Mum’s ‘silent killer’ diagnosis after suffering bloating and loss of appetite

A mum was diagnosed with what she calls a “silent killer” after experiencing bloating and loss of appetite. Christina Wilson, 71, noticed her bloating when she was trying to slim down for her son’s wedding but found herself getting “heavier”. Despite not feeling hungry, she also had small bladder leaks which she initially thought were … Read more

Ovarian cancer could soon be detected early thanks to simple urine test

The potentially deadly condition of ovarian cancer affects women over the age of 50, but the symptoms – such as bloating – are not always obvious. Now, new research by Professor Joseph Reiner and his colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University in the United States has shown promise for a urine-based test for ovarian cancer. Previous … Read more