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Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario found mice who are fed a normal diet for two days followed by 24 hours without food shed a substantial amount of weight in just six weeks.
Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario found mice who are fed a normal diet for two days followed by 24 hours without food shed a substantial amount of weight in just six weeks.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Labour's backing comes as MPs prepare to discuss the impact of mesh implants in a debate taking place in Westminster Hall, London, at 9.30am today. Labour is calling for the procedure to be stopped immediately.
Labour's backing comes as MPs prepare to discuss the impact of mesh implants in a debate taking place in Westminster Hall, London, at 9.30am today. Labour is calling for the procedure to be stopped immediately.
Posted: 18-10-2017
British TV presenter Davina McCall once tweeted about discovering greys 'down there' Ageing and genetics are key causes but lifestyle factors can speed up process, says an expert.
British TV presenter Davina McCall once tweeted about discovering greys 'down there' Ageing and genetics are key causes but lifestyle factors can speed up process, says an expert.
Posted: 18-10-2017
A person's consciousness continues to work after the body has died, a study from New York University Langone School of Medicine finds. The findings echo the new Hollywood film Flatliners.
A person's consciousness continues to work after the body has died, a study from New York University Langone School of Medicine finds. The findings echo the new Hollywood film Flatliners.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, and Dana James, a functional medicine nutritionist, in NYC offer eight tips to curb carb cravings including making sure to eat breakfast every single day.
Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, and Dana James, a functional medicine nutritionist, in NYC offer eight tips to curb carb cravings including making sure to eat breakfast every single day.
Posted: 18-10-2017
The cleft palate charity Kylie Jenner partners with sent out letters saying that children with the condition live out nightmares everyday and comparing them to children in Halloween costumes.
The cleft palate charity Kylie Jenner partners with sent out letters saying that children with the condition live out nightmares everyday and comparing them to children in Halloween costumes.
Posted: 18-10-2017
The two trusts introducing the tests, East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Groups, are trying to save £68 million this year.
The two trusts introducing the tests, East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Groups, are trying to save £68 million this year.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Continuous use is the '21st century way to take the pill', according to Professor John Guillebaud from University College London. It may also reduce emergency contraception use.
Continuous use is the '21st century way to take the pill', according to Professor John Guillebaud from University College London. It may also reduce emergency contraception use.
Posted: 18-10-2017
University College London researchers warn cuddles are in threat of being forgotten about, as humans interact digitally more. The findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports.
University College London researchers warn cuddles are in threat of being forgotten about, as humans interact digitally more. The findings were published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Opioid overdose deaths have fallen 6.5 percent in Colorado in the last two years, since stores there were able to start legally selling recreational marijuana, according to a new study.
Opioid overdose deaths have fallen 6.5 percent in Colorado in the last two years, since stores there were able to start legally selling recreational marijuana, according to a new study.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Researchers at Pitzer College screened 3,715 highly-intelligent people for mental illness. They found they had double the rate of mental illness and a higher risk of asthma and allergies than others.
Researchers at Pitzer College screened 3,715 highly-intelligent people for mental illness. They found they had double the rate of mental illness and a higher risk of asthma and allergies than others.
Posted: 18-10-2017
EXCLUSIVE: Tests on 23 beverages revealed the blackcurrant-flavoured drink to be one of the worst offenders for acidity. Ribena Light scored between 2.5-3.5 on the pH chart.
EXCLUSIVE: Tests on 23 beverages revealed the blackcurrant-flavoured drink to be one of the worst offenders for acidity. Ribena Light scored between 2.5-3.5 on the pH chart.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found compounds in cruciferous vegetables and the herbal drink 'turn off' cancerous genes that influence tumor treatment response.
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham found compounds in cruciferous vegetables and the herbal drink 'turn off' cancerous genes that influence tumor treatment response.
Posted: 18-10-2017
In a frantic drive to plug the growing shortage of doctors, the Royal College of GPs has released a guide to encourage those trained abroad to make the 'overwhelming' move.
In a frantic drive to plug the growing shortage of doctors, the Royal College of GPs has released a guide to encourage those trained abroad to make the 'overwhelming' move.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Scientists at Oxford University have found that dyslexics have an unusual pattern of cells in their eyes which makes letters appear back to front.
Scientists at Oxford University have found that dyslexics have an unusual pattern of cells in their eyes which makes letters appear back to front.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Dr Sarah Wollaston, health committee chairman, said the Government 'cannot allow' the scandal-hit procedure to continue to be offered to women for problems after childbirth.
Dr Sarah Wollaston, health committee chairman, said the Government 'cannot allow' the scandal-hit procedure to continue to be offered to women for problems after childbirth.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark found the jabs are only associated with coeliac disease, which may be due to undiagnosed case being picked up during vaccination.
Researchers from the Statens Serum Institut in Denmark found the jabs are only associated with coeliac disease, which may be due to undiagnosed case being picked up during vaccination.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Women at risk of depression while pregnant or after giving birth could benefit from increasing their intake of probiotics during pregnancy, according to a New Zealand study.
