Health

Breast cancer patient fears she can’t have children

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Breast cancer patient fears she can’t have children
A 33-year-old woman who is battling breast cancer has admitted she fears the life-saving treatment will rob her of her dream of having children. Sarah Roberts, who lives near Swadlincote, in Derbyshire, was diagnosed with the disease three months ago after her Jack Russell, Larry, pawed at a lump in her breast while she was Read More

Cyst on California woman’s chest oozes an avalanche of pus

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Cyst on California woman’s chest oozes an avalanche of pus
Pus lovers will be more than satisfied by the latest grotesque video of a huge cyst being popped by a doctor. As soon as he takes a scalpel to the infected lump that had grown on a woman’s chest, a gush of thick, yellowish gunk oozes out. Dr Michael Lewis, who runs his own practice in Read More

New cancer treatment using survivor’s cells to be tested

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on New cancer treatment using survivor’s cells to be tested
A radical new cancer treatment inspired by patients who seem to ‘shrug off’ the disease could be tested next year. The technique uses potent cancer-killing cells from people with the strongest immune systems. These ‘neutrophil’ cells – which form part of the body’s first line of defence – are then multiplied millions of times and Read More

Three-year-old Qld girl is allergic to almost everything

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Three-year-old Qld girl is allergic to almost everything
Peanuts, dairy, eggs, shellfish, dust mites, wheat.  These are just a few of the things that can send three-year-old Gabby Marler into anaphylactic shock or make her skin so itchy she scratches until it bleeds. The toddler’s body is so sensitive she cannot walk barefoot in her own home, even though her mum Tiffany spends Read More

Mother diagnosed with skin cancer by SkinVision app  

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Mother diagnosed with skin cancer by SkinVision app  
A mother-of-two was diagnosed with an aggressive form of skin cancer by a mobile phone app after her busy lifestyle kept her from going to the doctors. Louise Burgess, 45, was diagnosed with stage one melanoma in May this year after she noticed a mole on her arm changed shape last November and used the Read More

Qld mother reveals heartbreak over child’s rare disease

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Qld mother reveals heartbreak over child’s rare disease
A Queensland mother has revealed her son, who suffers from a rare condition – Niemann -Pick Type A disease – is slowly dying from the incurable illness. Cassie Lamos, 35, learnt just months ago that her youngest child, Malakhai Riley, was suffering from the disease, one she explained was due to a genetic disorder. Her Read More

Teen with neurological disorder walks after 2 years

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Teen with neurological disorder walks after 2 years
A sporty teenager who went from training for his judo black belt to forgetting how to walk has now taken his first steps in two years. The inspirational moment where Conor Lewis made the tentative attempts which left his physiotherapy team in tears was captured on camera. Now 18, he had been fit and healthy Read More

Edinburgh woman suffers from excruciating skin condition

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Edinburgh woman suffers from excruciating skin condition
A dental nurse has revealed her battle with an excruciating skin condition that leaves her covered in rashes and ‘looking like a burns victim’.  Jasmine Clarke, from Edinburgh, said she is left in almost constant agony by the condition, which causes violent flare-ups, swelling, oozing and extreme dryness. The 28-year-old believes the condition was caused by Read More

Outrospectre VR system simulates an out of body experience

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Outrospectre VR system simulates an out of body experience
A device that simulates an out of body experience using virtual reality could be the  help people experience ‘death’ without dying, its creator claims. Outrospectre is designed to provide therapy for terminally ill patients in hospitals, by allowing them to live out the feeling of dying. By confronting their own mortality and becoming familiar with sensations Read More

Stay at home on Black Friday to avoid the measles outbreak

3 months ago adcity Comments Off on Stay at home on Black Friday to avoid the measles outbreak
Fears over the safety of the MMR jab have been blamed for a deadly measles outbreak in Leeds and Liverpool with up to 28 cases reported. Manchester has been placed on high alert to be hit next and there are growing concerns it will spread across the UK following the epidemic in Europe.  On November Read More