Norovirus is back: Coldest March in 50 years sees winter vomiting bug cases rise Health Protection Agency figures show rise in first three weeks of MarchEaster travels might have helped infection to spread around the country .
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.
Popping a daily fish oil tablet could reduce the risk of SKIN CANCER Omega-3 fatty acids found to halve the negative effect sunlight can have on the immune systemBoost the body's ability to fight skin cancerBut the benefits only hold for less than 30 minutes of sun exposure at a time, warn the researchers By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:05 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:05 GMT, 26 February 2013 Fish oil could protect sun-worshippers from skin cancer, new research suggests.
How a bad relationship can make you ill – by damaging your immune system People stressed about their relationship produced 11 per cent more of the stress hormone cortisol They also had fewer T-cells, an important part of the immune system's defence against infection By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:49 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:03 GMT, 18 February 2013 Feeling anxious about close relationships could make you fall ill – by damaging your immune system.
Scientists discover how the body can destroy cancerous tumours itself – without the need for drugs U.S.
Going on holiday really IS good for your health…
Man flu does exist: Chaps 'run a higher temperature and feel rougher' when they are fighting off a bugNeuroscientist says men really do suffer more with coughs and colds Men have extra temperature receptors in the brain which means they get more acute symptoms By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 10:51 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 25 January 2013 It's often seen as nothing more than whinging about a cold.
Just a 15 minute stroll four times a week can reduce the risk of an early death by 40% Fresh air and exercise can boost the immune system, strengthen bones and reduce obesityRegular walking also means better physical health, better strength and a reduced risk of injuries from falls By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 15 January 2013 Even a 15-minute stroll in the open air gives a better chance of extending longevity by a few years Older people who take a short walk just four times a week reduce the risk of an early death by a staggering 40 per cent.
Cancer breakthrough as new technique reveals how far it has spread in the body AND spares healthy tissue is unveiled Method reveals how far cancer has spread in lymph nodes and could save patients from unnecessary op Flourescent tool so sensitive it can detect cancer sites measuring just millimetres across By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:48 GMT, 11 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 11 January 2013 A ground-breaking technique that reveals just how far cancer has spread in the lymph nodes has been developed by scientists.
Toddler enjoys first family Christmas at home after having ELEVEN tumours removed from all over her body Lily Atkinson, 2, was diagnosed with cancer neuroblastoma a week before her first birthdayTumours spread to her skull, arms, legs, spine, pelvis and chestAfter undergoing eight rounds of chemotherapy she is now strong enough to enjoy Christmas with all her family | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 14 December 2012 A brave two-year-old girl who battled with multiple tumours all over her body is to enjoy her first real family Christmas at home.