Samantha Taylor, from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, was struck with debilitating bouts of dizziness as the result of a benign brain tumour. An operation to remove it caused a stroke.
Lord Jim O'Neill (pictured), chairman of the London-based think-tank Chatham House, made the suggestion yesterday - death certificates may only record illnesses' official names at present.
A report by the World Health Organization found that only one in five children worldwide are active for an hour a day, and the most active 11 to 17-year-olds live in Bangladesh.
It is the latest craze to pop up in the technology epicentre in San Francisco, known for engaging in quirky new wellness techniques. Proponents say it makes life more enjoyable.
A report by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry revealed the UK started more phase one and phase two clinical trials in 2017 than any other European nation.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, interviewed women over the age of 60 about their low libido. Erectile dysfunction was a key contributor to their lack of interest in sex.
Tim Henman, who reached the semi finals of Wimbledon on four occasions, admitted he used to diet when he was playing tennis.
Researchers from the University Centre of General Medicine and Public Health in Lausanne, Switzerland, found those on low income were 50 per cent more likely to develop the deadly condition.
After using computer algorithms to sour through 9,000 possible drug combinations, Stanfors scientists found a pair with potential for treating diffuse intrinsic glioma, a rare and lethal childhoo...
Lea DiRusso, 51, of South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer of the tissue that lines the organs that she blames on asbestos-filled schools.
The CDC announced on Thursday that 2,290 people have fallen ill in every state but Alaska and 47 people have died in 25 states due to mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping.
Harper Johnston was born with a hole in her heart, fluid in her brain, and a rare genetic disorder has beaten the odds to celebrate her first birthday at home with her parents in Austin, Texas.
Public Health England statistics showed there were 336 reports of the vomiting bug in England and Wales and 18 hospital outbreaks which led to wards being closed to stop the illness spreading.
An OBGYN told DailyMail.com that Ohio's new proposed legislation that would require doctors to attempt to implant an ectopic pregnancy into a woman's uterus is unsafe and not possible.
Goshen Hospital in northern Indiana sent letters to nearly 1,200 patients who may have been exposed to viruses due to a missed step in the tool sterilization process. Free testing is available.
Researchers at Queen's University in Belfast suggested the cholesterol-lowering drugs could reduce swelling the prostate and avoid deadly cancer, but overall rates of cancer were unchanged.
Health officials are investigating whether Ready Pac Bistro Chicken Caesar Salad is linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people across 8 states, and has hospitalized seven so far.
Mesa County Valley School District 51 has closed all of its 47 schools through Thanksgiving break due to the spread of two contagious stomach viruses among student and staff.
Public Health Ontario scientists tested the blood of nearly 200 infants to check for measles antibodies passed from their mothers. Over 90% of them were vulnerable at three months.
Cases of dengue fever at sites in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, reduced by 40 per cent after an international team of scientists injected mosquitoes with a strain of Wolbachia.
Residents in Miami-Dade County are being urged to protect themselves from the insects by wearing long sleeves when outdoors and spraying insect repellent.
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency today announced the supermarket products were among 13 new additions to a months-long string of recalls.
An X-ray scan of the teen, from Ontario, revealed tiny opacities - build-ups of material such as fluid - in both of his lungs, which the doctors said was a sign of bronchiolitis or 'popcorn lung...
Women had higher levels of brain cell death similar to that of atrophy, a process seen in Alzheimer's, researchers at University of Southern California found.
The 20-year-old, from China's Zhejiang province, was obsessed with having fair skin, something associated with royalty and wealth in the Asian nation. She rarely ventured outdoors.
Statistics from the NHS show 71.9 per cent of women in England attended their cervical screening appointments last year but experts warn there are still too many turning down the offer.
The patients aged 20-30 had surgery as a child to remove half the brain to treat epilepsy. Scientists at at the California Institute of Technology found their brain had rewired.
The Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden, cut its study short when six babies in non-induced mothers died (pictured: bereaved parents Maria Lärka and Christer Nilson).
The Northampton General Hospital said it will cancel some non-urgent planned procedures between now and March - it would usually perform more than 15,000 in a similar time frame.
WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES: Katy Flynn, 31, from Manchester, ignored the pin prick-sized speck on the side of her nose for 12 months after it appeared overnight in December 2016.
In the biggest study of its kind, a team of researchers from Barcelona and Colarado analysed nine studies involving eight million city dwellers around the world.
