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.

Spouses of heart attack victims more prone to anxiety and depression because shock is similar to post traumatic stress disorder

Spouses of heart attack victims more prone to anxiety and depression because shock is similar to post traumatic stress disorder | UPDATED: 23:27 GMT, 21 August 2012 Spouses of heart attack victims are at high risk of anxiety, depression and suicide because the shock is similar to post traumatic stress disorder, according to research.

The 60p injection that can boost your flagging energy

The 60p injection that can boost your flagging energy | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 21 August 2012 No energy It could be down to vitamin B12 deficiency Martyn Hooper thought he knew exactly what it felt like to be tired — it was the warm, ready for bed feeling that came after one of his three-day walks in the hills or a busy time in his job as a college lecturer and A-level examiner.

Lightning over the volcano and jeeps parked on the lava: Photographer’s stunning images capture the majesty of the fires of Iceland

In the land of Fire and Ice: Awe-inspiring images of lightning, lava and the Northern Lights of Iceland . If you are a keen nature photographer, there are few countries which can offer as much variety as Iceland.

Surge in hard-up women offering to sell their eggs

Surge in hard-up women offering to sell their eggs 'due to recession' Donor compensation is limited to 750 per cycle for egg donors | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 17 July 2012 A fertility clinic has no waiting list for treatment for the first time in its history because of a surge in hard-up women offering to sell their eggs.

Stem cells are identified as real culprit behind heart attacks after case of mistaken identity that could revolutionise treatments

Stem cells are identified as real culprit behind heart attacks after case of mistaken identity that could revolutionise treatmentsScientists previously thought heart attacks and strokes were caused by smooth muscle cellsStem cells multiply and caused arteries to hardenHeart attacks affect 90,000 and strokes 150,000 in Britain every year | UPDATED: 16:17 GMT, 6 June 2012 The real culprit behind heart attacks and strokes is stem cells, researchers have claimed in a landmark study that could revolutionise treatment.

A very large sardine supper: Giant whale caught on camera swallowing a whole shoal of fish

A large sardine supper: Giant whale caught on camera swallowing a whole shoal of fish.A whale prepares to clamp its jaws around a shoal of sardines in this remarkable underwater image.

How DAYLIGHT could reduce the risk of having a heart attack

How DAYLIGHT could reduce the risk of having a heart attack Daylight exposure inside hospital could also reduce the damage caused by a heart attack | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 26 April 2012 Forget CPR, aspirin and blood clot busters – treating a heart attack victim could be as simple as exposing them to light.