Women at risk of depression while pregnant or after giving birth could benefit from increasing their intake of probiotics during pregnancy, according to a New Zealand study.
Posted: 18-10-2017
London-based registered nutritionist Rob Hobson believes many are putting their health at risk by avoiding milk in favour of non-fortified dairy-free alternatives. Such people should eat fish and eggs.
London-based registered nutritionist Rob Hobson believes many are putting their health at risk by avoiding milk in favour of non-fortified dairy-free alternatives. Such people should eat fish and eggs.
Posted: 18-10-2017
The more migraine headaches someone gets, the more intense their anxiety and depression are likely to be, according to the findings of a new Taiwanese study of 588 migraine sufferers.
The more migraine headaches someone gets, the more intense their anxiety and depression are likely to be, according to the findings of a new Taiwanese study of 588 migraine sufferers.
Posted: 18-10-2017
The Strictly star has taken to social media to reveal how she stays in such great shape. Karen is a fan of planks, push ups, mountain climbers, resistance bands and skipping.
The Strictly star has taken to social media to reveal how she stays in such great shape. Karen is a fan of planks, push ups, mountain climbers, resistance bands and skipping.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Researchers from the University of Florida found men were more likely to get oral HPV than women. Actor Michael Douglas said in 2013 that he got throat cancer from performing oral sex on his wife.
Researchers from the University of Florida found men were more likely to get oral HPV than women. Actor Michael Douglas said in 2013 that he got throat cancer from performing oral sex on his wife.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Australian Instagram star Ashy Bines, from the Gold Coast, has shared the secrets to her diet by revealing what her typical day on a plate looks like.
Australian Instagram star Ashy Bines, from the Gold Coast, has shared the secrets to her diet by revealing what her typical day on a plate looks like.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Growing demand is leaving the NHS struggling to serve patients, with Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust in Bedfordshire the only service to have achieved its goals.
Growing demand is leaving the NHS struggling to serve patients, with Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust in Bedfordshire the only service to have achieved its goals.
Posted: 18-10-2017
The motorised mouth guard created by Venice-based company Unico is expected to be delivered in February 2018 and it will ship anywhere in the world.
The motorised mouth guard created by Venice-based company Unico is expected to be delivered in February 2018 and it will ship anywhere in the world.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Patients who smoke will be breathalysed to check they have given up before being referred for an operation at East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Patients who smoke will be breathalysed to check they have given up before being referred for an operation at East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Posted: 18-10-2017
NHS physician Dr Preethi Daniel says the most commonly-asked question from patients is about toilets. Her words come amid a hepatitis A outbreak in California linked to public toilets.
NHS physician Dr Preethi Daniel says the most commonly-asked question from patients is about toilets. Her words come amid a hepatitis A outbreak in California linked to public toilets.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Relatives should urge older loves ones to walk to the shops with their bags, says an Oxford professor. He called on pensioners to 'understand their role' in avoiding being a burden to the NHS by staying fit.
Relatives should urge older loves ones to walk to the shops with their bags, says an Oxford professor. He called on pensioners to 'understand their role' in avoiding being a burden to the NHS by staying fit.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Leicester Diabetes Centre experts found semaglutide helped 71 per cent of patients shed pounds - it is believed this is the first type 2 diabetes pill to instigate weight loss. It also halts the condition.
Leicester Diabetes Centre experts found semaglutide helped 71 per cent of patients shed pounds - it is believed this is the first type 2 diabetes pill to instigate weight loss. It also halts the condition.
Posted: 18-10-2017
These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything, written by a Nebraska doctor.
These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything, written by a Nebraska doctor.
Posted: 18-10-2017
A new study published by Pediatric Allergy and Immunology has found that obesity worsens asthma symptoms for children.
A new study published by Pediatric Allergy and Immunology has found that obesity worsens asthma symptoms for children.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Leading Australian dietitian Melanie McGrice reveals the high-risk foods that can harm mothers-to-be and their unborn babies.
Leading Australian dietitian Melanie McGrice reveals the high-risk foods that can harm mothers-to-be and their unborn babies.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, a professor at the University of Connecticut, led a team developing an online calculator to assess a person's 'healthy life expectancy'. Try it here.
Jeyaraj Vadiveloo, a professor at the University of Connecticut, led a team developing an online calculator to assess a person's 'healthy life expectancy'. Try it here.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Parents who get tipsy in front of their children are having a negative impact on family life, according to a report. They are inclined to cause arguments, be less sensitive and disrupt bedtime routines.
Parents who get tipsy in front of their children are having a negative impact on family life, according to a report. They are inclined to cause arguments, be less sensitive and disrupt bedtime routines.
Posted: 18-10-2017
This new research by Brigham Young University suggests there is still much we do not know about how different properties of the drug impact the brain.
This new research by Brigham Young University suggests there is still much we do not know about how different properties of the drug impact the brain.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Joshua Hoefer (left), 27, of California, experienced a fatal asthma attack as a result of the wildfires last week. He is pictured here with his five-year-old son, Nathan.