Elevated levels of the protein troponin raised the odds of death at any age, a study of 250,000 people by Imperial College London found. Troponin is released into the blood if the heart is damage...
A doctor at Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust accidentally cut the donor's stomach during the original procedure. However, the surgeon did not record the incident.
Georgia health officials reported Wednesday that 11 people contracted measles in October - more than the CDC reported nationwide that month. The five-person family at its center has recovered.
A new report from the Ohio Department of Health found that suicide deaths among preteens between ages 10 and 14 rose from eight deaths in 2007 to 28 deaths in 2018, a 250% increase.
Researchers from Stanford University in California looked at 76 people with an average age of 71 who had 'essential tremor', as it's known, for an average of 17 years.
Barbara Bergin MD sees thousands of patients a year with chronic knee and hip pain - and 90 percent of them are women. She believes it's because women sit cross-legged, tightening their ligaments...
A study of 1.2million mothers in Sweden also found babies were also more likely to have a small head circumference, known as microcephaly.
Alcohol dependent rodents drank less after being given medicinal ketamine treatment, a study at Florida State University found. For unclear reasons, the effects were only seen in male rats.
Unlike the double-helixed shape of normal human DNA, UC San Diego scientists discovered that much of cancer's genetic material is in a ring shape, making it more versatile and hard to treat.
Decay of a protein called cohesin weakens vital structures of chromosomes in older eggs, researchers in Germany and Cambridge found. This may lead to miscarriage.
Steph Blake was struck as she crossed a pedestrian crossing in Totting, Hampshire, last June. She suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and brain swelling after her head bounced off the tarmac.
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark said leukaemia was just beginning to be understood in the 1800s and real patients were 'very likely' the inspiration for vampires' victims.
Cast21, based in Chicago, created the futuristic cast. The mesh sleeve is put on a patient and filled with liquid which hardens. It's breathable, waterproof, and easier to remove than traditional...
Health experts said a 'perfect storm' of underfunding, failed contracts and a staffing crisis had caused the problem. They said patients in England had lost faith in the system.
The drug, ubrogepant, relieved migraine pain within two hours for a fifth of people given it in a large-scale clinical trial led by Montefiore Headache Center in New York.
Scientists at the Indian Council of Medical Research have completed all three rounds of clinical trials for an injectable polymer that lasts 13 years. Now, it just needs regulatory approval.
Aimi Veness, 44, flew from her home in East Sussex to Los Angeles to meet with doctors Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow of the TV show Botched. They said it was too dangerous to have a third butt lif...
Three clinics have been rapped for misleading pregnant women by exaggerating the effectiveness of Down's Syndrome blood tests. The companies charge £650 per test.
Researchers from King's College London trialled omega-3 supplements on 92 children with ADHD in Taiwan and found those with lower levels before supplementation had better focus afterwards.
Three leading NHS hospitals have pioneered technology which monitors patients' vital signs and automatically triggers an alert to doctors if sepsis is suspected.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine experts trawled through almost two decades worth of fractures in England. The study is considered to be the largest on the topic to-date.
Scientists from King's College London scoured 50-years' worth of studies and found sugar-free gum reduced the risk of decay by 28 per cent. It works by producing more saliva and washing away germ...
The Children's Society surveyed 2,300 youngsters aged between 10 and 17. Results showed eight per cent of children who admitted they were worried had not asked for any help.
Asthmatics are at a higher risk of flu complications or asthma attacks. Adam Blackman, 47, of East Sussex, was put in a coma after getting flu in February this year.
Scientists from the University of Maryland did a study which showed that women seemed to be more likely to attempt suicide before an abortion than after, and that one didn't cause the other.
Maysoon Zayid, 45, says she was turned down at auditions immediately because of her cerebral palsy and is campaigning for more exposure of disabled people in Hollywood.
Jim Whitmore, fourth generation farmer in Eu Claire, Michigan died on Saturday, becoming the sixth victim of Eastern equine encephalitis in the state amid a historic outbreak in the US.
A consumer reported finding a small bit of what looked like red plastic in their cup of cottage cheese. Five more people reported the same but no injuries have occurred, Breakstone's says.
A pharmaceutical version of ketamine called esketamine (brand name Spravato), is set to be approved as a wonder cure for people with depression so severe it may drive them to suicide.
A new study from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use has found that daily cannabis users were 50% less likely to use illicit opioids, such as heroin, to manage their chronic pain.
