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Aspirin offers fresh hope to patients with head cancer

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Taking painkillers was shown to triple survival rates (Image: getty) Researchers studied the tumours of 75 patients who carried mutated versions of the PIK3CA gene. Those who regularly used NSAIDs for at least six months had “markedly prolonged” survival rates ...

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Tess Daly: Strictly ‘high’ robs me of sleep

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IF TESS DALY has ever had a moment to be truly grateful for the stress of working on live television, it was while filming one of the early episodes of last year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing. “I had a sickness ...

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Rare illness: Sisters are doing it for each other

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DEVOTED SISTER: Jessica is like a little mother to Nicole (Image: Katielee Arrowsmith/ SWNS) LIKE many sisters, Nicole and Jessica Rich are inseparable but there is a unique bond that unites these extraordinary siblings. Both girls suffer from a debilitating ...

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Is a myth putting us off the flu jab?

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STARVING a fever and the belief that flu jabs give people flu are among the most common sickness myths, according to research. A poll of 2,000 adults found 20 per cent of the population fear catching flu after the annual ...

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