Acne pill banned in parts of Europe linked to deaths of seven British women over three years Charlotte Porter, 17, died in March 2010 of a deep-vein thrombosis after taking Dianette for acneDianette is known to increase the risk of blood clots and vein blockages /11/23/article-2237250-162CB5D7000005DC-558_634x381.jpg” width=”634″ height=”381″ alt=”Dianette: Women taking a contraceptive pill are more likely to develop blood clots” class=”blkBorder” /> Dianette: Women taking a contraceptive pill are more likely to develop blood clots But an inquest was told that Charlotte, from Allington, near Maidstone, Kent, may have already had an undiagnosed blood clot before it was prescribed. Charity shop worker Helen Schofield, 33, died of a blood clot three weeks after starting to take Dianette in 2008. The coroner said there was a ‘pronounced link’ between the drug and her death
David Cameron reveals battle to stop his sweet-toothed children from drinking 'excessive' amounts of Coca-ColaPrime Minister challenged over high levels of sugar in junk foodLabour MP Keith Vaz warns of obesity epidemic By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 16:29 GMT, 16 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:05 GMT, 17 January 2013 It is a problem which will be familiar to many parents: how to curb junk food. Today David Cameron lifted the lid on his own battle to stop his three children drinking too many fizzy drinks
Speaker's plans to end booze culture in Westminster scrapped after staff claim they will pay for antics of drunk MPsJohn Bercow unveiled plans after MP Eric Joyce assaulted colleagues in Commons barStaff say they will be penalised because MPs will not suffer same restrictionsBan replaced by a voluntary code for drinking at Westminster | UPDATED: 22:37 GMT, 29 December 2012 John Bercow’s attempt to call time on Westminster’s hard-drinking culture was in tatters last night after plans for a total ‘no-alcohol’ policy for Commons staff were ditched. The Speaker has taken action to curb excessive drinking at the Commons after Labour MP Eric Joyce assaulted colleagues in a Westminster bar
The real-life sleeping beauty, 17, who has illness which makes her belt out songs while snoozing for 12 DAYS at a timeShannon Magee has rare neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin SyndromeSuffers bizarre episodes where she will sleepwalk naked and gorge sweetsHas slept through Christmases, skiing holidays and even her GCSE examsLikens illness, dubbed Sleeping Beauty syndrome, to 'being awake in coma' | UPDATED: 13:28 GMT, 27 December 2012 'Like being awake in a coma': Teenager Shannon Magee suffers from a rare disorder which makes her sleep for nearly a fortnight at a time A teenager has been dubbed a real-life 'Sleeping Beauty' after being struck down by a medical condition which makes her nod off for almost 12 days at a time.
Corrections and clarifications UPDATED: 01:57 GMT, 23 December 2012 If you wish to point out any inaccuracy, please write to Readers’ Editor, The Mail on Sunday, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TS or email [email protected] ……………………………………………………………………………………….. A news story on December 9 said John Baron MP believed further cuts to the Army’s size are inevitable