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Doctors admit they can’t tell Covid apart from allergies or the common cold anymore – highlighting how mild virus has become

Covid patients are becoming harder to distinguish from those suffering from allergies or the common cold, doctors say. The most common symptoms of the virus are... read more

Bad influencers: Just 90 seconds of watching ‘ideal bodies’ on social media can negatively impact women’s mental health, study finds

Images of ‘ideal’ bodies and faces can contribute to eating disorders in women The researchers said filters allowed features to be enhanced to unrealistic ... read more

Fury as GMC removes word ‘mother’ from staff maternity guidance as part of ‘concerted effort’ to ignore women

Fury as GMC removes word ‘mother’ from staff maternity guidance as part of ‘concerted effort’ to ignore women Another document suggests ... read more

Biggest fans of the weekend lie in revealed: Map shows which countries are most likely to sleep in and how long for

– Preschool (3-5 years): 10-13 hours – School-age (6-13 years): 9-11 hours – Teen (14-17 years): 8-10 hours – Young adult (18-25) 7-9 ho... read more

Implanting pancreas cells from a donor into the liver of type 1 diabetes patients helps them live longer, research shows

One third of type 1 diabetes patients will eventually need a new kidney  Injecting special cells from a donor’s pancreas into the patient’s liver c... read more

Revolutionary treatment could save 5,000 patients from amputations each year as NHS watchdog considers new British research into critical limb ischaemia

Critical limb ischaemia is normally caused by lifestyle factors such as smoking The new treatment bypasses the old blockages and supplies blood to the foot  By... read more

Sleep expert: This one key thing could help solve your insomnia

By Jessica Hamilton Published: 10:50 BST, 16 September 2023 | Updated: 11:03 BST, 16 September 2023 When it comes to falling asleep, it pays to get into the rig... read more

Scientists create cancer-killing treatment they hope will annihilate most aggressive tumours

Glioblastoma is considered the most aggressive tumor that can form in the brain. Senator John McCain was diagnosed with one in July 2017. Patients have a 10 per... read more

Children face THREE WEEK self-isolation if they’ve not had measles jab amid a rapid rise in the disease

By Xantha Leatham and John Ely Senior Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 02:40 BST, 15 September 2023 | Updated: 08:46 BST, 15 September 2023 The rapid r... read more

Toddler ‘lucky to be alive’ after swallowing eight NEEDLES on his family’s farm that were meant for injecting animals

By Luke Andrews Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 18:47 BST, 14 September 2023 | Updated: 18:48 BST, 14 September 2023 A two-year-old boy has been sa... read more

Now the CDC wants to monitor your POOP to track flu outbreaks – after pioneering ‘wastewater surveillance’ during Covid pandemic

Wastewater surveillance was pioneered during the pandemic to track variants The CDC said it could now be used for RSV and flu during the upcoming winter READ MO... read more

Shocking moment surgeons cut two 6ft iron rods from man, 21, who was impailed in his stomach and chest after falling from multi-storey building

The 21-year-old was lying on a hospital bed awake as medics hacked away The metal rods narrowly missed the patient’s liver, heart and bowel By Chloe Louis... read more

I’m a doctor – this is why you should NEVER use scratched pans

Dr Poonam Desai posted on TikTok explaining why she throws out chipped pans Scratched nonstick pans can ‘leech millions of microplastics into our foodR... read more

Ambulance crews lost 2million hours stuck in queues outside hospitals last year, bosses warn

868,000  hours were lost to handover delays which lasted more than an hour Around 10 per cent of these patients were ‘put at risk of additional harm̵... read more

One in workers receiving fertility treatment quit their jobs over ‘way they were treated’, survey suggests

Researchers surveyed 2,000 people in the UK who have had fertility treatment 43% said they had faced negative comments and attitudes from colleagues By Xantha L... read more

Dentist reveals why clearing your nose is as important as brushing teeth before bed

Snoring affects 30 million people in the UK with 58 per cent aged 50 to 59 As a person breathes the moving air causes the tissue to flutter making noise By Chlo... read more

Now NHS bosses hand out £83,000 contract – to test the slippiness of floors in hospitals and surgeries!

Now NHS bosses hand out £83,000 contract – to test the slippiness of floors in hospitals and surgeries! NHS Lanarkshire wants to test floors across 60 pr... read more

Get ready for Covid vaccine PILLS! Researchers develop oral shot that kills virus BEFORE it infects the body

Researchers in Japan have developed a Covid vaccine in pill form When given to monkeys, it saw them develop the necessary antibodies READ MORE: FDA approves new... read more

Long-term sick leave from work poses a ‘serious’ threat to Britain’s public finances, report warns

Long-term sickness has become a ‘serious fiscal threat,’ a new IPPR report warns There are now a record 2.6million British people out of work due to... read more

CDC recommends new Covid booster vaccine for every American over the age of SIX MONTHS this fall – to curb rising infection rates

By Luke Andrews Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 22:32 BST, 12 September 2023 | Updated: 22:59 BST, 12 September 2023 Health chiefs today recommende... read more

Texas man in his 30s dies from flesh-eating bacterial infection he caught from eating raw oysters

By Luke Andrews Health Reporter For Dailymail.Com Published: 20:53 BST, 12 September 2023 | Updated: 20:53 BST, 12 September 2023 A Texas man in his 30s has di... read more

FDA rules TODAY that Benadryl and Sudafed from pharmacy shelves don’t work

Phenylephrine is everywhere and every nasal decongestant contains it The vote deeming it ineffective paves the way for it to be pulled frpm market  READ MORE:... read more

Results are in! Experts reveal truth about eating black watermelon seeds

Watermelon has long been haunted by a damaging old wives’ tale  Few believe the myth these days, but concern about the black seeds remains Studies sugges... read more

Pay increases may not be enough to stop the exodus of personnel from NHS, survey finds

Stress, high workload and understaffing primary factors driving staff from NHS Researchers surveyed 1,958 staff on eight reasons for leaving NHS employment By S... read more