Want to avoid the vomiting bug? Disinfect your sink now!

Want to avoid the vomiting bug Disinfect your sink now! | UPDATED: 01:33 GMT, 4 December 2012 Thousands of people are currently battling the winter vomiting bug — and the chances are that if you haven’t got it yet, then you soon will.

Diet not working? A food intolerance could be slowing down your metabolism, says a leading doctor (who also claims that low-fat diets CAUSE weight…

Food sensitivity could be stopping you lose weight, says doctor who also claims low-fat diets can make you HEAVIER Food sensitivities are 'by far the commonest single cause of weight gain,' says allergy expertEveryday foods such as wheat, corn, milk and eggs most common culpritsCutting out potential 'problem' foods could also relieve ailments such as headaches and low mood Calorie counting a strategy that 'consistently fails millions of people' | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 11 October 2012 Whether it’s low fat, low carb, low GI – most of us have tried, and failed, to lose weight at some point.

The jab that can trick the heart to heal itself

Jab that can trick the heart into healing itself could be given to coronary victims in back of ambulances | UPDATED: 22:55 GMT, 23 September 2012 A jab that allows damaged hearts to mend themselves and could be given by paramedics in the back of ambulances is being developed at a British university.

Bedridden man "cures" crippling bowel pain by ditching prescribed morphine and self-medicating with cannabis

Bedridden man 'cures' crippling bowel pain by ditching prescribed morphine and self-medicating with cannabis | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 10 September 2012 A computer engineer has finally 'cured' a crippling bowel condition that left him in agony for five years by smoking cannabis.

How going out on a limb can cut falls: Simple exercises by the elderly can reduce chance of accident by a third

How going out on a limb can cut falls: Simple exercises by the elderly can reduce chance of accident by a third | UPDATED: 01:01 GMT, 8 August 2012 Simple home exercises, including standing on one leg, reduces falls among the elderly by almost a third, according to new research.