New treatment cures half of patients with untreatable skin cancer
A new study from the University of Texas has found a new treatment in the form of a drug that could cure half of all patients with an incurable form of skin cancer by attacking tumors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why potatoes could be fuelling the nation's obesity crisis
Medical doctor Xand van Tulleken explains how carb-heavy foods like potatoes can actually contain a lot of sugar, thanks to a type of sugary starch that our bodies convert into glucose (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Binge drinking leads to alcohol tolerance by slowing down brain communication
The more alcohol you binge drink, the more slowly the brain's neurons fire, encouraging the development of alcohol tolerance, researchers at the University of Mississippi discovered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Differences in brain structure can predict if you'll succeed on diet
A new study has found that those who have greater volume in two regions at the front of the brain are more likely to make healthier food choices while on a diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 2008 financial crash and austerity had NO overall impact on health in Britain
The study of 27 countries found in the UK and other European nations death rates 'declined steadily among people of high and low education levels throughout the period studied'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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LED stool for people with back pain
The device, developed by scientists at Fraunhofer IAO in Germany, uses two sensors that monitor your posture. The company claims these can be fitted into regular seats, including those in a car. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The world cancer league tables: Scientists calculate the best and worst performing countries
The Global Burden of Disease Study, led by the University of Washington, has revealed the countries where the most and fewest people get cancer, and where people are most or least likely to die of it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother-of-tow's late-stage breast cancer cured by breakthrough immunotherapy treatment   
Judy Perkins, 52, has been cured of her breast cancer by a revolutionary treatment that used supercharged versions of her own immunity cells to eliminate the disease, a new NIH study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Furious medics flock to Twitter to blast Jeremy Hunt
Jeremy Hunt today overtook fellow Tory Norman Fowler, who served from 1981 to 1987, having already passed NHS founder Aneurin Bevan in February. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman's late-stage breast cancer cured by breakthrough immunotherapy treatment   
A woman has been cured of her breast cancer by a revolutionary treatment that used supercharged versions of her own immunity cells to eliminate the disease, a new NIH study reveals (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Experimental HIV vaccine may prevent DOZENS of strains of the virus
Researchers have created a new experimental vaccine that could neutralize dozens of strains of HIV by creating proteins that send antibodies to a vulnerable site of the virus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Zapping a man's private parts could combat erectile dysfunction
The only sensation felt was a mild tingling as the current passed through tissue. Researchers at The Federal University of Health Sciences in Porto Alegre, Brazil, carried out the trial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Fertility expert warns stars are not honest about egg donation
A fertility expert has warned that if stars such as Brigitte Nielsen, 54,have used a donor egg to have a baby and aren't open about it, then it could be giving 'false hope' to women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Do you avoid gluten and dairy? You could be a nutrichondriac
A new study reveals nearly half of British adults believe they have a food intolerance, despite only 15 per cent having an allergy test. It's led nutritionists to coin a new term for this obsession. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Home computers could pick up early warning signs of Parkinson's
Researchers at Duke University and Microsoft analysed the online activity of 31 million Americans to try to use searches and mouse movements to predict whether somebody has Parkinson's disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Indigestion pills taken with aspirin could cut risk of gullet cancer
The trial, led by Professor Janus Jankowski at the University of Central Lancashire, split 2,563 people with Barrett's oesophagus into four groups. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why women are more likely to view life with disgust
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine researchers asked 2,500 people to rate how revolted they were by 75 different scenarios - including treading barefoot on a slug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The cancer-preventing pizza: Italian scientists use Mediterranean vegetables to create healthy dish
Researchers at the Istituto Nazionale Tumori – National Cancer Institute – in Milan say they have used the Meditteranean diet to create a pizza which could help prevent cancer and heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 43, is left paralysed, after being bitten in her GARDEN by a tick
Rachel Foulkes-Davies (left), 43, was bitten by a tick on her neck (inset) in her garden in North Wales but thought nothing of it until a few days later when her lip went numb and her face began to droop (right) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Thousands of breast cancer patients may be SPARED from chemotherapy
A landmark study in New York has found that a significant proportion of women with the disease need only a daily pill – such as tamoxifen – to stop their cancer returning after surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The 50 greatest family days out - and they won ’t break the bank!
