Lynch mob bay for blood of Delhi gang rapists: Streets in lockdown as three appear in court over bus attack that damaged girl so badly she lost her…

Lynch mob bay for blood of Delhi gang rapists: Streets in lockdown as three appear in court over bus attack that damaged girl so badly she lost her intestines Hundreds of protesters called for the death penalty for the three suspects Ram Singh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma appeared in court yesterdaySharma tells court they should be 'hanged' for the 'heinous crime' Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appeals for calm after week of protest 23-year-old victim still in critical condition eight days after brutal attack | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 24 December 2012 A 'lynch mob' called for the death penalty against three men accused of raping a woman for more than an hour before throwing her from a moving bus were brought to court. Roads and railways have been closed in New Delhi today as police try to regain control after days of protest and pitched battles between police and demonstrators. Today, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed for calm and vowed to get justice for the 'monstrous crime'.

Amoxicillin: Widely prescribed antibiotic is useless at treating coughs and may be harmful

Widely prescribed antibiotic amoxicillin is useless at treating coughs and may be harmful | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 18 December 2012 Amoxicillin does nothing to help treat coughs and could be harmful if used when it is not needed, researchers claim Commonly prescribed antibiotic amoxicillin does nothing to help treat coughs and could be harmful if used when it is not needed, warn experts.

Patients" lives in danger due to desperate staff shortages at privately-run out of hours GP services

VERY URGENT, PLEASE HELP! Texts reveal the desperate staff shortages at privately-run out-of-hours GP services putting patients' lives in danger Doctors claim that Harmoni, the largest private provider of urgent care services in England, is so short-staffed that it is regularly unsafeInvestigation uncovered desperate texts, begging staff to come to work Company also alleged to have manipulated its performance data, masking delays in seeing patients and other missed targetsAnd fears that a seven-week old baby may have died due to desperate staff shortages and protocols not being followed | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 18 December 2012 Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed.

Seriously ill baby forced to wait for 12 hours in A&E because no suitable bed was available in all of Britain

Seriously ill baby forced to wait for 12 hours in A&E because no suitable bed was available in all of Britain Staff rang 29 units but all 320 beds were already occupied by sick childrenA bed was eventually found nearly 100 miles away in Sheffield Case emerged as specialists warned of shortage of beds for children | UPDATED: 22:29 GMT, 15 December 2012 A seriously ill baby was forced to wait in an Accident and Emergency ward for more than 12 hours because there were no suitable beds available anywhere in the UK. The shocking case emerged as specialists yesterday warned the Department of Health about a national shortage of intensive care beds for children this winter.

Want to avoid flu? Stop touching your face!

Want to avoid flu Stop touching your face! Many opportunities to in between hand-washing sessions to re-contaminate our hands, warn expertsKeeping your hands away from your nose and mouth could give you extra protection against viruses | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 30 November 2012 Scroll down for video With winter upon us offices across Britain are full of coughing and spluttering workers. But those who are determined to avoid picking up a nasty virus should take note – washing your hands regularly is not enough to keep yourself germ free. Researchers have found that we 'inoculate' ourselves with bacteria and viruses by touching our mouths and noses with our hands after brushing contaminated surfaces

Why a breakfast of grapefruit and marmalade on toast could be lethal for people taking medication

Why a breakfast of grapefruit and marmalade on toast could be lethal for people taking medication Both grapefruit and Seville oranges contain chemicals that can interact with certain drugs such as statins and antidepressants Adverse effects can include acute kidney failure, respiratory failure, internal bleeding and sudden death | UPDATED: 21:55 GMT, 26 November 2012 Grapefruit contains chemicals that can interact with certain drugs, making them more potent Doctors are warning about serious health problems caused by mixing medicines and grapefruit.