Bacteria passed to women during sex could increase the risk of delivering their baby prematurely  
Researchers at University College London and Imperial College London say certain types of bacteria could increase the risk of babies being born too soon, which can cause death or disability. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Twins who were the first ever babies treated for a genetic disease in the WOMB are thriving
German twins Maarten and Linus are thriving two years after they became the first babies to ever receive a drug in the womb to correct a genetic defect that would keep them from sweating properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Blogger shares how fitness has helped with her mental health and postpartum depression
Kelsey Wells, 28, shared an Instagram post showing her transformation from after giving birth to now, four years later. A doctor suggested she deal with her depression with fitness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Chiropractors do relieve back pain: Spinal manipulation eases discomfort in over 60% of sufferers
Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Seattle, found spinal manipulation benefits 62.6 percent of lower-back pain sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman battling cervical cancer claims she was fobbed off by doctors because she was young
Tracey Burke, 30, from Dundee, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2015 and is now seeking £90,000 private treatment in Germany because none of the NHS treatments worked. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Jarrow toddler diagnosed with deadly eye cancer from a photograph
During a family trip to Tenerife in January 2017, a photographer snapped Presley, who was just seven months old at the time. The photographer, noticed Presley had one white eye in the picture. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Almost half of women REGRET freezing their eggs to focus on career, study finds
The researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, admit they were somewhat stumped by the results, which came from surveying all of their thousands patients between 2012 and 2016. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Hertfordshire woman with severe acne swears by skin cream with silver
Rose MacIntosh, 25, from Hertfordshire, says her teenage years were miserable because she was bullied about her skin, but now her life has been turned around and she is happy and confident. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman films an abcess on her face erupting like a volcano as it is drained
Nicole Marbury, 38, from Newport News in Virginia, US, winces in pain as a huge abcess on her face – which took just five days to grow – is drained by a professional. She is shown laughing at the end. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Toddler, two, was diagnosed with deadly eye cancer from a photograph
During a family trip to Tenerife in January 2017, a photographer snapped Presley, who was just seven months old at the time. The photographer, noticed Presley had one white eye in the picture. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Diabetes testing kits are urgently recalled amid fears they give false readings
Dan Howarth, head of care at Diabetes UK, said inaccurate readings could mean patients over or under-dose with insulin, which can cause problems with hyper and hypoglycaemia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Classical singer who battled breast cancer says doctors should have urged her to freeze her eggs
EXCLUSIVE: Joanna Forest, 39, who lives in Essex with her husband James, said she may have tried for a baby by now, had doctors explained the situation properly to her two decades ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'I'm getting my life back': Woman bullied for years because of acne swears by skin cream with silver
Rose MacIntosh, 25, from Hertfordshire, says her teenage years were miserable because she was bullied about her skin, but now her life has been turned around and she is happy and confident. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 27, dreams of the day she hears her baby cry after he was born with hundreds of cysts
Victoria Silvestri, 27, from Florida, discovered her son Gavin suffered from cystic hygroma, which has left him with fluid-filled lumps in his cheeks, chin, lips and neck, during a 18-week scan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Size 16 woman who was fat-shamed by her boyfriend gets revenge by shedding four stone
Emily de Luzy, 24, from Horsham, West Sussex, revealed how her boyfriend told her that he made sure she was properly fed because 'the fatter [she] got the less people would look at [her]'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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US regulators approve the first migraine-prevention drug that is set to transform headache treatment
Due to be available in the US within the next week, experts claim the injected medication, known as Aimovig, will 'change the way we treat migraines'. It works by blocking the protein CGRP. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Some cancer patients wait well over a year for treatment
after being referred by their GP, with one enduring a 541-day delay (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Hypocritical' overweight doctor sheds 4 stone
Surgeon Joshua Wolrich, from Surbiton, south-west London, once topped the scales at 17 stone but was concerned his 'cuddly' frame was setting a poor example to his patients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Equalution's grazing platters could be the cult behind your winter bloat
Sydney founders of science-based nutrition program Equalution Jade Spooner and Amal Wakim breaks down each element that are commonly found on grazing platters - and it may shock you! (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Hawaii ’s new ban on some sunscreens outlaws some of the best ones
Sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate provide the most protection, but will be banned in Hawaii, effective 2021. An expert explains which ones are still safe and why options are slim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman left deaf by a huge chunk of earwax finally gets it removed
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Stomach-churning footage from UK audiologist Neel Raithatha shows a woman who was left deaf by a huge chunk of ear wax finally having it removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eight Americans have died and 30,000 sickened by feces in hotel pools
The CDC issued a bizarre - but apparently urgent - plea: stop swimming in public pools with diarrhea. It comes after a report on pool-related sickness from 2000 to 2014 revealed a serious problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eight Americans have DIED and 30,000 sickened by fecal matter in hotel swimming pools
The CDC issued a bizarre - but apparently urgent - plea: stop swimming in public pools with diarrhea. It comes after a report on pool-related sickness from 2000 to 2014 revealed a serious problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Women are more likely to find smoking unattractive than men are
A new survey has found women are more likely to find smoking unattractive than men are with nearly 70 percent saying it makes a potential love interest less attractive while men were more indifferent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Depression in men slashes a couple's chances of getting pregnant
Men's depression hampers a couple's ability to conceive a child - even with non-IVF fertility treatments - by 60 percent and some antidepressants are linked to miscarriages, new NIH research reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Drug-resistant fungi 'serious and immediate' threat to human health
