Obesity and deadliest form of skin cancer "have genetic link"

Obesity and deadliest form of skin cancer 'have genetic link'Scientists find gene FTO may have role in obesity and skin cancerStudy looked at DNA of 73,000 patients including 13,000 with skin cancerPreviously though illness was mainly caused by sunbathing and sunbeds By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:14 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:45 GMT, 4 March 2013 A link between obesity and the deadliest form of skin cancer has been uncovered by scientists.

11-year-old Abigail Lightbown dies from brain tumour after parents mistook symptoms for eating disorder

Girl, 11, dies of brain cancer after parents feared she was battling an eating disorder and making herself sick to look like ‘stick thin celebrities’ Cancer discovered after seven month battle during which she lost 4kgShe endured two rounds of chemo but never gave up hopeMan Utd and Coronation Street stars paid her hospital visits | UPDATED: 19:40 GMT, 26 November 2012 Brave: Abigail, who died on November 10, never complained about her illness and refused to give up hope that her condition would improve An 11-year-old girl who was suspected of having an eating disorder has died after doctors discovered she was unwittingly battling brain cancer.

Britain’s smallest dog Mini is so tiny she can sit on top of an iPhone

The pocket-sized puppy: Britain’s smallest dog Mini born weighing just 1.3oz and is so tiny she can sit on top of an iPhone. A little puppy born so small that her owner feared she wouldn’t survive is believed to be Britain’s smallest dog.

“Don’t f**k with people’s food”: Burger King employee who posted pictures of himself standing in bins of lettuce hunted down by vigilante website users and fired

“Don”t mess with our food”: Burger King worker who posted pictures of himself standing in bins of lettuce hunted down by vigilante website users and fired | UPDATED: 11:46 GMT, 18 July 2012 We”re used to hearing stories of how fast news can travel on the internet.

The dizzy spells that are actually migraines – without the headache

The dizzy spells that are actually migraines – without the headache | UPDATED: 22:32 GMT, 25 June 2012 'My head felt heavy, as if it was a bowling ball,' said Toria Law When Toria Law went to her GP complaining she felt dizzy and occasionally nauseous, he assured her it was an inner ear infection and said she’d be back to normal within a fortnight.

Woman who lost legs in 7/7 bombing after London Olympic party meant she caught later train makes Paralympic team

Woman who lost legs in 7/7 bombing on train she caught after celebrating London Olympics win makes Paralympic team 'I was one of the lucky ones,' says mother-of-one caught in 7/7 bombingSportswoman makes sitting volleyball team after losing legs in the terrorist attack | UPDATED: 10:30 GMT, 21 June 2012 A survivor of the July 7 suicide bombings said her dreams had come true after being picked to compete at the London 2012 Paralympics.

Brave father told TWICE he was going to die was saved when doctors took off his entire face to remove a brain tumour – and put it back in time for his…

Brave father has entire face taken off to remove brain tumour – and is now looking forward to his wedding | UPDATED: 16:25 GMT, 23 May 2012 A father who was told twice he was going to die from a brain tumour was saved when doctors pulled the skin down from his face to remove the growth – and is now looking forward to getting married.