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Shocking video shows how eczema and psoriasis creams can cause clothes to burst into...

ECZEMA sufferers' clothes could burst into flames in a matter of seconds, shocking tests have shown. Creams used to treat the chronic skin condition can dry into the fabric and pose a "significant fire risk", forensic scientists have warned. ...

Blokes who live on a main road are ‘more likely to be a flop...

BLOKES who live on a main road are more likely to be a flop in bed, a study suggests. Exposure to exhaust fumes reduced blood flow to the genitals in laboratory tests on rats. Getty - Contributor Blokes who live...

NHS to trial smart meters which will help and monitor dementia patients in their...

SMART meters are going to be used by the NHS to help and monitor dementia patients in their own homes. It is thought that the devices will be able to track their daily routines such as cooking dinner or...

Study finds space for extra 290,000 NHS operations a year

BETTER management of theatre lists could allow for an extra 290,000 operations each year, an NHS review found. Delayed surgical starts and early finishes left gaps that could be filled with more patients. Getty - Contributor An NHS review has...

Dad-of-two, 53, given just months to live is celebrating being cancer free after world-first...

A DAD who was given just a few months to live is now cancer free after undergoing a world-first operation. Ivan Dagg, 53, from Hull, was initially diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer in 2013 after he complained of...

Subway slammed by health campaigners for packing popular sandwiches with saturated fat

HEALTH campaigners have hit out at Subway for packing some of its most popular sandwiches with saturated fat. The 12in Spicy Italian contains 22g — more than the recommended daily 20g max for women. The Spicy Italian foot long...

Five million patients wait over two weeks for an appointment with their doctor

FIVE million patients are waiting more than two weeks for an appointment to see their doctor, we can reveal. Huge pressure on surgeries reveal around one in ten patients can’t get seen by a GP for a fortnight. Getty -...

What is FGM? Why is female circumcision performed and is female genital mutilation illegal...

INTRUSIVE, barbaric and cruel — female genital mutilation is becoming an increasing problem within British society. Also known as FGM, the sick practice involves cutting or injuring women and girls' genitals with no medical reason — but why's it...

Amazing transformation of OAP with ‘most bulbous nose ever seen’ as Dr Pimple Popper...

AN OAP's life changed for the better when he had surgery on his nose after it expanded to "twice its normal size". Patrick, whose surname and age are unknown, sought medical help to tackle his huge, bumpy nose from the...

Opt-out organ donation reform moves a step closer to becoming law

A NEW opt-out system for organ donation moved a step closer to becoming law. Proposed reforms cleared the latest parliamentary hurdle when peers made no changes to the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill during its committee stage in the...

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