Bake Off's Steph Blackwell's eating disorder admission

BAKE OFF'S STEPH BLACKWELL'S EATING DISORDER ADMISSION

Eve Simmons, pictured with Bake Off star Steph Blackwell who emailed to say that she had suffered with an eating disorder for more...

Daily breast cancer bill that could add years to your life

DAILY BREAST CANCER BILL THAT COULD ADD YEARS TO YOUR LIFE

Palbociclib, also known as Ibrance, targets weaknesses in cancer to stop cells dividing and spreading - delaying the need for chemotherapy...

 
 
 
HEALTH NOTES: £90m of unused medicine lying around in homes  

HEALTH NOTES: £90M OF UNUSED MEDICINE LYING AROUND IN HOMES  

Nearly half of adults admit to regularly forgetting to take medication, while one in five say they don't adhere to the instructions...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: My brilliant BBC friend Jana and her brain cancer

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: MY BRILLIANT BBC FRIEND JANA AND HER BRAIN CANCER

Jana Bennett, pictured, is one of the 2,000 Britons a year to be diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, the same illness that claimed...

 
 
 
DR ELLIE CANNON: Are my new heart pills turning me bald at 61?  

DR ELLIE CANNON: ARE MY NEW HEART PILLS TURNING ME BALD AT 61?  

A 61-year-old reader has asked DR ELLIE CANNON whether his new heart pills could be responsible for his sudden hair loss as all the...

Could a single jab prevent dementia, diabetes and heart disease?

COULD A SINGLE JAB PREVENT DEMENTIA, DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE?

Scientists believe an everyday bug commonly found in the mouth could be to blame for dementia, heart disease and diabetes while work...

 
 
 
How eating a vegan burger could kill you 

HOW EATING A VEGAN BURGER COULD KILL YOU 

The rise in popularity of meat free burgers could leave vulnerable people at risk of suffering an anaphylactic reaction due to the...

Gym giving you back or shoulder pain? Personal trainer reveals the most common technique mistakes

GYM GIVING YOU BACK OR SHOULDER PAIN? PERSONAL TRAINER REVEALS THE MOST COMMON TECHNIQUE MISTAKES

London-based personal trainer Ben Camara reveals common mistakes in simple movements like the squat which can cause back, shoulder...

 
 
 
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Why we really ARE gambling with the health of young people

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: WHY WE REALLY ARE GAMBLING WITH THE HEALTH OF YOUNG PEOPLE

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Gamblers who are depressed or desperate are frequent attendees at my clinics - and yet this form of addiction...

Will Smith, 51, says his colonoscopy 'turned very real' due to polyp

WILL SMITH, 51, SAYS HIS COLONOSCOPY 'TURNED VERY REAL' DUE TO POLYP

Smith, 51, decided to make light of passing the threshold when it's recommended to get regular colonoscopies - at age 50 - by filming...

 
 
 
Wisconsin school closes after 30% of students call out sick with norovirus

WISCONSIN SCHOOL CLOSES AFTER 30% OF STUDENTS CALL OUT SICK WITH NOROVIRUS

The 'winter vomiting bug' has struck Johnson Creek Elementary School hard this season. After 68 students - or 30% of the entire school...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help prevent 52,000 deaths a year

THE SIMPLE BLOOD TEST THAT CAN SPOT SEPSIS IN TEN MINUTES AND MAY HELP PREVENT 52,000 DEATHS A YEAR

Every hour treatment of sepsis is delayed increases the risk of death by seven per cent, so early diagnosis is key. But current tests...

 
 
 
'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung illness epidemic

'DANK VAPES' USED BY OVER 50% OF SICK VAPERS MAY BE DRIVING THE US LUNG ILLNESS EPIDEMIC

Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit...

Y chromosomes mysteriously DISAPPEAR in up to 44% of men by the time they reach 70

Y CHROMOSOMES MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEAR IN UP TO 44% OF MEN BY THE TIME THEY REACH 70

Researchers led by the University of Cambridge looked at health data for more 200,000 men and found some were more likely to start...

