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Found, drug that could wipe out skin cancer: Herpes virus-based medicine shrank tumors in patients where disease was deemed inoperable 

Genetically engineered herpes virus used as viral immunotherapy Landmark study at 64 centres across the world found it helps increase survival rates for patients diagnosed with ...

OYSTERS top list of foods to eat to improve your eyesight

Sydney dietitian Susie Burrell reveals six super foods for better visionCapsicum, Brazil nuts, kale, chia and kiwi fruit are among best eye foodsResearch shows Australians do not prioritise eye check-ups Macular Degeneration ...

MS patients are often misdiagnosed with trapped nerves and strokes symptoms

81% of MS patients are misdiagnosed - 28% told they have trapped nerve14% told symptoms are depression, anxiety or stress while 11% are told they've ...

Porridge and high fibre for breakfast cuts the risk of diabetes by nearly a fifth 

Those with fibre intake more than 26g per day had 18 per cent lower riskHelps maintain healthy weight and reduces chances of developing diabetesStudy finds ...

One small glass of wine a day harms older ladies' hearts but men less so

One small glass of wine a day may cause heart damage in elderly womenMen only at risk if they have more than two alcoholic ...

Brain surgery's earliest patients revealed

The images, found at Yale University, show Dr Harvey Cushing's brain surgery patients between 1900-1930Harvey Cushing is widely known as the 'father of brain surgery' ...

Jeffrey Spector's interview one day before he died at Dignitas

Jeffrey Spector had final meal with family before assisted suicide last week54-year-old travelled to Dignitas clinic in Zurich and died on FridayFather-of-three feared inoperable tumour on his ...

New types of the Pill 'double chance of blood clots' compared to older brands

'Third-generation' pills tend to not have side effects, such as weight gainBut newer drugs increase the likelihood of blood clots in the arm or legResearch ...

Greek and Mediterranean diets halve womb cancer risk

The diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, pulses, whole grains, fish and olive and involves avoiding meat, milk, other dairy products and alcoholAs part of ...

The new weight-loss pill that 'sets fat on FIRE': Drug accelerates speed at which calories are burned off, experts claim

New drug helps people lose weight by 'setting their fat on fire'Uses an enzyme which triggers food to be converted into brown fatThis is instead ...

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FIFA executives arrested in Switzerland face extradition to US over corruption charges

Senior officials arrested at five-star hotel in Zurich ahead of FIFA CongressPlain-clothed officers led suspects through side-door of hotel this morningReports say they face corruption ...

Man along Bondi Beach smoking a home-made bong

Tourist strolls Bondi Beach smoking bong-like device Locals gawked as the man enjoyed a puff from his homemade contraption 'There were a few stares', photographer tells Daily ...

BB King's lawyer blasts relatives who made 'ridiculous' claims that blues legend was murdered, saying they were only sore because he left them just $5,000 each 

Karen Williams and Patty King claimed father was poisoned by his aides King's children were left four-figure sums in his will, star's lawyer revealsBrent Bryson claims ...

Thousands of London commuters endure fresh travel misery as power failures cause dozens of services to be delayed or cancelled

Angry commuters tweet photos of crowded platforms and huge queues c2c passengers pictured alighting next to rails in between stations todayServices not running between Tilbury Town/Upminster ...

What Jill Meagher's killer told sex worker before he raped her

Adrian Bayley found guilty of raping women before murdering Jill MeagherHe is serving a life sentence for Ms Meagher's death in Melbourne in 2012The 43-year-old ...

Home in Oodnadatta Track train station goes up for sale

A slice of Australian history has gone on the market in the South Australian Outback on the Oodnadatta TrackCoward Springs was an old railway site ...

Seal pup found in South Australian farmer's paddock 35km from the coast

Baby fur seal found among cows in a farm in Bletchley South AustraliaFarmer made surprise discovery after his cows were acting strangelyClosest lake is 20 km away, while the sea is ...

'Wolverine' murderer 'cared more about his dog than family he killed': Last text message of killer told friends to take care of Jack Russell as they say 'dark secret' drove him to stab them to death

Jed Allen told friends in message that his dog Tetley 'deserved a better life'He did not mention that he had gone on the run after ...

Monocle founder Tyler Brule says Australia becoming Earth's dumbest nation

Monocle and Wallpaper founder says Australia is at risk of becoming the 'dumbest nation on Earth'And economists say Australia is dumbing down its economyExpert warns against ...

Wildlife photographer captures spectacular close-up image of elephant

Image taken by Jean Tresfon, 40, as she travelled by boat along the Moremi river in Botswana with Steve BenjaminThe pair spotted the animal feeding, ...