• Venezuela HIV patients rely on futile leaf remedy amid drug shortage By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    VENEZUELA HIV PATIENTS RELY ON FUTILE LEAF REMEDY AMID DRUG SHORTAGE

    Doctors and patients alike have questioned the effectiveness of the remedy, which has for years been used in Venezuela and Brazil as...

    Drugs
  • Could eating DIRT be the cure for obesity? Soil may flush fat out, study suggests By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    COULD EATING DIRT BE THE CURE FOR OBESITY? SOIL MAY FLUSH FAT OUT, STUDY SUGGESTS

    Researchers at the University of South Australia have accidentally discovered that a particular kind of clay 'attracts' and binds to...

    Obesity, Drugs, Cures
  • One woman a week suffers a deadly IVF side effect By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    ONE WOMAN A WEEK SUFFERS A DEADLY IVF SIDE EFFECT

    A new report from a fertility regulator reveals 52 women in the UK were diagnosed with severe or critical ovarian hyperstimulation...

  • Schoolboy, 11, to celebrate his last Christmas after he is given six months to live By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    SCHOOLBOY, 11, TO CELEBRATE HIS LAST CHRISTMAS AFTER HE IS GIVEN SIX MONTHS TO LIVE

    Reece Probert, from south Staffordshire, seemed perfectly healthy just last month, but his mother Jenna, 31, took him to the doctors...

  • CDC reveals that E. coli outbreak has sickened 59 people in 15 states By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CDC REVEALS THAT E. COLI OUTBREAK HAS SICKENED 59 PEOPLE IN 15 STATES

    So far, 59 have been sickened in 15 states in the current E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the CDC said. The Adam Brothers...

  • The woman who volunteered to have her body embalmed, frozen and sliced 27,000 times By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    THE WOMAN WHO VOLUNTEERED TO HAVE HER BODY EMBALMED, FROZEN AND SLICED 27,000 TIMES

    Sue Potter, who died at 87 in 2015, donated her body to be sliced and digitized by the University of Colorado for teaching. But she...

  • The mysterious rise of meat allergies: Tick bites are driving rates up By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    THE MYSTERIOUS RISE OF MEAT ALLERGIES: TICK BITES ARE DRIVING RATES UP

    It is only in recent years that scientists have identified and acknowledged that tick bites are triggering an allergy to a sugar in...

    Allergies
  • New 'smart tattoo' that senses sun rays will tell you when its time to reapply sunscreen By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NEW 'SMART TATTOO' THAT SENSES SUN RAYS WILL TELL YOU WHEN ITS TIME TO REAPPLY SUNSCREEN

    Scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have created a tattoo that is sensitive to UV radiation. when its bearer has been...

  • Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    WOMAN IN HER 60S WHO FELL ASLEEP DURING HOME CUPPING THERAPY WOKE UP WITH LARGE BLISTERS

    The tale of the unnamed woman, from California, was published in a report in the journal JAMA Dermatology. The therapy is used to relieve...

    Dermatology
  • How much do YOU know about meningitis? By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MENINGITIS?

    The Bristol-based Meningitis Research Foundation has released a quiz to test people's knowledge of the deadly brain infection amid...

    Brain
  • Ramen recall after top brand incorrectly instructs users to microwave the flammable paper cup By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    RAMEN RECALL AFTER TOP BRAND INCORRECTLY INSTRUCTS USERS TO MICROWAVE THE FLAMMABLE PAPER CUP

    Lotus Foods issued a recall of three flavors of its rice ramen noodle cups after receiving 12 reports of the cups being extremely hot...

    Food
  • GP crisis laid bare: Patient numbers are up nearly 50% since 2004 By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    GP CRISIS LAID BARE: PATIENT NUMBERS ARE UP NEARLY 50% SINCE 2004

    The average practice list size in England was 8,490 in December 2018. By contrast, the average number was 5,891 in 2004, the NHS figures...

  • Alzheimer's is linked to blood transfusions By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    ALZHEIMER'S IS LINKED TO BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS

    A study by UCL found that hormones taken from cadavers caused Alzheimer's-associated clumps to develop in mice within a year. The hormone...

    Alzheimer
  • Non-medicinal options advised to soothe teething babies By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    NON-MEDICINAL OPTIONS ADVISED TO SOOTHE TEETHING BABIES

    The review by the UK-based Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency found teething gels containing lidocaine should only...

    Teeth, Baby
  • Human HEART left on board a Southwest plane forces pilot to turnaround mid-flight By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    HUMAN HEART LEFT ON BOARD A SOUTHWEST PLANE FORCES PILOT TO TURNAROUND MID-FLIGHT

    Southwest Airlines was tasked with flying the heart from Sacramento to Washington, where an unidentified hospital was awaiting the...

    Hospital
  • Man, 35, discovers he has end-stage heart failure and now has mechanical heart keeping him alive By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    MAN, 35, DISCOVERS HE HAS END-STAGE HEART FAILURE AND NOW HAS MECHANICAL HEART KEEPING HIM ALIVE

    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Doctors discovered that Jeremy Hunt, 35, of Spokane, Washington, was in end-stage heart failure after undergoing...

    Knees
  • Stop vaping Viagra: FDA urges Americans to avoid e-liquid that contains erectile dysfunction drugs By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    STOP VAPING VIAGRA: FDA URGES AMERICANS TO AVOID E-LIQUID THAT CONTAINS ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION DRUGS

    China-based HelloCig Electronic Tech Company is selling two e-liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs. The FDA is cracking...

    Drugs
  • Breast screening invite scandal was caused by a 'misunderstanding', not a computer failure By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    BREAST SCREENING INVITE SCANDAL WAS CAUSED BY A 'MISUNDERSTANDING', NOT A COMPUTER FAILURE

    A review has found officials were wrong when they warned 450,000 British women they may have missed breast screenings when the true...

    Breasts, Breast
  • Teenage who suffered two strokes at just 12 is on track to compete at the 2024 Paralympic games By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    TEENAGE WHO SUFFERED TWO STROKES AT JUST 12 IS ON TRACK TO COMPETE AT THE 2024 PARALYMPIC GAMES

    Rafi Solaiman, now 18, of Worksop, Nottinghamshire, ranks third in the world in race running and hopes to represent team GB if the...

    Stroke, Sport
  • Christmas Eve is the most common day of the year to have a heart attack By Daily Mail   -   Dec 13, 2018

    CHRISTMAS EVE IS THE MOST COMMON DAY OF THE YEAR TO HAVE A HEART ATTACK

    Attacks peak at 10pm on the night before Christmas due to stress and anxiety, Swedish researchers said. They compared 280,000 dates...

    Stress