The US population is set to continue to increase as life expectancies grow longer, but after 2062, declining birth rates will drive the population down by 2100, University of Washington scientist...
A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the virus.
Regulators expanded the number of potentially toxic hand sanitizers contaminated with methanol to 59 products made by 13 companies after cautioning against nine products last month.
While social distancing means it's currently barred, new research has revealed that a limp handshake or a weak grip could be an early warning sign of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Prostate cancer has been convincingly linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) for the first time.
There has long been debate about supplements - whether they can boost your health by 'supplementing' the nutrients you get from food or whether they are merely expensive placebos.
As young people are coming to represent a larger and larger proportion of coronavirus infections, UC San Francisco researchers found high rates of medical and behavioral risks.
Since 2011, Good Health has been telling the stories of women whose lives had been devastated by problems with the plastic tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) inserted to treat incontinence and prola...
TV presenter and Strictly winner Ore Oduba, 34, reveals he has a phobia of birds and their 'beady eyes' and said he wouldn't want to live forever as 'life is about making the most of it and livin...
DR MARTIN SCURR: There will be millions of people, like my nonagenarian neighbour, need medical assessment provided in person. DR CLARE GERADA: It gives the GP more time.
Vicky Jacobs, 48, created a multimedia campaign to raise awareness of the disease that was to take her life, ovarian cancer. The campaign features Kate Winslet who lost her mother Sally to the ca...
When the village of Whaley Bridge's dam in Derbyshire was nearing breaking point in August 2019's floods, pharmacist Raj Modi refused to leave until people had their prescriptions.
Florida reported more than 12,000 new cases on Monday - more than all of Europe combined. With 278,667 cases, the state is now exceeded by only eight countries for the most COVID-19 cases.
An eye implant measuring just 0.2mm by 1mm could revolutionise the treatment of glaucoma, a condition that affects 500,000 Britons and is a leading cause of blindness.
Some evidence suggests the triple MMR jab, given to millions of British children since its introduction in the UK in 1988, could be a powerful weapon in the battle against coronavirus.
The US recorded it's most-ever coronavirus cases at 63,000 and it's second-highest ever fatalities at 990 deaths. Florida also reported it's most ever deaths.
The braces being offered are known as aligners - removable moulds that fit over the teeth to gently move them into new positions, and highly effective when used under dentist's supervision .
Barney Calman, pictured with former Olympic triple jumper Michelle Robinson ahead of testing the theory that carbohydrate in food broken down into single sugar molecules have the same impact on b...
The new surgical technique requires fewer staff and Instead of being put to sleep, the patient has an injection containing a local anaesthetic and adrenaline.
DR ELLIE CANNON this week tells a worried reader that our understanding of cholesterol has changed dramatically over the past 20 years so that is why advice is changing.
Chronic wounds - ulcers and cuts, usually on the legs and feet, that fail to heal - cost the NHS £5 billion every year, but Zoom consultations are helping GPs manage the problem.
A study found that face coverings reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission by a third, though some people on the internet fear using protection will cause them brain damage.
A new report from the CDC found that ER visits for sports-related traumatic brain injuries in children under age 17 dropped by 32% from 2012 to 2018 after rising over the last decade.
DR MAX PEMBERTON: I am increasingly worried that during lockdown - confined to the home with no structure and isolated from friends and family - many more will have fallen victim to online gambli...
More than 32,000 cases of the 'unknown pneumonia' have been reported in Kazakhstan from June 29 to July 5, along with 451 deaths compared to 53,021 coronavirus cases and 296 deaths.
In a new study from Johns Hopkins University, researchers found the coronavirus fatality rate to 39 deaths per 100 000 prisoners, which is three times higher than that of the American population.
A new study from the University of Arizona found that N99 masks, which filter out 99% of particles, lowered the risk by 99% in 30-second settings and by 94% in 20-minute scenarios,
The US set a record-high 62,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, breaking the previous single-day record of 60,000 set on Tuesday.
Masks prevent both forms of coronavirus transmission, either through respiratory droplets or aerosol particles, and decrease the risk of being infected by 65%, researchers say.
Thousands of women who have suffered life-changing injuries as a result of vaginal-mesh operations are set to be vindicated by a landmark inquiry.
Dr Yochai Re'em, a third-year psychiatry resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, has been experiencing coronavirus symptoms such abdominal pain, nausea and leg discomfort since March.
