Health

Mum of 18-year-old who ‘died from vaping’ files first wrongful death lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul.

THE mum of an 18-year-old boy who “died from vaping” is suing an e-cigarette company in landmark case. Lisa Vail believes her son Daniel Wakefield, of Tampa, Florida, died in August last year as a result of vaping Juul products. His de...

Woman reveals impressive 13 stone weight loss without counting calories.

REBEKAH Bowditch feared she may not make her 21st birthday after ballooning to a staggering 25 stone. The 20-year-old, from Lowestoft in Suffolk, was beginning to struggle with simple day-to-day tasks without getting out of breath due to her extre...

After Leah Bracknell’s lung cancer death the 8 signs you should never ignore.

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LUNG cancer is the second most common type of the disease in the UK – with 43,500 people diagnosed with the condition each year. A lingering cough, feeling tired and losing your appetite could be mistaken for a virus or even a common cold. A...

My baby girl nearly died of meningitis but never developed tell-tale rash.

THEY say a mother’s instinct is always right – and it’s something Sophie Whieldon is telling others. Her six-month-old daughter Niamh Redfern nearly died from meningitis which she says was twice missed by doctors. The infant had ...

Mums horror as toddler suffers horrific burns after tipping jug of scalding hot coffee on himself.

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A TODDLER has been left scarred for life after knocking scalding hot coffee on himself. Arthur Jakes has had three skin grafts on his arms and chest after suffering horrific burns. Mum Laura Jakes said she will never forget hearing her son’s...

I felt a pop as my eyeball fell OUT of its socket as I dried my face after getting out the shower.

A MUM has opened up about the horrifying moment her eyeball fell out of its socket while she was on holiday. Claire Willis, 45, felt a “pop” as she was patting a towel to her face after getting out the shower – and soon discovere...

Dad who pulled off son’s trousers only for ‘his skin to peel off’ warns parents over dangers of hot tea.

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POPPING on the kettle but getting distracted by your children is a feeling many parents will know too well. More often than not, it results in your brew getting left to go cold on the side, but in some cases a forgotten boiling beverage can have s...

Dad who died suddenly after ‘extreme headache’ saves FIVE lives after donating his organs.

A HEARTBROKEN mum-of-three has dubbed her late husband “a hero” after he saved the lives of FIVE people by donating his organs. Jonathan Ashdown, 27, was able to donate his heart, pancreas, kidney and his liver, that was split in two, ...

Man left unable to walk after his scrotum swelled so big it hung below his knees and began rotting.

A MAN was left unable to walk after his scrotum swelled so big it hung below his knees and began rotting. The 43-year-old, who hadn’t been to see a doctor in around 30 years, went to A&E in Panama suffering with a fever. Docs carried out an ...

Fit and healthy tee-total teacher dies 20 days after discovering he had leukaemia at 33.

WHEN teacher Matt Meads started suffering with stomach pains, night sweats and tiredness – he quickly dismissed it as end of school year fatigue. And given he was fit and healthy and avoided drinking and smoking – the last thing to cro...

Weight loss – Mum sheds 6st after ditching fad diets for Slimming World ‘fakeaways’.

TIPPING the scales at a staggering 19 stone, Victoria Tyler knew something desperately needed to change. The photographer, 43, from Leicester, had tried lots of fad diets but failed to shift her weight after piling on the pounds following surgery ...

Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya DOES have advantage – high testosterone levels help you run faster.

TWO time Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya DOES have an advantage over other female athletes because of her high testosterone levels, according to a new study. The South African middle-distance runner, 29, has fought with athletics chiefs over...

New NHS bowel cancer test finally rolled out – paving the way for screening at 50 after Sun campaign.

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A NEW and improved bowel cancer screening test is finally being rolled out across England – after almost a year of delays. It’s better at spotting cancer and easier for the public to use – meaning that it could save thousands of ...

Democratic debate: Key things to know as presidential candidates talk impeachment, taxes.

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The debate also touched on health care and gun control over a three-hour forum in Westerville, Ohio

Women should be offered cancer checks during work breaks and while shopping to boost uptake, a review says.

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WOMEN should be offered cancer checks during work breaks and while shopping to boost uptake, a review says. Health chiefs must improve access to breast and cervical screening so saving thousands of lives. Patients should get text reminders and GPs...

New NHS bowel cancer test finally rolled out – paving the way for screening at 50 after Sun campaign.

A NEW and improved bowel cancer screening test is finally being rolled out across England – after almost a year of delays. It’s better at spotting cancer and easier for the public to use – meaning it could save thousands of lives...

Pre-menstrual breakouts to pregnancy pigmentation, we help three women with their hormonal skin nightmares.

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SKIN issues getting you down? There is a high chance it is your hormones. Whether your concern is breakouts, pigmentation, dryness or sensitivity, our hormones have the power to make or break our complexion. But hormonal skin problems are not impo...

A Young Man Nearly Lost His Life to Vaping

He thought vaping THC would be safer than smoking marijuana, but the fumes shut down his lungs.

Bill legalizing IVF for lesbians, single women passes in France.

French law currently allows in vitro fertilization and related procedures only for infertile heterosexual couples.

My endometriosis is so painful it’s like I’m sitting on a hot knife that’s whipping around inside me.

IT took Bex 11 years to get an answer to her extreme pain – something she compared to sitting on a hot knife. She had been in and out of hospital around 50 times before being told she had endometriosis. The agonising condition, which affects...

Nanny, 19, discovers she has TWO vaginas and wombs after years of agonising period pains.

FOR years, Molly-Rose Taylor was plagued by agonising periods. They were so severe that from the age of nine she would become delirious and frequently fainted from the pain. Doctors repeatedly missed key warning signs, and on four separate occasio...

Dad dying of bowel cancer given months to live claims CBD oil and dog worming tablets have stopped disease in tracks.

A DAD who is dying of bowel cancer and given months to live claims that CBD oil and dog worming tablets have stopped the disease in its tracks. Scott Davis, 40, from Torquay, Devon, was diagnosed with terminal cancer last September and offered pal...

I was spinning around when my dress went up in flames and I heard my mum’s screams – but I’m glad it happened.

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FOR three months, Saffron Cohen lay in hospital wrapped in a full body bandage. The then four-year-old underwent dozens of skin grafts and even needed staples to hold her fragile skin together – after suffering horrific burns. She was dancin...

Horrific photos show how toddler nearly died from a stranger’s kiss.

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THESE horrific photos show how a toddler nearly died from a stranger’s kiss. Charlotte Jones’ is warning other parents to be vigilant after her little boy Ellis contracted life-threatening herpes. It’s through the virus was passe...

Poundland gel eases back pain in just ONE application – and helps patients sleep.

A TUB of gel from Poundland has been hailed a “miracle” by social media users who claim it eases back pain in just one application. Masterplast’s Freeze Gel, which is currently sold for £1, works by being rubbed onto painful area...