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  • GRAPHIC VID: Mysterious sea creatures leave teen's legs covered in BLOOD after attack

    August 7, 2017 8:28 AM 8

    A TEENAGER was left with horrifying bleeding legs after he was eaten alive by mysterious sea monsters while taking a paddle. Sam Kanizay came out of the water to discover tiny creatures devouring his legs, which were covered in tiny pink bites. Video emerged of the 16-year-old in hospital with his legs covered in blood from the attack at Dendy Street

  • NHS sends cancer patients private care ad

    August 6, 2017 5:06 PM 7

    As sufferers resort to paying for extra care, a trust has apologised for including flyers in appointment letters An NHS trust has been forced to apologise after sending cancer patients leaflets advertising treatment at its private wing inside their appointment letters. It comes as information obtained by The Sunday Times shows NHS patients have paid up to £167,000 for cancer

  • The Tragedy of Playing Politics with Children’s Health

    August 4, 2017 3:02 PM 11

    The case of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill British 11-month-old who passed away Friday, is deeply tragic for all involved: the parents who must try to come to terms with the fact that no curative therapy existed for their child; the physicians and nurses who have dedicated their lives to helping children and must continue to do what they think is best for the patient

  • NHS must cut waste if it wants more cash

    August 3, 2017 11:23 PM 8

    The NHS does not deserve more money because it wastes so much on poor care, according to the senior surgeon who has the job of driving up standards. The health service must put its house in order before asking for extra taxpayers’ cash, said Tim Briggs, who is conducting the most comprehensive clinical efficiency audit of the NHS yet undertaken

  • Obese man sheds 12st in 18 months after split from ex: 'Her cheating was a blessing'

    August 3, 2017 7:10 AM 10

    A MORBIDLY obese guy looks unrecognisable after his dramatic weight loss. Mike Vaughan weighed almost 32st after living on a diet of crisps, bread, fizzy drinks and takeaways. But the 26-year-old claims his devastating break-up from his girlfriend of five years spurred him on to lose weight. Realising his health was at risk, Mike started dieting and he’s managed

  • Fentanyl deaths: Warning as drug kills 'at least 60'

    August 1, 2017 5:26 PM 36

    At least 60 people have died in the UK in the last eight months after taking the strong painkiller fentanyl. Tests on heroin seized by police since November found traces of the synthetic drug, with more than 70 further deaths pending toxicology reports, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said. Some contained carfentanyl, which is 10,000 times stronger as morphine

  • Active children may lower their risk of heart disease and even cancer in later life: Exercising in youth permanently 'turns down' genes that cause inflammation

    August 1, 2017 4:42 PM 7

    Children who exercise may be at less risk of heart disease and even cancer in later life, new research suggests. Mice who are physically active before reaching sexual maturity have 'turned down' genes for inflammation, even if they eat a high-fat diet, a study found. These effects continue even once the mice reach adulthood, the research adds. Past research

  • Cardiovascular disease diagnosis? THIS additional illness can double risk of death

    July 31, 2017 11:10 AM 16

    CARDIOVASCULAR disease, also known as heart disease causes symptoms such as heart attacks and angina and is one of the leading causes of death in the UK. Now experts have revealed patients with heart disease who develop depression double the risk of dying than those who don’t. The study by researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found

  • Man packs on 3st of pure muscle – after making THIS diet swap

    July 31, 2017 8:59 AM 21

    A RIPPED guy has revealed the simple diet swap that helped him transform his physique from skinny to stacked. Before his diet overhaul, student Ferdinand Beck had low self-confidence from suffering with acne and felt like he didn’t have enough energy to complete his workouts. Ferdinand initially only tried veganism for a month, but was soon hooked and has gone from 10st 9lbs to a super

  • ‘Courts are not best place for Charlie Gard cases’

    July 30, 2017 11:45 PM 12

    The legal process is not suited to dealing with cases such as that of Charlie Gard, who died last week, say experts. Dominic Wilkinson, an Oxford University physician, said that instead of spending months on critical decisions that might offer parents “false hope”, a tribunal of health and legal specialists would avoid the expense, pressure and public