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Men with cancer live for 25% longer if given a drug early
British researchers showed men with the cancer live 25 per cent longer if given docetaxel – an established chemotherapy drug – early on in their treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Married mother-of-three with HIV describes life with virus
Janeli Saucedo-Castrejana was contracted HIV from her husband just months after their wedding, but the couple, of San Antonio, Texas, now lives a normal life with three children thanks to treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

David Beckham is urging for 'bold action' against malaria
The former England football captain, 42, says in a clip: 'We can be the generation that ends it for good, malaria must die so millions can live.' In 2016, there were 216 million cases worldwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study claims aspirin could cure erectile dysfunction
Turkish researchers claim 120 men achieved a 75 percent erection success rate after six weeks of one daily aspirin. Viagra, meanwhile, markets a success rate between 48 and 81 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report reveals bacterial outbreak caused by Flint's water
Researchers from Colorado State University linked Flint's water crisis to a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in 2014 and 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A nighttime shower is better for you than a morning wash  
Daily Mail Online spoke to dermatologists and scrolled through shower studies to find that a nighttime wash clears oils and dirt from your skin which regenerates while you sleep. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two minute autism test may detect the disorder in toddlers
Researchers at Rutgers University developed a two-minute questionnaire that can detect autism in toddlers earlier, at a time when intervention might be crucial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photos capture Adalynn Grace just before she dies of CHD
Adalynn Grace, two year's old, was one of those born with the defect, and she passed away while waiting for a heart transplant at a children's hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, surrounded by her family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu death rate is higher in cities of Super Bowl teams
Economists at Cornell University found an 18 percent increase in deaths among over-65s in areas which reach the NFL championship final, after studying data from 1974 to 2009. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A two-minute survey could detect if your child has autism  
Researchers at Rutgers University developed a two-minute questionnaire that can detect autism in toddlers earlier, at a time when intervention might be crucial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photos capture 2 year old just before she dies of CHD
Adalynn Grace, two year's old, was one of those born with the defect, and she passed away while waiting for a heart transplant at a children's hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, surrounded by her family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas woman describes suffering 3 heart attacks in a week  
Tara Robinson, 44, a US Army Veteran of Fort Worth Texas, suffered three heart attacks in April 2014. The then-40-year-old teacher had warning signs months before the heart attacks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up to one in 20 children may have fetal alcohol syndrome
Depending on the region, rates of fetal alcohol disorders are between 13 and 400 percent higher than previously thought, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas woman and Alabama boy both die of flu on Sunday
Heather Holland, 38, of Texas, died on Sunday from the flu after refusing to take Tamiflu. Aaron Masterson, 12, died the same day after battling cystic fibrosis, made deadly by the flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imagination can reduce pain
A new study from the Netherlands found that people who visualized something protecting them from pain actually experienced less pain when they placed a hand in painfully cold water. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photos capture Adalynn Grace's final moments
Adalynn Grace, two year's old, was one of those born with the defect, and she passed away while waiting for a heart transplant at a children's hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, surrounded by her family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digital media is good for family life
Researchers from the London School of Economics (LSE) have found that digital media is being used by parents to help them raise their children (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could wine treat depression?
Researchers from  Mount Sinai Hospital in New York found compounds in grape seeds significantly improve resilience in stressed mice. This may be due to the compounds' effects on inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Far more children affected by fetal alcohol disorder
Depending on the region, rates of fetal alcohol disorders are between 13 and 400 percent higher than previously thought, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gay and bisexual men will be offered the HPV jab
The NHS and Public Health England scheme, hoped to protect thousands of men from penile, anal and oral cancers, will begin in April, the Government has confirmed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's hairiest man Larry Gomez earns moniker Wolf Man
Larry Gomez, of San Bernardino, California, was born with congenital generalized hypertrichosis - a rare genetic disorder that strikes less than 100 people worldwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's could be treated with electric shocks to brain
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania sent electric shocks to the area of the brain that processes language and found that patients' memory improved by 15 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartbreaking photos capture two-year-old's final moments
Adalynn Grace, two year's old, was one of those born with the defect, and she passed away while waiting for a heart transplant at a children's hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, surrounded by her family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Working in an office can make people 'dimwits'
Four weeks of exposure to dim light resulted in diminished learning and memory performance, Michigan State University researchers concluded from a trial on Nile grass rats. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Price of giving birth depends on which state you live in
FAIR Health compiled data that shows it costs about $10,000 to give birth in Alaska and New Jersey and around $5,000 to do the same in Alabama and Utah. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 10 foods to eat for thicker hair  
While hair loss and thinning may be distressing, simple dietary changes could be all it takes to prevent further fall outs, according to Neal's Yards Remedies' team of naturopaths and herbalists. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science reveals nine ways having sex benefits your health  
According to California-based obstetrician-gynaecologist Dr Sherry Ross, few things in life are better for people's hearts, bodies and souls than getting intimate between the sheets. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Painkillers can block emotional pain, review shows
Over-the-counter painkillers may influence how people react to images and experience hurt feelings, researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A real-life werewolf, or the world's HAIRIEST man?
