Genetic researchers reverse signs of ageing in mice in 'unprecedented' study
Researchers at the University of Alabama in Birmingham used an antibiotic to cause ageing by making the mitochondria within cells dysfunction before reversing it again. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Money back if you don't get pregnant: IVF clinic offers controversial 'baby deal' to couples
Couples struggling to conceive are being offered controversial ‘baby deals’ – as many rounds of IVF as they need to get pregnant or their money back if the treatment fails. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenage boys will be vaccinated against HPV which causes the deaths of hundreds of men every year
In a landmark victory for The Mail on Sunday, the NHS will embark on a £20 million annual programme to inoculate all 12- and 13-year-olds against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up to 150 youngsters treated with puberty-blocking jabs 'might not even be transgender'  
Up to 150 youngsters have been given ‘puberty blocker’ drugs, which stop the body maturing, after being seen at Britain’s only NHS transgender clinic for children (stock image) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY'S life plan: Sick of achy joints? You should follow your gut...
Dr Mosley urges health professionals to look beyond drugs when treating osteoarthritis, which affects at least eight million people in the UK, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spa doctor: How you can ease your stress with fruit, yoga and yogurt  
Garden therapy courtesy of Son Brull hotel and spa – a 45-minute drive north of Palma airport in Majorca provides the perfect solution to bouts of debilitating stress. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BONNIE ESTRIDGE on not letting Alzheimer's get in the way of her life
Journalist Bonnie Estridge, 66, from London, offers a refreshingly upbeat approach to living life with the illness that she refers to as 'the A-word'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pay £15,000 to jump the queue for a hip operation on the NHS
A Daily Mail investigation uncovered how two-thirds of hospitals allow patients to pay out of their pockets for hip and knee replacements and cataract surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: How narcissism is a trait Donald Trump shares with all high flyers  
Donald Trump is a full-blown narcissist (a person who has excessive interest in themselves and little empathy with others). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia research is '40 years behind cancer advances'
Dementia research is trailing 40 years behind the advances seen in cancer, Professor Nick Fox, director of University College London ’s Dementia Research Centre, has warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby too young to eat solid food caught Salmonella from Honey Smacks, parents say  
Five-month-old Andy Lyons of Utah has spent the last three months of his life sick with Salmonella from a cereal that has infected 100 people, despite the fact that the boy is too young to eat it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two, 39, dies  from E. coli she contracted caring for her dying toddler four years ago
Karen Odens' little girl Sophia contracted the bacteria on February 5, 2014, from a mystery source in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Karen caught it too but survived four years. She died last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Xanax could be driving America's next drug epidemic
Opioid prescriptions peaked in 2012. But the rate of benzodiazepine prescriptions climbed 67 percent between 1996 and 2013 - up from 8.1 million to 13.5 million, Dr Anna Lembke of Stanford warns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foodborne illnesses have nearly DOUBLED: Longer summers and imported produce drive up bacteria
Between 2016 and 2017, the number of foodborne illnesses diagnosed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shot up 96 percent as warm weather lets bacteria grow in the global supply. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-term use of cannabis impairs memory, conclude researchers
Trials on mice by researchers at the universities of Lancaster and Lisbon showed those exposed long-term to cannabinoids suffered 'significant' memory impairments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being in a bad mood could actually make you more productive
The study, carried out by Tara McAuley, a psychology professor at the University of Waterloo, and Martyn S. Gabel, a PhD candidate, explored how bad mood can actually be a positive thing (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian baby born weighing less than a tin of baked beans
Ridhima Ajmani, nicknamed Cherry, weighed just 0.8lbs (375g) when she was born around four months ago, local reports state in Hyderabad. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who eat more than 5-a-day 'less likely to get breast cancer'
Researchers from America's Harvard School of Public Health found that women's risk of getting breast cancer could fall by 11 per cent if they eat more than five portions of fruit and veggies a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find a safer method of bleaching your smile which doesn't damage enamel
Research from Nanchang University in China have revealed using titanium dioxide to whiten teeth could avoid the enamel-damaging effects of hydrogen peroxide, which is currently widely used. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deadly rat poison from synthetic marijuana found in US blood banks, FDA warns  
Synthetic marijuana is sometimes contaminated with brodifacoum, a poison that stops blood from clotting. The FDA has found the potentially deadly substance in several plasma samples. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toothpaste could give you type 2 diabetes
Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered that crystallised particles of titanium dioxide, a commonly used white colouring, may lead to type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatricians should prescribe dance games to fight obesity, study says
While it may sound obvious, a new Louisiana study shows the benefits of such games are so significant that doctors should recommend them to parents as a matter of course. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby born weighing LESS than a tin of baked beans in India
Ridhima Ajmani, nicknamed Cherry, weighed just 0.8lbs (375g) when she was born around four months ago, local reports state in Hyderabad. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitalised Indian man ’s urine turns PURPLE
The unnamed man was treated at King George ’s Medical University in Lucknow, around 330 miles (531km) east of New Delhi. His tale was published in the BMJ Case Reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents of first IVF baby would be denied the procedure today
UK campaigners Fertility Network UK say the invention of IVF is less of an achievement because not enough people have full access to the treatment which helps infertile people to conceive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor left baffled after a chatbot diagnosed him with erectile dysfunction because of bloody nose
