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Could this gene explain the male infertility crisis? Scientists find DNA errors that hamper sperm

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

The gene, XRCC1, is crucial for sperm development, to ensure a high sperm count, swift motility, normal shape, and solid concentration. Chinese …

Michigan woman contracts rare parasitic eye infection from contact lenses

18/04/2019 • 17:09 Health Daily Mail  

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Traci Lawson, 50, from Lansing, Michigan, was diagnosed with Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasitic infection from poor contact …

Babies could be given an 'obesity risk score' at BIRTH, study suggests

18/04/2019 • 15:38 Health Daily Mail  

Scientists at the Broad Institute and Harvard University created a $50 genetic test that can give babies an obesity risk score from the time they are …

Why your years-old measles vaccine is still valid

18/04/2019 • 15:31 Health Daily Mail  

Eyal Amiel, assistant professor of biomedicine and health sciences at the University of Vermont, researches how our bodies respond to vaccines to …

Four million people in Britain carry a 'skinny gene'

18/04/2019 • 15:03 Health Daily Mail  

Professor Sadaf Farooqi, from the University of Cambridge, co-led a study into the MC4R gene, looking at almost half a million British people from the …

Scrap that early morning jog! Evening exercise appears to be better for you, two new studies find

18/04/2019 • 15:03 Health Daily Mail  

New studies, from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the University of California, Irvine, found mice that exercised in the evening were 50% more …

Exercise may make you GAIN weight: People eat nearly a quarter more after a work out

18/04/2019 • 14:41 Health Daily Mail  

Scientists from Loughborough University found a group of volunteers upped their lunch-time portions by 150 calories after working out and ate 20 per …

Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may have children born with smaller heads, review reveals

18/04/2019 • 14:22 Health Daily Mail  

Scientists at University of Aberdeen looked at studies that covered Europe, Australia and the US. Nitrogen dioxide affects the growth of the unborn …

US scientist has made genetically modified 'three-parent' embryos

18/04/2019 • 14:12 Health Daily Mail  

Dr Dietrich Egli, a researcher at Columbia University, said Wednesday that he had genetically modified three-parent embryos ready for four …

Two British people DIE after receiving yellow fever vaccines

18/04/2019 • 13:52 Health Daily Mail  

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said two people died of viscerotropic disease after having the vaccine to protect against …

Girl, 11, dies after a severe allergic reaction to TOOTHPASTE that contained a milk protein 

18/04/2019 • 13:46 Health Daily Mail  

Denise Saldate, 11, from West Covina, California, died on April 6 after she suffered a severe allergic reaction from a milk protein in a prescription …

Project Runway judge Nina Garcia opens up about her preventative double mastectomy

18/04/2019 • 13:36 Health Daily Mail  

Garcia told GMA she felt compelled to share her story, particularly as a woman in the preened fashion world, because it's 'very important to stand up …

Children as young as five decide if people are 'mean or nice' based on their faces alone

18/04/2019 • 13:01 Health Daily Mail  

We all make judgements based on appearances - however off-base they may be. New Harvard University research shows that children start treating people …

Girl born without a BRAIN defies doctors by reaching her sixth birthday

18/04/2019 • 11:19 Health Daily Mail  

Lily Wetherall, of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, appeared normal at birth until a scan revealed the rare brain condition …

Heartwarming footage shows a toddler 'who was born with BACKWARDS LEGS' walking

18/04/2019 • 10:22 Health Daily Mail  

Victoria Komada, three, of Norwich, was born with the one-in-a-million condition tibial hemimelia, which caused her to have a missing shinbone in her …

Drug used to treat high blood pressure could relieve Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's

18/04/2019 • 10:13 Health Daily Mail  

A study by the University of Cambridge found the hypertension medication felodipine reduced the toxic build-up of proteins in the brains of mice and …

Mother with varicose veins so painful she struggled to walk was refused NHS treatment TWELVE times

18/04/2019 • 09:55 Health Daily Mail  

Shannon Hutchinson, 30, of Telford, Shropshire, claims she kept being 'fobbed off' by her GP. Eventually she paid for private treatment as her mental …

Planned C-sections are £400 cheaper than vaginal births for the NHS, finds study 

18/04/2019 • 08:59 Health Daily Mail  

The money could be saved because of huge negligence claims paid out by the NHS are to maternal claims. Women aren't being offered the choice to have …

People who skip breakfast are five times more likely to die after a heart attack 

18/04/2019 • 04:15 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers from São Paolo State University in Brazil tracked 113 people who suffered heart attacks. The results were published in the European …

Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of needless cases of diabetes

17/04/2019 • 22:47 Health Daily Mail  

Oxford University academics calculated the scheme - which aims to cut sugar by a fifth in cereals, yogurts and sweet treats - will significantly cut …