Zipwire through a rainforest and duel like a wizard at Hogwarts, the Mail on Sunday presents 50 fantastic family days out that will thrill the young and, crucially, won't break the bank. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Brisk ten-minute walk just as good as 10,000 steps, says Public Health England
Just ten minutes of brisk walking, around 1,000 steps, can cut our chances of an early death by up to 15 per cent, according to new guidance from Public Health England and the Royal College of GPs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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A cheap 1p diabetes pill can stop heart attacks and strokes
Two British studies found that those taking the drug metformin – which costs as little as 1p a pill – had lower blood pressure, lost weight and saw harmful thickening of the heart reversed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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5,000 British breast cancer patients per year could be spared chemotherapy by taking a daily pill
A landmark study in New York has found that a significant proportion of women with the disease need only a daily pill – such as tamoxifen – to stop their cancer returning after surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Having more than two children can significantly damage a mother's health
Most parents will agree that children raise their stress levels. Now it appears that having more than two can significantly damage a mother ’s health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Former SAS soldier and TV survivalist Bear Grylls champions the joy of outdoor living
Bear Grylls looks like a man who has everything: fame, fortune, a wife he loves and three young boys. But the world ’s best-loved adventurer is keen to let his sons know that it wasn’t always like this. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Smoking cannabis can harm unborn babies
Research by American scientists reveals how using cannabis can trigger permanent genetic changes which make the next generation more likely to abuse drugs themselves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ASK DR ELLIE:  Don’t let lung disease bronchiectasis stop you staying active
Two years ago I was diagnosed with the lung disease bronchiectasis. Since then it has been one chest infection after another. I feel I have become a blob. What can I do to help myself? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Men with untreatable prostate cancer could halt its spread and live longer
Men with otherwise untreatable prostate cancer could halt its spread and survive longer by undergoing immunotherapy treatment, a major trial in London has shown. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dr Michael Mosley: The experts agree - this 800-calorie diet works
Professor Susan Jebb, who wrote a recent report, suggested that strict, 800-calorie diets should be prescribed on the NHS to individuals in need of dramatic weight loss. But is she correct? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Anti-HPV jab will be given to teenage boys if they identify as girls
The NHS will give a lifesaving cancer vaccine to teenage boys in the UK – but only if they ‘identify’ as girls. Taking the Gardasil jab will help them fit in with 'their peers', it is claimed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Turmeric: It ’s been touted as a magic bullet for joint pain, eczema and even depression
Fancy a turmeric latte? How about a turmeric-infused bag of popcorn, washed down with a turmeric tea? And maybe later you can dab on a little turmeric face cream? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pioneering keyhole procedure that seals leaking heart valves
People left breathless and even housebound by a common heart condition can now benefit from a pioneering keyhole procedure that spares them the ordeal of open surgery (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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More women are choosing to have their breasts removed to avoid cancer
Exclusive: NHS figures reveal the number of women seeing a doctor about having both their breasts removed more than doubled between 2010 and 2017, and over 50 were younger than 30. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Sweets and chocolates 'to be removed from supermarket check-outs'
Sweets and chocolates will be removed from supermarket check-outs in Britain where stores will be banned from offering two-for-one deals on junk food, it was claimed last night. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Why your teenager ’s brain can’t cope with adult life 
Being a teenager is tough. When we think back to adolescence, most of us recoil at the horror of it all remembering the raging hormones and burgeoning sexuality, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Do-it-all veteran, mother-of-three and singer who was suddenly paralyzed by mysterious rare disease
Deanna Wheeler, 31, found herself almost instantaneously paralyzed last month, first from the waist down, then completely, by the rare autoimmune disorder, Guillain-Barre Syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Wales grandmother Ann Mayer has been coughing for 35 years
Ann Mayer, a grandmother of four from north Wales, is taking part in medical trials to test a new drug, which it is hoped will cure her chronic cough, also thought to be suffered by thousands of others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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E. coli death toll is still mounting: Five have now died in the outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
Another four people have died of E. coli infections traced to romaine lettuce, bringing the outbreak's death toll to five as another 25 cases of the illness are reported in the US, the CDC statistics reveal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Whole Foods pauses on its promised GMO labeling mandate
Whole Foods is suspending its plan to require all food suppliers to disclose GMOs in their products labeling, meant to come into effect this year, reportedly because it is waiting on the USDA rule. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Flu shots are mandatory for 70 percent of hospital workers
In the wake of this year's deadly flu season, a University of Michigan study found that 70 percent of hospitals require employees to get flu shots, but less than five percent of VA facilities do. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Grindr to allow users to tell partners if they are at risk of an STI
Grindr is looking into adding the ability for people who test positive for STIs to notify partners. In 2016, more than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Grindr is developing a feature that would let users tell partners when they test positive for STIs  
Grindr is looking into adding the ability for people who test positive for STIs to notify partners. In 2016, more than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caesarean sections are on the rise in exclusive postcodes
EXCLUSIVE: Some 37 per cent of all babies born at The Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust last year were delivered via  Caesarean section compared to just 19.3 per cent at the West Suffolk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Quick online 'erection checker' quiz to help men find out how their 'penis is performing'
An online 'erection checker' has been launched. The quiz, which takes 60 seconds, gives a percentage rating and aims to help men deal with any problems they might be experiencing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Generation at risk of going deaf due to listening to music on phones
Music on phones are responsible for increasing deafness and hearing loss among the young, a top audiologist warned. Rosbin Syed said the music we pump into our ears is as loud as a jet taking off (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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One in every five young adults' deaths in US is an opioid overdose
For every five young adults - those between 25 and 34 - that died in 2016, one was killed by an overdose, according to alarming research from St Michael's Hospital in Ontario, Canada. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dental enamel could be regenerated in the future scientists claim
Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have developed a new way to grow mineralised materials. This could lead to techniques that regenerate hard tissues such as dental enamel (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Daily jab could knock out hunger pangs of children with obesity genes
A drug administered as a daily injection could soon be available for children who suffer from genetically driven obesity according to new research from the University of Copenhagen (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New mum shocked to discover her bladder had prolapsed
Mother-of-two Anna Curtis, 39, from Epsom, was diagnosed with a bladder prolapse after 18 months of embarrassment caused by her leaking urine when she exercised after giving birth in 2013. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news