Sex hormone boost perks up grumpy old men – and protects against heart attacksInjections of testosterone to help men with low libidoShots also improved mood, fitness level and ability to concentrate | UPDATED: 22:42 GMT, 8 December 2012 Sex shots: The testosterone injections can help men with low libido Injections of the male sex hormone testosterone could offer new hope to thousands of men with low libido – while also helping to protect them against heart attacks, a new study suggests.
Mother has pioneering treatment using cells from dead patients that could potentially cure diabetesAnn Adair, who suffers from type one diabetes, is one of only a handful of people to have successfully had the operation The ground-breaking procedure takes cells from dead patients and transplants them to the livingExperts hope it could lead to a cure for hundreds of thousands of diabetes sufferers | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 27 November 2012 Deputy headteacher Ann Adair had a ground-breaking procedure which transplants cells from dead patients.
Three-year-old girl died because hospital doctors failed to give her 'basic medical care', says coroner Isla's blood pressure was 'unacceptably low', finds coronerShe suffered a catalogue of errors during surgery on her airways Doctors failed to hand over properly between teams caring for the little girlHer death was 'avoidable' Parents pay tribute to their 'energetic little girl' | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 19 September 2012 A coroner accused staff at a top London hospital of ‘gross failure’ today, following the death of a three-year-old girl in a paediatrics intensive care unit.
Working in late stages of pregnancy is as bad as smoking, new research claim | UPDATED: 11:38 GMT, 29 July 2012 Heavily pregnant women who work during the late stages of pregnancy give birth to smaller children Expectant mothers who work up to their due date are likely to have babies with a lower birth weight, creating risks for the future.
Dessert with breakfast HELPS your diet (by beating cravings) Hunger hormone levels dropped further among participants allowed a sweet treat in the morning | UPDATED: 15:13 GMT, 26 June 2012 Adults who were allowed to have a cookie or cake with breakfast as part of a low-calorie diet lost more weight in the long-run than those who were not allowed a dessert Good news for dieters – having a sweet treat at breakfast can actually help you lose pounds and keep them off for longer.
Diabetic mother, 55, died in hospital after nurse's 'gross failure' to check her dangerously low blood sugar levels Mrs Pitt admitted herself to hospital when she realised her glucose levels were very lowCoroner says nurse failed to provide basic medical treatment'My wife deserved far better,' says distraught husband of 35 years | UPDATED: 15:07 GMT, 25 June 2012 Diabetic Margaret Pitt, 55, suffered irreversible brain damage in November 2010 after medics at Alexandra Hospital, in Redditch, Worcestershire, failed to monitor her blood sugar levels A diabetic mother-of-three died after doctors forgot to check her blood sugar levels – days after she was admitted to hospital with dangerously low glucose levels.