Groundbreaking trials show new treatment could suppress the virus for MONTHS
The infusion created by Rockefeller University offers hope of an alternative to the daily regimen of drugs that most HIV positive people have to take. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An aspirin a day keeps the cancer away!
Survival rates of 120,000 cancer patients taking aspirin were compared with those of 400,000 patients who did not by researchers at Cardiff University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live to 100: From eating pigs' feet to 30 cigarettes a day
The UN expects there to be 3.2 million people aged over 100 by 2050 and official advice might suggest healthy eating and exercise to get you there – but real centenarians have different ideas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tiny device to 'zip up' leaky hearts invented by Dr Oz 20 years ago could save millions
A new minimally invasive approach to fixing faulty heart valves may offer hope to millions of Americans who couldn't risk open heart surgery, a new Columbia University study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Harmless' heart condition is linked to sudden death syndrome 
Researchers from the University of Adelaide found that 12 per cent of people whose hearts stop beating are suffering from mitral valve prolapse. This occurs when the valve becomes floppy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

80,000 people died of flu last winter in US
In recent years, flu-related deaths have ranged from about 12,000 to 56,000. Last fall and winter, the US went through one of the most severe flu seasons in recent memory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 9, who beat leukemia meets the doctor who saved his life by donating his bone marrow
Johnny Sawyer Dyer, nine, of Corryton, Tennessee, finally met the bone marrow donor who save his life, Kevin Schwartzel, 29, a physician assistant from San Diego, California, on Saturday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giving patients a heavy metal alongside antibiotics could be the answer to the resistance crisis
Researchers from the University of Washington, Seattle, found that when patients with a deadly lung infection are given IV gallium, their symptoms improve without any serious side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aldi, Target and Safeway have E. coli-infected ground beef
Colorado's Cargill Meat Solutions is in the midst of recalling more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef packaged on June 21, which had subsequently been shipped to retailers nationwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug prices went UP after President Trump declared pharma companies were about to slash them
In May, President Trump announced his plan to drive drug prices down, and said that 'massive' cuts were coming in the next weeks. But an AP report reveals the vast majority rose this summer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My twin has Down syndrome: 22-year-olds on life sharing everything except one chromosome 
Julia Toronczak, 22, from San Diego, California, shares everything with her twin brother Michael. But he was born with Down syndrome and she wasn't - making them among the rarest in the world. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists release side-by-side images which show exactly how you should run
Researchers at Salford University used 3D infrared cameras to analyse the running style of 72 joggers. They were then compared to 36 runners who had never been injured. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists release images which show how you should run
Researchers at Salford University used 3D infrared cameras to analyse the running style of 72 joggers. They were then compared to 36 runners who had never been injured. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interactive heat map shows life satisfaction ratings across UK
Rushmoor was the happiest place with residents saying they felt 8.35 out of 10 - a sharp contrast to Fenland in in Cambridgeshire, which scored just 6.7. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sixteen volunteers drank 300ml of their own BLOOD to study IBD
Researchers from Triemli Hospital, Zurich, found that the nauseating drink increases the levels of a specific protein in stools. They therefore believe the presence of the protein suggests internal bleeding. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sixteen volunteers drank 300ml of their own BLOOD to help scientists better understand IBD
Researchers from Triemli Hospital, Zurich, found that the nauseating drink increases the levels of a specific protein in stools. They therefore believe the presence of the protein suggests internal bleeding. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How happy is YOUR town? Interactive heat map shows life satisfaction ratings
Rushmoor was the happiest place with residents saying they felt 8.35 out of 10 - a sharp contrast to Fenland in in Cambridgeshire, which scored just 6.7. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medic, 21, has joints which dislocate every day and has to be fed through a tube
Amy Fisher, from Manchester but living in Perth, Australia, has the rare genetic disorder Ehlers-Danlos syndrome as well as various problems with her digestive system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transformation of woman who put her liver failure down to 'turning 30'
Christina Ferrara, now 31, from Tampa, Florida, was told she would 'die this weekend' after doctors discovered her liver was rapidly shutting down. She sought treatment when she turned yellow. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hernia mesh complications affect up to 170,000 people in England
Between 12 and 30 per cent of the 570,000 people who have had the procedure over the past six years in England are left in such severe pain they are unable to walk or work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Third monkeypox case hits the UK
Public Health England said the unidentified person treated a monkeypox patient at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. They are now being looked after at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika-carrying mosquitoes can be tested with smartphones
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a device they call a LAMP OSD which can plug into a smartphone to reveal whether a mosquito is the Aedes aegypti species. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at just 35
Claire Jones, 38, first went to a doctor about her concerns when she realised her hand was shaking uncontrollably while she was training for the London Marathon in 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 habits affecting your eye health old mascara to smoking 
Vision Direct optometrist Brendan O'Brien explains which daily habits can damage your eyes and what we should do to keep them healthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 20-minute test is more effective at finding heart conditions
Researchers from the University of Glasgow found that the unnamed test is able to diagnose disorders that are caused by problems with the blood vessels that supply the heart. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a Mediterranean diet slashes the risk of depression by a THIRD
After analysing more than 40 studies, researchers from University College London also found those who eat a diet rich in processed food, sugar and saturated fat are more at risk of depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of children going to hospital with rotten teeth rises to 26,000, NHS figures show
