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Chilling footage shows what happens when giant parasitic WORMS enter the gut – and 4million Americans could suffer unknowingly

An emergency medicine doctor has shared a graphic and disturbing video to warn Americans about a parasitic infection that affects up to 4million Americans.  Th... read more

Doctors remove bee stinger from Philadelphia man’s EYEBALL after bleed nearly blinds him

By Cassidy Morrison Senior Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 15:30 BST, 4 July 2024 | Updated: 15:55 BST, 4 July 2024 A 55 year-old Philadelphia man ... read more

Two sisters in California fighting for their lives in ICU after eating SALAD contaminated with deadly paralyzing bacteria

Health chiefs investigating a bacterial outbreak at a party in California have traced the source back to a contaminated salad. Two sisters who attended the fami... read more

Does voting Conservative make you fat? Tory backers ‘more likely to be obese’, study finds… but having a right-wing doctor gives you a better chance of slimming down

By Chris Pollard Published: 15:14 BST, 3 July 2024 | Updated: 15:34 BST, 3 July 2024 Conservative voters are fatter and are more likely to be obese than Labour ... read more

Be Prepared: The Vital Role of First Aid in Emergency Situations

Disasters can happen at any time. Some come with warnings, such as hurricanes or floods. Others, however, strike without warning. Every person needs to know wha... read more

Are you drinking enough water? Simple finger test reveals if you’re dehydrated

By Emily Joshu Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 20:45 BST, 2 July 2024 | Updated: 21:27 BST, 2 July 2024 If you’re worried you’re not dr... read more

Levi Tracy fought off cancer aged just nine – and refused to give up when he was diagnosed AGAIN at 17. His story captured thousands of Aussie hearts – but this time the battle was just too hard

A young Aussie who captured the hearts of thousands of Australians after bravely fighting off cancer for more than a decade has died aged just 19. Levi Tracy pa... read more

At a glance – our simple interactive chart shows the political parties’ plans for YOUR health services

By Emily Stearn, Health Reporter For Mailonline and Annie Scales, Visual Storytelling Designer Published: 15:36 BST, 2 July 2024 | Updated: 15:36 BST, 2 July 20... read more

Daily saunas could fight weight gain during menopause by helping the body burn fat, experts discover

By Kate Pickles, Health Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 14:00 BST, 1 July 2024 | Updated: 14:00 BST, 1 July 2024 Taking a daily sauna or slipping into a ja... read more

Taking the Plunge: How Aquatic Therapy Can Transform Your Health

Ever thought about jumping into a pool not just for a swim but to ease those nagging aches and pains? Aquatic therapy, also known as water therapy, involves exe... read more

Spoon feeding infants may be bad for their growth, study finds – as letting babies hand feed themselves could be better for their development

By By Xantha Leatham, Deputy Science Editor Published: 23:56 BST, 30 June 2024 | Updated: 00:52 BST, 1 July 2024 Most parents will remember the hours spent spoo... read more

Patients are being left to die alone in Britain’s hospitals because of ‘dangerous’ nursing shortages – as report finds just one third of shifts are fully staffed

By Xantha Leatham Deputy Science Editor Published: 00:05 BST, 1 July 2024 | Updated: 00:13 BST, 1 July 2024 Patients are being left to die alone in hospital ami... read more

Obesity surgery is the most effective way of preventing premature deaths from weight-related illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, research finds

By Pat Hagan Published: 02:07 BST, 30 June 2024 | Updated: 02:09 BST, 30 June 2024 Obesity surgery eclipses weight loss wonder drugs like Wegovy when it comes t... read more

Cream made from Viagra drug could help to increase women’s libidos and lead to better orgasms

A cream made with sildenafil heightened the pleasure and orgasms of women  Clinical trial run on women with sexual arousal disorder had promising results It w... read more

Exposure to chemical used in hospital disinfectant and cleaning products could cause shrunken heads in newborns, say experts

By John Ely Deputy Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 17:27 BST, 28 June 2024 | Updated: 17:36 BST, 28 June 2024 Women exposed to a chemical used in hospit... read more

Psychologist explains the symptom of depression that’s unique to men

When you think of depression, you probably think of a person unable to move from their bed and plagued by thoughts of despair and misery.  But some experts say... read more

Dozens sickened with rare deadly bacteria in California after eating contaminated home-cooked food

By Emily Joshu Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 15:38 BST, 28 June 2024 | Updated: 16:08 BST, 28 June 2024 Health officials in California are soundi... read more

Surprising benefit of smaller breasts: ‘high lactose’ breastmilk that’s better for babies, study reveals

By Xantha Leatham, Deputy Science Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 13:37 BST, 28 June 2024 | Updated: 13:42 BST, 28 June 2024 The benefits of having a small... read more

Children handed smartphones to calm tantrums don’t learn how to control their emotions, new research shows

By Xantha Leatham Deputy Science Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 05:00 BST, 28 June 2024 | Updated: 05:00 BST, 28 June 2024 It can be all too tempting to h... read more

Have we been getting blood pressure wrong? Making NHS target figure lower could save thousands of lives

By Kate Pickles Health Editor Published: 23:54 BST, 27 June 2024 | Updated: 01:03 BST, 28 June 2024 Introducing a lower blood pressure target than the one curre... read more

Woman, 25, is left in a wheelchair after nurse performs ‘strange’ fat-removal procedure in her child’s bedroom

A woman in Brazil has been left in a wheelchair after a nurse gave her a ‘strange’ cosmetic procedure that took place outside the hospital in a chi... read more

Children handed smartphones to calm tantrums don’t learn how to control their emotions, new research shows

By Xantha Leatham For The Daily Mail Published: 13:44 BST, 27 June 2024 | Updated: 14:33 BST, 27 June 2024 It can be all too tempting to hand a fractious child ... read more

New sexism row engulfs the British Medical Association after conference chair accuses members of being ‘condescending’ and ‘belittling’ to women

Dr Latifa Patel said she had been disrespected and subject to ‘poor behaviours’  By Shaun Wooller Published: 01:07 BST, 27 June 2024 | Updated: 07:... read more

Heart valve disease which increases risk of strokes and heart attacks is lurking undiagnosed in ONE QUARTER of supposedly ‘healthy’ Brits, study finds

By Kate Pickles Health Editor Published: 00:39 BST, 27 June 2024 | Updated: 00:40 BST, 27 June 2024 More than a quarter of apparently healthy over-60s have undi... read more