Mushrooms can provide as much vitamin D as supplements – but only if you put them in the sun before you eat them

Mushrooms can provide as much vitamin D as supplements – but only if you put them in the sun before you eat them Mushrooms transform UV light into vitamin DSun-exposed mushrooms are as effective at boosting and maintaining vitamin D levels as supplements areHave to be in summer sun for 60 minutes to produce vitamin D – cooking doesn't reduce the vitamin level By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 17:11 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 22 April 2013 Mushrooms exposed to the sun can provide as much vitamin D as a health supplement, a study has found.

The camera you can swallow: New capsule could help detect early stages of caner of the oesophagus

The camera you can swallow: New capsule could help detect early stages of cancer of the oesophagusGround breaking device the size of a large multivitamin pillCaptures microscopic images that detect changes in cells By James Black PUBLISHED: 21:47 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:25 GMT, 14 January 2013 A swallowable camera-in-a-capsule could help doctors spot early signs of oesophageal cancer, research has shown.

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.

Breastlight: Thousands misled by torch that claims detect breast cancer

Thousands of women misled by £80 torch that claims to detect breast cancer The Breastlight has been ruled as 'misleading' by advertising watchdogThe device claims to help women spot the first signs of tumoursThe Advertising Standards Authority said the advertising was 'irresponsible' More than 20,000 have been sold worldwide since 2006 | UPDATED: 07:10 GMT, 10 October 2012 'Misled': The £86 Breastlight device, which claims to help women spot the first signs of tumours, has misled thousands of women the advertising watchdog has ruled Thousands of women have been ‘misled’ into buying a torch which claims to detect breast cancer, the advertising watchdog has ruled.

Killed in an instant: Moment a Syrian rebel checkpoint takes direct hit is captured in powerful photographs that show the cost of war

Killed in an instant: Moment a Syrian rebel checkpoint takes direct hit is captured in powerful photographs that show the cost of war More than 26,000 people are estimated to have been killed in Syria since the uprising against President Bashar Assad”s regime began last March Opposition activists say government forces have launched offensives across the country to gain rebel-controlled areasAssad”s regime and rebels trying to oust it have been battling for weeks over the commercial hub of Aleppo, Syria”s largest city Number of people fleeing from Syria has risen to more than 235,000

The little boy who was born with no eyes (but loves playing with a torch because he can still sense the light)

The little boy who was born with no eyes (but loves playing with a torch because he can still sense the light)Doctors found he had an eye under the skin on his left socketThey cannot remove skin because the eye underneath has no lensHis parents hope he will be able to have an artificial eye fitted once he is 16 | UPDATED: 12:29 GMT, 6 June 2012 This is the boy who was born with no eyes, but is heartbreakingly happy when shining a torch at his face.

Nina Woodburn of Grange-over-sands in Cumbria is a million to one match for her husband"s kidney transplant

'I just want to save his life' says wife who is million to one match for husband's kidney transplantTransplant will be end of two-year struggle for couple Darren Woodburn is just one of 6,500 in the North West awaiting a new kidney | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 29 March 2012 A devoted wife is giving her husband the gift of life, after she was found to be a million to one match for a kidney transplant.