Twice as many patients dying because of poor care after operations than previously thought

Twice as many patients are dying because of poor care after operations than previously thought Death rate higher in Britain than countries such as Finland and EstoniaNearly four in 100 people having common forms of surgery die as a resultPatients are dying from blood poisoning, kidney failure and heart attacks | UPDATED: 06:59 GMT, 21 September 2012 Sloppy NHS care after operations is costing the lives of thousands of patients, research shows.

Sweet, sour, salt, savoury, bitter AND fat: Scientists discover that tongue has "sixth sense" for lipids

Sweet, sour, salt, savoury, bitter AND fat: Scientists discover that tongue has 'sixth sense' for lipids Findings could represent a breakthrough in the battle against obesity and diabetes If you cannot resist a stodgy cake or chips, it may not be simply down to lack of willpower.