Diabetes: Deep-sea diving tank combined with stem cells to treat condition

Deep-sea diving tank combined with injections of a patient's own stem cells to treat diabetes By Roger Dobson PUBLISHED: 03:48 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:38 GMT, 12 March 2013 Sitting in a diving chamber may be a new treatment for type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the condition.

Hospital chief executive steps down after investigation is launched into patient deaths

Hospital chief executive steps down after investigation is launched into patient death rates Major investigation underway at Royal Bolton Hospital, ManchesterFour times as many cases of blood poisoning were recorded than would normally be expected at the hospital in a yearRaised fears over whether some patients may have been recorded as dying from septicaemia when they also had other serious conditions Jackie Bene, acting chief executive of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and the person in charge of recording the information, has 'stepped aside' Robert Francis renews call for a NHS culture change starting today , although a similar-sized trust would expect to have just 200.

Savita Halappanavar: Husband demands answers at inquest

'My wife is giving me the strength to seek the truth': Husband of Irish mother who died after suffering miscarriage demands answers at inquest Savita Halappanavar died of blood poisoning after an abortion was refusedHusband Praveen today: 'It's not easy to sit there in the court' Medical records stating that Mrs Halappanavar had requested an abortion were leaked last night The hearing, which is expected to last more than a week, will begin on April 8 at Galway Courthouse /11/21/article-2236221-160672FF000005DC-364_306x415.jpg” width=”306″ height=”415″ alt=”The HSE is investigating the death of Savita Halappanavar died of blood poisoning after doctors refused her an abortion ” class=”blkBorder” /> Death: Savita Halappanavar died in hospital on October 28 last year from suspected septicaemia The husband of an Indian dentist who died after she suffered a miscarriage in Ireland said his late wife is giving him the strength to fight for the truth.

Successful solo artists are twice as likely to die early as those in a band

Successful solo artists are twice as likely to die early as those in a bandResearchers claim soloists in Europe have a one in ten chance of premature deathSolo artists in America have a one in five chance of early death Group members fare better possibly because of support from their band mates | UPDATED: 12:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 British singer Amy Winehouse died in 2011 at the age of 27 Famous solo artists are twice as likely to die prematurely as stars in bands, according to researchers from the University of Liverpool.

For Caden: The classmates of brave meningitis victim, 6, hoping for a Christmas number one in his name

For Caden: The classmates of brave meningitis victim, 6, hoping for a Christmas number one in his nameA rendition of Oh Holy Night by Ladywell Primary School was recorded in honour of classmate Caden BegganThe little boy died after a four week battle with meningitisThe song has already been downloaded 10,000 times and peaked at number nine in the download charts He won a legion of worldwide fans online after parents shared his plight on Facebook | UPDATED: 19:31 GMT, 3 December 2012 The classmates of a six-year old boy who died after contracting meningitis could be on track for a Christmas number one in his name.

Arthritis? It"s no laughing matter, says comedian Ella Kenion

Arthritis It's no laughing matter, says comedian Ella Kenion whose agonising condition, triggered by food poisoning – almost ended her showbiz dream Actress Ella Kenion got rheumatic disease Reiter’s syndrom aged 18The pain in her joints nearly kept her from following her dream of acting | UPDATED: 15:47 GMT, 25 November 2012 Light touch: Ella's recent weight loss has helped with her joint problems From playing the world’s laziest cleaner, Mrs Cakeworthy, in The Green Green Grass to a long-suffering teacher in The Catherine Tate Show, Ella Kenion has never been shy about taking on unglamorous roles.

Wood burning stoves can be a "silent killer", leaking deadly carbon monoxide if not properly fitted

Wood burning stoves can be a 'silent killer', leaking deadly carbon monoxide if not properly fitted<br>Around 40 people die in a year across England and Wales from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning<br>And 4,000 more need to be treated in accident and emergency for CO poisoning <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 18:29 GMT, 20 November 2012 </p> <p>They are a timeless and effective way to keep your home cosy and warm during the winter.

Twice as many patients dying because of poor care after operations than previously thought

Twice as many patients are dying because of poor care after operations than previously thought Death rate higher in Britain than countries such as Finland and EstoniaNearly four in 100 people having common forms of surgery die as a resultPatients are dying from blood poisoning, kidney failure and heart attacks | UPDATED: 06:59 GMT, 21 September 2012 Sloppy NHS care after operations is costing the lives of thousands of patients, research shows.

Woman in intensive care with mystery blood poisoning and multiple organ failure was finally found to have swallowed a TOOTHPICK

Woman in intensive care with mystery blood poisoning and multiple organ failure was finally found to have swallowed a TOOTHPICK | UPDATED: 13:55 GMT, 12 September 2012 Baffled doctors were amazed to discover that a woman in intensive care who mysteriously developed severe blood poisoning and a liver abscess had swallowed a toothpick.