Vapers receive same life insurance rates as cigarette smokers
High street insurers calculate e-cigarettes to be as dangerous as smoking for life insurance policies. Doubts over the safety of vaping means people will receive the same premiums as smokers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stem cells cured my back agony, says golfing legend Jack Nicklaus after he undergoes treatment
The 78-year-old, nicknamed the Golden Bear, had to withdraw from two tournaments because of his back pain. But he hasn't looked back since getting his first treatment in Munich in 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Michael Mosley: My new Mediterranean 5:2 diet
'I ’ve created a diet that features three different options depending on whether your goal is to shape up and lose a few inches, shift a stone, or shed twice that,' says Dr Michael Mosley. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pioneering lens op that Page 3 icon Samantha Fox had
As one of the most photographed British women of the 1980s, we ’ve all seen our fair share of Page Three pin-up Samantha Fox dressed in, well, very little. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The five golden rules that can extend a woman's life by 14 years
Living to a ripe old age doesn ’t have to involve the search for the fabled elixir of eternal youth. The real answer to long life comes down to following just five straightforward lifestyle steps, say experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Replacing just half of a knee is 'better for most patients'
Partial knee replacements could be better for patients and save the NHS money if their use became widespread. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homeopaths are offering 'fake' autism cures
The National Autistic Society has strongly criticised CEASE therapy, which is based on the belief that vaccines contribute to autism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pharmacist drug dealers: This man sold us 60 Xanax tablets for £150
A Daily Mail investigation has uncovered evidence of chemists illegally selling highly addictive medication for cash without asking for prescriptions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Politicians from every party back campaign to give boys the HPV jab
At the moment only girls in the UK get the jab to protect against the human papilloma virus, the main cause of cervical cancer. But it also causes thousands of cases of other cancers among men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of couples who have faced stillbirth lose friends and family
Stillbirth charity Tommy ’s, together with Channel 5 News, conducted a survey of 317 people in the UK who had experienced a stillbirth to see how they coped afterwards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How people fitted with gastric bands are turning to drink and drugs
People fitted with gastric bands to help them lose weight are turning to drink and drugs after surgery as they struggle to cope with not being able to eat, according to research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The electric balloon that fixes hearts using pioneering technique   
Thousands of people with an irregular heartbeat could be cured thanks to a pioneering technique that uses a high-tech balloon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One woman's journey to find a spa that would admit her despite industry wide health fear myths
My best medicine has always been a day of pampering. Until, that is, December 2016, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer and my body suddenly became unworthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viagra sees prices plummet to as cheap as £3.75 per pill
A price war has been triggered on Viagra as the blue pills go on sale for as little as £3.75 each. The Government has liberalised sales so that it can be bought without prescription. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies should be fed broccoli and spinach to wean them off milk  
Baby's first food should not be mashed banana or rice, with parents advised to wean their children on broccoli. Child food experts are advising parents to choose bitter vegetables (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Why kids and adults can be damaged by social media
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: There ’s no doubt that, thanks to social media, children are bombarded with unrealistic portrayals of the body. It’s been linked to all sorts of psychological problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paralyzed veteran and his wife describe their agonizing battle to get IVF
The VA refused to cover IVF for paralyzed veteran Cpl Tyler Wilson (center) and his wife, Crystal (right). But the two crowdfunded for the treatment and now have a one-year-old son, Matthew. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paralyzed veteran and his wife describe agonizing battle to get IVF
The VA refused to cover IVF for paralyzed veteran Cpl Tyler Wilson (center) and his wife, Crystal (right). But the two crowdfunded for the treatment and now have a one-year-old son, Matthew. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deadly new exotic tick is spreading fast in New Jersey
The bloodsucking pests known as East Asian or Longhorned ticks have been spotted in two counties in New Jersey and are expected to quickly make their way to other parts of the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daffodils grown by farmer in Wales could help 225k Alzheimer's patients
Kevin Stephens' flowers produce unusually high amounts of galantamine, which can slow down the progress of the devastating disease. The compound is already used in some Alzheimer's drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

War-time classics could ease symptoms in dementia patients
A University of Utah study found that listening to music from a bygone era such as popular hit You Are My Sunshine could alleviate symptoms such as anxiety and agitation in dementia patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dental dams are the only option for safe oral sex on women
After more than a century, the 'flappy' rubber dental dams are still the only widely - offered protection for women receiving oral sex, but once company is finally trying to give them a sexier makeover. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B6 supplements may help people recall their dreams
Researchers from The University of Adelaide found that taking a strong dose of such supplements for just five days improves people's abilities to remember their dreams by 64 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rebekah Marine gets married with a gold prosthetic arm
Model Rebekah Marine, 31, got married to  medical student Jared Paster, 32, on April seventh while wearing a gold prosthetic on her right arm despite wearing the same black arm for 19 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men with stronger handshakes are more likely to get married
The new study, which used data from more than 5,000 adults, was the first to show a link between grips and marriage. It was conducted by researchers at Columbia University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you know what increases your cancer risk?
