Vikings could be to blame for why Scots have highest levels of multiple sclerosis in the world, say scientists Study found one in every 170 women in the Orkney Islands suffers from multiple sclerosisIt is the highest rate in the world and has been linked with their Norse ancestryScientists say Vitamin D deficiency could also be to blame | UPDATED: 17:45 GMT, 10 December 2012 Genetic culprit The norse ancestry of Scottish people could be at least partly to blame for high levels of multiple sclerosis People living on a group of Scottish islands could have the highest rate of multiple sclerosis in the world thanks to the Vikings, researchers claim.
So they AREN'T only after one thing Psychologist claims young men want emotional intimacy just as much as women when it comes to sex | UPDATED: 16:23 GMT, 28 November 2012 Girls are taught from a young age that, beware, boys are only after one thing – and it's not your charming personality or twinkling eyes.
Caring grandfather who laughed at terminal cancer by writing book 'Keeping Your Sense of Tumour' dies Mr Blackburn, was diagnosed with cancer of the bone marrow four years agoDecided to write a humorous book about his experiences Describes seeing in the New Year in a theatre 'though perhaps not the kind of theatre I would ideally have chosen' Added: 'You can only get away with joking about cancer if you actually have it yourself'Brave grandfather died on Saturday | UPDATED: 15:00 GMT, 27 September 2012 A librarian who vowed to laugh in the face of terminal cancer by writing a comedy book has lost his battle against the illness.
A single pill could treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's AND multiple sclerosis A Phase I trial assessing the drug's safety in human patients is under way | UPDATED: 00:32 GMT, 25 July 2012 Early results from animal studies suggest new class of drug could be very effective against brain diseases One pill with the potential to treat conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and strokes has been unveiled by scientists.
My feet were such agony I got married in my wellies…
Gentle jogging once a week 'can add six years to your life' | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 4 May 2012 Get those feet moving: Jogging for an hour a week from the age of 20 to 70 takes 108 days but adds more than five years to your life Jogging for just an hour a week can increase your life expectancy by around six years, reveal scientists.
Mixing herbal remedies with conventional GP drugs 'could put lives at risk'Research shows the combination can trigger unwanted side effects and health problemsGreatest danger faced by younger and older people and those with multiple health conditions | UPDATED: 01:45 GMT, 3 May 2012 Findings: Dr Catherine Ulbricht Herbal and complementary treatments may put lives at risk when they are mixed with conventional medicines, an expert has warned.
The boy who came back from the dead: Experts said car crash teen was beyond hope.
'He has his life back': U.S.
Boy, 3, with rare heart condition 'dies' five times in a year Aaron will be fitted with a permanent defibrillator under his skin later this year that will trigger if his heart begins to fail again | UPDATED: 17:21 GMT, 21 March 2012 A mother has revealed how she has had to bring her son back from the brink of death five times in a year due to his rare heart condition.