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Girl, 12, turned ‘into a baby again’ after being struck down with a brain-swelling...

A girl turned 'into a baby again' after she was struck down with a brain-swelling virus she caught on a school trip.  Ffion Westwater, from Merthyr Tydfil, started to feel unwell and had the shivers...

A quarter of seriously-ill Americans avoid treatment because of money

A record one in four seriously-ill Americans say they have put off getting medical help because they can't afford it.The US provides healthcare to people who buy private insurance, pay for treatments outright or...

Revealed! The must-have gifts the men in your life will LOVE this Christmas

With Christmas Day just weeks away, you don't want the stress of leaving it until the last minute to find the perfect presents for the men in your life. If you're bored of the classic novelty...

Tendon stem cells can revolutionise injury recovery: Study

A new research has revealed the existence of tendon stem cells that can potentially be harnessed to improve tendon healing and even to avoid surgery. The research was led by Carnegie’s...

New technique developed to keep medical tools free from pathogens

Conducted as an interdisciplinary collaboration between microbiologists, immunologists, and engineers led by Dr Simon Corrie from Monash University’s Department of Chemical Engineering and Professor Ana Traven from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery...

Beware: Just one drink a day may increase your risk of cancer

In a new study published in the journal Cancer, the overall cancer risk appeared to be the lowest at zero alcohol consumption. The elevated risk appeared to be explained by alcohol-related...

How to speed fracture healing

1. Provide the body with adequate energy and calories2.Increase your protein intake3. Increase anti-inflammatory nutrients such as Vitamin C & Quercetin4. Boost your mineral intake to include all 20 key bone building nutrients.5. Enhance...

Could a hot ‘lipstick’ end the misery of cold sores?

My cold sore virus would always wait until the dead of night to launch an attack.For a day or two before, I would feel lethargic and groggy. Then, in the early hours, I would...

Research reveals how we really do feel better when we are at one with...

Scattered across our lush hills and valleys is a vast and largely untapped healing resource: The woods and forests of Britain.Scientific studies show increasingly that spending time amid trees can bring manifold physical and...

How bees could help lower your blood pressure

A mouthwash made from a material bees use to waterproof their hives could help combat high blood pressure and gum disease.The key ingredient is propolis, a waxy material produced by bees to seal their...