Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits Kale sales have risen by 40 per cent in the last yearThis is thought to be because of celebrity chefs and cookbook authors promoting the vegetable's benefitsCould also be because of shortages of other vegetables caused by last year's bad weather By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:49 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:26 GMT, 25 March 2013 Gwyneth Paltrow is known to be a kale fan Sales of kale have soared thanks to celebrity chefs and famous cookbook authors, a new report has shown.
Parents can HALVE their baby's risk of asthma if they avoid exposing them to house dust, nuts, eggs and dairy products Findings contradict the 'hygiene hypothesis' that exposure to allergens and germs boosts immunity 11% of children protected from allergens such as nuts and dairy products developed asthmaCompared to 27% of those exposed to the allergens By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:56 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:56 GMT, 21 March 2013 Protecting babies from highly allergenic foods and dust mites in their first year of life can prevent the development of asthma during childhood, a new study has discovered.
Cap that warns you're about to have stroke By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 04:08 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:08 GMT, 19 March 2013 A cap that monitors blood flow inside the head could predict if someone is about to have a stroke.
Modern mothers have overly high expectations and want a perfect birth, says Call The Midwife adviser 'Managing their expectations is like walking a tightrope,' according to adviser to TV seriesIn 1959, a third of women gave birth at home.
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.
Seven million Britons lie to their GP – because they're too scared to hear the diagnosis 14% of patients polled admitted misleading a medicA third did so because they were embarrassed while a quarter held back due to worry about the diagnosis By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:06 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 1 February 2013 You would think the privacy of the doctor's office would invite patients to reveal all, yet a survey has found seven million Britons lie to their GP.
Couples who are faithful are more fertile than those who stray (at least if you're a monkey)Those who remain faithful produce 25% more offspringBirth rate difference could be down to the time it takes for new couples to get to know one anotherHaving a steady partner also reduces stress on mother By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:50 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:01 GMT, 25 January 2013 Couples who stay true to each other are more fertile than those who stray, new research has found.
Can't rid yourself of a hacking cough Don't worry, the average one lasts up to THREE WEEKS Sufferers expect a bad cough to be gone in seven to nine days, reveals surveyBut studies reveal they are likely to last twice as longDoctors 'are too ready to prescribe antibiotics' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 Can't stop the cough The average one subsides after 18 days People who suffer from an irritating throat tickle that hangs around for weeks may have nothing to worry about, say researchers.
Drug that prevents breast cancer for 20 years: Protection for thousands at high risk New guidelines suggest tamoxifen or raloxifene could offer up to 20 years of protection for those considered at high risk of cancerWomen would take the drugs for five years either before or after the menopause, with the aim of slashing odds of developing the disease By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:00 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:44 GMT, 15 January 2013 Thousands of healthy women could be offered powerful breast cancer drugs to cut their chances of contracting the disease.
The father who diagnosed himself with prostate cancer after watching a TV programme – and how it got him an MBEPhil Kissi, 54, suffered no symptoms but was diagnosed with an aggressive strain of prostate cancerA chance viewing of City Hospital prompted him to get testedBeing of black African decent and having a family history of prostate cancer increased his riskHe has now pledged to spend the rest of his life raising money for charity and helping disadvantaged young people | UPDATED: 03:37 GMT, 1 January 2013 As a former athlete, sitting down to watch daytime TV wasn't something Phil Kissi usually did.