Sunday, May 19, 2019

Number of weight-loss operations surge in the North East, NHS figures show

FAT-fighting surgeons have their work cut out in the North East, NHS figures show. Seven of the top ten areas for ­bariatric surgery are...

SERENA LIPSCOMB got her cancer all-clear aged eight… but the physical and mental toll...

Many cancer units treating children have a brass bell attached to the wall. Ringing it signals the time when the children have finished...

Markus Birdman talks about his stroke in his comedy routine

When comedian Markus Birdman woke up unable to see properly, he initially thought he had a hangover. But it turned out he had...

Every baby in the UK could get the chickenpox vaccine

Government scientists are considering a national campaign to vaccinate all babies against chickenpox – almost a decade after they last looked at the...

Kate's spot on – forest bathing CAN make you live longer

Last week, the Royal Hospital Chelsea looked more like an HS2 construction site than a centre of horticultural excellence as hundreds of landscape...

Slouching could be GOOD for your back

Sit up straight! Stop slouching! It’s a familiar order barked at us since school days (stock...

Simon Cowell health: Star’s experience of blood pressure condition hypotension – symptoms

Simon Cowell, 59, missed the first two X Factor live shows in 2017 and his absence was revealed to be down to a...

From Alabama to Armagh, women are on the front line waging the ‘war on...

Intensifying campaigns to criminalise all abortion in the US have been summarised, accurately, as a war on women, one that calls on women...

Bowel cancer warning – four of the most common signs and symptoms you may...

Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers to be diagnosed in the UK, according to the NHS. It’s a general term for any...

Six of the best and worst beauty apps for editing social media selfies

As Kim Kardashian knows, you don’t have to be ready for your close up to get the perfect photo. Selfie queen Kim...

Alesha Dixon health – what is the BGT judge’s ‘niggling’ medical condition? Signs revealed

Alesha Dixon, 40, will be appearing on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent once more this evening, as the judges continue their nationwide search for someone to...

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning: Has your hair CHANGED colour? The colour to avoid

Vitamin B12 is used by the body to make red blood cells, according to the NHS. It’s also used to produce DNA, and to...

Diabetes type 2 – the best breakfast cereal to avoid high blood sugar revealed

Diabetes is a common condition that affects more than four million people in the UK, and 90 per cent of cases are caused...

High blood pressure – the 39p drink to lower your risk of deadly hypertension...

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also...

Pollen Count forecast: Levels set to increase in the next few days in South...

More than 20 million people could suffer from hay fever this summer with grass pollen being the biggest culprit. A poll of 2,000...

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby...

No woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down the ages, no less true...

Adults with eating disorders 'face appalling NHS failings'

Adults with life-threatening eating disorders face huge waits for vital NHS care and must overcome “appalling failings” to get help, leading psychiatrists have...

Bladder cancer symptoms: The most overlooked sign of the disease you need to know

Bladder cancer symptoms, like symptoms of all cancers, should be recognised in the early stages as this makes the condition easier to treat....

Teen suicides have surged at twice the rate among girls compared to boys in...

Suicide rates among young girls are surging in the US and catching up to the number of boys that take their own lives,...

Can gel manicures give you skin cancer? Top dermatologist explains

Gel manicures dry instantly, are resilient to chips, and last up to a month - weeks longer than a standard paint job. However, those...

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: We are shamefully ignoring the plight of middle-aged men 

When it comes to mental health, there’s a group of people we are systematically letting down. No, not ethnic minorities, gay people or...

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

(Reuters) - Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days...

Mental health: The radio station helping its listeners

Adam Turner is a presenter at Radio Respect, a station run by volunteers who all have mental health problems.The hip-hop artist from Portsmouth...

Was 'post Trump stress disorder' real? Researchers say it was for Latinos, but not...

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, many Americans reported elevated levels of stress, which some labeled 'post election stress disorder.' A number of...

Coffee from Starbucks and Costa can contain as much as caffeine as five cans...

COFFEES at the biggest chains can contain as much caffeine as five cans of Red Bull, a Sun investigation reveals. Starbucks, Costa and Caffe...

Doctors performed groundbreaking keyhole surgery on unborn baby with spina bifida

DOCTORS performed keyhole surgery on an unborn baby with spina bifida — in the first op of its kind in the UK. The surgeons...

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

(Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and...