Newlywed struck down by polio-like illness on dream honeymoon after coming down with a common cold
Adam Spoerri, 30, from Burnham Park, Wisconsin, caught a cold while on his honeymoon in July. Two months later, he was paralyzed and diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare polio-like illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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1 in 5 Army generals are unfit to deploy: Skipping annual check-ups is to blame for many
One in five American Army generals were deemed not 'medically ready' to deploy in 2016. Most of them were disqualified simply because they skipped dental and physical exams, a USA Today report found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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How to be 80 years young! Believe it or not, these men and women are all octogenarians
Here, super-agers reveal their tips, while Dr Adam Simon, a GP in Manchester, explains what it is about their lifestyles that’s made such a difference. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The cancer that means even TWO WEEKS ’ wait for surgery wrecks a patient’s chances
Erika Vincent, from Buckinghamshire, and Frances Dewar, from London, have much in common - including a devastating diagnosis. But their stories have very different endings... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The cancer that means even TWO WEEKS’ wait for surgery wrecks a patient’s chances
Erika Vincent, from Buckinghamshire, and Frances Dewar, from London, have much in common - including a devastating diagnosis. But their stories have very different endings... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Air pollution is shaving YEARS off people ’s lives, report reveals
Air pollution shortens life spans is currently dragging global life expectancy down by 1.8 years, a new University of Chicago study found. But Americans have gotten 1.5 years back with regulation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Air pollution is shaving YEARS off people’s lives, report reveals
Air pollution shortens life spans is currently dragging global life expectancy down by 1.8 years, a new University of Chicago study found. But Americans have gotten 1.5 years back with regulation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions   
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he discusses a suspected heart attack, which turned out to be viral myocarditis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ASK THE GP: Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions  
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he discusses a suspected heart attack, which turned out to be viral myocarditis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ME & MY OPERATION: The gene op that could stop me from going blind
A revolutionary technique to correct faulty genes saved Philip Ainsworth's sight. Here, the 58-year-old retired university lecturer from Llandysul, West Wales, tell his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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ME & MY OPERATION: The gene op that could stop me from going blind
A revolutionary technique to correct faulty genes saved Philip Ainsworth's sight. Here, the 58-year-old retired university lecturer from Llandysul, West Wales, tell his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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CDC launches task force for polio-like disease as MORE cases emerge
The agency today formed a task force designed to investigate the driving forces and possible treatments of AFM, and to establish what post-AFM life looks like for sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Rise in women dying from alcohol: Deaths rose 67% among females in 10 years, study finds  
Researchers at the University of Washington say so much attention has been consumed by the devastating toll of opioids on the US that the rise in alcohol fatalities has been ignored. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Rise in women dying from alcohol: Deaths rose 67% among females in 10 years, study finds 
Researchers at the University of Washington say so much attention has been consumed by the devastating toll of opioids on the US that the rise in alcohol fatalities has been ignored. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Vitamin D may get you discharged from hospital sooner
Those with the lowest levels of the sunshine vitamin are more frail, at higher risk of dementia and likely to die in hospital, say experts in Glasgow. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Finally, I’ve found what caused my brain fog and aching joints...an insect bite!
Writer, journalist and columnist James Dellingpole, 53, from Worcestershire, is one of many people who struggle with Lyme Disease. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Have no more than ONE alcoholic drink a day to avoid booze-related diseases, health official claims
Professor  Jurgen Rehm, adviser to the World Health Organization, states one drink a day is 'low risk'. Claims minimum unit pricing should be introduced throughout the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Have no more than ONE alcoholic drink a day to avoid booze-related diseases, health official claims
Professor Jurgen Rehm, adviser to the World Health Organization, states one drink a day is 'low risk'. Claims minimum unit pricing should be introduced throughout the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother who lost custody of her son after she stopped his chemo fights to win him back
Candace Gunderson is fighting to win back custody of her 13-year-old son, Nicholas, after she demanded that doctors end his chemotherapy when he was declared to be in remission. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Is there a ‘suicide gene’?: Scientists find biological link
Researchers at the University of Utah found 207 genes that they believe may be linked to someone's risk of suicide, as well as four DNA changes they identified as particularly strong links. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman ignored small lump in her stomach until it was a tumour the size of a baby 13 years later
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Beverly Jaundrill, from Preston, had to support her heavy stomach lump with her hand until doctors diagnosed her with sarcoma, a form of cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Emotional abuse linked to worse menopause symptoms
