Could this elixir hold the key to weight loss? Experts hope it"ll also treat diabetes, epilepsy and Alzheimer"s

Could this elixir hold the key to weight loss Experts hope it'll also treat diabetes, epilepsy and Alzheimer's | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 27 November 2012 The drink's key ingredient is ketones – powerful sources of energy our bodies make naturally There’s a new drink that could not only help you lose weight, but could also treat epilepsy, diabetes and possibly even Alzheimer’s.

How quarter of British women misdiagnose illnesses by looking up symptoms on the internet

The dangers of Doctor Google: How a quarter of British women misdiagnose illness by looking up symptoms on the internet | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 11 August 2012 We’ve all done it: faced with vaguely worrying medical symptoms, an internet search is often simpler, and quicker, than waiting for a doctor’s appointment.

Danger of Dr Google: 25 per cent of women misdiagnose themselves on the internet

Danger of Dr Google: 25 per cent of women misdiagnose themselves on the internetOne in ten have endured unpleasant side effects after self-medicating | UPDATED: 00:30 GMT, 18 April 2012 When you’re faced with an unexplained medical problem, it can seem easier and quicker to go online for answers rather than wait for a doctor’s appointment.

Weight loss wonder pill that doesn"t make you sick could be on sale within three years

Weight loss wonder pill that doesn”t make you sick could be on sale within three years Breakthrough Scientists have discovered a compound which switches off appetite, without the usual side effects It is the perfect excuse to have another mince pie.

Almost half of women with early form breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy thanks to simple genetic test

Almost half of women with early form breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy thanks to simple genetic test46 per cent of patients often given unnecessary treatmentTest accurately assesses likelihood of recurrence and if further would treatment be beneficial Can help foster better decision making Almost half of women with the early stages of breast cancer could be spared unnecessary treatment thanks to a simple genetic test.