Don"t read my lips! Why body language could be the key to discovering your partner"s mood

Don't read my lips! Why body language not facial expression could be the key to discovering your partner's mood Body language provides a more accurate way of detecting mood than facial expression As emotions reach a certain intensity the intricacies of facial expressions become lost By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 09:40 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:40 GMT, 21 January 2013 It's a situation anyone in a relationship is familiar with – you think you may have upset your other half but you can't be sure.

New smear tests could save thousands of lives a year

New, more accurate smear tests that detect disease earlier could save thousands of lives a year Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will announce a new, more accurate smear test this weekIt will be introduced in parts of the country from next March in a 1.2m pilot schemeHe will also announce a 2m pilot screening programme for bowel cancer | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 9 December 2012 Women are to be screened less often for cervical cancer because of a new, more accurate test which can detect the disease much earlier.

Miscarriage risk: Hormone test can reveal if pregnancy is viable

How a simple hormone test can reveal early on in pregnancy if women are at risk of miscarriage Measuring a woman's progesterone levels early in pregnancy could indicate if they were likely to reach full-term The test was most accurate when combined with an ultrasound | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 28 September 2012 One in three women experience abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding at the start of their pregnancies, which can be symptoms of miscarriage.

Fibre optic breakthrough could help doctors see inside hardest to reach parts of human body

Fibre optic breakthrough could help doctors see inside hardest to reach parts of human body Scientists have found a way of sending accurate images along a single strand of fibre optic cable By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:11 GMT, 30 August 2012 | UPDATED: 10:11 GMT, 30 August 2012 Scientists at the University of St Andrews have made a breakthrough which could allow doctors to see inside some of the hardest to reach parts of the human body with imaging devices no thicker than a human hair.

Streptococcus tigurinus: Lethal bug lurking inside mouth could kill if it enters bloodstream

Lethal bug lurking inside the mouth could kill if it enters bloodstream, say scientists A bacteria living in the mouth could cause serious disease or even kill if it enters the bloodstream, a new study warns.