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Horror ordeal of runner, 30, who was struck down with sudden paralysis
Marie Sander, 30, from Lindenhurst, New York, was left temporarily paralyzed after she was diagnosed with a rare disease in which the immune system attacks your nervous system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New 'light therapy' could treat constipation better than drugs, study finds   
Scientists in Australia and at Washington University discovered that they could quickly cure constipation in mice that they had genetically engineered to have neurons that 'move' in response to blue light. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Closing coal factories leads to healthier babies, study reveals  
Researchers compared preterm births and fertility before and after eight stations in California closed between 2001 and 2011. The 25 percent drop in preemie births was higher than expected. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soldiers may soon have implanted health monitors and remote surgeries
The Army Surgeon General wants every soldier to be implanted with a health tracker that would allow doctors to monitor, diagnose and perhaps even treat them remotely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers who quit have lesser risk of lung disease than light smokers
A new study from Northwestern University has found that light smokers having less than 10 cigarettes per day have a greater chance of developing lung disease than those who have quit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London hospital will replace doctors with AI technology
University College London Hospital will use AI technology to reduce waiting times in A&E and diagnose the most critical 20 per cent of cases to fast-track treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IMPLANTED health monitors may soon help doctors track soldiers' vitals and operate remotely
The Army Surgeon General wants every soldier to be implanted with a health tracker that would allow doctors to monitor, diagnose and perhaps even treat them remotely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Junk-food firms fail to meet Government targets to cut sugar
Public Health England found that for retailers' own brand and manufacturer branded products there has been a two per cent reduction in total sugar per 100g. The aim is to combat obesity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitbits are electric shocking users
Millions use Fitbits to monitor their heart health and physical activity. But some users in America claim to have suffered alarming reactions from a malfunction that caused an electric shock. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother who suffered 18 miscarriages gives birth to a baby
Debra Cowgill, 33, had suffered two miscarriages while trying for her eldest son, Corey, now 10, with husband Darren, 40. They always dreamed of having a second child, and have succeeded after 10 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers who quit have a lesser risk of lung disease than those who cut back
A new study from Northwestern University has found that light smokers having less than 10 cigarettes per day have a greater chance of developing lung disease than those who have quit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humans are causing cancer in ANIMALS with surge in plastic waste
Researchers from Arizona State University believe pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be causing wild animals to develop life-threatening tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Overhydrating like Tom Brady is linked to dangerous brain swelling
Tom Brady drinks 37 glasses of water a day. A new Canadian study shows our bodies are not well-trained at detecting overhydration - and over-drinking water can lead to a brain condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy diagnosed with terminal brain disease VWM after falling off bed
Sam Buck, seven, from Greenwich, Connecticut, was diagnosed at age two with a rare brain disease that deteriorates the central nervous system and, because there is no cure, leads to death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London hospital is replacing doctors with AI technology to help tackle mounting A & E wait times
University College London Hospital will use AI technology to reduce waiting times in A&E and diagnose the most critical 20 per cent of cases to fast-track treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 33, who suffered EIGHTEEN miscarriages finally gives birth to a baby brother for her son
Debra Cowgill, 33, had suffered two miscarriages while trying for her eldest son, Corey, now 10, with husband Darren, 40. They always dreamed of having a second child, and have succeeded after 10 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shropshire waitress fighting for life after developing blood poisoning
Whitney Martin, a waitress from Telford, Shropshire, is battling for her life in an induced coma after what she thought was a cold turned deadly overnight. Doctors found she has sepsis and heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humans are causing cancer in ANIMALS with surge in plastic waste, light pollution and pesticides  
Researchers from Arizona State University believe pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be causing wild animals to develop life-threatening tumours. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 7, diagnosed with rare terminal brain disease after falling off bed and never walking again
Sam Buck, seven, from Greenwich, Connecticut, was diagnosed at age two with a rare brain disease that deteriorates the central nervous system and, because there is no cure, leads to death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds a weak handshake may predict an early death from cancer, lung disease, or a heart attack
Grip strength may be better than current methods to predict lifespan, heart attack risk, lung disease risk, and even cancer risk, a large study by the University of Glasgow suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Juice and milkshake manufacturers urged to slash sugar and calories
Public Health England has challenged companies selling juice-based drinks to cut their sugar content by five per cent by mid-2021. Smoothies, should contain no more than 300 calories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norfolk student took selfie after suffering seven strokes
Luna Jarvis, 20, from Norfolk, took the picture while waiting at hospital. Her ordeal began when she woke with tingling on the left side of her face. She later collapsed and was rushed to A&E. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri boy with 'butterfly disease' has fragile skin that tears
Hayden Esser, two, from Sedalia, Missouri, suffers from 'butterfly disease' and has to have his body bandaged up every morning by his father, Brandon, to try to stop his skin tearing and blistering. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tragic 'mermaid baby' born in India lived for just 15 minutes
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Disksha Kamble, 25, gave birth on Monday morning at a government-run hospital in Beed in Maharashtra, western India. She had just one pregnancy scan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nipah virus outbreak 'claims ten lives' in India
Medical camps have been set up in the Kerala region of India as dozens of people are thought to be infected with the deadly Nipah virus, and five people are confirmed to have died of it already. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newcastle mother lost her unborn baby after slapped-cheek syndrome
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Gemma Carlile, 25, from Newcastle, was 16 weeks pregnant when she discovered she had the infection, also known as parvovirus B19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother gives birth to a 'mermaid': Baby born with its legs fused together dies minutes later
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Disksha Kamble, 25, gave birth on Monday morning at a government-run hospital in Beed in Maharashtra, western India. She had just one pregnancy scan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heartbroken mother, 25, lost her unborn baby after catching slapped-cheek syndrome
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Gemma Carlile, 25, from Newcastle, was 16 weeks pregnant when she discovered she had the infection, also known as parvovirus B19. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating an egg a day reduces risk of stroke by over 25 per cent
Researchers from Peking University Health Science Centre and Oxford University were examining the links between egg consumption, strokes and cardiovascular disease during the study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating an egg a day reduces risk of stroke by more than 25%
Researchers from Peking University Health Science Centre and Oxford University were examining the links between egg consumption, strokes and cardiovascular disease during the study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you MUST eat a pot of yoghurt every day!
