How 53-year-old became one of the first NHS patients saved by ‘miracle’ cancer treatment
Eighteen months on from successful treatment for an aggressive type of skin cancer, Tina Manning, 53, of  Luton, faced the words no patient wants to hear. The cancer was back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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French startup builds exoskeleton that helps paraplegic patients walk
A French startup has developed a futuristic exoskeleton device that can help patients with complete lower body paralysis to walk without crutches or a walker using a computer and motors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Pakistani siblings are slowly being 'turned into stone'
Habibullah Bhatti, 19, Mehrunisa, 15, Nasebullah Bhatti, 10, and Khairunisa, six, from Sujawal in Pakistan, all suffer from epidermolytic hyperkeratosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Suicide prevention calls jumped 25% last week after the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain
The number (1-800-273-8255) directs callers to one of more than 150 crisis centers around the US, where trained counselors are on-hand 24 hours a day for support. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Al desko' dining is making you FAT: Workers eat thousands of empty calories of vending machine junk
More than 60 percent of American workers eat at their desks, and they are consuming 1,000 often empty calories from vending machine snacks and cafeteria food, a new CDC study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Moment a 19-month-old girl with Apert syndrome sits up by herself
Gracie Heater, who has been an inpatient at Seattle Children's Hospital for 18 months, has Apert syndrome - a genetic disorder that causes a fusion of bones in the skull and spine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors ‘confused’ after man left with green urine after car crash
Consultants at the Dr D Y Patil Medical College in Pune, Maharashtra, were so intrigued by the incident they published it in a prestigious medical journal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Scientists find existing asthma drug can reverse memory loss in mice
Temple University experts claimed their findings on the drug zileuton open up a potential new route to stop the aggressive progression of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Experts share 7 tips that make morning workouts so much easier
Exercise is a virtually guaranteed mood boost for the day. Anna Magee, who actually does – honestly – get up and exercise at 6am, talks to the experts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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'Surgery in a pill' coats intestine to create armor against glucose and prevent blood sugar spikes
Scientists at at Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School have created a pill that temporarily coats the lining of the intestine making it unable to absorb sugars and other nutrients. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Revolutionary gene-editing tool CRISPR could cause cancer
Researchers from the University of Cambridge warn CRISPR may reduce cells abilities to protect themselves from DNA damage. This could lead to such cells becoming cancerous. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Venezuela toddler with 'crown on her head' reaches third birthday
Helianny, from San Cristobal, Venezuela, was born with a brain, eyes and nose that failed to form properly in the womb, as well as her suffering a cleft lip, clubbed foot and fused fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Most girls under 30 struggle to reach 150 minutes weekly exercise
Women under 30 fall short of the US government's recommended minimum of 150 minutes of exercise a week, raising their risks for heart disease, stroke and early death, a new Duke University study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Girl, 5, left temporarily paralyzed and unable to speak after she was bitten by a tick
Kailyn Kirk, five, from Grenada, Mississippi, was left temporarily paralyzed and barely able to speak on Wednesday after she was bitten by a tick on her scalp. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Carbon dioxide injections reduce abdominal fat without dieters having to go under the knife
Researchers from Northwestern University found carboxytherapy decreases people's muffin tops after just one week and could appeal to those 'who like natural treatments'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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New device could save heart attack survivors by delivering drugs straight to their hearts
After an attack, the heart rushes to patch itself up but that usually results in 'valve failure', narrowing avenues that need to be open. A new device by MIT and Harvard could prevent that. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Most girls under 30 struggle to reach the minimum 150 minutes weekly exercise, new report reveals  
Women under 30 fall short of the US government's recommended minimum of 150 minutes of exercise a week, raising their risks for heart disease, stroke and early death, a new Duke University study reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Prostate cancer breakthrough: DNA test identifies men who are more likely to develop the disease   
Researchers from The Institute of Cancer Research, London, identified 63 new genetic mutations linked to the condition, which they combined with more than 100 known DNA variants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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71% of residents in a tiny village in Vietnam have super E. coli
Nguyen Xa - 68 miles (109km) south east of the country's capital Hanoi - is home to less than 8,000 people. Doctors warn the findings require 'urgent public health attention'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Virtual cadaver could help solve the medical shortage of dead bodies
Researchers from Montpellier Medical University in France are using 3D scanners to create 'virtual cadavers' for medical students to learn on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Woman is one of the youngest in the UK to have a double mastectomy
Esther Taylor,  from Preston, Lancashire, has an unidentified mutation that puts her at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. She underwent the grueling nine-hour operation last March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Why you get hangry: Studies show an empty stomach can affect emotions
A minority of people get 'hangry' when they need to eat. Researchers at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill reveal that 'context' and 'self-awareness' can turn empty stomachs into tantrums. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Camilla Akerberg: Are YOU eating right for your body type?
