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Wednesday 10 October 2012
Diabetic patients who develop foot ulcers are more likely to die prematurely than those who do not, a study has suggested.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
They could save the NHS – or bankrupt it. New technological advances that are transforming care of patients also risk crippling the health service responsible for delivering them.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Merely thinking of chocolate may set pulses racing, but research suggests it can actually lower blood pressure.
Sunday 05 August 2012
The hormone oxytocin can help to take the heat out of arguments, study finds
Saturday 21 July 2012
Fans of The Wire will remember a deathless scene where the policemen extract a confession from a murder suspect with a homemade lie detector. First, they load a photocopier with three sheets of paper reading TRUE, TRUE and LIE; they bring in the suspect and ask him three questions. Is your name X? Do you live in Baltimore? Did you kill your friend Rashid? TRUE, TRUE, LIE. The suspect is horrified, and starts blabbing.
Thursday 19 July 2012
An all-in-one “polypill” with the potential to save many tens of thousands of lives each year in the UK could be available in less than two years.
Sunday 24 June 2012
Portugal great Eusebio was in stable condition Sunday at a hospital in Poland after undergoing tests following a heart attack scare, officials said.
Friday 15 June 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi's doctor expressed worry today that the Nobel Peace laureate's whirlwind tour of Europe could weaken her health, after she fell ill on the second day of her two-week trip.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Sweeping variations in standards of care for diabetic patients is costing thousands of lives and wasting tens of millions of pounds every year, the government’s spending watchdog reveals.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Jogging for as little as an hour a week can put years on your life, new research has shown.
Sun, sea ... and psychiatric evaluations. Travel deal proves there's no such thing as a free holiday
Saturday 14 April 2012
A leading travel firm is seeking volunteers to find out if a change really is as good as a rest
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Speaker's wife Sally Bercow today said the Government's plans to ban a so-called legal high made her tempted to try it before it was too late.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Turning to drink can help men live longer after a first heart attack, a study has shown.
Monday 26 March 2012
Rates of stroke and kidney failure in people with diabetes have reached record levels, according to a new analysis.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Comedian Ronnie Corbett spoke of his delight at receiving the CBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
- 1 Scientists create transparent mouse complete with see-through organs
- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 3 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 Amazonian Indian tribe filmed making contact with Brazil village in rare video footage