Joshua Hoefer (left), 27, of California, experienced a fatal asthma attack as a result of the wildfires last week. He is pictured here with his five-year-old son, Nathan.
Posted: 18-10-2017
Researchers in Chicago assessed workouts over 25 years and made the surprising discovery that very active white men are 86 percent more likely to experience a buildup of plaque in the arteries.
Researchers in Chicago assessed workouts over 25 years and made the surprising discovery that very active white men are 86 percent more likely to experience a buildup of plaque in the arteries.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Gabriel Gomes, from Brazil, suffers from gigantism, caused by a tumour of the pituitary gland. A documentary called Body Bizarre, airing on Thursday, follows the boy's journey.
Gabriel Gomes, from Brazil, suffers from gigantism, caused by a tumour of the pituitary gland. A documentary called Body Bizarre, airing on Thursday, follows the boy's journey.
Posted: 17-10-2017
While the Vietnam war claimed 58,200 lives in 19 years and six months, opioids killed 64,070 Americans in 2016 alone, a new report by the Police Executive Research Forum explains.
While the Vietnam war claimed 58,200 lives in 19 years and six months, opioids killed 64,070 Americans in 2016 alone, a new report by the Police Executive Research Forum explains.
Posted: 17-10-2017
The findings confirm suspicions that the condition – suffered by David Beckham – is genetic, found a study by The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the US.
The findings confirm suspicions that the condition – suffered by David Beckham – is genetic, found a study by The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the US.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Pregnant women who get less than 6.25 hours of sleep are significantly more likely to develop a form of pregnancy-related diabetes, a new study from the University of Illinois, Chicago finds.
Pregnant women who get less than 6.25 hours of sleep are significantly more likely to develop a form of pregnancy-related diabetes, a new study from the University of Illinois, Chicago finds.
Posted: 17-10-2017
One-week-old Anick and Destin were born in a remote village in the DR of Congo. The girls were joined at the abdomen and share some internal organs. They will return home in 3 weeks.
One-week-old Anick and Destin were born in a remote village in the DR of Congo. The girls were joined at the abdomen and share some internal organs. They will return home in 3 weeks.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Figures suggest four boys are diagnosed with autism to every one girl. Experts at the University of Iowa found male mice with a genetic cause show signs of being on the spectrum - but females didn't.
Figures suggest four boys are diagnosed with autism to every one girl. Experts at the University of Iowa found male mice with a genetic cause show signs of being on the spectrum - but females didn't.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Ronald Evans and his team at Salk Institute in San Diego, California, developed a drug that could burn fat and build muscle without working out. They tested the new drug on mice.
Ronald Evans and his team at Salk Institute in San Diego, California, developed a drug that could burn fat and build muscle without working out. They tested the new drug on mice.
Posted: 17-10-2017
A study from the University of Iowa found that when worms were taught to sniff danger it protected neurons. This could lead to non-pharmaceutical treatment for dementia and Huntington's disease.
A study from the University of Iowa found that when worms were taught to sniff danger it protected neurons. This could lead to non-pharmaceutical treatment for dementia and Huntington's disease.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Wyatt Shaw, seven, fell into a deep sleep for 11 days after his uncle's wedding in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Doctors thought he had a brain infection but tests came out negative. Seizure medication woke him up.
Wyatt Shaw, seven, fell into a deep sleep for 11 days after his uncle's wedding in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Doctors thought he had a brain infection but tests came out negative. Seizure medication woke him up.
Posted: 17-10-2017
James Green, from New York, credits the gadget, which can cost in excess of £1,500, for spotting a life-threatening blood clot in his lungs. His timepiece notified him of a sudden rise in his heart rate.
James Green, from New York, credits the gadget, which can cost in excess of £1,500, for spotting a life-threatening blood clot in his lungs. His timepiece notified him of a sudden rise in his heart rate.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Researchers from Sanquin Research in Leiden, the Netherlands, found the most common cause of such deaths is transfusion-related acute lung injury. Women are unaffected by these transfusions.
Researchers from Sanquin Research in Leiden, the Netherlands, found the most common cause of such deaths is transfusion-related acute lung injury. Women are unaffected by these transfusions.
Posted: 17-10-2017
It’s more than 40 years since women first started to complain that a surgical mesh sling designed to treat post-childbirth damage was causing excruciating pain.
It’s more than 40 years since women first started to complain that a surgical mesh sling designed to treat post-childbirth damage was causing excruciating pain.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Researchers from the Third Military Medical University in Chongqing, China, found getting more than nine hours shut eye reduces the stability of sperm's DNA by 40% by hindering testosterone.
Researchers from the Third Military Medical University in Chongqing, China, found getting more than nine hours shut eye reduces the stability of sperm's DNA by 40% by hindering testosterone.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Meryl Streep reportedly refuses to touch her face as part of her beauty regime, says to journalist Fi Glover. Touching your face can spread bacteria and cause disease, doctors claim.
Meryl Streep reportedly refuses to touch her face as part of her beauty regime, says to journalist Fi Glover. Touching your face can spread bacteria and cause disease, doctors claim.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Suman Kumari, 17, from a slum in Delhi, has seen her face slowly become disfigured - but doctors are baffled as to why it has happened. Her swollen face has caused her problems chewing.
