How giving up soap and deodorant made Adam-Lee Potter HEALTHIER

'Washing as much as we do might not be a good idea,' says Dr Adam Roberts, a senior lecturer in molecular microbiology at University College London. 'We need bacteria as much as they need us.' The average human body contains 37 trillion bacteria cells — around 370 billion of them living directly on the skin — alongside just 30 trillion human cells. It is now thought that excessive washing affects that balance, and many scientists believe maintaining as natural an ecosystem as possible is a defence against skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

While Betty Russell consults Dr Martin Scurr about his son's "lemon-on-a-cocktail-stick" appearance, Nancy Joyce from Northants asks why she has bad bouts of hives with no apparent cause.

The measures are being rolled out in response to the Daily Mail’s End The Sepsis Scandal campaign, which repeatedly exposed how the ‘silent killer’ is claiming thousands of lives a year.

In a paper published in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Dr Foad Nahai from Atlanta, Georgia, suggests a nip and tuck can boost self-esteem, and this may have a regenerating effect on the body.

Researchers, worried about the high fat content of Atkins-style diets, hope the key ingredient of protein could be made into a pill or supplement.

Cutting down on carbs such as pasta and bread is becoming a popular way to shed weight. Here, Noor Al-Refae, a dietitian at the Harley Street Cardiology Practice, suggests five of the best alternatives.

For months Christine Scott from Northamptonshire battled with inexplicable breathlessness. It turned out Christine had a serious illness called 'bird fancier's lung', which had been caused by her pet bird.

South Australian mother launches desperate search for life-saving bone marrow match

Tania Murphy, a mother-of-two from Port Elliot, South Australia, is searching for a bone marrow match after leukaemia left her needing a life-saving transplant. The young woman, who is the mother to Taylah, seven and Kalan, four, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in July, 2016 and is struggling to find a donor due to her mixed heritage. Ethnicity is one of the major factors in bone marrow donor matching. I am so powerless. 'I want people to know that going to their nearest blood bank and registering on the bone marrow registry could save my life,' she said.

Dr Andrew Green from the British Medical Association admits the BMA had realised there was a problem with the pills for ‘quite a long time,' but that they didn't recognise its scale.

A study showed that 76 per cent of women went to their GP with a lump but only 17 per cent with other symptoms, and they typically waited twice as long to do so.

In this Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 photo, an Indian man buys a packet of cigarette from a roadside vendor in New Delhi, India. Despite harsh laws passed more than a decade ago banning smoking in public and sales to children, smoking is still common across the country. A government survey in 2010 showed nearly 35 percent of adults were either smoking or chewing tobacco. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

Smoking-related deaths are still rising worldwide, with 80 percent of them expected to occur in developing country populations by 2030.

Brian Williams from Surrey has had 15 endoscopies over 15 years. He has Barrett’s oesophagus — a pre-cancerous condition affecting around two in every 100 people in the UK.

We reveal how YOU can get supermodel Christie Brinkley's toned thighs

Christie Brinkley showed off her toned thighs at an awards ceremony recently. The 62-year-old mother of three from Michigan has exercised all her life. She swears by indoor cycling and yoga, and is into cycling, paddleboarding, surfing, skiing and swimming. To replicate her toned thighs, we recommend the low lunge workout. To do this, stand with feet hip-width apart before stepping your right foot back and lowering into a lunge with your left knee over your ankle.

Those who had a baby after 35 had better verbal memory, and having two babies was found to be better than one for the brain, researchers from the University of Southern Carolina found.

Scientists at the University of Bristol have found a gene that is key to conducting our 'circadian rhythms' - physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a 24-hour cycle (stock image used).

Inspirational mother of stillborn baby pens open letter to other grieving parents

Since Nene Fulcher (pictured left, right and inset), from Adelaide, had a stillborn son two years ago (left), she has dedicated her life to helping other grieving mums. As well as travelling miles to be beside another mother in her hour of need, Ms Fulcher recently wrote an emotional open letter to 'grieving parents' on Facebook recently, giving them advise, and telling them not to be too hard on themselves.

