US pediatricians call for soda taxes and less advertising of sugary drinks
A joint statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association endorsed suggestions they say will help curb the childhood obesity epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eva Birath Swedish bodybuilding grandmother, 62, credits her strict meat-only diet for health
Bodybuilder Eva Birath, 62, from Gothenburg, Sweden, says she is in the shape of her life after switching to the carnivore diet - which sees her eat over two pounds of the stuff a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate tumours 'spread by spiting out a protein that activates dormant cancer cells'
A new study by the University of Bradford found these tiny pieces of a protein, known as EN2, are taken up by other cancerous cells, causing them to change shape or fuse together. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 22, slams the NHS after she was denied a smear test
Demi-Lee Stewart, from Glasgow, is still three years away from the Government's smear testing threshold of 25. She has been suffering bleeding between periods - a sign of cervical cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness instructor, 28, battling a mystery allergy that causes her face to swell like a 'pufferfish'
Carla Roberts, from Dublin, sees red rings appear all over her face and body for 'no reason'. The flare-ups can last as long as a month, leaving doctors baffled. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teacher, 25, has 'suicide disease' after a 'failed cannula insertion'
Amy Pohl, 25, of Rugby, Warwickshire, was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome in January last year. She can no longer walk, is bedridden and has to be fed via a tube. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RuPaul host, a former playmate and thousands of women on breast implant illness
Michelle Visage and Karen McDougal are two of the thousands of women who are calling for breast implant manufacturers to recognize the links between implants and a slew of symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a compressed nerve in the brain can cause a chronic facial pain condition
Trigeminal neuralgia — sudden and extreme facial pain — can be crippling. Jeff Axe, 59, a retired chemical company worker, had surgery to cure it, as he tells Eimear O'Hagan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Five of the best digital thermometers
Digital thermometers which work by measuring the temperature in the ear or on the skin and can give accurate readings in just seconds, costing between £7.99 and £56.67 on the high street and online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman suffers stroke during YOGA when neck artery tears in headstand
Rebecca Leigh, of Maryland, had been filming yoga tutorials for 26,000 social media fans. She now has daily headaches, memory loss and struggles with speech. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social media companies must stamp out 'damaging' anti-vaxxer myths, Health Secretary warns
The British Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, this morning said the Government should be talking more about cracking down on anti-vaxxers and even making laws against them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother of two reveals she planned her wedding and funeral after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer 
EXCLUSIVE: Tina Potts, 40, from Wicklow Town, Ireland, has battled terminal cancer for 18 months. She married her partner of 13 years on Friday to 'make memories' for her two children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New VR technology lets doctors travel through patients' blood vessels
Researchers at the University of Washington developed catheters with electromagnetic sensors to render the insides of blood vessels into a virtual reality landscape for radiological surgeons. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weigh children from the age of TWO to prevent them from developing obesity, warn researchers 
Children are currently weighed when they start primary school at the age of four and when they leave aged 11.Children already overweight by four, Oxford and Manchester academics say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever sufferers are much less likely to develop certain cancers, study claims 
New research suggests hay-fever sufferers may be significantly less likely to develop certain cancers than those who breeze through the season unaffected by pollen-induced misery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From fitness freak to a woman misdiagnosed with anxiety - meet the survivors thought not at risk
Coronary heart disease is where arteries around the heart become narrowed by a build-up of fatty material. Most of the deaths are due to heart attacks when blood flow to the heart is blocked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazilian butt lifts surge by 20% amid panic over 'Snapchat dysmorphia'
Some doctors are warning that the outlandish curves of stars like Kim Kardashian West and flattering social media filters are driving plastic surgery surges - but others say the hype is empty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should you swap classic hummus for peri-peri or chocolate? We rank the best and worst versions
Apparently, 41 per cent of Brits have hummus in the fridge. And there are ever more sophisticated versions of hummus available, but not all are equal nutritionally. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles cases soar above 300 in nationwide outbreak fueled by anti-vaxxers, CDC says
The CDC says 314 confirmed cases of measles have been reported in 15 states since January 1. Most cases have been reported in children under age 10 who are not vaccinated (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Estrogen therapy boosts transgender women's brains
A new study from collaborating researchers in Brazil and Canada found that when trans women were on hormone therapy, they had better connections between important brain regions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spending too much time sitting down kills 50,000 Brits each year
Figures on sedentary behaviour were taken from the Health Survey for England 2012, which reported that 30 per cent of adults in England spent at least six hours/day sedentary on weekdays. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman’s skin turns yellow from liver damage after taking a natural alternative to statins
The unnamed woman, believed to be from Detroit, was hesitant to use statins so turned to red yeast rice supplement. She ended up being treated in hospital for three days for liver disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women who work two or more night shifts a week have a greater risk of miscarriage
Danish researchers analysed data of 20,000 women over a six year period. It is believed that light exposure during night hours affects important hormones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis-related ER visits TRIPLED in Colorado after legalization 
A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has found that, at one hospital, 3,300 ER visits were related to marijuana in 2012 and spiked to nearly 10,000 in 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I can't stop eating in my sleep! It sounds too daft for words, but it is a genuine disorder
Laura Bataceli, 46, from Fareham, Hampshire suffers from night eating syndrome where she snacks on unhealthy food at night despite being a health-aware pescetarian in the day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thriving college student, 18, who passed off cough as freshman flu is diagnosed with leukemia
Marlee Pincus, 18, began coughing in September 2018, but thought she had come down with the flu. She was eventually taken to the hospital where she was diagnosed with leukemia, a blood cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple sclerosis patients' brains cells are DECADES older than they should be   
MS hit the headlines last October when the actress Selma Blair (pictured) went public about her diagnosis after years of 'self medicating'. The study was carried out by the University of Connecticut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man is circumcised by MISTAKE after NHS surgeons mixed up his paperwork
The unnamed man's case is one of eight 'never events' that took place at University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust - which includes the Leicester Royal Infirmary (pictured) - last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 40, suffers stroke during YOGA when neck artery tears in headstand
Rebecca Leigh, of Maryland, had been filming yoga tutorials for 26,000 social media fans. She now has daily headaches, memory loss and struggles with speech. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google Glass can help autistic children understand facial expressions, new study says
A new study from Stanford University in California has found that Google Glass helped children with autism understand and identify facial expressions and even slightly reduced symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What toxic chemicals lurk in your bathroom cabinet?