DailyMail.com spoke to experts who explained how a reopenings, the rise in young people getting coronavirus and changes in testing criteria in the US may be delaying a death spike, and why it may...
David Heymann, a top expert on infectious diseases, said in London today that more research is needed to test if the virus can stay alive in a plane's air circulation system.
A new study found from Cedar-Sinai in Los Angeles found those who took PPIs once daily had a 2.15 times greater risk of contracting COVID-19 compared to those not taking the medication.
Wondering where to buy a face mask or face covering in the UK? Wearing face coverings in shops will also be mandatory from July 10 in Scotland.
New research published this month by King's College London, found that nearly two-thirds of people in the UK have been sleeping badly since lockdown began.
In a new study from Yale School of Public Health, researchers found that least one-third of all asymptomatic cases have to be identified and isolated for the outbreak to be brought under control.
Even as states tempered their Fourth of July celebrations, record-setting rolling seven day average case increases were hit in 14 states, with Florida and Texas among the hardest hit.
A new CDC report found that five times as many Hispanic employees were infected with the novel coronavirus as black workers and eight times more than Asian employees.
The idea comes from a recent study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which looked at the habits of the Hadza tribe who live in Tanzania, East Africa.
Dr Asish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, said on TODAY that wearing mask will not only curb rising infections but will also prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed.
At least 60% of people need to have contracted coronavirus for it to not be able to spread throughout a community, but a new study has found that only 5% of people in Spain have antibodies.
JULIE COOK: The pain radiating from my abdomen was worse than childbirth. It began on Christmas Eve. I was at home with our children while my husband - a musician - was at work.
JENNY KLEEMAN: The more we understand reproductive medicine, the more likely it is that full ectogenesis will become possible one day.
DR MARTIN SCURR: Osteoarthritis begins with inflammation, and leads to the gradual loss of cushioning cartilage from the end of the bones that comprise the joint.
As many as 2,985 people in England died from antibiotic-resistant infections in 2018; and 60,788 patients were infected - a rise of nearly ten per cent over the previous year.
The garment is worn round the clock to measure changes in temperature and identify sweating caused by the hot flushes many menopausal women suffer.
Can a supplement or gadget stop you feeling tired? Dr Najia Shaikh, an NHS GP based in London and at the One Skin Clinic in Harley Street, assessed products that claim to help to do just that.
Never has there been a time when this campaign is so important. Over the next four weeks, we're asking you to nominate NHS workers who've gone out of their way to care.
About 200 of 1,200 clinical trials looked at anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for coronavirus, but fewer than 25 studies examined dexamethasone or remdesivir.
A new study from the CDC found that between February 2020 and March 2020, prescriptions for the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine increase by 86.2% from 367, 346 to 683,999.
Scientists have found that a stricter bedtime may reduce the risk of teenagers getting asthma. The University of Alberta also discovered that using smartphones late at night may make this worse.
The new implant, called Magseed, acts as a marker, allowing surgeons to flag and remove only cancerous nodes, sparing the healthy ones.
DR ELLIE CANNON: We are not seeing a second wave. In fact, lockdowns such as the one in Leicester, as painful as they'll be, are the way we're going to avoid one.
Over the past six months, the MoS has lifted the lid on the secretive talks between NHS England and drug company Vertex on access to cystic fibrosis drugs.
Conditions like depression and anxiety leave mothers less likely to attend appointments where injections are given to protect under-fives from diseases (stock photo).
DR MAX PEMBERTON: Researchers from Pennsylvania found that people who reported high levels of criticism from their partner were more than twice as likely to die prematurely.
A Henry Ford Health System study of more than 2,500 patients found that death rates were 50% lower among those treated with hydroxychlrooquine. The results suggest the drug works if used early.
A new study from the La Jolla Institute found that the most dominant strain of the virus was a mutation of the original variant called G614, which can replicate itself more easily than the origin...
In a new study, led by McGill University Health Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, sensitivity rates for coronavirus antibody tests ranged between 66% and 97.8.%.
A new study from the University of Cambridge has found that naked mole-rats have molecules and cells that surround other naked mole rat cells prevent them from turning into tumors.
Hand sanitizer should be at least 60% alcohol in order to kill germs. But the antimicrobial substance is also highly flammable. Fire departments are warning Americans to stick to hand-washing Sat...
