Can draining blood cut cholesterol and ward off cancer?

Can draining blood cut cholesterol and ward off cancer | UPDATED: 04:35 GMT, 4 December 2012 There may soon come a day when a visit to the GP involves having blood drained from your body — not for a blood test but to help reduce your risk of disease.

Suffering from headaches? Leave the painkillers and just drink water

Suffering from headaches Leave the painkillers and just drink water | UPDATED: 22:59 GMT, 10 August 2012 Scientists found drinking around seven glasses a day was enough to ease pain and improve the quality of life in patients Next time you have a headache, you might be better off leaving the painkillers in the packet and just drinking a glass of water.

NHS gives green light for the 1.40-a-day heart pill Ivabradine which cuts deaths by at least 17 per cent

NHS green light for 1.40-a-day heart pill that could save lives of thousands of suffering from common heart condition | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 7 August 2012 Approved: The pill will cost less than 10 a week A pill costing only 1.40-a-day that could save the lives of thousands suffering from a common heart condition is set to be approved for NHS use.