Two weeks ago, two British tourists in Florida were reported to have contracted Zika. The news came as the richest man in the world announced the details of a major project to tackle the problem.

Jeffrey Karp of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the US, says nature has countless solutions for scientists because any species of plant or animal that survives has evolved to solve problems.

A study shows that three quarters of GPs are unaware of NHS guidelines telling them to offer tamoxifen to higher-risk patients and half to not know about its preventative quality.

According to Diabetes UK, 80 per cent of people with diabetes die from heart disease as a result of the effects on circulation. But the new drug developed by Exeter University could reduce the risks.

Indian teenager dies just eight months after life-changing surgery

A 13-year-old boy in India whose head was hanging at a 180-degree angle has died just eight months after life-changing surgery. Mahendra Ahirwar (pictured, left) suffered from a rare condition called congenital myopathy. After the operation he was able to go to school (right) and enjoyed a relatively normal life. His mother, Sumitra, said today: ‘I will miss him. I’ve no idea how I’ll cope with the loss. He’s with God now. I hope he is able to find peace. He’s had a painful life. I hope wherever he is, he is pain free.’ She said: 'He enjoyed his new life for just eight months. I wish he could have lived longer to see more.'

For eight months, Carolyn Andrew from Hertfordshire struggled with her symptoms which doctors insisted were not caused by an infection, leaving the 65-year-old ‘desperate’ and ‘suicidal'.

The international champion reveals how she won the Olympic qualification race with an exploded disc in her lower back, and avoided surgery by using acupuncture and other therapies.

Dolmio pasta sauce sales have plummeted by 6million jars in one year, after the company warned many of its products should be consumed only once a week.

Researchers hailed the study as 'proof of principle that Zika virus during pregnancy is treatable'. Tested on pregnant mice, it reduced levels of the virus in mothers, and protected pups.

Telomeres - protective segments of DNA on the end of chromosomes - become shorter every time a cell divides, researchers from Pittsburgh University found.

Andrew Lavender, a physiotherapist based at Curtin University, Perth, says don’t eat a large meal in the two hours prior to exercise and in particular avoid sugary drinks like soft drinks and juice.

Woman whose liver transplants failed is set to have pioneering stem cell treatment

Alex Keel (left), 29, from Cheltenham, suffers from a deadly liver condition which can often be cured through a transplant. But two donor organs have proved unsuccessful (right after her first operation in 2012) and doctors have said it is unlikely she will be offered a fourth if her next one fails. Her condition has worsened so much that experts are already planning to move her to the top of the list for a transplant because without one she will die. Liver specialists are planning a procedure to protect her new organ when she gets it - which will make her the first patient in the UK to undergo such treatment.

Surrey-based nutritionist May Simpkin says the best way to lose weight is by focusing on eating three good quality, balanced meals each day and to avoid excessive snacking.

A seven-question test created by NHS Choices reveals how much stress you are under at work. Questions range from about how well you manage time to how well you get on with your boss.

Emulsifiers, which are added to most processed foods, including bread, to aid texture and extend their shelf life, alter gut bacteria, researchers from Georgia State University found.

Colder weather, wind and central heating combine to exacerbate dry skin – and few areas are more exposed, or prone to soreness and chapping, than the lips - so here's out tips.

A survey found 58 per cent of young people who had veneers fitted, in an attempt to get a smile like The Only Way Is Essex star Joey Essex, were not told how long they would last.

Last year 132,138 patients in England did not see a cancer specialist within the 14-day target. It comes as cancer diagnoses are set to rise from unhealthy lifestyle choices including smoking and drinking.

