Stop smoking ad: Cancerous tumour grows out of cigarette in new anti-smoking campaign

Is this the most disgusting anti-smoking advert yet Cancerous tumour seen growing inside cigarette in New Year campaign Department of Health ad, which cost 2.7m, will run for nine weeks on television, billboards and onlineLaunched in response to statistics which show more than a third of smokers still think the health risks are greatly exaggerated | UPDATED: 10:08 GMT, 28 December 2012 This gruesome image of a tumour growing from a cigarette is part of the Government's latest attempt to get millions of Britons to stop smoking.

Why a shock can kill you (even good news): Release of adrenaline after sudden discovery can lead to heart problems

Why a shock can kill you (even good news): Release of adrenaline after sudden discovery can lead to heart problems | UPDATED: 00:35 GMT, 16 October 2012 A shock can be fatal – and it makes no difference whether it's the trauma of a loved one's death or the excitement of a lottery win, experts claim.

Cristian Fernandez: The sad past of boy, 13, who is being tried as an adult after “killing his 2-year-old brother”

Sexual abuse, physical assaults and a home filled with drugs: The heartbreaking upbringing of boy, 13, who is being tried as an adult after “killing his 2-year-old brother”Cristian Fernandez was 12 when he “smashed brother”s head against shelf and sexually abused his five-year-old cousin”Records show he suffered a childhood of neglect and abuseBorn to 12-year-old mother who was sexually abusedFound wandering streets naked and dirty when he was two and neglected by drug-abusing grandmotherSexually abused by cousin and hospitalised after violent assault by stepfather who went on to kill himself

MS hope: Alzheimer"s disease molecule can actually REVERSE multiple sclerosis, say scientists after shock discovery

Alzheimer's disease molecule can actually REVERSE multiple sclerosis, say scientists after shock discovery Maligned molecule found to have beneficial anti-inflammatory effect | UPDATED: 10:43 GMT, 3 August 2012 A molecule that causes Alzheimer’s disease could reverse paralysis caused by multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has found.

How thinking young could beat dementia

It's all in the mind: How thinking young could beat dementiaOlder people who think they are over the hill 'more likely to end up with a diagnosis' | UPDATED: 00:23 GMT, 12 June 2012 A study has found older people who think they are over the hill had worse scores in memory tests You're as young as you feel – and feeling younger could stop you being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, researchers claim.

The Nasa "space drink" hat can rub out sun spots: Fruit juice developed to protect astronauts reduces wrinkles and reverses the telltale…

The Nasa 'space drink' hat can rub out sun spots: Fruit juice developed to protect astronauts reduces wrinkles and reverses the telltale signs of ageing in four months | UPDATED: 21:10 GMT, 26 May 2012 These startling images may prove that a fruit drink developed by Nasa to protect astronauts from radiation can rejuvenate the skin.

There is no safe limit for women drinkers: Stark warning as doctors report alcohol is linked to one in five breast cancer deaths

There is no safe limit for women drinkers: Stark warning as Scottish doctors report alcohol is linked to one in five breast cancer deaths | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 22 May 2012 One in five Scottish breast cancer cases is caused by alcohol – and there is no ‘safe’ limit to avoid the risk.

Water under the bridge: Crystal clear river is so clean you can see 50ft to the bottom

Crystal clear water under the bridge: River so clean you can see 50ft up from the bed | UPDATED: 06:49 GMT, 6 April 2012 A crystal clear river is so clean that the 50ft deep riverbed can be seen from a bridge crossing over the water.