Meet the 16-year-old girls launching a cannabis health and beauty brand
Three 16-year-old girls have founded Hoop Beauty, a lifestyle brand promoting the benefits of CBD and tips for 'how to live your best life' and fight autoimmune disease for teenagers like themselves. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The life-threatening condition Beyonce faced giving birth to twins Sir and Rumi last year  
Beyonce revealed in a interview in her cover story for the September issue of Vogue that she suffered from pre-eclampsia or dangerously high blood pressure while pregnant last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The men left in agony after being given implants to repair a hernia  
Mario Spacagna, 75, from Southampton, lives in constant pain after having a ten-inch sheet of surgical mesh placed internally to repair damage caused by a kidney tumour. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Women having a heart attack are more likely to survive if they see a FEMALE doctor
While men typically display chest pains and arm pains, women often display less obvious symptoms. But while all medical students learn this, females are more likely to think about it in the emergency room. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Chris Paul tells fans to stop drinking soda 'even though the commercials are in your face'
NBA star and Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul, 33, has warned his fans to stay away from soda and sugar-loaded sports drinks despite the excessive marketing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman who claims she got a C-section without anesthesia 'was offered a $25 gift card as a sorry'
Delfina Mota and her fiance, Paul Iheanachor filed a lawsuit for $5 million against the hospital that they claim gave Mota a C-section without anesthesia and then offered her a $25 gift card to 'smooth it over.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At last, you can go full fat! Research shows that it's actually good for you  (in the right amount)
Many people choose skimmed or low-fat milk on the basis it ’s ‘healthier’ than full fat, but the latest evidence suggests we should think again. Here's why... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Could Britain's most popular garden spray be killing more than your weeds?   
Roundup is the UK ’s most widely used weedkiller and globally the most popular in history. But its use is effectively being challenged in a landmark legal case in America.So it it safe? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hormones in a bottle that help you stay slim by suppressing your appetite  
Tests suggest that regularly spraying small doses of insulin into the nostrils can suppress the appetite, potentially triggering significant weight loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Do I need to worry about my extra heartbeat?
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your health concerns. This week, he focuses on the presence of an extra heartbeat and treatments for excess hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get a perfectly-toned decolletage like Thandie Newton
The big-screen performer is a big fan of yoga and aims to do four sessions a week, including Bikram yoga, which takes place in a heated room. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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From healing emotional pain to warding off depression: How dreams are like first aid for the brain   
In the final part of our series, a leading neuroscientist - professor Matthew Walker, from the University of California - reveals how our brains use dreaming sleep to keep us healthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Junior doctors plot a fresh strike in a new pay row weeks after being offered a 1 per cent pay rise
The British Medical Association has been polling members to assess their 'strength of feeling' for industrial action. More than 80 per cent of the doctors polled said they were willing to strike. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How a gene breakthrough has saved Joe's sight
Joe Pepper was diagnosed with choroideremia when he was just ten years old. The disease  causes progressive sight loss, but pioneering gene therapy saved him. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man survives internal decapitation years after beating brain cancer
Brock Meister, 22, of Plymouth, Indiana, beat incredible odds and survived an internal decapitation in January, which is when the skull separates from the spinal cord. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The age of first time mothers is getting older in cities and younger in rural US  
The average age at which women have their first baby has gotten higher overall, but a growing age gap could drive a lifetime of disparities for their children, a New York Times report suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dr Rangan Chatterjee reveals why our gut health is so important
Dr Rangan Chaterjee reveals exactly how to unlock the gut's (rather amazing) potential. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Always looking on the bright side of life can be BAD for you
University College London psychologists asked people what their risk was of experiencing something bad. Then they gave them good or bad news. The pessimistic people took the news better. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New blood test that can tell if someone is having a heart attack
The technique measures proteins called troponins released by damaged heart cells during a heart attack. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Want to lose weight? Make sure you stretch!
When we exercise, our muscle structure is changing. It is that change, that remodeling, that leads to all the positive benefits of exercise. So stretching is key, says David Prologo of Emory University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens exposed to secondhand smoke for just one hour suffer from breathing problems
A new study from the University of Cincinnati has found that teenagers who are exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to miss school and make visits to urgent care facilities. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin awarded NHS contracts worth almost £2bn
The latest figures come after the Mail revealed the firm was handed £2 million of public money after suing the NHS when it missed out on one contract in Surrey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin has been awarded nearly £2 billion worth of NHS contracts
The latest figures come after the Mail revealed the firm was handed £2 million of public money after suing the NHS when it missed out on one contract in Surrey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why too much sleep could be bad for your health!
