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Vanellope Hope Wilkins was due to be delivered on Christmas Eve before a rare condition meant she had to be born prematurely by c-section in November at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 4:39 am
Diet soda - in reasonable amounts - has been linked to elevated risks for dementia, heart disease, diabetes, disrupted gut flora and more, so drinking 12 cans of Diet Coke a day could really wreak havoc.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 4:17 am
Shirali Patel, who achieved A* grades at Harrow, was forced to restart her medicine degree at Cambridge University after spending three months in hospital with meningitis W.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 1:18 am
Maxwell revealed that his only symptom was exhaustion, which he assumed was from traveling. But a biopsy in April 2016 confirmed his diagnosis. He only missed two days of filming.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 12:00 am
Dr Siobhan Banks and Crystal Grant, a PhD student, who are both based at the University of South Australia, claim that getting a good sleep can be 'tough'.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:31 pm
A study from Northwestern University revealed that 92 percent of physicians would prescribe marijuana to children with cancer, but those who were certified to do so were reluctant.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:58 pm
A recent study found that birth control was linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. But a doctor from Brigham & Women's Hospital explains why the benefits can outweigh the risks.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:58 pm
As a developmental scientist, Kristen Dunfield of Concordia University spends most of her time researching children's trust, how trust develops and what happens when it's broken.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:19 pm
The FDA has sent a warning letter to the makers of Coco Loko, a snort-able chocolate powder that the administration says encourages drug abuse and poses health risks.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:07 pm
Kristin Freeze, 35, from Mississippi, underwent a complete neck dissection to remove a tumor and 18 lymph nodes just weeks after giving birth to her son when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:53 pm
Dr Ford Vox, a brain specialist at Atlanta's Shepherd Center, has broken down moments in Donald Trump's presidency which he believes to show symptoms of predementia.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 7:37 pm
Researchers from the University of Wollongong in Australia found that improvements in palliative care have made death more comfortable. But not everyone who needs the care, receives it.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 6:01 pm
Sherri Coleman recently spent a week paralysed, imprisoned in her upstairs bedroom, because her doctors say they can’t give her the drug she needs.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:08 pm
When little Zed Merrick scolded himself with a boiling cup of tea, his mother Nicky thought he would be left permanently scarred. But pioneering 'spray on' skin has left the boy with no lasting marks.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 4:56 pm
Max Lowery – a 27-year-old former competitive sprinter from London – gives his tips. He has shared a video of exercises that you can fit in over the festive period to stay in shape.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 4:13 pm
Doctors at Leeds General Infirmary, who treated the unidentified patient and reported the strange case in a medical journal, said the shigella flexneri bacteria caused his reactive arthritis. (stock)
Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:48 pm
Tawny Willoughby's viral 2015 selfie posted from Kentucky showed her face covered in blisters to show the damage of sunbeds. UNC doctors compared the nurse's impact to that of celebrities.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:46 pm
Researchers from the University of British Columbia found augmented reality encourages gamers to interact with others, boosting the game's success chances.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:01 pm
While 86 percent of Americans work at a desk, few of us know how to offset the damage, experts warn. We spoke to a cardiologist, optometrist and a personal trainer about how to gain control.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:28 pm
Vegans who do not get enough protein and vitamin B12, which are nutrients found in animal products, have lower energy and acne. New York dietitians weigh in on how to properly diet.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:07 pm
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Emelle Lewis, 22, from Huddersfield, started losing weight at 15 after thinking she was too 'fat' to get a boyfriend. Her spiral into anorexia saw her hospitalised seven times.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:01 pm
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota found emoticons are just as reliable as lengthy questionnaires in assessing cancer sufferers' moods but in a 'universal' language.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:33 pm
Half of non-smoking, middle-aged people with a healthy weight have clogged arteries, found researchers from the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:14 pm
Olivia Pearsall, 18, from Birmingham, said she had always been overweight growing up and was constantly targeted by classmates who teased her about her figure.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:59 pm
Martyn Lloyd-Kelly prided himself on his clean driving record, with not even a minor scrape during the 11 years that he’d held his licence. So he was devastated when his licence was revoked.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:45 pm
