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Florida woman lost hands, feet and abs set to win $109m
Former intelligence contractor Lisa-Maria Carter, now 53, will get $109 million after a doctor's alleged mistakes cost the former intelligence contractor her hands, feet, and digestive system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amanda Franks killed by the flu after refusing Tamiflu
Amanda Franks, 38, was killed by the flu on January 17 after being diagnosed just three days prior. The mother-of-four from New Hampshire declined taking Tamiflu due to the side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is THIS the key to unlocking happiness?
EXCLUSIVE: Gemma Heaton, 34, from Wigan, suffered from panic attacks, sleepless nights and a pounding heartbeat. Her life changed when she began keeping a private 'gratitude' journal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arkansas mom lost right leg due to flesh-eating bacteria
Doctors thought Honey Hufstedler, 49, from Conway, Arkansas, had no hope of surviving and told her family to expect the worst, however, she claims she saw 'an angel' willing her to carry on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat to beat cancer  
For so many people, cancer is one of the greatest fears, but with just a small change in diet you can reduce your risk, as today's article by Dr Michael Greger explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botanist says vegan blogger put poisonous flowers on food
James Wong spotted a blogger using toxic flowers to decorate food in a photo and used it to warn his followers on Twitter not to eat them. The flowers are toxic Paperwhite Narcissus blooms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother dies of cancer aged 36 having never had smear test
Sarah Glover, from Darwen, Lancashire, first fell ill in 2013. Her friend Louise Turnbull is speaking out to raise the importance of smear tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jess Bunty discusses battle with severe hormonal acne
While most young women would try to hide their acne, Jess Buntrock, from Queensland, decided to use her experience to educate others and form a YouTube channel - Jess Bunty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Put folic acid in bread to protect babies, says study
A major new study has concluded that adding folic acid to flour and bread in Britain would help protect babies from devastating medical conditions such as spina bifida. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court to give $109 million to woman lost hands feet abs
Former intelligence contractor Lisa-Maria Carter, now 53, will get $109 million after a doctor's alleged mistakes cost the former intelligence contractor her hands, feet, and digestive system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A quarter of mums alone in labour, many can't get help
Many women were left worried and alone whilst giving birth, while others said they struggled to summon help from staff and claimed midwives did not take them seriously, a new study has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood pressure medications 'don't cause impotence'
A study has found that despite previous warnings, statins and blood pressure tablets do not cause impotence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

David Beckham personal trainer on drinking alcohol healthy
Australian personal trainer, Shona Vertue, believes there is a place for alcohol in a healthy diet - when it's done right. The 29-year-old revealed her 'rules' when it comes to enjoying a drink. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chopping veggies boosts their nutrients
Chopping vegetables releases healthy enzymes that are good for digestion, a New York-based nutritionist told Daily Mail Online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer shame as UK survival rates lag behind rest of world
The study, published in The Lancet medical journal, analysed the records of 37.5million patients with 18 of the most common cancers, comparing survival rates for 71 countries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can you catch the flu from your dog?
In the past 45 days, more than 100 canines have tested positive for the dog flu. Although there's no evidence of humans catching the virus, that doesn't mean it can't happen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The REAL reason you have morning breath
While poor dental hygiene is a culprit, few realize other factors like snoring and chewing gum can make the odor even more unbearable. Two dentists broke down how to make your breath less smelly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young mum died after taking 'high level' of diarrhoea drug
Brooklyn-Marie Barker, from Croxteth, Liverpool, died after taking a 'high level' of the diarrhoea drug Imodium which caused the 23-year-old to suffer a heart attack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-four killed by the flu after refusing Tamiflu
Amanda Franks, 38, was killed by the flu on January 17 after being diagnosed just three days prior. The mother-of-four from New Hampshire declined taking Tamiflu due to the side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-diarrhea drug linked to soaring rate of deaths
Loperamide, sold as Imodium, slows down the movement of the gut to make stool less watery using an opioid, which induces a high akin to OxyContin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suffering a blow to the head raises the risk of dementia
Researchers at Umea University, Sweden, discovered the devastating disease is six times more prevalent among victims of a traumatic brain injury, after analysing data of 995,000 people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where are the most successful areas for quitting smoking?
