Alopecia sufferer claims £12.95 shampoo helped her regain hair
EXCLUSIVE: Belinda Clarke, 44, from Wiltshire lost her hair due to trauma as a child but in September 2016, she started using Watermans Grow Me shampoo on her completely bald head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Alopecia sufferer claims £12.95 shampoo helped her regain a FULL head of hair
EXCLUSIVE: Belinda Clarke, 44, from Wiltshire lost her hair due to trauma as a child but in September 2016, she started using Watermans Grow Me shampoo on her completely bald head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide attempts among under-17s DOUBLED in the last decade
In 2008, suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts accounted for 0.67 percent of child cases in these hospitals.  By 2015, that figure had more than doubled to 1.79 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse watchdog 'helped to cover up hospital baby deaths scandal'
At least three mothers and 16 babies are thought to have died at a hospital trust between 2004 and 2016 at the hands of a ‘dysfunctional’ gang of ‘musketeer’ midwives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not getting enough sleep among Britain's biggest worries  
We waste two-and-a-half hours every day worrying about trivial things that typically never happen, a poll claims. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three people are infected with 'extensively drug-resistant' gonorrhoea
Between February and March this year one person in the UK and two in Australia failed to respond to the go-to antibiotic treatment for gonorrhoea, a new report reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Georgia student had to relearn everything after mystery brain injury
Clark Jacobs, nicknamed 'Superman,' narrowly survived a traumatic brain injury when he fell from his lofted bed at Georgia Tech in 2015. Now, the 23-year-old has relearned everything in two years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of women are wrongly told to take ibuprofen for cystitis
Researchers at the University of Oslo studied 383 women and found those who take ibuprofen to relieve UTI symptoms have worse outcomes than women given antibiotics by their doctor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flesh eating bacteria ‘thrive on their victim's pain’
New research from Harvard Medical School has discovered that  'flesh-eating' bacteria actually hijacks a victim's pain receptors for their own benefit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A quarter of Americans spend almost all day inside figures reveal
According to a new study by YouGov and VELUX, a quarter of Americans spend between 21 and 24 hours inside creating a new 'indoor generation', affecting mental and physical health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student, 23, who suffered a mysterious brain injury and had to to relearn everything
Clark Jacobs, nicknamed 'Superman,' narrowly survived a traumatic brain injury when he fell from his lofted bed at Georgia Tech in 2015. Now, the 23-year-old has relearned everything in two years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans trying e-cigarettes but fewer taking it up as habit
The University of Iowa study suggest more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, and fewer smokers may be using it as a cessation technique. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oklahoma City named America's unhealthiest city
A recent study from the American College of Sports Medicine has named Arlington, Virginia, as America's fittest city. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, took the bottom spot as the fattest city. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma suffers more likely to be killed by the disease if they are wealthy
For those aged five to 44, the death rate among the most affluent households was 19 per cent higher than the poorest. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of women are wrongly told to take ibuprofen for misery of cystitis, but it makes it WORSE
Researchers at the University of Oslo studied 383 women and found those who take ibuprofen to relieve UTI symptoms have worse outcomes than women given antibiotics by their doctor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California woman delivers twins serving as surrogate for best friend
Erica Huston-Elem, of Virginia, performed the incredible and served as a surrogate for her best friend, Katelin Buchanan, of California, giving birth to twins - a boy and a girl - in March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RCN votes to decriminalise cannabis for medical use
The Royal College of Nursing voted at a meeting in Belfast to lobby the UK Government to consider a change in the legal status of cannabis for medical purposes, which is said to be an effective painkiller. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercising while playing video games may help Alzheimer's sufferers
Researchers from Union College, New York, found older people with cognitive impairment, which occurs before dementia, have better 'executive functions' after playing games while riding exercise bikes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nearly a quarter of children  starting primary school have tooth decay
Some 23.3 per cent have dental decay, according Public Health England data. British Dental Association chairman Mick Armstrong said: 'It's a tragedy that a oral health is determined by postcodes'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Being stressed makes you better at processing bad news, study finds
Neuroscientists at University College London studied firefighters in Colorado. They were much sharper on details about their risks of certain things when they were stressed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three people infected with 'extensively drug-resistant' gonorrhoea threaten the control of the STI
Between February and March this year one person in the UK and two in Australia failed to respond to the go-to antibiotic treatment for gonorrhoea, a new report reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A high-fibre diet could protect against flu and colds
Researchers from the Monash University in Australia found that mice which are given extra fibre are protected against influenza, which affects millions of people every year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drop in prescription medications among children, CDC report reveals
Doctors are prescribing 11 percent less medication to children now than they were in 1999, but prescription rates for ADHD and high blood pressure drugs are rising, new CDC figures reveal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oklahoma City named America's unhealthiest city while Arlington is the healthiest city
A recent study from the American College of Sports Medicine has named Arlington, Virginia, as America's fittest city. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, took the bottom spot as the fattest city. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philip Morris e-cigarette collects data on its users