More than 26,000 children aged five to nine were taken to hospital in the past year because of rotten teeth, NHS figures show – twice as many as those who required tonsillitis treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

British girls are named among heaviest binge-drinkers in Europe, WHO study finds
Teenagers in England, Wales and Scotland each placed in the top six places of a drinking league table of 36 European countries as part of research by the World Health Organisation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 20-minute test is SIX TIMES more effective at finding hidden heart conditions
Researchers from the University of Glasgow found that the unnamed test is able to diagnose disorders that are caused by problems with the blood vessels that supply the heart. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating a Mediterranean diet slashes the risk of depression by 33%
After analysing more than 40 studies, researchers from University College London also found those who eat a diet rich in processed food, sugar and saturated fat are more at risk of depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother shares heartbreaking post after three-year-old daughter dies from undiagnosed type 1 diabetes
Arya Greenlee, three, from Missouri, died in March 2018 from undiagnosed type 1 diabetes. Normal blood sugar levels are less than 100 mg/dL but Arya's were 500 mg/dL at the time of her death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Addiction may be caused by an ancient virus that is STILL lingering in some genomes
All humans are 'littered' with remnants of ancient viruses that date back to our primate ancestors. But until now they were not thought to be factors that determine a person's tendencies or character. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you get hangry: Scientists find link between mood and meals
Canadian researchers found that when mice's blood sugar was low, they quickly started displaying behavior akin to 'hangriness' and depression, underscoring mood's link to nutrition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revealed: 8 everyday habits affecting your eye health, from old mascara to smoking 
Vision Direct optometrist Brendan O'Brien explains which daily habits can damage your eyes and what we should do to keep them healthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New drug supercharges pancreatic cancer treatments and may boost survival rates by 50%
Pancreatic cancer is so deadly because its location makes it difficult to catch early and because it becomes chemo resistant. But a new drug developed by Cedars-Sinai Medical center may change that. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas man, 54, diagnosed with rare, genetic form of sudden death syndrome
Karl Wiggins, 54, of Liberty, Texas, was diagnosed with Brugada syndrome in March. The condition occurs when there are irregular heart rhythms in the lower chambers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of patients could avoid 'needless' appendix operations with antibiotics
Researchers from Turku University Hospital in Finland found over 60 per cent of appendicitis patients who are treated with antibiotics do not need surgery to remove the organ afterwards. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two, 36, offers life-saving kidney to a stranger just two hours after meeting him in a bar
Kristin Day, 36, of Pine River, Minnesota, met a stranger in a bar who told her he was on dialysis and in need of a kidney transplant. After just two hours of talking to him, Day offered to donate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wales has the highest rate of 100 year olds in the UK
For every 100,000 people, there are 26 who have reached the milestone in Wales, according to data released today. In contrast, the rate in England is 22, Scotland 17 and just 15 in Northern Ireland. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug company claims fish oil cuts stroke and heart attack risks by 25% - but doctors are skeptical
Amarin claims that its prescription fish oil capsules reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke by 25% based on a global trial of more than 8,000 people, but doctors question the results. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newborn syphilis rate DOUBLES in just four years - hitting 20-year high, CDC report reveals
The spike in congenital syphilis mirrors the uptick in men and women contracting the condition nationwide, less than two decades after many thought the disease was all but eliminated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is YOUR child a 'fussy eater'? They may just have a food intolerance
Dr Gill Hart, a biochemist at British food intolerance testing firm YorkTest, claims parents should not automatically assume their youngsters are being picky. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children are weaker than they were in 1998 because they have lazy lifestyles
Researchers at the University of Essex studied over 1,000 10-year-olds across 1998, 2008 and 2014 to find children nowadays are on average 20 per cent weaker than 20 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children born by C-section face higher risk of having a food allergy
Researchers at Örebro University and the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm led the study, which tracked more than a million children for around 13 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do YOU keep eating when you're full?The brain's urge to carry on is stronger than its signal to stop
Research by the University of Michigan has revealed that when the brain sends a signal for the body to stop eating it often triggers the overpowering signal for it to carry on at the same time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 40% of people would be reluctant to date someone who is gluten free
Researchers from Western Connecticut State University found that when on a date, 10 percent of people worry their gluten-free other half would judge them based on what they were eating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children born by C-section face a 21% higher risk of having a food allergy
Researchers at Örebro University and the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm led the study, which tracked more than a million children for around 13 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother says her daughters caught hand, foot and mouth disease on holiday
Danielle MacIntyre spent £3,000 on a seven-night break to the Club Mac hotel in Alcudia, Majorca, with children Nevah, aged three, and five-month-old Milla. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Perfect storm' for Ebola: WHO warns violence and political unrest will cause the outbreak to spread
Armed opposition attacks in North Kivu province, which has been hit by the outbreak, have risen in recent weeks. The WHO has even been forced to evacuate the town of Beni due to a deadly raid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bleeding gums and all-day nosebleeds turn out to be a sign of a deadly bone marrow disease 
Natalia Slazak, 31, from Buckinghamshire, was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia, a condition which causes red and white blood cells and platelets to drop to dangerously low levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news