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People care more about POT HOLES than heart failure – despite disease killing as many as dementia

Lancaster University researchers studied more than 2billion words from books and parliamentary speeches. They found that potholes were mentioned 37 times more often than 'heart failure'.

The common mistakes that mean trendy batch-cooking can leave you with an upset tummy

PETER KNIGHT: Within four hours of devouring a second helping of my home-cooked Ottolenghi recipe for tuna and cheese pasta bake, my creation was rapidly evacuating my body.

Are women’s lives at risk from drugs tested by men?

Hormone fluctuations throughout adulthood have also been cited historically as a reason for excluding women, as scientists argue this makes women more difficult to study.

Brave youngsters whose lives were saved by a hi-tech heart in a box

These four youngsters are alive today largely thanks to ground-breaking technology - the 'heart in a box', or the organ care system - which allowed them to undergo life-saving heart transplants.

Experts warn that monkeypox is mutating at 12 times the expected rate

The current strain of the monkeypox virus circulating around the world is mutating at a pace faster than expected.

Gut health guru Dr MEGAN ROSSI on strategies to think about when dealing with constipation

Dr MEGAN ROSSI: It's a problem that affects millions of us which can be really debilitating - and it's one of the most common reasons people see their GP.

Sajid Javid announces ‘once in a lifetime reform’ to protect autistic people

The Government's draft Mental Health bill proposes people can no longer be detained under the Mental Health Act purely because they have autism or learning difficulties.

Researchers say switching between healthy and unhealthy foods increases the risk of diabetes

Constant change between a low-calorie and high-calorie diet can increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, a new study finds.

NHS medical students are now training on HOLOGRAMS to practice treating anaphylaxis and pneumonia 

Students, doctors, nurses at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge are the first in the world to don virtual reality headsets and learn with life-like hologram 3D patients.

Doctors want a 30 PER CENT pay rise amid threat of NHS strikes

Members of the British Medical Association have asked their union to lobby ministers for a massive pay hike over the next five years. They voted in favour of the motion at an annual conference today.