Saturday, September 21, 2019

Smokers are quitting at a rate of 200 per hour in the UK this...

Smoking rates are falling at the fastest rate for a decade...

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Three signs in the face that could signal a lack...

Vitamin B12 is, according to health experts, arguably the most important vitamin; from fighting fatigue and keeping the body's nerves and blood cells...

Eagle hunters, yurts and greasy mutton: how food poisoning in Mongolia brought me closer...

We’re in the ger (or yurt as they’re sometimes known) of 67-year-old Mongolian Friday Diamond. Once an accountant, he renounced his abacus and...

Superbug hotspots emerging in farms across globe – study

Hotspots of antibiotic-resistant superbugs are springing up in farms around the world, the direct result of our overconsumption of meat, with potentially disastrous...

Rob Mallard health: Coronation star wanted to ‘hide’ due to his condition

Rob Mallard,26, is an English actor best known for playing the character of Daniel Osbourne, the third actor to play the role in...

Dr Miriam Stoppard: 'Electric razor' gadget can stop disabling cluster headaches

Any headache is a pain but cluster headaches are the daddy of them all. Some say the pain is worse than...

Trans woman woke up on male ward after undergoing knee surgery

Trans women are being discriminated against when they access healthcare (Picture Getty)LGBT+ women face ‘blatant discrimination’ and a ‘surprising level of ignorance’ when...

Woman’s blood turns BLUE after she uses numbing cream to treat toothache

A WOMAN'S blood turned blue after she used a numbing cream to treat toothache, docs have revealed. The 25-year-old, from Rhode Island, US, went...

South African man who went blind after horror car crash at regains vision thanks...

A man who was robbed of his sight in a horror a car crash has regained some of his vision thanks to a...

Stomach-churning pics reveal agony of people blighted by ‘cutaneous horns’ – and how something...

CUTANEOUS horns might be one of the most terrifying skin conditions known to medicine, where painful horns burst out of petrified patients' bodies. Shyam...

Sick and elderly: Some EU nationals struggle to prove UK residency ahead of Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Sonja Brain, 84, is losing her sight and bed-bound in hospital after a cancerous tumor was removed from her spine....

Type 2 diabetes: Best bread to eat for breakfast to lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that can cause the body to lose control of the amount of glucose in the blood. The...

Map reveals STI university hotspots where students are at most risk this Freshers’ Week

UP and down the country students will be packing up their bedrooms and heading off to university this week. And while Freshers' Week is...

Asylum seeker denied cancer treatment by Home Office dies

An Ethiopian woman who was denied potentially life-saving cancer treatment for six weeks amid confusion about whether she should be charged by the...

High blood pressure symptoms: A sign in your breathing could signal a hypertensive crisis

High blood pressure doesn’t usually show any symptoms, so having it regularly checked is very important. Blood pressure can be measured by your...

AI estimates a person's risk of dying from heart disease in the next 30...

It is an issue troubling some of the greatest minds in the world at the moment, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk.SpaceX and...

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N.

LONDON (Reuters) - More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday,...

Flu jab: When is it too late to get the vaccine? Best month to...

According to reports, 17,000 people in the EU die annually from flu, which might be why healthcare workers have a high level of...

Babies born via C-section don't benefit from vaginal seeding, study shows

Controversial vaginal seeding may be a waste of time because babies get bacteria from their mother's gut, a study has suggested.In the largest...

Scientists say they will one day be able to reverse old age by flushing...

OLD age will one day be reversed using a cocktail of drugs to flush toxic cells from the body, say researchers. They believe the...

Families of severely epileptic children to protest and demand medicinal cannabis

Ten families will march to 10 Downing Street tomorrow and demand their severely epileptic children are given medicinal cannabis on the NHS.The protest...

84% of care home beds in England owned by private firms

More than eight out of 10 care home beds are provided by profit-driven companies, including more than 50,000 by large operators owned by...

Prostate cancer symptoms: The sign in the eyes that could signal advanced prostate cancer

Prostate cancer symptoms usually don’t appear until the prostate is large enough to affect the tube that carries urine from the bladder out...

Babies born by caesarean section are at greater risk of contracting superbugs, research reveals

C-SECTION babies miss out on natural protection against superbugs, UK research has found. Tots born naturally pick up their mum’s microbiome — good gut...

£5billion annual bill for diabetes care is a whopping SIXTH of the NHS budget

£5billion annual bill for diabetes care is a whopping SIXTH of...

Poorly managed diabetes costs NHS an avoidable £3billion per year, damning study reveals

POORLY managed diabetes costs the NHS an avoidable £3billion a year, says a damning study. One in three patients, around a million adults, fail...