• Why are so many new mums getting deadly sepsis? By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    WHY ARE SO MANY NEW MUMS GETTING DEADLY SEPSIS?

    Rebecca Beaty, 29, from Newcastle upon Tyne spent two days in a coma and three more in hospital after she developed sepsis. She was...

    Hospital
  • You CAN beat the curse of broken sleep By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    YOU CAN BEAT THE CURSE OF BROKEN SLEEP

    Problems with sleep are often down to problems with the body clock - typically due to the wrong light exposure linked to our 24/7 culture...

    Sleep
  • Would you refuse lifesaving cancer therapy if it meant losing your hair? By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    WOULD YOU REFUSE LIFESAVING CANCER THERAPY IF IT MEANT LOSING YOUR HAIR?

    Research suggests 8 per cent, one in 12, refuse or delay potentially life-saving treatment due to the psychological distress of losing...

    Hair, Cancer
  • Why a cool wash may be good for the planet but bad for your health By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    WHY A COOL WASH MAY BE GOOD FOR THE PLANET BUT BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH

    Washing at 40c rather than 60c reduces energy use by almost 50 per cent. But while the clothes look clean, potentially harmful microbes...

  • NHS watchdog rejects use of party drug ketamine as antidepressant despite hype over treatment  By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    NHS WATCHDOG REJECTS USE OF PARTY DRUG KETAMINE AS ANTIDEPRESSANT DESPITE HYPE OVER TREATMENT 

    Last month drugs giant Janssen announced it had obtained a license to use 'esketamine' as an antidepressant in Europe. But NICE say...

    Drugs
  • NHS staffing shortage means 1,100 people with bowel cancer in England are being diagnosed too late By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    NHS STAFFING SHORTAGE MEANS 1,100 PEOPLE WITH BOWEL CANCER IN ENGLAND ARE BEING DIAGNOSED TOO LATE

    More than 1,100 people in England are 'slipping through the net' each year because there is a lack of specialists to conduct tests,...

    Cancer
  • Chinese criticize Xi Jinping over coronavirus outbreak referring to him as 'Trump' on social media By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    CHINESE CRITICIZE XI JINPING OVER CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK REFERRING TO HIM AS 'TRUMP' ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Chinese social media users have been attempting to skirt online censors as they critique President Xi over his response to the coronavirus...

  • Man's headaches turn out to be triggered by a tape worm that was in his brain for a decade By Daily Mail   -   Jan 28, 2020

    MAN'S HEADACHES TURN OUT TO BE TRIGGERED BY A TAPE WORM THAT WAS IN HIS BRAIN FOR A DECADE

    Doctors at Dell Seton in Texas removed a tape worm that an Austin man named Gerardo likely contracted from eating under-cooked pork...

    Brain
  • Johnson & Johnson is 'pretty confident' it can make a coronavirus vaccine By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    JOHNSON & JOHNSON IS 'PRETTY CONFIDENT' IT CAN MAKE A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

    Johnson & Johnson's chief scientist told CNBC that the company started developing a shot from scratch last week, and that he is 'pretty...

    Vaccination
  • Deadly coronavirus outbreak DID start at Wuhan animal market By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    DEADLY CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK DID START AT WUHAN ANIMAL MARKET

    The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said tests proved humans caught it from animals at the Huanan Seafood Wholesales...

  • Narcoleptic 15-year-old suffers sudden muscle paralysis if she giggles By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    NARCOLEPTIC 15-YEAR-OLD SUFFERS SUDDEN MUSCLE PARALYSIS IF SHE GIGGLES

    Jordan Coomer, from Indiana, suffers from cataplexy, which causes sudden muscle paralysis if she giggles or feels strong emotion. It's...

  • Serial nail-biter, 48, is left fighting for his life in hospital after getting blood poisoning By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    SERIAL NAIL-BITER, 48, IS LEFT FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE IN HOSPITAL AFTER GETTING BLOOD POISONING

    Steven MacDonald, from Coatbridge, near Glasgow, noticed his index finger balloon one day after chomping on it too hard. It had become...

    Nail, Hospital, Arm
  • Brazen airliner still offering flights from London Heathrow to coronavirus-ravaged Wuhan By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    BRAZEN AIRLINER STILL OFFERING FLIGHTS FROM LONDON HEATHROW TO CORONAVIRUS-RAVAGED WUHAN

    EXCLUSIVE: The French airline is offering cheap flights from Heathrow to the outbreak's epicentre on Sunday evening via its website....

  • Parkinson's disease may start before BIRTH, study suggests By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    PARKINSON'S DISEASE MAY START BEFORE BIRTH, STUDY SUGGESTS

    By 'rewinding' cells of early-onset Parkinson's disease patients back to their stem cell states, a Cedars-Sinai study found that, even...

    Parkinson
  • Social isolation robs you of memory and could lead to DEMENTIA By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    SOCIAL ISOLATION ROBS YOU OF MEMORY AND COULD LEAD TO DEMENTIA

    Researchers studied data on more than 11,000 English people over 50. Those who were the most isolated faced a decline in memory similar...

    Face
  • British teacher who lived next to Wuhan market says he may be spreading disease in UK By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    BRITISH TEACHER WHO LIVED NEXT TO WUHAN MARKET SAYS HE MAY BE SPREADING DISEASE IN UK

    David Marland, 34, lived just five minutes from the seafood market and walked through it nearly every day. He phoned NHS 111 last week...

  • Ex-England footballer Sue Lopez blames her dementia diagnosis on heading the ball and urges a ban  By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    EX-ENGLAND FOOTBALLER SUE LOPEZ BLAMES HER DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS ON HEADING THE BALL AND URGES A BAN 

    Sue Lopez, 74, who played for England between 1969 and 1979, told the BBC her diagnosis in 2018 made her feel 'sick'. Studies have...

  • Baby born with part of his BRAIN sticking out from his skull defies slim chance of survival By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    BABY BORN WITH PART OF HIS BRAIN STICKING OUT FROM HIS SKULL DEFIES SLIM CHANCE OF SURVIVAL

    Ozzie Gordon's birth defect causes his brain and skull to form incorrectly. Despite having a range of health issues, his parents, from...

    Brain, Baby
  • Possible SIXTH case of coronavirus is suspected in Pennsylvania By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    POSSIBLE SIXTH CASE OF CORONAVIRUS IS SUSPECTED IN PENNSYLVANIA

    A sixth US case of coronavirus is suspected in Pennsylvania. Officials are testing a Chinese exchange student at William Penn Charter...

  • Genetic test could identify children at highest risk of type 2 diabetes By Daily Mail   -   Jan 27, 2020

    GENETIC TEST COULD IDENTIFY CHILDREN AT HIGHEST RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

    A study has found markers in DNA that mean certain children have a higher risk of developing the disease in the future. The study,...

    Diabetes