Could THIS prevent age-related heart failure?
Experiments on fruit flies bred to make more of the protein by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, had healthier hearts and lived for a third longer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun
Adam Barsouk is a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center. He warns too many of us skip precautions to protect us from cancer during summer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'
Detroit, Michigan, was rankled the most stressed US city in categories of strain from work, money, family and health. Fremont, California, was ranked the least stressed city. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites
EXCLUSIVE: British first aid expert and qualified nurse Emma Hammett reveals her guide to common insect bites and stings, explaining how to tell different insects' marks apart and relieve them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS is paying DOUBLE for stationery and supplies
NHS Trusts are buying  four-packs of whiteboard markers for up to £2.10 when they could be purchased on the High Street for £1.04, according to Freedom of Information disclosures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC director reveals his son was almost killed by cocaine laced with fentanyl
Dr Robert Redfield revealed the incident in a speech on Thursday and said that the opioid epidemic is one of the top priorities of the CDC, calling it 'the public health crisis of our time'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian farmer has life-changing surgery to remove a 1.4kg tumour
Somai, 55, a farmer from Basti in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, had a three-and-a-half hour operation to remove a huge 1.4kg non-cancerous tumour from his neck after suffering for years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is
Researchers from the University of T übingen in Germany say telling people to think about how healthy their food is could influence them to choose to eat less and help control their calorie intake. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California woman fights for life after being stung by bees  
The victim, in her mid-50s, was walking to get something from her car outside the home where she works in Orange County, California, when the bees descended. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study reveals long-term dangers of summer fun - and how you can protect yourself
Adam Barsouk is a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center. He warns too many of us skip precautions to protect us from cancer during summer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People eat smaller portions when they think about how healthy food is instead of focusing on taste
Researchers from the University of T übingen in Germany say telling people to think about how healthy their food is could influence them to choose to eat less and help control their calorie intake. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cleaning lady fighting for life after being stung 'head to toe' by hundreds of bees
The victim, in her mid-50s, was walking to get something from her car outside the home where she works in Orange County, California, when the bees descended. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teenagers who use social media for several hours a day have DOUBLE the risk of ADHD, study finds
The researchers in California believe receiving constant digital updates while the brain is rapidly developing makes teenagers find it hard to give anything their full attention. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dozens of members of isolated Amazonian tribe have DIED from measles
Local reports state there are 14 Yanomami victims in Brazil and 'well into the double figures' in Venezuela, where the 35,000-strong tribe reside. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First aid expert reveals her ultimate guide to identifying common bites and stingsr or flea?
EXCLUSIVE: British first aid expert and qualified nurse Emma Hammett reveals her guide to common insect bites and stings, explaining how to tell different insects' marks apart and relieve them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six German workers became ill with 'rabbit fever'
Doctors published the case report in the New England Journal of Medicine. The workers were all employed by a winery in Rhineland-Palatinate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Full list of nearly 70 products recalled by UK supermarkets
British supermarkets have recalled certain brands of soy sauce over fears they could contain small fragments of glass. Bottles of Schweppes tonic water have also been removed from shelves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Farmer, 55, has life-changing surgery to remove a 1.4kg tumour from his neck
Somai, 55, a farmer from Basti in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, had a three-and-a-half hour operation to remove a huge 1.4kg non-cancerous tumour from his neck after suffering for years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mandy Sacher speaks to FEMAIL on how to get out of a food rut
If you and your family find yourselves sitting down to the same meals week in, week out, it might be that you're in a food rut. Celebrity nutritionist Mandy Sacher revealed how to get out. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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One in seven American teenagers have hypertension, CDC reveals
A new CDC report found that one in seven US children have hypertension. New guidelines released last year reclassified 800,000 children as having high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two reveals how she overcame anorexia to have children
Olivia Cooper, 31, from Buckinghamshire, was admitted to hospital for 12 months as a teenager. She said her turning point came when she realised she wanted her own family. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over-the-counter charcoal and whitening toothpastes are eroding enamel
Dr Rhona Eskander, a dentist in London, warns that using fashionable activated charcoal and fluoride-free toothpastes could actually do more damage than good to people's teeth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds even least impulsive girls have a higher rate of obesity
