Sex addiction: A real disorder, say the scientists who"ve defined what the symptoms are

Sex addiction IS a real disorder, say the scientists who've defined what the symptoms are May affect people whose sexual activities are 'excessive and interfere with daily life'Or those who have experienced 'recurrent and intense sexual fantasies and urges' for at least six months | UPDATED: 09:45 GMT, 12 October 2012 Russell Brand admitted in his autobiography that sex addiction nearly ruined his career It has traditionally been written off as an 'excuse' for philandering celebrities, but a new study suggests that sex addiction is a real disorder.

Parkinson"s disease could be spotted years earlier by studying a simple voice recording

Parkinson's disease could be spotted years earlier by studying a simple voice recording A team at MIT has developed a computer programme that is able to recognise the tremors, breathiness and weakness in the voiceThese symtpoms are thought to be early indicators of the degenerative conditionStudy leader Dr Max Little is building up a database of 10,000 voices to support his project | UPDATED: 15:05 GMT, 26 September 2012 Leaving a simple phone message could help spot the early signs of Parkinson’s years before serious symptoms develop, say scientists.

DR ELLIE CANNON: Romney fails the NHS test

Mitt Romney fails the NHS test with his audacious criticism | UPDATED: 21:05 GMT, 28 July 2012 Completely wrong: Mitt Romney criticised the NHS American presidential candidate Mitt Romney had the audacity last week to criticise the NHS for making his son wait six weeks for a colonoscopy when he presented with seemingly worrying symptoms while living in the UK in 1995.

Prostate cancer protein discovered by scientists could lead to new tests and treatments

Prostate cancer protein discovered by scientists could lead to new tests and treatments The protein is found in aggressive forms of the cancerScientist believe they can use the protein as a marker, providing a potential new target for drug treatment | UPDATED: 23:10 GMT, 29 May 2012 A prostate cancer protein has been identified that could lead to new diagnostic tests and treatments.

Healthy hit by a plague of over diagnosis of conditions that will never cause serious symptoms

Healthy hit by a plague of over diagnosis of conditions that will never cause serious symptoms | UPDATED: 06:34 GMT, 30 May 2012 Healthy people are being harmed by the trend to ‘overdiagnose’ conditions that will never cause serious symptoms, say medical experts.

Prepare: Seven vital steps to making the most of time with your GP

Prepare: Seven vital steps to making the most of time with your doctor and an easy way to remember them | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 24 March 2012 When you go to see your GP, you have about ten minutes to tell him or her what’s wrong, for them to understand that, make a diagnosis (if one hasn’t been made) and decide on a course of action.