Hundreds of women have healthy pregnancies ended by mistake because scans can"t detect the earliest signs of life

Hundreds of women may be losing healthy babies due to mistaken diagnosis of miscarriage Home pregnancy tests are now so sensitive women who fear they have miscarried are attending hospital at an earlier stage than in the pastHospital scans cannot detect the earliest signs of life and may fail to pick up a present heartbeat, leading doctors to remove the early foetusUp to 400 woman may be losing healthy babies each year due to mistaken diagnosis, according to reportNew guidelines urge doctors not to operate to remove a foetus within the first 13 weeks of pregnancy | UPDATED: 08:36 GMT, 12 December 2012 Hundreds of women may be losing healthy babies every year because they are incorrectly diagnosed as having suffered a miscarriage, experts have warned.

Breast cancer deaths can be halved after 10 years of "wonder drug" Tamoxifen

Breast cancer deaths halved if patients given 'wonder drug' Tamoxifen for 10 years, not fiveTamoxifen is an anti-oestrogen drug that was developed over 30 years ago Most of the extra protection occurred after the end of the 10 year treatment period | UPDATED: 22:24 GMT, 5 December 2012 Breast check: Women are recommended to feel their breasts regularly and go to the GP if they notice any changes Breast cancer deaths can be halved after 10 years of treatment with the drug tamoxifen, research has shown.

Coffee: three cups a day could increase the risk of vision loss and blindness

How switching to decaf could save your sight: Drinking three cups of coffee a day linked with vision loss and blindness Coffee increases the risk of eye condition glaucomaThose with a family history most at riskNo association found with tea, coffee or cola | UPDATED: 14:47 GMT, 5 October 2012 Coffee: More than three cups a day may increase the risk of glaucoma Drinking more than three cups of coffee a day may increase the risk of vision loss and blindness, according to American research.

British men have bigger penises than the French according to survey of manhood sizes

We knew it all along: British men have bigger penises than the French according to new surve.Controversial: Richard Lynn, professor of psychology at Ulster University, whose research has been criticised as lacking methodology British men typically have bigger penises than their French neighbours – but are less well endowed than the Germans, new research has claimed.

Schoolgirl, six, has such severe allergies she could be killed by a kiss and has to be wrapped in bandages 24 hours a day

Schoolgirl, six, has such severe allergies she could be killed by a kiss and must be wrapped in bandages all day Isla suffered a severe reaction after her sister gave her a kiss hours after drinking milk Her skin flares up so badly people ask if I have burned her, says mother | UPDATED: 12:57 GMT, 15 August 2012 The top-to-toe bandages protect Isla's skin from allergens A little girl has such severe allergies that even a kiss could prove deadly.

NHS trust fined record 325,000 for auctioning off computer hard drives filled with HIV patients" details online

NHS trust fined record 325,000 for auctioning off online computer hard drives filled with HIV patients' detailsIndividual working for IT provider removed at least 252 of the approximate 1,000 hard drives he was supposed to destroy from Brighton General Hospital in 2010Personal data belonging to tens of thousands of patients and staff was then sold on auction website | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 1 June 2012 An NHS trust has been fined a record amount after it sold computer hard drives in an online auction without first removing confidential details about patients with HIV.