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

GIRL BORN WITHOUT A BRAIN DEFIES DOCTORS BY REACHING HER SIXTH BIRTHDAY

Lily Wetherall, of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, appeared normal at birth until a scan revealed rare condition hydranencephaly.

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FRANKENSWINE? SCIENTISTS BRING SOME FUNCTIONS IN A PIG'S BRAIN ‘BACK TO LIFE'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called...

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

HEARTWARMING FOOTAGE SHOWS A TODDLER 'WHO WAS BORN WITH BACKWARDS LEGS' WALKING

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

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

MOTHER WITH VARICOSE VEINS SO PAINFUL SHE STRUGGLED TO WALK WAS REFUSED NHS TREATMENT TWELVE TIMES

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

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

DRUG USED TO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE COULD RELIEVE PARKINSON'S, HUNTINGTON'S AND ALZHEIMER'S

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

Fresh red meat could be safe to eat for SEVEN weeks, which could lead to shake-up, study suggests

FRESH RED MEAT COULD BE SAFE TO EAT FOR SEVEN WEEKS, WHICH COULD LEAD TO SHAKE-UP, STUDY SUGGESTS

Red meat may be safe to eat up to seven weeks after it was produced, research suggests. The UK study could revolutionise the industry...

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

PLANNED C-SECTIONS ARE £400 CHEAPER THAN VAGINAL BIRTHS FOR THE NHS, FINDS STUDY 

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...

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

PEOPLE WHO SKIP BREAKFAST ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE AFTER A HEART ATTACK 

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

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

FOOD MANUFACTURERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOUSANDS OF NEEDLESS CASES OF DIABETES

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

Family of 30-year-old who shockingly died in his prime listen to his heart inside recipient's chest

FAMILY OF 30-YEAR-OLD WHO SHOCKINGLY DIED IN HIS PRIME LISTEN TO HIS HEART INSIDE RECIPIENT'S CHEST

David Rivera, 30, of San Diego, California, died in October 2017 of a brain bleed due to a rare blood clotting disorder. Two years...

 
 
 
Half of Americans delayed a medical or dental procedure because they couldn't afford it

HALF OF AMERICANS DELAYED A MEDICAL OR DENTAL PROCEDURE BECAUSE THEY COULDN'T AFFORD IT

One in two Americans puts off treatment they know they need to try to save money, but that raises risks of an emergency procedure which...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

BELOVED MOTHER DIES OF DRUG-RESISTANT SUPERBUG DAYS AFTER HER SON'S WEDDING AT HER BEDSIDE

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee...

 
 
 
Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

ZAPPING THE BRAIN REVERSES AGE-RELATED MEMORY LOSS IN OLDER PEOPLE

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds...

Doctors stunned by woman's rare disease that made her gums look like strawberries

DOCTORS STUNNED BY WOMAN'S RARE DISEASE THAT MADE HER GUMS LOOK LIKE STRAWBERRIES

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT An unnamed 42-year-old woman from Iran visited a dermatologist complaining of overgrown gums. She was diagnosed...

 
 
 
Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

CHIPS AHOY COOKIES RECALLED AFTER FURIOUS CUSTOMERS FOUND LUMPS OF 'PLASTIC' BAKED INTO THEM

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

TWO HOURS OR MORE OF SCREEN TIME MAKES CHILDREN 'BADLY BEHAVED'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as...

 
 
 
Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

GENE EDITING COULD CURE CYSTIC FIBROSIS BEFORE BIRTH, STUDY SUGGESTS

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic...

Scientists create 'decoy' molecules that can kill cancerous tumours

SCIENTISTS CREATE 'DECOY' MOLECULES THAT CAN KILL CANCEROUS TUMOURS

Proteins bind to RNA molecules in the body to accelerate cancer growth. Scientists at Hebrew University in Jerusalem developed molecules...

 
 
 
Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

CYSTIC FIBROSIS SUFFERER WHO HAD DOUBLE LUNG TRANSPLANT CONTRACTED A VIRUS FROM HER DONOR 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only...

Deborah Norville is 'grateful' as she returns to Inside Edition after surgery for thyroid cancer

DEBORAH NORVILLE IS 'GRATEFUL' AS SHE RETURNS TO INSIDE EDITION AFTER SURGERY FOR THYROID CANCER

Deborah Norville, 60, returned on Monday to Inside Edition, the show she has anchored since 1995 after recovering from surgery to remove...

 
 
 



Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied in secondary school may dramatically raise the victim's chances of mental health problems and unemployment later in life, finds a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Summer is here, and it can wreak havoc on your sensitive skin and flawless hair. So, make sure to beat the heat by following simple summer skin care and hair care tips to keep... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...