Cancer patient Ava Bright Lee records a moving plea asking for people to pray for her

Ava Bright Lee from Chicago is being treated in hospital for Leukemia Cutis. Last week she had an important scan that would determine whether or not doctors would proceed with treatment. When Ava, pictured left, center and right with her family, found out about the scan she asked people from around the world to pray for her. In response to her video, viewed 150,000 times, she received more than 6,000 messages of support.

Find out how you can get fit in 15 minutes with the ski squat exercise. It is a great strengthener and toner for lower legs and calves, and lifts the bottom, says Nadya Fairweather of

New research conducted by StarBrands, a British manufacturer of cleaning products, found cleaning the windows is as effective as as doing 25 minutes of circuit training.

An animation from the American Museum of Natural History shows how population has grown, from less than a million people when migration out of Africa began, to more than 7.2 billion alive today.

Quadriplegic who sailed solo round has regained feeling in her limbs

A disabled yachtswoman who became the first female quadriplegic to sail solo around the UK has told how she has miraculously regained movement in her limbs. Hilary Lister, who was paralysed from the neck down when she finished the 1,800-mile journey in 2009, opened up about her recovery after she was filmed playing with her dog and feeding herself a biscuit. Footage shows the 44-year-old, who was struck down with a rare degenerative disorder in her teens, picking up a pen and raising a leg while laid down. Ms Lister, from Faversham, Kent, said she kept her progress a secret from family, friends and full-time carers because she feared it may be temporary.

According to the World Health Organisation, a man needs a sperm count of at least 20 million sperm per millilitre of ejaculate to have a chance of conceiving a child without medical intervention.

The salad drawers in your fridge could be harbouring nearly 8,000 bacteria per square centimetre. Killer bugs such as E.coli and salmonella thrive in them too - so do you clean yours enough?

A new device called the Pisher is being billed as a potty training solution for young boys and even grown men, by projecting an image on the toilet bowl that will encourage them to 'aim' properly.

Colour blind father-to-be learns gender of his unborn child thanks to Enchroma glasses

The heart-warming clip, filmed in Marco de Canavetes in Portugal, shows a father-to-be (top left) being presented with a pair of Enchroma glasses by his pregnant wife. The man uses them to read a series of message cards (top right) prepared by the mother-to-be, the last of which instructs him to look at her T-shirt. He sweeps her into a bear hug (bottom left) as the glasses allow him to make out the words 'It's a girl' printed in a pink circle on her t-shirt (bottom right).

Brianna Worthy's daughter MilliAnna, 18 months, has become the fourth generation of her family to be born with the white patch, which her mum, her grandmother and her great grandma also share.

Among the reasons may be seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a clinical depression which follows a seasonal pattern, with symptoms often tied to autumn and winter months.

What have children got to worry about? Quite a lot in the light of last week’s news that, in a 12-month period, the Childline helpline saw a 35 per cent spike in calls relating to anxiety.

Scientists have found that reaching for the bottle is part of the body’s natural response to stress and increased stress levels alter the brain’s chemical make-up.

Michael Bublé and wife Luisana's eldest son Noah diagnosed with cancer 

Michael Bublé's eldest son Noah, three, has been diagnosed with cancer.  The singer, 41, and his model wife Luisana Lopilato, 29, said in a statement: 'We are devastated by the recent diagnosis of cancer of our oldest son Noah, who is currently receiving treatment in the United States.  'We’ve always talked a lot about the importance of family and the love we have for our children.'

The new treatment for Blepharitis - an inflammation of the eyelids - uses a device resembling an electric screwdriver with a sponge the size of a cotton bud spinning at one end.

'Nannying' health chiefs have also been condemned for failing to take account of the struggle many face with excessive heating bills in advice issued to try and avoid a winter crisis.

The matchbox-size plastic box, called the Baby Home Kit (pictured), houses a series of tunnels in the form of a maze. The sperm is placed via a syringe into a port in one side of the device.

The Birmingham University team think the maths will help them create a mobile phone app that rates a man’s fertility in seconds, by analysing magnified images of sperm samples.

