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Cheap and easy 'toothpaste' test that spots risk of stroke and heart attack

Scientists claim ingredient commonly found in toothpaste can detect risk Patients will be targeted more effectively to treat those who benefit mostFatty deposits known as 'plaques' ...

NHS England boss says thousands of hospital operations costing billions are unnecessary

As many as one in seven operations are needless, NHS England boss said Sir Bruce Keogh said health service should have no shame tackling waste£1.8billion was ...

British Medical Association demand 20% tax on sugary drinks

British Medical Association is to demand a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinksIn landmark report, doctors to urge Downing Street to take on food ...

South Manchester woman becomes one of thousands injured by a TREADMILL

Yvonne Myers, 57, was badly injured while using a running machineThe belt was running so fast that it appeared to be motionlessWhen Myers stepped on, ...

How diesel fumes give city dwellers old people's skin

New research has found that diesel fumes from cars can damage your skinIt means city dwellers can look older than country folk as skin ages ...

How children with autism or Asperger's are being bullied by so-called friends

Nearly 90% of teens with autism subjected to 'mate crime' says new studyAbuse sees victims manipulated by someone believed to be their friendExperience has left many too scared ...

How passive smoking raises the risk of a stroke by nearly a third

Scientists carried out a study involving 22,000 people over the age of 45They identified a clear trend between second-hand smoke and strokesSmoking linked strokes ...

Dr Judith Beck's The Diet Trap Solution trains your brain to stick to ANY diet

Dr Judith Beck is a psychology professor at the University of PennsylvaniaShe has teamed up with her diet programme co-ordinator daughterThe duo have devised a ...

NHS hospital waiting lists at seven-year high as 3.4m need treatment

6,100 patients forced to wait at least a year for an operationIn the worse cases, patients have a three year wait for treatmentUp to one ...

Fitness apps promise results in just THREE minutes a day

Fast workouts promise dramatic results in just a few minutes per day Experts say to achieve results, people need to work at 100 per centFor most ...

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What a washout! Heavy rain forces play to be suspended in The Open at St Andrews after lightning and 50mph winds hit Britain... and there's more on the way

Conditions halt play before first group had even finished first hole on second day of championship in FifeDownpour saw torrent of water gushing down ...

Findon road rage motorist who stabbed man after car crash hunted by police

It happened on the A24 at Findon, West Sussex, at about 8.30pm, last nightSuspect got out of car in front and knifed driver in other ...

Heathrow Airport in chaos after self-service machines 'run out of paper' creating delays

Furious holiday goers complained of long queues at Heathrow's Terminal 2Passengers claimed 'chaos' due to self-service machines running out of paperHappened as 3,000 people descended on ...

Son of NHS doctor from Middlesbrough helped to recruit up to 18 fellow medical students to join Isis 

Mohammed Fakhri Al-Khabass' father ran a GP practice on Teesside25-year-old grew up in Middlesbrough but went to university in SudanHe then radicalised other ...

Pictured: The tattered party dress, dirty shorts and ripped t-shirt found next to a child's body and a battered suitcase by the side of a road

Police release images of suitcase and clothes found with dead childA girl's black dress, undergarments, and a girl's shoe were picturedGender of the child still ...

Russian-backed rebels rifle through MH17 victims' belongings in video

Shocking footage shows Russian-backed rebels rifle through belongingsThey initially believed they had shot down a Ukrainian fighter jet Donetsk People's Republic and Kremlin have always denied responsibility 298 passengers and crew ...

Mayor says children must be kept inside between 2pm and 5pm and tells town to be quiet as it becomes the first in Spain to have an official afternoon nap time 

Joan Faus Vitoria, mayor of Ador in Valencia, has brought in official siestasFor three hours every day, locals are able to return home and go to ...

Britain's public schools have 'average teaching and are too soft', Arnold Holle says

Arnold Holle urged Germans not to send children to UK public schoolsInvestment banker spent 'seven-figure' sending all four of his childrenBut said pupils learn same ...

Metropolitan Police’s Paul Cahill collapses on way to court for drugs charges

Chief Inspector Paul Cahill allegedly found slumped over wheel of his carOfficers searching vehicle found MDMA, mephedrone and controlled sedativeCahill was on way to court to ...

Prince Harry's critics fear Africa trip will turn into a publicity stunt 

Prince Harry is at front line of a war against the illegal trade in rhino horn Royal is raising awareness of a deaths of thousands of ...