Mum investigating if salmonella from pork scratchings caused heart failure

Mum-of-two Susan Williamson, 64, has instructed lawyers to investigate whether the salmonella she caught from a pack of pork scratchings was the cause of her heart failure at a County Durham hospital A mum-of-two has started legal action to find out if pork scratchings linked to a salmonella outbreak led to her heart failure. The […]

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Fast food addict who spent £10,000 a year on takeaways shows off 10st weight loss

Former fast food addict Carlie Lin, 37, from Balham in South London, confessed she used to spend thousands of pounds on takeaways each year A fast food addict who spent £800 a month on takeaways says she’s excited to flaunt her 10-stone weight loss on her first holiday in years. Carlie Lin, 37, from Balham […]

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Mum killed in horror crash during maternity leave ‘had whole life ahead of her’

Lauren Johnson, 33, was killed after a speeding Toyota Auris driven by an elderly man mounted the pavement and hit her, leaving her family devastated A mum-of-two on maternity leave was killed in a horrific smash with her “whole life ahead of her”, a court has been told. Lauren Johnson, 33, was killed after a […]

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is cost effective compared with surgical replacement for low-risk patients

An economic analysis of data from PARTNER 3, a randomized trial comparing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) in patients with severe aortic stenosis and low surgical risk, found that despite higher procedural costs, at 2-year follow-up, quality-adjusted life expectancy was greater and total costs were lower with TAVR; as […]