HIV "cure" may be possible for some patients diagnosed within ten weeks of infection

HIV 'cure' may be possible for some patients diagnosed within ten weeks of infection 'Functional cure' can be achieved for some HIV/AIDS patients diagnosed within ten weeks of infectionOne in ten people who start treatment early don't experience a virus rebound when they stop treatmentThis means the virus is kept at bay and does not cause problems despite still being detectable in their body By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:28 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:33 GMT, 15 March 2013 A ‘functional cure’ for HIV/AIDS can be achieved for some patients diagnosed early, according to new research.

Spraying alive: From liquid plasters to spray-on tooth enamel, how a little squirt can now work miracles

Spraying alive: From liquid plasters to spray-on tooth enamel, how a little squirt can now work miracles | UPDATED: 23:03 GMT, 27 August 2012 Sprays are a constant feature in our daily lives — they make us smell sweet, keep our kitchens sparkling and fix our hair.

Mother-of-two unable to eat for TWO YEARS shrinks to size zero after being struck down by rare illness which has paralysed her stomach

Mother-of-two left unable to eat for TWO YEARS and shrinks to size zero after suffering from paralysed stomach Doctors first misdiagnosed mother, 30, with stomach bug followed by anorexiaA stomach pacemaker failed to ease her condition and she is now fed via a tube twice a day | UPDATED: 14:35 GMT, 10 July 2012 A mother-of-two has been unable to eat a single meal for two years – after developing a rare condition that has paralysed her stomach.

Drinking coffee regularly can reduce the risk of Alzheimers

Drinking coffee regularly can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's 'by boosting caffeine levels in the blood' Volunteers who remained healthy had twice as much caffeine circulating than those who progressed to the early stages of dementiaFirst direct evidence that coffee intake is associated with a reduced risk, or delayed onset, of dementia | UPDATED: 11:37 GMT, 22 March 2012 Drinking coffee regularly can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by keeping caffeine levels in the blood topped up, new research shows.

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.

Atasha Graham dies "after allergic reaction to glue in her hairdo" during night out

Killed by her hair extensions: Woman dies after allergic reaction 'to glue in hairdo' as expert says he has seen four similar deaths in three months Pathologist tells inquest there are ten to 20 deaths a year caused by allergic reaction to hair extension glueCourt hears that sweating from dancing all night may have caused glue to enter Atasha Graham's blood stream Atasha Graham died after suffering a massive allergic reaction that may have been triggered by the glue in her hair extensions after a night out dancing A woman died from a massive allergic reaction that could have been caused by the glue in her hair extensions, a pathologist said yesterday.

Vitamin D deficiency: Parents being wrongly accused of murder and abuse of their babies

Parents are being falsely accused of killing their babies when actually the real cause of their death is due to a vitamin D deficiency, according to top doctors.