Researchers at UCL and the University of Leeds asked 1,300 adults about cancer risks. Most questions were answered incorrectly. People were more concerned about their phones than HPV. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical school named after Tuskegee perpetrator to change its name
The main building at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health is named for Dr Thomas Parran Jr, a surgeon general who signed off on the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Posting a daily picture online reduces loneliness
EXCLUSIVE Researchers  from Lancaster University found posting an image online every day for two months helps people feel more engaged with their surroundings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 E.coli salad victims have developed kidney failure, CDC reveals
E. coli traced to romaine lettuce has made 46 people so ill that they have been hospitalized. Ten of those people - across 22 states - are now in kidney failure from Shiga toxins, the CDC revealed today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New plaster uses nitric oxide gas to heal wounds faster
Professor Steve Bain, from the Diabetes Research Unit at Swansea University, said the gas plaster had the potential to radically improve healing in many patients with foot ulcers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can dental dams be sexed-up? Shapeless rubber sheets are the only option for safe oral sex on women
After more than a century, the 'flappy' rubber dental dams are still the only widely - offered protection for women receiving oral sex, but once company is finally trying to give them a sexier makeover. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could this playlist of war-time classics ease symptoms in dementia patients?
A University of Utah study found that listening to music from a bygone era such as popular hit You Are My Sunshine could alleviate symptoms such as anxiety and agitation in dementia patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Bionic model' gets married with a gold prosthetic arm
Model Rebekah Marine, 31, got married to  medical student Jared Paster, 32, on April seventh while wearing a gold prosthetic on her right arm despite wearing the same black arm for 19 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients are living with dementia for less time, study finds
Breakthroughs in the prevention and care of stroke, which can trigger the devastating condition, may partly explain the trend spotted by a team at the University of Texas, San Antonio. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depressed people are more likely to consider suicide after a bad night's sleep, study finds
Researchers from the University of Manchester found that not getting enough shut eye and poor-quality sleep both make depressed people more likely to consider taking their own lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A photo a day keeps the blues away! Posting a daily picture online reduces loneliness
EXCLUSIVE Researchers  from Lancaster University found posting an image online every day for two months helps people feel more engaged with their surroundings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men with stronger handshakes are more likely to get MARRIED, finds study
The new study, which used data from more than 5,000 adults, was the first to show a link between grips and marriage. It was conducted by researchers at Columbia University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can you REALLY change your brain with drugs, supplements and apps?
Healthy people of all ages are seeking cognitive enhancement for personal, athletic, academic, and professional gains, and to keep function into old age. A brain plasticity expert explains what works. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garlic can slash the risk of cancer conclude scientists
How healthy garlic is could be down to how it is prepared, according to the researchers at Nottingham University. The team conducted a review of the literature surrounding garlic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The end of slings and crutches? ‘Extraordinary’ new glue
Further studies are needed to confirm the glue works in humans, but experts at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm are hopeful, following successful trials on rat bones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daffodils grown by a 51-year-old sheep farmer in Wales could help 225,000 Alzheimer's patients
Kevin Stephens' flowers produce unusually high amounts of galantamine, which can slow down the progress of the devastating disease. The compound is already used in some Alzheimer's drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super-strength vitamin B6 supplements may help people recall their DREAMS
Researchers from The University of Adelaide found that taking a strong dose of such supplements for just five days improves people's abilities to remember their dreams by 64 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dogs may cause cystitis! Pooches increase their owners' risk of UTIs
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen found that two patients receiving hospital treatment for the condition carried the same infection-causing bacteria that was found in their dogs' faeces. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with rare disorder that makes her smell like FISH
Connie Christy, 43, from Sheridan, Indiana has trimethylaminuria, a genetic disorder that causes sufferers to omit a pungent scent that affects the breath, sweat and urine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual GP consultations will be more common than meeting in person in 10 years
Dr Eric Topol, a professor of genomics at The Scripps Research Institute in California, has been commissioned by Jeremy Hunt to examine how the NHS can utilise technology to transform healthcare. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors are calling for heroin, cocaine and cannabis to be made LEGAL
The Royal College of Physicians, which represents 26,000 medics in the UK, said it: 'strongly supports the view that drug addiction must be considered a health issue first and foremost.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue light that comes from smartphones may increase the risk of breast and prostate cancer
The blue  light which comes from smartphones, tablets and street lights (stock image) may help to cause cancer. People exposed to high levels of blue light at night have double the risk of prostate cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Energy-boosting supplements may be deadly, study finds
Researchers from the University of Colorado found that none of the supplements list thyroid or steroid hormones on their labels. They claim most vitamins are bought without a doctor's advice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother Hollie  Ismaili, 36, suffers a double 'missed miscarriage'
Hollie  Ismaili, from Melbourne, suffered a 'missed miscarriage', also known as a silent miscarriage, where the foetus dies but the body doesn't recognise the pregnancy loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall wages war on WHSmith in BBC series
WHSmith, which stocks the chef's recipe books, sells around 900 chocolate bars every 45 seconds in the UK, prompting Hugh to argue that it should be doing more to tackle the obesity crisis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news