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Researcher deliberately injected Americans with a herpes virus for experimental vaccine now backed by Peter...

A professor allegedly gave eight American herpes patients multiple injections of a live herpes virus in an illegal trial of his vaccine for the sexually transmitted disease. Two people who received the injections from Dr William Halford in a Holiday...

Daily Mail, today, 20:05
 

The sugar industry blocked research linking sucrose to heart disease and cancer from publication for 50...

The sugar industry blocked the release of a study showing sucrose directly increases the risk of heart disease and cancer in 1968, newly-uncovered documents reveal. The research, which was funded and designed by the sugar industry, was intended to...

Daily Mail, today, 20:05
 
Can you predict a heart attack? Sudden DEATH odds estimated by scientists

Can you predict a heart attack? Sudden DEATH odds estimated by scientists

An irregular heartbeat - known as an arrhythmia - interferes with normal electrical pulses in the heart, which can lead to cardiac arrest, according to scientists. But, arrhythmias are so rare, that it’s difficult to estimate when they will occur. It...

Daily Express, today, 19:36
 

Men are gearing up for a VERY happy Christmas: Sales of erectile dysfunction drugs DOUBLE in the run up to...

They may not have decided what to buy their loved ones for Christmas but it seems plenty of men are gearing up for a very happy festive period according to sales data for erectile dysfunction drugs.  Pharmacies have reported a spike in prescriptions...

Daily Mail, today, 18:24
 

Conjoined twins attached at the FOREHEAD are set to be separated -despite a risk of one or both dying...

Conjoined twins attached at the forehead have undergone tests to begin the process of separating them – despite the risk of them dying during the operation. Joy and Joyce Magsino, 10, from the Philippines, were born with angular frontal partial...

Daily Mail, today, 17:56
 

Vitamin D could prevent rheumatoid arthritis - but much higher doses of the 'sunshine supplement' may be...

Vitamin D may prevent inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, new research reveals.  The so-called 'sunshine supplement' strengthens the immune system, which helps to prevent the body from attacking healthy cells and causing autoimmune...

Daily Mail, today, 17:56
 

Self-harm has surged among teen girls 'due to cyberbullying and smart phones', CDC report declares

There has been a surge in teenage girls' self-harm in recent years, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Rates of self-inflicted injuries were relatively stable from 2001 until 2008 in the US, but since 2009, 5.7...

Daily Mail, today, 17:05
 
Diet warning: Eating SLOWLY could prevent these THREE deadly health conditions

Diet warning: Eating SLOWLY could prevent these THREE deadly health conditions

Healthy diets could be less a matter of what you eat, and more a matter of how fast you chew, new research has suggested. A study has found that eating too fast could lead to a number of health problems. Researchers at Hiroshima University in Japan...

Daily Express, today, 16:54
 
Diabetes warning: Type 2 sufferers more at risk of THIS deadly heart condition

Diabetes warning: Type 2 sufferers more at risk of THIS deadly heart condition

Diabetes affects one in 16 people in the UK, and 90 per cent of those with the condition have type 2. It has long been known that sufferers are more at risk of stroke, heart disease, kidney disease and foot problems. However, new research has revealed...

Daily Express, today, 16:45
 
Sussex Health Care: Men's legs broken in Beech Lodge care home

Sussex Health Care: Men's legs broken in Beech Lodge care home

The families of two men who suffered broken legs in a care home have asked for the cases to be included in an ongoing police investigation. Police are investigating nine Sussex Health Care homes amid claims 43 people were neglected - of whom 12 have...

BBC, today, 16:05
 

NHS was forced to pay an extra £34 million for a common thyroid pill after a pharmaceutical giant abused...

The NHS has been forced to pay an extra £34 million for a common thyroid pill after a pharmaceutical giant abused its position as the drug's only supplier, it has emerged today.   Pharma company Concordia, which manufacturers liothyronine tablets and...

Daily Mail, today, 15:53
 

HALF of America's cancer deaths are driven by lifestyle factors like eating processed meat, smoking, and...

At least half of US cancer cases and deaths are caused by avoidable factors like smoking, eating processed meat and physical inactivity, a new American Cancer Society report reveals. These graphs lay bare which lifestyle factors are the riskiest, and...

Daily Mail, today, 15:53
 

Madagascar plague death toll rises to 195 and cases have jumped nearly 3% in just three days as 'worst...

The Madagascar plague death toll has risen to 195 with a jump of almost 3 per cent jump in cases in just three days, official figures reveal. Some 2,267 people have been struck down by the 'medieval disease'; a rise of 64 casualties since the 2,203...

Daily Mail, today, 15:53
 
Rickets WARNING: This is to blame for mysterious rise in bone condition

Rickets WARNING: This is to blame for mysterious rise in bone condition

Rickets caused by a lack of vitamin D which is primarily made by the skin when in sunlight was once know as "the English disease." Since the 1960s rates have been declining but suddenly the number of children hospitalised because of the...

Daily Express, today, 15:18
 
Black Death plague warning: Madagascar disease ‘impossible’ to eradicate, scientist claims

Black Death plague warning: Madagascar disease ‘impossible’ to eradicate, scientist claims

The bacteria that causes plague is now so widespread in wildlife, that humans can’t do anything to get rid of it, said Dr Allen Cheng, Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology at Monash University, Melbourne. The best way to stop the plague...

Daily Express, today, 14:20
 


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