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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

Parents tricked into giving children BLEACH
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

What those tempting treats really do to your body
Find out what happens to your body in a minute-by-minute commentary when you eat fatty foods such as ice cream, chocolate, crisps and alcoholic beverages like a gin and tonic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michael J Fox pledges £100k for Parkinson's app
The Hollywood actor, who lives with the long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, has given the money to a University of London researcher. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dublin man took his life after taking steroids for wedding
Father-of-four Mark Egan, from Dublin, struggled to stop taking the drug after his honeymoon. His wife  Sarita claims he was on the waiting list to get help with his addiction for two years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Father-of-two defeats cancer due to drug trials
Adrian Webb, 52, from Dudley, prepared for the worst when doctors discovered his skin cancer had spread to his lungs, lymph nodes, spleen, bowel, liver and spine. Yet, he is now cancer free. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nepal's shortest woman stands at 2 ft 8 inches tall
Malati Rishidev has the appearance of a child and weighs just 30 pounds. She struggles to walk and has become a recluse, her father has revealed. She has since become a hit on social media. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nepal's shortest woman stands at ft 8 inc tall tall
Malati Rishidev has the appearance of a child and weighs just 30 pounds. She struggles to walk and has become a recluse, her father has revealed. She has since become a hit on social media. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michael J Fox pledges £100,000 to UK university to...
The Hollywood actor, who lives with the long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, has given the money to a University of London researcher. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reading photographer has operation to realign underbite
Sophie Rose, 22, from Reading, was forced to have braces at 20, shattering her confidence. After a seven-hour operation, Miss Rose loves her new smile but still feels like herself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of school children are overweight in parts of Britain
Public Health England figures are ranked by local authority for the first time. They show the best and worst areas for overweight or obese children on record are just five miles apart. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadians say they contracted parasitic hookworms on beach
A young Canadian couple who recently returned from holiday in the Dominican Republic are warning vacationers not to get the 'sand between your toes' after picking up some nasty parasites. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Butterfly disease' sufferer refuses life-saving treatment
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Jonathan Gionfriddo, 17, from Stafford Springs, Massachusetts, endures agonising pain every day due to epidermolysis bullosa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patients 'treated like lepers' by leading spas
Around 70 per cent of spas are believed to have policies banning staff from giving cancer patients common treatments such as facials and massages. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat to beat heart disease  
Today, Dr Michael Greger shows how a plant-based diet can protect you and your family against one of the UK's biggest killers: heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS bids to banish hepatitis C by 2025
The NHS is planning for England to be the first country in the world to eliminate Hepatitis C with health leaders saying they can eliminate the disease by 2025. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause hormone changes 'make arthritis symptoms worse'
Women who have arthritis but have not yet gone through the menopause see a much slower decline in their condition, a study at the University of Nebraska found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What those tempting treats REALLY do your body
Find out what happens to your body in a minute-by-minute commentary when you eat fatty foods such as ice cream, chocolate, crisps and alcoholic beverages like a gin and tonic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lisa Snowden reveals she has fought depression
Today Lisa seems entirely stress-free and enthusiastic. But the attitude hasn ’t come easy as the former model (pictured) reveals she has battled with depression for years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schools in eleven states have closed this flu season
The flu is causing widespread school closures in the US. Some schools are getting cleaned while closed so that when they reopen children will be less likely to contract the illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gordon Ramsay lost four stone to keep his wife
Fitness fan Tana told him he was getting fat and Ramsay felt he had to shape up or risk losing her. ‘It was painful. I used to look at myself in the mirror and think, “Holy s***!” So it was a big wake-up call.” (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want a cure for the common cold? Try some chicken soup
Like most GPs I have been inundated by patients suffering from varying degrees of all of these things. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ease your bedtime cramps with water and regular stretches  
We should be physically active on a daily basis, in order to stimulate the blood supply to all of the muscles in the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The skin cancer 'cure' that also shrinks kidney tumours
New research presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2017 shows that a combination of two drugs can achieve startling results, making tumours vanish in ten per cent of patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The mothers killed by the FLU as the virus rages on
Katherine Acton, 47, Karlie Slaven, 36, and Tanya Harmon, 37, are all mothers-of-two who died this week just days after being diagnosed with the virus, having nursed their kids through the illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Universal flu shot to protect against every strain
