Lightning can trigger thunderous headaches: Number of attacks rises by a third during storms

Lightning can trigger thunderous headaches: Number of migraines rises by a third during storms The frequency of attacks rises by almost a third on days when thunder and lightning occursThis difference remained even when other weather factors were taken into accountElectromagnetic waves emitted from lightning could trigger headaches as could pollution By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 14:56 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:11 GMT, 25 January 2013 Lightning can trigger thunderous headaches, particularly in migraine sufferers, research has suggested.

Joe Calzaghe: "I think men are much weaker than women"

'I think men are much weaker than women': Under the microscope with Joe Calzaghe By Sarah Ewing PUBLISHED: 01:25 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:25 GMT, 22 January 2013 The former world champion and Strictly star, 40, on getting man flu, pushing himself to stay in shape and having a high pain threshold 'Compared to a regular 40-year-old I'm pretty fit,' said Joe Calzaghe STILL FIT AT 40 I’m nowhere near fighting condition, but compared to a regular 40-year-old I’m pretty fit.

Mother, 27, dies from brain haemorrhage after giving birth to seventh child

Mother, 27, dies from brain haemorrhage after giving birth to her SEVENTH child Emma Butterfield died just days after she saw her doctor with a minor headacheShe was admitted to hospital but slipped into a coma and never woke up Just 11 weeks earlier, Mrs Butterfield had given birth By Alex Ward PUBLISHED: 10:33 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:30 GMT, 21 January 2013 Emma Butterfield (pictured on her wedding day) died 11 weeks after giving birth to her seventh child A mother-of-seven has died from a brain haemorrhage just days after she visited her doctor with a minor headache.

Mother who rushed her son to hospital with meningitis symptoms is stunned to receive letter accusing her of wasting NHS time

Family who rushed boy, 7, to A&E with meningitis symptoms are stunned to receive letter accusing them of wasting NHS time Georgina Houghton, 33, called NHS Direct one weekend after son Colby, 7, developed a temperature, vomiting and sensitivity to light Told the little boy might have meningitis and needed to go to A&EDashed to hospital where doctors diagnosed a viral infection Days later Colby received letter from family GP, lambasting him for wasting NHS time and not consulting GP first | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 6 December 2012 When her young son Colby became increasingly ill one weekend, Georgina Houghton became convinced he needed professional help.

The magnet to cure a migraine: Can this device mean the end of excruciating pain for Britains eight million sufferers?

The magnet to cure a migraine: Can this device mean the end of excruciating pain for Britain’s eight million sufferersNew device delivers magnetic pulse to the head at touch of a buttonScientists say handheld device can alleviate symptoms for up to two hoursTreatment relieved or reduced excruciating pain in 73 per cent of patients taking part in trial | UPDATED: 19:39 GMT, 21 September 2012 Pain relief: Scientists say a new treatment involving a magnetic beam could alleviate migraines For many of Britain’s eight million sufferers, there has been no respite from the dreaded migraines.

Why taking painkillers for a headache could simply be making things worse

Why taking painkillers for a headache could simply be making things worse | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 18 September 2012 'Vicious cycle': Taking aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol at least every other day can leave sufferers more prone to headaches (stock image) Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering from ‘disabling’ headaches caused by overuse of painkillers, experts warn.

Scientists close to creating single-dose cure for all strains of malaria

Scientists close to creating single-dose cure for all strains of malaria Compound cured animals infected with resistant malaria parasites New treatment should enter clinical trials in 2013Malaria killed 655,000 people in 2010 | UPDATED: 14:50 GMT, 31 August 2012 Scientists believe they are close to creating a single-dose cure for all strains of malaria.

Gadget that can zap the agony of migraine

The battery-powered gadget that can zap the agony of migraine | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 18 August 2012 Researchers say that for some patients the device may be as effective as drugs (file photo) A battery-powered gadget the size and shape of an electric shaver may be a new way to treat painful headaches.

Jennie Cosh: Student, 20, suffers shock stroke at dinner with parents

'It could happen to anybody': Student, 20, suffers shock stroke at dinner with her parents | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 24 July 2012 Shock: Jennie Cosh, who, despite being a 20-year-old with a healthy lifestyle, has suffered a stroke An apparently healthy student spoke of her shock today after suffering a stroke at the tender age of 20.