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'Most effective' foods to lose weight fast during menopause - 'aim for five a day'

MENOPAUSE is a time when women experience several body changes and other physical symptoms, one of the most common ones being weight gain. A celebrity nutritionist shared with Express.co.uk the foods women should be having if they want to speed up the weight loss process and slim down in time for the summer holidays.


Want to see a GP in-person? You've got a one in four chance

EXCLUSIVE: An NHS source told MailOnline that of the 27.5million GP appointments carried out across England in May, just 27 per cent were both in-person and with a real doctor.


Irish dad-of-three left in wheelchair after unprovoked one-punch attack

Ciaran Moore, originally from Camross, Co Laois, now living in Dorchester, Boston, was on a Christmas night out with his wife and friends when a fellow pub-goer dealt him a single blow


How to Manage Arthritis Flare-Ups, According to an Orthopedic Surgeon

Arthritis is a common painful disorder that causes tenderness and swelling of the joints. Here's how to cope with an arthritis flare-up.


If You Bought This Common Medication at Walmart, Stop Using it Now

The U.S. CPSC announced a recall of Lidocaine Topical Anesthetic Cream sold by Walmart due to potential poisoning risk.


Blood pressure checks in BETTING SHOPS as part of NHS shake-up

From today 42 new integrated care systems will take charge of health and care in England as part of a major overhaul of NHS services in England which will see services working closer together.


Are your sniffles caused by hay fever, a cold or Covid?

With Covid now starting to make a resurgence - with one in 40 Britons struck down by the virus on any given day - it has become increasingly difficult to tell apart the virus from colds and hay fever.


Louise Thompson back in hospital as partner Ryan says he's 'holding on by a thread'

Louise Thompson's partner Ryan Libbey has shared an emotional message saying the reality TV star s back in hospital seven months after giving birth


High cholesterol: The one meal of the day you shouldn't skip - could elevate cholesterol

HIGH cholesterol is a condition known to rarely present with symptoms. Despite this, it is a condition known to have sizeable impacts on cardiovascular health. While some lifestyle measures can be taken to reduce its impact, there is one thing people should never do.


Travis Barker pancreatitis – what is it and first symptoms as he's hospitalised

Music fans were in shock this week when newlywed Travis Barker was seen on a stretcher making his way to hospital. The drummer was diagnosed with pancreatitis. Who is at risk of the condition?


What Covid? The isolated British island barely touched by the pandemic

While the rest of the world is still reeling from the effects of lockdowns and mask-mandates, the past two years have been business as usual for the 250 residents on Tristan da Cunha.


Spain introduces new beach rule that could see many Irish tourists fined

Anyone caught smoking on the beaches in Barcelona will now be fined €30


Meghan Markle launches rallying cry ahead of upcoming US election 'We have to vote!'

MEGHAN MARKLE has launched a rallying cry ahead of the upcoming US election, calling on people to vote.


UK farmers on red alert after livestock struck with mystery illness: ‘Worry for industry'

UK farmers are on red alert after livestock started suffering from a mystery illness on a Norfolk farm- while foot and mouth disease was ruled out, officials are still scrambling to identify the cause behind the sick animal's symptoms.


'Pretty remarkable' Queen is riding beloved horses again in incredible comeback

THE Queen is back riding her beloved horses months after her health forced her to give up the hobby, according to reports.


Ideal temperature to ‘effectively' clean bed sheets - ‘guaranteed to kill bacteria!'

WONDERING how often you should wash your bed sheets? Express.co.uk spoke to an expert.


England's GP crisis laid bare: A SIXTH of posts are vacant

Doctors have warned the staffing crisis means patients are not be getting the care they need and burnt out GPs are having to 'pick up the burden'. The results are from a snapshot poll of UK GPs.


Signs You Have High LDL Cholesterol

If left untreated, high cholesterol can lead to serious health conditions such as heart disease and stroke.


If You Notice This On Your Fingernails, Get Checked for Cancer, Experts Warn

Hidden melanoma can sometimes appear on surprising parts of the body. If you see this on your fingernails, get checked for cancer.


Signs you Have a Meningococcal Disease, Say Doctors

Here are five signs you have meningococcal disease, according to experts. Read on to ensure your health and the health of others.


High blood pressure: The four foods exposed to 'forever' chemicals through their packaging

Forever chemicals, also known as PFAS, have been flagged as dangerous to human health for several reasons, but only recently has the risk of high blood pressure been raised in studies.


Scientists want a POO BANK to prepare for more faecal transplants

Putting your poo on ice to one day use the good bacteria within to heal a variety of maladies could soon be an option for those who can afford the storage fees, a team of Harvard experts say.


Doctor warns hatred of patients could make care worse

Dr Joan Naidorf, who has nearly 30 years of experience on wards in Alexandria, Virginia, said medics judge patients just like anyone else.


Surprising Habits That Shrink Your "Belly Fat"

Visceral fat sits deep within the abdomen, around organs like the liver, pancreas and intestines, and it can cause serious health issues.


TikTok horror warning: 'Very risky' viral trend can cause cancer and kidney damage

A TIKTOK tanning trend has caused concern after youngsters have been shown using nasal tanning sprays that can cause skin cancer, claims an expert.


