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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.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 Iain Duncan Smith's expenses credit card is suspended after he runs up £1,000 debt to taxpayer
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 French woman dies in freak bungee jumping accident
- 5 Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck to divorce and end their 10-year marriage