Researchers led by Imperial College London and the University of Exeter say new drugs are needed to treat fungal infection before common fungi become resistant and spread disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Being a musician or bilingual could be the key to avoiding dementia
The brains of people who speak multiple languages and play a musical instrument process information differently, which could delay dementia, say scientists from Toronto (stock). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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You'll have better memory in middle age if you have healthy sex life
Researchers analyzed two years of data on more than 6,000 English adults aged 50 and over, recording how often they kissed, touched and had sex with their partners. Sex did impact memory, but briefly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why diet soda is ruining your diet
Taxes are being placed on sugar-sweetened drinks, not diet ones. But new research by the University of Michigan shows that diet soda sweetened with aspartame could be just as diet-wrecking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Delhi belly' could affect you worse if you have type A blood
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland found people with type A blood are more likely to need antibiotics after getting the E.coli tummy bug, because of their blood type. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Couple fighting to save life of their baby battling rare brain tumor
Holden Mullen, 14 months, from Naperville, Illinois, is fighting for his life after he was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer that affects only about 30 children in the US annually. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Obese people are more likely to smoke due to 'addictive' genes
Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, found that for every 4.6kg/m2 increase in BMI, the risk of being a smoker rises by up to 19 per cent, which may be due to DNA. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Loneliness changes your brain: Isolation chemical makes you feel afraid
Scientists at California Institute of Technology discovered that chronic loneliness raises levels of a chemical in the brain,causing fear and aggression - but an old drug may block the effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Harvest is over for E. coli-infected romaine lettuce crop : FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday the harvest season for romaine lettuce, linked to the multi-state E. coli has ended after 157 people fell ill from the bacteria and one died. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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What IS the secret to the female orgasm?
Porn has been scapegoated for the orgasm gap, but that is only half the story, warns Dr Laurie Mintz, a psychology professor, sexuality expert and Becoming Cliterate author. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Breast cancer treatment time could be HALVED
British research from the University of Warwick and the University of Cambridge has revealed the amount of time a person needs on herceptin could be halved from 12 months to six (stock). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Salad is safe again: FDA declares harvest is over for the E. coli-infected romaine lettuce crop
The US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday the harvest season for romaine lettuce, linked to the multi-state E. coli has ended after 157 people fell ill from the bacteria and one died. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Nutritionist reveals 3 reasons to eat more peas
Peas don't seem like the most exciting food but they are a good source of protein, fibre, iron and vitamins, nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch writes. Maybe it's time you started eating more. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eat oily fish twice a week to cut the risk of clogged arteries
The American Heart Assocation suggests people eat 250mg of omega-3 fatty acids per day, a target which can be met by eating oily fish twice a week and can cut the risk of dying young. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cannabis oil could reduce epileptic fits by 40 per cent
Cannabis oil (CBD) has been used in a clinical trial by the School of Medicine at New York University to lower severe seizures in patients suffering from Lennox-Gastaut by more than 40 per cent (stock). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How going for a walk in the woods can improve your life
Author Sarah Ivens, whose new book Forest Therapy is out today, tells Healthista how the Japanese art of 'forest bathing' – walking in the woods – could make you less tired and healthier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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1 in 4 children has not swum in the seas around Britain
A Keep Britain Tidy survey of 2,000 parents revealed that 18 per cent of children have not visited a British beach. Families are mainly put off by the weather, followed by the cleanliness of the beach. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The heart operation Megan Markle's father underwent
Past president of the American Heart Association, Dr Sidney Smith, MD, told Daily Mail Online how stents work, when they are placed, and why a patient might need three stents at once. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Netflix series 13 Reasons Why season 2 has content warnings
Season two of 13 Reasons Why returns for a second season this week. The show will now come with warnings about suicide-related content that psychologists say its first season should have had. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Women had fewer babies in 2017 than they have in the last 40 years
The American fertility rate hit its lowest point in the last four decades in 2017, new CDC data has revealed. Women had an average of just 1.76 children, driven by drops in teenage pregnancy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Obese people are more likely to smoke due to 'addictive' genes drawing them to nicotine
Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, found that for every 4.6kg/m2 increase in BMI, the risk of being a smoker rises by up to 19 per cent, which may be due to DNA. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dr Rachel Carlton Abrams:  8 reasons you might not want to have sex
Dr Rachel Carlton Abrams explains how a range of aspects of your life can affect your libido. 26 to 43 per cent of women worldwide have a low libido, she says, but there are ways to fix it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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FDA approves the first non-opioid to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms
On Wednesday, the FDA gave the green light to lofexidine (sold under the brand name Lucemyra), after years of success treating recovering addicts in Europe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Opioid epidemic has boosted number of transplant organs available
New research from the University of Utah Health has found that there has been a 17-fold increase in the number of organs available for transplant from donors who died of a drug overdose (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Calle Hack finds cyst with hair and teeth was caused her period pain
Calle Hack thought period pain would always interfere with her work as a writer in Chicago until she discovered that the cause of her agony was actually an ovarian cyst that had grown hair and teeth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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