuse for poor results. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Could THIS lead to a cure for hearing loss?
Experts at Harvard and the University of Southern California made the discovery after testing animal tissues in the lab. Hearing loss strikes around one in five adults in the US and UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children whose parents are cousins are up to three times more likely to suffer from depression
Researchers from Queen's University Belfast claim the results may appear overly alarming. Most people have a 0.3-to-0.66 per cent risk of schizophrenia, which is raised to just 0.6-to-1.32 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New tiny camera can detect hidden tumors
The tiny device developed by researchers in Illinois uses infrared signals to 'feel' tumors that have been coated in dye, the same way butterflies create multispectral images of their habitat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Goths, emos and moshers are up to six times more likely to commit suicide
Researchers from the University of Manchester also found members of 'alternative subcultures' are more likely to self harm. They believe this is due to the 'stigma and hate crime' they face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists implant miniature human 'brain' in a mouse and it grows its own blood vessels
Researchers from the University of California at Davis succeeded in creating a miniature human brain with its own blood vessels in a lab. They hope this will allow bigger organs to be grown. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patient, 63, is recovering well after having a hysterectomy in robot surgery
Christine Lockton, 63, from Croydon, underwent a procedure that saw surgeons sitting at opposite ends of a robotic console, known as the da Vinci Xi, while they performed the operation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness fanatic, 22, who has broken her bones 200 times, is often found doing push-ups and crunches
Jasmine Manuel, 22, who has Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type 3, can often be seen doing push-ups and crunches around  Kennesaw State University, where she is a student. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The woman who can ONLY eat rice and vegetables!
Sophie Willis, from London, has mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) - a rare condition in which blood cells inappropriately react with certain foods and fragrances. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holidaymaker, 20, left looking like a CHIPMUNK when she suffered 'sun poisoning'
Holly  Barrington's face around the eyes and nose swelled up - despite wearing UV protection sunglasses during a trip to the Spanish island of Tenerife with her father last month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news