Number of cancer sufferers aged 15- 24 who die from the disease halves in 30 years

Number of cancer sufferers aged 15- 24 who die from the disease halves in 30 years Largest drop in deaths for young adults was for leukaemiaToday over 80 per cent of young people will survive cancerHowever little progress has been made for the rarer forms of cancer By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:05 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:13 GMT, 25 March 2013 The number of teenagers and young adults dying from cancer has almost halved in the last three decades, figures show.

10% of children are already obese by the time they start primary school

10% of children are ALREADY obese by the time they start primary school Worrying figures show this rises to 20% by Year SixAnd that 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight or obese in the UK Number of people having weight loss surgery or being admitted to hospital due to obesity has also soared By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:01 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 20 February 2013 One in 10 children are obese when they start school, worrying figures suggest.

R UV Ugly? Cancer charity puts ultraviolet skin scanner in shopping centres to warn of the damage caused by sunbeds

R UV Ugly Cancer charity puts ultraviolet skin scanner in shopping centres to warn of the damage caused by sunbeds Machine will be used to show shoppers the ageing effects and hidden damage caused by using sunbedsMalignant melanoma rates have more than tripled among people aged between 15 and 34 in the last three decades | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 10 October 2012 An ultraviolet skin scanner which highlights the risks of sunbed use is to visit shopping centres as part of a new campaign.

Average age of woman having first child continues to rise due to "spending more time in education"

Average age of woman having first child continues to rise due to 'spending more time in education' Finishing full-time education and training at an older average age is the main reason why people are having their first child later in lifeResearchers from the University of Southampton looked at women in Britain and France | UPDATED: 12:20 GMT, 10 September 2012 Women are having children later in life because they are spending longer in education, according to research.

Want to get out of hospital in record time? Scoff yourself!

Want to get out of hospital in record time Scoff yourself! | UPDATED: 03:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 Enhanced recovery has seen a fall in complication rates, and inpatient stays dramatically reduced by 50 per cent in most cases Having an operation For decades, this has meant nil by mouth for at least eight hours before surgery, no food for several days afterwards, lots of bed rest and a hospital stay of up to two weeks.

Patient, 75, with incurable stomach cancer comforts her doctor after HE breaks down during horrific prognosis

Tender moment patient, 75, with incurable stomach cancer comforts her doctor after HE breaks down during horrific prognosis | UPDATED: 07:05 GMT, 23 August 2012 Delivering devastating news to a patient and offering them words of comfort afterwards must be one of the hardest parts of the job for any doctor.

NY Med: Cancer patient comforts doctor during prognosis

Tender moment patient, 75, with incurable stomach cancer comforts her doctor after HE breaks down during horrific prognosis | UPDATED: 20:25 GMT, 22 August 2012 Delivering devastating news to a patient and offering them words of comfort afterwards must be one of the hardest parts of the job for any doctor.

Skipper claims to have finally found proof that Loch Ness Monster exists

“The most convincing Nessie photograph ever”: Skipper claims to have finally found proof that Loch Ness Monster existsGeorge Edwards has hunted Nessie for 26 years and holds tours of the Loch He even says image was verified by team of US military monster expertsA Nessie sighting specialist has backed his claims, adding: “It proves Nessie is definitely NOT a sturgeon”