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Paracetamol in pregnancy raises children's risk of ADHD and autism
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem add to previous studies that have linked paracetamol to communication problems and reduced IQs among children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New mothers need their first check-up within 6 weeks of giving birth
The American College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians is now calling for women to see their doctors nine weeks sooner after giving birth to screened for life-threatening complications. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA cracks down on easy-to-hide Juul e-cigarettes
The US Food and Drug Administration is at last on the offensive against Juul e-cigarettes - sleek, nicotine-filled devices that have become popular with teenagers trying to sneak a smoke in class. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman decided to have her right leg AMPUTATED
Victoria Snell, who lives in Manchester, has spent the last six years in and out of hospital after suffering a fracture in her right leg. Facing a fifth operation, she asked the doctors to chop her leg off. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why your child can run around all day without getting tired
Researchers led by the University of Clermont Auvergne in France compared the energy levels of boys aged eight to 12 against grown-ups and endurance athletes during a cycling challenge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 7, is one of the youngest patients in Britain to have five organ transplants
Jay Crouch, seven, from Market Harborough, Leicestershire, received two new kidneys, a liver, a small intestine and a pancreas from a single donor. He spent four weeks in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy is one of the youngest patients to have five organ transplants
Jay Crouch, seven, from Market Harborough, Leicestershire, received two new kidneys, a liver, a small intestine and a pancreas from a single donor. He spent four weeks in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New mothers need their first check-up within 6 weeks of giving birth, new rules declare
The American College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians is now calling for women to see their doctors nine weeks sooner after giving birth to screened for life-threatening complications. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cat who developed cancer is purring again after taking cannabis oil
His owner Jacek Matusiak, 35, from Burton, said: 'Putting him to sleep was imminent. He had two strokes, an enlarged liver, significant weight loss and tumour growth to the front paw pad.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People who eat breakfast gain less weight over time, study finds  
Many skip their first meal in a bid to cut down on calories, including actress Joanna Lumley, but a Mayo Clinic study of 350 adults has shown that short-term tactic is flawed in the long-run. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Claim five glasses of wine a week takes years off your life is wrong
Ten days ago a study claimed that five glasses of wine a week takes years off of your life.'I can now confidently report that the scare stories have got it completely wrong,' says scientist Tony Edwards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Matt Dawson's wife Carolin on horror of son's near fatal meningitis
Speaking on ITV's Lorraine, Matt, 45, and  Carolin revealed how doctors told them to say goodbye to Sami, then two, as there was a chance he might not survive meningitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Controversial epilepsy drug that causes birth defects is banned
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has changed the licence for sodium valproate, which controls electrical functions in the brain to prevent life-threatening seizures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heading footballs may cause brain injuries
Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, claim that heading may cause brain injury and, as players are in control, the consequences can be prevented. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Varicose veins surgery rises because of middle-aged runners
EXCLUSIVE: Some 20 per cent more runners aged between 40 and 60 had treatment over the last year according to figures from Veincentre, a London-based clinic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBD sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower Parkinson's risks by 80%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 26, decided to have her right leg AMPUTATED after her fracture wouldn't heal
Victoria Snell, who lives in Manchester, has spent the last six years in and out of hospital after suffering a fracture in her right leg. Facing a fifth operation, she asked the doctors to chop her leg off. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belfast woman mistook symptoms of womb cancer for a longed for baby
Delighted at the thought of starting a family, Megan, 23, from Belfast, was later diagnosed with a molar pregnancy after experiencing heavy vaginal bleeding at 10-and-a-half weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in seven women taking pills which help prevent breast cancer
Only one in seven who are at high risk of breast cancer are taking Tamoxifen to reduce their chances of getting the disease, a study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Varicose veins on the rise because MARILs want to look good in shorts
EXCLUSIVE: Some 20 per cent more runners aged between 40 and 60 had treatment over the last year according to figures from Veincentre, a London-based clinic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sabo Skirt founder Thessy Kouzoukas details experience with IVF
Australian fashion designer Thessy Kouzoukas, from Brisbane, announced she was expecting her first baby with fianc é Georgio Batsinilas in Match. But it hasn't been an easy road for the 28-year-old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthista reveal the five myths about fibre we all believe
Recent figures from Public Health England latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) show that while the Government recommends we get 30g of fibre a day, the average Brit gets just 18g. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just one alcoholic beverage per day raise risks of mouth cancer
A New York University study revealed that people who drank one or more alcoholic beverage per day had an excess of harmful oral bacteria and a drought of healthy bacteria to fight off harmful strains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A cat, who developed cancer, is purring again after taking cannabis oil
His owner Jacek Matusiak, 35, from Burton, said: 'Putting him to sleep was imminent. He had two strokes, an enlarged liver, significant weight loss and tumour growth to the front paw pad.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inspirational stories reveal  the bond with stranger whose life your child saved with organ donation
Every day, three people die while waiting for a transplant. These groups of friends are testimony to the extraordinary healing power of organ donation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Me and my operation: The ceramic hip that keeps younger active patients running  
A hip replacement is not suitable for younger patients. David Brewer, 54, an NHS manager from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, was one of the first patients in the world to have a new alternative. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sabo Skirt founder details her experience with IVF
Australian fashion designer Thessy Kouzoukas, from Brisbane, announced she was expecting her first baby with fianc é Georgio Batsinilas in Match. But it hasn't been an easy road for the 28-year-old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee in pregnancy ‘raises risk of an overweight child’
The findings from a study of 51,000 mothers and infants in Norway call into question NHS guidelines which say expectant mothers can safely consume up to two cups of coffee a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study claiming five glasses of wine a week takes years off your life is wrong, says top scientist
Ten days ago a study claimed that five glasses of wine a week takes years off of your life.'I can now confidently report that the scare stories have got it completely wrong,' says scientist Tony Edwards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could a £1 'virtual reality' gadget be they key to restoring a dementia patient's joy of life?