FEMAIL speaks to Australian personal trainer, fitness coach and nutrition coach, Camilla Akerberg , about the three body shapes and the ideal approach to health and fitness for each one. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Men with erectile dysfunction TWICE as likely to have a heart attack
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine findings, derived from nearly 2,000 men, back up an array of evidence in recent years that has shown a link between ED and heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Polio reported in Venezuela for first time in nearly 30 years
An unnamed child, with no history of vaccinations, from the poverty-ridden  Delta Amacuro state has been diagnosed with the condition. The last case of polio in Venezuela was reported in 1989. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Toddler whose parents were advised to terminate the pregnancy is approaching her third birthday
Helianny, from San Cristobal, Venezuela, was born with a brain, eyes and nose that failed to form properly in the womb, as well as her suffering a cleft lip, clubbed foot and fused fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Lonely people are twice as likely to die from heart problems
Researchers from  Copenhagen University found loneliness increases people's risk of depression and anxiety by three times, as well as significantly lowering their quality of life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The Pakistani siblings being 'turned into stone'
Habibullah Bhatti, 19, Mehrunisa, 15, Nasebullah Bhatti, 10, and Khairunisa, six, from Sujawal - 83 miles (135km) east of Karachi - all suffer from epidermolytic hyperkeratosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Heartwarming footage captures the moment a 19-month-old girl sits up by herself
Gracie Heater, who has been an inpatient at Seattle Children's Hospital for 18 months, has Apert syndrome - a genetic disorder that causes a fusion of bones in the skull and spine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 24, is one of the youngest in the UK to have a double mastectomy
Esther Taylor,  from Preston, Lancashire, has an unidentified mutation that puts her at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. She underwent the grueling nine-hour operation last March. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Switzerland moves to ban online gambling from foreign betting firms
Early results of a referendum indicate that an overwhelming majority of almost three quarters (73 per cent) support what would be one of the strictest gambling regimes in Europe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Always use a fresh tea towel! How drying up with an old cloth boosts food poisoning risk  
In the University of Mauritius study, scientists analysed 100 towels after a month of use and found 49 per cent had bacterial growth. Of the infected towels, more than a third had the E.coli bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Switzerland moves to ban online gambling from foreign-owned betting firms
Early results of a referendum indicate that an overwhelming majority of almost three quarters (73 per cent) support what would be one of the strictest gambling regimes in Europe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors who make 'honest mistakes' won't be charged under new rules announced by Jeremy Hunt
Doctors  and nurses who make ‘honest mistakes’ while treating patients should not face prosecution, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said last night. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Patients put at risk by outdated scanners and X-ray machines more than 30 years old, Labour warns
Patients are being put at risk by outdated scanners and X-ray machines which are over 30 years old, Labour has warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds  
A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high school girls. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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The cancer revolution: How you can benefit from a new test which could mean no more chemo
Mike Brandon, 34, from Bristol was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia which is deemed untreatable in the UK but he was able to undergo specialised life-saving therapy in the US. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Anti-HPV jab close to being available for boys
Campaigners have called for the NHS to vaccinate boys against the human papilloma virus after health chiefs accepted evidence that it causes more cases of cancer in men than previously thought. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Low-carb diets DO work and here's the reason why  
I have recently returned from a trip to Taiwan where everyone seemed obsessed by the Keto Diet, favoured by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, writes DR MICHAEL MOSLEY. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: A lifetime of therapy is the last thing rape victims need
The NHS has pledged that victims of sexual assault will be offered a ‘lifetime of counselling’. Having worked with victims of sexual violence over the years, I can think of nothing worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Eccentric millionairess who suffered fertility problems secretly funded world ’s first IVF treatment
Dr Kay Elder revealed at the Cheltenham Science Festival yesterday that Lillian Lincoln Howell - an amateur poet and TV station founder - insisted on being anonymous during her lifetime. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Incredible footage by Hollywood director of New York surgeons
The scene, filmed during a real operation at Montefiore in the Bronx, is the climax of a new movie Corazon by Hollywood director John Hillcoat, whose work includes Lawless and The Road. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Professional dancer who nearly died of shock cardiac arrest at 32 from a common condition
Professional dancer Ashley Newman went into cardiac arrest after a rehearsal at just 32 but was saved by CPR given by her fellow dancers. In December, she returned to the stage for the first time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Doctors warn masculinity forces men into loneliness and harms their mental health
In the wake of Anthony Bourdain's suicide, two experts warn that a culture that teaches men not to communicate leaves them alone and unable to address their mental health concerns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Incredibly realistic organ replicas that BLEED will let surgeons practice high stakes operations
A pair of doctors at the University of Rochester have developed a creative way to make uncannily lifelike organ models using 3D printing and gel so they can practice high-stakes robotic surgeries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Bumping up the prices of ALL sugary drinks by 20p cuts consumption by almost a THIRD, finds study
The new approach by Sheffield University means customers would be charged 90p for a can of Coca Cola, instead of the usual 70p before the Government ’s levy – nearly a 30 per cent jump. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Dying father-of-two, 31, flies 10,000 miles A FORTNIGHT for a drug not available on the NHS
EXCLUSIVE Adam Ball, 31, a quantity surveyor from Manchester, flies to Virginia once a fortnight for a breakthrough new drug, which is not on the NHS, that fights the killer condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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UK is Europe's cocaine capital with highest number of overdose deaths
The European Drug Report 2018 reveals the UK has the highest proportion of cocaine users in Europe, plus the most overdose deaths and number of people injecting opiates such as heroin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Ebola outbreak in the DRC is a ‘race against time’, aid worker warns
Paul Jawor, who has just returned home the African nation, admitted he was 'very scared' about the killer virus in a written account of his time on the ground. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Children with autism TWICE as likely to have had food allergies
Food allergies are two-and-a-half times more common among children with autism than others, a University of Iowa study finds, adding evidence to the theory that autism is an autoimmune condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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