The science behind a mum bum: How having a baby can alter your posterior in unlikely ways
Almost eight years ago it nearly stole the show at the wedding of the century. When Pippa Middleton was seen out recently, ‘that’ bottom of hers was still attracting attention, but not for the same reasons. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Micro-preemie Courtney Jackson who weighed just a POUND at birth is now a healthy teen
Courtney Jackson was born at only 23 weeks in 2001 due to her mother's health complications. She is now a senior in high school with no health complications. She turns 18 in June. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaths from breast cancer in Europe are set to drop by 9% in five years
The number of people dying of cancer in Europe is this year expected to be five per cent higher than in 2014 at 1.4million, but breast cancer death rates are falling in all but one of the largest countries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cheap blood pressure drugs could increase survival chances for men with prostate cancer 
Scientists at the Universtiy of Tampere in Finland led the study. They found the class of blood pressure drug called angiotensin II receptor blockers had the benefit. They include pills such as valsartan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease and depression are linked
A study of more than 360,000 people by the University of Cambridge suggests that both heart disease and depression trigger the release of inflammatory substances into the blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rugby player and former England captain Chris Robshaw, 32, answers our health quiz
The Rugby player admitted his hangover cure is a day on the sofa, broccoli and some coconut water. He revealed he's keen on lager tops, 'nothing too wild'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ME & MY OPERATION: New plastic shoulder means I can pull on my jumpers again
A high-tech way of carrying out shoulder replacement surgery could help the new joint last longer. Graham Goff, 72, from Warsop, Nottinghamshire, tells about his experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cheap blood pressure drugs could increase prostate cancer survival chances
Scientists from the University of Tampere in Finland studied more than 8,000 men to find a class of drugs known as ARBs could reduce men's risk of dying from prostate cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Having more children could slow down ageing for women, study suggests
A study from Simon Fraser University in Canada, found that women who had given birth to more children had longer telomeres - the protective tips at the end of each DNA strand. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-of-one slapped with $9,000 in bills for her miscarriage surgery
Conz Preti, 35, was told she'd paid her out-of-pocket costs for a medically necessary miscarriage surgery. Now, her insurer has sent six additional bills for a total of $9,000 to her home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood test can detect fibromyalgia and may lead to a faster diagnosis for the chronic pain condition
A new study from The Ohio State University has found that biomarkers in the blood samples of patients with fibromylagia distinguish them from the samples of patients with other pain disorders. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in three women suffers with incontinence, so we rate a range of products that claim to help...
We asked Dr Penelope Law, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Hillingdon Hospital and The Portland Hospital in London, to assess a selection. We then rated them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA planning to review safety of surgical staplers after thousands of malfunction reports 'hidden'
The US Food and Drug Administration is planning to review thousands of malfunction reports of surgical staplers that were 'hidden' from the public database between 2011 and 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman who took painkillers for a bad back turned to online pharmacies before she died
Debbie Headspeath was found lying dead in her home by her partner of 20 years, Mike, 54, a Post Office worker from Ipswich. 'Debbie was the love of my life. I loved her with all my heart,’ he said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Simple way to beat pain of gallstones. Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ that is found on the right-hand side of the abdomen, tucked under the liver. It stores and concentrates bile, the yellow-green liquid made by the liver. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Going vegan made my hair fall out in just weeks'
Jessica, 24, who lives in North London, decided to remove all trace of dairy from her home after her daughter Kayla-Ria was born in October 2013. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey posts picture of non-cancerous tumor after surgery
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey, 52, shared a photo on Instagram of a non-cancerous tumor she has removed from her left shoulder blade in April 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young people hospitalized for mental health issues soared 28% in 4 years
Between 2011 and 2015, there was a 28 percent increase in psychiatric emergency department (ED) visits among young people ages six to 24, the study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girls with a male twin are less likely to thrive due to testosterone exposure, report suggests
New research on Norwegian twins suggests that it's nature, not nurture, that causes girls with brothers to be less likely to thrive in adult life because testosterone changes their development. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oregon teen, 15, recovering in the hospital after remove a nearly 25-POUND tumor from his stomach
Kristion Kim, 15, from Tualatin, Oregon, was diagnosed with liposarcoma, a rare fat tissue tumor in February 2019. A few days later, doctors removed a nearly 25-pound mass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

80% of HIV transmissions come from people who have not been diagnosed, CDC report shows
Today's CDC report shows no transmissions come from those who religiously take their HIV drugs. The remaining 20 percent of cases come from those who inconsistently take medication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking just one can of sugary drink a day 'raises your risk of dying from heart disease
A study by Harvard found that getting through one-to-two cans of sugary soda, juice or energy drinks a day increases the risk of premature death from any cause - including cancer - by over a fifth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Space travel is giving astronauts SHINGLES and cold sores
NASA-funded researchers in the US studied 87 astronauts who had been on space shuttles or the International Space Station and found more than half started shedding previously inactive viruses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a revolutionary new £70,000-a-year injection has saved Toni's life
Toni Evans, 28, from Swanage, Dorset risked triggering an asthma attack every time she laughed, however, following a clinical trial involving a new drug, her symptoms are under control. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better access to IUDs drives huge 20% drop in teen pregnancy and abortions, study finds
Colorado's progressive Family Planning program provided free access to IUDs and drove down unintended teen pregnancy in the state, new Texas A&M researcher reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother dies of cervical cancer after missing just ONE smear test 
