Coffee could boost the effect of breast cancer drug tamoxifen

Two cups of coffee a day HALVES the risk of breast cancer returning by boosting the effect of medication With tamoxifen, coffee could halve the rate of breast cancer recurrence Tamoxifen works by stopping oestrogen reaching the tumour cells Oestrogen causes tumour cells to divide meaning that the tumour grows Researchers don't know why coffee makes the drug more effective By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:42 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 11:42 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315186', 'title': 'Two cups of coffee a day HALVES the risk of breast cancer returning by boosting the effect of medication', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2315186/Coffee-boost-effect-breast-cancer-drug-tamoxifen.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Coffee%20could%20boost%20the%20effect%20of%20breast%20cancer%20drug%20tamoxifen%20http://bit.ly/15LVZUv%20via%[email protected]' }); Drinking two cups of coffee a day could stop breast cancer recurring in recovering patients, new research has revealed.

Nipple tattooing: The rise of "Tittooing" for women desperate for perfect nipples

The rise of 'Tittooing': Women desperate for perfect nipples are having them TATTOOED onNot content with perfectly shaped breasts, women now want nipples tattooed to add colour and definitionProcedure was originally used for patients who'd had reconstructions after breast cancer surgery But medical experts warn that the procedure should only be carried out by a qualified medical tattooist By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 14:41 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:47 GMT, 19 April 2013 First there were tattooed brows for striking eyes and then came vajazzles for sparkling nether regions.

Could a transplant of gut bacteria be the key to tackling obesity?

Could a 'gastric bypass in a pill' spell an end to diets and be the key to tackling obesity Surgery to transplant different bacteria into the gut promoted slimmingScientists say gastric bypasses also trigger different levels of bugs in the gut, which aid weight loss By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 19:56 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:49 GMT, 28 March 2013 Shedding the pounds without dieting, exercising or resorting to surgery sounds impossibly far-fetched.

Covered in wild flowers, the new state-of-the-art children"s hospital built in a PARK

Covered in wild flowers, the new state-of-the-art children's hospital built in a PARK The new 237m Alder Hey children's hospital will be built in a park Will have views of green space or parkland from every patient’s window Is the first new private finance initiative (PFI) hospital since the coalition government came into power three years ago By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:12 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:40 GMT, 25 March 2013 These images show the new state-of-the-art children's hospital at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool – to be built in a park.

Stanwell Surgery Penarth: GP surgery strikes off cystic fibrosis patient after he posts offensive tweet about staff

'This surgery is run by a bunch of t****': GP surgery strikes off patient after he posts offensive tweet about staff Mathew Cochrane, 26, has been stuck off the patient list at Stanwell SurgeryExpressed anger on Twitter when told next appointment was in three weeksThe cystic fibrosis sufferer has now been told to find a new surgery By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 18:27 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:53 GMT, 13 March 2013 A cystic fibrosis sufferer has been struck off the books of his local surgery after posting an ‘offensive tweet’ about the staff.

Rugby player who shattered his kidney in FOUR places and had injuries "worse than a 70mph" car crash makes miracle recovery

Rugby player who shattered his kidney in FOUR places and had injuries 'worse than a 70mph' car crash makes miracle recovery Kieran O'Connor, 22, was accidentally kneed in the back by a rival playerLost six pints of blood during emergency surgery to remove the organCan now never play rugby again as only has one kidney remaining By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:17 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:24 GMT, 13 March 2013 An innocuous rugby tackle led to Kieran O'Connor suffering kidney injuries worse than a '70mph car crash victim' A rugby player has made a miraculous recovery after shattering his kidney in four places following an innocuous tackle.

Superbugs "will send the health service back to 19th century": Even routine surgery could become deadly, warns top medical adviser

Superbugs 'will send the health service back to 19th century': Even routine surgery could become deadly, warns top medical adviserDame Sally Davies warns over timebomb over antibiotic resistanceGPs will be ordered to prescribe fewer antibioticsDrug-resistant E-Coli could be responsible for 2,500 deathsCases of multidrug resistant tuberculosis rising .

Judge derails plans to close children"s heart surgery unit, slamming the "secretive" approach of NHS bosses

Judge derails plans to close children's heart surgery unit, slamming the 'secretive' approach of NHS bosses Decision to close centre at Leeds General Infirmary ruled as 'legally flawed'Mrs Justice Davies agreed that decision-making process was unfair Details of how an expert panel marked individual hospitals were kept secretBut decision does not mean hospital is definitely safe, warn campaigners By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 15:42 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:47 GMT, 7 March 2013 Mrs Justice Davies said plans to close a children's heart surgery at Leeds General Infirmary were unfair and legally flawed A High Court judge has derailed controversial plans to close a children’s heart surgery unit because of the ‘secretive’ approach of NHS chiefs.

One in ten school-starters is obese, a figure that doubles by senior school

One in ten school-starters is obese, a figure that doubles by senior school Worrying figures show this rises to 20% by Year SixAnd that 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight or obese in the UK Number of people having weight loss surgery or being admitted to hospital due to obesity has also soared By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 16:01 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:28 GMT, 21 February 2013 One in 10 children is obese when they start school, say shocking new figures.

10% of children are already obese by the time they start primary school

10% of children are ALREADY obese by the time they start primary school Worrying figures show this rises to 20% by Year SixAnd that 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight or obese in the UK Number of people having weight loss surgery or being admitted to hospital due to obesity has also soared By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:01 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 20 February 2013 One in 10 children are obese when they start school, worrying figures suggest.