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Worgan family who all have dwarfism are Instagram hit
Charli Worgan, 27 – who is just 4ft 2in – has thousands of followers on her social media. The images show the couple, from Sydney, Australia, won't allow their dwarfism to hold them back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study breaks down the healing effects of a loving touch
Holding a partner's hand - especially if they are empathetic and biologically synced up to you - can diminish the feeling of pain, according to a new study from Colorado University, Boulder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worgan family who all have dwarfism are an Instagram hit
Charli Worgan, 27 – who is just 4ft 2in – has thousands of followers on her social media. The images show the couple, from Sydney, Australia, won't allow their dwarfism to hold them back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elderly people will suffer at least four diseases
Researchers from Newcastle University found in 2035 men will live 3.6 years longer, and women 2.9 years, than they do now, however, two-thirds of this time will be spent suffering from illnesses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glow Recipes creates new sell out watermelon product
After its watermelon based face mask caused a frenzy among beauty fans, Korean brand Glow Recipe has unveiled a new moisturiser that's 90% watermelons - and it's sold out on pre-orders alone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl with giant facial mole has  egg-like devices implanted
Xiao Yan, from south-western China, needs the life-saving treatment to grow new tissue. Her face now balloons in the four places where expanders have been surgically inserted. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents ’ horror after their 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

Mother has uncontrollable urges to pull her hair out
Kelsie Hanna, 30, from Edmonton, Canada,  said: 'I pull my hair every single day I would say. If I am not attacking an eyelash, I am tackling my actual hair on the head. I start feeling ants poking my head.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What happens to your body when you don't get enough sleep
Here, FEMAIL looks at the impact this sleeplessness has on the body and some simple tips for improving your slumber and overall health moving forward. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sweatband to replace finger-prick test for diabetes
Scientists have designed a new sweatband that can measure blood sugar levels - eliminating the need to take painful finger-prick tests. Some diabetes users currently have up to ten finger-pricks a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds women the hardest family members to live with
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and Bar-Ilan University in Israel found that wives, sisters and mothers tend to 'nag' their kin the most, due to their emotionally investment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Halle Berry's impressive body and the secrets behind it
Halle Berry wowed onlookers recently in a strapless gown that displayed a perfectly- honed decolletage.  Here's how to get an impressive body and physique like hers. (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 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

Call The Midwife Advisor on why mums don't seek support
Terri Coates, advisor to the BBC's Call the Midwife and practising midwife, raised concerns about parents ‘not getting the right answers’ when they turn to websites like Google for help. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stay active to halt memory loss, OAPs are told
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