Deborah James' final wish - 'check your poo' after battling bowel cancer to the very end

Dame Deborah James' family announced her death in a statement on her Instagram page. She lost her battle to stage 4 bowel cancer, which she was diagnosed with in 2016


Doing This at Night Could Lead to Heart Failure, Study Warns

If you suffer from sleep apnea, it could put you at increased risk of heart failure. Here's how to know if you need to worry, and what to do.


RuPaul's Drag Race star Charity Kase opens up about living with HIV

Harry Whitfield, better known by his stage name Charity Kase, has spoken out about what it's like to live with HIV and the misconceptions that many people have


Will Covid drug Evusheld be offered to Brits who don't respond to jab?

Evusheld, developed by AstraZeneca, was approved by drug regulators in March after a study showed it reduced the chances of Covid infections by 80 per cent.


Michael Mosley weight loss: Certain fruits to remove from your diet for fast weight loss

Dr Michael Mosley has suggested that people should remove fruits from their daily diet if they are looking to lose weight.


Doing This When You Talk Could Be an Early Alzheimer's Sign, Study Warns

Speech changes—including using filler words and pauses when you talk—can signal early Alzheimer's, a 2018 study says.


Brad Pitt: ‘Nobody believes me' - The actor details unusual battle with face blindness

BRAD PITT said he has a condition "nobody believes" him about, which he claims is responsible for his reputation of aloofness and self-absorption. In the same interview, he opened up about struggling with loneliness.


Habits Secretly Increasing Your Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Say Medical Experts

The pancreas is deep inside the body, so early tumors can’t be seen or felt by health care providers during routine physical exams.


'A new jab for patients with high blood pressure could replace daily tablets'

Dr Miriam Stoppard looks into research that could revolutionise how hypertension is treated in this country. An injectable drug to treat high cholesterol was recently tested and approved for use


Warning that 'sock lines' around the ankles could be an early sign of heart disease

Mild peripheral oedema is common but it could also indicate serious heart issues


Weight loss: Get summer ready with simple diet hacks that allow you to 'enjoy' food

Summer may be here but experts warn people not to make dramatic changes to their diet as it can have a lasting impact.


Heart transplants from pigs move a step closer

The US Food and Drug Administration is said to be drawing up plans to make it easier for researchers to study a larger number of patients. So far there have only a handful of one-off xenotransplantations.


The Biggest Party Animal of the Zodiac, According to Astrologers

Astrologers say the biggest party animal zodiac sign is Leo, as they bring people together and create scenes with their performative ways.


Bret Michaels apologises to fans after being hospitalised hours before Poison gig

Bret Michaels' Poison bandmates took to the stage in Nashville on Thursday night to explain that the singer had been hospitalised and as a result, they wouldn't be performing. Bret addressed the matter on Friday morning with a lengthy message to fans


How to protect skin naturally: Top 10 diet and food swaps to ‘repair' damaged skin

SKIN plays a vital role in protecting the body, making it key to look after yours at all costs. Certain diet swaps could effectively aid with skin repair - and even boost a natural tan. Express.co.uk spoke to a nutritionist to find out the best fruits and vegetables for your skin.


Glenn Hoddle embraces life after heart attack as he enjoys 'special night' at The Eagles

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle described his night watching The Eagles as "special to me" following his near-fatal heart attack in 2018


Health Mistakes No One Over 40 Should Make

We all have a bad habit or two, but for men over 40, there's certain health mistakes that should be avoided at all costs.


Girl diagnosed with cancer after GP dismissed lumps as viral infection

A lump on the neck of Imogen Selvester, a young girl from Tamworth, Staffordshire which medics initially suspected was caused by a viral infection was eventually revealed to be a rare type of cancer.


Could haemophilia be 'cured' by new gene therapy costing £2.5m a jab?

In trials, a single jab of Roctavian left nine in ten patients symptom-free and no longer in need of the daily injections usually required to control their condition.


Keto expert shares how to make easy changes to diet for weight loss - ‘it's a breeze!'

Keto is a popular diet which consists of eating foods low in carbs but high in healthy fats. It is believed to help boost the metabolism, promoting fat loss. 


'I didn't want to go to work': Woman shares impressive skin transformation after 27 years

ECZEMA is a skin condition usually associated with children and toddlers, but adults suffer from it too. Beauty therapist Christy Ironside had eczema for 27 years, as did her baby Frankie. After various treatments, Christy eventually found one that worked for her and her son.


These Symptoms Can Mean You Have Kidney Damage

Detecting chronic kidney disease is important for early treatment, especially as many people won’t recognise the symptoms.


If You Have This Blood Type, Be Worried About Your Health

Your blood type can reveal much more about your health than you think! Certain blood types are associated more with specific diseases.


If You Notice This While Cooking, It Could Be an Early Sign of Alzheimer's

If you struggle to follow recipes while cooking, it may be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, experts warn. Here's what you need to know.


Letting doctors WFH to do the 'school run' could help solve GP crisis

EXCLUSIVE: One example given was that GPs could do the school run then nip home and 'do some online consultations', a medical conference in London was told.