Skin cancer hits 200,000 – twice the official toll: Disease is far greater risk to nation"s health than was previously thought

Skin cancer hits 200,000 – twice the official toll: Disease is far greater risk to nation's health than was previously thought Cases of basal cell carcinomas have risen by 80 per cent in a decade The cost to the NHS is likely to be more than 200million a year By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 00:15 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 15 April 2013 There are now believed to be more than 200,000 cases of basal cell carcinomas, or BCCs, a year, pictured here on the skin Skin cancer is a far greater threat to the nation’s health than was previously thought, a new study has revealed.

Xenon: "Miracle" gas gives hope to babies brain-damaged at birth

'Miracle' gas gives hope to babies brain-damaged at birthBirth asphyxia occurs in one or two out of 1,000 deliveries in developed countries | UPDATED: 05:19 GMT, 2 December 2012 A ‘miracle’ gas that occurs naturally in the air could help reduce incidence of brain damage in newborns.

Happy feet? After the 1 pence dress another online fashion firm cashes in on the trend for loss-leading wardrobe buys with a pair of 1 pence party…

Happy feet After the 1 penny dress another online fashion firm cashes in on the trend for loss-leading wardrobe buys with a pair of 1 penny party shoes Fashion brand Internacionale are offering a 1 pence pair of shoes with free delivery for 1 day only on Friday 23rd November Stocks of 500 are expected to sell fast and the store will NOT be re-stocking | UPDATED: 09:42 GMT, 23 November 2012 First came the 99p party dress from OMGfashion.co.uk then Bid TV tried to better it by offering the 1p party dress for fashionistas on a tight budget.

Why women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock

Why women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 23 May 2012 Women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock, according to new research.

Giving smokers free nicotine patches or intensive NHS helpline counselling "does nothing to help them quit"

Giving smokers extra free nicotine patches or intensive NHS helpline counselling 'does nothing to help them quit' | UPDATED: 10:18 GMT, 23 March 2012 Offering smokers free nicotine patches or intensive counselling via an NHS helpline does nothing to help them quit, a study has revealed.

Old-style IVF revives dream of motherhood as women turn their backs on newer methods

Old-style IVF revives dream of motherhood as women turn their backs on newer methods | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 10 March 2012 Back to basics: Research has shown that a higher percentage of older women became pregnant by using an early method of IVF An older form of IVF has helped women who had given up hope of having their own genetic children become mothers after all.