Dr Miriam Stoppard: Ex-footballers more likely to develop brain diseases

A couple of years ago I wrote about the brain damage that affects American ­footballers from the physical collisions that are...

Dementia: A new drug has reversed the condition for the first time

The drug, called IPW, blocks a gene known as TGF- that fuels the inflammation triggering blood protein albumin.Prof Kaufer said: "We now have...

Diazepam warning over batches of fake drugs flooding into UK as more Brits self-medicate...

EXPERTS are warning over illegal diazepam as more Brits turn to the internet in an attempt to self-medicate. New figures obtained by the BBC...

Explosions, broken noses, Pokémon woe: study finds surge in phone injuries

Broken noses, nasty cuts, traumatic brain injury and even death: it sounds like the start of a Quentin Tarantino movie. In fact, they...

Prostate cancer: Men who do a certain activity could ‘cut risk of prostate cancer...

Prostate cancer affects around 48,000 men in the UK who are diagnosed with the deadly disease each year. It kills almost 12,000 men...

Mother of baby born with a clubbed foot feared she would die

A mother feared her baby would die when she became ill at two weeks old and doctors asked if anyone with a cold...

Cold weather warning: Getting the urge to pee more could be a sign you...

Cold weather can trigger or worsen a number of different health problems, including dry skin, flu, norovirus and even heart attacks. If you...

Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - - A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever...

'Green inhaler' could cut the carbon footprint of asthma devices by 90%

'Green inhaler' that cuts the carbon footprint of asthma devices by...