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Sir Michael Parkinson on surviving prostate cancer: 'I'm lucky to be here'
SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON, broadcaster and journalist has spoken out in support of charities urging health bosses to reconsider plans which could impact the availability of cancer drugs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins new: Anti-cholesterol drugs 'could combat deep vein thrombosis'
NEW evidence has emerged that widely prescribed anti-cholesterol drugs can prevent blood clots. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DEMENTIA BREAKTHROUGH: Earliest stages REVEALED by researchers for first time
THE very earliest stages of dementia have been revealed for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to life-changing medical intervention. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Super-fit’ gran develops life-threatening diabetes through love of fresh orange juice
A SUPER-FIT grandmother saw a doctor for the first time in 40 YEARS and was told she was on the brink of a fatal stroke or heart attack - because of her love of ORANGE juice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MAJOR outbreak of measles across Europe - UK 'not beyond' reach of dangerous virus
MEASLES - a contagious virus with the potential to cause serious illness and even death - is continuing to spread among European cities. Experts have warned there could be a large outbreak of the virus, with thousands at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why is pancreatic cancer so deadly? Doctor explains WHY survival rates are low
PANCREATIC CANCER is often referred to as one of the deadliest forms of the disease and has been branded a ‘silent killer’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction drug could be available from pharmacy WITHOUT prescription
VIAGRA - a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction - could be available from pharmacies under plans to scrap the need fo (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ALZHEIMER'S HOPE: Scientists may have found way to block disease from causing memory loss
SCIENTISTS may have discovered a way to block Alzheimer ’s from causing memory loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS England consulting on taking away certain free medicines to save money
NHS England will next month launch a consultation as it works to develop new national guidelines to stop GPs prescribing medicines and other items which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Taking THIS drug with too much alcohol could be dangerous cocktail
RHEUMATOID arthritis sufferers taking particular medication are being warned not to drink too much alcohol - because they could be at increased risk of liver damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smear test LIVE - thousands watch brave mum have cervical procedure on Facebook
THOUSANDS of people went online to watch the first ever live-streamed SMEAR TEST today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother of four-year-old boy: My son's rare cancer left us in the dark
IMAGINE your child being diagnosed with a disease so unusual no one has heard of it. Health Editor Laura Milne shares her story. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV star Ben Fogle: I thought I was too young to get pneumonia
THE TV adventurer was shocked to discover that despite his age and fitness he developed a severe bout of the lung infection, he tells our reporter. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms? THIS tool could speed up diagnosis of deadly disease
BOWEL CANCER could be diagnosed sooner in young people - preventing them from facing severe delays in treatment, a study has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From better sleeping to healthier diet: Best ways to love your liver
ONE in three people in the UK has early-stage liver disease – just don’t let it be you. Follow our expert advice to prevent it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer diagnoses in under-50s could be speeded up with new tool
A NEW tool could help prevent young people facing severe delays in getting diagnosed with bowel cancer, a new study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands flock online to watch first ever LIVE-streamed SMEAR TEST
THOUSANDS of people went online to watch the first ever live-streamed SMEAR TEST today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast cancer myths debunked: Does deodorant REALLY cause cancer?
BREAST cancer is the most common cancer among women. Doctors warn early diagnosis of the disease is key to treatment - and it ’s not just the symptoms of the disease women should be aware of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newly discovered genetic flaws 'increases brain cancer risk by up to third'
NEWLY discovered genetic flaws increase the risk of developing deadly brain cancer by up to a third, according to a new study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YOUR diet could be damaging THIS vital organ - but you can REVERSE it
A DIET low in protein can damage the liver - and stop it functioning properly. But now researchers have revealed the harm doesn ’t have to be permanent. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

THIS could be the reason YOU are overweight - and it’s not eating too much
OBESE people have a lower pain threshold - a finding which could explain why people are more likely to gain weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anal cancer symptoms: Five signs YOU could be suffering with the disease
ANAL cancer - a different disease to bowel cancer - is a disease few known about and even fewer want to talk about. It affects more than 1,000 people in the UK every year. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes link to Alzheimer’s: Insulin resistance ‘increases dementia risk’
DIABETES - which is triggered by insulin resistance - could make people vulnerable to Alzheimer ’s disease, experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's news: More than a hundred key 'memory' genes identified by researchers
A SCREENING programme for Alzheimer's disease has moved a step closer after the identification of more than a hundred key 'memory' genes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shocking new figures reveal carbon monoxide leaks POISON six people a day
