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The carb blocker proven by science to promote weight loss
Developed by Polish scientists, Tribitor, which is dissolved in water and drank 15 minutes before eating high-GI foods, inhibits the absorption of carbs, preventing the deposition of fat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cruising improves overall wellbeing, new study finds
A study from the University of China found that those who take cruise vacations experience positive mental and emotional health benefits up to six months after disembarking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What happens when you age? Dana Rosenfeld debunks 5 myths
Here, in a piece for The Conversation, Dana Rosenfeld, a reader in sociology based at Keele University, Staffordshire, investigates five common beliefs about aging. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California to declare coffee a cancer risk
A California advocacy group is suing coffee companies for not warning about the presence of chemical that may be carcinogenic in their products, though research and responses are mixed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The menopause symptoms no one tells you about
A third of women in a new survey said they were embarrassed by the symptoms that they had not expected to face, and half said the whole ordeal affected their confidence levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turmeric boosts memory by nearly 30% and eases depression
Researchers from the University of California, LA, reveal taking a compound found in the Indian spice, know as curcumin, causes people to have less protein build-up in the region of the brain linked to memory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contraceptive implant Essure could be safe after all
French researchers have analysed data of more than 100,000 women who underwent sterilisation to discover the scandal-hit Essure device has lower immediate complications rates than surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother reveals she had FIVE babies in just three years
Leanne, 37, and husband Graham, from Cheadle, Staffs, were delighted when she fell pregnant. However, two sets of twins quickly followed, leaving Leanne giving birth five times in three years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity is contagious
Researchers from the University of Southern California believe social networks have a strong influence on people's health habits and therefore communities should be targeted to combat obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sc.horpe woman left with permanent 'resting b**** face'
Lisa Beardsley, from Sc.horpe, claims damaged nerves mean most of the time she looks 'like a miserable cow'. The good-humoured support worker is slowly recovering. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival story of Georgia boy with elephant man condition
Trey Mills, six, from Harlem in Georgia, has Proteus syndrome, which causes his organs, bones, skin, tissue and blood vessels to grow larger than normal at an accelerated rate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 41, left with a permanent 'resting b**** face'
Lisa Beardsley, from Sc.horpe, claims damaged nerves mean most of the time she looks 'like a miserable cow'. The good-humoured support worker is slowly recovering. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Sarah Brewer: Reasons why you might be feeling dizzy
According to London-based Dr Sarah Brewer, common causes include low blood pressure, which can be effectively treated through prescribed medication and simple lifestyle changes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts warn 'zombie deer disease' could spread to humans
While it ’s not known to be transmissible to humans, a recent study led by Canadian researchers found that macaques could get the disease after consuming infected meat, sparking fresh fears. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Georgia Puckering started fitting due to Aussie flu
Georgia Puckering, 25, took her son, Harlee Fox, from Hessle, Yorkshire, to the doctors last Friday morning where he was prescribed antibiotics for tonsillitis after acting 'unusually still'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CA family welcomes quintuplets after heartbreaking loss
Amy and Chad Kempel from California, welcomed healthy quintuplets after fears they would not survive high-risk delivery when their insurance company refused to provide specialized care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health risk of herbal pills interacting with other drugs
Herbal treatments such as St John ’s wort, ginseng and chamomile are taken by an estimated one in four UK adults who buy them, without a prescription, at health food shops or online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just ONE HOUR of social media ruins your sleep
Canadian researchers investigating poor sleep among teens found the root problem to be social media: those who spent at least 60 minutes on it suffered more sleep issues than those who did not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bacteria influences a woman's risk of giving birth early
Researchers from Imperial College London found falling levels of the strain Lactobacillus are associated with a woman's waters breaking after less than 37 weeks of pregnancy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caesareans increase the risk of child obesity
Babies who are born by caesarean are 50 per cent more likely to be obese before the age of five, a review from the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aussie flu leads to highest weekly death toll in 3 years
The number of people dying in England and Wales has reached its highest level in three years, with more than 15,000 people dying in the second week of January. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urgent review launched into prescription pills
Ministers have launched an urgent review into the growing crisis of prescription drug addiction, in a victory for the Daily Mail. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photographer takes on artist family behind OxyContin
Nan Goldin is petitioning fellow artists to boycott donations from the Sacklers in an effort to hold their company, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, accountable for its role in the opioid epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil's yellow fever death toll triples
The World Health Organization said the number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil tripled, with 20 deaths since July. US travelers urged to get the yellow fever vaccine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family of 4 welcomes quintuplets after heartbreaking loss
Amy and Chad Kempel from California, welcomed healthy quintuplets after fears they would not survive high-risk delivery when their insurance company refused to provide specialized care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugar tax on soft drinks may drive up alcohol consumption