Mother's breast implants triggered rare blood cancer
Linzy Bromfield, 48, from Chelmer, Essex, suffered from a rare form of blood cancer that was triggered by her breast implants. Doctors say they identified the cancer a month before it would have killed her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman says Banana Boat sunscreen caused 2nd degree burns
Sarah Madden, 35, said doctors told her she will need regular melanoma skin checks for the rest of her life after suffering second degree burns during a holiday on the Sunshine Coast. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese children are 'losing two decades of healthy life'
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) have criticised ministers ’ ‘piecemeal’ approach to preventing long-term illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pacemaker leads stopped jiggling about by tiny screw
Every year, around 25,000 people in the UK have a pacemaker fitted. Sometimes the wires can become dislodged, requiring further surgery, but a new device could avoid this problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Utah student hospitalized after she swallowed a Tide Pod
A Utah State University student was taken to a local hospital Saturday after swallowing a Tide Pod. School officials insist the incident was not part of the social media craze 'Tide Pod Challenge.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Father finds kidney donor after printing plea on a t-shirt
Rob Leibowitz, 60, from New Jersey, suffered from chronic kidney disease and wore a t-shirt that said 'In Need of Kidney' to find his donor. He underwent a successful transplant surgery last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glasses could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars
University of Michigan researchers have developed a pair of prototype glasses that could prevent motion sickness in self-driving vehicles, using light that mimics the car's activity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS's £250m bill after private surgery gone wrong
A report says that around 6,000 people a year need NHS care after bungled private operations, costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intensive care doctor became a patient on her own ward
Dr Rana Awdish is an intensive care doctor in Detroit. When she was seven months pregnant, she lost her baby and became a patient on her own word. She details her extraordinary experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors deliberately schedule appointments too early
Three researchers at Brock University in Canada break down their latest study, which exposes the inefficient method of making all patients wait 45 minutes for an appointment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York blind boy meets mother and son who saved his life
Anthony Dones, of Long Island, New York, who was born with malignant infantile osteoporosis, a rare genetic disorder, met the donor who saved his life 15 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibuprofen pill claims to cut side-effects and be faster
British company infirst Healthcare have come up with a solution that could allow people in chronic pain to consume ibuprofen and get the same relief with half the dose and no risk of gastric bleeding. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Martin Scurr answers readers' questions on gallstones  
Dr Martin Scurr answers a question from a man who recently realised he had a gallstone. The man says the gallstone isn't causing him any issues but wants to know if he should do anything about it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals and CDC in turmoil at height of flu epidemic
Communications from the CDC have all but ceased since 63 percent of its staff was placed on furlough following Friday night's government shutdown, during the height of this year's deadly flu epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother  with the flu hospitalized with flesh-eating disease
Christin Lipinski, of Arizona, was diagnosed with influenza on January 11, and treated it at home. But days later she felt an intense pain in her arm. It turned out to be necrotizing fasciitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthista reveal snack hacks 20 influencers swear by
Britons are the largest snackers in Europe, eating four times more crisps than the French or Italians. Healthista asked popular healthy Instagrammers and YouTubers what they eat on the run to keep trim (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tide Pods chemically burn every tissue they touch
An expert from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio explains how Tide Pods burn organs as they travel through the body, injuring nearly 40 people who partook in the viral challenge so far this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bride with cancer shares image of bald head on wedding day
Just four days before the big day Sarah Vaughan's hair started to fall out. the teacher, from Helens, Merseyside,shared an image of her when she removed the wig on her special day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A day in the life of This Morning's resident GP
ITV's This Morning's resident doctor  Dr Ranj Singh joined the North West ambulance service for a shift, where he learnt how the team work with no idea what the next 12 hours may bring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep apnea patient was given a ketamine overdose
A man in his 60s undergoing surgery for sleep apnea overdosed after the anesthesiologist grabbed the wrong bottle of ketamine and administered 10 times the intended amount. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies suffer postpartum depression too, scientists find  
At just 18 months old, young children can show biological evidence of added stress. New research by the University of Oregon shows this can be down to a unique connection between cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cuban boy with 10-pound tumor on his face dies
Emanuel Zayas, 14, died on Friday from lung and kidney failure after having the surgery to remove the basketball-sized tumor on his face. The Cuban boy came to Miami for the surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers on the Pill cut ovarian cancer risk by 66 per cent
Researchers from the US National Cancer Institute discovered that  long-term use of oral contraceptives was associated with a 66 percent reduced risk of developing ovarian cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to make your brain healthier today
One of the leading causes of diminishing cognitive capacity is when healthy people simply let their brain lose ground. Here, five medical professionals explain ways to keep your brain moving. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartphones are creating a generation of unhappy children
The scientists, from San Diego State University in California, say young people would lead happier lives if they spent more time exercising and seeing friends face-to-face (stock image) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeon creates a  bionic vagina from pig intestine
The artificial organ was developed also using a patient's stem cells. The project is led by Professor Alexander Seifalian from  London-based NanoRegMed, who made the first synthetic trachea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga teacher explains why it's better to work out naked
Activities like naked yoga have making waves in Australia over the past few months with people reporting better workouts and a boost in their body image as a result of exercising naked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cutting 600 calories could treat type 2 diabetes
Researchers from the University of Glasgow found more than 40 per cent of sufferers lose over 11lb in four months if they cut calories while eating at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women share lipstick smudging selfies for #SmearForSmear
One in three 25 to 29-year-olds do not take up their smear test invites. Women are snubbing them as they are too embarrassed about their bodies, a UK survey found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gym-obsessed married couple look better in their 40s
Ally Trout, 42, a fitness blogger from Georgia, and her husband Kory, have transformed their physiques in the last two years and now look better in their forties than ever before. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer-stricken mother ballooned from a size 12 to a 22
Helen Heagren, from Essex, is batting incurable ovarian cancer. She says the size 22 knickers – from when she needed 17 litres drained from her stomach – are a reminder of what she's been through. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS 111 calls could be answered by ROBOTS within two years
NHS England says it is likely smartphones will become 'the primary method of accessing health services'. By 2020, nearly 16 million queries may be processed by algorithms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it better to work out NAKED? Yoga teacher explains why
Activities like naked yoga have making waves in Australia over the past few months with people reporting better workouts and a boost in their body image as a result of exercising naked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What your sugar cravings mean and how to cure them
We choose to go for sugary and salty treats to trigger a 'happy spot' in our brains during times of stress or sadness. Salt is an especially common craving during periods of stress or bouts of PMS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can a £59 DNA kit tell you which diet will really work?
A high street DNA test claims it can tell you which diet is most likely to work based on your genetic make-up. At £59, the myDNA test is relatively affordable compared to £120 priced rivals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news