Some of the most commonly used painkillers can increase long-term users' heart-attack risk by more than a third, an in-depth study into their side-effects has shown.
Reflexology may be as effective as painkillers, according to a new scientific survey.
"You look far too young for a Fairport Convention gig," bassist Dave Pegg informs us before admitting "We need an interval now as some of us require the restroom."
Keepers at Oregon Zoo have come up with a novel way for an arthritic otter to improve the movements in his joints - basketball.
A million extra households have been pushed into fuel poverty in the space of just a year as rising prices cripple family budgets.
As an editor, the fact that you can’t please all of the people all of the time is something you learn pretty quickly.
The pathologist who performed the autopsy on David Kelly said his death was a "textbook case" of suicide.
A 61-year-old jazz dancer who fraudulently claimed nearly £20,000 in disability benefits walked free from court today.
Legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul, who pioneered designs of electric guitars, has died of complications from pneumonia at a New York hospital, his lawyer said on Thursday. He was 94.
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A good chuckle doesn't just cheer us up. Doctors are discovering that it can ease pain and even help fight disease. Go on, have a giggle, says Roger Dobson
Elderly people are dying of neglect and spending their final years in pain and discomfort because basic care is not being provided, a study has found.