App for new mothers Mush is cracking down on the 'anti-vaxx brigade'
The app Mush - available in the UK - has removed 40 posts in the past two weeks for spreading anti-vaxx fake news. It is concerned these will put new mothers off getting their babies these jabs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS scheme to hire 2,000 foreign doctors flops and gives jobs to just 34 GPs in almost THREE YEARS
The NHS has reportedly only filled two per cent of the 2,000 job posts for doctors in the UK which former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt promised – he admitted last year the scheme was 'struggling'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soldiers who are optimistic before deployment are less likely to suffer back pain and headaches
A study at the University of Michigan analyzed data from 20,734 US Army soldiers who reported pain in at least one new area of the body after deployment - and found pessimism may have had an effect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I'm scared for the lives of children': Hospital warns of FAKE car seats
St Luke's Hospitals in Idaho discovered a number of counterfeit car seats and is warning against their dangers. Parents unwittingly purchased seats so flimsy the plastic bends. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother releases clip of her giving birth while on the phone to a 999 call handler 
Lucy Knight, 29, went into labour three months early while on the toilet. She and her partner, Dean Glover, 27, of Somerset, delivered the baby with the help of Lydia Gardiner. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giving mosquitoes DIET PILLS could combat the spread of malaria, Zika and dengue fever
A study by The Rockefeller University in New York found that giving female mosquitoes - which suck blood - drugs containing appetite-suppressing proteins stopped them biting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington tables bill to BAN vaccine exemptions for philosophical or personal reasons
Monica Stonier, state representative of Clark County, Washington, which has 51 cases and 13 more suspected cases alone, is sponsoring a bipartisan bill to vaccinate all children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

App for new mothers Mush is cracking down on the 'anti-vaxx brigade'
The app Mush - available in the UK - has removed 40 posts in the past two weeks for spreading anti-vaxx fake news. It is concerned these will put new mothers off getting their babies these jabs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I'm scared for the lives of children': Hospital warns of FAKE car seats
St Luke's Hospitals in Idaho discovered a number of counterfeit car seats and is warning against their dangers. Parents unwittingly purchased seats so flimsy the plastic bends. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postcode lottery... for seeing your doctor!
EXCLUSIVE: More than a quarter of patients in the NHS Swindon CCG area did not see a doctor until at least 21 days after they had booked an appointment in December. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington tables bill to BAN vaccine exemptions for philosophical or personal reasons
Monica Stonier, state representative of Clark County, Washington, which has 51 cases and 13 more suspected cases alone, is sponsoring a bipartisan bill to vaccinate all children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The girl whose head constantly bobs
An unnamed girl treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, in New Delhi, was diagnosed with bobble-head doll syndrome triggered by a cyst in her brain which had left her with a tremor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The real-life werewolf: 13-year-old boy's rare condition has left his face covered in HAIR
Lalit Patidar, from Ratlam in central India, was born with a condition called hypertrichosis which causes excessive hair growth on his face – the disorder is also known as 'werewolf syndrome'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse whose cervical cancer made her look pregnant has just five years to live
Carla Nicholas, 45, of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, went from a slim size 12 to a size 16 in just two weeks and became unable to fasten her jeans. Doctors later discovered she has incurable cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother releases clip of her giving birth while on the phone to a 999 call handler  
Lucy Knight, 29, went into labour three months early while on the toilet. She and her partner, Dean Glover, 27, of Somerset, delivered the baby with the help of Lydia Gardiner. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, six, is left in a coma after his 'headache' was a rare condition that caused his brain to SWELL
Ellis Artist, of West Yorkshire, woke up in the middle of the night screaming in pain last Tuesday. MRI scans showed he had acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newlywed whose itchy skin was dismissed as an infection for years is battling cancer
Jade Whiston, 36 - of Pitsea, Essex - started itching uncontrollably in 2015, which would drive her to 'dig holes in herself' and leave her body covered in sores from her incessant scratching. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giving mosquitoes DIET PILLS could combat the spread of malaria, Zika and dengue fever
A study by The Rockefeller University in New York found that giving female mosquitoes - which suck blood - drugs containing appetite-suppressing proteins stopped them biting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC documentary inspires hundreds of viewers to sign up to be organ donors
Last night's episode of Hospital on BBC Two followed patients and staff at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Liverpool Women's Hospital as they prepared for organ transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family of 29-year-old entrepreneur claim the NHS is 'inhumane' for denying him cannabis oil
