Superbugs "will send the health service back to 19th century": Even routine surgery could become deadly, warns top medical adviser

Superbugs 'will send the health service back to 19th century': Even routine surgery could become deadly, warns top medical adviserDame Sally Davies warns over timebomb over antibiotic resistanceGPs will be ordered to prescribe fewer antibioticsDrug-resistant E-Coli could be responsible for 2,500 deathsCases of multidrug resistant tuberculosis rising .

Winter vomiting bug could cancel Christmas for thousands as cases hit 900,000

Winter vomiting bug could cancel Christmas for thousands as cases near 900,000 Number of people affected is 83 per cent higher than this time last year due to an early outbreak of the virusMost cases usually occur between January and MarchNumber of people affected has doubled in one week | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 19 December 2012 Norovirus is threatening to ruin Christmas for thousands of people as the number of cases continues to soar.

Bad hair day? Blame it on your medicine

Bad hair day Blame it on your medicine | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 9 October 2012 From painkillers to beta blockers, we reveal the pills that can make your hair go curly, fall out – or even change colour! Going thin on top Or is your hair losing its colour Your medication could be to blame.

British men have bigger penises than the French according to survey of manhood sizes

We knew it all along: British men have bigger penises than the French according to new surve.Controversial: Richard Lynn, professor of psychology at Ulster University, whose research has been criticised as lacking methodology British men typically have bigger penises than their French neighbours – but are less well endowed than the Germans, new research has claimed.

Experts on ethics back creation of babies with three parents saying it is "amazing opportunity" for families blighted by incurable diseases

Three-person IVF is 'amazing opportunity' for families blighted by incurable diseases, say ethics expertsCritics caution against opening a 'Pandora's box' which could lead to a trend towards 'designer babies' | UPDATED: 06:48 GMT, 13 June 2012 The creation of babies with three genetic parents would be an ‘amazing opportunity’ for families whose lives have been blighted by incurable diseases, say an eminent group of experts on ethics in science.