Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk "by a third", but coffee offers no benefit

Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk 'by a third', but coffee offers no benefit Regular tea drinks 37 per cent less likely to develop a tumour Study carried out by scientists at Maastricht University in the NetherlandsNearly 40,000 cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 01:47 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 27 March 2013 Men who drink at least two cups of tea a day could slash their risk of prostate cancer by more than a third, according to new research.

Saved by a tackle: Teenage footballer diagnosed with cancer after a kick in the knee forced him to visit the GP

Saved by a tackle: Teenage footballer diagnosed with cancer after a kick in the knee forced him to visit the GP | UPDATED: 07:34 GMT, 6 August 2012 A 16-year-old footballer has a bad tackle on the pitch to thank for saving his life, after a visit to the GP showed he had cancer.

Steve Redgrave on the misery of colitis

A tummy bug nearly cost me Olympic gold: Steve Redgrave on the misery of colitis Sir Steve Redgrave still remembers with utmost clarity one of the darkest moments of his sporting career. The champion rower, our greatest British Olympian, was racked with pain and being sick on the hard shoulder of the M4 in London, as oblivious drivers sped by. It was 1992 and his wife had been driving him home from hospital where he had just had 12 small pieces of his lower bowel removed as doctors sought to understand the exact nature of his debilitating illness