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine found raising the price of sugary drinks causes people to purchase greater amounts of lager as their spending habits change. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl killed by flu hours after EMTs said she was fine
Emily Grace Muth, six, was killed by the flu on Friday hours after paramedics left her Cary, North Carolina, home and said she would be okay and to stay hydrated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huggies maker to lay off 5,500 workers
Americans are having fewer babies, and diaper makers are feeling the pinch.Kimberly-Clark said Tuesday it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photographer, former addict takes on opioid makers
Nan Goldin is petitioning fellow artists to boycott donations from the Sacklers in an effort to hold their company, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, accountable for its role in the opioid epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As US birthrates drop, Huggies maker lays of 5,500 staff
Americans are having fewer babies, and diaper makers are feeling the pinch.Kimberly-Clark said Tuesday it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York City sues Big Pharma over the opioid epidemic
The opioid epidemic has kills more than 1,000 people in New York City each year, and the city is suing more than a dozen drug makers for negligence that has cost New York millions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why sleep is the best way to fight this year's flu
Certified sleep science coach Chris Brantner explains why seven to eight hours of sleep each night is the best way to fight off this year's vaccine-resistant flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping does encourage kids to try tobacco, report finds
The report by the University of Washington issued Tuesday wrestles with the potential pros and cons of the vapor-emitting devices which have been sold in the US for more than a decade. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why SLEEP is the best way to fight this year's flu  
Certified sleep science coach Chris Brantner explains why seven to eight hours of sleep each night is the best way to fight off this year's vaccine-resistant flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We may finally know why dogs choose to eat their own poop
A team of veterinary researchers at University of California at Davis have discovered why your dog may decide to eat its own or others feces. The reason is partly tied to their wolf ancestors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transplant survivor from Atlanta celebrates third birthday
AJ Burgess celebrated his third birthday this weekend after finally getting a transplant in Atlanta, though he was told he was not eligible since his father had violated his parole. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transplant survivor celebrates third birthday
AJ Burgess celebrated his third birthday this weekend after finally getting a transplant in Atlanta, though he was told he was not eligible since his father had violated his parole. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid commission's Patrick Kennedy slams it as a 'sham'
Former Congressman and member of the six person opioid commission Patrick Kennedy told CNN in an impassioned interview that a lack of funding has rendered efforts against the epidemic useless. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plague fears in Madagascar return
Health chiefs thought they had the 'crisis', which prompted 10 nearby African countries to be placed on high alert, under control. But panic has re-emerged after a suspected new case. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eco-friendly firm Freda 'reboots' period care
EXCLUSIVE: Freda, a monthly subscription service aimed at the 'modern woman', now offers those across the UK tampons made of organic cotton and pads made of wood pulp. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drogheda parents ’ horror after baby's skull was crushed
Evan Tuite, who was born at the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Ireland, passed away in his mother Fiona's arms just hours after he entered the world in June 2012. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Horrific photo reveals snake venom raced up girl's leg
Emily Rose Oehler, five, was bitten by a rattlesnake Saturday morning during a family outing in Texas. Doctors used markers to measure the pace at which the venom traveled up her leg towards her abdomen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysian boy nearly died due to stuck chicken piece
A 12-year-old boy from Malaysia injured in a car accident baffled doctors when he turned blue in the operating theatre as they were about to perform life saving brain surgery on him. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vermont becomes 9th state legalize recreational marijuana
Vermont governor Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday legalizing recreational pot with some reservation. Vermont is the ninth state to pass a broad legalization law, but first to do so through legislature. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover a way to ease women's period pains
Edinburgh University researchers found some women have lower levels of oxygen in their blood, leading to a slower production of this protein, and therefore more intense blood-loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gadgets that can help you lose weight are tested
Eating better and exercising more were this year ’s most popular New Year resolutions, according to a poll. An obesity expert reviews a selection of gadgets that claim to help you lose weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts on how to spot if there is E.coli in your salad
Dr Jeffrey M Farber, a professor of food safety at the University of Guelph, explains how salad gets infected, whether you should wash your leaves, and what kinds of salad to look out for to stay safe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just one nurse is hired for every 400 jobs advertised
There were 34,260 vacant nursing and midwifery roles advertised across England at the end of September - a record high. The figures were collected by NHS Digital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OAPs are told to stay active to halt memory loss
Memory loss accelerates rapidly after retirement, a 30-year study suggests. Scientists tested 3,400 retired civil servants and found that their short-term recall declined faster than those still working. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, 6, killed by flu hours after EMTs said she was fine
Emily Grace Muth, six, was killed by the flu on Friday hours after paramedics left her Cary, North Carolina, home and said she would be okay and to stay hydrated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news