GPs told to take pictures of suspected skin cancers on their PHONES to slash referrals

GPs have been told to take pictures of suspicious moles on their phones before referring patients to a skin-cancer specialist. Under new plans, general practitioners working across four areas in North East England will have to take three photographs on their mobiles, which then get sent to a consultant for review. The specialist may then … Read more

Guernsey mansion where Victor Hugo penned Les Miserable opens after a stunning £3.8million revamp 

Beautiful Guernsey mansion where Victor Hugo penned Les Misérables re-opens after a stunning £3.8million revamp Author and artist Victor Hugo lived at Hauteville House in Guernsey for 15 years during his exile from France It is now a museum but has been closed for the Past 18 months to undergo an extensive £3.8m restoration  Furniture … Read more

Women with Type 2 diabetes before age of 40 have greatest risk of an early death

Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before turning 40 are ‘THREE TIMES as likely to die young from a heart attack or stroke’ Type 2 diabetes rates have soared in recent years with spiralling obesity levels Glasgow University researchers looked at around 2million people for the study Those diagnosed before 40 had the greatest risk … Read more

Spicy food could offer hope in tackling cancer

They’re known for being spicy and giving your meal a little kick. But now scientists say chili peppers may have more use than just adding some fire to a curry – and could even tackle cancer. Tests have suggested capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their kick, may the disease from spreading. They’re known … Read more

Mother, 31, reveals her rare condition made her dread releasing milk for her babies

A mother has revealed a rare condition known as ‘breastfeeding dysphoria’ caused her to feel intense dread every time she released milk.  Deena Todd, from, Yeovil, Somerset, had overwhelming feelings of homesickness and anxiety which left her in tears every time she breastfed.  It led the 31-year-old to even regret having her daughter, Isla, who … Read more