Suman Kumari, 17, from a slum in Delhi, has seen her face slowly become disfigured - but doctors are baffled as to why it has happened. Her swollen face has caused her problems chewing.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Kelly King, 23, from Greenville, Michigan, decided to get the implant removed just a year after it was placed in her arm due to the severe side effects she endured. It made her feel 'crazy', she said.
Kelly King, 23, from Greenville, Michigan, decided to get the implant removed just a year after it was placed in her arm due to the severe side effects she endured. It made her feel 'crazy', she said.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Researchers from Brigham Young University found only female mice's guts are affected by stress, which is concerning considering women are more at-risk of depression and anxiety, which is linked to stress.
Researchers from Brigham Young University found only female mice's guts are affected by stress, which is concerning considering women are more at-risk of depression and anxiety, which is linked to stress.
Posted: 17-10-2017
According to Stephen Makinde, clinical director of the 'Perfect Balance' clinic in Harley Street, men are suffering from wrist fractures, ankle sprains, back problems and even hernias.
According to Stephen Makinde, clinical director of the 'Perfect Balance' clinic in Harley Street, men are suffering from wrist fractures, ankle sprains, back problems and even hernias.
Posted: 17-10-2017
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Posted: 17-10-2017
Cut back on chocolate. Cut down on caffeine. Cut out the booze. These are the first things many of us do to lose weight and feel better. But is it really necessary for a long and healthy life?
Cut back on chocolate. Cut down on caffeine. Cut out the booze. These are the first things many of us do to lose weight and feel better. But is it really necessary for a long and healthy life?
Posted: 17-10-2017
Smartphone app Thinkladder, built to help people with depression and anxiety, offers empowering insights for users to form healthier thought paths.
Smartphone app Thinkladder, built to help people with depression and anxiety, offers empowering insights for users to form healthier thought paths.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Microbes in our armpits are responsible for our body odor, but they're also part of the same system that helps our skin and guts fight off pathogens and may need to be kept in balance, like the gut's.
Microbes in our armpits are responsible for our body odor, but they're also part of the same system that helps our skin and guts fight off pathogens and may need to be kept in balance, like the gut's.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Long-distance running can be hard on your joints. Harvard professor Dr I-Min Lee outlines alternative workouts which are better for you and can aid weight loss, build muscle and boost heart health.
Long-distance running can be hard on your joints. Harvard professor Dr I-Min Lee outlines alternative workouts which are better for you and can aid weight loss, build muscle and boost heart health.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Staring at the ceiling, willing sleep to come to no avail, is a wearing nightly trial for up to a third of British adults. I should know — I’m one of them. For most of my life, I’ve struggled to get to sleep.
Staring at the ceiling, willing sleep to come to no avail, is a wearing nightly trial for up to a third of British adults. I should know — I’m one of them. For most of my life, I’ve struggled to get to sleep.
Posted: 17-10-2017
John Lawler, 80, from York, lost consciousness during treatment at a private chiropractic clinic in the city. He died the next day at Leeds General Infirmary.
John Lawler, 80, from York, lost consciousness during treatment at a private chiropractic clinic in the city. He died the next day at Leeds General Infirmary.
Posted: 17-10-2017
A device that monitors blood pressure by shining light along the skin could be available in the next few months.
A device that monitors blood pressure by shining light along the skin could be available in the next few months.
Posted: 17-10-2017
At 51, singer and mother-of-one Janet Jackson recently showed off impressively toned shoulders in a black gown at an LA party — the result of intense workouts that focus on weight training.
At 51, singer and mother-of-one Janet Jackson recently showed off impressively toned shoulders in a black gown at an LA party — the result of intense workouts that focus on weight training.
Posted: 17-10-2017
Sales of fizzy drinks fell by 11 per cent at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurants after he imposed his own 10p 'sugar tax' levy, a study has shown. Coca Colas increased to £2.65 at his chain.
Sales of fizzy drinks fell by 11 per cent at Jamie Oliver's UK restaurants after he imposed his own 10p 'sugar tax' levy, a study has shown. Coca Colas increased to £2.65 at his chain.
Posted: 17-10-2017
The Dutch study explains why cancer cells rapidly break down sugars without producing much energy - a phenomenon discovered in 1920, dubbed the 'Warburg effect'.
The Dutch study explains why cancer cells rapidly break down sugars without producing much energy - a phenomenon discovered in 1920, dubbed the 'Warburg effect'.
Posted: 17-10-2017
At seven years old, Chloe Wilde is determined to become a mermaid, and absolutely nothing will get in her way. Certainly not the fact that she was born with half a functioning heart.
At seven years old, Chloe Wilde is determined to become a mermaid, and absolutely nothing will get in her way. Certainly not the fact that she was born with half a functioning heart.
Posted: 17-10-2017
A reader writes: 'For the past four months, I have been suffering with itchy skin all over my body. I have red spots, which are mostly small, but occasionally, I get large hives.'
