• Cluttered rooms stress us out - and 'Tidying up' does calm our minds, psychologist says  By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    CLUTTERED ROOMS STRESS US OUT - AND 'TIDYING UP' DOES CALM OUR MINDS, PSYCHOLOGIST SAYS 

    Whether you use famed organization expert Marie Kondo's method or another, getting rid of clutter can promote better mental health,...

    Stress
  • Drugs may one day be delivered by ROBOTS we swallow By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    DRUGS MAY ONE DAY BE DELIVERED BY ROBOTS WE SWALLOW

    Scientists from ETH Zurich and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland, are developing a robot made of gel and nanoparticles...

    Drugs
  • 40% of medical marijuana users quit taking other prescription drugs, study finds By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    40% OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA USERS QUIT TAKING OTHER PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, STUDY FINDS

    Patients who have a medical marijuana prescription are choosing it over traditional pharmaceuticals, favoring its minimal side effects,...

    Drugs
  • The Sackler family wanted to sell OxyContin as an UNCONTROLLED substance, court documents allege By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    THE SACKLER FAMILY WANTED TO SELL OXYCONTIN AS AN UNCONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, COURT DOCUMENTS ALLEGE

    A massive filing in the Massachusetts case against the Sackler family contains damning evidence that the family wanted to market the...

    Drugs
  • Yale University will NOT have birth control vending machines because it violates Connecticut law  By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    YALE UNIVERSITY WILL NOT HAVE BIRTH CONTROL VENDING MACHINES BECAUSE IT VIOLATES CONNECTICUT LAW 

    State laws ban over-the-counter medicine from being sold in vending machines. Instead, Yale Health will provide emergency contraception...

    Contraception
  • Singer with a rare blood pressure disorder who relies on an oxygen tank to survive By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    SINGER WITH A RARE BLOOD PRESSURE DISORDER WHO RELIES ON AN OXYGEN TANK TO SURVIVE

    Singer and songwriter, Chloe Temtchine, 35, of New York, is inspiring audiences with her sensational voice, and with her bravery after...

  • 'Silencing' the brain cells that interpret pain makes mice immune to discomfort By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    'SILENCING' THE BRAIN CELLS THAT INTERPRET PAIN MAKES MICE IMMUNE TO DISCOMFORT

    A study by Stanford University found blocking the activity of cells in the region of the brain known as the amygdala in mice stopped...

    Brain
  • The £47 sperm scanner: Home-testing kit rates your semen samples By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    THE £47 SPERM SCANNER: HOME-TESTING KIT RATES YOUR SEMEN SAMPLES

    The YO Home Sperm Test Kit, costing £46.95, uses a clip-on microscope to film a man's sperm sample and compare its concentration and...

  • Ebola death toll in Congo reaches 410 as expert warns locals 'don't believe the killer virus exists' By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    EBOLA DEATH TOLL IN CONGO REACHES 410 AS EXPERT WARNS LOCALS 'DON'T BELIEVE THE KILLER VIRUS EXISTS'

    Laurie Garrett, former senior fellow of global health at think-tank Council on Foreign Relations, said cases keep 'popping up unexpectedly...

    Senior
  • How are YOUR New Year's resolutions going? These 6 tips could help you stay on track By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    HOW ARE YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS GOING? THESE 6 TIPS COULD HELP YOU STAY ON TRACK

    Dr Meg Arroll, is a psychologist for wellbeing brand Healthspan and author of The Shrinkology Solution. Here she explores research-backed...

  • Mother has an orange-sized cyst on her head drained by Dr Pimple Popper By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    MOTHER HAS AN ORANGE-SIZED CYST ON HER HEAD DRAINED BY DR PIMPLE POPPER

    WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Irais said her growth began as a zit. The Mexican mother, living in California, had her confidence knocked...

  • Viewers left 'sobbing' by the heart-breaking stories of brain unit patients on Hospital By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    VIEWERS LEFT 'SOBBING' BY THE HEART-BREAKING STORIES OF BRAIN UNIT PATIENTS ON HOSPITAL

    Last night's episode of Hospital, shown on BBC Two, followed 'inspiring' staff and patients at The Walton Centre, a specialist unit...

    Hospital, Brain
  • Man, 36, has his bowel removed after chronic constipation By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    MAN, 36, HAS HIS BOWEL REMOVED AFTER CHRONIC CONSTIPATION

    The unnamed man, 36, from Sri Lanka, suffers from multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B, which alters bowel movements and causes 'tumour-like...

  • Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their brains are healthy By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    FRAIL OLDER PEOPLE ARE AT GREATER RISK OF GETTING DEMENTIA, EVEN WHEN THEIR BRAINS ARE HEALTHY

    Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are...

    Brain
  • Violent action films DON'T cause more violence among teenagers, say psychiatrists   By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    VIOLENT ACTION FILMS DON'T CAUSE MORE VIOLENCE AMONG TEENAGERS, SAY PSYCHIATRISTS  

    The study comes just days Britain's ratings body the British Board of Film Classification , ruled that under-15s would no longer be...

  • Vitamin D overtakes vitamin C to become the UK's best-seller, as Britons stock up on 'sunshine drug' By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    VITAMIN D OVERTAKES VITAMIN C TO BECOME THE UK'S BEST-SELLER, AS BRITONS STOCK UP ON 'SUNSHINE DRUG'

    The ‘sunshine vitamin' - produced naturally by the body when the skin is exposed to the sun - has overtaken vitamin C, found in fruit...

    Skin, Vitamins, Drugs
  • Every three seconds somebody in the UK has an asthma attack, 'shocking' figures show By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    EVERY THREE SECONDS SOMEBODY IN THE UK HAS AN ASTHMA ATTACK, 'SHOCKING' FIGURES SHOW

    More people are having asthma attacks than five years ago, data suggests. Charity Asthma UK said. Kelly May, 31, from London, has had...

    Baby, Asthma
  • Why you should never ignore an unusual rash on your child By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER IGNORE AN UNUSUAL RASH ON YOUR CHILD

    Mother-of-two Bindy Scott, from Queensland, found out the hard way that the rash on her son Tommy's body was more than just a viral...

    Child
  • Couples who laugh together stay together, scientists discover By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    COUPLES WHO LAUGH TOGETHER STAY TOGETHER, SCIENTISTS DISCOVER

    A study by the University of Kansas found that inside jokes 'affirm your relationship through laughter' and are an important indicator...

  • Do NOT put parsley in your vagina! Doctors make warning after 'irresponsible' Marie Claire article By Daily Mail   -   Jan 18, 2019

    DO NOT PUT PARSLEY IN YOUR VAGINA! DOCTORS MAKE WARNING AFTER 'IRRESPONSIBLE' MARIE CLAIRE ARTICLE

    When asked about the strange suggestion to use parsley, Dr Shazia Malik, a London-based obstetrician-gynaecologist, said there is 'no...