George Gannon, 29, was diagnosed while living in Thailand. On return the UK in 2018, he was told his cancer was terminal. His family believes a prescription could 'save his life'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two felt like she had lost her identity when her hair started falling out
Chloe Heaton, 28, of Lancashire, first noticed a pound-sized bald patch on her head in 2017. Family encouraged her to shave her head for confidence boost and raise £2,000 for charity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-two felt like she had lost her identity when her hair started falling out
Chloe Heaton, 28,  of Lancashire, first noticed a pound-sized bald patch on her head in 2017. Family encouraged her to shave her head for confidence boost and raise £2,000 for charity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newlywed whose itchy skin was dismissed as an infection for years is battling cancer
Jade Whiston, 36 - of Pitsea, Essex - started itching uncontrollably in 2015, which would drive her to 'dig holes in herself' and leave her body covered in sores from her incessant scratching. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, six, is left in a coma after his 'headache' was a rare condition that caused his brain to SWELL
Ellis Artist, of West Yorkshire, woke up in the middle of the night screaming in pain last Tuesday. MRI scans showed he had acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles hits a 10-year high as number of cases triples in just 12 months
Some 82,596 people in 47 of 53 countries contracted measles, the highest number this decade and three times the figure in 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The real-life werewolf: 13-year-old boy's rare condition has left his face covered in HAIR
Lalit Patidar, from Ratlam in central India, was born with a condition called hypertrichosis which causes excessive hair growth on his face – the disorder is also known as 'werewolf syndrome'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beer before wine WON'T make you feel fine: Order of drink makes no difference to hangover
The order of beverages has no bearing on severity of hangover, study showed. Instead, the more you drink, the worse the hangover, Cambridge University experts said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BBC documentary inspires hundreds of viewers to sign up to be organ donors
Last night's episode of Hospital on BBC Two followed patients and staff at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Liverpool Women's Hospital as they prepared for organ transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beer before wine WON'T make you feel fine: Order of drink makes no difference to hangover
The order of beverages has no bearing on severity of hangover, study showed. Instead, the more you drink, the worse the hangover, Cambridge University experts said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First US attempt to cure a rare disease with genome editing fails miserably 
Sangamo Therapeutics tried to cure two forms of a rare genetic disease using 'zinc finger' gene editing. They successfully changed the genome, but it didn't work to lessen or stop the diseases' effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You may be diagnosed with lung cancer at the SUPERMARKET
The £70million drive involving ten cancer vans will target areas recording the highest death rates for lung cancer including Newcastle, Blackpool and Southampton. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS could free up £100MILLION a year by cutting back on agency workers
NHS hospital regulators claim filling temporary vacancies using an internal pool of staff rather than expensive agencies would reduce the wage bill by a fifth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could hamsters provide new clues to Alzheimer's?
A study by CEU San Pablo University in Madrid found that when Syrian hamsters hibernate, their brains undergo structural changes that help their neurons survive even during low temperatures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Trojan horse' drug attacks tumours from the inside
A study by the Institute of Cancer Research in London found that the drug tisotumab vedotin produced promising results in people with six advanced forms of cancer, including cervical. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rise in botched ops and falling trend of 'pinched tips' are driving women to get follow-up nose jobs
Four plastic surgeons spoke to DailyMail.com about how more and more clients are coming to their offices for revision rhinoplasties to fix a new or uncorrected defect similar to their first surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preschool teacher, 30, thriving after being given one week to live with rare brain tumor
Amanda Thomas, 30, from Charlotte, North Carolina, was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive brain cancer in November 2017 and was told she was not a candidate for surgery or chemotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA wants to block Walgreens from selling tobacco for a month for selling to minors
The FDA is trying to block the pharmacy chain from selling tobacco to anyone for 30 days after it was caught letting minors buy cigarettes, cigars or e-cigarettes in 22 percent of the stores the FDA visited. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles hits a 10-year high as number of cases triples in just 12 months
Some 82,596 people in 47 of 53 countries contracted measles, the highest number this decade and three times the figure in 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners
Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark studied 1,111 type 2 diabetics who had gastric bypass surgery and found nearly three quarters of them had no diabetes after five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The man whose body is 'eating itself'
Lee Baker, 45, of Margate, Kent, suffers from gastroparesis, which affects the normal movements of the muscles in the stomach, preventing it from emptying properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news