Contact lens wearers at mercy of a bug found in tap water and gnaws through the eyeballs causing blindness

Millions of contact lens users are at risk of eye-devouring amoeba that can turn them blind Acanthamoeba parasite found in tap water, dust and swimming poolsCauses painful infection that is 'potential problems for ever single contact lens wearer'Can eat its way through the cornea and even cause blindness | UPDATED: 16:23 GMT, 6 September 2012 Wearers must be dilligent about keeping their contact lenses clean, say scientists Contact lens wearers are at the mercy of a bug that is found in tap water and gnaws through the eyeballs causing blindness, scientists have warned.

Doctors told to Skype and text to reduce number of missed appointments

Doctors told to Skype and text to tackle millions of missed appointments By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 09:05 GMT, 27 August 2012 | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 27 August 2012 One in 10 health appointments were missed last year, costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds and delaying treatment for other patients, figures suggest.

From an inventor of Viagra, a spray to help love last beyond a moment

From an inventor of Viagra, a spray to help love last beyond a moment | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 15 June 2012 Pocket-sized solutions: The Tempe spray helps prevents premature ejaculation He put smiles on millions of faces when he helped invent Viagra.

Machine that keeps blood pumping around stomach of dead donors saves much-needed organs

Machine that keeps blood pumping around stomach of dead donors saves organs that would once have been thrown away | UPDATED: 16:51 GMT, 3 April 2012 Transplant surgeons have made a breakthrough that could potentially lead to hundreds more patients receiving organ transplants.