• British teenagers have the highest rate of obesity in Europe, major study finds By Daily Mail   -   Feb 20, 2019

    BRITISH TEENAGERS HAVE THE HIGHEST RATE OF OBESITY IN EUROPE, MAJOR STUDY FINDS

    Researchers at the Nuffield Trust have found that British 15 to 19 year olds have the highest rate of obesity in Europe and the fifth...

    Obesity
  • Millions face menopause without hormone replacement therapy because of 'decades old scare stories' By Daily Mail   -   Feb 20, 2019

    MILLIONS FACE MENOPAUSE WITHOUT HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY BECAUSE OF 'DECADES OLD SCARE STORIES'

    Figures unveiled by the BBC's Inside Out programme, to be screened tonight, reveal just 2.5million prescriptions were issued in England...

    Menopause, Face
  • Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    EATING A HIGH-FAT DIET IN YOUR 20S AND 30S MAKES YOU LIKELY TO GET HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES LATER

    According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which...

    Stroke, Diabetes, Diet, Food
  • Girl whose brain tumor left her paralyzed and blind 'cured' after treatment with experimental drug  By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    GIRL WHOSE BRAIN TUMOR LEFT HER PARALYZED AND BLIND 'CURED' AFTER TREATMENT WITH EXPERIMENTAL DRUG 

    Kaitlyn Dorman, 17, from Baltimore, Maryland, was diagnosed with pilocytic astrocytoma, a childhood brain tumor, when she was nine...

    Tumors, Drugs, Cures, Brain
  • How an impacted wisdom tooth almost dissolved my jaw By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    HOW AN IMPACTED WISDOM TOOTH ALMOST DISSOLVED MY JAW

    Anna Behrmann, 27, from London, required surgery after she discovered a cyst the size of an apricot that had been growing for three...

  • Switching out sitting with any type of physical activity can reduce risk of early death by 35% By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    SWITCHING OUT SITTING WITH ANY TYPE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CAN REDUCE RISK OF EARLY DEATH BY 35%

    A new study from Columbia University has found that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with the same amount of time of moderate- or high-intensity...

  • Man swallows 50p coin after his friends 'put it in his beer for a joke'  By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    MAN SWALLOWS 50P COIN AFTER HIS FRIENDS 'PUT IT IN HIS BEER FOR A JOKE' 

    The bizarre tale was published in the prestigious British Medical Journal Case Reports. The man went to A&E at County Hospital Hereford.

    Hospital
  • Anti-obesity pill could be near after discovery of a hormone that stops the body from burning fat  By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    ANTI-OBESITY PILL COULD BE NEAR AFTER DISCOVERY OF A HORMONE THAT STOPS THE BODY FROM BURNING FAT 

    A new study from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor has found that by blocking a hormone called TSK, which stops the body from burning...

    Obesity
  • Tiny pellet no bigger than a grain of rice could banish the agony of back pain By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    TINY PELLET NO BIGGER THAN A GRAIN OF RICE COULD BANISH THE AGONY OF BACK PAIN

    Made from biodegradable plastic, the miniature pellet slowly breaks down, releasing a constant supply of the drug into the affected...

    Drugs
  • NHS bosses given £180,000 in bonuses despite losing millions of pounds By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    NHS BOSSES GIVEN £180,000 IN BONUSES DESPITE LOSING MILLIONS OF POUNDS

    NHS Property Services paid its chief executive at least £75,000 on top of her £220,000 salary despite the organisation - which has...

  • Girl, six, has rare liver disease that causes her skin to be itchy all the time By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    GIRL, SIX, HAS RARE LIVER DISEASE THAT CAUSES HER SKIN TO BE ITCHY ALL THE TIME

    Clara Peterson, six, from Green Acres, Washington, was diagnosed when she was an infant with a disease that causes bile salts to build...

    Skin
  • You CAN become dependent on Zyrtec and have itchy withdrawals from the allergy drug By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    YOU CAN BECOME DEPENDENT ON ZYRTEC AND HAVE ITCHY WITHDRAWALS FROM THE ALLERGY DRUG

    Zyrtech is not addictive, but the bodies histamine receptors can become accustomed to always having it present - and itchy anxious...

    Drugs, Allergies
  • A daily handful of nuts slashes heart attack risk by 33%  By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    A DAILY HANDFUL OF NUTS SLASHES HEART ATTACK RISK BY 33% 

    A study found patients who ate an ounce of the snack food five days a week were 34 and 17 percent less likely to die from or develop...

    Hands, Food
  • Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says  By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    CUT OUT AN HOUR OF SITTING EVERY DAY TO SLASH YOUR HEART DISEASE RISK BY 25%, STUDY SAYS 

    A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who...

  • Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    GENE THERAPY IN THE WOMB COULD CURE RARE BRAIN DISORDER THAT CAUSES SEIZURES, MEMORY LOSS

    Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos,...

    Cures, Brain
  • FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    FDA WARNS AMERICANS AGAINST ‘DRACULA' TRANSFUSIONS OF YOUNG BLOOD

    A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven...

  • Living with a partner who doesn't listen could make you ‘more likely to DIE early' By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    LIVING WITH A PARTNER WHO DOESN'T LISTEN COULD MAKE YOU ‘MORE LIKELY TO DIE EARLY'

    Researchers at the University of Edinburgh questioned 1,200 people in relationships about their partners over 20 years. Psychologists...

  • Commonly-prescribed blood-pressure drug may combat PTSD By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    COMMONLY-PRESCRIBED BLOOD-PRESSURE DRUG MAY COMBAT PTSD

    A study by the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China found the hypertension drug losartan - also known by its brand...

    Face, Sweating, Hypertension, Drugs
  • Why over-65s succumb to flu despite having 'wiser' immune systems By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    WHY OVER-65S SUCCUMB TO FLU DESPITE HAVING 'WISER' IMMUNE SYSTEMS

    A team at the University of Chicago has answered a question that has puzzled many for years: why are the elderly more likely to die...

    Flu
  • Documents reveal FDA efforts to limit fentanyl prescriptions are failing miserably  By Daily Mail   -   Feb 19, 2019

    DOCUMENTS REVEAL FDA EFFORTS TO LIMIT FENTANYL PRESCRIPTIONS ARE FAILING MISERABLY 

    A new Johns Hopkins report reveals that half of patients that got prescriptions for powerful fentanyl painkillers got them inappropriately,...

    Power