A phone app, a cardboard box and a mobile phone can be used to create a virtual reality gadget that can help dementia patients restore their joy in life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just one alcoholic beverage per day raise risks of mouth cancer, gum disease and heart disease  
A New York University study revealed that people who drank one or more alcoholic beverage per day had an excess of harmful oral bacteria and a drought of healthy bacteria to fight off harmful strains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best and worst high street salads for saturated fat
A salad lunch from a High Street chain sounds virtuous, but is that always the case? Helen Bond, a dietitian, reviews five of the worst and five of the best options before giving her expert choice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Could frequent episodes of an abnormally rapid heartbeat weaken my heart?
Could an abnormally fast heartbeat with frequent spells of a rapid heart rate weaken your heart? DR MARTIN SCURRS answers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS birth control implant inserted into thousands 'disintegrates'
A new form of sterilisation on the NHS that didn ’t involve surgery attracted thousands of British women. In some, the devices have ‘migrated’ or disintegrated leaving them in crippling pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung transplant patient escaped death after back surgery
A 57-year-old man was the first person to have both a double lung transplant and a procedure to fill his cracked vertebra with cement, which leaked into his blood stream and nearly killed him. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens who vape are more likely to try marijuana, study finds
The results, from surveys of more than 10,000 young people aged 12 to 17, add to earlier evidence suggesting that e-cigarettes may be a gateway to smoking tobacco and drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being cold can help you LOSE weight, study finds
A University of Tokyo study found that exposure to cold temperatures for long periods of time causes fat cells to become more efficient, improving blood sugar regulation and increasing metabolism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts say relying on an alarm actually depletes your sleep
According to sleep experts, you should ditch your alarm clock because it depletes your sleep and also means that you don't naturally wake up at the correct point of your sleep cycle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Five tips to minimize your grocery store shopping stress
For many, grocery shopping is the most stressful thing about cooking at home. But nutritionist Susan Bowerman says it doesn't have to be so - and shared her top tips. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First toddler to receive world's smallest heart valve 3 years ago
Sadie Rutenberg, three, was born with a life-threatening heart defect in Seattle, Washington, in November 2014. At six months old she became the first baby to receive an experimental heart valve. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish supplements protect the brain from chronic stress, study suggests
A study by researchers at John's Hopkins University found that fish oil supplements could help protect a person's brain from the harmful effects of chronic stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US veteran receives world's first penis and scrotum transplant
Nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons were involved in the 14-hour surgery on March 26 at Johns Hopkins, transplanting an entire penis, scrotum without testicles, and abdomen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hour of meditation is enough to reduce anxiety and stress on the heart
A new study presented today by the American Physiological Society shows that the practice does indeed make an impact - and just one hour will start the process. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is walking enough exercise? Four experts agree
Jackson Fyfe, a lecturer in applied sport science at Deakin University, wrote in The Conversation that walking alone is simply not sufficient for most people - but may provide a platform to more intense exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners still cause diabetes and obesity
Researchers from Marquette University, Milwaukee, build on previous research that suggests zero-calorie sugar substitutes damage people's blood vessels, impacting their health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis and arthritis sufferers have a higher risk of heart attacks and strokes, study finds
Roxanne Cooksey, a research fellow at Swansea University, explains the clearest ever evidence of a strong link between inflammatory conditions of the skin and bones, and heart woes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever survival guide
The findings, made by Taiwanese researchers who assessed nearly 185,000 patients, come amid a 'pollen bomb' in the UK that has caused misery for millions of hay fever sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating cod, herring and red snapper may ward off Parkinson's disease
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology,  Gothenburg, found that these fishes contain high levels of the protein parvalbumin, which prevents the formation of protein structures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower Parkinson's risks by 80%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood obesity and depression are caused by same brain patterns
A Stanford University study that looked at MRI scans from 42 obese children and teens with depression found a link between the conditions and low volumes in two of the brain's reward centers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news