Birmingham is the sexually transmitted disease capital of the UK

Birmingham is the STI capital of the UK, with more 30-somethings getting infected than ever before East London and Glasgow were also STI hotspotsChlamydia was the most commonly treated STI, followed by gonorrhoea and genital warts Average age of diagnosis is now 34.9 By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:00 GMT, 23 April 2013 Birmingham is the sexually transmitted infection capital of the UK, according to new research.

Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk "by a third", but coffee offers no benefit

Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk 'by a third', but coffee offers no benefit Regular tea drinks 37 per cent less likely to develop a tumour Study carried out by scientists at Maastricht University in the NetherlandsNearly 40,000 cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 01:47 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 27 March 2013 Men who drink at least two cups of tea a day could slash their risk of prostate cancer by more than a third, according to new research.

Why the Monday blues means you should make your doctor"s appointment for the end of the week

Why the Monday blues means you should make doctors appointments for the end of the week Appointments made for the beginning of the week were missed more often than those at the endPatients may feel less able to cope with the prospect of being given bad news at the start of the working weekShifting appointments to Thursday and Friday could save NHS 60m a year, claim experts | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 17 December 2012 When booking a GP appointment, your best bet is to avoid the start of the week.

"Slower you grow, the longer you live": Bodies which expand early in life acquire greater tissue damage with life-shortening results

'Slower you grow, the longer you live': Bodies which expand early in life acquire greater tissue damage with life-shortening results | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 12 December 2012 The slower you grow, the longer you live, a new study suggests.

Mother of girl with deadly brain tumour desperate to raise funds for revolutionary cancer treatment in the US

Mother's battle to raise £250,000 so her daughter, 3, with deadly brain tumour can have pioneering treatment in the U.S Caoimhe Neeson has been diagnosed with a fast-growing brain tumourNeeds radiation to kill remaining cancer cells after surgery but the only type available in the UK could leave her mentally impairedMother Joe-Anne desperately trying to raise funds for specialist treatment in the US | UPDATED: 17:32 GMT, 12 October 2012 Caoimhe Neeson, 3, pictured with mother Joe-Anne, has been diagnosed with a fast-growing, malignant brain tumour A mother is desperately trying to raise £250,000 for an operation in the U.S.

Supermarket "luxury" ready meals contain twice as much fat and salt as the budget versions

Supermarket 'luxury' ready meals contain twice as much fat and salt as budget versions High-end meals have 'shocking' levels of saturated fat – just one serving can contain an adult's entire daily recommended fat intake, according to a study | UPDATED: 13:08 GMT, 10 September 2012 Supermarket 'luxury' ready meals should have their packaging labelled 'damaging' because they contain twice as much fat and salt than their budget equivalents, scientists have warned.

Mother-of-one left unable to eat for FOUR YEARS after pregnancy paralyses her stomach

Mother-of-one left unable to eat for FOUR YEARS after pregnancy paralyses her stomachDoctors said Charlene's son may have de-sensitised the nerve that supplies nerve function to the intestines when he was in the wombCharlene is now drip fed for 14 hours every day By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 09:09 GMT, 20 August 2012 | UPDATED: 09:10 GMT, 20 August 2012 A mother-of-one has been unable to eat for four years after her pregnancy left her with a paralysed stomach.

Puppy love: The lion cub called Simba who has forged an adorable friendship with Monty the dog and Thumper the rabbit

Puppy love: The lion cub called Simba who has forged an adorable friendship with Monty the dog and Thumper the rabbit | UPDATED: 09:05 GMT, 25 June 2012 It reads like the plot of a Disney movie – three unlikely animal playmates overcoming their differences to forge an adorable friendship.

Gastroparesis: Girl, 19, who shrank to 7st after vomiting 30 times a day recovers after she is youngest Briton to have gastric pacemaker

Teenager who vomited 30 times a day due to rare condition saved after becoming youngest in UK to have pacemaker fitted in her STOMACH It took doctors four years to diagnose teenager's rare stomach paralysis conditionLaura, now 19, was the youngest of only around 50 people in the UK to have a gastric pacemaker fitted last year | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 12 June 2012 A teenager who suffers from a rare condition that made her sick up to 30 times a day is at last on the road to recovery after she had a pacemaker fitted in her stomach.