Mother-of-four with Parkinson's disease turns condition into an art form by becoming a Marilyn Monroe human statue Nicky was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease when she was 29The condition makes her muscles tighten, leaving her unable to move Nicky now poses as a frozen Marilyn Monroe for two hours at a time to raise money for charity | UPDATED: 19:30 GMT, 14 December 2012 A Parkinson’s sufferer whose muscles stiffen as a result of the disease has turned her condition into an art-form – by becoming a human statue.
Drinking a large glass of red wine every day ‘can cut bowel cancer risk’ Resveratrol, found in the skins of red grapes, has been known to have cancer-fighting qualities but scientists didn't know how much was neededTests have revealed that a dose equivalent to five milligrams halved the growth of bowel tumours | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 5 December 2012 Health benefits: Drinking a large glass of red wine every day could help prevent bowel cancer say researchers Drinking a large glass of red wine every day could help prevent bowel cancer, researchers claim.
'The amazing radioactive pills that cured my cancer': Girl, 17, makes a full recovery after discovering aggressive tumours in her neck Paris Tompkins found a lump the size of a ping-pong ball Diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer Had to spend three weeks in isolation as the cancer-killing tablets made her sweat and urine radioactive | UPDATED: 17:45 GMT, 5 October 2012 A teenager has beaten an aggressive form of cancer after doctors gave her radioactive medication.
A cure for tinnitus Hope for millions tormented by ringing in ears as scientists edge closer to developing first drug treatments Doctors discovered how to tone down overactive neurons in the brainDiscovery could lead to new tinnitus treatmentsInvestigations into potential drugs are underway | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 11 May 2012 The first drug treatments to prevent the onset of tinnitus could soon be developed after doctors discovered how to tone down overactive neurons in the brain.
Taking the contraceptive pill caused my teenage daughter's stroke, says mother | UPDATED: 12:36 GMT, 26 April 2012 Gemma Hill is studying chlildcare at college following her two strokes A schoolgirl suffered a devastating stroke just weeks after taking the contraceptive pill for the first time.
Scandal of NHS patients sent home in the middle of the night to 'free up hospital beds' Some 3.5 per cent of all hospital discharges took place between 11pm and 6am | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 12 April 2012 Hundreds of thousands of patients are being sent home from hospital in the middle of the night to relieve pressure on beds, a report has found.
Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!) Vital: Our sense of smell is important in alerting us to potential dangers Our ability to smell vastly improves our enjoyment of life — indeed, it’s thought that 90 per cent of our sense of taste is actually down to smell.
Babies born just two weeks early at higher risk of health problems Babies born even just a few weeks early are more likely to suffer from poor health, including asthma, researchers have discovered.
The earlier a baby is born, the higher the risk of poor health, research suggests Babies born just a few weeks early have a higher risk of poor health, including asthma, than those born later, research suggests.
The women hoping their dead husbands can still give them a family Women are asking for sperm to be taken from their dead or dying partners to allow them to become fathers from beyond the grave. Grieving wives and girlfriends are requesting that surgeons perform the procedure to realise their dream of having a baby with their loved one.