Could Tetris spell the end of the eye patch? Scientists use computer game to treat lazy eye

Could Tetris spell the end of the eye patch Scientists use computer game to treat lazy eye Tetris can be used to train both eyes to work togetherCurrently people with lazy eye wear eye patch to force the weaker eye to work but its not effective in adultsTetris technique resulted in 'dramatic' improvement By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 08:02 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 25 April 2013 Tetris could spell the end of the eye patch for people with lazy eye The computer game Tetris could spell the end of the eye patch for people with lazy eye.

Elderly patient dubbed "the invisible man" by coroner was ignored by hospital doctors for 3 DAYS before he died

Patient dubbed 'the invisible man' by a coroner was ignored by hospital doctors for three DAYS before he died Walter Coles, 88, was transferred to Wycombe Hospital last summerBut senior doctors were unaware of his arrival and his care was 'overlooked' The only documentation of his stay 'verged on useless', an inquest heardAs well as not being examined, his medication chart went missing .

Teenager who eats half a stick of DEODORANT every day

Teenager 'must eat' half a stick of DEODORANT every day after bizarre addiction takes over her life Nicole, 19, enjoyed taste when she tried some as a toddlerDoctors says she is risking her health if she continues By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 06:04 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:50 GMT, 1 March 2013 A teenager has revealed that she has what must be one of the most bizarre addictions on the planet…

Three-year-old girl dies of dehydration after locum doctor sent her home from A&E without carrying out basic tests

Three-year-old girl dies of dehydration after locum doctor sent her home from A&E without carrying out basic testsMylee Ward, who had a rare brain disorder, was laid across chairs instead of a bed by Dr Mushfikur RahmanThe locum doctor at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, in Derbyshire, then failed to carry out 'basic tests' an inquest has heardNext day she was found unconscious in her playpen and pronounced dead By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 10:39 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 15 February 2013 A girl of three died of dehydration after a locum doctor in a casualty unit sent her home without doing basic tests that would have saved her life, an inquest was told.

Cancer patient left "terrified" after hospital doctor issues him with a Do Not Resuscitate order

Cancer patient left 'terrified' after hospital doctor issues him with a Do Not Resuscitate order Alan Cargill, 69, was being treated for cancer and a blood clot at the University Hospital of North DurhamA doctor told him he wouldn't be revived if he took a turn for the worseHe said he was given a Do Not Resuscitate order despite no family member being present By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:49 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:19 GMT, 12 February 2013 Mr Cargill ripped up his Do Not Resuscitate Order after speaking to his family and lawyer A cancer patient said he was left feeling terrified after a hospital doctor issued him with a Do Not Resuscitate order.

The excuses MEN give for avoiding sex

Not tonight, darling, EastEnders is on: The excuses MEN give for avoiding sex Other excuses included being put off by peeping cats and dogs and being too full after a large mealExperts fear some men are avoiding sex to hide erectile dysfunction problems By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:22 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 30 January 2013 As far as excuses go, turning down an intimate night of passion with a woman to watch an episode of a soap opera, may not rest easy in some households.

Patients" lives in danger due to desperate staff shortages at privately-run out of hours GP services

VERY URGENT, PLEASE HELP! Texts reveal the desperate staff shortages at privately-run out-of-hours GP services putting patients' lives in danger Doctors claim that Harmoni, the largest private provider of urgent care services in England, is so short-staffed that it is regularly unsafeInvestigation uncovered desperate texts, begging staff to come to work Company also alleged to have manipulated its performance data, masking delays in seeing patients and other missed targetsAnd fears that a seven-week old baby may have died due to desperate staff shortages and protocols not being followed | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 18 December 2012 Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed.

Disbelief as nurses have to be told to put patients first: staff reminded to treat sick with love and compassion

Disbelief as nurses have to be told to put patients first: staff reminded to treat sick with love and compassion Poor care is a 'betrayal of what we stand for', says nursing chief Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that 'coldness, resentment, indifference, even contempt' were deep-seated in parts of the NHS | UPDATED: 01:54 GMT, 5 December 2012 Nurses are having to be told to ‘put their patients first’.

Nurses will be rated on their compassion and not just their technical skills

Nurses 'must be rated on compassion and not just technical skills' amid fears that 'cruelty has become normalised' Poor care is a 'betrayal of what we stand for', says nursing chief Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that 'coldness, resentment, indifference, even contempt' were deep-seated in parts of the NHS | UPDATED: 14:06 GMT, 4 December 2012 Nurses should be formally judged on how compassionate they are, their professional chief will declare today.

Nobel winner and organ transplant pioneer Joseph Murray dies at 93

Doctor who performed first successful organ transplant dies aged 93More than 600,000 people worldwide have received transplants since Joseph Murray's pioneering innovationHe was given a Nobel Prize for his work after taking a kidney from one identical twin and giving it to his twin brother, in 1954 He learned his craft during World War II, treating badly-burned soldiers | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 27 November 2012 Pioneer: Dr Joseph Murray, the surgeon who carried out the first successful kidney transplant, has died at 93 Dr Joseph Murray, the surgeon who carried out the first successful kidney transplant and later won a Nobel Prize for his work, has died at the age of 93.