World first as scientists create cancer-killing cells that can be injected into patients

World first as scientists create cancer-killing cells that can be injected into patients The cells naturally occur in the body in small numbersBut it's hoped injecting huge quantities back into a patient could turbo-charge the immune systemJapanese researchers say the development paves the way for the new cancer and HIV treatments By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:18 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 3 January 2013 Scientists have created cells capable of killing cancer for the first time.

Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn"t always the answer for gut problems

Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn't always the answer for gut problems | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 Our stomachs are surely one of the most troublesome parts of our bodies — at any point, an estimated nine million Britons are suffering from tummy ache, bloating, wind and cramps.

The one vitamin pill experts say really IS worth taking (and you"ve probably never heard of it)

The one vitamin pill experts say really IS worth taking (and you've probably never heard of it) | UPDATED: 22:51 GMT, 30 July 2012 Who would have thought that the earth beneath our feet could be to blame for health woes ranging from heart disease to thyroid problems to cancer Yet that’s the view of some experts who say levels of selenium, a mineral essential for good health, are so low in British soil that it’s affecting the food chain, our diets and, ultimately, our risk of disease.

Simple blood test set to revolutionise cancer care by showing whether treatment

Simple blood test set to revolutionise cancer care by showing whether treatment is working to reduce tumours is working | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 30 May 2012 A simple blood test could revolutionise cancer care by showing patients whether their treatment is working, according to a study.

Eating for two? Piling on the pounds during pregnancy can increase risk of diabetes and high blood pressure

DON'T eat for two: Piling on the pounds during pregnancy increases risk of diabetes and high blood pressure | UPDATED: 07:26 GMT, 18 May 2012 Risks: According to research women who pile on the pounds during pregnancy could risk health issues (picture posed by model) Pregnant women should watch the calories because eating for two could increase the risk of complications, warn researchers.

One in six cancers are caused by preventable infections

One in six cancers are caused by preventable infections Cervical cancer accounted for around half of the infection-related cancers in women UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 8 May 2012 Two types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) cause around 70 per cent of all cervical cancers One in six cancers are caused by preventable infections, research shows.

Chlamydia is a "cunning" STD that easily evolves into new strains, reveal scientists

Chlamydia is a 'cunning' STI that easily evolves into new strains, discover scientists More than 150,000 people aged under 25 in England tested positive for chlamydia in 2010 Study provides insight into how chlamydia avoids the human immune system | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 12 March 2012 Warning: More than 150,000 adults aged under 25 were diagnosed with chlamydia in 2010 alone Chlamydia – the world's most common sexual infection – is a more cunning and highly evolved bacterium than thought, scientists say.