Campaigners warn menopause symptoms go way beyond hot flushes and say women are often misdiagnosed 

Katie Taylor (pictured) says it took her four years to be diagnosed with menopause after being sent to a heart specialist and orthopaedic specialist due to her aching bones

The 34 menopause warning signs that GPs must recognise: Campaigners warn that symptoms go way beyond sleeping issues and hot flushes and say women are often misdiagnosed Hot flushes, low mood and difficulty sleeping are common side effects But there are more than 30 that could indicate oestrogen levels are dropping  Mandatory menopause training could … Read more

Lewis Hamilton takes swipe at Mercedes team after they left strategic decision to him in Miami GP

Lewis Hamilton's disappointing season continued as he finished sixth in the Miami Grand Prix

‘That’s what YOUR job is’: Lewis Hamilton takes a swipe at his Mercedes team after they left tyre choice up to him in Miami Grand Prix… as seven-time world champion’s frustrating season continues with sixth-placed finish Lewis Hamilton finished sixth in the inaugural Miami Grand Prix on Sunday His Mercedes race engineer left an important strategic … Read more

Back garden astronomers contribute to real world science, including finding asteroids

Much like YouTube turned a generation of watchers into creators, new advances in telescope technology are allowing the amateur sky watchers to make real, meaningful contributions to science

Much like YouTube turned a generation of watchers into creators, new advances in telescope technology are allowing amateur sky watchers to make real, meaningful contributions to science. Astrophotography isn’t easy. It requires an understanding of stellar coordinates, when different objects will be visible, the ability to stay up late, and patience. One firm, Unistellar, has … Read more

A student was horrified when heartburn from boozing too much was actually cancer

She she developed a 'choking' cough last April and sickness soon after, but a GP just put this down to the amount of alcohol she was drinking and prescribed her stomach-lining tablets

A uni student was horrified to discover her heartburn that doctors told her was from boozing too much was actually ‘incurable’ cancer. Georgia Ford, 20, from Stroud, Gloucestershire, said she developed a ‘choking’ cough last April and sickness soon after, but a GP just put this down to the amount of alcohol she was drinking … Read more

Health chiefs are now probing whether DOGS are to blame for mysterious hepatitis outbreak

The World Health Organization said earlier this week that nearly 300 cases had been detected globally. One death has been confirmed while four are under investigation. But none of these are in the UK

Pet dogs are being probed as a potential cause of a mysterious hepatitis outbreak striking children across the world. Health chiefs claim a ‘high’ number of the sickened children, who are aged 10 and under, come from families which own dogs or have had ‘dog exposures’.  The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), tasked with hunting … Read more

MARTIN SAMUEL: Lifting Manchester City off the floor will be Pep Guardiola’s biggest career test

Pep Guardiola faces the toughest challenge of his career in lifting Manchester City off the floor

One or two days to recover, said Pep Guardiola. It seemed very optimistic, after such an ordeal.  Guardiola must hope his team can pick themselves up to go again, but in reality he faces arguably the biggest challenge of his managerial career galvanising Manchester City for Sunday. Newcastle are the opposition. A test, on current … Read more

Reality TV bombards viewers with junk food in up to 90% of episodes, study finds

Researchers at Nottingham Trent University, who watched hundreds of episodes of reality TV, found 88 per cent of programmes showed junk food at an average rate of once every eight minutes. Pictured: Kim Kardashian eating chips on Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Reality TV has been accused of promoting unrealistic body images and causing restrictive eating disorders in recent years. But new analysis suggests shows like Love Island and Keeping Up with the Kardashians may also be playing a role in obesity.  Junk food was shown in nearly 90 per cent of the hundreds of reality TV episodes … Read more

We’re NOT ditching the Three Lions: FA chiefs deny claims they want to axe anthem

David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and Lighting Seeds perform their song Three Lions at a special gig for England fans ahead of the Euro 2020 final

The FA today rubbished reports that is set to drop the iconic ‘Three Lions’ anthem as the England football team’s official World Cup song amid fears it could be seen as arrogant by other countries. It was reported last night that association chiefs were reviewing other options which would see choruses of Baddiel and Skinner’s ‘Football’s Coming … Read more

Mo Salah admits his target at the start of the season was 40 goals and says he’d rather play Madrid

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah sets individual and collective targets at the start of each season

Mo Salah admits his target at the start of the season was 40 goals and says he’d rather play Real Madrid in the Champions League final than Man City… as Liverpool star opens up to BT Sport in a revealing post-match interview Liverpool star Mohamed Salah sets individual and collective targets each season He set himself … Read more