EXCLUSIVE Dr Anna Pollack, assistant professor of epidemiology at George Mason University, warns even low amounts of chemicals in our everyday products can cause significant damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of people visiting the doctor for flu-like symptoms is highest in 20 years
According to the CDC's latest report, visits to the doctor for flu-like symptoms two weeks ago was 4.4 percent, which is the highest since the CDC began tracking this data in 1998. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The brain keeps growing new cells all the way into your 90s
Researchers at the Molecular Biology Centre (CBMSO) in Spain found evidence of growing brain cells in the hippocampus of people aged 43 to 97. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cocaine addict, 44, reveals the drug DESTROYED his nose
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Ian Higginson, 44, from Wythenshawe near Manchester, has been clean now for almost a year. He opened up about his addiction in a Facebook post. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male birth control pill is declared safe
Researchers at the University of Washington and Los Angeles Biomed Institute found that the second birth control pill for men causes minimal side effects like acne and head aches and is safe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walking downhill after meals may protect your bones from decay after the menopause
Nutrients from food are believed to be absorbed best this way, researchers at the University of Michigan said. Walking uphill doesn't have the same affect, blood tests from a study showed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fasting may protect against breast cancer
A study by the University of California, San Diego, found that allowing obese, 'post-menopausal' mice to eat only within a strict eight-hour window 'dramatically' reduced their risk of the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transgender men can still get PREGNANT after a year of testosterone injections
Researchers from Tel Aviv-Sourasky Medical Center in Israel studied 52 trans men and found they were still fertile as women. Pictured, Wyley Simpson fell pregnant while taking testosterone therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 38, gives birth to her miracle baby after EIGHT miscarriages
Rachel and Ian Bosworth, of Hampshire, became used to miscarriages after trying for so long. Doctors are still unsure why they struggled so much, but Ellis was born in January 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google is profiting from adverts for unproven £38-a-month dementia supplements
An investigation by The Times found Google, the most visited website in the world, has been accepting adverts for unproven supplements which claim to improve the brain health of dementia sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How pollution could be killing your SPERM: Breathing in tiny toxic particles worsens semen
Researchers at Sao Paulo University exposed groups of mice to pollution at varies ages before testing their sperm production in adulthood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gender-bending chemicals in DUST 'could be making children fat'
A study by Duke University of more than 190 dust samples from US homes revealed the grime can contain up to 70 chemicals that are known to cause fat cell development or multiplication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Controversial study finds that brain differences between the sexes begin in the womb 
Professor Moriah Thomason, from New York University Langone, said one of the main differences was in connectivity across distant areas of the brain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS staff are turning down shifts in fear of landing massive tax bills, it's claimed 
Patients are suffering delays to operations and cancer diagnosis because NHS staff are turning down extra shifts in fear of being landed with massive tax bills, it was claimed yesterday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supermarket ham and bacon may contain 'pointless' chemicals linked to cancer
Nitrites used to preserve meats and keep their pink colour are 'pointless' a leaked report has revealed, because they don't kill botulinum bacteria. They have also been linked to cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wealth may be less to do with hard work or luck and more to do with your genes, study suggests 
An analysis of 286,000 Britons showed that the genetic make-up of those who earned over £100,000 differed from those on low incomes, a new study has suggested. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shocking toll of young patients admitted to hospital with mental disorders linked to cannabis
More than 3,400 patients under the age of 19 were admitted to hospital last year for mental and behavioural illnesses linked to cannabis, figures from NHS Digital revealed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children who spend too much time on phones are at serious risk of hip fractures in 40s, expert warns
Professor Dawn Skelton, of Glasgow Caledonian University, said today's children are far more sedentary than previous generations. She urges parents to encourage children to exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: The wards are full of lives wrecked by the evil drug that is cannabis
Walk on to any mental health ward as I have and you will be confronted with the tragic victims of our lackadaisical attitude towards cannabis. There is evidence the drug has a horrific effect on the young (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a powerful anti-sickness cancer drug could provide IBS relief
A powerful anti-sickness drug given to cancer patients is being offered to sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), helping to ease the most embarrassing and painful symptoms of the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news