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Britons are lying to themselves about how much they eat
Men typically have 1,000 more calories every day than they account for, while women consumed about 800 more than they estimate, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Positive outlook on life 'slows down ageing of the brain'
Researchers at Northwestern University were stunned when they carried out research on 'super agers', who had dementia tangles on brain scans but seemed not to be affected by the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jabs of belly fat fix faces after cancer
People who are left disfigured after cancer surgery are having the damage to their faces repaired by injections of stomach fat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is anything being done about blood-eating hospital bug?
A killer ‘blood-eating’ bacterial infection that may have affected thousands of British heart patients has claimed seven more lives in the past year. Carol Inkpen's husband Michael, 71, died of the infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pioneering contraceptive ball that could replace coils
A pioneering contraceptive ball is being hailed as a safe and comfortable alternative to metal coils for thousands of British women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nell McAndrew's battle with Lyme disease after park run
It was an exercise session in a local park that almost became the mother-of-two Nell McAndrew's undoing – after a tiny tick bite led to her developing potentially life-changing Lyme disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultrathin smart bodysuit for elderly to track their vitals
While previous research managed to monitor temperature and muscle strength with stick-on sensors, this new incarnation by Japanese scientists can perform a sonogram of the heart. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids
The successful Stanford University project could even open the door to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes by creating healthy pancreases to regulate blood sugar. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sitting is linked to 8 more cancers
Charles E Matthews, an epidemiologist at the National Cancer Institute, told a conference in Texas we need more physical activity than we thought - but more importantly, we need to sit less. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients are facing eight month wait for hip operations  
Waiting times have soared by 40 per cent in four years as the NHS struggles with growing demand. Many needing the operations are in such severe pain they cannot walk short distances. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you are more likely to finish a home-cooked meal
The study, whose lead author is from Ohio State University, involved 50 people aged 18 to 65 who monitored their food intake and waste over about a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best paid male NHS doctor earns 2.5 times more than female
The investigation also revealed that just five of the 100 biggest-earning consultants in England are female, despite them making up a third of the overall workforce. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr max the mind doctor
When we see another human being in distress, it ’s only natural to comfort them. It doesn’t matter if you’re a doctor or a dustman, the instinct to touch and console is overwhelming. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex tips to get pregnant
One in every eight couples struggles to get pregnant. While there is no magic potion, three experts told Daily Mail Online why having sex twice in an hour might work and why other tricks are myths. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We may all have stem cells stored on chips to test drugs
The staggering development could revolutionize the idea of 'personalized medicine' - and could also overhaul the drug approvals market. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tracking pigeons could help us fight disease
A researcher from the University of California suggests we could gather a focus group of pigeons to track as they consume the same water sources, soil and air pollution as humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How witnessing violence harms children's mental health
Children with high levels of exposure to violence like this week's deadly school shooting in Broward County, Florida, are more likely to have high levels of depression, anger and anxiety. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soul Sisters reveal exercises for people with back pain
London-based physical trainers and sisters Maddy and Alex Weaver shared a core workout routine with Daily Mail Online that can be performed by people suffering from lower back pain or discomfort. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

79 MILLION women have HPV but 13% of girls have the shot
CDC figures show there has been an 89 percent decrease in rates among girls aged 14 to 24 who have received the shot since 2006. But rates remain low in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's drug could reverse effects of teen drinking
A drug commonly used to prevent mental decline in patients with dementia reportedly reversed the effects of alcohol exposure in adolescent rats, according to a Duke University study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor gut health could affect MEMORY
University of California researchers have shown gut affects sleep and memory. But each person's gut needs are very different - some can fare better with ice cream than others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu has killed 84 children in the US
Flu activity in the US remained stable from last week to this one, a first for this season. It is a hopeful sign, but pediatric deaths and already record-high hospitalizations are expected to climb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Jersey girl dies despite getting flu shot
Nevaeh Hernandez, 6, of North Bergen, New Jersey, died from the flu on Monday. Her family is considering legal action against a hospital that failed to diagnose her and sent her home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kieran Veitz born with heart outside chest is turning 3
Kieran Veitz, two, underwent an extensive surgery when she was just minutes old. Today is her parents describer her as a hard-headed, stubborn toddler well on her way to a normal childhood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's rosacea treated with flowers
EXCLUSIVE: India Kelly, 24, from Essex describes her experience with rosacea which caused her face to 'erupt' into terrible blotchy redness and small bumps, before finding a capers cream treatment (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People are attempting DIY fecal transplants
