Giving under 14s wine doesn’t prevent binge drinking

Giving under 14s wine doesn’t prevent binge drinking

It is a myth that letting under-14s have alcohol with food prevents bingeing, a report suggests  Middle-class parents are risking their children’s health by allowing under-14s to have alcohol with meals, experts warn today. Educated people and those with professional...
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The family that doesn’t feel pain

The family that doesn’t feel pain

Image copyright Letizia MarsiliImage caption Letizia Marsili and five other members of her family rarely feel pain Letizia Marsili, 52, first realised she was different when she was very young. She had a high threshold for pain, which meant she...
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Disabled man’s cancer care criticised

Disabled man’s cancer care criticised

Image caption Ian’s family were told he was dying The failure to offer a learning disabled young man cancer treatment has been described as a shocking example of health inequalities by charities. Ian Shaw was sent home to die, but...
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Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away?

Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away?

By: IANS | New York | Published: December 15, 2017 9:02 pm The researchers found that hot tea drinkers were 74 per cent less likely to have glaucoma. (Source: File Photo) Your morning cup of tea may have more power...
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Hijacked sperm carry chemo drugs to cervical cancer cells

Hijacked sperm carry chemo drugs to cervical cancer cells

Directed deliveryGeorges Kyrillos / Alamy By Alice Klein There’s a new use for sperm – delivering cancer drugs. Standard chemotherapy is toxic to both cancer cells and normal cells, leading to symptoms like nausea, and limiting the dose a person can...
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The Best and Worst Butter from the Grocery Store

The Best and Worst Butter from the Grocery Store

This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com. Is there anything in your kitchen more useful and universally beloved than butter? From your morning toast to your afternoon pasta to your evening beurres and sautees to that midnight slice of cake, butter.....
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I Tried 12 Cheap Sparkling Wines and Here’s the Best One 

I Tried 12 Cheap Sparkling Wines and Here’s the Best One 

This article originally appeared on ExtraCrispy.com. For my 21st birthday, I had a “Champagne” party. I asked people to bring cava or prosecco or any other type of inexpensive sparkling wine, and we spent the evening dancing to a lot...
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Dementia gran ‘gets spark back’ by volunteering at nursery

Dementia gran ‘gets spark back’ by volunteering at nursery

A grandmother-of-seven who struggles with vascular dementia has ‘got her spark back’ by volunteering once a week at a nursery school. Joyce Stackhouse has problems remembering what she has done or people she sees on a day-to-day basis, and can...
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Furious vaginal mesh campaigners blast the ‘weak’ decision

Furious vaginal mesh campaigners blast the ‘weak’ decision

Furious campaigners have blasted the Government’s ‘weak’ decision to recommend a ban on scandal-hit vaginal mesh implants for one procedure. Health officials announced the controversial surgery should only be banned for prolapse – when ...
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Florida woman pens letter to mother of son’s organ donor

Florida woman pens letter to mother of son’s organ donor

Kate Harris is pictured with her one-year-old son, who she refers to as Mr Snuggles, and received a heart transplant last year A women whose one-year-old son received a heart transplant last year penned an open letter to the mother...
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Here’s the Surprising Reason Lindsey Vonn Spreads Cheese on Her Injuries

Here’s the Surprising Reason Lindsey Vonn Spreads Cheese on Her Injuries

There is something special about Lindsey Vonn. No matter how many times she gets knocked done, she gets right back up, including after her latest fall at Lake Louise in Canada during the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. “I’ve definitely...
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