• When just sitting down can leave women in agony By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHEN JUST SITTING DOWN CAN LEAVE WOMEN IN AGONY

    Ruby Deevoy, 29, from Cheltenham, suffers with Vulvodynia - an unexplained, excruciating chronic pain condition of the vulva. This...

  • FDA committee votes to approve Opioid tablet 1,000 times stronger than morphine By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    FDA COMMITTEE VOTES TO APPROVE OPIOID TABLET 1,000 TIMES STRONGER THAN MORPHINE

    A Food and Drug Adminstration's advisory committee voted in favor of the approval of a sufentanil tablet, an opioid 10 times stronger...

    Food, Drugs
  • UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Former England football player John Barnes answers our health quiz By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: FORMER ENGLAND FOOTBALL PLAYER JOHN BARNES ANSWERS OUR HEALTH QUIZ

    The 54-year-old, from Kingston, Jamaica, ruptured his Achilles tendon aged 28, but still tries to keep fit. However, he only sleeps...

    Sleep
  • What is multiple sclerosis? Selma Blair's condition and why it can take decades to diagnose By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHAT IS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS? SELMA BLAIR'S CONDITION AND WHY IT CAN TAKE DECADES TO DIAGNOSE

    The 46-year-old actress told fans on Saturday that she has struggled with symptoms for about 15 years - falling, dropping things, foggy...

    Drop
  • Why skinny people die of 'fat' diseases  - and fat people can be healthier than you think By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHY SKINNY PEOPLE DIE OF 'FAT' DISEASES  - AND FAT PEOPLE CAN BE HEALTHIER THAN YOU THINK

    U.S. researchers from the Scripps Research Institute, California, say they've developed a replacement to BMI - a blood test that may...

  • Doctors could use AI to diagnose DEMENTIA By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    DOCTORS COULD USE AI TO DIAGNOSE DEMENTIA

    Researchers led by University College London have developed an algorithm which can analyse past MRI brain scans to learn how to pick...

    Brain
  • NHS trust wants Tottenham Hotspur to put a 20p surcharge on food By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    NHS TRUST WANTS TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR TO PUT A 20P SURCHARGE ON FOOD

    North Middlesex University Hospital Trust ended the last financial year with a deficit close to the £30million mark. The hospital it...

    Hospital, Food
  • Antipsychotics prescribed to millions of delirious patients do NOTHING, study reveals By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ANTIPSYCHOTICS PRESCRIBED TO MILLIONS OF DELIRIOUS PATIENTS DO NOTHING, STUDY REVEALS

    Antipsychotic drugs are common treatments for delirious patients in the ICU, and have been for unclear reasons for 40 years. But Vanderbilt...

    Drugs
  • Welsh health minister rejects claims of systemic failings made by former NHS manager By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WELSH HEALTH MINISTER REJECTS CLAIMS OF SYSTEMIC FAILINGS MADE BY FORMER NHS MANAGER

    Professor Siobhan McClelland is fleeing Wales, claiming flaws in the Welsh NHS is affecting everything from diagnosis rates to patient...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • Another reason to brush your teeth: Poor oral health increases blood pressure By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ANOTHER REASON TO BRUSH YOUR TEETH: POOR ORAL HEALTH INCREASES BLOOD PRESSURE

    A new study from the University of L'Aquila in Italy found that patients with hypertension and gum disease are 20 percent less likely...

    Teeth, Hypertension
  • Thousands of Americans die of trauma every year because they are too far from hospitals, study finds By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS DIE OF TRAUMA EVERY YEAR BECAUSE THEY ARE TOO FAR FROM HOSPITALS, STUDY FINDS

    Rural Americans face countless health disparities. Poor access to trauma centers, and long ambulance rides cost 7,600 lives a year,...

    Hospital, Face
  • Junk food is as addictive as DRUGS, study finds By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    JUNK FOOD IS AS ADDICTIVE AS DRUGS, STUDY FINDS

    A new University of Michigan study has found that cutting down on junk food such as pizza and chips can cause withdrawal symptoms such...

    Food, Drugs
  • Phlegm colour chart: What your mucus says about your health By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    PHLEGM COLOUR CHART: WHAT YOUR MUCUS SAYS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

    With the UK approaching winter, many start coughing while they battle winter colds and flu. Although for most coughing up mucus is...

    Flu, Cold
  • Men who work out before conception - even if they eat a high-fat diet - have healthier kids By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    MEN WHO WORK OUT BEFORE CONCEPTION - EVEN IF THEY EAT A HIGH-FAT DIET - HAVE HEALTHIER KIDS

    A new study from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found fathers who exercised had children with lower levels of body fat...

    Diet
  • World first as experimental drug appears to REVERSE symptoms in girl, 7, with incurable disease By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WORLD FIRST AS EXPERIMENTAL DRUG APPEARS TO REVERSE SYMPTOMS IN GIRL, 7, WITH INCURABLE DISEASE

    Mila Malkovec, seven, from Boulder, Colorado, was diagnosed with Batten disease, a rare and fatal inherited disorder, in December 2016....

    Drugs
  • Pesticide-free organic food lowers your blood cancer risk by 86% By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    PESTICIDE-FREE ORGANIC FOOD LOWERS YOUR BLOOD CANCER RISK BY 86%

    The survey of nearly 70,000 French adults comes amid a flurry of interest in the cancer risks of pesticides, spurred by this summer's...

    Food, Cancer
  • Is hard water to blame for giving babies eczema? By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    IS HARD WATER TO BLAME FOR GIVING BABIES ECZEMA?

    Isida Pierce, 31, a marketing manager from Greenwich, South East London, is testing a new device that may improve - or cure - her child's...

    Eczema, Cures, Child, Baby
  • The clever clothes that are reinventing healthcare By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THE CLEVER CLOTHES THAT ARE REINVENTING HEALTHCARE

    Thanks to sophisticated technology, scientists are developing clothing that can monitor, and even treat, our health problems. But what's...

  • Think you're allergic to penicillin? Think again By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THINK YOU'RE ALLERGIC TO PENICILLIN? THINK AGAIN

    People with penicillin allergies are more likely to get antibiotic-resistant infections such as C.difficile or MRSA, which can be life-threatening...

    Allergies
  • 25% of students say they were traumatized by the 2016 election, study says By Daily Mail   -   Oct 22, 2018

    25% OF STUDENTS SAY THEY WERE TRAUMATIZED BY THE 2016 ELECTION, STUDY SAYS

    Researchers surveyed Arizona university students around the time of President Trump's inauguration, and found the average stress score...

    Stress