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Father, 34, has a life-saving transplant with donor heart beating in a box OUTSIDE of his bod

15/02/2019 • 09:10 Health Daily Mail  

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT James Walton, from Stoke-on-Trent, was given the emergency transplant after his aorta burst in January. He is the the third …

Teens smoke LESS weed in states where medical marijuana is legal, study finds

15/02/2019 • 00:00 Health Daily Mail  

According to a new study, led by Boston College, seven percent fewer black and Hispanic teens smoking weed in US states where medical marijuana laws …

Two more cases of rare rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii

14/02/2019 • 23:46 Health Daily Mail  

Another two cases of rat lungworm disease were confirmed in Hawaii Thursday, the sate health department said. The disease can cause nervous system …

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds huge study

14/02/2019 • 23:30 Health Daily Mail  

Surgeons have been unable to tell patients the procedure's long-term success. The study at University of Bristol will help inform decisions on what …

Mother-of-three refused to vaccinate her children because she didn't 'trust shots'

14/02/2019 • 23:15 Health Daily Mail  

Kristina Kruzan, from Seabeck, Washington, was wary of vaccinations and no one would answer her questions. Finally after 15 years she met a doctor who …

Racial cancer death gap closing - but black people are still 20% more likely to die

14/02/2019 • 19:20 Health Daily Mail  

A new report from the American Cancer Society has found that black patients had a 33 percent higher cancer death than white patients 30 years ago, and …

Experimental 'nano-painkiller' is more effective and less addictive than morphine

14/02/2019 • 19:18 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers at Universite Paris-Sud re-engineered naturally occurring compounds to treat pain with longer lasting effects than morphine but minimal …

Doctors may save more lives BLINDFOLDED

14/02/2019 • 17:43 Health Daily Mail  

The study was carried out by Geneva University Hospital. Sandra Bullock's character Malorie Hayes is pictured swimming to safety with her son Boy in …

Parents of adorable one-year-old boy who had life-saving heart transplant search for donor family

14/02/2019 • 16:35 Health Daily Mail  

Titus Sickes, one, from Toldeo, Washington, was born in January 2018 with a severe heart defect that made it difficult for blood to throw through his …

Government gives the Department of Health a £600 MILLION bailout

14/02/2019 • 16:33 Health Daily Mail  

Spending estimates published by the UK Government's Treasury describe the money as 'reserve funding to cover unforeseen one-off pressures'. It must be …

Too many men diagnosed with prostate cancer late - charity

14/02/2019 • 16:28 Health Daily Mail  

A total of 42,975 men were told they had the disease in England and Wales between April 2016 and March 2017. It had spread to other organs in nearly …

Sticker asthmatics wear on their skin warns when an attack is looming  

14/02/2019 • 16:25 Health Daily Mail  

A study by the University of California, Irvine, found the sticker is as effective at measuring a person's resting respiration rate as complicated …

One in SIX GP surgeries has closed since 2004 and there are now 45% MORE patients per practice

14/02/2019 • 16:21 Health Daily Mail  

Analysis of NHS figures show 670 surgeries in England are stretching over 15,000 patients. Some bodies believe merging and closures will continue, …

New drug that reverses memory loss from aging set for human trials

14/02/2019 • 16:19 Health Daily Mail  

Scientists at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health have created a drug that reversed age-related memory loss in mice and is now set for …

Think vegan burgers are a healthy alternative? Some have TEN TIMES more saturated fat

14/02/2019 • 15:22 Health Daily Mail  

The shock discovery undermines the purported benefits of a plant-based diet and  runs contrary to advice from NHS England, which urges people to avoid …

Depression ages the brain, first human trials suggest: Damage appears 10 years early

14/02/2019 • 15:01 Health Daily Mail  

Yale University scientists used a new brain scanning technique to show connections in the brain started thinning 10 years early in people with …

Mother-of-two given just HOURS to live was brought back from brink of death by pioneering treatment

14/02/2019 • 13:54 Health Daily Mail  

Laura Lane, from Portsmouth, fell ill in February 2018 with what doctors believed was a routine chest infection. However the 38-year-old's condition …

Diet drinks could raise risk of DYING young and increases the chance of stroke 'by nearly a third'

14/02/2019 • 12:28 Health Daily Mail  

The major study led by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine tracked 80,000 women over 50 for 12 years. The findings add to controversy around …

A&E wait times in England are at their worst EVER with the NHS 'fighting a losing battle'

14/02/2019 • 12:18 Health Daily Mail  

Data from NHS England shows just 84.4 per cent of A&E patients were treated or admitted in four hours in January, compared to the 95 per cent target. …

High Street supplements marketed for heart health and energy could combat infertility

14/02/2019 • 11:38 Health Daily Mail  

A study by the University of Aberdeen also found that the breast-cancer drug tamoxifen - which blocks oestrogen from fueling a tumour's growth - has a …