Melbourne grandmother of four who became a mum again at 51 hopes to have another baby

A woman who became a mum again at the age of 51, thanks to the help of a stranger who donated her eggs, has revealed she wants to have another baby. Grandmother of four Kim Castles, from Melbourne, (left) told Woman's Day that she hopes to give baby Nellie (inset) - who was conceived with the help of egg donor Jade Morgan, 22, (right) a sibling.

Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Roberto Vianni – and who could forget Christian Louboutin. Opera star Lesley Garrett (pictured) lists their names wistfully, as if recalling exotic former lovers.

Lee Moffitt, 26, from Orlando, Florida, and her sister Amy Sylvia, 30, both nurse each other's babies - something they find both practical and special.

The diet of Britain's youngsters is leaving a sour taste in the mouths of health campaigners, as they criticise the Government's initiative to encourage children to eat their greens.

Women should not feel ashamed to ask for pain relief when they are giving birth. Doctors are expected to condemn the myth that painful childbirth is better at a meeting of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Woman facially paralysed by Bell's palsy uses SELFIES to teach herself how to smile

Anna Robinson (right), 27, from Nottingham, was terrified when she woke up earlier this year to discover she could no longer move her face. She assumed she had suffered a stroke - but she had actually been struck down by Bell's palsy, which causes facial muscles to freeze up. Doctors told her she may never regain movement in her face and that just one in 14 people actually recover. But determined to get back to her old self, she snapped a series of selfies to teach herself how to smile again. And just two months after her diagnosis, she managed to crack her first grin (left) since suffering from the condition.

They promise not only to preserve our waistlines but also boost our health. But are they as ‘guilt-free’ as they seem? Or it is simply hefty doses of fat, salt and additives.

Handing out a pill is easy, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON. The tricky part is realising when the dose is wrong or understanding when it’s vital that drugs are given at a certain time.

Countries could ban e-cigarettes from all public places where smoking is not allowed, a World Health Organisation report says. Such a ban would outlaw the increasingly popular vaping devices.

A study by St Mary’s University in London has found that cold conditions bring a runner’s heart rate down by 6 per cent, as less blood is pumped out to the skin to dissipate heat.

Girl who suffers from 4 heart defects appeals for Christmas cards to keep her alive

Isabell Tipper (right), five, from Walsall, suffers from four life-threatening heart defects that mean if she gets sad her heart becomes starved of oxygen. The range of issues can cause her blood pressure to drop to dangerous levels and lead to organ failure if her emotions run too high. Despite undergoing open-heart surgery when she was just six months old (inset), it proved unsuccessful and she nearly died last year when she became upset. Her mother Kimberley, 27, (left) appealed for strangers to send Isabell birthday cards in May to keep her alive. After receiving over 2,000 messages from well-wishers, they have appealed once more to strangers to send her poorly daughter Christmas cards.

Ibuprofen pain killers sold in Britain are a combination of an active chemical – ibuprofen – and a stable, inactive ingredient used to bulk out the pill.

Nearly 90% of the children surveyed exceeded the upper level of sodium recommended for their age group, and one in nine that one in nine 8-17 year olds already has blood pressure, reseachers say.

Researchers from the University Hospital Munster and Robert Koch Institute, both in Germany, asked 39 tourists to swab 400 bathroom door handles at 136 airports in 59 countries.

Four of the patients diagnosed with the Candida auris infection have died, although the precise causes remain unclear ©Timothy A. Clary (AFP/File)

Cases of Candida auris have been reported in New York, Illinois, Maryland and New Jersey. Four of the patients have died, although the precise causes remain unclear, the CDC said.

Light-coloured packaging might trick you into thinking certain food products are healthier, but according to a new study from Kiel University, it can also cause you to assume the food tastes bad.

If you don't already have a time slot set out to keep fit, it can seem impossible to exercise. Top experts have shared some simple tips to up your fitness, even with the busiest of schedules.