Jesinta Franklin (nee Campbell), 26, is known for her love of beauty and skincare. The Sydney-sider has recently spilled the secret on what gives her the enviably glowing skin she is known for.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:36 pm
Researchers from Binghamton University in New York found young adults' mental health is boosted when they exercise and eat meat regularly. Mature adults should have vegetables.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:25 pm
A global survey has found that men and women want sex to last for just over 25 minutes. But the reality is rather different. Houston sex therapist Mary Jo Rapini explains why sex drive can take a dip.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:24 pm
Fiza Channa, from Karachi, Pakistan, has an umbilical hernia, which weighs more than 1kg (2.2lbs). She cannot walk or run like children her age or fit in clothes properly.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:53 am
This eye-watering image shows what happened when a gardener accidentally impaled his foot on a rake.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:05 am
Luke Bedford says all he wants for Christmas is for Orla Hermitage to live. The youngster Orla has been battling inoperable cancer since she was 10 months old and this maybe her last Christmas.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:25 am
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Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:17 am
Emily Heap's parents, Emma and Roger, both 50, from Northampton, receive judgmental looks from strangers when they eat in public with their severely overweight daughter, despite her illness.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:16 am
Mick Jagger (pictured, aged 29) had the same mischievous twinkle, toothy grin and cheeky dimples as his daughter Jade, now 46, and it is clear that she doesn't take after mother Bianca.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:15 am
Polish-born Ola lost 15lbs while her husband James shed 17lbs – in just two months after gorging on takeaways. They revealed how they lost their excess weight – and it's nothing new.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:10 am
Cara Pressman,15, of New York, was denied insurance coverage for a simple procedure to stop the teen's frequent seizures, even though it is safe, minimally invasive and cheap.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:39 am
The Health Secretary urged the public to overcome a ‘fatal reluctance’ to discuss the issue and back the idea of having to opt out if they do not want to donate organs.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:32 am
Jake Cohen, 32, had suffered burning chest pains for years. Doctors at Columbia University Medical Center found a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the New Yorker's heart.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:32 am
Smoking one month before or after a boob job can cause the blood to stop flowing to your nipples causing them to fall off. A Michigan doctor uses medical leeches to save them.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:29 am
Dr Catherine Bell said the series is encouraging patients to use surgeries inappropriately because character, Dr Brown Bear, pictured, is often seen prescribing medicines for minor ailments.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:07 am
Beth Foster, 21, from Stourbridge in the West Midlands, posted a gut-wrenching photo of her baby girl on Facebook along with a strong message to other young parents.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 8:07 am
Alcohol is a diuretic, forcing water out of body and making it harder to rehydrate. It can cause skin to look sallow and make fine lines and pores more pronounced.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:39 am
A vibrating plastic boot could help to clear clogged arteries in the leg — initial research shows the boot boosts blood flow to the lower leg and foot by more than 40 per cent
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:12 am
DR MARTIN SCURR answers readers' health questions, including on the possibility of a link between aluminium and Alzheimer’s which has been the subject of debate for years.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 5:09 am
Researchers from the National Institute on Aging found that mice on intermittent fasting regimens grew more new brain cells, improving learning, memory and cognition.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:47 am
University College London scientists gave 46 patients an experimental drug. They discovered the pill lowered their levels of toxic proteins in the brain - which is responsible for the disease.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:36 am
Like antibiotics, X-rays and vaccines, blood transfusions are widely considered to be among the greatest breakthroughs in medicine.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:19 am
The evidence is presented in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), in a report by Dr Kyle Sue, a clinical assistant professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:58 am
Common pitfalls include ‘healthy’ veggie options that are anything but, and ‘grab bag’ crisps that are bigger than ones you’d put in a packed lunch.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:32 am
A traditional symphony may be performed by brass, woodwinds, percussion and strings, but one scientist believes she’s found another unlikely instrument: heartbeats.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:22 am
Researchers at University of California and University of Rome studied people aged between 91 and 101 and found their mental health was better than their younger family members.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:56 am