The scientists - from the universities of Keele, Manchester, Leeds and East Anglia - said excessive sleep should be considered a ‘marker’ of poor health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Lyme disease is now in all 50 states of America
The chronic tick-borne illness has long been rampant across the North East, which has historically accounted for 95 percent of cases. But a new report shows a 194% rise in cases in California. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Drug fatalities soar by 41% in five years, official figures show
Some 3,756 deaths involving legal and illegal substances occurred last year in England and Wales - the most since records began in 1993, in the wake of the acid house scene. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New screen time warning: Doctors argue 2 hour daily limit on gadgets
Current estimates are that eight to 15-year-olds spend more than seven hours using screens daily, which is fuelling the UK's obesity crisis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Millions of people battling addiction to prescription drugs
According to the National Records of Scotland, there were 99 fatalities related to the drug in 2017 - up from two in 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Bankers in their twenties suffering more heart attacks, doctors warn
These unlikely patients regularly present themselves with two types of heart conditions: cardiac arrhythmia and myocarditis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts reveal how to improve your office hygiene
Research by the University of Arizona found that humans are the most common source of bacteria and that, compared to women, men have three to four times the number of bacteria on their desks.. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo believed to have killed 33
Officials in the African nation have confirmed three deaths so far but believe the virus - considered one of the most lethal pathogens in existence - is responsible for scores more. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oprah Winfrey's sleep doctor busts the biggest shut-eye myths
Speaking to FEMAIL, Oprah Winfrey's 'sleep doctor', Dr Michael Breus, reveals the sleep 'hacks' that really work, while busting the myths that don't. He also shared the 'sweet spot' for slumber. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How clean is YOUR desk? Experts reveal how to improve your office hygiene
Research by the University of Arizona found that humans are the most common source of bacteria and that, compared to women, men have three to four times the number of bacteria on their desks.. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want a healthier gut? Eat crickets
The new University of Wisconsin-Madison trial probed whether insect fibres may influence the bacteria found in the gastrointestinal tract of 20 humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eat spicy chilli or soup to keep cool in the heatwave, say experts
Having a hot meal in the evening can actually help you stay cool by the sweat you perspire evaporating into the air and cooling the body, according to nutritionist Daniel O'Shaughnessy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuroscientist reveals how good night's sleep can stave off dementia
Sleep disturbance precedes the onset of Alzheimer ’s by several years, suggesting that it may be an early warning sign of the condition, or even a contributor to it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Millions of people battling addiction to prescription drugs in 'hidden crisis', experts warn
According to the National Records of Scotland, there were 99 fatalities related to the drug in 2017 - up from two in 2015. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Student with ‘sleeping beauty’ syndrome reveals how alcohol can trigger deep slumbers
Having initially put her extreme exhaustion down to the after-effects of sickness bugs, Hermione Cox-Denning from Aberystwyth in Wales, 18, has been diagnosed with Kleine-Levin syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New mothers should wait SIX MONTHS before jogging or doing strenuous exercise
Doctors are urging new mothers not to go running or do star jumps or intense exercises for six months after having a child to protect themselves from incontinence and severe pelvic-organ problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oprah's sleep doctor bust the biggest shut-eye myths and the hacks that really work
Speaking to FEMAIL, Oprah Winfrey's 'sleep doctor', Dr Michael Breus, reveals the sleep 'hacks' that really work, while busting the myths that don't. He also shared the 'sweet spot' for slumber. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top neuroscientist reveals how a good night's sleep can stave off dementia
Sleep disturbance precedes the onset of Alzheimer ’s by several years, suggesting that it may be an early warning sign of the condition, or even a contributor to it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Hundreds of lives are being saved thanks to a TEXT service which alerts doctors to cases of sepsis
Pioneered by a leading teaching hospital, the system has led to a seven-fold increase in the number of patients getting life-saving drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mummy's boys are 'less likely to have mental health issues', study finds
The study by the Marriage Foundation concluded that boys and girls who are close to their parent of the opposite sex fare better at coping with teenage life and are less likely to suffer emotional problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Bake Off winner Candice Brown reveals how cake recipe brought grandfather back from dementia
Not many people appreciate the superpower of a scrumptious cake quite like Candice Brown. Her fruitcake recipe brought her grandfather back from dementia for a few precious moments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Water jet that washes away prostate problem could make frequent dashes to the loo a thing of past
The new treatment, developed by US-based firm Aquabeam, uses saline water under pressure to carefully blast away excess prostate tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calls for spending addiction to be classed as a mental illness  in UK
Shopping addiction could soon be recognised as a mental illness in the UK thanks to pivotal research that has shown the problem has distinct causes and characteristics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dr Michael Mosley: Greens, peppers and trout... your recipe for healthy eyesight
Dr Mosley: 'As we get older, our eyesight tends to worsen – another of the annoying signs of ageing. But as I’ve recently discovered, what you eat can have a huge impact on how well you see'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Adrian Baker takes running to new high, swapping hills of Kent for highs of Sky Running in Italy
At 51, I like to think of myself as pretty fit. I was intrigued to hear about a spa hotel in the mountains of Italy that offered a high-altitude running holiday – promising to take my fitness to a new high. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Vaccine to conquer obesity could become reality after scientists find virus linked to weight gain
Dr Richard Atkinson, Emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin, has already patented a vaccine for the virus but has been unable to attract enough funding to make it commercially. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Max The Mind Doctor: Mum's aren't failures if they can't breastfeed. And doctors should say so  
I ’ve spent countless hours listening to new mums telling me how they struggle to breastfeed their baby, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON. Inevitably, they often feel depressed and failures. It’s very sad. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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