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.
Couch potatoes can't help being lazy – they were BORN that wayNot getting enough exercise was previously thought to be down to simple lazinessBut new study shows that genes play major role in deciding whether we enjoy a trip to the gym or not By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:21 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 9 April 2013 Laziness may be written into our DNA, say scientists.
NHS watchdog refuses to pay for lung cancer drug that is twice as effective as chemo and could benefit 1,000 patients a yearNew drug halts advance of non-small cell lung cancer for eight monthsCrizotinib costs 4,000 a month and could benefit 1,000 patients a yearNHS watchdog deems it too expensive due to lack of evidence of benefits By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:07 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:06 GMT, 27 March 2013 Access denied: Crizotinib could benefit 1,000 patients a year but is deemed to lack evidence of benefits says NHS A new drug that combats a specific type of lung cancer is too expensive for the NHS, says the rationing watchdog.
Dental nurse, 30, died after 'serious failings' by paramedics who could have saved her had she gone to hospital Sarah Thomas, 30, was barely conscious when paramedics arrived They told her she was 'better off' at home rather than hospital Inquest ruled she would have survived had she received simple treatment By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 15:37 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:40 GMT, 22 February 2013 Sarah Thomas died at home because her symptoms were not taken seriously by paramedics A dental nurse died after 'serious failings' by paramedics called to her home, a coroner ruled today.
Red wine isn't just good for your heart – now experts say it may even prevent HEARING LOSS Thought that resveratrol, the chemical found in red grapes and red wine, has a protective effectAppears to reduce the damage caused by loud noise By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:40 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:42 GMT, 22 February 2013 It has long been touted as the tipple with a host of health benefits, said to protect against conditions such as heart disease and dementia.
Cannabis makes pain more bearable instead of reducing it, say scientists Patients took a combination of a placebo or a cannabis pill and had a normal cream or a painful chilli cream applied to the skin They felt same intensity of pain from chilli cream when taking cannabis rather than placeboHowever, they did report that the pain bothered them less after taking the cannabis pill Scans revealed cannabis reduced brain activity in areas linked to emotional reactions | UPDATED: 14:22 GMT, 24 December 2012 Cannabis can make patients feel less bothered about pain, according to a study.
Schoolboy nearly died after swallowing magnetic tongue studs designed to look like a piercing Magnets are designed to sit on either side of the tongue to hold stud in place Michael Delaney needed surgery after accidentally swallowing them Magnets ripped through his intestines and acid damaged his bowelTeenager was four hours from death when he had life-saving surgery | UPDATED: 12:22 GMT, 10 December 2012 Michael Delaney was forced to undergo major surgery after swallowing his magnetic tongue studs A schoolboy nearly died after swallowing magnetic tongue studs designed to look like a piercing.
How to get a torso like Michael Sheen: Secrets of an A-list body | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 4 December 2012 We reveal how to get the physiques of the stars.
How pedal power could ease Parkinson's: Cycling can improve connections in brain regions linked to the disease Scientists say exercising on a bike is an 'effective, low-cost therapy' for the diseaseUS neuroscientist Jay Alberts started research after noticing positive impact it had on partner who suffers from diseaseScans revealed pedalling boosted connections between brain regions linked to movement | UPDATED: 08:39 GMT, 26 November 2012 Cycling could help ease the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, scientists believe.
How pedal power could ease Parkinson's: Cycling can improve connections in brain regions linked to the disease Scientists say exercising on a bike is an 'effective, low-cost therapy' for the diseaseUS neuroscientist Jay Alberts started research after noticing positive impact it had on partner who suffers from diseaseScans revealed pedalling boosted connections between brain regions linked to movement | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 26 November 2012 Cycling could help ease the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, scientists believe.