Grandmother finds pain relief in natural remedy FlexiQule
EXCLUSIVE: Elaine Fraser, from Lancashire, spent a 'hellish' 18 months sleeping at a certain angle to combat her excruciating pain. In an attempt to combat her pain, she turned to FlexiQule. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Adults whose conception was a 'mistake' are more likely to cheat due to insecurities
Researchers from the University of Kansas found that people from unwanted or unplanned pregnancies are more anxious in relationships and may struggle with attachment issues as adults. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend
Most people enjoy the concept of a restorative lie-in after the working week. However, experts across the world disagree on whether it's possible to recapture lost slumber. So what do you think? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Theresa May's opt out of organ donation won't work, study finds
Theresa May's government announced plans last week to make it easier for doctors to take organs without explicit consent. But a new study by London experts say they won't work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man, 57, becomes first person in Britain to be fitted with detachable bionic upper limb
The procedure, known as 'osseointegration', was completed in under an hour and Mr Paterson, from Gloucester, went back to work the next day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Former obese vegan now ONLY eats raw liver, mince and bone marrow
Andrew Graf, 26, from Texas, was overweight and battling anxiety before he ditched his plant-based eating regimen for a raw meat diet in an attempt to make his body run on fat rather than carbohydrates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Stand up for yourself! Sitting down for long periods increases the risk of Alzheimer's
Decreased blood flow can affects cognitive function and risk greater likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases. But, walking for 120 seconds every 30 minutes off-sets this. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Two-year-old boy battling rare cancer risks blindness as painful mass grows over his eye
Muhammad Junaid, from a small village in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan, suffers from Retinoblastoma - a type of carcinoma that usually affects children under the age of five. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Traveller spent two months in a coma and died TWICE after developing leukaemia on her gap year
Freya Clarke, 26, from East Grinstead, Sussex, quit her sales and marketing job after becoming 'bored' with London life. Within days of arriving in Sydney, she was diagnosed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Fitness Chef Graeme Tomlinson debunks healthy clean eating food myths with Instagram graphics
Graeme Tomlinson, 30, of Aberdeen, is known as The Fitness Chef on Instagram and he preaches to his 113,000 followers that you will only lose weight if you are in a calorie deficit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Skin cancer now kills more Britons a year than Australians
Cases of malignant melanoma have increased sevenfold for Britons since the mid-1970s. Skin cancer killed 26,807 British people between 2007 and 2016 compared to just 19,839 Australians. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pregnant women exposed to DDT are TWICE as likely to have children with autism
When Columbia University researchers found biomarkers for the potent bug killer DDT in pregnant Finnish women's blood, they were twice as likely to have a child with autism and an intellectual de (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Theresa May opt out of organ donation won't work study finds
Theresa May's government announced plans last week to make it easier for doctors to take organs without explicit consent. But a new study by London experts say they won't work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The Base Body Babes share their day on a plate and exercise regime
Australian personal trainers and sisters Felicia Oreb and Diana Johnson are the Base Body Babes. The Sydney-based duo recently shared the foods they eat that keep them lean and fit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Men trust their doctor more if they are the same race, study finds
African American men have higher rates of early death than any other demographic group in the US. This Stanford study shows the race of a man's doctor could play a role in closing the racial gap. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person ’s type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20% 
A study from Harvard University has found that those who gained weight after quitting smoking had a 22 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in comparison with current smokers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Man, 36, nearly dies after smoking four joints that triggered rare 'sudden death' heart syndrome
After smoking four joints, an otherwise healthy 36-year-old man in the US developed a rare, usually inherited and often deadly heart condition and nearly died -but it went away when he was not high. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Teacher, 44, donates a kidney to his sixth-grade student after own son beat kidney failure
Kaden Koebcke, 12, from Powder Springs, Georgia, was in desperate need of a kidney transplant after being on a dialysis for many years when he received a match from an unlikely donor: his teacher. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Scientists give mice back their vision for the first time ever
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have worked out how to turn non-photoreceptor cells into rods in the eyes of blind mice for the first time ever, restoring site to the mammals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Scientists give mice back their vision for the first time ever using gene therapy
Scientists at the National Institutes of Health have worked out how to turn non-photoreceptor cells into rods in the eyes of blind mice for the first time ever, restoring site to the mammals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elephants rarely suffer from cancer because their bodies have a rare 'zombie gene'
Drugs that mimic the effect of the LIF6 gene could lead to revolutionary new treatments for human cancer, according to experts from the University of Chicago (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the term 'junior doctor' patronising? Job title could be scrapped
Health Education England have commissioned a study into the expression and its perceived effects on a person's professional 'value'. The changes could be implemented before end of the year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV patients may soon be offered a once-a-month jab
Results from a Phase III trial, ran by ViiV Healthcare - a drug firm based in Brentford - show the monthly injection is as effective as the daily cocktail of pills patients currently take. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists hope sticking brain cells together could boost memory
Tests on mice with a newly created molecule by German researchers suggests the out-of-the-box concept works. But trials have yet to take place on humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Average-sized parents stunned as 3 of their 4 kids have rare dwarfism
Carrie and David Rea were stunned after having average-sized DJ that their following three-children, Christopher, 18, Ember, 3, and Ashlyn, 2, all had a rare, inherited form of dwarfism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Everything you need to know about UTIs