In 2016, UC San Francisco researchers discovered mice with an Alzheimer's risk gene had fewer 'sharp-wave ripples.' Their new study suggests these memory waves can predict dementia 30 years early...
Breast cancer patients can now undergo a mastectomy and nipple-preserving breast reconstruction in one procedure. Sophie Williams, 42, (pictured) had it done.
Bailey Nixon, eight, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, has been given just weeks to live. His mother, desperate to bring some joy to her son in his final days, appealed for musicians to visit him.
Charlie Card, of Newcastle, began missing school this year complaining of not feeling well. His father, Gary Card, 43, has urged parents to never ignore their children.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Doctors from the Wuxi People's Hospital in Jiangsu, China, were filmed extracting the tar-stained lungs. The clip was shared online and viewed 25million times.
Vitamin E acetate, the vitamin E-derived oil that is a 'key culprit' int the vaping-related lung injuries, was found in a laboratory at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, New York.
Statistics for hospitals in England show just £35m was recouped from patients, with St Bartholomew's Hospital in London (pictured) only getting back £1 for every £10 owed.
Cameron Alderman, of Bristol, is one of 40 known people with Norrie disease in the UK. He is reliant on his hearing to make sense of the world, but has been losing his hearing since the age of th...
Scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, suggested nutritious foods could improve circulation in the inner ears and reduce damage caused by a lack of oxygen.
A little over half of US teens are up-to-date on HPV vaccinations that prevent 90% of anal cancer cases, but rates are rising among older Americans University of Texas researchers found.
Official figures revealed a further 148 British women underwent at least their eighth termination in 2018 - up by a quarter in two years.
In a recent study of 17 women, more than half experienced 'significant' hair regrowth within weeks of taking the drug, bicalutamide.
UK-based companies Creo Pharma and Tillomed Laboratories are the latest firms to recall generic versions of Zantac because of a 'probably carcinogenic' chemical, N-nitrosodimethylamine.
Last week, an expert warned that fermented foods such as sauerkraut - often consumed because of their probiotic effect - may trigger bloating, headaches and allergies.
Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, reviewed six past studies covering more than 3,000 people and found no evidence that cannabis could help them kick opioid addiction.
The trade union GMB said the true number is likely to be higher because statistics do not include outsourced workers. It conducted a review of NHS England job adverts to come to its estimate.
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Jashu Patel, from Virar Town, near Mumbai, sought medical help after suffering severe pain and itchiness in his right eye for two months.
When the only hope for Lubna Siddiqui's critically-ill toddler, Fatima, was a liver transplant, Lisa Wilson's son, Tom, 22, saved her life through organ donation after he died.
Jessica, from Boise Idaho, had complications straight after her boob job in 2010. Her right breast migrated upwards and her left breast drooped. Dr Terry Dubrow of Botched fixed her chest.
Would we be better off working out indoors instead? Limiting time spent exercising on busy streets might be one way to reduce hair loss, according to research from South Korea.
Of 56 tested soups, at least five had abilities to curb parasite growth, the study led by Imperial College London showed. The responsible ingredient in the soups is unclear.
The Conservative government has told the NHS to pick up the bill for doctors earning more than £110,000 in order to avoid them being stung by high taxes if they work extra shifts this winter.
Scientists hope the new technique, which limits this damage, will be available on the NHS within five years. Each year around 47,000 British men are diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Azmina Govindji, from the British Dietetic Association, assessed a selection of seasonal lunch options. We then rated them - with some surprising results.
Olivia Gibbs, 24, is an office manager and lives in Macclesfield, Cheshire. She is 5ft 6in and weighs 10st 5lb, having lost 5st 1lb. And when her friend suggested Cape Verde she agreed to go.
ASK THE GP: DR MARTIN SCURR: Oestrogen deficiency reduces collagen in the skin. These changes in menopause can cause excessive dryness and widespread itching.
The man was treated in Aberdeen, Scotland, where doctors noticed swelling in his lungs on scans and the man revealed he had recently switched from synthetic to feather bedding.
Parents in Illinois claim that hospitals there temporarily seized their newborns after they refused a vitamin K shot and called on them to be investigated for neglect, a policy since rescinded.
JANE FEINMANN: When retired engineer Gregory Kay was admitted to a nursing home aged 66, six weeks before he died, he was taking 930 pills a month - 31 pills every day.
After a child's flu death was confirmed in California in September, officials warned this could be a more severe season. Now experts are redoubling that warning with the death of a child, five, i...