A simple pot of yoghurt can boost health in surprising ways, from easing hayfever, to keeping bones strong and reducing heart disease. Here's your ultimate guide to the dairy delight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grandmother died after NHS doctors failed to detect bladder cancer  
Pamela North was referred to hospital by her GP with suspected bladder cancer in February 2015. The grandmother from Ilford, Essex, was diagnosed a year later but died in 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The mother hooked on over-the-counter painkillers
Helen White-Knight, a 37-year-old mother-of-one from Milton Keynes, has spent most of the past 15 years dependent on the painkiller codeine. This is her story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michael Jackson's gravity defying Moonwalk 'achieved by mix of talent and high tech trickery'
Neurosuregeons from India have delved into he biomechanics of Michael Jackson's iconic lean from the music video 'Smooth Criminal' and discovered it could cause some health concerns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perfect posture? How sitting-up straight won't stop your back pain
Most people think of good posture as being beneficial for their back. But, according to some experts, there is no such thing as the perfect posture — and posture won’t protect against pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dizzy spells but doctors don't know what's wrong? PPPD could be the reason
Robert Virag, a personal banker from Welling, Kent, suffered with chronic dizziness and fatigue for five years - until he was diagnosed with Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY:  How to get Amanda Holden’s waist
In an eye-catching pink gown at the Baftas, Amanda Holden recently showed off a nipped-in waist which wowed onlookers. But how does she do it? Here, we reveal all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs should routinely take patients' pulses to detect heart conditions
Financial incentives for pulse checks were introduced in three East London health trusts in 2013 and 2014, with research finding that detection rates increased by 9.6 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Chris Tarrant answers our health quiz  
The TV star, from Reading, walks three miles a day, watches what he eats and still enjoys sex. He's also taken statins and a blood-thinner since suffering a stroke in 2014. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ME AND MY OPERATION: The icy balloon to help calm a racing heart
Like a million other Britons, Philip Cale, from Worcester, suffered with the heart rhythm problem atrial fibrillation. He recently underwent a new procedure for it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemicals from sun creams are found in breast tissue
The chemicals, used as filters to protect the skin from the sun ’s ultraviolet (UV) light, were found in 95 per cent of participants in a study undergoing mastectomies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revealed: How old bones are being recycled to make brand new hips  
The plan is to grow new bone and cartilage that is as strong as the original and could last the rest of the patient ’s life — unlike many artificial joints that wear out after a few years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Why have I had a cold for 12 years?
DR MARTIN SCURR, the Daily Mail's resident GP, answers questions about a never-ending 'cold' and whether tattoos offer natural sun protection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Joanne spent £5,000 to end her toothache...then realised it had NOTHING to do with her teeth! 
Joanne Doyle, 42, from Hertfordshire, suffers from trigeminal neuralgia — a severe sudden facial pain that affects ten in 100,000, according to NHS figures. This is her story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keeping babies too clean may trigger leukaemia
Researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, found youngsters who are genetically at-risk of leukaemia are more likely to develop the condition if not exposed to germs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionists reveal their picks from vending machines
We spoke to five nutritionists to ask what snacks they would select from a vending machine to get then through the day and what snacks they would avoid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionists reveal their picks from vending machines including yes to popcorn and no to cookies
We spoke to five nutritionists to ask what snacks they would select from a vending machine to get then through the day and what snacks they would avoid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kentucky mom warns about invisible breastfeeding danger
Jordan Talley, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has warned about an invisible breastfeeding danger that caused her daughter, Lucy, to fall dangerously underweight and develop sunken eyes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life saving AI system can work out how MALNOURISHED a person is
Nairobi-based non-profit called Kimetrica is developing AI-powered software called MERON which can detect the level of malnutrition from a single photo of a person's face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ritalin does NOT turn kids into killers, doctors say after the NRA blamed ADHD drugs for shootings   
Doctors are hitting back to refute claims from incoming NRA president Lt Col Oliver North's claims that ADHD medications like Ritalin could drive students to violence like Friday's school shooting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news