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February 2, 2018A mother from Greenwich is backing plans to review the care available to expected parents who lose their baby late on in pregnancy. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to extend the rights to register babies on official records. Currently, babies who die before 24 weeks are not registered. ITV News.

February 2, 2018Prostate cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the third deadliest cancer in the UK. New figures show that nearly 12,000 men die from the disease every year. Its the equivalent of one man dying every 45 minutes from prostrate cancer. Lung cancer and bowel cancer remain the two most common forms of the disease to die from. Presenter Jeremy Vine: Radio 2.

February 2, 2018. Why do male mammal's have nipples? Men have nipples because by the time the male hormones kick-in in the embryo, the nipples have already formed. At the very earliest stages of development, men and woman are all the same, small symmetrical lumps with nipples. CrowdScience: BBC World Service.

February 2, 2018. The Daily Mail reports figures indicating prostate cancer has become a bigger killer than breast cancer in the UK for the first time. The Mail says the disease receives less than half the research funding of breast cancer, with its headline asking: "Is this a case of bias against men? Sky News: Press Preview. 

February 2, 2018The Times refers to pressure on NHS funding on its front page amid claims a loophole in the medicine-supply system saw the health service once charged £1,579 for a single pot of specially-made moisturising cream. The paper says payment records reveal a firm then owned by the parent company of High Street chain Boots billed for a product other firms sold for less than £2. Sky News: Press Preview. 

February 2, 2018The Daily Express leads on an Australian study which suggests heavy snorers are up to three times more likely to develop dementia. The paper says snoring caused by sleep apnoea restricts oxygen supply to the brain and can damage nerve cells. Sky News: Press Preview. 

February 2, 2018The Daily Mirror leads on the result of a poll suggesting 73% of people would be prepared to pay an extra £1 a week to fund the NHS. The paper says 63% of respondents to their survey would be willing to pay 1% more in tax. Sky News: Press Preview. 

February 1, 2018The court of arbitration for sport has over-turned life bans on 28 Russian athletes who failed drugs tests at the Saatchi winter Olympics 2014. They've been told there was not enough evidence against them, but they wont automatically be invited to the winter games in South Korea this month. Radio 2 News.

February 1, 2018To find a way of diagnosing alzheimer's  disease from a blood test. We know its a disease that starts more than a decade before those first symptoms appear, and its going to be really vital to treat them. This is the most successful blood test so far. Its 90% accurate. It works by looking at the blood and predicting the levels of amyloid beta inside the brains of patients who have alzheimer's disease, mild memory impairments or were completely healthy. Science thinks that getting in early before the damage starts taking place is key.  Health and science correspondent. BBC World Service: Health check.

February 1, 2018Breast cancer drug 'perjeta' to be made available on the NHS. Perjeta, also known as pertuzumab, previously accessed through the Cancer Drugs Fund, will be given to some women with breast cancer via the health service. Breast Cancer Now, a charity, said it was "delighted" by the news. Nice recommends the drug for women who have HER2-positive breast cancer which has returned to the breast but is inoperable, or where it has spread to other parts of the body, in combination with other medication. ITV News.

February 1, 2018Baby boomer's are ruining their health with heavy home drinking, according to a study reported in the Daily Mail. Researchers at King's College London attribute the problem to people in their 50s and 60s growing up at a time when there were more liberal attitudes to alcohol, says the Mail. Sky News: Press Preview.

February 1, 2018The Daily Mirror reports the parents of a brain-damaged boy have won celebrity backing in their battle against doctors ending his life-support. Tom Evans and Kate James from Liverpool are taking their case to the High Court. Sky News: Press Preview.

February 1, 2018 Metro reports a benefits fraudster pretended to be paralysed from the neck down. Brian Matthews, 51, from Penzance, will be sentenced in April after pleading guilty at Truro Crown Court to making false representations and fraud in a case said to involve more than £500,000. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 31, 2018. You need to get your heart beat beating faster. There's lots of evidence that suggests you can lower your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, some cancers, even up to 20%, if you can increase your physical activity. The Truth About Getting Fit. BBC 1.

January 31, 2018The basic squat test is used around the world, as a measure of how fit you are for your age. Men under 35 should be able to do 10 chair stands (squats) in 10 seconds or less, woman, its 12 seconds. If you're under 55, men should do it in 13 seconds, woman in 15 seconds. And men over 55 should take less than 18 seconds. 19 seconds if you're a woman. The Truth About Getting Fit. BBC 1.

January 31, 2018The Worlds oldest man has died a month after his 113th birthday. Farmer Francisco Nunez Olivera, of Badajoz, South-West Spain, credited his long life to a daily glass of red wine and home-grown veg. Metro.

January 31, 2018India has 63 million fewer woman than it should have, statistics show as a result of sex-selective abortions and better care for boys. More than 21 million girls are unwanted by their families. Metro.

January 31, 2018The Mirror has the great British cancer scandal. The story about poor NHS funding affecting survival rates.Sky News: Press Preview.

January 31, 2018What cryonics involves. Once someone has died, there is an order to flood their body with antifreeze and that's to protect them for the process of freezing of freezing them down to minus 200 degrees centigrades using liquid nitrogen. Then there they will stay until a determined amount of time until in the far future when they can be resuscitated. It costs $200.000 for the whole body, $70,000 for just their head and much more for the body and head. The idea goes that in the future, you won't need to come back with a body. The important thing is your brain, your memories and you can have a new body or a robot body. There are people being frozen from all over the world and of all ages. Will it work in the future? There are no claims that this can be done yet. BBC World Service: News Hour. 