Northwestern University gynecologist Dr Lauren Streicher explains why some women get UTIs after sex and what to do about it. Hint: Cranberry juice and a pre-sex pee won't help. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Is THIS what the NHS app will look like? Images reveal how the app will work
Screenshots show the NHS app will allow users to make GP appointments at the click of a button by putting in their preferred time, date and location, according to freedom of information reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Most Botox patients get the injections to look better at WORK
A Northwestern University team found the most common reason for patients getting Botox was to look 'better' in a professional context. Few wanted it for themselves, rather than for others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Measles outbreak sweeping the US, CDC reveals
Health officials warn we are on track for a more infectious year than usual, with cases cropping up from coast to coast. The CDC says most of the 107 infections are reported in unvaccinated people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Last place in England to offer publicly-funded homeopathy is to stop providing it on the NHS
Health bosses at Bristol's clinical commissioning group have decided to stop NHS funding for the treatment - except in exceptional circumstances. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian father fractures his PENIS after child 'fell over' his erection
The tale was published in the British Medical Journal Case Reports. The patient, from Uttar Pradesh, admitted to taking 100mg of sildenafil - branded as Viagra - the night before the injury. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian father, 36, fractures his PENIS after his child 'fell over' his erection
The tale was published in the British Medical Journal Case Reports. The patient, from Uttar Pradesh, admitted to taking 100mg of sildenafil - branded as Viagra - the night before the injury. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola death toll in the Democratic Republic of Congo jumps to 41
Official figures show the death toll in the African nation has jumped by a fifth in the space of a week as aid workers work round-the-clock to control the situation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the term 'junior doctor' patronising? Job title could be scrapped to avoid offending young medics
Health Education England have commissioned a study into the expression and its perceived effects on a person's professional 'value'. The changes could be implemented before end of the year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women whose mothers live to the ripe old age of 90 are 25% more likely to reach the same milestone
Scientists at the University of California, San Diego, believe genetics may play a key role. Yet they also speculate that healthy behaviours passed onto younger generations could explain the link they found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cash-strapped hospitals have spent up to a quarter of a MILLION pounds on super-size morgue fridges
Since 2014, the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has invested £242,923 on hoists, scales and walking frames for overweight patients, according to a Freedom of Information request. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The big toe was the last part of the human foot to evolve
Although early humans were able to walk upright for around 4.4 million years, they did not start walking like we do until much later, according to scientists from Marquette University, in Milwaukee. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Children as young as eight have body image issues
Researchers from the University of Melbourne claim that children with high hormone levels tend to be taller and heavier than their peers, which may make them more self conscious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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British hens' eggs slash risk of premature births and depression
Packed with iron, iodine, vitamin B12, vitamin D, folate and choline, the rich nutritional composition of eggs means that they can supply most of the key nutrients required during pregnancy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why pesky paper cuts hurt so much - and how you can help to numb them!
Physically, paper cuts hurt as much as they do for a variety of reasons. But why? And how can we manage them? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Marital spats may cause disease: Couples who argue have higher levels of inflammation
Researchers from Ohio State University also found that hostile married couples are more at risk of leaky guts and inflammation if one of the spouses has a history of depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 32, escapes death after she caught a potentially killer bug
Rosie Summers, from Surrey, unknowingly caught Clostridium difficile during a stay in hospital to combat a kidney infection. She spent a week in the same hospital fighting for her life against sepsis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Giles Coren and Richard Bacon become locked in a row over the NHS
Former Blue Peter presenter Richard Bacon and long-time friend and food critic Giles Coren became embroiled in a heated Instagram row over the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Ayahuasca psychedelic Native American jungle plant creates near death experience
Ayahuasca, which is consumed in liquid form by native people in Central and South America, is used to produce the psychedelic drug known as DMT and can mimic a near-death experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Children exposed to tobacco fumes are just as likely to develop agonising arthritis as smokers
The data, published in the journal Rheumatology on Tuesday, suggested a 40 per cent greater chance of affected children developing RA as adults - even if they never grow-up to become smokers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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America's future doctors are skipping school in favor of online classes   
A quarter of medical students report that they 'almost never' went to class last year, choosing to learn online instead and performing just as well - but wondering what they are paying tuition for. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaginal lasers CAN help with pain and dryness, doctors insist
At the end of July, the FDA put out a safety alert saying the devices are 'dangerous'. Now, two prominent OB/GYNs have hit back, saying there are medical uses for them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Outrage as Cardi B recommends ‘dangerous’ tea detox to fans
Cardi B became the latest celebrity to tout the benefits of drinking a detox tea to help lose weight. Daily Mail Online spoke to a nutritionist, who recommended you save your money. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Combining three blood pressure drugs into a single pill is 20% more effective
Dr Ruth Webster, of the George Institute for Global Health in Australia, said: 'Our results could help millions of people globally reduce their blood pressure and their risk of heart attack or stroke.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Indians' Martin battling life-threatening bacterial...
Cleveland Indians center fielder Leonys Martin remains hospitalized in the Cleveland Clinic, seven days after he fell ill following a game. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news