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World's smallest baby boy at birth to leave hospital in Japan

19/04/2019 • 19:50 Health The Guardian  

Mother of Ryusuke Sekino said: ‘It seemed he would break if I touched him. I was so worried’ When Ryusuke Sekino was born last October, his mother …

Father, 37, gets into the shape of his life after breaking his spine

19/04/2019 • 16:14 Health Daily Mail  

Chris Arpino, from Cornwall, broke his back in 2009 and now says he gets up at 3.30am three times a week to work out, after fearing he would be left …

1,000 unvaccinated Brooklyn children received the MMR shot this week

19/04/2019 • 15:35 Health Daily Mail  

Last week, 3,300 children in Williamsburg (14 percent of all children) had not been vaccinated. Since the state of emergency was declared, 1,000 have …

Two-and-a-half hours of exercise a week 'improves mental fitness'

19/04/2019 • 15:01 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers from Boston University said every extra hour of exercise on top of the recommended 250-minute weekly average could wipe an extra year off …

Three Brooklyn parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are summoned to court

19/04/2019 • 14:19 Health Daily Mail  

The parents all live within the four Brooklyn ZIP codes that have been ordered in a 'state of emergency' to vaccinate everyone - children and adults - …

Is a daily routine all it’s cracked up to be? | Oliver Burkeman

19/04/2019 • 14:00 Health The Guardian  

To be productive, creative and sane, we’re told, you need a regimen. But do they work? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, …

I am depressed about the world my grandchildren are inheriting

19/04/2019 • 14:00 Health The Guardian  

Let’s take a closer look at you. You say you don’t think you’re depressed, despite feeling depressed. How you feel is important: don’t belittle it …

'Dangerous' levels of arsenic found in bottled water from Whole Foods and Dr Pepper

19/04/2019 • 13:53 Health Daily Mail  

A Consumer Reports investigation found that samples of Whole Foods's Starkey bottled water come dangerously close to federal limits on arsenic in …

Woman, 21, is diagnosed with a brain tumour the size of a SATSUMA after a roller coaster ride

19/04/2019 • 13:40 Health Daily Mail  

Molly White, from Paignton in Devon, discovered she had astrocytoma brain cancer after riding on the Colossus roller coaster at Thorpe Park in 2016. …

MORE blood pressure pills recalled over carcinogen fears

19/04/2019 • 13:15 Health Daily Mail  

Last summer it emerged drugs made in China and India, and dispatched across the world were contaminated with carcinogens NMBA, NMDA, and …

Blind Date to feature bisexual contestants for the first time

19/04/2019 • 12:53 Health The Independent  

'I'm sure Cilla would have been proud,' said host Paul …

Five-month-old twin girls have never left hospital because they're too weak for heart surgery

19/04/2019 • 12:48 Health Daily Mail  

Natasha and Hermione Sutcliffe, from Dundee, weighed just five pounds each when they were born and were found to have ventricular septal defects – …

My boyfriend is richer than me, and I worry I’m holding him back

19/04/2019 • 11:06 Health The Guardian  

He is 10 years older and ready to buy a house, while I’m in a low-paid job. I hate not being able to pay my way My partner is 33 and I am 23. We …

Woman, 29, has her leg amputated to stop years of pain

19/04/2019 • 09:42 Health Daily Mail  

Josephine Bridges, from Birmingham, had cancerous bones in her leg removed and replaced with metal implants but they became infected and regularly …

Scientists pinpoint virus which could be the cause of deadly polio-like illness

19/04/2019 • 08:33 Health Daily Mail  

University of Minnesota experts say enterovirus-D68 could cause acute flaccid myelitis, which struck at least 28 people in the UK last year, like …

I was incredibly pleased to alight on the word ‘petrichor’ | Hannah Jane Parkinson

19/04/2019 • 06:00 Health The Guardian  

Since I discovered it, I’d feel lost without the word ‘petrichor’ There are times when we discover a word that maybe we didn’t even realise we …

New parents slapped with surprise $4K bill for out-of-network anesthesiologist

19/04/2019 • 00:53 Health Daily Mail  

Adam and Laura Parkinsons were charged $3,700 after Laura gave birth to their son last year. The couple had chose an in-network hospital, but got an …

NHS urges DIY-lovers to take care this Easter amid rise in accidents

18/04/2019 • 23:01 Health Daily Mail  

The warnings come as Easter is round the corner. DIY related injuries have risen by seven per cent in the past three years, NHS England figures …

8-month-old girl caught measles before she could get her MMR shot

18/04/2019 • 20:20 Health Daily Mail  

Shira Goldschmidt, eight months, from Israel, contracted measles in December 2018 and suffered complications that left her hospitalized after she was …

At-home brain stimulation treats depression in isolated rural residents

18/04/2019 • 18:16 Health Daily Mail  

Rates of depression and suicide are far higher in the rural US than in urban areas. Researchers at the University of New South Wales gave at-home …