Man almost died and needed open-heart surgery after TOOTHACHE was source of  deadly

Daniel Murtagh (left), 29, from Harrogate, suffered months of weight loss, exhaustion and body aches. But blood tests found he had endocarditis which had eaten away at a valve in his heart. Medics discovered the infection had come from bacteria on a mildly-inflamed wisdom tooth that was causing him slight pain. Doctors immediately pulled it out before performing a seven-hour operation (right and inset) on his heart to give him a prosthetic valve. But Mr Murtagh, from Harrogate, was told that if he had left his condition another week he would probably have died.

Existing rules governing ads for food high in fat, salt or sugar frequently do not apply to digital media, the report said

Children are exposed to foods high in fat, salt and sugar but parents are often left unaware of the 'sophisticated, highly engaging techniques', a World Health Organisation report found.

London-based Lily Soutter, nutritionist and weight loss expert, recommends going cold-turkey, reading every food label and eating protein and healthy fats at each meal to quit sugar.

Stanford researchers say an alternative to the hard foam helmets borrowed from the airbags found in most modern cars could help to save lives - but they are banned from sale in America.

Sipho Hadebe, 39, from Mpumalanga provice, South Africa, has been living with the gradually expanding growth for 12 years - but it has now got so large he struggles to breathe.

Milo Browne will never crawl, stand or walk, suffers from a rare condition M3BHA

Milo Browne (pictured left with mother Laura Davidson), from North Shields, needs constant care from his parents and is unable to sit without being fully supported. He will never have the ability to crawl, stand or walk and he is fed via a tube into his bowel as his stomach is too sensitive to eat normally. But medics have labelled him as a sufferer of 'Milo's Condition' because they have never seen anything like it before. Following several years of fundraising, the family have spent £19,000 on transforming their home with new gadgets to help Milo take a break from the multiple hospital visits he has to endure. Ms Davidson (pictured right a year ago), 32, said: 'It's been absolutely life-changing because there are a lot of days when he's not well and we don't manage to get out.'

Every 10 degrees in latitude was linked with a 10 month earlier onset of symptoms, according to a new study. and those in the most northerly climes start their symptoms almost two years earlier.

Engaging in kinky sex may send you into an altered state of consciousness and even unlock your inner creativity, according to a new study from researchers at Northern Illinois University.

Despite the lungs being the primary location of mutations, the bladder, liver and throat also suffered smoking-related damage, researchers from the Los Alamos National Laboratory found.

Low-carb diets favored by Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna and Jennifer Aniston really DO work

Now scientists have discovered low-carbohydrate meals also have a health benefit - they could prevent diabetes. The study by experts at Michigan University discovered three low-carbohydrate meals within 24 hours lowered insulin resistance by over 30 per cent. The phenomenon of low carbohydrate diets - minimising intake of bread, rice or pasta - has been fuelled by stars including Gwyneth Paltrow (left), Jennifer Aniston (middle) and Madonna (right).

Scientists at the University of Mississippi, reviewing existing studies, suggest larger muscles do not reflect how much someone can lift.

The new method of spotting tumour cells in the blood, discovered by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, is still in its early stages but could soon revolutionise treatment.

A study of more than 7,000 people found that the ‘worried well’ – those who needlessly agonise about their health – are more than twice as likely to develop severe heart problems later in life.

Drinking too much as a young adult may put you at risk for ‘serious health problems’ decades down the line, even long after the problem has been controlled, a new study in the US warns.

Mother left with drooping face after sudden paralysis relearns how to SMILE

Megan Dennis (left with husband Will, 41), 38, from Orlando, was left with just 17 per cent function on the left side of her face after developing Bell's palsy three years ago. The condition meant she was left unable to grin (right) - despite once being voted as having the 'best smile' as a teenager. It also meant she couldn't shut one of her eye lids, affected her ability to pronounce certain letters and caused her social anxiety. Despite trying a range of treatments and suggested techniques, she had almost given up hope after none proved successful. But after stumbling across a life-changing operation (inset) a year ago, she has now relearned how to smile.