Data obtained by the New York Times shows that mortality rates for COVID-19 patients are as low as 11 percent at private Manhattan hospitals, and over 40 percent at public outer-borough hospitals...
A new study found that, of more than 1,900 patients either in the ER or hospitalized with coronavirus, 1.6% suffered an ischemic stroke compared to 0.2% of flu patients.
A new study from the University of Birmingham has found that children who woke up in the middle of the night frequently at 18 months old were more likely to suffer from psychosis.
Models created by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia predict that cases will only continue to surge in these states, as well as 'spread' to towns and along interstates as people travel this ...
Coronavirus antibodies were detected in about 2.3% of blood samples for patients at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City starting the week ending on February 23, earlier than previously believed...
A new study found the number of 'excess' deaths was 122,300, about 28% higher than the official coronavirus death count, meaning as many as 27,000 deaths were missed.
Volunteers who received two shots of the low or medium vaccine dose generated levels of neutralizing antibodies between 1.8 and 2.8 times greater than those seen in recovered patients.
New daily coronavirus infections are surging in the US, with more than 47,000 new cases confirmed Tuesday, with record highs hit in Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma, and five other states.
Deepak Gulati, 71, from New York City, began feeling tightness in his chest on June 18. It continued over the next two days before doctors told him he has suffered a massive heart attack.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that the US 'struck a deal' to buy 100% of next month's supply and 90% of Gilead's remdesivir for August and September.
In a new international study, researchers found that coronavirus-infected droplets can evaporate in condition with temperatures around 86F and relative humidity above 50%.
At the beginning of the pandemic, China was in its own cluster and the remaining 207 countries were in another. By April, China moved out of the worst group and the UK and US moved in.
Only 46% of the 350 covid-positive people interviewed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention knew they'd been exposed, and nearly 85% of those with jobs had to leave home to work.
Just 18 states, including Illinois, Massachusetts New York, New Jersey and Virginia, are doing enough testing to mitigate the coronavirus, and four states have done enough to suppress the virus.
Doctors in Wuhan revealed earlier this month that the death rate among Covid-19 patients taking the drug for their diabetes was significantly lower than for a similar group of patients not takin...
When Charlie Coulton regained consciousness after 42 days in intensive care fighting Covid-19 - half of that time on a ventilator - he wondered if he had woken up in a science fiction film.
An outbreak that began with one prison staffer spread to 35 inmates. WIthin two months, 71 out of 98 inmates that shared dorms with them were infected, a new CDC report revealed Monday.
Fever is one of the major tell-tale signs of infection with coronavirus - when we come down with an infection, our temperature can rise as part of our immune response to kill it off.
Peanut butter has overtaken jam as our breakfast spread of choice, with sales up 35.5 per cent over the past 12 weeks. So how healthy are they? Helen Bond, a dietitian assesses.
DR MARTIN SCURR: My husband has pitting oedema and the doctor says there is no cure. Is this the case, and is it safe for him to take a long flight with this condition?
The loss of a baby, whether through miscarriage or stillbirth, is something women may carry with them all their lives. Yet it remains a taboo subject, with many often suffering in silence.
Pamela LeBlanc and Jimmy Harvey, from Austin, Texas, were tested for the coronavirus at Austin Emergency Room. Harvey paid $199 but LeBlanc was charged $6,408 by insurance.
Approximately 100,000 people died from Alzheimer's disease and dementia between February 2020 and May 2020, about 15,000 more than would have normally occurred.
One of the most striking pictures of the weekend was the sight of the Prime Minister prone on the floor of his Downing Street office doing press-ups. But are they really the key to fitness?
Blacks are 2.5 times more likely to use mass transit than whites, and 3.5 times more likely to die of coronavirus, which researchers say could be linked to subways and buses.
As many as a third of coronavirus patients may have gastrointestinal symptoms, and diarrhea and nausea are more common in younger patients who now make up half of new US cases.
While certainly not for the faint-hearted, the method involves three minimally invasive procedures, each lasting less than two hours.
DR ELLIE CANNON: The Mail on Sunday's GP discusses the impact of thousands heading to the seaside, the changing distancing regulations and more in this week's column.
Anthony Usher lost his brother Elliott, pictured together, last year and now his own health his faltering, but there is hope after a 'Holy Grail' drug was given the green light by the safety regu...
