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January 19, 2018I was an obese nurse, now others need our support. A nurse wished someone had told her she was obese. I was never happy being overweight. I wanted to be a role-model for my daughter. It was not just physical, but mental health-well-being reasons. It's not for me to tell nurses they are underweight. The risks are type 2 diabetes, cancer and dementia. Guest nurse: ITV This Morning.

January 19, 2018.Flu epidemic in 2 weeks. Warning as worst outbreak in seven years hits 8.3 million people and kills 149Daily Mirror: Sky News Press Preview.

January 19, 2018.Favourite sings will help beat dementia. Express Sky News Press Preview.

January 18, 2018Royal doctor and medical adviser to Prince Charles says, stop snooping on patients sex lives. A top doctor has blasted health chiefs for ordering GPs to ask all about patients 'intrusive' questions about their sexual orientation.  NHS England days, it needs to record the orientation of people to full fill its legal duties under the equalities act. Express.

January 18, 2018A doctor who sexually assaulted a number of patients to satisfy his desires has been jailed for 12 years. Jaswant Rathore used his standing in the community as a ‘cloak’ to carry out 10 assaults on four women aged in their 20s and 30s. Metro.

January 18, 2018Mum forced to spend winter inside because she’s fatally allergic to the cold and says unusual condition has ‘ruined her life’The mum-of-three is forced to spend winter inside because she’s fatally allergic to the cold and says the chilling condition has ‘ruined her life’. Kelly Pouw, 26, from Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, initially thought the raised spots on her thighs five-years-ago was ‘heat rash’ before discovering she developed an unusual reaction to anything cold. Liveleak.

January 18, 2018. Over the last few years an increase in children with poor dental hygiene. Parents just don't bring their children often enough. 25% of 5 year-old's in the UK suffer from tooth decay. A lot of parents don't know to bring their children in as early as possible. Not just to look at their teeth, but to educate them about teeth hygiene. Baby advice - start cleaning the teeth as soon as they appear. Tooth decay is preventable. Guest Dentist: ITV This Morning.

January 18, 2018. No-One under 16 should drink energy drinks because they are very high in caffeine and sugar. They should be drinking Drink unsweetened squash, water and milk. Energy can be obtained from a good diet. Dr Ravi: ITV This Morning.

January 17, 2018The word 'alcohol' first appeared in the 16th century. Originally it meant any very fine powder  The word comes from the Arabic 'Kohl' which was a black powder used as an eye cosmetic. Steve Wright: Radio 2.

January 17, 2018A doctor in the West Midlands has been found guilty of sexually assaulting four of his patients. Wolverhampton crown court has told that 60 year-old Jaswant Rathore, a GP had carried out massage for his own gratification while pretending it was a treatment for back pain and hay fever. Radio 2 News.

January 17, 2018. Parliamentary group report says some elderly patients are told symptoms are 'part of ageing process'. All-party parliamentary groups: GP's should offer tests to any patient who shows symptoms of a blood cancer. The common symptoms of blood cancers can include - Unexplained weight loss. Fatigue. Feeling weak or breathless. Easily bruise or bleed. Enlarged lymph nodes.Swollen stomach or abdominal discomfort. Frequent and repeated infections. Fever/night sweats. Sky News.

January 17, 2018Secrets for a long and happy life. Home-made wine and goats cheese. Studies have shown that a diet high in flavanoids can reduce the chance of certain cancers and heart disease. Mushrooms may help slow or even prevent alzheimer's and are a great source of vitamin C. Pomegranates are a major super-fruit packed full of antioxidants. The darker the veg, the more nutrients they will have. All will help add more years to your life, and more life to your years.  Liz Earle: ITV This Morning.

January 17, 2018The secrets to a youthful glow this winter. Vitamin C to brighten up the skin. Secret to a youthful glow is to moisturise with a vitamin C product face-mask once-a-week. ITV This Morning.

January 17, 2018Minister for the lonely. In a sad reflection of modern Britain where 9 million live in isolation and 200,000 elderly go weeks without talking to a friend or relative. Daily Mail. Sky News: Press Preview.

January 16, 2018The word 'obesity' wasn't seen in English until 1611, and the word obese wasn't used until 1651. Presenter Steve Wright: Radio 2.

January 16, 2018. A study by cancer research UK suggests teenagers who watch three hours of commercial television are more likely to eat snacks which are high in sugar. Sky news.

January 16, 2018Research carried out by YOUGOV for the charity 'drink-ware' suggests 58% of 18 to 75 year-old's reward themselves with alcohol to help relive day-to-day pressures. Sky News.

January 16, 2018A mother cruelly mocked for decades over the 6,000 tumours all over face and body  has had surgery to give her clearer skin.  A mother cruelly mocked for decades over the 6,000 tumours covering her face and body shares results from surgery to give her clearer skin. Libby Huffer, 45, battles with neurofibromatosis, a genetic neurological disorder causing non-cancerous bumps to form wherever nerves are present. She’s battled the stigma for over 25 years. Liveleak.

