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by | 10th, February 2007

EVERY day of every week the Mail thinks up imaginative ways to remind you that life is cruel and you are going to experience pain and die.

And if it can’t think any up, it looks at the latest scientific research.

Here is a selection of things that will kill you and yours from last week’s paper of doom…


“Are some youngsters simply born to be bad?” – Researchers at University of Virginia say they might be

“Did complacency let the bird flu in?” – Or did it fly in?

“THE DEATH OF OPPORTUNITY (How Labour’s obsession with equality and rights culture has betrayed those who aspire to climb the social ladder)” – Baroness Melanie Phillips speaks up

“The motorists on collision course with skin cancer” – St Louis University School of Medicine warns driver about driving in sunlight hours


“Why the lady ladybird is running short of lovers” – A bacteria in the rampant female kills the men

“Why feeling lonely can raise risk of Alzheimer’s’ – Rush Medical Center in Chicago investigates


“The generation giving up fun to buy a home” – But what about binge drinking?

The numbers:
60,000 – The number of hip fractures every year in the UK
48 – The percentage of men who say they’re more stressed now than they were five years ago

“DYING FOR A GLASS OF WATER – When Paul went into hospital for tests, staff failed to check one thing: that he drank enough. It triggered a catastrophic collapse than ended in death. So how many other patients are at risk from dehydration?” – 345?

“CANCER: WHAT ARE YOUR CHANCES? We’re world leaders in research into cancer – but as this special investigation shows, we are far more likely to die of it than most other Europeans” – Maybe that’s why we’re world leaders in cancer research?

“Why you should never trust new wonder drugs”


“Maternity unit closures ‘could lead to deaths’” –


“MUM, I CAN’T FORGIVE YOU. When her 16-year marriage ended, Lynn found happiness in the arms of a woman. Here, she and her daughter reveal how the affair has caused a family rift which may never be healed”

“WITNESS TO MURDER. It started as an innocent family trip to a museum – then tiny Joseph saw his jealous father murder his mother and leap to his death. How will the mental scars ever heal?”

“Wrap up for the great white-out. The chilling satellite photo that shows what could be the worst snow storm for ten years to hit Britain. So how will Nature, fooled into an early spring, cope?” – It will turn up the central heating?

“Alzheimer’s link to a diet high in bad fats” – Bad fats! Naughty fats!


“Screening delay ‘raises cancer risk’” – Routine smear tests for cervical cancer for women aged between 20 and 24 were cancelled in 2004

“Oh my God! Fergie in fishnets. How long before the wreckers who’ve killed off the Lords turn their guns on the monarchy?” – Tom Utley asks

“National Hypocrisy Service. Why should we have faith in the Health Service when doctors, MPS and unions all choose private care?” – Umm… Because we’re poor and have no choice?

“Call centre boss could die when a telephone rings”

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