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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

Vaping causes DNA mutations leading to cancer
Researchers at New York University subjected cultured human bladder and lung cells to e-cigarette vapor which is designed to avoid the carcinogenic byproducts of tobacco. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britons have the worst diet in Europe
Researchers from the  University of São Paulo found processed food consumption in the UK is five times higher than in Portugal and nearly four times greater than in France, Greece or Italy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials announce probe into vaginal mesh implants
The Department of Health and Social Care will begin a national audit to determine exactly how many women have been affected the controversial devices in England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials announce investigation into vaginal mesh
The Department of Health and Social Care will begin a national audit to determine exactly how many women have been affected the controversial devices in England. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS now hiring paramedics to work in A & E
NHS trusts in Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Kent and Devon have advertised for ambulance staff to work in their emergency and urgent care departments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat to beat dementia  
Today, Dr Michael Greger reveals how a plant-based diet can protect you and your family against what is now the UK ’s biggest killer and offers six recipes to help. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How often should you wash towels and clean your remote?
Living in a spotlessly clean home appeals to many, but lacking time — and energy — can mean that some chores don’t get done as often as we’d like. Including, it seems, even changing our bed linen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Now paramedics are hired to work in A & E
NHS trusts in Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Kent and Devon have advertised for ambulance staff to work in their emergency and urgent care departments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Webcam consultations leave GPs with LESS time
GPs in Britain have been encouraged to carry out more online consultations in an attempt to free them up to see the most seriously ill patients face-to-face and drive down waiting times. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I still deeply regret not donating my husband's organs
Out of the blue one morning, my husband, Pip, announced: ‘I want to leave my body to medical science.’ Well, it would make interesting fodder for the medics, I thought, writes SUE KITTOW. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask the GP: How can I banish the misery of restless legs?
Restless legs syndrome affects between 5 and 15 per cent of adults and, since 2011, and t riggers an unpleasant, irresistible urge to move the legs, writes DR MARTIN SCURR. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What every woman needs to keep fighting fit
Women may be considered more robust about their health (we never talk about ‘woman’ flu) but this perceived stoicism might not be a good thing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could wearing goggles 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

Brain systems for learning language predate humans
Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center found that language may be learned in ancient 'general purpose' brain circuits that emerged before humans existed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet 'raises IVF success rate by 70%'
Adopting the healthy diet – which is loaded with fruit and veg, whole grains, olive oil and fish – boosted the chances of successful fertility treatment by almost 70 per cent for some women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Service to overcome anxiety drugs no longer funded by NHS
Lucy Fernandes, a 31-year-old who lives in London, is one of countless thousands of Britons who ’ve become dependent on their prescription medicines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kay Mellor answers our health quiz
Actress and scriptwriter of new hit show Girlfriends, Kay Mellor OBE, 66 answers our health quiz questions, detailing her depression, homeopathy, and love of chocolate and sweets. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patient threatens to sue spa for denying manicure
Employment lawyer Jo Mackie, 50, is taking legal action against Center Parcs after being refused a manicure and massage because she had had breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What do you really gain by eating RAW?
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 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors warn another flu-like deadly virus is going round
The adenovirus  — which often infects the airways and the intestinal tract — shares several symptoms with the flu, including congestion, sore throat, cough and fever, and can cause the common cold. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should never dismiss a racing heartbeat
Angie Jones-Moore initially put her palpitations down to her father being seriously ill — clearly the pressure and worry was taking its toll and when she mentioned it to her GP, they agreed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol sales dropped 15% in states with medical marijuana
Researchers at two US colleges and a Peruvian university analyzed publicly available data on 90 alcohol chain stores from 2006 to 2015. They found a clear correlation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-three has 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 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adelaide study finds an afternoon nap as good as caffeine
By having a snooze instead of a coffee you can get similar benefits but without  side effects such as disrupted night time sleep, Dr Nicole Lovato, from Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 7, dies of flu two days after he fell asleep in class
Kevin Baynes Jr, of Hurt, Virginia, died from the flu two days after being sent home from school after he vomited and fell asleep in class. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 is begun to wiping his memory and taking over cognition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-six battles pain condition and drug withdrawals
Surgical mesh split a nerve in Amy Whitaker's pelvis, leaving the 36-year-old mother-of-six from Atlanta, Georgia, to suffer through chronic pain, lost memories and opioid withdrawals for a year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London Tube is as loud as a 'rock concert'
University College London researchers have mapped the 10 loudest journeys on the network in zones one and two, with the Victoria line shown to be the worst offender. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An afternoon nap is as good as a caffeine boost
By having a snooze instead of a coffee you can get similar benefits but without  side effects such as disrupted night time sleep, Dr Nicole Lovato, from Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Model Charli Howard was told she was 'too fat' at a size 6
The Londoner has spoken out about the ugly side of modelling she experienced when she was 23. Now curvier at 26-year-old, she revealed she was branded overweight when she weighed 7.5 stone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compulsive shopping: A disorder no one is talking about  
Peter Schofield is a professor at Sheffield Hallam University who specializes in consumer decision making and behavior. He reveals the dangers of compulsive buying. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmon may help to prevent breast cancer
Researchers from  University of Guelph in Ontario found fish-based sources of omega-3 fatty acids also reduce the number of breast cancer tumors by 30 percent in mice with the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping causes cancer, new study warns
Researchers at New York University subjected cultured human bladder and lung cells to e-cigarette vapor which is designed to avoid the carcinogenic byproducts of tobacco. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London Underground is as loud as a 'rock concert'
University College London researchers have mapped the 10 loudest journeys on the network in zones one and two, with the Victoria line shown to be the worst offender. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The hybrid diet that is proven to prevent dementia
Researchers from Rush University found a combination of the Mediterranean way of eating and the so-called low-fat DASH diet maintains people's thinking and memories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daytime naps may be a warning sign of Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found daytime naps were linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. The study was published in JAMA Neurology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents duped into giving children bleach to cure autism
One of those selling MMS online is an ex-drug addict, called Danny Glass, from Margate, who narrowly escaped jail after admitting causing his fiancee ’s death by reckless driving. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news