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‘COMIC RELIEF GAVE ME TB.’ And More Horror Stories

by | 1st, July 2007

mail.jpgEVERY 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…


How morning sickness can ‘cut women’s risk of breast cancer’ – Scientists at University of Buffalo, New York State, study women and discover the lucky ones may get less breast cancer

“Are you part of the great middle class crime wave?” – Tes. And soon I hope to get really good at it and become upper class

“Killer virus threatens disaster for seals” – Phocine distemper saves fish stocks

“Long hours ‘can bring an early menopause’” – Say doctors at Versailles University


“Tooth whitening kits can be bad for your health” – Try not to swallow the bleach

“Mass migration is radically changing the character of our nation. So why has it taken a wet cleric to point out the truth both the craven Tories and Labour dare not face?” – Max Hastings hears former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey preach tolerance and love by saying “I hope he [Gordon Brown] will impose stricter controls on those entering the United Kingdom”. Poles move in mysterious ways…

“Exhausted jet pilots ‘are putting passengers at risk’” – So says British Airline Pilots’ Association

“July 4 1916, the most hellish day I ever knew” – Discovery of Somme survivor’s diary coincides with Gordon Brown’s appointment

“COMIC RELIEF GAVE ME TB. TV presenter Nick Knowles put his exhaustion down to middle age. In fact, he’d picked up TB on a charity trip – and joined the growing number of Britons unwittingly carrying this silent and deadly disease”

14 – “The percentage of people who suffer from hearing loss
13.1 – “The average number of years people wait to be diagnosed of celiac disease

“MY BODY TRIED TO KILL MY BABY” – A mum writes of her “natural killer (NK) cells


“Blair must hope that the God to whom he claim he is only really answerable will judge him more kindly than British history” – Max Hastings writes British history


“Can napping sap a child’s skills” – University of Southern Mississippi researchers say sleeping in the afternoon can impair a child’s mental development. Those stupid Spaniardzzz…


“How obesity could leave 2.5m with dementia” – So says Professor Clive Ballard of the Alzheimer’s Society

“Plague alert over the self-cloning crayfish” – The marbled crayfish will do for us all. Get out of the water!

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