January 30, 2018Facebook is no place for young children. More than one hundred child-health experts are urging Facebook to withdraw an App for under 13s. Presenter Steve Wright. Radio 2.

January 30, 2018Are E-Ciggs safe? Its far safe than cigarettes, but the vapour can cause damage to the DNA in the heart lungs and bladder. The best E-ciggs will cost more. The expensive ones. A lot is made in China where there's no control. Find one that's made by a cigarette company which is pure nicotine, water to produce the vapour and a propellant that's used in asthma inhalers to catch the tiny droplets. Dr Chris Steele. ITV This Morning. 

January 30, 2018.  Scientists discover a new libido treatment for woman called kisspeptin. This brain chemical boosts sexual drive and also enhances better orgasms in woman. This could benefit woman who suffers from a low sex drive. This is currently in the early stages of mice-testing. Dr Chris Steele. ITV This Morning. 

January 30, 2018Mixing herbal remedies and conventional drugs can be harmful. We've known this for quite some time. St Johns Wart, Ginseng and Ginko Biloba can have harmful interactions with conventional drugs. They can dilute the effects of the medication you're taking from your doctor. They can increase the power of the medication from your doctor, or act together to cause adverse reactions. They found they suffered complications from Sage, flax-seeds, grapefruit juice, St Johns wart and Ginseng energy drink. Speak to your GP or pharmacist. Dr Chris Steele. ITV This Morning. 

January 30, 2018Is your child's Lego posing a health risk? They looked at 200 samples of toys and found that 10% had high levels of toxic chemicals which would not be approved today. Since 1995, all toys must comply with toy safety directive but there are no regulations regarding the old toys. Beware of Lego bricks that are over than 40 years or that are broken. Dr Chris Steele. ITV This Morning. ITV This Morning. 

January 30, 2018. The Express says, that scientists have created a new brain implant that can slow down the progression of Parkinson's disease and give sufferers a fuller life. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 30, 2018Brits have the worst diet in Europe. That's according to the I paper. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 29, 2018Mexico records highest homicide rate in 20 years. Almost 30.000 homicides in 2017, 89 people killed per day, 625 per weeks, 2500 per month. Liveleak.

January 29, 2018Back to the Future star Michael J Fox has pledged more than £100,000 to a UK university to develop an App that monitors symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The tool-kit will help develop clinical measures that could lead to early identification of problems such as side-effects from medications, and individualised patient profiles that help with assessment. Metro.

January 29, 2018The Mirror has shocking new figures of its own showing that 133 babies die every year while sleeping in the same bed as their parents. Babies are at risk because parents can roll over, causing suffocation or over-heating. Co-sleeping can also lead to an increased risk of in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, (SID) where babies inexplicably die in their sleep. “Never fall asleep on a sofa or armchair with your baby as it can boost the risk of SIDS by 50 times.” Sky News: Press Preview.

January 29, 2018. The Guardian which reports that hundreds of thousands of young people are living in rented accommodation so Squalid that its putting health at risk. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 28, 2018 Get your nose working and it will actually make you pay attention to the smells around you, and the longer you have your sense of smell, the more mentality acute you'll be, so its much better than doing Sudoku. When anyone's got a disruptive sense of taste, they should continually to work to see if they can retain their sense of smell. And all of us should do that because as we get older and our sense of smell diminishes, we won't taste as much in our food and then well find food unappealing and well have difficulty in feeding ourself s. So what we should do is "smell training". So we should be smelling four essential oils last thing at night and first thing in the morning. There's lots of evidence that doing this will retain your sense of smell longer and it might bring back, or help maintain what's there in people who've got a slightly disruptive sense of smell. Professor Barry Smith. The Food Chain: BBC World Service.

January 28, 2018If your doctor was to prescribe a medicine that in all likelihood would give you a longer, healthier life, reducing your risk of high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s, you would take it unfailingly, wouldn't you? A dose of one hour’s extra deep sleep a night could do all that, according to Dr Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Telegraph

January 28, 2018Hospitals in the The Afghan capitol Kabul have been struggling to cope with the large number of casualties from a suicide bombing which killed nearly a hundred people. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack. BBC Radio 1.

January 28, 2018Second-hand toys could pose toxic health risk to children, study warns. Old Lego blocks, dolls and cars found to contain hazardous materials. Old Lego blocks, dolls and toy cars were found to contain materials that do not meet modern toy safety guidelines, according to research published in the journal Environment Science and Technology. Scientists from the University of Plymouth analysed 200 used plastic toys found in homes, nurseries and charity shops across south west England. High concentrations of hazardous elements, including barium, lead, bromine, cadmium, chromium and selenium, were discovered in many of the building blocks, figures and puzzles, all of which were a size that could be chewed by young children. These elements are chronically toxic to children at low levels over an extended period of time. Independent.

January 28, 2018This is an important announcement. Flu virus can live for hours on hard surfaces making flu very easy to spread. So whenever you sneeze or cough, always remember, catch it, catch the germs in a tissue. Bin it, throw the tissue away. Kill it. Wash your hands to get rid of any remaining germs. Catch it. Bin it. Kill it. For more information about how to protect you and your family this winter, visit the website. Smooth Radio

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