British Twitter user @DrMurphy11, who claims to be an NHS consultant, says symptom-checking mobile app is 'flawed' after it has given a string of strange diagnoses which he has posted online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First aid expert slams ‘deadly’ game in advert for Maltesers Buttons
EXCLUSIVE: Qualified British nurse and first aid trainer Emma Hammett says playing Tiddlywinks with food in real life, as in the chocolate advert, could be a potentially fatal choking hazard. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who eat more than five-a-day may be less likely to get breast cancer, study reveals
Researchers from America's Harvard School of Public Health found that women's risk of getting breast cancer could fall by 11 per cent if they eat more than five portions of fruit and veggies a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oncology nurse nurse is now in remission after raising £100,000
Laura Harris, 43, from Barnstaple, Devon, sparked outrage across Britain when she was told a medicine she needed wasn't available from her own employer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radiation from smartphones could trigger memory loss in teenagers, new study reveals
Researchers from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute studied nearly 700 adolescents between the ages of  12 and 17 in Switzerland (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 13 NHS trusts with excess deaths across England
Eight of the offending NHS trusts in England also had higher than expected deaths in 2016 - and three have been named each year since 2014, including Wye Valley, which runs The County Hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paula Galvao photographs first moments between mothers and newborns
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Photographer Paula Galv ão, from Natal, Brazil, captures the special first moments of a baby's life, including a mother meeting her newborn for the first time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists warn cancer risk 'is higher for women with diabetes'
A major review involving almost 20million people found women with diabetes are 27 per cent more likely to develop cancer. For men, the risk increased by 19 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smart speakers will be joined to the health service website to create a virtual doctor
New UK Government Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock, will today announce plans to connect Amazon Echo smart speakers to the NHS website to give it expert health advice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients to be tracked by barcode in £500m bid to free up beds
In his first speech since becoming Health Secretary, Matt Hancock will tomorrow vow to invest £500million on technology to make the Health Service the most advanced in the world. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye drops to stop blindness?
Tests have already shown they can work on rats but now Birmingham University researchers have proven the pain-free method can work on larger mammals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A TENTH of America's veteran coal miners have black lung disease, study reveals
Health officials say miners in the region are plumbing the depths of played-out coal seams using heavy blasting equipment that can exacerbate dust exposure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People over the age of 50 who break a bone increase risk of dying
Hip fractures are known to increase the mortality risk among older people, but the Garvan Institute of Medical Research study is the first to identify how long the risk lasts for different fractures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents say kids develop psychiatric problems after strep infection
Sabrina Smith, 11, from Danbury, Connecticut, was seven years old when she was diagnosed with PANDAS, an autoimmune disorder that creates neurological symptoms after a strep infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

240% spike in young adults dying of alcohol-related liver disease
A new study from the University of Michigan Medicine has found that alcohol is fueling a rise in young adults dying from cirrhosis, or liver scarring, increasing by 65 percent between 1999 and 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have higher risk
Complemetary medicine is different to 'alternative'. It is the use of non-traditional treatment with traditional methods, rather than instead of. But still, Yale found these patients have a higher death risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bitter ‘super-tasters’ have a nearly 60% higher risk of cancer
Researchers from Penn State University studied 5,500 British women for 20 years and found those who cannot taste the bitter chemical PTC are less likely to get cancer than those who can. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis may boost the immune system and fight cancer scientists say
Researchers at Rostock University Medical Centre in Germany say more research needs to be done into the cancer-fighting abilities of cannabis after a review of 100 past studies revealed potential benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People over the age of 50 who break a bone increase their risk of dying
Hip fractures are known to increase the mortality risk among older people, but the Garvan Institute of Medical Research study is the first to identify how long the risk lasts for different fractures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An end to paralysis from spinal cord injury?
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has been able to help mice walk again by injecting a compound which helps reactive nerve pathways that send signals to our leg muscles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors SHOULD be allowed to dish out medicinal cannabis
The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs sent its report directly to Home Secretary Sajid Javid. MailOnline understands the decision to approve medicinal cannabis products is imminent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wireless implant lights up inside the body to kill cancer
Trials on mice showed red light emitted by the gadget halted the growth of their tumours - and green light shrunk their masses. Scientists at Waseda University in Tokyo developed the device. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A spoonful of sugar could make your memory and mood improve
Researchers from the University of Warwick say having more energy available for the brain to use can make people feel more motivated to work hard and give them higher self-confidence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mothers who vape during pregnancy increase baby ’s risk of cot death
Official NHS guidance warns pregnant women not to smoke cigarettes because it can damage their baby. Those who feel they are unable to stop completely are advised to use nicotine replacement. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news