Father who had his ear bitten off in attack is fitted with ultra-realistic prosthetic replacement

Father who had his ear bitten off in random attack is fitted with ultra-realistic prosthetic Father-of-two had his ear bitten off by a stranger at a fireworks eventMr Tracey was shocked at how realistic his new prosthetic wasHe said he thought it was hilarious when his ear went flying at a nightclub

MS hope: Alzheimer"s disease molecule can actually REVERSE multiple sclerosis, say scientists after shock discovery

Alzheimer's disease molecule can actually REVERSE multiple sclerosis, say scientists after shock discovery Maligned molecule found to have beneficial anti-inflammatory effect | UPDATED: 10:43 GMT, 3 August 2012 A molecule that causes Alzheimer’s disease could reverse paralysis caused by multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has found.

Stem cells are identified as real culprit behind heart attacks after case of mistaken identity that could revolutionise treatments

Stem cells are identified as real culprit behind heart attacks after case of mistaken identity that could revolutionise treatmentsScientists previously thought heart attacks and strokes were caused by smooth muscle cellsStem cells multiply and caused arteries to hardenHeart attacks affect 90,000 and strokes 150,000 in Britain every year | UPDATED: 16:17 GMT, 6 June 2012 The real culprit behind heart attacks and strokes is stem cells, researchers have claimed in a landmark study that could revolutionise treatment.

Prawns left TV presenter Lee McKenzie unable to breathe: Have you got a killer allergy you don"t know about?

Prawns left TV presenter Lee McKenzie unable to breathe: Have you got a killer allergy you don't know about By Martha Roberts PUBLISHED: 01:15 GMT, 22 May 2012 | UPDATED: 01:15 GMT, 22 May 2012 'I had no idea I had an allergy to shellfish,' said BBC Formula 1 presenter Lee McKenzie As A BBC TV Formula 1 presenter, Lee McKenzie is used to high-octane action.

Is autism in children down to mutation in sperm and eggs from older fathers?

Is autism in children down to mutation in sperm that's more common in older fathers | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 5 April 2012 Autism: Children with the behavioural disorder find it more difficult to communicate with others (posed by model) Many cases of autism are caused by faulty sperm and eggs, with older men more likely to father a child with the condition, researchers believe.

Rest and recuperate? Hospital rooms can be as noisy as chainsaws, reveals study

Rest and recuperate Hospital rooms can be as noisy as chainsaws, reveals study Noise levels in study hospital exceeded recommended levels even at night Relaxing Many patients complain it is difficult to recuperate in noisy wards Hospital rooms are notorious for being noisy – but a new study has revealed that sound levels may sometimes spike to nearly that of a chainsaw. 'The hospital environment is certainly not a restful environment,' said study leader Vineet Arora, at the University of Chicago. In a study of about 100 adult patients at their medical centre, she and her colleagues found that noise levels in patient rooms at night tended to be lower than during the day, but almost always exceeded recommendations for average and maximum noise level