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Mothers-to-be 'can safely enjoy two drinks a week without harming their baby' (and their child may be better behaved than if they abstained) Mothers should feel more relaxed about occasional tipple, research findsLight drinking does not adversely affect toddler developmentAnd it could even improve child's development in maths, reading and spatial skills By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 22:12 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:13 GMT, 16 April 2013 Pregnant women who enjoy a couple of glasses of wine each week will not harm their baby’s development, claim researchers.
Breastfeeding for six months 'cuts the risk of dying from cancer by 10%'Six months of breastfeeding your child cuts risk of dying from all cancers Women who breastfeed also 17 per cent less likely to die from a heart attack By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:38 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:17 GMT, 27 March 2013 Safer: A woman who breastfeeds her child is 10 per cent less likely to die from any from of cancer Women who breastfeed for six months reduce their risk of dying from all cancers by 10 per cent, researchers say.
Parkinson's drug 'helps' the elderly think younger and reap the rewards from the choices they make As you age you start to lose the ability to learn from experiencesSo are less able to predict the chance of getting a reward from choices madeDrug could help the elderly think in a younger mannerResearchers found that older people who took the drug could make decisions in the same way as those in their twenties By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:50 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:12 GMT, 25 March 2013 A drug used to treat Parkinson’s Disease could help older people make better decisions, say researchers.
Overweight people with heart disease are 30% LESS likely to die early than their thinner counterparts Obese patients are 15 per cent less likely to die youngOne reason may be because overweight patients receive more aggressive treatment By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 18:32 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:36 GMT, 19 March 2013 Overweight heart disease sufferers are 30 per cent less likely to die early than their healthy weight counterparts It's widely believed that being overweight is bad for your heart and can lead to premature death.
Number of gay men catching HIV has doubled in 20 years because new drugs have 'encouraged unsafe sex' Between 1990 and 2010 there was a 26 per cent increase in the number of men having unprotected sexCases of HIV rose by 76 per cent in this period Experts say introduction of effective drugs is to blame By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 23:01 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:31 GMT, 16 February 2013 The number of gay men catching HIV has almost doubled in 20 years because new drugs have encouraged unsafe sex, new research shows.
A quarter of people with HIV have no idea they're infected – and are unwittingly passing it on These people are responsible for passing on up to 75 per cent of new cases, a leading expert claims Straight men are the least likely to be testedMany people embarrassed to admit they have condition, preventing them from getting appropriate treament By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 00:22 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 14 February 2013 A quarter of people who are HIV positive have no idea they are infected – and pass on up to 75 per cent of new cases, research shows.
Surgeons demand that medical professionals carry out cosmetic procedures Practitioners should not imply patients will 'look nicer' or feel 'better' Should instead use unambiguous language like 'bigger' or 'smaller' Patients should also have psychological screening before treatmentPlus 'Botox parties' should be banned, as staff often untrained figures released yesterday by the British Association of Plastic Surgeons revealed that women had: Breast enlargments: 9,854 Eyelid surgery 6,071 Face/neck lift 5,324 Breast reduction 4,217 Nose job 3,228 Tummy tuck 2,882 Fat transfer 2,641 Liposuction 2,638 (Figures for BAAPS surgeons only) 'With the demand for cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments rising year on year, it is crucial that the highest level of professionalism is maintained amongst practitioners.' The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons said the new guidance was a 'step in the right direction' but called for more stringent recommendations on cosmetic surgery advertising.
Cancer victim who lost his nose to disease is growing a new one in his ARM for surgeons to sew back in place British man, 56, who is being kept annonymous, lost his nose to skin cancer Experts at University College London hope it will have a sense of smellProfessor Alex Seifalian said the nose will be the same as the man's orginalIt is the first time a nose has been grown from scratch and scientists say it procedure could be used to help car crash victims and wounded soldiers By Fiona Macrae Science Correspondent PUBLISHED: 22:31 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 23 January 2013 A British businessman who lost his nose to cancer is growing a new one – in his arm.
Couple have longed-for son following five failed cycles of IVF – all thanks to a drip containing EGG YOLK Hannah and Simon spent five years trying to conceive a childThey decided to try egg and soya solution for final attemptHannah became pregnant and gave birth to Noah in late 2012 and it worked.' Hannah with baby Noah: She was given a drip-feed egg solution, which may have stabilised her immune system Hannah had a condition that meant her body was attacking the embryos, causing her to miscarry.