• Two-year-old with severe epilepsy `unable to obtain' cannabis By Daily Mail   -   Dec 15, 2018

    TWO-YEAR-OLD WITH SEVERE EPILEPSY `UNABLE TO OBTAIN' CANNABIS

    Jorja Emerson's family fought for weeks to secure the landmark prescription from a private hospital in London - but they have now been...

    Hospital, Face
  • 'Deeply concerning' figures show a 50% rise in the number of Down's syndrome abortions By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    'DEEPLY CONCERNING' FIGURES SHOW A 50% RISE IN THE NUMBER OF DOWN'S SYNDROME ABORTIONS

    The campaign group Don't Screen Us Out fears the NHS use of 99 per cent accurate, low-risk prenatal testing for Down's syndrome will...

    Baby, Abortion
  • Fitness instructors should stop saying phrases like 'thunder thighs' as it doesn't benefit women By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    FITNESS INSTRUCTORS SHOULD STOP SAYING PHRASES LIKE 'THUNDER THIGHS' AS IT DOESN'T BENEFIT WOMEN

    Women who hear such comments feel 'disgusted' with themselves after a class, according to a team of researchers at Northwestern University...

  • 'As soon as the camera came on it stopped': CBS reporter reveals he has Tourette Syndrome By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    'AS SOON AS THE CAMERA CAME ON IT STOPPED': CBS REPORTER REVEALS HE HAS TOURETTE SYNDROME

    Dallas-based CBS reporter David Begnaud revealed to People that he has had Tourette Syndrome since childhood. He was often bullied...

  • A baby was born so premature she would have been classed as a miscarriage if she had died By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    A BABY WAS BORN SO PREMATURE SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN CLASSED AS A MISCARRIAGE IF SHE HAD DIED

    Baby Ayah Malik defied the odds of a 5% chance of survival after spending weeks in hospital. Her parents, from Wales, had dealt with...

    Miscarriage, Hospital, Baby
  • Woman, 94, had acupuncture needles buried along her spine for 30 YEARS  By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    WOMAN, 94, HAD ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES BURIED ALONG HER SPINE FOR 30 YEARS 

    The unnamed woman, believed to be from Toronto, visited a traditional Korean Hari acupuncture clinic in the Canadian city just once....

    Skin
  • Teenager has a stroke after tearing an artery in his neck on a water slide By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    TEENAGER HAS A STROKE AFTER TEARING AN ARTERY IN HIS NECK ON A WATER SLIDE

    The unnamed 16-year-old presented to Rashid Hospital in Dubai after being unable to walk or stand for the past 16 hours. A CT scan...

    Hospital, Stroke, Brain
  • All 50 US states to screen newborns for 'bubble boy disease' By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    ALL 50 US STATES TO SCREEN NEWBORNS FOR 'BUBBLE BOY DISEASE'

    Newborns in all 50 states in the US will now be screened for SCID, the devastating immune deficiency that claimed the life of Carol...

  • Incredible Hulk actor Lou Ferrigno, 67, hospitalized after 'botched pneumonia vaccine' By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    INCREDIBLE HULK ACTOR LOU FERRIGNO, 67, HOSPITALIZED AFTER 'BOTCHED PNEUMONIA VACCINE'

    Ferrigno, 67, posted a photo of himself in a hospital bed on Twitter on Wednesday, saying the shot left him with fluid in his bicep.

    Vaccination, Hospital
  • Johnson & Johnson knew for DECADES that asbestos lurked in its baby powder, report claims By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    JOHNSON & JOHNSON KNEW FOR DECADES THAT ASBESTOS LURKED IN ITS BABY POWDER, REPORT CLAIMS

    A Reuters investigation said the papers, dating from 1971 to the 2000s, show J&J knew that the powders sometimes tested positive for...

    Baby
  • Vapers inhale MUCH lower levels of toxins than smokers, study finds  By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    VAPERS INHALE MUCH LOWER LEVELS OF TOXINS THAN SMOKERS, STUDY FINDS 

    Compared to nonsmokers, vapers had more biomarkers of toxic chemicals in their urine - but lower levels than smokers, said the study...

    Cancer
  • Gene editing could be used for people who want to lose weight By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    GENE EDITING COULD BE USED FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT

    Scientists from the University of California have found that making tweaks to the gene SIM1, which regulates hunger, they can help...

  • How to know when holiday drinking is hurting your brain By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    HOW TO KNOW WHEN HOLIDAY DRINKING IS HURTING YOUR BRAIN

    Alcohol can be a quick and easy way to get into the spirit of celebration. There are those, however, who drink right past the buzz...

    Brain, Alcohol
  • Groundbreaking app detects a child's risk of asthma in just SIX yes or no questions By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    GROUNDBREAKING APP DETECTS A CHILD'S RISK OF ASTHMA IN JUST SIX YES OR NO QUESTIONS

    Dr Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy, from University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, was one of the scientists behind the app - available on...

    Hospital, Child, Asthma
  • Theresa May's promise of £20.5billion funding boost for the NHS 'won't be enough to improve care' By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    THERESA MAY'S PROMISE OF £20.5BILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR THE NHS 'WON'T BE ENOUGH TO IMPROVE CARE'

    A report by the London-based Institute for Public Policy Research has warned as little as £1.3billion of the huge sum will be left...

  • Stomach-churning video shows the moment a Vietnamese ant was 'tweezered' out of a man's EAR By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    STOMACH-CHURNING VIDEO SHOWS THE MOMENT A VIETNAMESE ANT WAS 'TWEEZERED' OUT OF A MAN'S EAR

    The unnamed man arrived at a hospital in the city of Hải Dương - around 46miles from Hanoi - claiming to have woken with what felt...

    Hospital
  • Baby who caught killer Ebola at just six days old is hailed a 'miracle' By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    BABY WHO CAUGHT KILLER EBOLA AT JUST SIX DAYS OLD IS HAILED A 'MIRACLE'

    Congo's health ministry said the girl, called Benedicte, is the youngest survivor in what is now the world's second-deadliest ever...

    Baby
  • Office worker with a 'bumpy' nose from two botched surgeries By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    OFFICE WORKER WITH A 'BUMPY' NOSE FROM TWO BOTCHED SURGERIES

    Stacy, whose surname is unknown, of Phoenix, Arizona, would wear hats to hide her 'lumpy bumpy nose' after failed rhinoplasties caused...

    Rhinoplasty, Nose
  • Desperate mother fears for her daughter, 12, at risk of organ failure due to a phobia of EATING By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    DESPERATE MOTHER FEARS FOR HER DAUGHTER, 12, AT RISK OF ORGAN FAILURE DUE TO A PHOBIA OF EATING

    Grace Daw, from Cheshire, has lived with a fear of choking since she was a baby. It can take her over an hour to eat a mouthful of...

    Food, Baby
  • Diabetes starts to SHRINK our brains in middle age, study suggests By Daily Mail   -   Dec 14, 2018

    DIABETES STARTS TO SHRINK OUR BRAINS IN MIDDLE AGE, STUDY SUGGESTS

    Australian scientists found elderly people with type 2 diabetes experienced a significant decline in memory and verbal fluency over...

    Diabetes, Brain