Researchers from the University of Leeds used the results of surveys completed by 1,496 people to find younger people tend to have larger but less satisfying social networks.
Researchers from The Garvan Institute in Sydney looked at 1,037 people between the age of 70 and 90 for six years. They found no difference in the rate of cognitive decline and memory loss.
A 24-page leaked document from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) revealed NHS England was short of lifesaving drugs for cancer, epilepsy and heart issues.
L-asparaginase and MEK inhibitor starve the tumour of vital nutrients and pathways which help cells multiply, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute showed in mice studies.
NHS England statistics have revealed a geographical breakdown of A&E performances across the country in October, with some hospitals in Norfolk and Lincolnshire faring worst.
Hannah Zimunya, 28, from Wrexham, North Wales, was told to prepare for the worst when she gave birth to Dylan and Deiniol last October. She claims a cuddle from Dylan saved Deiniol's life.
The Dutch teenager, treated at the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center in Amsterdam, suffered deep burns to her hands and stomach and later needed surgery to help the wounds heal.
The unnamed woman, of São Paulo, Brazil, had 'tripe palms' - often the sign of an underlying cancer. Tests revealed the woman had adenocarcinoma and she had treatment.
EVE SIMMONS boarded the world's longest scheduled passenger flight this week with a host of electronic devices to measure the impact flying non-stop between New York and Singapore.
Researchers at Queens University Belfast have shown that those who have little regard for the opinions of others such as Narcissus, pictured, are on average happier and less stressed.
EXCLUSIVE: Researchers at Malmö University hope the diagnostics plaster they are working on - which is still only an idea - could spell an end to the traditional biopsy.
Jo Street, 53, a customer services manager from Acrefair, Wrexham, lost 8st 5lb. She said she had always loved amateur musical theatre and is confident performing as a size 10.
Sophie Sabbage, pictured with her daughter Gabriella, smoked ten cigarettes a day for a decade, but after quitting for good in the 1990s, she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.
Angina is the result of reduced blood flow to the heart and is an early warning sign that a patient might go on to have a heart attack or stroke.
British doctors are using the substance to help identify a type of cancer called sarcomas, which affect thousands every year. The new technique could spare some patients limb amputations.
Research by the Oral Health Foundation showed that two-thirds of Britons don't realise that HPV is contracted through sexual contact. HPV can trigger cancer in the mouth, throat and cervix.
This week a 67-year-old woman has written to DR ELLIE CANNON and is worried about her cholesterol levels and wonders whether she requires statins, picture posed by model.
Civil servant Mel Beard, 49, from West Sussex, pictured left before her facelift and right after the procedure said she considered going under the knife five years earlier.
A total of 30 per cent of parents surveyed said their children had missed one or more routine jabs including MMR, flu or meningitis. One in four claimed this is for 'safety concerns' about vaccin...
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: It's normal to experience some difficulty dropping off to sleep every now and then, but about a fifth of the population struggle to sleep every single night.
The University of Dundee researchers said that if smokers continued to abstain from tobacco long-term, they might see their risk of heart disease fall by upwards of 13 per cent.
Sara Coombes, 43, from Ryde, Isle of Wight, denied her addiction for 25 years despite her 8am boozing and sneaking off from work to binge in secret. She was cured after seeing a self-help guru.
Yale researchers found that the high-fat, low-carb diet, known as keto, could tame the flu. The diet activates the release of T cells in the lungs that traps the virus before it become worse.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Bethany, from North Carolina, says she contacted a fungal infection from a nail salon that was using the same dip powder for several customers.
A new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, found that routinely fasting increased survival rates for patients that had catheters inserted into their he...
Carson Coyle, 8 months, of New Orleans, Louisiana, was born with a brain bleed and indications of severe neurological damage that doctors say meant he likely wouldn't survive through the night.
A new study has found that 54% of anti-vaxx ads on Facebook were funded by Stop Mandatory Vaccinations, and The World Mercury Project, which is spear-headed by Robert F Kennedy Jr.
Emily LeFrancq, 22, of Woodland, Washington, was diagnosed with a mutation, which put her at a high risk of a rare syndrome that can develop into diffuse gastric cancer.
E-cigarette use among adults in the US increased from 2.8% in 2017 to 3.2% in 2018 as smoking fell to 13.7% in 2018 from 14% in 2017, the second year in a row for a record-low, the CDC revealed.
EXCLUSIVE: Felix Bright, now one, from Derby, used to scratch the painful eczema on his stomach, ankles and knees until they bled. His mother said he looked as though he had suffered severe burns...