Figures show the contraceptive kit, dubbed The Stork, which uses a cap to hold sperm close to the cervix, has helped 150 British couples become parents since its launch.

Researchers from Goldsmiths University of London have found songs that repeat in our minds - known as earworms - share many key features with children's nursery rhymes.

Data from the National Child Measurement Programme for England shows obesity has risen in the last year, even for the youngest children being measured, aged four.

The average adult spends two hours and 11 minutes of every day feeling stressed, according to a survey by OnePoll. That amounts to 15 hours a week, 33 days a year, and five hours in a lifetime.

Woman who lost child from ectopic pregnancy is delighted after giving birth to a SECRET

Sadie Brittle (left), 32, from Tamworth, only discovered she was carrying another child almost three months after she collapsed at work with a potentially deadly ruptured fallopian tube. Teddie (right), who was born via Caeserean section last Thursday, was hidden by the heavy internal bleeding she suffered following her ectopic pregnancy. He was only picked up by doctors after the hairdresser carried out a pregnancy test (inset her doctors scan) because her stomach was still swollen while she was on holiday following the surgery to remove her ectopic pregnancy.

Over the past three decades, rates of obesity in the UK are significantly higher than in the US - despite them topping the list worldwide, Professor Dame Sally Davies warns.

The international study, led by researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, showed that both sexes feel strong negative emotions after sex.

Amber Snailham, from Bishopsworth, Bristol, is set to tie the knot to first love Callum Firth later this month surrounded by loved ones. Amber was given a terminal diagnosis on Friday and Callum proposed a day later.

Marisa Svalstedt, 37, from Bethel, Connecticut, has suffered from an eating disorder since she was a teenager. After giving birth, she realized the potentially negative impact of her self-deprecating comments.

Christmas drinks that contain as many calories as a SANDWICH at Starbucks and Costa

Femail Food&Drink; has dissected every festive menu at these three coffee titans to find out which drinks you can enjoy guilt-free if you're watching your waistline - and the ones you should definitely avoid. From left to right: Caffe Nero's new Tiramisu Hot Chocolate tops the unhealthiest list, closely followed by Starbucks' new Fudge Hot Chocolate. Costa's Mint Hot Chocolate also fares badly, but its Salted Caramel Cappuccino is the 'healthiest' on the list. Caffe Nero's Tiramisu Latte also fares well, while Starbucks' Toffee Nut Latte is the most calorific coffee on menus this year.

The 250,000th child born in the UK through the form of fertility treatment was delivered in February last year, statistics from the UK's independent regulator show.

Emma and Stephen Baker, from Redditch in the West Midlands, suffered two failed IVF attempts, but finally welcomed a baby boy after Emma's mother Joy paid for one last round of treatment.

Top chocolatier William Curley has conjured up recipes that let sweet-toothed home cooks recreate childhood favourites including Curly Wurlys, Crunchies and Ferrero Rochers.

Phoebe Dormand, 19, from Harrogate, Yorkshire, was even scared of drinking water after developing emetophobia, a fear of being sick, when she was 12.

Man describes seeing flesh-eating parasite ravaging his own skin 

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. A man has described seeing a flesh-eating parasite ravaging his own skin. Mark Ward, a retired firefighter from Prescott, Arizona, was in Belize with his wife Janina when he started to notice small pin-sized spots all over his body. Assuming them to be bug bites, he ignored them. But within days he was exhausted, losing weight rapidly, and the dots had transformed into huge lesions, bursting open. He had been infected by a flesh-eating parasite which was reproducing in his body and eating his cells. The infection - called cutaneous leishmaniasis - can be fatal if left untreated. However, bewildered doctors in Belize then in Arizona took more than a week to realize that Mark had more than a contact skin infection.

