Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Families’ fears as common anti-depressant linked to two deaths and heart problems reported

DEVASTATED families have expressed their fears as a common anti-depressant their loved ones had taken has been linked to their deaths. Liam Batten, 24,...

Booze-related hospital admissions rise every year since 2008 in England despite decrease in drinking

Despite a fall in the number of people drinking alcohol, booze-related hospital admissions have risen every year since 2008 - with new figures...

Argentina’s women have not been beaten on abortion – change will come | Claudia...

Argentina’s senators could not understand what was being debated: legal abortion or clandestine abortion? Or they did not want to understand? Thirty-eight senators...

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it...

Maria Menounos describes devastating brain tumor diagnosis as mother was also battling cancer

Maria Menounos is urging the public not to dismiss symptoms as merely 'work stress' as she did prior to her brain tumor diagnosis.The...

High blood pressure: Best oil to cook with to lower your reading

High blood pressure rarely has notable symptoms, but if the condition is left untreated, a person an be at increased risk of cardiovascular...

Video shows the speed a wound heals with recovery being surprisingly faster during the...

A video shows the astonishing speed a wound heals, with scientists being surprised to discover recovery is faster during the day than at...

Vitamin D deficiency: The best food that contains the most vitamin D

Known as the sunshine vitamin, it is estimated that we need about 30 minutes exposure to the sun every day to produce enough...

David Walliams health: The BGT judge has battled with depression – what are the...

Perhaps best-known for his work on Little Britain, David Walliams, 47, has entertained British TV audiences for almost 20 years. As well as...

Anti-cancer drug therapy for patients with liver failure could ‘avoid the need for transplants’

A POTENTIAL treatment for liver failure could avoid the need for transplants, scientists say. The liver has the ability to repair itself, but those...

Deaf children will hear for first time after NHS chiefs announce plans to fund...

SCORES of deaf children will hear for the first time after NHS chiefs announced plans to fund pioneering surgery. Kids aged five and under...

Neck pain relieved thanks to Chinese tui na therapy

THE PROBLEMIf you, like me, spend a large part of your day hunched over a computer or staring down at your smartphone screen...

NHS faces a 'shortage of 350,000 staff and spiralling waiting times by 2030', experts...

The NHS faces a catastrophic shortage of 350,000 staff by 2030 unless it can attract new workers, experts warn.Three leading health sector think-tanks...

Thousands of heated socks designed for fitness buffs recalled over fears they could cause...

Thousands of heated socks designed for fitness buffs recalled over fears...

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals

(Reuters) - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said here on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million...

China removes restrictions where first African swine fever outbreak found

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has removed restrictions on an area in Shenyang, Liaoning province, where the nation’s first African swine fever outbreak was...

Rheumatoid arthritis warning – the painful and itchy rash you should never ignore

Rheumatoid arthritis is the second most common type of arthritis to be diagnosed in the UK. It’s an autoimmune condition, where the immune system mistakenly...

Paramedic, 23, suffers a stroke after cracking her neck and mistakes her own symptoms...

A paramedic has told how she suffered a stroke when she stretched her neck and ruptured a major artery.  Natalie Kunicki, who works for...

U.S. trial tests claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

(Reuters) - Bayer AG on Monday faced a second U.S. jury over allegations that its popular glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer, six...

America's vaccination crisis is a symptom of our broken society | Meghan O'Rourke

The other day, during a visit to Portland, I hit my head badly enough to need stitches; I went to the ER only...

Girl, six, had toes and fingers amputated after a candle fire burned 70% of...

Six-year-old Kenzie Musgrove narrowly escaped a December apartment fire with her life, but has now had endure surgery after surgery, including the amputation...

Woman, 41, goes blind after parasite burrowed into her eye when she showered in...

A WOMAN has been left blind in her left eye after a parasite burrowed inside when she left her contact lenses in while...

FDA finds asbestos in three Claire's cosmetics products

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for cosmetics safety on Tuesday after it issued an...