A reader writes: 'For the past four months, I have been suffering with itchy skin all over my body. I have red spots, which are mostly small, but occasionally, I get large hives.'
Posted: 17-10-2017
More than 300 UK hip replacement patients have begun a court battle over 'defective' implants that allegedly left them in pain and up to 100 times more likely to need the devices replaced.
More than 300 UK hip replacement patients have begun a court battle over 'defective' implants that allegedly left them in pain and up to 100 times more likely to need the devices replaced.
Posted: 16-10-2017
A new procedure for knee pain involves injections of fat taken from the abdomen. John Wakefield, 57, (pictured) from Shiptonthorpe, North Yorkshire, underwent the treatment.
A new procedure for knee pain involves injections of fat taken from the abdomen. John Wakefield, 57, (pictured) from Shiptonthorpe, North Yorkshire, underwent the treatment.
Posted: 16-10-2017
London-based Maxi Cosi has created a child car seat that detects a collision in 0.05 seconds and instantly inflates bags in the shoulder pads of the harness to protect toddlers from the impact.
London-based Maxi Cosi has created a child car seat that detects a collision in 0.05 seconds and instantly inflates bags in the shoulder pads of the harness to protect toddlers from the impact.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Macey Brietenback (pictured), 16, from Maryland, lives with a rare, potentially-fatal disease called visceral myopathy, but she will soon participate in a beauty pageant.
Macey Brietenback (pictured), 16, from Maryland, lives with a rare, potentially-fatal disease called visceral myopathy, but she will soon participate in a beauty pageant.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Patients sent on the commercial programme also recorded weight loss of 22lbs (10kg) after just a year on average - which keeps type 2 diabetes at bay, researchers led by Bromley Council found.
Patients sent on the commercial programme also recorded weight loss of 22lbs (10kg) after just a year on average - which keeps type 2 diabetes at bay, researchers led by Bromley Council found.
Posted: 16-10-2017
As she digested the news that her breast cancer had not only come back, but had spread to her bones, Nicola Neame’s ‘overriding concern’ was to get the disease under control.
As she digested the news that her breast cancer had not only come back, but had spread to her bones, Nicola Neame’s ‘overriding concern’ was to get the disease under control.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researchers from NYU found that 29 percent of college students from nine colleges used said ADHD medication boosted their grades. These students weren't diagnosed with the mental disorder.
Researchers from NYU found that 29 percent of college students from nine colleges used said ADHD medication boosted their grades. These students weren't diagnosed with the mental disorder.
Posted: 16-10-2017
The accolade was issued to the wellness site by UK-based The Skeptic magazine. It comes as Goop posted a feature on the powers of 8 crystals. The page's claims were later amended.
The accolade was issued to the wellness site by UK-based The Skeptic magazine. It comes as Goop posted a feature on the powers of 8 crystals. The page's claims were later amended.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Australian nutritionist Susie Burrell believes there's a way to manage your meals and the demands of a hectic life, without letting your nutrition take a backseat.
Australian nutritionist Susie Burrell believes there's a way to manage your meals and the demands of a hectic life, without letting your nutrition take a backseat.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Professor Francesco Leri who teaches psychology at the University of Guelph in Canada explains how a person's high fructose corn syrup intake could make them vulnerable to opioid addiction.
Professor Francesco Leri who teaches psychology at the University of Guelph in Canada explains how a person's high fructose corn syrup intake could make them vulnerable to opioid addiction.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Maria Bella, dietitian, and Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, in NYC explain why the body needs protein and how powders are not always best after a workout. A lot of protein powders are processed.
Maria Bella, dietitian, and Nikki Ostrower, a nutritional expert, in NYC explain why the body needs protein and how powders are not always best after a workout. A lot of protein powders are processed.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researchers from the University of Vienna found females born via c-section due to their mothers having a condition known as fetopelvic disproportion are 2.8 times more likely to have the disorder as well.
Researchers from the University of Vienna found females born via c-section due to their mothers having a condition known as fetopelvic disproportion are 2.8 times more likely to have the disorder as well.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researchers from the University Heart Center in Hamburg found men are more likely to suffer from an irregular, abnormally fast heartbeat at a younger age, which increases their risk of a heart attack.
Researchers from the University Heart Center in Hamburg found men are more likely to suffer from an irregular, abnormally fast heartbeat at a younger age, which increases their risk of a heart attack.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio found mice with excess levels of these proteins demonstrated a delay in blood vessel dysfunction associated with aging.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio found mice with excess levels of these proteins demonstrated a delay in blood vessel dysfunction associated with aging.
Posted: 16-10-2017
More than one quarter of young people in Colorado, the 'fittest' state in the US are too overweight to qualify for military service, according to a new report from the Council for a Strong America.
More than one quarter of young people in Colorado, the 'fittest' state in the US are too overweight to qualify for military service, according to a new report from the Council for a Strong America.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands found that more than 30,000 scientific papers have been published based on results from contaminated cells.
Researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands found that more than 30,000 scientific papers have been published based on results from contaminated cells.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Ellie was designed by researchers at the University of South California to speak with soldiers who may fear that their PTSD could affect their career prospects.
Ellie was designed by researchers at the University of South California to speak with soldiers who may fear that their PTSD could affect their career prospects.
Posted: 16-10-2017
The researchers, from Hassselt University in Belgium, found exposure to pollution in the second trimester - between the fourth and sixth months of pregnancy - had the worst impact on the baby.
The researchers, from Hassselt University in Belgium, found exposure to pollution in the second trimester - between the fourth and sixth months of pregnancy - had the worst impact on the baby.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Asthma UK said it is 'deeply concerned' about the Saharan dust the fearsome storm has collected as it begins to strike to the UK. There are 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the UK.
Asthma UK said it is 'deeply concerned' about the Saharan dust the fearsome storm has collected as it begins to strike to the UK. There are 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the UK.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Chris Kutarna, author and research fellow at Oxford University, writing in his new book said 'it is going to be a severe flu season'. Experts are also concerned about the H3N2 strain.
Chris Kutarna, author and research fellow at Oxford University, writing in his new book said 'it is going to be a severe flu season'. Experts are also concerned about the H3N2 strain.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Jaks Cotten, 28, from Plymouth, has suffered breathing difficulties, bouts of pneumonia, flu, anxiety, depression, aches, and fatigue in the past 13 years. It has cost her nine jobs.
Jaks Cotten, 28, from Plymouth, has suffered breathing difficulties, bouts of pneumonia, flu, anxiety, depression, aches, and fatigue in the past 13 years. It has cost her nine jobs.
Posted: 16-10-2017
The twin girls, from Moscow, are now set to make a good recovery after doctors, led to believe their skulls were meshed together, were found to be joined only by skin.
The twin girls, from Moscow, are now set to make a good recovery after doctors, led to believe their skulls were meshed together, were found to be joined only by skin.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Official figures show that 41 per cent – around 10,000 doctors – are 50 or over and are expected to quit within the next five to ten years.
Official figures show that 41 per cent – around 10,000 doctors – are 50 or over and are expected to quit within the next five to ten years.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Barrie McRorie, 29, from Netherton, North Lanarkshire was able to shed 13st following the advice of his doctor to have a major bariatric surgery. He now competes as a pro boxer.
Barrie McRorie, 29, from Netherton, North Lanarkshire was able to shed 13st following the advice of his doctor to have a major bariatric surgery. He now competes as a pro boxer.
Posted: 16-10-2017
In Britain, most primary schoolchildren are offered the flu vaccination – it’s a nasal spray rather than a jab these days – for free, which we are told protects them from catching the virus.
In Britain, most primary schoolchildren are offered the flu vaccination – it’s a nasal spray rather than a jab these days – for free, which we are told protects them from catching the virus.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researchers from the University of Michigan also found such complications are significantly more likely to be severe if the surgery is an emergency, as opposed to being scheduled in advance.
Researchers from the University of Michigan also found such complications are significantly more likely to be severe if the surgery is an emergency, as opposed to being scheduled in advance.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Researcher from the University of Reading built on previous research that revealed the antioxidants 'flavonoids' boost communication between nerve cells and aid brain cell regeneration.
Researcher from the University of Reading built on previous research that revealed the antioxidants 'flavonoids' boost communication between nerve cells and aid brain cell regeneration.
Posted: 16-10-2017
London-based personal trainer and nutritionist recommend starting the day with a nutritious breakfast, building muscle to help burn fat while sleeping and switching coffee to matcha tea.
London-based personal trainer and nutritionist recommend starting the day with a nutritious breakfast, building muscle to help burn fat while sleeping and switching coffee to matcha tea.
Posted: 16-10-2017
As BioCare Clinical Nutritionist, Marta Anhelush, explains, it is useful to know some of the signs and symptoms of potential deficiency.
As BioCare Clinical Nutritionist, Marta Anhelush, explains, it is useful to know some of the signs and symptoms of potential deficiency.
Posted: 16-10-2017
The ancient Buddhist philosophy, championed by Hollywood stars Emma Watson and Angelina Jolie, has rocketed in popularity in recent years as scientists uncover its benefits.
The ancient Buddhist philosophy, championed by Hollywood stars Emma Watson and Angelina Jolie, has rocketed in popularity in recent years as scientists uncover its benefits.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Alexandra Meister, 27, was diagnosed with trichotillomania when she was 14. The professional ballerina from Aurora, Ohio, dances with Nashville Ballet and struggles with the urge to pull her hair.
Alexandra Meister, 27, was diagnosed with trichotillomania when she was 14. The professional ballerina from Aurora, Ohio, dances with Nashville Ballet and struggles with the urge to pull her hair.
Posted: 16-10-2017
EXCLUSIVE: Mother-of-one Beth Brown, 26, from West Yorkshire, was a newlywed trying for her second baby when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, at the age of just 22.