Experts are increasingly concerned by the hot trend for DIY fecal transplants, saying participants are opening themselves up to a range of new illnesses without appreciating how dangerous it is (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dad ’s heartbreak at ‘losing his smile’ to cancer
James Parkin, 41, from Bramley, Hampshire, has been left unable to smile after doctors discovered his 'toothache' symptoms were a rare cancerous tumour wrapped around his nerves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby born with heart outside her chest is turning three
Kieran Veitz, two, underwent an extensive surgery when she was just minutes old. Today is her parents describer her as a hard-headed, stubborn toddler well on her way to a normal childhood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ketamine eases depression in just 30 minutes
Researchers from  Zhejiang University in China found ketamine controls the transmission of electrical signals via nerve cells in rodents. Other antidepressants change brain chemical levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Father's stress changes brain development in children
Researchers from the University of Maryland found stress changes the father's sperm, which can then alter the brain development of the child. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women opt for cosmetic surgery to get a 'designer vagina'
The quest for physical perfection and anti-ageing is moving south with women undergoing cosmetic surgery to get 'designer vaginas'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, 6, died despite getting flu shot
Nevaeh Hernandez, 6, of North Bergen, New Jersey, died from the flu on Monday. Her family is considering legal action against a hospital that failed to diagnose her and sent her home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Car washes could spread Legionnaires' disease
EXCLUSIVE Two men became seriously ill with Legionnaires' disease after inhaling infected water droplets from separate car washes in Italy. The same risk applies in the UK, an expert warns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secretaries drafted onto front line in NHS staffing crisis
Secretaries and admin staff took on ward duties in a Lincolnshire hospital after it was hit with a staffing crisis after Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital put out a desperate appeal for staff, Wednesday (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forgetting forgetfulness: more likely to have dementia
Older people unaware they have memory problems are almost three times more likely to develop dementia within the next two years, according to new research (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's acne turns out to be rare skin condition
EXCLUSIVE: India Kelly, 24, from Essex describes her experience with rosacea which caused her face to 'erupt' into terrible blotchy redness and small bumps, before finding a capers cream treatment (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grandfather is the first in Britain to have a 3D ribcage
Peter Maggs, 71, from Abergavenny, lost ribs and half his breastbone after having a tennis ball-sized tumour removed from his chest. He now has a bespoke chest wall made of titanium. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Car washes could spread Legionnaire's disease
EXCLUSIVE Two men became seriously ill with Legionnaires' disease after inhaling infected water droplets from separate car washes in Italy. The same risk applies in the UK, an expert warns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Twins who struggled with anorexia feel confident again
Allison Ferrante (left) and business owner Emily Seelman (right), both 27, from Pennsylvania, struggled with disordered eating before finding a comfortable balance with food and exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum forced to give seven-week-old baby the kiss of life
Mother Nicola Bell from Leeds had to give her seven-week-old baby emergency resuscitation, after she started choking on her own mucus, thanks to training she received at her local hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy can't eat or breathe due to face swollen by cysts
Ryder Hamrick, of Pennsylvania, USA, has unusually large lymphatic malformations: huge cysts that form around his face, neck, throat, back and the mediastinum. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-five dismissed skin cancer for a glasses mark   
Narelle Krikhoff, 53, from Brisbane, who only started wearing suncream at 20 years old, had part of her nose removed after doctor discovered the mark on her nose was actually a cancerous lump. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler's died meningitis was dismissed as tonsillitis
In June 2016, Bobby Beardshall, now three, from Hull, was taken to hospital by his concerned mother Jane Brown, 42, after he developed a fever, high-pitched cry and insomnia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sydney mum had a poo transplant to help her gut
Faecal microorganism transplants are used to treat certain stomach conditions and have been known to help people with C.diff and Crohn's disease, among others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women being pushed into unnecessary C-sections, WHO says
Women are being pushed into unnecessary C-sections because they are not given enough time to give birth, the World Health Organisation has warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cleaning as bad for women's lungs as 20 cigarettes a day
Researched at the University of Bergen assessed the lungs of 6,235 women and men at 22 centres and then checked on them over the course of twenty years. The damage was stark. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Melbourne baby has five heart surgeries in one week
Bonnie Novak, now nearly 10 months old, was diagnosed with an enlarged heart. Her mum Krystal took her baby to the doctor after noticing her pupils were different sizes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham's hysterectomy may be dangerous
Lena Dunham, 31, revealed she underwent a hysterectomy after struggling with endometriosis-related pain for a decade. Experts say this procedure comes with some risks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to talk to children about a shooting
Three experts explain the best ways to talk - and listen - to children - to help them feel safe and sane in the aftermath of yesterday's shocking, deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hundreds of doctors are quitting due to work pressure
The Royal College of GPs said the latest NHS Digital figures show the number of family doctors fell to 33,872 in December from 34,091 in September. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news