Tennessee teen felt 'like a monster' after getting caught in a fire
Johnny Quinn, 18, from Millington, Tennessee, was playing in a shed in the back garden when his family's dog knocked over a candle. His sister Leah dragged him from the blaze. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Social media giants should pay a 'mental health levy
Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, argues a financial contribution from social media sites would help to 'stem the tide of mental ill health' by helping to expand treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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More than 300 leading academics warn Public Health England it will risk its reputation
More than 300 academics and experts from Britain have warned the body they will begin to withdraw their help and advice if the body goes ahead with plans to work with the charity Drinkaware. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Many US insurers may fuel the opioid crisis by covering the addictive drugs - but not alternatives
Many health insurance plans help American patients pay for opioid painkillers, but they often don't cover non-addictive therapies like acupuncture and counselling, a Johns Hopkins study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Vaper, 40, 'nearly died' when he inhaled the end of his e-cigarette
Alan O'Brien, from Warrington in Cheshire, inhaled the tip of his e-cigarette by accident when he took a drag 'with gusto' before starting work, and for 10 to 15 seconds he couldn't breathe at all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New AI helps doctors predict and prevent life-threatening oxygen drops during surgery
Scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle have developed a machine called Prescience that can help doctors predict if a patient will develop hypoxemia before or during surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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GPs fear the new NHS app will add to their workloads
Some 61 per cent of NHS doctors expect more patients will request face-to-face appointments when the app is launched at the end of the year, according to a survey of more than 1,000 GPs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Expert reveals medications which mean people should avoid grapefruit
Grapefruit juice contains a compound which can affect how well the intestines break down as many as 47 per cent of medications, making them more or less potent than they should be. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Social worker takes her first steps in 14 YEARS – thanks to a £80,000 robotic exoskeleton
Lucy Dodd, 34, from Aldershot, can be seen striding out, wearing the bionic ReWalk contraption that allows paraplegics to stand and move. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Vaper, 40, 'nearly died' when he inhaled the end of his e-cigarette
Alan O'Brien, from Warrington in Cheshire, inhaled the tip of his e-cigarette by accident when he took a drag 'with gusto' before starting work, and for 10 to 15 seconds he couldn't breathe at all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EpiPens used by millions of allergy sufferers have flaws, says coroner
Dr Sean Cummings presided over Natasha Ednan-Laperouse's inquest, who died of an allergic reactions after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich. She passed away in a French hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Study finds artificial intelligence was better than a doctor at crucial stage of IVF 
Two new papers being presented today will reveal huge success with AI at selecting viable embryos. Here, we explain the benefits and downfalls of the technology and other innovations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Chemical-free' nail varnishes contain toxins linked to infertility and even cancer
Researchers from Harvard found that '3-Free' polishes that claim to be free of the 'toxic trio' - DnBP, toluene and formaldehyde - often still contain toxins linked to brain toxicity and even foetal abnormalities. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Tennessee teen felt 'like a monster' after getting caught in a fire
Johnny Quinn, 18, from Millington, Tennessee, was playing in a shed in the back garden when his family's dog knocked over a candle. His sister Leah dragged him from the blaze. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Secretary vows crackdown on NHS agency staff
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he is 'shocked' by how the use of agency staff varies across the UK and wants the NHS to use its own bank staff instead of expensive agencies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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World Mental Health Day: What is it, when is it and what is 2018's theme? 