Larry Gomez, of San Bernardino, California, was born with congenital generalized hypertrichosis - a rare genetic disorder that strikes less than 100 people worldwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacists debunk old wives' tales
Urinating on someone who has been stung by a jellyfish won't actually help and drinking alcohol to cure a hangover won't help and can even make it worse, say experts at PharmacyOutlet.co.uk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stockport woman had an open wound on her ankle for 6 years
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Anita Nickson, 50, from Stockport, had an open wound for six years. It caused an artery to rupture while she was at the supermarket, making her lose two pints of blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Overweight Exeter woman discovers she has thyroid cancer
EXCLUSIVE: Cerys Head, 22, from Exeter, lost almost half her body weight in a year, leading doctors to believe she was suffering from a serious eating disorder - which turned out to be cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Outbreak of 'monkey fever' has killed 19 people in India
Health officials in Sindhudurg district, on the east coast of India, state the 'situation is under control' and cases of Kyasanur Forest disease are believed to be on the decline. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An open wound caused an artery in a woman's leg to burst
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Anita Nickson, 50, from Stockport, had an open wound for six years. It caused an artery to rupture while she was at the supermarket, making her lose two pints of blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking hot tea 'increases risk of esophageal cancer'
The new study by scientists in China found drinking tea heated to over 65C was associated with a five-fold increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive drinking or heavy smoking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harrow woman reveals insect bite left her wheelchair-bound
Juliet Rose, from Harrow, can no longer eat solid food because of her Lyme disease. She believes she has harboured the infection, spread by infected ticks, since childhood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overweight woman discovers she has thyroid cancer
EXCLUSIVE: Cerys Head, 22, from Exeter, lost almost half her body weight in a year, leading doctors to believe she was suffering from a serious eating disorder - which turned out to be cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Program will test ovarian cancer patients' tissue samples
Chrissy Keepence's family has been devastated by the BRCA gene. Now a new program aims to identify mutation carriers by testing samples of women who have been diagnosed with cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyndi Cohen reveals why egg yolks are good for you
Australian dietitian Lyndi Cohen is one of many now speaking out in support of the yolk. Most of the nutrients in an egg are actually found in the yolk, like healthy fats and Vitamins E, D, E, and K. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Post-baby mesh operation is linked to superbug infections
Annette Power, 56, from Cambridgeshire, has had to take antibiotics for more than a decade due to complications from the mesh, but now fears that she'll be at risk of dying from blood poisoning. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of over-65s missing out on vital pneumonia jab
The lung condition kills an estimated 30,000 a year in the UK and now thousands are thought to be at increased risk as GPs struggle to get hold of enough of the vaccine to meet demand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are anti-ageing stem cell jabs really safe?
The 'precursor' cells are increasingly being used in the beauty industry to slow the signs of ageing, despite warnings that they could develop into rogue cells which could even cause cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung operation that could make you breathe more easily
Around 1.3 million people in the UK have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and a new trial at the Royal Brompton and Glenfield Hospital in Leicester hopes to bring surgery to more patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why being forgetful doesn't always mean dementia
Many of us worry about our poor memory as we age and travel writer Mark Palmer, 60, feared the worse when he became confused during a UK break and underwent a series of tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Hatred of sound that can leave patients physically ill
Jade, 22, suffers from a condition called misophonia - the hatred of sound - and she feels physically sick and her heart rate soars when she hears other diners chew, swallow and jangle cutlery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors don't take women in pain as seriously as men
A growing stack of evidence suggests that, for a variety of reasons, the medical profession routinely underestimates the level of pain experienced by female patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hi-tech pen warns surgeons if your heart is going to stop
Animal tests suggest the hand-held pen device accurately predicts cardiac arrests more than 90 per cent of the time, and at least 10 minutes before they happen - enabling doctors to prevent them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men with prostate cancer have access to fewer nurses
For every urological nurse in the NHS there are 166 new prostate cancer cases a year – twice as many as the 86 cases for every breast cancer nurse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rise in vegans and vegetarians send Quorn sales soaring
Sales of the firm ’s products, which replicate the shape and texture of everything from burgers to fish fingers, rose by an unprecedented 16 per cent last year as consumers turned away from meat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google ‘robomedics’ spot disease faster than doctors
Google ’s London-based AI firm, DeepMind, used retinal scans from thousands of patients to develop an algorithm that spots disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news