Winter vomiting bug could cancel Christmas for thousands as cases hit 900,000

Winter vomiting bug could cancel Christmas for thousands as cases near 900,000 Number of people affected is 83 per cent higher than this time last year due to an early outbreak of the virusMost cases usually occur between January and MarchNumber of people affected has doubled in one week | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 19 December 2012 Norovirus is threatening to ruin Christmas for thousands of people as the number of cases continues to soar.

Cases of winter vomiting bug up 42% in a week as more hospitals are forced to close their doors

Cases of winter vomiting bug up 42% in a week as more hospitals are forced to close their doors Cases of norovirus up 83% on this time last yearHospital outbreaks also doubled compared to last yearCold weather suggested as reason for worst start to the norovirus season on record Up to 880,000 people could have been affected | UPDATED: 15:02 GMT, 18 December 2012 Norovirus is continuing to wreak havoc across the country, with the number of people affected almost doubling in the space of a week.

Winter vomiting bug cases up 52 per cent compared to last year

Winter vomiting bug cases soar by 52 per cent compared to last year's outbreak Health Protection Agency report reveals huge increase in confirmed outbreaks in hospitalsHospital data represents just the tip of the iceberg as many avoid seeking medical help as virus is spread so easily | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 26 November 2012 Thousands of people have fallen victim to the winter vomiting bug earlier than usual, with cases since July up 52 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Chinese protester opposing government takeover of village land “is crushed to death by state-controlled road-flattening truck”

Chinese protester opposing government takeover of village land “is crushed to death by state-controlled road-flattening truck” Protester He Zhu Hua, appears to be crushed in shocking imagesHe opposed being moved after government tried to claim land for commercial useReports claim government then tried to hide body and sent security to quell anger from residents

Want to watch what you eat? How soft lighting and mood music could help you cut the calories

In the mood to lose weight How soft lighting and mellow music could help you cut the calories | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 31 August 2012 Soft lighting and mellow jazz in fast food restaurants can reduce calorie intake and increase satisfaction, research shows.

Bowel cancer could be fuelled by E coli stomach bug

Bowel cancer 'could be fuelled by E coli stomach bug' Two-thirds of the 21 samples taken from bowel cancer patients contained the bug, compared to just one in five of those taken from healthy people | UPDATED: 14:12 GMT, 20 August 2012 One of Britain’s most common cancers could be fuelled by the E coli stomach bug, scientists believe.

Men are more likely to die from a heart attack during extra-marital sex

You've been warned! Men are more likely to drop dead from a heart attack during extra-marital sex Affairs are often with younger women in unfamiliar settings, which adds extra stress to the activity Men who cheat on their other halves now have another worry to add to the possibility of their partner finding out – they are more likely to die during sex.

G-spot still not found by scientists after 60 years

Scientists can't find G-spot after 60 years (join the club, chaps) Ultrasounds and tissue samples have failed to prove existence of erogenous zone It's a sexual quest that has frustrated many couples for decades – and now scientists say there may be no such thing as a 'G-spot' after all.