Norovirus strain that has hit 1.2million in UK and caused chaos in hospitals came from AUSTRALIA

It came from Down Chunder: The norovirus strain that's wreaked havoc across the UK and made 1.2million of us ill started in Oz Most people taken ill with norovirus caught the strain Sydney 2012 The variant was first identified in the UK in October but is already dominant Number of cases of the winter vomiting bug rose as much as 63 per cent compared to last year , has become the 'dominant strain' and may explain the huge rise in the number of cases.

Why EVERYONE over 50 needs to be taking statins: Cholesterol-busting pills cut risk of heart attack or stroke

Why EVERYONE over 50 needs to be taking statins: Cholesterol-busting pills cut risk of heart attack or stroke | UPDATED: 23:23 GMT, 16 May 2012 All over-50s should take statins to cut their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, researchers claim.

Stand up before you keel over: Sitting increases risk of dying in three years by 40%

Stand up before you keel over: Sitting increases risk of dying in three years by 40% | UPDATED: 10:46 GMT, 27 March 2012 Sitting down for 11 hours or more per day increases your chances of dying within three years – whether you're physically active or not.

World first as surgeons grow bone TWO INCHES and prepare to fit bionic leg to woman who lost limb in 1996 Tube accident

The Tube accident victim who GREW leg bone two inches so doctors can finally fit bionic limb after 15 years in world-first op Marny Cringle couldn't have leg fitted before because stump was too shortLeft leg amputated above the knee after falling under an Underground train A woman who lost a leg when she fell under a London underground train is to receive a bionic limb in a remarkable world-first operation after successfully growing bone.