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Paracetamol May Damage Liver In Similar Way To Cancer And Hepatitis, Research Suggests

Scientists claim to have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. They believe their findings could inform further research into therapies to counteract the harm caused by excessive doses of the drug – the leading cause of acute liver failure in the western world. Poisoning caused by too much paracetamol…

Eating 10 Fruit And Veg Portions A Day ‘Can Protect Against Disease’

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person’s risk of heart disease and cancer, according to new research. While eating the recommended five-a-day still helps reduce disease risk, the highest benefits are seen when people consume 10 portions. The study also identified which fruit and vegetables provide the greatest…

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed In Just Four Months, Trial Shows

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed using a concoction of oral medications, insulin, dieting and exercise, according to a groundbreaking study.  The disease affects four million Brits and is typically considered a progressive, chronic condition that requires strict management. But scientists say the new research could “shift the paradigm” of treatment from simply controlling glucose, to…

Woman With Pre-Cancerous Skin Cells Shares Graphic Treatment Images To Raise Awareness

Please note: this article contains images of a medical nature that some readers may consider graphic. A self-confessed sun worshipper has been sharing photos of the treatment she’s having on her skin after developing pre-cancerous cells. Mags Murphy, 45, from Dublin, hopes the images on her Facebook page will raise awareness of the dangers of…

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