Carly Gorst, of Speke, Liverpool, discovered she had a four-inch tumour in her cervix in December 2017 after she began bleeding heavily. She endured surgery, chemo and radiotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman's bizarre blood-filled lump growing out of her belly button was cancer
The woman - who has not been named - went to the Hospital Universitario Fundacion Jimenez Diaz in Madrid when the 'umbilical nodule' became painful and grew to 2cm across over four months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your friends could be making you fatter: Obesity can spread like a 'social contagion'
Moving to a place with a high rate of obesity can increase your own chance of becoming obese, a study by the University of Southern California found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Formula milk scandal: One in three NHS boards have accepted payment or sponsorship from makers
A third of NHS health boards in England and Wales have broken guidelines by accepting payments or sponsorship from baby formula companies, an investigation has revealed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sales assistant suffers a stroke at just 19 after he ignored his headaches
Luke Hallam, of Grimsby, suddenly lost all feeling in the right side of his body and later collapsed in March 2018. More than two months on from surgery, he is still virtually wheelchair-bound. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeon performs 'world first' remote brain surgery on patient 1,800 MILES AWAY
A surgeon in China has allegedly used computers to put a deep brain stimulation implant into a patient in Beijing while he was in the city of Sanya, on an island more than 1,800 miles to the south. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gruesome footage shows patient getting his overgrown toenail filed to reveal old fungal skin
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT. Marion Yau, who works at London’s Harley Street Foot and Nail Clinic, treats a patient for ram's horn nail. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incredible footage has captured doctors removing a bullet in a man’s airways
The patient went to a hospital in Medanta - on the outskirts of New Delhi - after being shot. It is unclear why he was attacked. It was published in Respiratory Medicine Case Reports. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS argues that replacing words such as 'nausea' with 'feeling sick' could help to save lives 
The NHS is making the wording on its websites more user-friendly based on poll of 10,000 people. Content designer Sara Wilcox said that using simpler language could save lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS is offering £18,500 to lure GPs back from abroad to tackle the major shortage in family doctors 
The NHS is offering £18,500 in ‘relocation support’ for UK-qualified GPs working abroad if they return home – in a bid to tackle a major shortage of family doctors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS is bringing in guidelines for GPs on prescribing painkillers
The move comes amid a rise in dependence on prescription drugs – with fears that Britain could follow the US as one in 11 UK patients are prescribed potentially addictive drugs such as sedatives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Meltdown' in cervical screening as women could be forced to wait months for results
Dozens of NHS staff have left their posts ahead of the reduction in the number of lab facilities in what Dr Alison Cropper, chairman of the British Association for Cytopathology calls a 'meltdown'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common anti-depressant drug linked to two sudden deaths
Liam Batten was, according to his devoted family, a gentle giant with a wicked sense of humour and a prodigious talent for technology who was being treated with common anti-depressants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We examine the Kombucha craze sweeping the nation and the results might shock you 
Kombucha fans claim it can lower cholesterol, give you a flatter tummy and even protect you from cancer, but the so-called miracle cure is simply a fermented cold tea, so is the hype justified? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping ‘epidemic’ among teenage girls could lead to breast cancer later in life, warns top surgeon
One of the top breast cancer surgeons in Britain has warned teenage girls vaping could lead to breast cancer. Professor Kefah Mokbel has written to Ministers calling for new guidance on e-cigarettes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists develop new form of birth control placed in EARRINGS
Details of the invention by chemists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US are outlined in the latest edition of the Journal of Controlled Release. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why can't I have my painkillers?  
DR ELLIE CANNON answers a question on why a patient has been advised by her GP to stop taking a combination painkiller containing paracetamol and dextropropoxyphene. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: What I've learnt living life on one leg! 
While my injury has been an inconvenience, it has taught me a number of lessons I feel compelled to pass on. First, I have a new-found appreciation for my body, writes DR MICHAEL MOSLEY. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Eat greens... and baby will too!
A new study found that pregnant women who ate a diet rich in green vegetables such as leafy greens, green peppers, peas and Brussels sprouts had babies who enjoyed them too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Major concern over 'probiotics for migraines' research
Bio-Kult has, according to the manufacturer, been ‘scientifically developed to target the digestive tract and the head’ with 14 different bacteria, but experts have criticised the research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the iconic Bond girl pose could leave you with an agonising bad back 
Flexing the abdominal muscles hard, as if doing a stomach crunch, while slightly tucking in your bottom, it’s possible to reduce your waist circumference by a good few inches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Please don't put me in an old people's home... I'm only 30'
Edith Solenne, 31, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire was left 'terrified' when social services warned her she might be placed in an old people's home as a result of her multiple sclerosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't laugh, but I've watched Bohemian Rhapsody 12 times: BONNIE ESTRIDGE on life with Alzheimer's  
I think I’ve now watched Bohemian Rhapsody ten times. I don’t really remember a lot of it, so it’s just as enjoyable every time. Watching the film over and over is a comforting routine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: The antidepressent torment that ISN’T all in the mind 
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: I’ve seen patients sitting in front of me suddenly jerking violently from the ‘zap’ sensations associated with coming off antidepressants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF clinics forced to destroy eggs by government after ten years are being challenged by women
A government-imposed time-limit of ten years on frozen eggs is being challenged by women. The campaigners want the right to keep their frozen eggs until they turn 55. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news