Successful solo artists are twice as likely to die early as those in a band

Successful solo artists are twice as likely to die early as those in a bandResearchers claim soloists in Europe have a one in ten chance of premature deathSolo artists in America have a one in five chance of early death Group members fare better possibly because of support from their band mates | UPDATED: 12:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 British singer Amy Winehouse died in 2011 at the age of 27 Famous solo artists are twice as likely to die prematurely as stars in bands, according to researchers from the University of Liverpool.

Older cancer patients are being denied the best treatments due to age discrimination

Older cancer patients are being denied the best treatments due to age discrimination, warns charity Half of cancer doctors believe ageism in the NHS means older patients do not get the best treatmentThe UK has some of the worst cancer survival rates in Europe for older people | UPDATED: 07:49 GMT, 20 December 2012 Ageism in the NHS is stopping some older cancer patients getting the best treatments, a charity has warned Ageism in the NHS is stopping some older cancer patients getting the best treatments, a charity has warned.

Cancer cases rise but deaths FALL, thanks to earlier diagnosis and better treatment

Cancer cases rise but deaths FALL, thanks to earlier diagnosis and better treatment Around 320,000 people are now diagnosed each yearAround half die, but patients are six times more likely to survive than 40 years agoMore men diagnosed than women and Scotland has a 15 per cent higher rate | UPDATED: 17:30 GMT, 6 December 2012 Fewer people are dying from cancer in the UK despite an increase in the numbers being diagnosed, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

For Caden: The classmates of brave meningitis victim, 6, hoping for a Christmas number one in his name

For Caden: The classmates of brave meningitis victim, 6, hoping for a Christmas number one in his nameA rendition of Oh Holy Night by Ladywell Primary School was recorded in honour of classmate Caden BegganThe little boy died after a four week battle with meningitisThe song has already been downloaded 10,000 times and peaked at number nine in the download charts He won a legion of worldwide fans online after parents shared his plight on Facebook | UPDATED: 19:31 GMT, 3 December 2012 The classmates of a six-year old boy who died after contracting meningitis could be on track for a Christmas number one in his name.

Pictured: Bomb disposal expert who lost his arms and legs in IED blast documents his recovery online – and sets off MASSIVE fundraiser

“It”s been so hard and she”s been here the whole time”: Amazing love story of bomb disposal expert who lost arms and legs in Afghanistan blast and the girlfriend who has been at his side during remarkable recovery Taylor Morris, 23, underwent quadruple amputation after being seriously injured during deployment in May Returned home to a hero”s welcome in Cedar Falls, Iowa less than three months after being wounded

Green tea "eradicates skin cancer"

Green tea extract 'eradicates skin cancer' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:16 GMT, 22 August 2012 | UPDATED: 15:17 GMT, 22 August 2012 A green tea extract has a potent effect on cancer cells in the lab A chemical found in green tea has been used to treat two types of skin cancer, scientists say.