EXCLUSIVE: Mother-of-one Beth Brown, 26, from West Yorkshire, was a newlywed trying for her second baby when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, at the age of just 22.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Poor diet, smoking and inactivity to blame, finds a study on UK's 10-24 year olds. One in 5 secondary school children are obese. Late teen years is the peak age for exposure to health risks with lifelong effects.
Poor diet, smoking and inactivity to blame, finds a study on UK's 10-24 year olds. One in 5 secondary school children are obese. Late teen years is the peak age for exposure to health risks with lifelong effects.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Rhiannon Collins, 23, from Erith, south-east London, was bitten by a tick when she was just four years old. For 19 years she suffered joint dislocation, severe muscle pain and crushing fatigue.
Rhiannon Collins, 23, from Erith, south-east London, was bitten by a tick when she was just four years old. For 19 years she suffered joint dislocation, severe muscle pain and crushing fatigue.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Charlie Webster has a warning message to Britons travelling to warmer climates this winter. She is the face of a new campaign to encourage people to take malaria drugs.
Charlie Webster has a warning message to Britons travelling to warmer climates this winter. She is the face of a new campaign to encourage people to take malaria drugs.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Experts at Royal Veterinary College London made their conclusion after reviewing more than 50 animal trials that revolved around homeopathy that took place over three decades.
Experts at Royal Veterinary College London made their conclusion after reviewing more than 50 animal trials that revolved around homeopathy that took place over three decades.
Posted: 16-10-2017
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from Nottingham Trent University believe the model will increase doctor's confidence at performing such operations by allowing them to practice in a risk-free environment.
EXCLUSIVE Researchers from Nottingham Trent University believe the model will increase doctor's confidence at performing such operations by allowing them to practice in a risk-free environment.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Daisy O'Leary Pye, 12, from Lee, south-east London, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, after shooting billboard and television ads.
Daisy O'Leary Pye, 12, from Lee, south-east London, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, after shooting billboard and television ads.
Posted: 16-10-2017
39% of e-cig users use them to take illegal drugs or former 'legal highs', found a study by London's Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. Experts say too little is known about the risks.
39% of e-cig users use them to take illegal drugs or former 'legal highs', found a study by London's Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. Experts say too little is known about the risks.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Family-sized chocolate bars and grab bags of sweets are to be banned from shops in NHS hospitals as part of a new clampdown. Breaching the rules could see funding restricted.
Family-sized chocolate bars and grab bags of sweets are to be banned from shops in NHS hospitals as part of a new clampdown. Breaching the rules could see funding restricted.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Professor Kefah Mokbel, of the Princess Grace Hospital in central London, found that women who colour their hair are 14 per cent more likely to suffer breast cancer.
Professor Kefah Mokbel, of the Princess Grace Hospital in central London, found that women who colour their hair are 14 per cent more likely to suffer breast cancer.
Posted: 16-10-2017
An anonymous reader aged 60 asks Dr Tracy Mountford for her advice on sculpting chiselled cheekbones without surgery. Dr Tracy suggests how to restore volume for attractive definition.
An anonymous reader aged 60 asks Dr Tracy Mountford for her advice on sculpting chiselled cheekbones without surgery. Dr Tracy suggests how to restore volume for attractive definition.
Posted: 16-10-2017
An NHS plan for family doctors to ask patients about whether they are gay, straight or bisexual was branded ‘idiotic’ yesterday by MP Philip Davies.
An NHS plan for family doctors to ask patients about whether they are gay, straight or bisexual was branded ‘idiotic’ yesterday by MP Philip Davies.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Nadya Fairweather recommends easy jump squat exercises to help tone your bottom whilst strengthening your legs and core. Nutritionist Shona Wilkinson also advises the best foods.
Nadya Fairweather recommends easy jump squat exercises to help tone your bottom whilst strengthening your legs and core. Nutritionist Shona Wilkinson also advises the best foods.
Posted: 16-10-2017
Approximately one million adults said to be morbidly obese will qualify for the vaccinations in the United Kingdom after New Zealand and Australia suffered their worst flu outbreak in 50 years.
Approximately one million adults said to be morbidly obese will qualify for the vaccinations in the United Kingdom after New Zealand and Australia suffered their worst flu outbreak in 50 years.
Posted: 16-10-2017
The researchers from Siena University Hospital in Italy reviewed several other historical theories about the origins and purpose of weeping.
The researchers from Siena University Hospital in Italy reviewed several other historical theories about the origins and purpose of weeping.
Posted: 14-10-2017
Stress incontinence is caused by a weakening of the pelvic-floor muscles which control the flow of urine and may affect millions of women in the UK.
Stress incontinence is caused by a weakening of the pelvic-floor muscles which control the flow of urine and may affect millions of women in the UK.
Posted: 14-10-2017
The exposé, which investigated some of the UK's best-loved dining chains, found a single meal from some children’s menus contained more than a child’s daily calorie intake.
The exposé, which investigated some of the UK's best-loved dining chains, found a single meal from some children’s menus contained more than a child’s daily calorie intake.
Posted: 14-10-2017
NHS England surgeons are restoring deaf patients’ hearing with a revolutionary ‘bionic ear’ implant with no external parts – making it impossible to tell a person has it fitted.