Nigerian mother Bimbo Ayelabola (pictured) cost the taxpayer £145,000 when she had quintuplets on the NHS, but said she was never billed for the treatment.

Eribulin, a life-extending drug for women with advanced and aggressive breast cancer, received a European safety licence more than five years ago. But it was not available on the NHS, until now.

Some staff claim patients aren't their 'responsibility' because they haven't crossed the threshold of the building, the report by the Commons Health Select Committee claims.

Andy Whelan shares images of daughter Jessica's brave cancer battle

Andy Whelan (left with Jessica), an electrician from Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, shared the black-and-white image of Jessica (right) on his Facebook blog about her illness, where it's had more than 7,600 reactions. Posting the photo on Jessica Whelan - A fight against Neuroblastoma, Andy wrote: 'This is the hardest photograph I have ever made. A few days ago she was given what is most likely a few weeks to live. This was taken at a moment where we as parents could offer no comfort - Jessica pushing us away as she rode out her searing pain in solitude.'

The fruit is rich in an antioxidant called lycopene that helps shield the body from harmful UV radiation. A German study found it isn't a substitute for sunscreen but offers an important line of defence.

British researchers are studying the use of trackers which can give dementia patients details about their lives, including when they go to bed. Pictured, a Fitbit health wristband.

More than a quarter of British couples say snoring is the main factor forcing them to sleep alone followed by rows. The figures comes from a survey of 2,000 people.

Overall, the five year period from just before and just after menopause drives a swift decline in sexual function for women, the study by The North American Menopause Society found.

Premature baby born weighing just 600g survives MENINGITIS and nine lung collapses

A mother has shared her heartache after her baby was born at 24 weeks weighing a tiny 625 grams. Lisa Connor-Melville, 24, from Queensland, (pictured left) was put on bed rest when her waters broke unexpectedly on 23 August. She was rushed to hospital where doctors discovered she was suffering from massive internal bleeding - forcing them to deliver her little girl Lillian (right and inset) early.

Nutella is classed as a 'dessert topping' like syrup and treacle, so a serving size is two tablespoons (the amount you lather on ice cream) which is 200 calories. A jam serving size is one tablespoon.

Patients treated with tamsulosin were found to suffer from less pain when passing large kidney stones, researchers from the Emergency Medicine Foundation, Queensland, found.

The man, who has not been named, said he had developed anorexia and worsening abdominal pain after he started drinking four to five cans of energy drinks every day to stay awake at work (file photo).

Frying and roasting foods causes the highest amounts of neo-formed contaminants to be created, which are known to raise cholesterol levels, Edinburgh University researchers found.

Cancer survivor becomes the first person to get 3D printed face created using SMARTPHONE

Dr Rodrigo Salazar from Paulista University in Sao Paulo, Brazil, performed the procedure on Carlito Conceiçao, after a tumour ravaged a hole in his cheek. The hand-finished silicon prosthesis has transformed his life by restoring his self-esteem. Pictured inset are the first two stages of the procedure, and pictured main is the final result.

Analysis reveals 401 hospitals, care homes, schools and hospices that the Foods Standards Agency rated as two or lower out of five, meaning they were failing to take basic hygiene measures.

Researchers at Basel University and Gothernburg Hospital in Sweden studied how stressed a group of employees felt at work.

Wayne State University researchers report Wednesday that they can capture enough fetal DNA from the cells that test extracts to check for genetic abnormalities.

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have developed a new chemical compound to use in PET scans that easily attaches to diffuse plaques - even tiny clumps.

Green leafy vegetables provide a great source of fibre for healthy digestion, which helps to prevent hormonal imbalances, says London-based nutritionist Henrietta Norton.

From ancient Greece to today, many thinkers have yearned to understand what makes us laugh. Now, an experts from Tufts University discusses humor theories and what deems a joke funny.


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