Forty years after a series of sad flukes suggested Antabuse might fight cancer, Danish and Czech researchers have discovered how it works and linked it to 34 percent lower cancer death rates.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:45 am
Research, led by Toronto University, found having a male child triggers an immune reaction in the mother that can alter the brain of the growing baby.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:19 am
Oliver Hall, from Halesworth, Suffolk, died in hospital 24 hours after contracting the bacterial infection meningitis B - which mainly affects babies and children.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 12:11 am
'Every couple of years since 2002 I would have constant bowel pain. It was a dull ache, with waves of sharp spasms, says David Calver, who benefited from new kidney stone treatment.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 11:54 pm
The unnamed girl, from United Arab Emirates, was born without any bones in her thumb, doctors at Tawam Hospital in Al Ain revealed in a public statement.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 9:00 pm
Dark under-eye circles, acne with excess facial hair, thinning eyebrows and blotchy cheeks could be indicative of a health problem, Dr Susan Taylor explains on the Megyn Kelly TODAY show.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 8:37 pm
A good, hard workout several times a week can slow down the progression of Parkinson's disease for at least six months, according to a new study from Northwestern University.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 8:31 pm
Soy milk, tofu and edamame can help symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, found Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 8:28 pm
Charles Marvin Green Jr., also known as Angry Grandpa, of Summerville, South Carolina, died on Sunday five months after being diagnosed with cirrhosis, his son Michael announced.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 8:03 pm
Dr Milad Shadrooh, aka The Singing Dentist and owner of Chequers Dental in Basingstoke, created his own version of Big Shaq's 'Man's Not Hot' - dubbed the most popular tune of 2017.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 6:28 pm
The new study of 10,000 new mothers, undertaken by researchers at Sheffield and Dundee universities, may help encourage more mothers in the UK to breastfeed.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 6:27 pm
Children are also three times as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis in later life if their mother had the agonising condition, claim researchers at Odense University Hospital in Denmark
Posted: December 11, 2017, 5:35 pm
Authorities said 26 infants in France have become sick since early December. The recall covers products marketed under Milumel, Picot and Celi brands and affects customers from countries around the world.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 3:28 pm
Tulsi Adivasi, 18, from India, began suffering with a leg infection at 11 years old. He says he is depressed because he is dependent on his widowed mother, who earns just £12 a month.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 3:16 pm
Lia can be disposed of discreetly, avoiding the need to hide the white stick. Said to be 99% accurate, it is made from paper not plastic and repels water for long enough to take the test.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 2:57 pm
The findings will form part of the upcoming Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, being given Sophie Scott, professor of cognitive neuroscience at University College London (stock).
Posted: December 11, 2017, 2:24 pm
The decision to put King's College Hospital into special measures comes after Lord Bob Kerslake - a former head of the civil service and a Labour adviser - was asked to resign on Friday.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:47 pm
The revelation comes little more than a week after the death of a Canadian vaginal mesh campaigner, Christina Brjacic, who reportedly died from sepsis triggered by her implant.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 11:50 am
EXCLUSIVE: Matthew Dons, originally from Norwich, was diagnosed with bowel cancer last year. He struggled to explain his prognosis to daughter Jessica, 4 and son Edward, 8
Posted: December 11, 2017, 11:05 am
Fitness blogger and mum-of-five, Simone Gately, 34, from Halifax, North Yorkshire has her own Christmas day fitness regime to get her guests running around and burning off the calories.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 10:00 am
Anna Jones is a 65-year-old British woman who has become the first in the world to be given a revolutionary breast cancer treatment through a combination of immunotherapy drugs.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 5:28 am
A single 500ml energy drink can be cheaper than a bottle of water and contains 160mg of caffeine which is the same as two shots of espresso coffee.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 5:01 am
One in ten GPs said they had already closed surgery lists to new patients temporarily within the past 12 months. A further 28 per cent – nearly a third – admitted they were considering doing so.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:36 am
Over 50s with fewer than 20 of their own teeth are more likely to experience frailty in their joints and muscles according to new research from King's College London.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:14 am
From the ingenious ‘facialist’ tool that might help you look a little like Meghan to the super-smart skipping rope, these are the gifts to guarantee a merry Christmas and a happy New Year...
