• Woman, 22, has huge chunk of her skull removed after she was ploughed into by a car By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    WOMAN, 22, HAS HUGE CHUNK OF HER SKULL REMOVED AFTER SHE WAS PLOUGHED INTO BY A CAR

    Steph Blake was struck as she crossed a pedestrian crossing in Totting, Hampshire, last June. She suffered a traumatic brain injury...

    Brain
  • Did leukaemia inspire Dracula? Scientists say vampires' victims have 'textbook' symptoms By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    DID LEUKAEMIA INSPIRE DRACULA? SCIENTISTS SAY VAMPIRES' VICTIMS HAVE 'TEXTBOOK' SYMPTOMS

    Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark said leukaemia was just beginning to be understood in the 1800s and real patients...

  • Deafblind doctor says she has 'less eyesight but more insight'  By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    DEAFBLIND DOCTOR SAYS SHE HAS 'LESS EYESIGHT BUT MORE INSIGHT' 

    Alexandra Adams, 25, from Cardiff, said that she has 'less eyesight' but 'more insight' than some of her colleagues in medicine, adding...

  • The end of the plaster cast? Start-up creates a waterproof and mesh-like alternative By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    THE END OF THE PLASTER CAST? START-UP CREATES A WATERPROOF AND MESH-LIKE ALTERNATIVE

    Cast21, based in Chicago, created the futuristic cast. The mesh sleeve is put on a patient and filled with liquid which hardens. It's...

  • More than TWO MILLION adults in England are unable to see an NHS dentist By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    MORE THAN TWO MILLION ADULTS IN ENGLAND ARE UNABLE TO SEE AN NHS DENTIST

    Health experts said a 'perfect storm' of underfunding, failed contracts and a staffing crisis had caused the problem. They said patients...

  • New drug for treating migraine pain may suit more people than existing medications By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    NEW DRUG FOR TREATING MIGRAINE PAIN MAY SUIT MORE PEOPLE THAN EXISTING MEDICATIONS

    The drug, ubrogepant, relieved migraine pain within two hours for a fifth of people given it in a large-scale clinical trial led by...

    Drugs
  • School children who skip breakfast are less likely to achieve good grades at GCSE, study claims  By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    SCHOOL CHILDREN WHO SKIP BREAKFAST ARE LESS LIKELY TO ACHIEVE GOOD GRADES AT GCSE, STUDY CLAIMS 

    Researchers found that school children who eat breakfast 'regularly' perform better in exams, scoring on average two grades above their...

  • Woman who felt ashamed of her size 25-stone weight pays £10,000 for a gastric sleeve By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    WOMAN WHO FELT ASHAMED OF HER SIZE 25-STONE WEIGHT PAYS £10,000 FOR A GASTRIC SLEEVE

    Imogen Wilson, 26, from West Sussex, felt ashamed of her size 32 figure, meaning she refused to go on dates and wouldn't travel for...

  • Woman goes from 'fattest girl at uni' to fitness fanatic after shedding 10 stone By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    WOMAN GOES FROM 'FATTEST GIRL AT UNI' TO FITNESS FANATIC AFTER SHEDDING 10 STONE

    EXCLUSIVE: Ever since she was a teenager, Laura Dryden, 29, from Cambridge, said she considered herself the 'biggest' girl in school...

  • Loss of libido in menopausal women often down sexual dysfunction in their husbands, scientists say By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    LOSS OF LIBIDO IN MENOPAUSAL WOMEN OFTEN DOWN SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN THEIR HUSBANDS, SCIENTISTS SAY

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, interviewed women over the age of 60 about their low libido. Erectile dysfunction was...

    Menopause, Libido
  • Fish oil supplements could be 'as good as drugs' for treating some cases of ADHD By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTS COULD BE 'AS GOOD AS DRUGS' FOR TREATING SOME CASES OF ADHD

    Researchers from King's College London trialled omega-3 supplements on 92 children with ADHD in Taiwan and found those with lower levels...

    Drugs
  • Asthma and flu could be a 'lethal combination' to FOUR MILLION patients By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    ASTHMA AND FLU COULD BE A 'LETHAL COMBINATION' TO FOUR MILLION PATIENTS

    Asthmatics are at a higher risk of flu complications or asthma attacks. Adam Blackman, 47, of East Sussex, was put in a coma after...

    Flu, Asthma
  • Why you should chew sugar-free gum to avoid your teeth rotting By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    WHY YOU SHOULD CHEW SUGAR-FREE GUM TO AVOID YOUR TEETH ROTTING

    Scientists from King's College London scoured 50-years' worth of studies and found sugar-free gum reduced the risk of decay by 28 per...

    Teeth
  • Eczema patients are 13% more likely to break their bones By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    ECZEMA PATIENTS ARE 13% MORE LIKELY TO BREAK THEIR BONES

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine experts trawled through almost two decades worth of fractures in England. The study...

    Eczema
  • Almost half a million worried children are not asking anyone for help  By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    ALMOST HALF A MILLION WORRIED CHILDREN ARE NOT ASKING ANYONE FOR HELP 

    The Children's Society surveyed 2,300 youngsters aged between 10 and 17. Results showed eight per cent of children who admitted they...

  • Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success' By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    THOUSANDS COULD BE SAVED FROM SEPSIS AFTER MAJOR TRIAL OF MONITORING SYSTEM IS 'SUCCESS'

    Three leading NHS hospitals in London pioneered the technology which monitors patients' vital signs and triggers an alert to doctors...

    Hospital
  • Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success' By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    THOUSANDS COULD BE SAVED FROM SEPSIS AFTER MAJOR TRIAL OF MONITORING SYSTEM IS 'SUCCESS'

    Three leading NHS hospitals have pioneered technology which monitors patients' vital signs and automatically triggers an alert to doctors...

    Hospital
  • Three clinics rapped for misleading pregnant women By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    THREE CLINICS RAPPED FOR MISLEADING PREGNANT WOMEN

    Three clinics have been rapped for misleading pregnant women by exaggerating the effectiveness of Down's Syndrome blood tests. The...

    Pregnant
  • Abortion 'does not increase a woman's risk of attempting suicide' By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    ABORTION 'DOES NOT INCREASE A WOMAN'S RISK OF ATTEMPTING SUICIDE'

    Scientists from the University of Maryland did a study which showed that women seemed to be more likely to attempt suicide before an...

    Abortion
  • World's first MALE birth control could be just six months away By Daily Mail   -   Nov 20, 2019

    WORLD'S FIRST MALE BIRTH CONTROL COULD BE JUST SIX MONTHS AWAY

    Scientists at the Indian Council of Medical Research have completed all three rounds of clinical trials for an injectable polymer that...

    Injection, Injections