Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Just one in 100 primary school children are eating healthy packed lunches

Fewer than two in 100 primary school children are eating a healthy packed lunch, a study suggests.   Analysis shows 1.6 per cent of packed lunches in England meet nutritional standards imposed on...
December data for the past nine years reveals the number of people waiting more than four hours in A&E has soared from a low of 66,661 in 2011 to a record high of 396,762 in 2019

NHS winter crisis: Number of A&E patients treated in four hours falls to record...

Almost 400,000 A&E patients waited more than four hours to be treated in casualty units England last month, shock figures show.In the worst ever performance of its kind in the NHS,...

E-cigarettes have killed 57 people as number of lung illnesses linked to vaping rises...

A 15-year-old in Texas is now the youngest person in the US to die of the vaping-linked illness that's claimed the lives of a total of 57 people nationwide, officials...

Linda Robson health: Loose Women panelist was “wired” due to her debilitating disorder

LINDA ROBSON is best known for playing Tracey Stubbs in the popular sitcom Birds of a Feather. The actress became a permanent panelist on Loose Women gaining even more fans,...
The study did not look exclusively at green tea but the majority of people in the study drank that and the researchers did not see the same health benefits for people who drank black tea, which is popular in England (stock image)

People who drink tea regularly ‘may live for an extra year’

Drinking green tea three times a week could make you live longer and cut your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, a study has found.Antioxidants in the drink...

How to live longer: Drinking UK's favourite drink has been proven to boost life...

HOW TO live longer: The age old question has brought up numerous fads and myths. It’s well known that a healthy diet can help one to live longer and stave...
The Borna disease virus is carried by bi-coloured white-toothed shrews in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and can cause serious illness in horses, sheep and humans if they contract it, according to scientists (stock image)

Deadly brain-destroying virus lurking in European SHREWS has killed 14 people

A deadly disease spread by shrews has been killing humans for decades and going unnoticed, according to scientists.Doctors say at least 14 patients in Germany have died from encephalitis caused...
Norovirus (pictured) is spread so easily that a pea-sized amount could infect the world

How to get ahead of norovirus season

How YOU can avoid catching norovirus: Experts give their tips to dodge the winter vomiting bug, from binning...
GP speaking to patient

The doctor won’t see you now: The radical plans to save NHS GPs

Life is becoming more hectic for GPs and many are opting out (Image: Getty Images)Soaring patient demand combined with record numbers leaving the profession are threatening the future of local...

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Protesters killed as young Iraqis call for change – BBC News

Three more protesters have been killed in Iraq as demonstrators continue their campaign for new elections and an end to corruption. Most of the...