Number of young women being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer nearly doubles in 30 years

Number of young women being diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer nearly doubles in 30 years Cases of metastatic breast cancer rose two per cent a year between 1976 and 2009 among women under 40The increase could be due to rising levels of obesity among young women, say scientists By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:13 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:54 GMT, 27 February 2013 Nearly twice as many young women are being diagnosed with breast cancer that has spread to other parts of their bodies compared to 30 years ago, say scientists.

Infants born by C-section are five times more likely to develop allergies

Caesarean babies at higher risk of allergies: Infants born by C-section are five times more likely to suffer common reactions Babies left vulnerable by avoiding natural journey through birth canalThe journey would normally expose the baby to their mother's bacteriaBy the age of two, C-section babies more likely to have developed allergies By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:55 GMT, 24 February 2013 | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 24 February 2013 Caesarian birth greatly increases a baby’s chances of developing allergies, a study has found.

Doctors save man"s life by using neat alcohol to give him a HEART ATTACK

Doctors save man's life by using neat alcohol to give him a HEART ATTACK Ronald, 77, suffering from a life-threatening disturbance to heart rhythmNeat alcohol injected into artery to destroy heart muscle causing the problemPatient was well enough to leave hospital three days later | UPDATED: 11:20 GMT, 24 December 2012 Doctors have saved a patient's life by killing off part of his heart with neat alcohol.

Parents of toddler who suffers life-threatening seizures play "Big Mother" after setting up CCTV cameras in his bedroom

Big Mother: Parents monitor their toddler via CCTV cameras in his bedroom as he suffers up to 16 seizures a day Ollie suffers from Dravet Syndrome – a neurological condition that causes severe seizuresHis parents have set up two cameras – one on his cot and one on his wardrobe – which are linked to screens in their bedroom and loungeFamily say set-up gives them peace of mind | UPDATED: 13:45 GMT, 26 September 2012 A toddler is watched closely by his parents using CCTV because a rare condition means he is at constant risk of dying from a seizure.

Mother shed her skin "like a snake" after taking drugs to treat rare condition

Mother shed her skin 'like a snake' after taking drugs to treat rare condition Mary suffers from lupus caused by problems with the body's immune systemShe was given the drug Quinoric to treat the condition but developed an agonising skin reaction | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 27 August 2012 A mother who was prescribed drugs to combat a rare autoimmune condition made her shed her whole skin – like a human snake.

Empire State Building shooting: Two people shot dead and multiple others injured

Shootout at the Empire State: Nine bystanders hit in crossfire as cops gun down sacked Manhattan fashion worker who killed bossJeffrey Johnson, 58, shot ex-boss Steven Ercolino, 41, three times outside former workplace near New York City skyscraper Gunman was wearing smart grey suit and carrying briefcase Ran off but was chased by construction worker who alerted police When Johnson aimed gun at police, officer shot him deadNine injured in gunfire – some might have been hit by police bulletsNeighbour: Shooter was always alone but “he was the nicest guy” Rush-hour ruckus took place in heart of New York City at the height of summer when area was swarming with tourists and workers

Cancer death rates in Britain drop 40 per cent thanks to better screening and treatment

Cancer death rates in Britain drop 40 per cent thanks to better screening and treatment | UPDATED: 02:02 GMT, 15 May 2012 Cancer death rates in Britain have dropped to the lowest in 40 years thanks to more people quitting smoking and better screening.

My anorexia was fuelled by celebrity magazines: Victim demands ban on airbrushed photographs

My anorexia was fuelled by celebrity magazines: Victim demands ban on airbrushed photographs Rachel Johnson weighed little more than four stone during four-year battle with eating disorder 20-year-old idolised super-slim models and celebrities from the age of 13 She is now calling on the Government to ban airbrushing in magazines and adverts that are aimed at children | UPDATED: 11:48 GMT, 30 April 2012 Three years ago Rachael Johnston was given just 48 hours to live after a four-year battle with anorexia left her weighing a mere 4 stone.

Atasha Graham dies "after allergic reaction to glue in her hairdo" during night out

Killed by her hair extensions: Woman dies after allergic reaction 'to glue in hairdo' as expert says he has seen four similar deaths in three months Pathologist tells inquest there are ten to 20 deaths a year caused by allergic reaction to hair extension glueCourt hears that sweating from dancing all night may have caused glue to enter Atasha Graham's blood stream Atasha Graham died after suffering a massive allergic reaction that may have been triggered by the glue in her hair extensions after a night out dancing A woman died from a massive allergic reaction that could have been caused by the glue in her hair extensions, a pathologist said yesterday.