The initiative, if allowed by regulators, could extract information about a user's smoking routine from the device and use it for marketing purposes, experts warn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian grandfather's tumours left him unable to eat, talk or speak
Subhash Chand, 54, from Uttar Pradesh state in India, suffers from a condition known as Neurofibromatosis or Von Recklinghausen's Disease. He developed the disorder at just 20 years old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too many after-school clubs puts 'strain' on families
Researchers at York St John University found that parents are under damaging pressure from schools and other families to make sure their children take part in a lot of organised activities. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A THIRD of Americans under 40 care for older relatives
While those who have caregiving experience put in fewer hours than their older counterparts, they're more likely to feel stressed out by the experience, the study by AP and a polling center found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

STDs reach an all-time high in California
Rates of STDs in 2017 shot up by 45 percent over the last five years in California, driven by 300,000 new cases of chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhea, new state health department reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega 3 and 6 may protect obese people from type 2 diabetes
Researchers from the University of Guelph, Ontario, found that after 12 weeks of having such supplements added to their diets, obese rats have lower glucose levels and improved glucose control. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Holistic therapy like yoga can help some women fall pregnant
Ruth Tobin from Adelaide, is now the proud mother of Marley after turning to natural therapies. She fell pregnant after just three sessions of yoga and fertility massage (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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WHO vows to eliminate trans fats from diets globally
The World Health Organization has released its plan to rid the world of trans fats, which contribute to bad cholesterol and heart disease, in just five years, the agency revealed in a statement today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Holistic therapies including yoga and massage are helping some women fall pregnant
Ruth Tobin from Adelaide, is now the proud mother of Marley after turning to natural therapies. She fell pregnant after just three sessions of yoga and fertility massage (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coeliac disease: 12 signs you might need to go gluten free
This week is coeliac awareness week and director of Coeliac UK, Norma McGough, says some symptoms such as depression, bad balance and tooth loss are not what people might expect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Grandfather's, 54, agonising tumours has left him unable to eat, talk or speak  
Subhash Chand, 54, from Uttar Pradesh state in India, suffers from a condition known as Neurofibromatosis or Von Recklinghausen's Disease. He developed the disorder at just 20 years old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen whose facial tumour has left her blind has become a recluse
The growth has left Salibunnisa, 18, from the north Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, lind in one eye, as well as in excruciating pain every day. She suffers from neurofibromatosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men with physically demanding jobs are more likely to die younger
Researchers at VU University in Amsterdam looked at records of 193,696 patients and found men who were more active at work tended to die younger than their less strained counterparts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Elderly people in care homes will be kept company by robots
Dr Chris Papadopoulos, a public health expert at the University of Bedfordshire said the robots (pictured) could help take some pressure off over-burdened health workers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Study reveals it's husbands who are responsible for the lack of sex
A review of 64 studies into couples ’ love lives has found that men are put off sex by the expectation that they will make the first move. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Trump flies to visit Melania after she undergoes kidney procedure
First Lady Melania Trump underwent a kidney procedure at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, her office announced Monday. The president flew to visit her in the afternoon. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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A dietitian looks into what is in the UK's favourite loaf of bread
Bacon butties. Packed lunches. Toast with butter. Sliced bread may be a staple, but few of us think of it as a health food. Here, we reveal what's in a Warburtons white 800g Toastie loaf. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lily Bailey shares tips on how to beat your OCD
Around 750,000 people in the UK are estimated to have OCD, with around one in 50 experiencing it at some point in their lives. This is one woman's story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma suffers are one fifth more likely to be killed by the disease if they are wealthy
For those aged five to 44, the death rate among the most affluent households was 19 per cent higher than the poorest. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY:   How to get Scarlett Johansson’s upper arms
Scarlett Johansson dazzled fans in a strapless gown, last week. But how can you replicate her gym success? Here, we give you expert suggestions for maximum results. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How an injection to thin blood can also help you breathe more easily  
Heparin, a drug that has been around for more than 100 years, significantly improves lung function and breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How you have paid to help legalise lethal party drugs
Psychedelic drugs could be used to treat mental health problems. But, as Good Health can reveal, a key organisation funding their work is a pressure group with a parallel agenda. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We all deserve a good death: A dignified end can be planned
New research suggests we want to know more about death, but don ’t know what to ask. Here, experts call for greater openness between healthcare professionals and families. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pig virus could pose potentially lethal threat to human populations
A Sars-like vomiting bug that infects pigs has been shown to jump between species including chickens, cats and humans, Ohio State University researchers have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses shouldn't be referred to as sisters 'because it puts men off'
Nurses should not be referred to as sisters or matrons because it puts men off joining the profession, it was claimed yesterday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How an injection to thin the blood can also help you breathe more easily  
Heparin, a drug that has been around for more than 100 years, significantly improves lung function and breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news