Large waist in normal-weight elderly tied to higher dementia risk

(Reuters Health) - Older adults with normal weight but a wider waist may be at a higher risk of developing dementia, a Korean...

The Dirty War on the National Health Service review – fierce and necessary diatribe

Veteran campaigning reporter John Pilger makes no apology for returning to the subject of the National Health Service, and nor should he. The...

Health unions seek assurances after leak on trade talks and NHS

Medics have called for guarantees that health will not be put at risk for profit after Labour released official documents that it said...

Cocaine and sleeping pills blamed for surge in drug poisoning cases in young people

THE number of people admitted with drug poisoning to hospitals in England has risen for a third year in a row, new NHS...

High blood pressure: Taking this supplement could help lower your reading

High blood pressure is a condition which causes the pressure inside a person’s arteries to be higher than it should be. Left untreated...

Canadian woman who is allergic to the COLD fears for her life going outside

A Canadian woman allergic to the cold fears for her life when she goes outside where temperatures can dip to -40°C (-40°F).Emma Brown,...

Three dead in attacks against Ebola response centers in Congo

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Three health workers were killed and several injured in attacks against two Ebola response centers in...

Millions taking common heartburn drugs are at risk of acute stomach bugs, docs warn

MILLIONS of people who take common heartburn drugs could be at risk of a nasty stomach flu, experts have warned. People who took acid-relieving...

Shropshire maternity scandal – Staff told grieving mum to ‘keep the noise down’ as...

A MUM has revealed how maternity staff at a scandal-hit hospital told her to "keep the noise down" as her newborn died in...

Terminal prostate cancer patients could get 'two more years of life' with experimental drug

Terminal prostate cancer patients could get almost two more years of life with experimental immunotherapy drug, a study shows.Men who had exhausted all...