Cumbria had the lowest rates of successful quitters, while Slough had the highest percentage across England for those were were able to quit, according to new NHS data. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life expectancy increases are slowing around the world
Researchers from John Hopkins University found that between 1950 and 1959, the average person's life expectancy increased by 9.68 years compared to 1.89 years between 2000 and 2009. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bill Gates reveals his father suffers from Alzheimer's
The billionaire Microsoft co-founder revealed that his father, 92, suffers from Alzheimer's. Gates has invested $100 million in research to find a cure for the neurodegenerative disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your brain signals really DO sync up with your friends
Research by Darmouth College in New Hampshire found similarity in neural activity patterns between friends, with the similarities even extending to friends-of-friends. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super Bowl 2018 stadium preventing spread of the flu
Super Bowl coordinators are disinfecting attractions at the Super Bowl Experience at US Bank Stadium in Minnesota leading up to the big game this Sunday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Map shows the worst places in the UK for misdiagnoses
EXCLUSIVE: NHS England had 7,629 successful claims brought against it during this period. The largest spike was seen in 2016/2017 when there were 1,534 awards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California woman caught meningitis from CANNABIS
A 48-year-old woman in California developed potentially fatal meningitis after smoking marijuana that had been contaminated with a fungus from growing in Central California soil. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pocket-sized scanner gives 'complete look' of human genome
Breakthrough 'MinION' device, developed by Oxford Nanopore Technologies, brings us closer to the day when family doctors will order up genome scans during a regular check-up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super Bowl stadium preventing spread of the flu
Super Bowl coordinators are disinfecting attractions at the Super Bowl Experience at US Bank Stadium in Minnesota leading up to the big game this Sunday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists blast five weight loss supplements
Here, in a piece for The Conversation, three nutritional scientists based at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales, have blasted the five popular supplements. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor reveals when you should seek help for your headache
Dr Michael Munger, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, warned that headaches - considered the worst kind of pain - can be a sign of brain tumours and aneurysms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistani baby girl has brain bulging out of her neck
Zareena Mangro, from Pakistan, was born with occipital encephalocele. This is a rare condition in which brain fluid bulges out of the skull bone. She was born with a small golf ball mass that grew rapidly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soya milk is the healthiest alternative to cow's
Researchers from McGill University found that out of the four most popular non-dairy alternatives, soy milk has the greatest nutritional profile due to its high levels of anti-cancer compounds, known as isoflavones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amazon, JPMorgan and Buffett launch new healthcare company
Warren Buffett announced the new plan on Tuesday in a press release where he described current healthcare groups as 'tapeworms' and the cost of healthcare in America as 'ballooning. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Utah father-of-five math teacher given just weeks to live
Mac Frischknecht, 56, is a beloved math teacher from Utah who is suffering from a rare and incurable brain disease that has begun wiping his memory and taking over cognition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-three battles flesh-eating bacteria from the flu
Christin Lipinski, 37, of Arizona, has had 10 surgeries to remove 30 percent of the infected tissue in her body from a flesh-eating bacteria that she contracted after catching the flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian mother gives birth to a 13lb 4oz baby
The unnamed mother had the baby without any medical assistance in the small town of Dagestankiye Ogni in south-west Russia. The woman is now recovering in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singer who performed for Obama given five months to live
Destinee McEwen, of Detroit, Michigan, collapsed during a high school performance, she was given pain medication and sent her home. Years later she was diagnosed with a rare heart cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl 'almost' cured of epilepsy after eating avocados
Leafy Liu's parents were worried after her fits became more frequent and severe and medication failed to stop them. They tried the keto diet which is high in fat and found it worked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wearing goggles could help you sleep and lose weight
Specs are no longer just for seeing with — there are now a range of high-tech smart ‘goggles’ to treat a host of conditions, from diabetes to vertigo.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Motivational music does not improve athletic performance
Researchers in Germany have found that listening to motivational music does not improve overall performance during sports activities or exercise, despite its common use in these scenarios. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People know when they are dying and prefer to be alone
According to Glenys Caswell, a senior research fellow from the University of Nottingham, many people dislike being fussed over when they are unwell, with death being no exception. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, 5, 'almost' cured of epilepsy after eating avocados
Leafy Liu's parents were worried after her fits became more frequent and severe and medication failed to stop them. They tried the keto diet which is high in fat and found it worked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's the difference between raw and cooked food?
Raw food enthusiasts claim that uncooked vegetables have more nutrients than cooked ones, but we compare the nutritional facts to reveal what you really gain - or lose - by eating raw. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain could be soothed by jab of tiny pellets
Pain-zapping pellets are being fired into the knees to take the discomfort out of arthritic joints. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boots slash price of morning-after pill across the UK
Boots had come under fire for refusing to reduce the price of its own brand and the delay when it finally agreed to. BPAS welcomed the move but said the cost is still too high. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors pull a 9-FOOT tapeworm from man's rectum
The parasite, pulled out the unnamed patient's rectum, had to be folded 18 times so that it could fit into a picture taken at the Singapore General Hospital's Department of Microbiology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Brain pacemaker' could slow down Alzheimer's
LaVonne Moore, 85, from Delaware, Ohio, is also playing her favourite hymns on the piano, years after being struck down by the incurable disease, after undergoing the Ohio State University trial. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Tree Man's' excruciating bark-like warts have re-grown
Abul Bajandar, 27, from Bangladesh, suffers from  epidermodysplasia verruciformis and was overjoyed when doctors treated the condition, saying, 'I hope the curse won't return again.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news