Sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, study finds

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Sudden cardiac arrest is associated with sexual activity far more often in men than women, research suggests. But sex is a rare trigger for sudden cardiac arrest. Only 34 out... Read More

Ebola 'super-spreaders' cause most cases

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The majority of cases in the world’s largest outbreak of Ebola were caused by a tiny handful of patients, research suggests. The analysis, published in Proceedings of the National Academy... Read More

Referral centres cause 'dangerous' NHS delays, BMA warns

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NHS patients face “dangerous” treatment delays due to a 10-fold increase in “crude, expensive” referral management centres, doctors have warned. The centres, sometimes run by private firms, vet GP referrals... Read More

Renee Zellweger: Tabloid news is cause for concern

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Actress Renee Zellweger has said the current appetite for tabloid news and gossip is “a cause for concern and attention”. The 47-year-old was recently the subject of headlines over her... Read More

IMF: EU exit could cause severe damage

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The UK’s exit from the European Union could cause “severe regional and global damage”, the International Monetary Fund has warned in its latest outlook. A so-called “Brexit” would disrupt established... Read More

Bobbi Brown cause of death revealed

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Whitney Houston’s daughter died as a result of immersion in water and drug intoxication, medical records show. Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, died at a hospice on 26 July, six months... Read More

Torrential downpours cause flooding

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Flooding in Kent and Sussex after torrential downpours 13 August 2015 From the section England Torrential rain and thunderstorms have caused disruption across south-east England with warnings about further flooding... Read More

Migration rules 'may cause NHS chaos'

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Migrant salary rules may cost NHS nurse jobs, union warns By Nick Triggle Health correspondent 22 June 2015 From the section Health Thousands of foreign nurses working in junior posts... Read More