 
 
 
Children who are born through C-sections are NOT more likely to be fat when they grow up

CHILDREN WHO ARE BORN THROUGH C-SECTIONS ARE NOT MORE LIKELY TO BE FAT WHEN THEY GROW UP

Swedish scientists have quashed the theory, declaring there to be 'no evidence' to support a link between the two. They analysed obesity...

Antarctic scientists' brains SHRANK after they spent 14 months in an isolated research station

ANTARCTIC SCIENTISTS' BRAINS SHRANK AFTER THEY SPENT 14 MONTHS IN AN ISOLATED RESEARCH STATION

Scientists from universities in Berlin, Hamburg and Philadelphia said the group of nine's social skills and emotional processing could...

 
 
 
Boy, two, DIES after his older brother accidentally shot him in the head with a BB gun

BOY, TWO, DIES AFTER HIS OLDER BROTHER ACCIDENTALLY SHOT HIM IN THE HEAD WITH A BB GUN

No other details were given about how the accident happened - it is only known that the unnamed infant, from San Diego, was 'inadvertently'...

Las Vegas cosmetologist, 22, fighting flesh-eating bacterial infection

LAS VEGAS COSMETOLOGIST, 22, FIGHTING FLESH-EATING BACTERIAL INFECTION

Ashleigh Cope, 22, had an unnamed outpatient surgery before Thanksgiving, but Strep bacteria infected the surgical site. She's been...

 
 
 
Surgeons use man's TOE to replace his thumb after he sawed it off

SURGEONS USE MAN'S TOE TO REPLACE HIS THUMB AFTER HE SAWED IT OFF

Aiden Adkins, of Michigan, chopped off his left thumb in April while doing woodwork in his garage. The thumb flew off, never to be...

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

CUTTING AIR POLLUTION BRINGS HEALTH BENEFITS 'WITHIN WEEKS'

Research by the American Thoracic Society found when factories or roads were closed in populated areas such as the Atlanta, Georgia,...

 
 
 



Should You Exercise When You're Tired?

Should You Exercise When You're Tired?

You've had a hard day at work, and all you want to do is plop down in a chair and relax, but you have a date with a set of weights! It's your night to strength train or do a... Read more ...

Computer Betting Game Helps Predict Opioid Reuse

Computer Betting Game Helps Predict Opioid Reuse

A statistical test sees whether changes in risk-taking comfort tracked with opioid reuse, and found that people who placed higher-risk bets had higher beta scores, said... Read more ...

Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk, study confirms

Eating blueberries reduces heart disease risk, study confirms

Long considered one of the best superfoods on the planet, blueberries have been found to have another ability up its antioxidant-rich sleeve: the ability to reduce the risk of... Read more ...

Antibody Mosunetuzumab Shows Promising Results in Lymphoma Patients

Antibody Mosunetuzumab Shows Promising Results in Lymphoma Patients

In relapse/refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the promise of an off-the-shelf immunotherapy was found to show promising results. Read more ...

No Radiation Needed for Many Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients: Study

No Radiation Needed for Many Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients: Study

For many aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients there is no need for radiation, stated new research. Read more ...

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

Fungal Meningitis: Current Treatment Fueling Drug Resistance

The emergence of resistance to fluconazole, an anti-fungal drug that is available for cryptococcal meningitis treatment has been studied. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

Aviation Gin nailed this one, saving Peloton Girl from herself By now, you've likely heard the backlash Peloton has gotten over their holiday ad featuring a ridiculously fit... Read more ...

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses

Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests. Read more ...

Homeless People More Likely to Experience Traumatic Brain Injury

Homeless People More Likely to Experience Traumatic Brain Injury

One in two people who are homeless may have faced a traumatic brain injury in their lifetime, reveals a new study. Read more ...