Polypills: Why all over 50s should be offered four-in-one as they slash the risk of strokes and heart attacks

All over 50s 'should be offered polypill': Four-in-one drug could extend life by 11 years and prevent thousands of strokes and heart attacks | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 19 July 2012 Over-50s saw their blood pressure fell by 12 per cent after taking the pill daily for three months A four-in-one pill to slash the risk of heart disease should be made available for all over-50s, a leading doctor said yesterday.

From silencing snoring to easing depression, how doctors are using jolts of electricity to improve our health

From silencing snoring to easing depression, how doctors are using jolts of electricity to improve our health | UPDATED: 00:54 GMT, 22 May 2012 Every day, scores of patients across the UK receive electric shocks from their doctor.

Mothers who swaddle babies are causing hip problems that died out 25 years ago

Trendy mothers who swaddle their babies are causing rise in a hip problem that died out 25 years ago.Expert says if swaddling a baby it is vital they have enough room to bend their legs