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May 7, 2018 12:19 PM What is Pompe disease?

Pompe disease is an inherited disorder caused by the buildup of a complex sugar called glycogen in the body's cells, which impairs certain organs and tissues, especially muscles. There are three forms, known as classic infantile-onset, non-classic infantile-onset, and late-onset. All three forms, which affect newborns, babies around the age of 1, and children 6

May 3, 2018 8:14 AM Energy drinks maker launches ‘Hyper Anxiety’ flavour

MegaBoost UK Ltd created the groundbreaking drink by combining a huge hit of caffeine and sugar with jarring flavours including chilli, metal and stale urine. Managing director Tom Booker said: “The taste alone will have you buzzing with tension even before the ingredients have started wreaking havoc on your internal organs. “The incredible taste of Hyper 12

April 19, 2018 7:46 PM 'Super human' evolution of 'Indonesian fish people' revealed: Tribe can dive 230ft and hold their breath for 13 minutes underwater after developing unusually large SPLEENS

A population of Indonesian 'fish people' have evolved spleens are 50 per cent larger than normal people, enabling them to free dive to depths of more than 200 feet (61 metres). The genetic change discovered in the Bajau tribe - who can hold their breath for 13 minutes - is the first known example of a human adaptation to deep diving, researchers found 27

March 12, 2018 3:23 AM Liz Hurley stays by the bedside of her model nephew, 21, as he recovers in hospital after being stabbed by a gang in a road rage attack that 'nearly severed his spine'

Liz Hurley was at her nephew’s bedside yesterday after the 21-year-old was stabbed by a gang in a road rage attack. Miles Hurley was set upon by thugs and knifed in the back multiple times after overtaking their car moments earlier, leading to a minor collision, police said last night. The model and a friend, also 21, were chased until they pulled over on a road behind 16

February 13, 2018 4:08 PM 'It's so selfish for your children!' Janet Street-Porter slams 'ridiculous' Nadia Sawalha as the Loose Women clash over drawing up wills

And Janet Street-Porter hit out at Nadia Sawalha on on Tuesday's installment of Loose Women after she revealed she hadn't drawn up a will. The outspoken journalist, 71, labelled the mother-of-two, 53, 'ridiculous' following the revelation, while Stacey Solomon admitted she won't donate her organs but would happily take one. 'I knew you'd tell me off! I know that it is,' the former 7

January 24, 2018 2:16 PM Music fan, 23, who thought he had flu dies of sepsis just 24 hours after being diagnosed

A 23-year-old music fan who thought he had flu died of sepsis just 24 hours after being diagnosed. Daniel Sheppard was suffering from a high temperature and delirium at his home in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, and a day later was having problems with his vision. He thought he had been struck down by the flu that had swept the country but when his condition 10

December 22, 2017 12:01 AM NHS Issues Desperate Plea As Number On Heart Transplant Waiting List Rises By 24%

'Organ donation is a selfless gift which can transform someone’s life.' The Department of Health recently launched a consultation into an ‘opt out’ system of organ donation for England. Under the proposed system, members of the public would automatically be a donor unless they didn’t want to donate. Sally Johnson said: “Whatever the outcome of the Opt Out consultation 21

December 21, 2017 12:09 PM Sickening undercover footage shows the horrific cramped conditions rabbits bred for their fur are kept in before being skinned and used for luxury clothing in France

Shocking footage exposes the horrific conditions of rabbit farms allegedly used by some of the most famous luxury brands in the world. The video has been shot by an animal rights group who went undercover to gain access to three rabbit farms and a slaughter house in southwestern France. It shows hundreds of rabbits being kept in tiny cages with many suffering 5

December 6, 2017 1:57 AM British motorcyclist, 33, was killed in Australia after 'horrific hit-and-run crash with stolen BMW that saw him dragged 80 metres to his death'

A British motorcyclist was killed in a fiery smash after a stolen BMW crashed into his bike and dragged him down the road. Keith Stevens, 33, originally from Forfar, Scotland, but now living in Melbourne, was riding home from work when he was hit. Mr Stevens, a sheet metal worker with a young son, was rushed to hospital but died of catastrophic injuries 18

November 29, 2017 1:53 AM 'I'm still here!': Mary Tyler Moore Show actress is STILL fighting brain cancer 5 years after she was given months to live

But now, five years after her terminal brain cancer diagnosis, the acclaimed actress who starred in the Mary Tyler Moore Show is still going strong. Harper, 78, admitted she is amazed at her own longevity while battling leptomeningeal carcinomatosis (LC), a rare complication of cancer affecting the brain and spinal cord. Even her oncologist is surprised 29