A new diverse study in San Francisco of 2,000 women from various backgrounds found both emotional and physical abuse increased the odds of women suffering severe symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Frankincense may become a key part in treatment of  arthritis
Research from the University of Alabama could help pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs to combat the condition, which affects more than 10 million people in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Frankincense may become a key part in treatment of arthritis
Research from the University of Alabama could help pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs to combat the condition, which affects more than 10 million people in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pensioners are THREE TIMES more likely to hide any mental health conditions
YouGov surveyed 2,000 adults for the UK pensioner ’s charity Independent Age - and found that 24% of them felt uncomfortable with people knowing they were depressed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pensioners are THREE TIMES more likely to hide any mental health conditions
YouGov surveyed 2,000 adults for the UK pensioner’s charity Independent Age - and found that 24% of them felt uncomfortable with people knowing they were depressed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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North Carolina man's runny nose that he had for five years was actually fluid leaking from his BRAIN
Greg Phillpotts, from Johnston County, North Carolina, was suffering from a runny nose for five years. Doctors told him he had a hole in the membrane surrounding his brain, causing fluid to leak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother whose painful condition left her with size 28 legs forks out £50,000 for liposuction
Claire Tickle, 42, from Eastleigh in Hampshire, has managed to lose 12 stone through liposuction and dieting after weighing 28 stone and suffering with thighs which measured 36in in circumference. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman, 21, undergoes chemotherapy and store her eggs after mouth ulcer turns out to be CANCER
Millie Murphy, from Doncaster, said her life has been turned 'upside down' after she was diagnosed with cancer in April. She is now speaking out to raise awareness as she begins chemotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pregnant women exposed to pollution are more likely to have an autistic child, study claims
Mothers who live in cities polluted with care and truck fumes may be nine percent more likely to have children - especially boys - on the autism spectrum disorder, new Canadian research suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 28, captures incredible moment her profoundly deaf baby hears AND says her first word
One-year-old Sienna Ashton, from Melbourne, Australia, was born with hearing disabilities in both ears, November 2017. But the youngster was able to hear after having surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Blood donors urged to keep appointments before Christmas
Zoe and Craig Alderson, from Essex - whose son Henry, two, has Diamond Blackfan Anaemia and requires fortnightly transfusions - said: 'We rely on blood donors to keep him alive.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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British scientists develop a genetically modified virus that kills cancer cells
The virus, developed by Oxford University, can kill tumours as well as healthy cells that have been 'tricked' into protecting cancers from the immune system, without causing any toxicities. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 47, who lost half her face to a flesh-eating bacteria can finally look in the mirror
Donna Corden, 47, from Leeds, was left looking like 'Frankenstein's monster' after developing necrotising fasciitis from a small scratch, which forced doctors to cut away half her face. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother whose painful condition left her with size 28 legs forks out £50,000 for liposuction
Claire Tickle, 42, from Eastleigh in Hampshire, has managed to lose 12 stone through liposuction and dieting after weighing 28 stone and suffering with thighs which measured 36in in circumference. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ebola health workers evacuated after their hotel was hit by a shell
Attempts to control the Ebola outbreak in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, were suspended over the weekend after an armed group attacked a camp near health workers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother captures incredible moment her profoundly deaf daughter hears AND speaks for the first time
One-year-old Sienna Ashton, from Melbourne, Australia, was born with hearing disabilities in both ears, November 2017. But the youngster was able to hear after having surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 22, who was nearly left paralysed while giving birth to her miracle baby
Jessica Spain, 22, from Ramsgate, Kent, was thrilled to discover she was pregnant in August last year after doctors told it her it would be almost impossible for her to conceive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pregnant women who take paracetamol could lower their child's IQ
Researchers from the US, including Harvard, looked at 150,000 mothers and babies. Paracetamol use is also linked to a higher risk of ADHD and delayed speech. Experts warn against long-term use. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prince Harry calls for the end of stigma around HIV
In a two-minute video message, The Duke of Sussex said people should not be ashamed or embarrassed about taking a test for the lethal virus. There are 100,000 people with the virus in the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eat organic meat to help avoid 'apocalypse', warns England's top doctor 
Dame Sally Davies (pictured) urged shoppers to pressure food firms into cutting antibiotic use by buying produce that was not exposed to drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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GPs are prescribing activities such as bingo to 'frequent visitors'
Instead of giving out pills, GPs are referring ‘frequent attenders’ to activities including gardening, bingo, boxing and free coffee mornings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors developed a way of building tolerance which could save lives
Evelina London Children’s Hospital and King’s College London tested 500 children aged four to 17 who received peanut protein or a placebo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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