DR ELLIE CANNON: It feels like we are a nation divided - over whether or not we plan to go for a pint next Saturday.
AIDY SMITH: A voice roared from across the train carriage: 'Will someone shut that kid up!' I was eight years old at the time. But 20 years later, those words still make me wince.
Many patients have damaged muscles that can't hold a new shoulder joint in place, but surgeons have now created an implant that's the opposite of a normal shoulder.
MARIAM AL-ROUBI: The lockdown has given Britain something it did not need - an even more sedentary lifestyle.
An Axios/Ipsos poll found that Northeasterners are the most mask-compliant, about half of all Americans report 'always' wearing masks, and states there tend to have lower Covid transmission rates...
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Smiling broadly, with his arm round Charles, who is snuggled into his son's shoulder, it radiates warmth, affection and fun.
The drug abiraterone cuts the risk of men dying within three years by a third, but tablets are only on the NHS for patients who've had chemotherapy or stopped responding to standard drugs.
A new study from Wuhan, China, found that mice mothers fed a high-fat diet led to an over-expression of a gene that is usually abnormally expressed in various types of cancer,
Cases increased by nearly four percent more than average after the return of early spring breakers to their schools' counties, according to Ball State University and Vanderbilt University researc...
A new CDC report has found that more than 31% of pregnant women were hospitalized compared to 6% of non-pregnant women, putting mothers-to-be at a five times greater risk.
A study from the UK found that dexamethasone, a steroid found to help reduce death rates in severely ill coronavirus patients, was not beneficial in those with mild or early stage cases.
Carsyn Davis, 17, of Fort Myers, Florida, was admitted to Golisano Children's Hospital on June 19 and was transferred to the ICU on June 21. She passed away on June 23.
A CDC report on the infamous spring break trip to Cabo San Lucas taken by 211 UT Austin students in March reveals that the infection spread to four people who were not on the ill-fated vacation.
Texas Medical Center in Houston said 97% of its ICU beds are occupied, and its normal occupancy rate is 70% to 80% while a model predicts daily cases in Houston will surge to 4,578 by July 18.
Harvard University epidemiologists found that black Americans alone lost 45,777 years of potential life - 37% than did white people, despite making up a much smaller portion of the overall US pop...
A new study from the University of Athens in Greece found that 14% of coronavirus patients in a control group died compared to 1.8% in the group receiving colchicine, an old gout drug.
A three-day 'herd immunity' music festival is scheduled to take place in Ringle, Wisconsin, from July 16 to July 18 with a maximum of 2,500 people so attendees can allegedly socially distance.
In one of the world's largest coronavirus studies to-date, University of Minnesota researchers found that metformin may stem inflammation for diabetic and obese women to lower their death risks.
Two retired US government scientists tested the virus's survival against UV rays, but two outside experts say that sun may 'clean up' spare virus in the air but will not stop transmissions.
Mother-of-four Victoria Gray, 34, of Forest, Mississippi, says the controversial gene-editing tool CRISPR has helped alleviate her of severe bouts of pain due to sickle cell disease.
In a new study, led by Stanford University, researchers found Americans from ages 50 to 64, the risk of being hospitalized is one in 852,000 and the risk of dying is one in 19.1 million.
A new study led by Penn State University has found that up to 10% of all outpatient visits in states such as New York, outpatient visits could not be explained by the flu or other seasonal viruse...
Terri Herrington, 49, of Pensacola, Florida, donated her kidney to Jeffery Granger, 59, who received his first donated kidney from her late husband, Bryan, who died in a work-related accident.
People who are cursing their hay fever right now may want to think again. A growing body of evidence suggests that everyday allergies could actually offer some protection against Covid-19.
In a warning letter, the FDA said nine hand sanitizers made by Mexico-based Eskbiochem SA de CV contain methanol, an alcohol that can be toxic if absorbed or ingested.
DR MARTIN SCURR: If hair growth is restored - and it takes two or three months to be certain - then the next stage is a re-challenge, where you try the original medication again.
Antibody tests are still held up as our way out of lockdown - at the very least, allowing healthcare workers to assist vulnerable patients, and even cancer patients to undergo treatment.
A new report from the CDC found that emergency room visits for heart attacks fell by 23% for strokes fell by 20% and for uncontrolled high blood sugar levels decreased by 10%.
