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Many medical inventions have been developed by patients or their loved ones. Here, four inventors whose pioneering health products have changed lives - or are about to - share their stories.
Posted: 23-07-2019
The golden gown Beyoncé wore to The Lion King premiere last week revealed her shapely posterior. Here, we reveal how you can replicate her figure.
Posted: 23-07-2019
The UK lags behind most other developed nations at identifying rare diseases through its screening of infants, commonly known as the heel prick test.
Posted: 23-07-2019
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your health concerns in his weekly column. Today, he addresses severe fatigue.
Posted: 23-07-2019
Sovereign Valentine, 50, from Plains, Montana was diagnosed with kidney failure and told to start dialysis immediately despite his insurance seemingly having no in-network clinic.
Posted: 23-07-2019
Scientists at the Institute for Cancer Research in London said their test looks for a DNA fault associated with certain types of tumour which may be best to target with PSMA radiotherapy.
Posted: 23-07-2019
Actress Lake Bell, 40, gave birth to her son, Ozgood, at her home is Los Angeles, California, in May 2017. He was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around his neck and he wasn't breathing.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Jean Short, from West Mersea, Essex, was inspired to become a donor after reading Good Health - and now she's saved the life of Chetan Joshi.
Posted: 22-07-2019
A recent study from the U.S. showed that the technique, which uses radio-frequency waves, is 90 per cent effective, reports the European Spine Journal
Posted: 22-07-2019
Amillian 'Mimi' Villa, seven, from The Bronx, New York, was diagnosed with an infection of group A Streptococcus, the leading cause of necrotizing fasciitis in November 2018.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Petroula Kaneti-Dimmer, 45, an actress from West Sussex, shattered her thighbone in a crash. Here, she details the incredible surgery which helped her heal.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Fran Halcrow, from Penicuik, Scotland, suffered from all the tell-tale symptoms of heart failure - her locum GP failed to identify the cause. Here, she tells her story.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Products offering 24-hour protection may make sense, but do they deliver? Here,we assess a selection of these products available at most pharmacies, then rated them.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Ryan Clark, from North Tyneside, is one of many men who've been devastated by the unwelcome side-effects of finasteride - and urges others to be wary.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Researchers from Stanford University in California made the discovery after training rodents to drink water when they saw a vertical black line but not a horizontal one.
Posted: 22-07-2019
The Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it found legionella bacteria in two separate locations during testing at the Orono-Veazie Water District.
Posted: 22-07-2019
The British Medical Association said the offer, revealed by the Government, fails to acknowledge 11 years of 'underpayment' amid ongoing concerns about the pension scheme.
Posted: 22-07-2019
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Jessica Landon, 37, from Rancho Cucamonga, California, began drinking so much alcohol that she lay on the floor for a month, urinating and defecating on herself.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Ovarian and pancreatic cancers are two of the most lethal because they rarely have early symptoms and often go undetected until it is too late. This new US study seeks to change that.
Posted: 22-07-2019
Researchers at Harvard analysed 300,000 people who followed a plant-based diet to some degree. Those who were strict had the lowest chances of developing the disease.
Posted: 22-07-2019