• NHS plans sex change advice in Skype calls for children as young as THREE at controversial clinic By Daily Mail   -   Aug 25, 2019

    NHS PLANS SEX CHANGE ADVICE IN SKYPE CALLS FOR CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS THREE AT CONTROVERSIAL CLINIC

    The technology allows doctors to diagnose and prescribe treatment for patients hundreds or thousands of miles away. Last year 2,590...

    Plan
  • One million times thinner than a human hair, medical miracle that could cure the blind By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    ONE MILLION TIMES THINNER THAN A HUMAN HAIR, MEDICAL MIRACLE THAT COULD CURE THE BLIND

    Graphene promises to transform the way doctors treat and prevent many major illnesses. From eye implants that combat blindness to dental...

    Dental, Hair, Cures, Eye
  • Prostate cancer 'crisis' due to a shortage of specialist nurses, charity warns  By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    PROSTATE CANCER 'CRISIS' DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF SPECIALIST NURSES, CHARITY WARNS 

    Prostate Cancer UK says that two-fifths of urology cancer nurse specialists are approaching retirement or plan to leave the job in...

    Urology, Prostate, Plan, Cancer
  • Your pills' nasty side effects? They're not as rare as you think By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    YOUR PILLS' NASTY SIDE EFFECTS? THEY'RE NOT AS RARE AS YOU THINK

    Becky Hay, 46, from Basingstoke, Hampshire was diagnosed with high blood pressure in 2017, and started taking medication. But within...

  • How to tell if you have a hoarding disorder and the warning signs to look out for By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    HOW TO TELL IF YOU HAVE A HOARDING DISORDER AND THE WARNING SIGNS TO LOOK OUT FOR

    Officially recognised by the NHS in 2013, up to three million Britons are thought to suffer to some degree from the condition, which...

  • Have 100,000 women been poisoned by their breast implants? Worrying evidence of new scandal emerging By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    HAVE 100,000 WOMEN BEEN POISONED BY THEIR BREAST IMPLANTS? WORRYING EVIDENCE OF NEW SCANDAL EMERGING

    Biba Tanya, 38, from Lancashire, was 28 when she had breast implants. It was a decision she came to bitterly regret, alongside others....

    Breast, Breasts
  • Disabled women blocked from accessing potentially lifesaving smear tests for decades, report reveals By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    DISABLED WOMEN BLOCKED FROM ACCESSING POTENTIALLY LIFESAVING SMEAR TESTS FOR DECADES, REPORT REVEALS

    Kerry Thompson, 40, from Milton Keynes, waited more than a decade for a smear test as a result of her disability. Luckily, Kerry's...

    Disability
  • Device allows surgeons to mend failing heart while it is STILL BEATING By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    DEVICE ALLOWS SURGEONS TO MEND FAILING HEART WHILE IT IS STILL BEATING

    Surgeons at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London have so far successfully treated 17 seriously ill patients, who could not safely...

    Hospital
  • HEALTH NOTES: Cancer dad's drive for stem cell donors By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    HEALTH NOTES: CANCER DAD'S DRIVE FOR STEM CELL DONORS

    HEALTH NOTES: Peter McCleave, 41, from Bunbury in Cheshire, was diagnosed with incurable myeloma in 2017. He now hopes to help recruit...

    Myeloma, Cancer
  • EVE SIMMONS: We don't need Ocado nagging us to cut the calories in our weekly shop  By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    EVE SIMMONS: WE DON'T NEED OCADO NAGGING US TO CUT THE CALORIES IN OUR WEEKLY SHOP 

    EVE SIMMONS: Ocado, the online supermarket, had a suggestion for me recently. I'd got to the point of paying for my weekly groceries...

  • Why, with huge reluctance, I'm off the booze, says BONNIE ESTRIDGE By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    WHY, WITH HUGE RELUCTANCE, I'M OFF THE BOOZE, SAYS BONNIE ESTRIDGE

    BONNIE ESTRIDGE: I have given up booze. Completely, on doctor's orders. I haven't touched a drop for more than a month and I'd be lying...

    Drop
  • Blood test could diagnose concussion by picking up proteins released by dying brain cells  By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    BLOOD TEST COULD DIAGNOSE CONCUSSION BY PICKING UP PROTEINS RELEASED BY DYING BRAIN CELLS 

    Currently brain injuries like concussion are diagnosed using CT scans which do not work well and only pick up bleeds in the brain.The...

    Brain
  • DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Hip operation rationing is so cruel, it makes people like my gran suicidal  By Daily Mail   -   Aug 24, 2019

    DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: HIP OPERATION RATIONING IS SO CRUEL, IT MAKES PEOPLE LIKE MY GRAN SUICIDAL 

    Researchers assessed 2,000 people on waiting lists and found that about 20 per cent reported being in extreme pain. And, as I saw with...

  • How social media is fuelling a deadly conspiracy: More modern parents are shunning the MMR jab By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS FUELLING A DEADLY CONSPIRACY: MORE MODERN PARENTS ARE SHUNNING THE MMR JAB

    The World Health Organisation decided to revoke Britain's status as measles-free. Last year there were 966 cases which was almost four...

  • Women are being forced to seek menopause treatment abroad after HRT patches run out on High Street By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    WOMEN ARE BEING FORCED TO SEEK MENOPAUSE TREATMENT ABROAD AFTER HRT PATCHES RUN OUT ON HIGH STREET

    Shortages have been going on for months but reached 'crisis point' this week as most Evorel patches - the UK market leader - disappeared...

    Menopause
  • Couples should change their lifestyle up to two years before trying for a baby By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    COUPLES SHOULD CHANGE THEIR LIFESTYLE UP TO TWO YEARS BEFORE TRYING FOR A BABY

    Three months is typically advised but this is now considered not long enough. Couples should consider cutting down on alcohol and starting...

    Baby, Alcohol
  • 'Swishing' in Missouri woman's ear was a poisonous SPIDER, doctors discover By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    'SWISHING' IN MISSOURI WOMAN'S EAR WAS A POISONOUS SPIDER, DOCTORS DISCOVER

    Susie Torres thought she got water in her ear, but a doctor discovered that the sound she heard was a brown recluse spider common in...

  • Family of martial arts teacher who died suddenly in 2013 blames vaping By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    FAMILY OF MARTIAL ARTS TEACHER WHO DIED SUDDENLY IN 2013 BLAMES VAPING

    Healthy, athletic Brandon Wells had one vice: vaping. He thought it was a safer alternative to the cigarettes he quit in 2012. A year...

  • Scientists find people can tolerate more pain if their romantic partner is next to them By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    SCIENTISTS FIND PEOPLE CAN TOLERATE MORE PAIN IF THEIR ROMANTIC PARTNER IS NEXT TO THEM

    Scientists in Austria tested people's pain threshold with an experiment. When there, and only able to give contact, loved ones acted...

  • Restless leg syndrome sufferers are at a nearly 3-fold greater suicide risks   By Daily Mail   -   Aug 23, 2019

    RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME SUFFERERS ARE AT A NEARLY 3-FOLD GREATER SUICIDE RISKS  

    Restless leg syndrome strikes one in 10 Americans, leaving many with insomnia. Penn State University researchers found a three-fold...

    Legs