Health

Why are we addicted to salted caramel

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Why are we addicted to salted caramel
Salted caramel was created in an obscure confectioner’s shop in Northern France more than three decades ago, but now it seems to be taking over the Western world. Food scientists say this is because its near-addictive mix of sugar, fat and salt flavours presses all of the craving ‘want-more’ buttons in our subconscious brains. It’s Read More

Ashford woman ‘cures’ acne with colloidal silver

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on Ashford woman ‘cures’ acne with colloidal silver
A woman has revealed she turned into a recluse after her doctor described her acne-ridden skin as the ‘worst case he had ever seen’. Charlotte Hall was so self-conscious about her appearance which became blemished from the age of 12 that she did not have a boyfriend until she was 24. Now 27, the after Read More

Watchdog NICE says vaginal mesh implants should be banned

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Controversial vaginal mesh implants should be banned, NICE says. The health watchdog recommends the ‘gold standard’ implants should not be routinely offered for treating organ prolapse but instead just used for research or after patients are made aware of the risks, according to the BBC’s flagshipVictoria Derbyshire show. One expert said it is highly likely the Read More

Breast cancer patient fears she can’t have children

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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  

9 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

9 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

9 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