A new study, led by Ohio State University, has found that boys who have more self-control are less likely to be obese but that for girls, all the will power is not enough to prevent the risk of obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man caught killer infection from rats urine after swimming in Bath
Billy-Joe Humphries is recovering from Weil's disease after receiving emergency treatment after going for a dip in Warleigh Weir, a popular swim spot near Bath. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotic resistant bug is spreading in the Canary Islands
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is warning that tourists in Gran Canaria have been infected with the Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria, which can cause pneumonia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Health Heroes: The surgeon who's helped 100 children walk
John Goodden, a consultant neurosurgeon from Leeds, is the latest medical professional to be nominated for our NHS Health Heroes award. This is his incredible story... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting
Consumer watchdog Which? has found some slime products contain potentially unsafe levels of the chemical boron, which in excessive levels causes bouts of diarrhoea, vomiting and cramps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives
When Kate Orson, from Glasgow, developed abnormal cervical cells, she had a procedure called large loop excision of the transformation zone - which changed her body forever... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Invisible' poo blood makes you more likely to suffer an early death
Dundee University tracked the survival of around 2,700 people whose FOTB test showed up as positive over a period of 16 years. Their findings were published in the journal Gut. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor removes an inch-long wriggling leech from a man's nose
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The footage was filmed in Nghe An, a province in the north of the country, around 186 miles (300km) south of the capital Hanoi. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toy slime could make children ill thanks to chemical that can cause vomiting
Consumer watchdog Which? has found some slime products contain potentially unsafe levels of the chemical boron, which in excessive levels causes bouts of diarrhoea, vomiting and cramps. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Juliana Shalek reveals the foods you should avoid while pregnant
New York nutritionist Juliana Shalek revealed the surprising foods you should avoid while pregnant - and the healthy alternatives to swap for so you don't miss out for nine months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men are being left in agony as NHS denies them hernia operations
More than half the health boards in England refuse NHS funding for the 45-minute procedure unless patients are in enough agony to ‘impede working life’ or ‘everyday activities’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your family guilty of repetitive eating? How to get out of the food rut
If you and your family find yourselves sitting down to the same meals week in, week out, it might be that you're in a food rut. Celebrity nutritionist Mandy Sacher revealed how to get out. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From silver gel to oats: The unlikely sunburn remedies that really work!
It ’s been one of the longest heatwaves for decades, but inevitably that means a surge in cases of painful sunburn. So, if you're suffering, are you treating it correctly? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with high cholesterol may struggle to have more than one child
The study, published in the BMJ Open journal, tracked Norwegian women aged 20 and over between 1994 and 2003. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marital rows with a spouse are more damaging to men than women
A 16-year study by US researchers from the universities of Nevada and Michigan has found that arguments may raise stress hormones, which could cause problems down the line (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4-month-old boy dies of meningitis coming into contact with an unvaccinated person
Four-month-old Killy Schultz, from Chesterfield, Virginia, developed a rash and fever within 24 hours back in June. Doctors told his shocked parents he had contracted meningitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy
Researchers from Bristol University claim the increasing pressures of modern life are 'amplified' by pregnancy. Chronic stress, sleep deprivation and eating habits may also be to blame. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler who's spent whole life in hospital walks outside for first time
Mae Koslow-Vogel, two, from Somerville, Massachusetts, had spent her whole life at Boston Children's Hospital hooked up to a ventilator with a trach due to a rare genetic lung disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Creating 'designer babies' to enhance looks or intelligence could be 'morally permissible'
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics in the UK said the key issues in genome editing were the welfare of the future person and the wider impact on society. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Would you stick a tube up your nose to stop yourself snoring?
The device, which you breathe through normally, keeps the airway open during sleep to prevent sleep apnoea, a condition that causes snoring. But would you try it? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The unexpected signs that you're suffering a lack of iron
Lack of iron is the most common vitamin and mineral deficiency in the UK — at least four million Britons are affected, including one in three hospital patients. Are you one of them? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who say treatment after a smear test ruined their sex lives
When Kate Orson, from Glasgow, developed abnormal cervical cells, she had a procedure called large loop excision of the transformation zone - which changed her body forever... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news