How to break the news of a chronic health condition to a loved one

When should I tell Mr Right there's something wrong How to break the news of a chronic health condition to a loved one | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 13 October 2012 When is the right moment in a relationship to reveal that you have a chronic health condition I happen to have multiple sclerosis (MS).

How being pear-shaped like Kate Winslet is better for women than being apple-shaped

How being pear-shaped like Kate Winslet is better for women than being apple-shapedNew research says big-bottomed women are healthier than apple-shaped ones Conclusion could mean end of body mass index (BMI)Method is flawed as it doesn’t take into account differing heights | UPDATED: 07:10 GMT, 25 June 2012 Fruity: Women with pear-shaped figures like Kate Winslet are healthier than their apple-shaped counterparts, according to research It may not help when it comes to squeezing into skinny jeans or slipping on a slinky dress.

Anyone for a tongue scraper – or a light to stick up your nose? We look at popular products to see if they"re worth buying

Anyone for a tongue scraper – or a light to stick up your nose We look at popular products to see if they're worth buying By Lucy Elkins PUBLISHED: 23:06 GMT, 7 May 2012 | UPDATED: 23:07 GMT, 7 May 2012 Most of us are keen to preserve our health and when a new product comes on to the market that claims to do just that, the temptation can be great.

Faulty implants, dodgy drugs and a toothless watchdog that"s failing patients

Faulty implants, dodgy drugs and a toothless watchdog that's failing patients Just over two years ago consultant plastic surgeon Azhar Aslam became deeply worried — he’d had to remove eight silicone breast implants from women within a few months of each other because they had ruptured prematurely. It struck him as highly unusual. ‘If implants do rupture, it is normally after seven to ten years, and it is usually caused by an impact, such as the wearer falling over or having a car accident,’ he says.

Cancer sufferers prescribed nearly 10,000 treatments denied to them by NHS through special fund

Cancer sufferers prescribed nearly 10,000 treatments through special fund after NHS said they weren't 'cost effective' Cancer sufferers have been prescribed nearly 10,000 treatments denied to them by the NHS through a temporary fund.