January 16, 2018Supermarket band plastic. Iceland first store in the world to remove plastic packaging from all its own brand labels. Mail Sky News: Press Preview.

January 15, 2018Food is medicine. I changed my foods straight away. I started eating more dark green leafy vegetables. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties and has some interesting research behind it. There are lots of others like basil, rosemary and thyme. These are just as impressive as turmeric. Ginger is a really good ingredient from a medical research point of view. It has anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties - its an antinorsia agent for pregnant ladies. I add colour, variety and spice to my food, and then I started extenuating my stress using medication techniques and employing sleep hygiene. Dr Rupy. ITV This Morning.

January 15, 2018Students drafted in to plug NHS gaps. Medical students are being asked to volunteer during the NHS winter crisis. Guardian: Sky News Press Preview.

January 15, 2018Patients data given to tobacco companies. Medical records of British cancer victims have been handed to an American firm working for one of the biggest tobacco companies.Daily Telegraph: Sky News Press preview.

January 15, 2018Fibre diet can fight rheumatoid arthritis. Eating a bowl of muesli a day could fend off rheumatoid arthritis and ease the pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Daily Express: Sky News Press preview.

January 14, 2018A suspected chlorine attack in Syria. Reports from Syria say there's been a chlorine gas attack on the rebel held enclave of Eastern Gotu which is besieged by government forces. BBC News.

January 14, 2018Nowadays the crisis is at the most highest point in history in Venezuela. According to the World Health Organisation, (WHO) when a country has 10% of malnutrition is nearly at crisis and in Venezuela in three of the moist populated states are about 14.5%, that means there is more than a crisis here in Venezuela about malnutrition. Hunger is being used as a political weapon President of Venezuela childcare and paediatrics. BBC News.

January 14, 2018. The traditional January detox when Britons stop drinking and start dieting could last all year under new government health guidelines. Public Health England (PHE) has told fast-food chains and supermarket ready-meal makers to “calorie cap” their foods, cutting down lunches and dinners to 600 calories and breakfast to 400.The plan, to put the whole of the UK on a diet, is due out in March.To add to the agony, it coincides with research showing that the UK’s alcohol rules are too lax, with even drinking one pint or glass of wine a day poisoning the brain and raising the risk of dementia. Alison Tedstone, PHE’s chief nutritionist, told food bosses that 27% of UK adults are obese, 36% more were overweight. Times.

January 13, 2018Sky News has found pharmacies in the UK are struggling to provide flu vaccinations as fears of a national epidemic continues to grow after epidemics in Australia, the U.S and France. Sky News.

January 13, 201893 flu-related deaths recorded in England this winter with some pharmacies saying they are running out of vaccine. Sky News.

January 12, 2018. A surgeon who burnt his initials on the liver of two transplant patients has been given a 12 month community order and fined £10.000. 53 year-old Simon Brenl, used a medical instrument to write on the victims organs during operations at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham in 2013. He resigned from his job the following year. Radio 2 news.

January 12, 2018The latest gadget that has been designed to diagnose diseases in the gastric digestive tract. It is a pill which you swallow and it smells the various gases in your gut. It's a swallow-able capsule which will measure the gases in your stomach from one end to another. Inside Science: BBC World Radio 4.

January 12, 2018Woman in India dies minutes after giving birth to conjoined twins attached at abdomen. A 21-year-old mother in India died minutes after giving birth to conjoined twins attached at the abdomen. Sajan Khatoon from Kharbana, a small village in Katihar in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, gave birth to yet to be named twins through caesarean delivery at a private clinic. Liveleak.

January 12, 2018The surprising health benefits of staying in bed. Those of us partial to a lie in woke up to good news this week, as a new study showed that a good night's sleep can help with weight loss. Research by scientists at King's College London, simply spending an extra 90 minutes in bed could also be a solution. Lack of sleep was already known to be a risk factor for obesity, because it alters levels of hormones which control appetite. The new research discovered that lifestyle factors are also at play. Participants in the study who get more sleep choose healthier foods within a week, eating on average 10 grams less sugar each day. They were less likely to pick sugary treats, or reach for comforting carbohydrates. Telegraph.

January 12, 2018Record rise in flu cases sparks UK health alert. Flu rates across Britain have more than doubled with hospitalisations up by 50 percent. According to the latest figures from Public Health England there's been a 78 percent rise in the number of GP consultations over the last week. At least nine people have been admitted to flu intensive care units - a 65 percent leap compared to this time last year. Some experts have warned that this year's strain could be more dangerous than the 1968 flu pandemic that killed more than a million people worldwide. Public Health Officials say no strain is dominating and insist for now the best defence remains the flu vaccine. Euro News.

January 12, 2018Orangutans have learned to use jungle plants as medicine. A studies been done where they use plant medicines for injuries. Sky News.

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