• Study warns chemicals found in common household products may cause endocrine disorder in cats By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    STUDY WARNS CHEMICALS FOUND IN COMMON HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS MAY CAUSE ENDOCRINE DISORDER IN CATS

    A new study has pinpointed a potential link between PFAS - a controversial group of man-made chemicals - and elevated levels of hyperthyroidism...

  • 'Snowflake generation' is threatening the future of NHS by refusing to work nights or weekends By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    'SNOWFLAKE GENERATION' IS THREATENING THE FUTURE OF NHS BY REFUSING TO WORK NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS

    This is putting the NHS under increased pressure at a time when there were 107,743 vacancies at the end of June in England alone -...

  • Connecticut blogger with incurable bone marrow disorder By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CONNECTICUT BLOGGER WITH INCURABLE BONE MARROW DISORDER

    Stephanie Matto, 27 from Connecticut, US, was diagnosed with a rare and incurable bone marrow disorder after she was left covered in...

  • Women who eat a Mediterranean diet face a 22% lower risk of stroke By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    WOMEN WHO EAT A MEDITERRANEAN DIET FACE A 22% LOWER RISK OF STROKE

    University of East Anglia, researchers compared the stroke risk of 23,000 participants, who were put into four different groups based...

    Stroke, Face, Diet
  • NHS loses £350 million as patients fail to turn up to appointments By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    NHS LOSES £350 MILLION AS PATIENTS FAIL TO TURN UP TO APPOINTMENTS

    Nearly 2.9 million people did not show up for outpatient appointments, or arrived too late to be seen, between January and June in...

  • Gangrene rots away 65-year-old man's penis until it DROPS OFF By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    GANGRENE ROTS AWAY 65-YEAR-OLD MAN'S PENIS UNTIL IT DROPS OFF

    An unnamed man from Lucknow in the northern Indian region of Uttar Pradesh contracted a rare infection called Fournier's gangrene which...

    Drop
  • NHS will become the first health service to use routine genetic testing By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    NHS WILL BECOME THE FIRST HEALTH SERVICE TO USE ROUTINE GENETIC TESTING

    Professor Dame Sue Hill, NHS England's chief scientific officer, believes shifting treatments from being 'one size fits all' to a more...

  • Cancer survivor has welcomed his 'miracle' baby By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CANCER SURVIVOR HAS WELCOMED HIS 'MIRACLE' BABY

    Simon Thompson, 32, from Kent, was rushed to hospital when a 'dental abscess' failed to improve despite antibiotics. He was later diagnosed...

    Lymphoma, Baby, Hospital, Cancer, Dental
  • Model paid £2,500 to be diagnosed with common womb condition after NHS medics dismissed her By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    MODEL PAID £2,500 TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH COMMON WOMB CONDITION AFTER NHS MEDICS DISMISSED HER

    Kate Leyenda, from Hull, said she tried to get help from the NHS 40 to 50 times between June and September 2017, before being diagnosed...

  • New robotic material that is MORE sensitive than human skin could revolutionise prosthetic limbs By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    NEW ROBOTIC MATERIAL THAT IS MORE SENSITIVE THAN HUMAN SKIN COULD REVOLUTIONISE PROSTHETIC LIMBS

    A research team, including members of the faculty at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have been working on replicating the experience...

    Skin
  • Pressure grows on the government to ban energy drinks for children By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    PRESSURE GROWS ON THE GOVERNMENT TO BAN ENERGY DRINKS FOR CHILDREN

    Professor Russell Viner, the president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, has warned children should be banned from...

    Child
  • Latest stop smoking campaign includes an online guide to where your nearest e-cigarette shop is By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    LATEST STOP SMOKING CAMPAIGN INCLUDES AN ONLINE GUIDE TO WHERE YOUR NEAREST E-CIGARETTE SHOP IS

    Public Health England's latest ‘stop smoking' campaign includes a new website that directs people to an online guide to e-cigarette...

  • Eating gluten during pregnancy doubles the risk of children getting Type 1 diabetes, study finds By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    EATING GLUTEN DURING PREGNANCY DOUBLES THE RISK OF CHILDREN GETTING TYPE 1 DIABETES, STUDY FINDS

    A study of 63,500 women worldwide found that the more gluten-rich foods they ate during pregnancy, the higher the chance that their...

    Child, Pregnancy, Diabetes, Food
  • Hope for an Alzheimer's cure after scientists discover why studies have failed to find a solution By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    HOPE FOR AN ALZHEIMER'S CURE AFTER SCIENTISTS DISCOVER WHY STUDIES HAVE FAILED TO FIND A SOLUTION

    Researchers from King's College London claim that drug developers should target a little-known protein that causes the characteristic...

    Drugs, Cures, Brain, Alzheimer
  • Walking for 35 minutes a day could halve elderly people's risk of a severe stroke, study claims By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    WALKING FOR 35 MINUTES A DAY COULD HALVE ELDERLY PEOPLE'S RISK OF A SEVERE STROKE, STUDY CLAIMS

    A study by scientists at Gothenburg University found that stroke victims who had regular 35-minute walks before being struck were twice...

    Stroke
  • Playing video games like can reduce lower back pain by 30 percent, study reveals  By Daily Mail   -   Sep 20, 2018

    PLAYING VIDEO GAMES LIKE CAN REDUCE LOWER BACK PAIN BY 30 PERCENT, STUDY REVEALS 

    In the study, researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia conducted a control trial of 60 participants aged 55 and over,...

  • Syphilis rates soar across the US - with cases up by 50 percent in hot spots for the STD  By Daily Mail   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SYPHILIS RATES SOAR ACROSS THE US - WITH CASES UP BY 50 PERCENT IN HOT SPOTS FOR THE STD 

    In 2017, the US had record-setting rates of syphilis for the fourth year in the row. Certain cities and counties - including several...

    STD
  • NHS pays £100,000 a day to compensate people scarred for life in hospital errors By Daily Mail   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NHS PAYS £100,000 A DAY TO COMPENSATE PEOPLE SCARRED FOR LIFE IN HOSPITAL ERRORS

    Figures from NHS Resolution have revealed the health service has paid out £315 million in compensation claims in the past eight years,...

    Hospital
  • More than a third of college freshmen have a mental health disorder By Daily Mail   -   Sep 19, 2018

    MORE THAN A THIRD OF COLLEGE FRESHMEN HAVE A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER

    Across eight countries, 35 percent of college freshmen are struggling with diagnosable depression, anxiety or another mental health...

    Depression
  • Emotionally stable introverts spend MORE during the holidays, study reveals  By Daily Mail   -   Sep 19, 2018

    EMOTIONALLY STABLE INTROVERTS SPEND MORE DURING THE HOLIDAYS, STUDY REVEALS 

    The more moderated your emotions and the less extroverted you are, the more likely you are to splurge on holiday food, fun, travel...

    Food