Dr Belinda Kiely, an oncologist at the University of Sydney, is calling for sufferers to be given best and worst-case time frames to paint a more accurate picture of their future.
An event will be held in London next week where gay and bisexual men will donate blood to be scientifically screened and prove to the government that current restrictions are unfair.
The boy was taken to Wuhan Children's Hospital after he admitted what had happened to his grandfather after his underwear became 'soaked in blood'.
Jill Feldman, 49, from Chicago, Illinois, a non-smoker, said that when she was diagnosed with lung cancer, the question she was asked the most was how long she had smoked for.
LASIK corrective eye surgery has a complication rate of 10-30% and has been linked to suicides including that of Michigan meteorologist Jessica Starr last year. Dr Morris Waxler wants LASIK banne...
Most people aren't aware they can trigger allergy-like symptoms and serious infections such as pneumonia, according to Manal Mohammed, a lecturer in microbiology at Westminster University.
Nike, which is headquartered in Oregon, US, described its trainers as 'a traditional clog made athletic' in its bid to appeal to medical workers. Similar trainers cost around £105 to £115 on it...
A new study from Iowa State University has found that between 2013 and 2017, the share of adults who reported trouble falling asleep at least one day per week increase by 1.43 percent.
Mandy Pollard, from Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, first noticed the mark on the tip of her nose two years ago. She only decided to seek medical advice when it became bigger.
Vaping-related illnesses have now struck 2,172 Americans and killed 42, with illnesses in every state but Alaska and deaths in nearly half of US states, the CDC reported on Thursday.
Researchers at Hannover Medical School said people addicted to buying things, particularly online, are more likely to show signs of depression or anxiety as well as facing financial troubles.
Juul has been accused of getting teenagers hooked on vaping. New Penn State research reveals exactly how much nicotine they deliver, and that they earn they same score for addiction as cigarettes...
Columbia University experts looked at 6,451 adults with an average age of 59. They found that for every 10 decibels decrease in hearing, there was a significant fall in cognitive ability.
Washington-based NASA astronauts follow a strict exercise regime before, during and after missions to reduce symptoms like deterioration in muscle mass, weakened immune system and heart issues.
A new study from New York University School of Medicine has found that cannabis use disorder was 36 percent higher among adults in states where recreational marijuana is legal.
MultiCare Auburn Medical Center in Washington is notifying the workers, patients and their families that a hospital employee may have exposed them to tuberculosis between April and September.
Herbal treatments such as turmeric or ginseng can stop blood from clotting as well as it should and worsen scarring, according to researchers from Nova Medical School in Portugal.
Scientists in Japan tested 41,000 cells from seven 'supercentenarians' (pictured: Jeanne Calment, who died in 1997 aged 122) and found an unusually effective type of white blood cell.
Researchers from Stanford University in California, found almost three quarters of people who had the injection could eat the equivalent of an entire nut a fortnight later.
Roughly six million people in Britain are thought to take statins and it is estimated that up to 30million people take the life-saving pills in the US.
The international team of researchers, led by Washington State University, have pinpointed differences in the molecular structure of the sperm in infertile men not present in healthy males.
The scheme will run in Newcastle and offer an incentive for needle users, who are at high risk of contracting the infectious virus from dirty syringes, to get a blood test at their local pharmacy...
Lucy Brown, 20, from Warrington, Cheshire, suffers terrifying blackouts and fits due to non-epileptic attack disorder (NEAD). Labrador Freddie, keeps her safe when she collapses during a seizure.
Alana Nesbitt's seven year nightmare is now over, after she had a hysterectomy to have the Essure device removed. The mother-of-two, from Belfast, said her life became filled with pain.
UK researchers looked at more than 120,000 individuals having a colonoscopy, the main test for colorectal cancer, in England between 2005 and 2013.
Around 13million people over the age of 16 were considered obese in 2017 - up from the 6.9million recorded back in 1997, according to the analysis by the charity Diabetes UK.
Reality star Danielle Staub, 57, had her breast implants removed in October after complaining that they were making her ill, including g from drastic body temperature drops and fatigue
Researchers from the London-based Lancet Countdown think-tank warned that air pollution, wildfires, rising temperatures and food shortages will endanger children's health.
A third of people whose Apple Watch warned them they might have an irregular heartbeat were actually diagnosed, while the other two thirds were not, according to a Stanford University study.