Posted: December 10, 2017, 5:13 pm
Professor Lesley Regan, who is President of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), said women should be able to take the drug at home.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 12:15 pm
As the days get colder, an ‘al desko’ bowl of soup seems all the more appealing. But eating at your desk could put your physical and mental health at risk.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 2:03 am
Official NHS figures reveal that between 2011 and 2015, the number of women in England taking the Pill fell by almost a quarter.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 1:46 am
The life-changing treatment, taken as an injection every three weeks, offers a last chance for women with triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have exhausted other options.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 1:42 am
On the morning of August 9, 2015, my life changed for ever when I broke my back in a horrific cycling accident in West Sussex, writes Amanda Newton for the Mail on Sunday.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 1:11 am
Many people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – the most common form of dementia – suffer from psychotic episodes and terrifying hallucinations that leave them permanently traumatised.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 12:49 am
This year less than half of US firms will offer an open bar and most are doing away with the mistletoe, according to a new poll. For those that do have one, nutritionists offer tips to keep control.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 9:08 pm
Researchers have found it is not only plastic in the ocean which can harm your health, but polyester released by a garment during a washing machine cycle can produce 1,900 plastic fibres.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 8:57 pm
If you spray when you pee as if a finger is being held in front of a hose, it could be a condition called urethral stricture caused by sex, childbirth, or sexually transmitted infections.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 8:23 pm
The treatment uses a hormone called resistin, found in human fat cells. Tests at the University of California found mice with sepsis had a 100 per cent survival rate when given the hormone.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 2:56 am
Muskura Bibi, 23, gave birth naturally at Chittaranjan Deva Sadan Hospital in Kolkata, eastern India. Mermaid syndrome is thought to affect one in every 60,000 to 100,000 births.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 1:20 am
David Lancy from Utah State University has warned that mothers and fathers praise their children too readily in the West, which does not adequately prepare them for modern life.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 1:15 am
The Countess of Chester Hospital, in Cheshire, has more than 4,000 infrared sensors above beds and doorways that reads data chips on patients' and staff's wristbands to record where they are.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 1:10 am
Public Health England statistics show 1,475 infected people have been infected with norovirus since July, compared to the 1,294 cases that were recorded last week.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 12:55 am
Nothing that anyone can say or do will bring Averil Hart back, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 12:43 am
There are three main types of flu virus — A, B and C — and hundreds of different subtypes, explains John Oxford, professor of virology at Queen Mary University of London.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 12:29 am
EXCLUSIVE: Marie Jones, a mother-of-three, from Belfast, took an online test to determine how expensive her family was to the NHS. The six-figure sum is only an estimate.
