Category: Health

Buying Viagra: What you should know

Image copyright Getty Images Men can now buy the impotence pill Viagra Connect without a prescription at some UK pharmacies. Health experts hope it will mean more men get help for erectile dysfunction –...

Woman dies after having bee-sting therapy

Image copyright Science Photo LibraryImage caption Apitherapy is the use of substances from honeybees to treat medical conditions A woman has died after undergoing bee-sting therapy, a form of treatment backed by Gwyneth Paltrow....

Origin of ‘six-inch mummy’ confirmed

Image copyright Emery SmithImage caption The genome study uncovers possible reasons for the skeleton’s unusual features Tests on a six-inch-long mummified skeleton from Chile confirm that it represents the remains of a newborn with...

Muffin sugar measured out in teaspoons

Some blueberry muffins sold by cafes and supermarkets contain more than the recommended daily intake of sugar for adults, according to analysis by Action on Sugar and the Obesity Health Alliance. Kawther Hashem from...

Wales A&E performance worst on record

Image caption The emergency unit at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff had its busiest February on record The proportion of patients spending less than the four hours target time in hospital A&E departments...