Researchers from Georgia State University said that they have developed a universal flu vaccine to combat every strain of the A virus that will only need to be given once or twice in a person's life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors desperate for flu tests after FDA bans top brands
The FDA banned two top rapid flu test brands on January 12, 2018 - in the middle of one of the worst flu seasons in recent history leaving physicians begging distributors for supplies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy's skull pierced with a six-inch SCREW
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Darius Foreman, 13, was building a tree house when a screw became lodged in his head. The boy from Maryland was a millimeter away from death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bride-to-be, 47, dies of flu one week after diagnosis
Katherine Acton, 47 died suddenly of flu on Wednesday, one week after she was diagnosed. The mother-of-two was discussing marrying her boyfriend in the fall, who found her body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola aid worker scared neighbour on his return to home
Professor Chris Bulstrode, who was stationed in Sierra Leone during the pandemic of 2014/15, admitted that returning home after an 'emergency mission' is always a 'tricky change of gear'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother dies three days after being diagnosed with flu
Karlie Slaven, 37, from Indiana, was diagnosed with flu on Friday after spending last week caring for her sick children, but by Sunday the condition had developed in pneumonia, which proved fatal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain chemical that fuels sex drive has been discovered
Researchers from Liege University, Belgium, found kisspeptin, which is better known as the 'kiss hormone', could benefit the thousands of women suffering from extremely low sex drives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC predicts over 100 more child flu deaths this year
Dr Dan Jernigan, director of the CDC's Influenza Division, said he believes the actual pediatric death toll could be closer to 80, rather than 37, and predicts it will climb to 150 by the end of March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors BEGGING for flu tests after FDA bans top brands
The FDA banned two top rapid flu test brands on January 12, 2018 - in the middle of one of the worst flu seasons in recent history leaving physicians begging distributors for supplies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian's morning sickness pill is ineffective  
A new study published in PLOS One found that Diclegis, the morning sickness pill endorsed by Kim Kardashian, is ineffective. It is currently the only FDA-approved drug on the market. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should not give your children hand-me-down toys
Researchers from the University of Plymouth found that out of a sample of 200 recycled toys, more than 10 per cent contained high levels of hazardous chemicals that would not be approved today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Devon school pupil is the 'youngest in UK to die from flu'
The unnamed child, from Exeter, tested positive for the virus, Public Health England has confirmed. His death comes after figures yesterday revealed 191 have died across the UK already this winter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School pupil, 9, is the 'youngest in UK to die from flu'
The unnamed child, from Exeter, tested positive for the virus, Public Health England has confirmed. His death comes after figures yesterday revealed 191 have died across the UK already this winter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Essex girl left paralysed after being given HPV jab
EXCLUSIVE: Nicole El-Safty, of Clacton, Essex, became 'totally motionless and unable to move' just months after being given the under-fire Gardasil vaccine, she claims. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Air pollution delays the age girls start their periods
Researchers from Boston University found exposure to particles circulating in the air that measure 0.05mm may disrupt hormone production in girls' bodies, leading to excess testosterone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New global pandemics feared
The concerns were raised at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. Experts warned another pandemic is unavoidable amid the ease of international travel. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Brave' Stoke-on-Trent boy latest victim of flu outbreak
EXCLUSIVE: Dylan Day, from Stoke-on-Trent, passed away after developing sepsis, triggered by a a strain of influenza B he was fighting, last weekend. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four common causes of vaginal burning
New York-based Dr Alyssa Dweck outlines vaginal itching or burning is a sign something is awry down below, but is still something most women experience at some point in their lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accounts assistant was too embarrassed to have smear test
Gemma Anderson, 34, from  South Shields, was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 after having her first screening at 32. She had no unusual symptoms but was urged by her husband to have the check up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS blunders led to 137 men losing a testicle in six years
The statistics, released by NHS Resolution - which is the litigation authority, revealed some of the most horrific cases that have occurred, including a cancer patient who had his wrong testicle removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rare tropical disease masked a woman's bowel cancer
Anna Gilmour, 39, from Esher, Surrey, started losing weight and suffering from diarrhoea in 2015, prompting her to be diagnosed with giardiasis. When symptoms ease, they returned as cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese electrician crowned Slimming World's Mr Sleek 2018
Dann Sullivan, 30, from Solihull who last year weighed  16 stone 12 lbs, decided for his 2017 New Year's resolution he would get in shape. He joined Slimming World and has lost over 5 stone in a year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news