Thousands of meatpacking plant workers have contracted coronavirus, and scientists think the cold, windy conditions of the processing factories may fuel the virus's spread.
Most people have a scar. However, you may not have to live with yours, as there are a host of products that claim to minimise them.
Physical contact activates receptors in the skin that are connected to the brain, helping to create a psychological bond with others.
The drug comes in a pre-loaded auto‑injector device for use at home, and is to be offered to those who have already had a heart attack and are at risk of another.
JENNI MURRAY: Time and again, just as I began to think I could enjoy food again, I'd find I weighed even more than I had before.
New research shows that at least one such diagnostic tool, called Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (or PHQ-9), seriously increases the likelihood of people being diagnosed as depressed.
A new study from Florida State University College of Medicine found older adults reported slightly increased levels of loneliness at the outset but it leveled off following stay-at-home orders.
Rick Weber, 52, from New York, learned that the pain in his back and legs was being caused by cardiac amyloidosis, abnormal protein deposits in his heart that didn't allow blood to flow properly.
The treatment, which can now be used more widely in the NHS, involves injecting a medical glue to seal problematic veins. It takes 20 minutes and requires a single dose of local anaesthetic.
Studies and trials have shown five days of treatment, or less, can be just as effective at blasting away tumours (pictured: Karen Davis, 52, whose breast cancer radiotherapy took five days).
Fidget spinners are making a comeback - as a medical device. Scientists in South Korea and India have developed a hand-held gadget, closely resembling the toy, which can rapidly detect UTIs.
The failure of health watchdogs to clamp down on companies selling weight loss injections may have put thousands of Britons at risk of potentially life-threatening health problems, warned experts...
Six months ago, Nicole Adams (pictured) was in intensive care at Belfast City Hospital and critically ill with cystic fibrosis. Within hours of taking her first dose of Trikafta, she began to fee...
DR ELLIE CANNON: I decided to become a tiny part of the way out and volunteered to become a human guinea pig for one of the two coronavirus vaccines being developed in the UK.
While severe depression can ruin lives, there are many people who, while not clinically depressed, endure an existence blighted by negative thinking.
Two lots of Children's Robitussin Honey Cough and Chest Congestion DM and one lot of Children's Dimetapp Cold and Cough were shipped with dosing cups that are missing marks for 10mL.
A trial of plasma from COVID-19 survivors to treat people still sick with coronavirus at the University of Pennsylvania is among the first in the world to include women who are expecting.
A medical review found women who have the 'kinder' treatment, known as mild IVF, are just as likely to get pregnant as those undergoing conventional IVF.
The majority of Americans believe the costs of their insurance, drugs and health care will rise in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic as it triggers demand and shortagesa new Gallup poll reveal...
SAb Biotherapeutics have genetically engineered cows to give them part-human immune systems, allowing them to produce large amounts of antibodies against the novel coronavirus.
Melanie Montano, 32, of Teaneck, New Jersey, tested positive for coronavirus in March and still experiences symptoms such as difficultly breathing despite testing negative in May .
A new study from Harvard University found that African Americans were about 12% less likely than whites to know that a person can become infected by touching a contaminated surface.
A new study from MD Anderson Cancer Center found that participants who didn't die of cancer spent nearly double the amount of time working out at moderate- or high-intensity levels.
Stephen Bancel, the CEO of Moderna Therapeutics, believes the company's coronavirus vaccine has an 80% to 90% chance of being approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Getting plenty of exercise prevents 26,600 early deaths in the UK every year - and almost four million around the world, a study shows.
University of North Carolina scientists found that the nostrils are dense with receptors for coronavirus, which multiplies there, and may move to the lungs of some people while they sleep.
A new CDC report released on Wednesday found that nearly 80% of hospitalized patients in Atlanta were black, making them six times more likely to need hospitalization than white patients.
Without school routines, balanced regular meals, recess and PE, kids all along the East Coast have packed on anywhere from two to 10bls since schools shut down in March, a Total Shape survey foun...
A new study from Columbia University found that of 25 coronavirus patients flipped onto their stomachs, 19 of them saw their oxygen saturation levels increase to 95% or greater.
According to data from The New York Times, the five largest-known coronavirus clusters across the US are in correctional institutions, prison complexes and jails including two in Ohio.
Officials at the American Red Cross hope testing for coronavirus antibodies will increase the number of blood donations, which have fallen by 86,000 since the start of the pandemic,