Posted: December 9, 2017, 12:00 am
As a scientist, a neurosurgeon and an academic who taught brain science at Harvard Medical School, I am fascinated to know how we all perceived these versions of the hereafter.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:49 pm
The British Dental Association (BDA) warned recently about a ghastly new affliction called the ‘prosecco smile’, seen in women whose front teeth have been rotted.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:46 pm
A new study establishes for the first time that the proposed gun control changes following the Sandy Hook shooting led three million more gun purchases and 60 additional deaths in the US.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:20 pm
Cade Huckabay mowed a lawn in Texas after shaving his head for the first time and got a severe sunburn on his forehead. The burn swelled up with so much fluid that he could poke a dent in it with his finger.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 9:55 pm
Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses making people sick, but it's too early to tell how bad this season will be.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 9:46 pm
Researchers from Goldsmiths University of London also identified substance use, genetics, physical illness, personality, sleep disorders and psychiatric illnesses as factors.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 9:09 pm
Rick Hay, an Australian nutritional therapist and lecturer in weight management at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London, says eating liquorice can help promote sleep.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 8:40 pm
As suicide rates continue to climb in the US, artists are attempting to provide awareness and perspective through media like Hope Litoff's documentary about her sister's suicide and living in the aftermath.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 8:29 pm
Researchers from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, build on previous studies linking estrogen stored in fat tissue to an increased breast cancer risk.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 6:47 pm
The local pharmaceutical association estimates at any given time, there is a shortage of around 85 percent of drugs.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 4:13 pm
Researchers from Duke University found that of the top-grossing children's films released in recent years, 87 percent feature unhealthy food, while all include 'obesity-promoting behavior'.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 4:10 pm
The results, made by scientists at McGill University in Canada assessing pregnancy records of 43,000 women in the US, come amid a surge in older mothers.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 3:25 pm
The 27-year-old, whose identity is unknown, was threatened with being sent back to South Sudan, the war-torn nation in Africa. He was treated at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in Newport.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 3:05 pm
EXCLUSIVE: MedExpress is the first UK pharmacy to offer the option of paying using Bitcoins which leaves no paper trail due to the increasing popularity of the digital currency.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 2:09 pm
Researchers from the University of Colorado and the University of Southern California are training hairdressers to recognize melanomas in a move that could reduce deaths in under-served groups.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 2:05 pm
Nia Payne, 26, stared into the sun during this summer's solar eclipse for just a few seconds in New York. Scans done at from Mount Sinai in New York reveal crescent-shaped damage.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 1:54 pm
We caught up with nutritionist and personal trainer Julian Gaine of MealKit who provides us with his top tips to ditch that muffin top just in time for Christmas.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 1:42 pm
London-based Netdoctor pharmacist Rita Ghelani reveals what items she recommends. From colds and bugs to indigestion, diarrhoea and hangovers, she's got everything covered.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 12:43 pm
Ollie Dennan, now 14 months, wasn't able to move or breathe when he was born and lived in hospital for the first four months of his life, his mother Sarah Dowd, 29, from Chester, revealed.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 12:25 pm
Sam High, 28, from Hatfield, Pennsylvania, has lost more than half his body weight, dropping to 200 lbs (14st 4lbs), and trading his 60in waist for 36in thanks to bariatric weight loss surgery.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:32 am
Colt Knigge, from Meridian, Idaho, has been riddled with lumps and bumps. He asked a nurse friend if she could pop the cyst on his head. Colt's wife Emily filmed the gruesome footage.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:04 am
EXCLUSIVE: Alasdair Mace, an ear, nose and throat consultant based at Charing Cross and St Mary's Hospitals in London, says you should avoid drinking a hot toddy this Christmas.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 7:41 am
Averil Hart, 19, from Sudbury in Suffolk, was let down by every part of the organisation that should have cared for her, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman says.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 6:33 am
Older adults were asked to either learn how to play the piano or complete quests on Super Mario 64 for half an hour each day in the Université de Montréal study.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 1:45 am
A study led by the University of Aberdeen found the combined pill and progestogen-only pill have same risk, as do non-oral products such as the hormone-intrauterine system (IUS).
