The image was first posted by Dr Oktay Ozman of the Cerrahpa?a Medical Faculty in Istanbul. His patient had complained of pain in his pelvis, which turned out to be a 4cm by 4cm spiky bladder stone.
TOKYO (Reuters) - With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 months, propelled by higher ta
Up to 90 per cent of temporary staff are thought to be using the ruse. They would only pay corporation tax of 21 per cent, rather 45 per cent. Locum rates are up to £160 an hour.
Republicans are running up against a surge of activism as well as the impossibility of achieving a better and cheaper plan that covers everyone.
When EpiPen prices soared to $600 for two, a Maine doctor designed a device that duplicates its lifesaving function for next to nothing.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche is starting a second late-stage trial of investigational Alzheimer's drug crenezumab that it is developing with Swiss biotech AC Immune, shrugging off failures of similar dru
(Reuters) - A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook a wide swathe of eastern and northeastern Japan on Tuesday, including the capital Tokyo where buildings swayed, but no tsunami warning was issued and there
The nightshade family - which includes tomatoes, eggplants, potatoes and goji berries - contain alkaloids, which are suspected of causing inflammation. Two Sydney experts give their verdict
OSLO (Reuters) - The Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean became the first nation on Tuesday to ratify a 2016 accord to cut the use of powerful factory-made greenhouse gases, saying the survival of t
(Reuters) - The world's top agricultural traders and biotechnology firms are finding novel ways to make fish oil substitutes from grains and algae as they seek to cash in on consumer health fads that
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The local chamber of commerce is usually a reliable ally in battles against regulation. But when it comes to smoking rules, many business groups have decided they would rather swi
KABUL (Reuters) - A growing population is straining water supplies in Afghanistan's capital, forcing those who can afford it to dig unregulated wells ever deeper to tap a falling water table.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The chance of an El Nino in 2017 has increased in the last two weeks, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said on Tuesday, indicating a 50 percent chance the weather event re
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There’s no better time than the winter for a warm tropical getaway, and there’s no better destination than the Caribbean islands. Home to some of the most unique and inspiring scenery this
Researchers, who are about to start a clinical trial at Mount Sinai Medical Center in the U.S., say that it reduces long-term, potentially fatal damage to the heart and enhances the effects of medic
Though it was diagnosed in 2015, Caroline Wyatt has lived with MS for 25 years. Convinced she had nothing to lose, she set off to Mexico to get stem cell therapy - with shocking results.
Nearly 4,000 women a year have their ovaries removed as a precaution. Mutated BRCA1 gene raises risk of ovarian cancer from 1.3 to 39 per cent. Angelina Jolie had her ovaries removed.
There were 23,000 allegations of abuse by care workers in people's homes between 2013 and 2016.
Amely Hoffmann, 55, from Germany, had blood pressure so high she was at risk of suffering a stroke at any time. Her condition was resistant to drugs - so doctors used an innovative way to treat it.
Amanda Chamberlain from Kent consults Dr Martin Scurr about her son's ingrown nail, as he has been in constant pain for at least ten years. Is removing the nail the most thorough option?
REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is offering voluntary separation packages to all top-ranking officials in the province’s 12 health regions. There are currently 12 CEOs and about
There is no screening programme for the disease, so patients say it would be of "enormous benefit".
Kentucky, the land of bluegrass, bourbon, horse racing and coal mining that went for Trump this past election, has held up as an example of Obamacare’s success.
Two entrepreneurs in Middle America are about to launch a system globally that may change the way baby boomers care for their aging parents.
Dr Bryan Whitson at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center explains to Daily Mail Online why Bill Paxton's surgery was so risky.
Why women who are young, apparently healthy and often pregnant, suffer unexpected heart attacks.
The Good Housekeeping Institute have compiled a list logging the regularity required for different household chores - revealing the how’s and when’s to keep a spotless home.
I just completed my Week #5 Session #2 run on Friday and I feel good. I am looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead with the running time increasing and the walking time decreasing. The
In a recent interview, Angelina Jolie revealed that she and her kids have eaten bugs. Although a 'yuck factor' in the Western world, we tell you why bugs are actually good for you.
If pancakes are frequently on the menu, you may want ideas for healthier mixes and fillings. Dr Sian Porter of the British Dietetic Association reveals seven delicious, healthy options.
From juicing to gluten-free to vegetarian diets, doctors looked at many studies.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Asylum seekers crossing in the dead of night into Canada from the United States may face a new danger in coming weeks, as heavy snowpack melts in the flood-prone U.S. no
Chas Hodges, 73, one half of the English duo Chas & Dave, was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer last year. He is part of a rising trend, as cases are up by more than 40 per cent in 40 years.