World Mental Health Day is slated to be held very soon. Here's all you need to know about it, including what it is, when it is, the theme for 2018 and some activities to observe the event. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mother, 18, angry after her 10-month-old daughter caught hand, foot and mouth disease in Majorca
Gemma Whitelaw, 18, from Airdrie in Scotland, took her 10-month-old daughter Ayla to Majorca for her first holiday abroad but the infant fell ill with the viral rash when they returned home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Antibiotic that could herald ‘a golden age of discovery’ is found in deep sea Atlantic sponge
Experts from the University of Bristol took sponges (pictured) from five locations and froze them in liquid nitrogen then found one which killed all bacteria in the lab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Mental health disorders will cost £12 TRILLION a year worldwide by 2030
According to a report put together by Harvard scientists, conditions such as depression and anxiety are rising in every country on the planet. They add sustainable development needs good mental health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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British school children will be offered routine mental health checks
Pupils are to be given routine mental health checks, Theresa May said tonight, as Jackie Doyle-Price became the UK's first Minister for Suicide Prevention. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Squirming leech is pulled from inside a man's NOSTRIL in gruesome footage
A patient in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, had the writhing leech pulled out of his nose with tweezers after it became stuck when he went swimming in a river a couple of weeks earlier. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Epipens used by millions of allergy sufferers have 'FATAL flaws', says coroner
Dr Sean Cummings presided over Natasha Ednan-Laperouse's inquest, who died of an allergic reactions after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich. She passed away in a French hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Social worker takes her first steps in 14 YEARS – thanks to a £80,000 robotic exoskeleton
Lucy Dodd, 34, from Aldershot, can be seen striding out, wearing the bionic ReWalk contraption that allows paraplegics to stand and move. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Internet fuelling increase of conditions including cyberchondria and cyberhoarding
European researchers said concerns have grown over how the internet may affect public health and spark subsequent issues with gambling, pornography, and online bullying. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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IVF 'super computer' could spot pregnancies likely to fail due to 'bad' embryos
The breakthrough works with IVF treatment, using a super-computer to pick out ‘good’ embryos – or ‘bad’ ones which could prevent a woman from giving birth or cause her to miscarry. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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District nurses ‘spend 88 days a year on admin’
Head of NHS England said district nurses now spend more time on admin than they do with patients. Simon Stevens (pictured) told a conference in Manchester the situation was 'hugely frustrating'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Fertility risk from cannabis? Marijuana linked to lower sperm count and more abnormalities 
Men who use marijuana may struggle with infertility due to lower counts of sperm that tend to be misshapen - even after they give up the drug, a study conducted in Washington suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Stephen Fry praised for saving lives after raising awareness of prostate cancer
The number of visits to the NHS's official advice page soared by 250 per cent to 70,000 in a month following the extensive coverage. The rise comes from the Mail renewed its campaign earlier this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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EVERY schoolchild in Britain will be offered routine mental health checks
Pupils are to be given routine mental health checks, Theresa May said tonight, as Jackie Doyle-Price became the UK's first Minister for Suicide Prevention. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds artificial intelligence was better than a doctor at crucial stage of IVF 
Two new papers being presented today will reveal huge success with AI at selecting viable embryos. Here, we explain the benefits and downfalls of the technology and other innovations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Wind turbine noise can be bad for hearing
The report by the UN’s World Health Organisation found that noise cost a million healthy years of life across western Europe annually – with road traffic the biggest culprit, although wind turbines also caused problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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One in three aged 16-24 now 'never drink alcohol', UCL study finds
University College London researchers found that one in three young people are staying away from alcohol entirely. There were also 'significant' decreases in young people who drank above advised limits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Cannabis laws could be relaxed in Britain as panel of experts says they have ‘open mind’
The Royal College of Pharmacists will review its opposition to legalising cannabis following a summer of campaigning for oil extract to be used for medical purposes across the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Too much sugar makes children more violent and more likely to get drunk and smoke
Researchers at Bar Ilan University in Israel studied 137,284 children aged either 11, 13 or 15 and living in 25 European countries and Canada to find sugar makes behaviour worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Toddlers with asthma are 66% more likely to become OBESE
Researchers from the University of Southern California found that children aged three-to-four who have asthma are more likely to carry dangerous amounts of weight at eight years old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Too much sleep is just as bad as too little, world's largest sleep study finds
The University of Western Ontario surveyed 40,000 people about their sleep habits and gave them cognitive tests. Seven to eight hours of rest was the 'sweet spot,' but more ore less resulted in declines. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Swallowing a vibrating capsule could relieve constipation by stimulating stomach contractions
Researchers from Augusta University, Georgia, found that taking the capsule just five times a week doubles the number of bowel movements a constipation sufferer has versus placebo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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DNA of child abuse victims and patients with depression AGES faster, study shows 
Researchers at the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, found that in the most severe cases of depression, a sufferer's DNA can be up to 15 years older than those without the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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