Posted: December 8, 2017, 1:27 am
The temporary 'living tattoos' developed by MIT researchers can twist and stretch with the natural movements of the body, and could one day allow for wearables that sense potential hazards.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 12:27 am
Ruth Langsford, the host of ITV's This Morning and Strictly Come Dancing star, has revealed how hormonal changes brought about by the menopause have had ‘a huge effect’ on her weight.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 12:26 am
Using the internet, we can prepare for appointments, or follow up on issues. But not everyone is keen on patients using the internet this way. Two psychology experts explain how to get round this.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 11:45 pm
The London-based Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare was accused of discriminating against Christian doctors who may be pro-life and disagree with such contraceptions.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 11:30 pm
Daveanah Cowie, 21, from Derby, was stunned when her pleas for help were ignored as she cradled her little boy in her arms and ended up running to find a doctor who resuscitated her son.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 10:44 pm
Starbucks unveiled a 'Christmas' ice drink on Thursday, available until Monday. It has 420 calories, 50g of sugar, and 21g of saturated fat in one Grande serving.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 10:25 pm
Women at low risk for breast cancer are getting extra screening while the ones that need it most aren't being screened enough, according to a new University of New Mexico study.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 10:07 pm
Men from Glasgow should probably look away as the gadget, which uses ONS statistics, shows they have the shortest life expectancy across the home nations at 73.4 years old.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 8:37 pm
A new study from New York University finds the fatal flaw in the development of the 'obesity paradox,' showing that being fatter does not improve survival rates for those with heart diseases.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 7:47 pm
Researchers from the Charité-Medical University in Berlin believe people's internal body clocks likely act as tumour suppressors. Someone is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes in the UK.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 7:18 pm
A report published today shows the rate of adults getting vaccinated against influenza this year has dropped 3.7 percent, meaning just a third are protected. Pictured: the uptick in flu diagnoses.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 6:43 pm
Researchers from the University of Santa Maria in Brazil believe the bacteria that cause mouth inflammation enter the circulation via the gums where they go into breast tissue and cause tumours.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 5:15 pm
Fiona Benbow, from West Sussex, piled on a stone after a month of using the device, reaching 19-and-a-half stone. She admits she had sugary cakes and family-sized chocolate bars if she hit her goals.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 5:11 pm
A link was found between hearing loss and a decline in executive function – the brain's CEO, according Trinity College Dublin. It was also associated with poorer memory of autobiographical events.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 4:45 pm
The National Cancer Institute is funding a study to shed light on whether 3D mammograms are actually more effective among other questions about who should be screened and how.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 4:33 pm
Sound engineers from San Francisco-based firm Charles M. Salter Associates, explored the mechanism of exploding eggs as part of expert witness testimony (stock image).
Posted: December 7, 2017, 4:01 pm
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles estimate that by 2060, 15 million Americans will suffer from Alzheimer's disease, up from the 6.08 million who have it now.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 2:58 pm
Researchers from the University of Newcastle found people taking painkillers alongside drugs for heart disease, stroke or diabetes are more likely to have diabetes and a 'high risk' waist circumference.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 1:26 pm
The findings suggest long-term consumption of so-called 'healthy' canola oil is not good for brain health, according to researchers from Temple University (LKSOM) in Philadelphia.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 1:21 pm
Tammy Peel, 39, from Essex, was rushed to hospital in January where doctors discovered she was suffering from sepsis along with a fatal bacterial infection, known as necrotising fasciitis.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 12:47 pm
Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark found people who suffer from rapid eye movement sleep behavioural disorder have inflammation in the brain linked to neurodegeneration.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 12:15 pm
Jacqueline Gold, 57, appeared on ITV's Lorraine to talk about her secret cancer battle, and revealed that the 'only time' she cried was when the 'first clump of hair fell out'.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 12:07 pm
Two anonymous hospital chief executives told NHS Providers, which represents trusts across the country, that their beds were already 98 per cent and 99 per cent occupied.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 10:05 am
The girls, born weighing 9lbs 7oz (4.3kg), were quickly transferred to Shishu Bhawan Hospital in Cuttack where doctors declared them in a critical state.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 9:22 am
A luxury aircraft interior specialist in Texas offered his tips and tricks to Daily Mail Online for the most comfortable flight . He said his favorite seats are in the aisle and near the front of the plane.
Posted: December 7, 2017, 12:11 am
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