Man catches smallpox-like virus through sex with someone who had been vaccinated against the disease

Man catches smallpox-like virus through sex with someone who had been vaccinated against the disease U.S military are vaccinated against smallpox before they are deployed abroadCan pass on related form of the disease via close contact if injection site is left uncovered Virus causes rash and fever and can be deadly to those with compromised immune systems By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:13 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:41 GMT, 1 March 2013 A man has become infected by a smallpox-like virus after coming into close contact with someone who had been recently vaccinated against the deadly disease.

How our "stiff upper lip" hits cancer survival rates: Britons are dying needlessly because they refuse to seek help for early symptoms

How our 'stiff upper lip' hits cancer survival rates: Britons are dying needlessly because they refuse to seek help for early symptomsStudy suggests Britons are embarrassed or reluctant to waste doctors' timeSurvey questioned 19,079 people aged 50 and older in six countriesExperts say British stoicism could explain differences in cancer survival By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 January 2013 Early intervention: A study found people in Britain do not seek help for early symptoms of cancer because they are embarrassed or reluctant to waste their doctors' time Having a ‘stiff upper lip’ could mean some Britons are dying needlessly from cancer, warn researchers.

Proof old fashioned vibrating belt machines could actually be good for you…even if you don"t lose weight

Shaking all over: Proof the old fashioned vibrating belt machines could actually be good for you…even if you don't lose weightDaily 15-minute bouts of low-intensity vibration could help immune and bone problems linked with being severely overweight Experts hope it could help the obese 'regain health without drugs' – until they lose weight by diet and exercise | UPDATED: 16:56 GMT, 30 November 2012 Researchers have found the machines could offer significant clinical benefits for obese people suffering from a wide range of immune problems related They have until now been seen as 'the lazy option' for those hankering after a slimmer physique, but without the hard work.

Why having sex increases your chance of having a healthy baby

Practice really does make perfect: Why having regular sex increases your chance of having a healthy baby Making love builds up a woman's immune system needed to enable a healthy pregnancyChances of rejection and miscarriage are greater for a one-night stand | UPDATED: 11:38 GMT, 27 November 2012 It may sound obvious but couples who want to have a baby should regularly have sex first, say scientists.

Largest ever study into echinacea finds herbal remedy can protect against colds

Largest ever clinical study into echinacea finds herbal remedy CAN protect against colds | UPDATED: 08:34 GMT, 10 October 2012 The herbal remedy echinacea can prevent colds and is of most benefit to people who are prone to them, according to the largest ever clinical study of the herbal medicine.

Whooping cough jab will now be offered to all pregnant women: Nine babies die in the worst outbreak for decades

Whooping cough jab will now be offered to all pregnant women: Nine babies die in the worst outbreak for decades All women who are between 28 and 38 weeks pregnant will be eligible for the vaccineThe UK is experiencing the worst whooping cough outbreak for 20 years The Department of Health say it is a temporary measure until disease rates fall again | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 28 September 2012 Time for action: Pregnant women will now be given the whooping cough jab in the womb Every pregnant woman will be offered the whooping cough jab amid the worst outbreak in more than 20 years.

Deadly Hunter Killer submarine is capable of hearing a ship leaving port in New York… while sat underwater in the English channel

Inside the Navy”s new 1billion supersub: Deadly Hunter Killer submarine is capable of hearing a ship leaving port in New York… while sat underwater in the English channel

Anosmia: Gene therapy offers new hope after restoring sense in mice

Struggle to smell the roses Gene therapy offers new hope after restoring sense in mice Scientists restored sense of smell to mice bred to have human genetic disorderHas potential to help patients with dementia, which has been linked to loss of smell | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 3 September 2012 People born without a sense of smell could enjoy their first aromas, after a scientific breakthrough.

Low calorie diet WON"T help you live longer

Low calorie diet WON'T help you live longer, finds long-term study on monkeys Rhesus monkeys on restricted diet were healthier, but didn't live any longer in studyResults also found calorie-restricted monkeys seemed more susceptible to death from causes other than aging By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:43 GMT, 30 August 2012 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 30 August 2012 Fans of the longevity diet say cutting your calorie intake well below recommended levels will add years to your life.