SIX people a day were poisoned by carbon monoxide gas last year, according to campaigners, which is almost 10 times higher than official estimates. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young widow of cancer victim: Memories of their dad keep us happy
LIFE as a young widow has been a challenge for mum-of-two Nicola Molloy, but Gary will always be part of their lives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mum-of two on postnatal depression: I thought I was a useless mother
AFTER giving birth to her second child, Jess was plunged into depression. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile dysfunction treatment - NEW stem cell therapy could be CURE for impotence
ERECTILE dysfunction in men has been effectively treated in a trial using stem cell therapy after prostate surgery. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is THIS infection causing YOUR IBS? Common bacteria could trigger symptoms
THRUSH - is a common infection which can cause itching and soreness - but the condition could be linked to irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OBESITY WARNING: Being overweight 'increases risk of dementia and diabetes'
BEING overweight increases your risk of developing dementia as well as diabetes, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are pins and needles? Tingling in fingers and toes could could be symptom of THIS
PINS AND NEEDLES is a normal sensation which people experience from time to time - but it could be a symptom of an underlying health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do I have depression? 'Baby blues last two weeks - any longer get help', says doctor
POST NATAL DEPRESSION is an illness which affects one in every ten women after having a baby, but some women don't know they are suffering with the condition and others are too anxious to admit they need help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desperate to lower your cholesterol? FORGET statins...THIS everyday food could CURE you
HIGH cholesterol affects thousands of people in the UK - and many people don't know they could be suffering. However experts have said people could add more garlic - a vital ingredient in thousands of British dishes - to their diet in a bid to boost health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver cancer symptoms: Nine signs you could be suffering from the disease
LIVER cancer, especially in the early stages, can be symptomless, but there can be some signs which suggest a person is suffering with the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer: £10m charity investment could help TREAT ‘aggressive disease’
PANCREATIC cancer treatment could be on the horizon - after a £10 million investment from Cancer Research UK (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

REVEALED: Most cancers caused by DNA 'copying mistakes' during cell division
MOST cancers are caused by random mistakes in the genetic code that occur when cells divide, new research has shown. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Symptoms of tuberculosis: Seven signs of infectious TB YOU should know
TUBERCULOSIS - TB - is a bacterial infection which can be spread by inhaling tiny droplets from the coughs or sneezes of an infected person. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin C could treat cancer: Dose of substance found in LEMONS can KILL deadly cells
VITAMIN C - which is found in citrus fruit and leafy green vegetables, can kill cancer cells and even lead to a treatment for the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is sciatica? THIS back pain drug 'does not reduce pain' but can cause side-effects
SCIATICA is caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve - the longest nerve in the body which runs from the back of the pelvis through the buttocks and down each leg to the feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Truth about booze - THIS is what happens to your body ONE HOUR after drinking alcohol
DRINKING alcohol can take its toll on the body - it is a depressant, which means it slows down your body's responses in all kinds of ways. But what really happens when people have a drink? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hearing dogs for deaf people celebrate 35 years: Meet the dogs that save lives every day
AS I cuddled nine-week-old Marcus – a playful armful of oversized paws and a shiny wet nose – it was hard to imagine that in just a few years this puppy could save someone’s life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tension headaches: Five ways to get risk of them - but THIS could make it worse
HEADACHES plague the lives of one in 20 people in the UK - but leading neurologists have now revealed five simple ways to help banish chronic headaches for good. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol could boost heart health: Glass of wine could stave off ANGINA and heart failure
A GLASS of wine a day can help to stave off heart conditions such as angina and heart failure, suggests new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White, yellow or discoloured - what the colour of YOUR nails could say about health
DISCOLOURED, white or yellow nails - a common problem, especially among older people - could be an indicator of another health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking too much alcohol could trigger THIS life-threatening condition
PANCREATITIS is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time and can trigger painful symptoms. The condition can even be fatal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer survivor: Treatment which CURED disease only caused ONE side-effect
A PROSTATE CANCER survivor who claims he was told by doctors to ‘buy a Mercedes’ instead of spending money on treatment has been cured. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: New test gives early warning about disease
A NEW genetic test is believed to be able to predict the risk of developing Alzheimer ’s decades in advance. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contraceptive pill 'protects from some types of cancer for up to 30 YEARS'
WOMEN who have taken the contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who have THIS could have increased risk of getting womb cancer
WOMEN who have a higher waist to hip ratio could have an increased risk of womb cancer, a study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers MORE likely to have heart attack following THIS common cancer treatment
SMOKERS treated for breast cancer have much higher risks than non-smokers of developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news