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Cannabis oil ends misery of a sciatica patient from Orkney

Brenda Davidson, 55, from Orkney, was frequently reduced to tears by her condition A sciatica sufferer desperate for relief claims drops of cannabis oil have en... read more

Stunning teacher gave birth with a totally lopsided face

A usually stunning primary school teacher gave birth with a totally lopsided face, after being struck down by paralysis just two days before going into labour w... read more

Breast cancer risk HIGHER in western parts of time zones

The 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to three researchers ‘for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian r... read more

Two-thirds of baby food on the market contains arsenic

Two-thirds of baby food in the United States tested positive for arsenic and other dangerous toxins, a study claims.  Also, 80 percent of baby formula analyzed... read more

Doctor admits taking kickbacks to prescribe fentanyl spray

A doctor has admitted to accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks to illegally prescribe a highly-addictive opioid.  Dr Jerrold Rosenberg, 63, ... read more

NYC restaurant uses insanitary tuna in $595 tasting menu

One of the most expensive and esteemed restaurants in America is serving dangerously insanitary tuna, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The three M... read more

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA is NOT confined to hospitals

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA is spreading outside hospitals having left its usual breeding grounds, new research reveals. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aure... read more

Gene editing technology can now fix cystic fibrosis

Scientists at MIT and Harvard have discovered a way to use gene editing technology to fix the mutation that causes cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis, along with ... read more

Father, 31, dies of flesh-eating bacteria caused by Harvey

A 31-year-old father has died after a flesh-eating disease ravaged his arm while he was rebuilding houses damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Josue Zurita was killed b... read more

Philadelphia conjoined twins thriving after surgery

Formerly conjoined twins Erin and Abby Delaney can independently move on their own four months after surviving an 11-hour separation surgery, a feat doctors wer... read more

Daydreamers have more creative, intelligent minds

Daydreaming might be a sign of an efficient, creative mind, a new study suggests. Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology found that people whose minds t... read more

6 causes of vaginal dryness and how to combat them

Vaginal dryness is a common problem that many women feel too embarrassed to seek help over. Indeed, a recent One Poll survey revealed four out of ten females su... read more

You’re more likely to lose your hair in summer and autumn

You really are more likely to lose your hair in the summer and autumn, found a study looking into the truth behind seasonal hair loss.  Researchers discovered ... read more

Men are attracted to females with arched backs

Men are attracted to women with arched backs as pushing away the pelvis signals females’ sexual interest, new research suggests. A curved-back posture, as... read more

Skipping breakfast gives you BAD BREATH, claims dentist

If you were too busy to sit down and enjoy your breakfast this morning, try not to stand too close to anyone else. For a dentist has warned that skipping what i... read more

Good looking people ‘are less likely to get low-paid jobs’

Good looking people fare badly when applying for low paid or dull jobs, new research has found.  While attractive job seekers are generally thought to receive ... read more

‘Attention seekers’ cost the NHS £1.7 million a year

‘Attention seekers’ who pretend to be ill are costing the NHS £1.7million a year, official figures reveal. The number of hospital beds taken up by ... read more

NHS chiefs to use ‘Airbnb-style’ model to curb bedblocking

Homeowners are being offered up to £1,000 a month by the NHS to rent their spare rooms as part of an Airbnb style model to free up hospital beds.  The pilot s... read more

Overweight Idaho mother loses 90lbs

A woman who weighed over 250lbs after giving birth to two sets of twins has shed 90lbs and completely transformed her body.   Jennifer Hunter, 40, from Boise,... read more

Mother, 39, diagnosed with skin cancer thanks to phone app

A mother, who was previously addicted to sunbeds, was diagnosed with skin cancer after a phone app alerted her to a dangerous mole. Natalie Killian, 39, from Ca... read more

Woman’s leaking nipples were caused by a brain tumour 

A woman thought her leaking nipples, mood swings and erratic periods were a side effect of the pill – only to discover she was suffering from a life-threa... read more

The Voice’s Ellen Reed shows off her weight loss

She became a household name after being crowned a grand finalist in last year’s season of The Voice Australia. And Ellen Reed has come to attention again,... read more

The MCS illness makes women allergic to the modern world

Imagine having to take shelter anytime you inhaled someone’s perfume, laundry detergent or the smell of common cleaning products. This is the life that pe... read more

Images reveal the horrific toll of malnutrition in Yemen

Smiling and sitting down to bread and milk with her family, Yemeni teenager Saida Ahmed Baghili is barely recognizable a year on from the photo of her emaciated... read more