More medical news from BBC Health
Ice Bucket Challenge mum praises ALS 'breakthrough'
BBC Health : July 27, 2016, 10:29 am
Nancy Frates, whose son Pete has ALS, welcomes a research breakthrough, but says more donations are needed to find a "cure".
Owen Smith proposes wealth tax to boost NHS spending
BBC Health : July 27, 2016, 8:56 am
Leadership challenger Owen Smith sets out a series of policies to tackle inequality and says Labour should be "smashing the Conservatives".
Drug 'may slow' Alzheimer's brain death
BBC Health : July 27, 2016, 8:47 am
A drug appears to slow the death of the brain and preserve mental function in patients with Alzheimer's disease, a study shows.
Antibiotic resistance: 'Snot wars' study heralds new class of drugs
BBC Health : July 27, 2016, 4:06 am
A new class of antibiotics has been discovered by analysing the bacterial warfare taking place up people's noses, scientists report.
Hour's activity 'offsets sedentary day'
BBC Health : July 27, 2016, 3:37 am
An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.