Paralysed father, 50, who is ‘locked in his own body’ uses his eyes to spell ‘take me home’

A father-of-three who has been left totally paralysed after developing locked-in syndrome has learnt to spell out words using his eyes. Darren Leith has been ‘buried alive’ ever since he suddenly suffered a brain-stem stroke on April 28 2017. The 50-year-old is able to think, see and feel but cannot eat, talk or move any … Read more

Women who shave their pubic hair or wear tight trousers are ‘more likely to suffer vulva pain’

Women who shave their pubic hair or wear tight trousers are ‘more likely to suffer long-term vulva pain because of friction and higher risk of infection’ Scientists at Boston University found grooming increases the risk of vulvodyniaThe condition is caused by nerve pain and not easily treatable Tight trousers also doubled the risk of developing the … Read more

Stop eating the PLACENTA, mothers are told by medical body

Mothers have been told by a medical body there is no known health benefits from eating their placenta. The trend has gained popularity recently, as Kim Kardashian and other A-list celebs admitting to consuming the organ. Advocates claim it can boost iron levels, improve milk supply and eradicate the risk of post-natal depression. But the Society … Read more

Avocado could be doing wonders for our waistlines and diabetes risk – but not if we eat it on toast

Avocados are great for your diet – but not on toast, nutrition researchers say.  It may sound obvious.  Bread, a demonized processed carb, has essentially piggybacked superfood starlet avocado to be accepted, even revered, by clean-eating evangelists.  Even the most devout avo-toasters know avocado is the Cher to bread’s Sonny, nutrition-wise.  But this new study, … Read more

Fascinating colour pictures of Coney Island in 1948

The Bobs coaster, the Parachute Jump and Silver Streak: Fascinating colour pictures taken in 1948 show day trippers on Coney Island enjoying thrill rides and heatwave sunshine Coney Island was discovered by European explorers in the 1600s but remained undeveloped until the 1860s By the 1920s, with its Cyclone roller coaster, it had the reputation of … Read more

The top 50 most Instagrammed destinations in the world for 2019 revealed

The top 50 most Instagrammed destinations in the world for 2019 revealed: London takes the No1 spot, knocking Paris into second and New York into third Berlin, meanwhile, is the most ‘selfied’ location in the world, according to a studyIt also revealed that Santiago in Chile is the No1 for scenic posts Dubai took the top … Read more

Prisoners implanted with unapproved addiction treatment ‘pellet’

A Louisiana prisoner has been implanted with an unapproved ‘pellet’ to treat addiction.  The inmate is soon to be released from a Louisiana Department of Corrections (DOC) facility and is the first of 10 patients that California-based BioCorRx intends to place the implant in.  DOC doctors are surgically implanting devices that release naltrexone – an … Read more

Scandal-hit NHS trust at centre of baby deaths review receives another warning

Scandal-hit NHS trust at centre of baby deaths review receives its FOURTH warning in eight months from CQC over the safety of its emergency services Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust warned over its lack of paediatric staff Young emergency patients weren’t getting care in 15-minute national guidelineLatest in string of scandals at beleaguered trust being probed over … Read more

Pioneering gene therapy could repair deadly heart attack damage

Pioneering ‘Holy Grail’ therapy could repair deadly heart attack damage by injecting a gene to restart growth which stops when we’re babies Scientists at King’s College London said their research is ‘exciting’ progress Millions of people worldwide have heart failure caused by damaged tissueExperts were able to restore pigs’ hearts to work properly again within weeks  … Read more