Hawaii reports mysterious hepatitis in child under 10 years old

Hawaii has become the 25th state to begin probing a case of mysterious hepatitis in a child less than ten years old — after five deaths and more than 100 cases were reported across America. The state’s Department of Health said the child was hospitalized with abdominal pain and fever on Maui, its second largest … Read more

Skin cancer-stricken mother reveals chemo cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’

Honore Stark of Toronto must wear a chemotherapy cream for at least six hours a day that she says leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’ A cancer-stricken mother has shared shocking pictures illustrating how her chemotherapy cream leaves her looking like an ‘acid attack victim’. Honore Stark from Toronto in Canada, initially dismissed … Read more

Connecticut man suffers from deadly brain infection caused by Powassan virus

A Connecticut man is recovering at home after suffering a case of the rare Powassan virus, state official reports. The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed last week that a man between 50 and 59 years old fell ill in March, and suffered a severe illness that affected his central nervous system and required … Read more

Painless wearable gadget can measure blood sugar, alcohol and muscle fatigue at the SAME time

A new wearable gadget that fixes to the arm can measure blood sugar and muscle fatigue at the gym and alcohol levels at the pub. Created in California, the prototype can continuously monitor three health stats – glucose, alcohol and lactate levels – either separately or simultaneously in real-time. About the size of three poker … Read more

Connecticut man suffers from deadly brain infection cause by Powassan virus

A Connecticut man is recovering at home after suffering a case of the rare Powassan virus, state official reports. The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed last week that a man between 50 and 59 years old fell ill in March, and suffered a severe illness that affected his central nervous system and required … Read more

Indian surgeon plans to transplant womb into a TRANS woman and get them pregnant in world-first op

Dr Narendra Kaushik, who runs a gender reassignment clinic in New Delhi, will attempt to transplant a womb into a trans woman who was born a man A surgeon in India will attempt to transplant a womb into a trans woman who was born a man — with the view to making them pregnant. The … Read more

Dementia cure hope as scientists discover shock therapy that ‘repairs misfolded proteins’

Scientists discover shock therapy that ‘repairs misfolded proteins’ linked to dementia – offering hope to nearly a million Britons living with the condition Researchers discovered a ‘shock’ to cells can reverse the abnormal build-up of proteins called amyloid beta in the brain When these proteins are misfolded, they end up sticky on outside and clump … Read more

Mother, 29, who was a sunbed lover, speaks out about the dangers of the tanning machines

A mother-of-two is speaking out about the dangers of sunbeds after she was diagnosed with skin cancer from using the beds to top up her tan before girls holidays. Shannon Masterton, 29, from Derry, Northern Ireland, said she used the beds twice a week to get a better tan but she was diagnosed with melanoma … Read more