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What is the right contraceptive for you? Experts reveal the pros and cons of different methods

22/08/2019 • 09:58 Health Daily Mail  

EXCLUSIVE: Sexual health nurses from family-planning charities Marie Stopes UK and the Family Planning Association run through the benefits, and …

Schoolgirl, 16, was pulled out of a GCSE exam to be told she had cancer

22/08/2019 • 09:54 Health Daily Mail  

Hannah Fraser, of Formby, Merseyside, sat her PE exam on May 18 last year, only for her father Duncan Fraser to show up halfway through. The then …

Melanoma survivor refuses to let her nine-year-old daughter wear a bikini on holiday

22/08/2019 • 08:52 Health Daily Mail  

Jenni Brady, from Sandbach in Cheshire, claims to have been hooked on the beds since her teens, going on her first one when she was just 12 years …

Boy, six, can no longer walk, talk or swallow after sepsis

22/08/2019 • 07:18 Health Daily Mail  

Bryan Bru, six, of Drogheda, Ireland, was rushed to hospital when he had a seizure on September 17 2017. He pulled through but the lack of oxygen …

'It was like a red-hot poker': why the extreme pain of vulvodynia is going untreated

22/08/2019 • 07:00 Health The Guardian  

For 16% of women, using a tampon or even sitting down can be agony – and sex is impossible. Why do so few doctors know how to diagnose and treat it? …

One in five pensioners pops seven pills every day in the UK

22/08/2019 • 06:58 Health Daily Mail  

Two million over-65s in the UK - 20 per cent of pensioners - now take at least seven different medications each day, a report found. Some 39 per cent …

London's public swimming pools: bathing, sun terraces and cafes - archive, 22 August 1938

22/08/2019 • 04:00 Health The Guardian  

22 August 1938: The newly opened Parliament Hill Fields lido is part of a scheme designed to give everybody the chance of swimming in cheerful …

Hospitals are letting doctors QUIT an official NHS pension scheme

21/08/2019 • 22:41 Health Daily Mail  

Controversial pension reforms introduced in 2016 mean top consultants and GPs in England are cutting their hours to avoid a tax bill on their pensions …

An hour of household chores each day 'lowers your risk of an early death'

21/08/2019 • 22:38 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo reviewed eight existing studies involving 36,000 adults. The findings were published in …

Fish oil supplements WON'T stave off type 2 diabetes

21/08/2019 • 22:31 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers at the University of East Anglia, commissioned by the World Health Organization, concluded people who took more of them were no less …

Border patrol will not give flu shots to migrants in detention centers

21/08/2019 • 22:03 Health Daily Mail  

US Customs and Border Protection said it won't be administering vaccines because migrants are allegedly in detention centers for a short time and …

Even 'low exposure' to air pollution raises your risk of early death, major study reveals

21/08/2019 • 21:00 Health Daily Mail  

Researchers, led by Fudan University in China, analysed levels of pollution in 652 cities in a large global study. They found when pollution spikes, …

19-year-old sued Juul for marketing e-cigarette to teens and youth

21/08/2019 • 20:56 Health Daily Mail  

A 19-year-old boy in Illinois was the latest to sue Juul for targeting youth with its marketing fort addictive products. He has dropped the charges, …

Measles hits Las Vegas: An infected visitor may have exposed revelers at the Luxor and Mandalay Bay

21/08/2019 • 20:48 Health Daily Mail  

A Las Vegas visitor infected with measles may have exposed others at several locations at the Luxor Hotel and Casino and Mandalay Bay Resort and …

One in 10 people who suffer from headaches also have facial pain

21/08/2019 • 20:00 Health Daily Mail  

Scientists from the University of Hamburg hope understanding the difference between facial pain and headaches will lead to the development of new …

Texas teen spent 10 days on life support for lung failure linked to vaping

21/08/2019 • 18:11 Health Daily Mail  

Tryston Zohfeld, 17, says he's been vaping since he was in eighth grade. He awoke with a racing heart and vomiting last week. It's not clear why his …

Pomegranate juice could protect brains of babies who are growing too slowly in the womb, study finds

21/08/2019 • 18:04 Health Daily Mail  

A new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that pregnant women who drink eight ounces of pomegranate juice could lead to better …

'Brown fat' guards against obesity by filtering out bad proteins

21/08/2019 • 17:00 Health Daily Mail  

A new study from Rutgers University has found that brown fat is essentiall for filtering out amino acids called BCAAs from the blood that have been …

Pancreatic cancer disappeared in 70% of mice treated with cannabis compound

21/08/2019 • 16:12 Health Daily Mail  

A compound that give the gives the cannabis plant its color had 'shocking' tumor-shrinking abilities, the Harvard University scientists reported. It …

Berlin Wall pills: a cure for emotional trauma – or royal-endorsed quackery?

21/08/2019 • 15:59 Health The Guardian  

The homeopathic pills, made from ground-up pieces of the Berlin Wall, supposedly help overcome ‘emotional barriers’, and are available at the royal …