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Ultra-thin smart bodysuit could be given to elderly people to monitor their vitals and alert nurses to...

Scientists have created the most advanced wearable technology: a second skin that performs heart scans currently only available in a hospital.  The elastic display, which sticks to the body, has an integrated sensor system which wirelessly transmits...

Daily Mail, today, 16:09
 

'Super-agers' who may drink and smoke but have a zest for life are best at warding off dementia

Researchers have found that pensioners aged between 80 and 100 who have a positive outlook on life can enjoy better cognitive function that people in their fifties. Medical experts were stunned when they carried out research on 'super-agers', who...

Daily Mail, today, 11:46
 
Top tips that’ll help you survive the menopause

Top tips that’ll help you survive the menopause

Supermodel Yasmin Le Bon, 53, recently opened up about how she had been affected, revealing she suffered from fatigue and aches and pains as well as developing a “layer of padding all over”. And she’s not alone. Once women hit their 40s, they...

Daily Express, today, 09:21
 

Jabs of belly fat help repair faces after cancer surgery damage: Pioneering treatment proves effective at...

People who are left disfigured after cancer surgery are having the damage to their faces repaired by injections of stomach fat. The pioneering treatment is being given to those who have suffered severe damage as a result of radiotherapy and operations...

Daily Mail, today, 09:21
 
It took nearly 30 years and a DNA test to find my long-lost family

It took nearly 30 years and a DNA test to find my long-lost family

AS I opened the envelope that contained the results of my DNA analysis, I could feel my heart beating. For years I’d been searching to find out who I was from. Now the answers could lie in the letter I held in my tumbling hands. I’d been hoping to...

Daily Express, today, 08:09
 

Is ANYTHING being done to fight the blood-eating hospital bug that may have affected thousands of British...

A killer ‘blood-eating’ bacterial infection that may have affected thousands of British heart patients has claimed seven more lives in the past year, The Mail on Sunday has learned. The death toll from the hospital bug mycobacterium chimaera (MC),...

Daily Mail, today, 02:40
 

The elastic ball that could save thousands from the pain of the coil: Pioneering contraceptive ball hailed...

A pioneering contraceptive ball is being hailed as a safe and comfortable alternative to metal coils for thousands of British women. For the first time in 50 years, the intrauterine device (IUD) has been re-imagined in a new device that could remain...

Daily Mail, today, 02:04
 

Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids - paving the way for organs to be grown in animals for...

Scientists have created the first ever human-sheep hybrids, paving the way for organs to be grown in animals which can be transplanted into humans. The successful Stanford University project could even open the door to finding a cure for type 1...

Daily Mail, today, 00:14
 

How model NELL MCANDREW was struck down by terrifying Lyme Disease after jogging in skimpy shorts

She has run the London Marathon in under three hours and braved the jungle in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! So it’s safe to say glamour model turned fitness guru Nell McAndrew is used to pushing herself to the limit. But it was an exercise...

Daily Mail, yesterday, 23:53
 

Leader: Bold action needed to tackle obesity crisis

Obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges facing Scotland and the developed world. Together with smoking and alcohol it represents the biggest barrier to maintaining a healthy population. The figures are already stark: around two-thirds...

Scotsman, yesterday, 23:43
 

Insight: BMA Scotland chair Peter Bennie wants action from the government, not soundbites

Rule number one of the children’s handbook on what to do when caught red-handed by an angry parent is to first deny, then scrabble around for some flimsy argument to mitigate the offence. It’s an instinct many of us never outgrow, though we expect...

Scotsman, yesterday, 23:11
 

Sitting is linked to 9 more cancers: Cancer expert rewriting the exercise guidelines says just 1 hour of TV...

Sitting for hours on end is linked to nine more cancers than we thought, according to the cancer expert who is helping to re-write the exercise guidelines.  Charles E Matthews, an epidemiologist at the National Cancer Institute, warns we need more...

Daily Mail, yesterday, 22:23
 
High blood pressure symptoms? Avoid using this supplement to reduce hypertension

High blood pressure symptoms? Avoid using this supplement to reduce hypertension

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can result in serious health problems if left untreated.  The best way to treat high blood pressure is to make some simple lifestyle changes, according to the NHS.  Alongside losing excess weight and...

Daily Express, yesterday, 19:07
 

So much for an 18-week target: Patients are facing eight month wait for hip operations

Patients are having to wait more than eight months in agony for hip and knee replacements, figures reveal. Waiting times have soared by 40 per cent in four years as the NHS struggles with growing demand. Many needing the operations are in such severe...

Daily Mail, yesterday, 16:53
 

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: When we see another person in distress it's only natural to comfort them - telling...

A few months ago, a patient I’ve known for years came to see me. I immediately knew something was wrong, and before she’d even sat down she told me that her daughter had died earlier that week in a car accident. She stood there, motionless, weeping. I...

Daily Mail, yesterday, 10:17
 


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