The stomach implant that could combat obesity by reducing hunger pangs

The stomach implant that could combat obesity by reducing hunger pangs New microchip could be alternative to weight-loss surgery, say researchers Attaches to nerve that controls appetite and sends electrical signals to brain These signals reduce the urge to eat and curb appetite, aiding weight loss Trials on humans could start within three years By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 15:45 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:57 GMT, 3 April 2013 A microchip implanted in the stomach could be another way to tackle obesity, say scientists.

Schoolboy Michael Delaney hours from death after swallowing magnetic tongue studs

Schoolboy nearly died after swallowing magnetic tongue studs designed to look like a piercing Magnets are designed to sit on either side of the tongue to hold stud in place Michael Delaney needed surgery after accidentally swallowing them Magnets ripped through his intestines and acid damaged his bowelTeenager was four hours from death when he had life-saving surgery | UPDATED: 09:15 GMT, 11 December 2012 Michael Delaney was forced to undergo major surgery after swallowing his magnetic tongue studs A fashion craze almost cost a teenage boy his life after he swallowed the magnetic tongue studs he was wearing.

Girl nearly goes blind after inadvertently eating parasite in dog mess that travelled from her stomach to her EYEBALL

Girl nearly goes blind after parasite in dog mess that travelled from her stomach to her EYEBALL Millie Knight ingested the parasite spread by animal faeces Called Toxocara, it can contaminate the soil in gardens, parks and even playgroundsIt lay dormant for several years before almost blinding her in her left eye in just three weeks But she has refused to let her partial sight stand in her way and hopes to ski for the GB Winter Paralympics team | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 4 December 2012 When Susan Knight noticed her baby daughter had an irritation in one of her eyes, she assumed it was due to a pre-existing squint.

"Flab jab" could let you stay slim on a junk food diet by using immune system to fight weight gain

'Flab jab' could let you stay slim on a junk food diet by using immune system to fight weight gain | UPDATED: 06:50 GMT, 9 July 2012 The 'flab jab' could allow people to continue eating fatty foods but lose weight at the same time A ‘flab jab’ that allows people to gorge on junk food yet keep trim could be on the horizon.

Caesarean section babies "face double the risk of obesity" than those delivered naturally

Caesarean section babies 'face double the risk of obesity' than those delivered naturally | UPDATED: 06:47 GMT, 24 May 2012 Babies born by caesarean section are at double the risk of becoming obese children as those delivered naturally, researchers have claimed.

Curry"s ability to fight cancer put to the test

Curry's ability to fight bowel cancer will be put to the test in rigorous trial By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:23 GMT, 7 May 2012 | UPDATED: 06:40 GMT, 8 May 2012 A UK trial is investigating whether a curry ingredient can improve the treatment of patients with advanced bowel cancer.