NHS England surgeons are restoring deaf patients’ hearing with a revolutionary ‘bionic ear’ implant with no external parts – making it impossible to tell a person has it fitted.
Posted: 14-10-2017
The active ingredient in magic mushrooms may help depressed patients' brains to 'reboot,' an Imperial College London study shows. Participants reported immediate and lasting improvements.
The active ingredient in magic mushrooms may help depressed patients' brains to 'reboot,' an Imperial College London study shows. Participants reported immediate and lasting improvements.
Posted: 14-10-2017
No sooner had the news about Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault allegations broke than he was claiming to be addicted to sex and checking in to an exclusive clinic, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON.
No sooner had the news about Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault allegations broke than he was claiming to be addicted to sex and checking in to an exclusive clinic, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON.
Posted: 14-10-2017
Harvey Weinstein was checked into rehab in Arizona for sex addiction on Friday as dozens of women accuse him of rape, sexual assault or inappropriate behavior.
Harvey Weinstein was checked into rehab in Arizona for sex addiction on Friday as dozens of women accuse him of rape, sexual assault or inappropriate behavior.
Posted: 14-10-2017
Christine Bailey, a nutritional therapist based in London, is the author of new book, The Brain Boost Diet Plan. Here she reveals some extracts to get you feeling great.
Christine Bailey, a nutritional therapist based in London, is the author of new book, The Brain Boost Diet Plan. Here she reveals some extracts to get you feeling great.
Posted: 14-10-2017
The average erect penis in America is 5.57 inches, about an inch shorter than the standard condom size. The FDA has made a policy change that will allow companies to make smaller condoms.
The average erect penis in America is 5.57 inches, about an inch shorter than the standard condom size. The FDA has made a policy change that will allow companies to make smaller condoms.
Posted: 14-10-2017
Boots pharmacist Angela Chalmer has given her tips to prevent getting ill. Her warning comes after fears have been raised that a severe strain of Aussie flu is headed to Britain.
Boots pharmacist Angela Chalmer has given her tips to prevent getting ill. Her warning comes after fears have been raised that a severe strain of Aussie flu is headed to Britain.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Chasin Mizrahi thought he was having panic attacks for six years before he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 19-year-old from Buffalo, New York is now free of the tumor, attacks, and therapy.
Chasin Mizrahi thought he was having panic attacks for six years before he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 19-year-old from Buffalo, New York is now free of the tumor, attacks, and therapy.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Lindsey Hubley, 33, gave birth to her son at a hospital in Nova Scotia. She is now suing the hospital after she contracted necrotizing fasciitis which left her with all four limbs amputated.
Lindsey Hubley, 33, gave birth to her son at a hospital in Nova Scotia. She is now suing the hospital after she contracted necrotizing fasciitis which left her with all four limbs amputated.
Posted: 13-10-2017
While we've all heard of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), there are many other conditions that are more likely to strike in fall, once summer has become a distant memory, Dr Sarah Brewer explains.
While we've all heard of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), there are many other conditions that are more likely to strike in fall, once summer has become a distant memory, Dr Sarah Brewer explains.
Posted: 13-10-2017
With her skin looking flawless, you would never imagine that Natalie Portman once had an acne problem. The Oscar winner actress has shared how she overcame the skin condition.
With her skin looking flawless, you would never imagine that Natalie Portman once had an acne problem. The Oscar winner actress has shared how she overcame the skin condition.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Fathers are just as likely to be worry and develop depression as mothers are when couples are faced with the possibility of a preterm birth, according to a new study conducted in Frankfurt, Germany.
Fathers are just as likely to be worry and develop depression as mothers are when couples are faced with the possibility of a preterm birth, according to a new study conducted in Frankfurt, Germany.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Researchers from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, studied male fruit flies and the type of diet they consumed. They found that those who consumed a low carb and high protein diet had healthier offspring.
Researchers from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, studied male fruit flies and the type of diet they consumed. They found that those who consumed a low carb and high protein diet had healthier offspring.
Posted: 13-10-2017
The unnamed male, 63, believed to be from Switzerland, was hospitalised after presenting with sudden memory loss 30 minutes after leaving a -140C 'cryo-chamber'.
The unnamed male, 63, believed to be from Switzerland, was hospitalised after presenting with sudden memory loss 30 minutes after leaving a -140C 'cryo-chamber'.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Researchers from Penn State University found mice fed a diet supplemented with broccoli are better able to tolerate digestive issues. This may be due to a substance in broccoli that promotes gut health.
Researchers from Penn State University found mice fed a diet supplemented with broccoli are better able to tolerate digestive issues. This may be due to a substance in broccoli that promotes gut health.
Posted: 13-10-2017
Twelve coconut water batches were obtained by Food Standards Agency inspectors at the Port of Felixstowe earlier this year. Seven of the products they intercepted contained added sugar.
Twelve coconut water batches were obtained by Food Standards Agency inspectors at the Port of Felixstowe earlier this year. Seven of the products they intercepted contained added sugar.
Posted: 13-10-2017