Health

Low-carb diet could curtail life expectancy

A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests.Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses. But a study…

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Scotland became the first part of the UK to let women take the abortion pills at home

Scottish women will still be allowed to take abortion pills at home after a legal challenge against the move was thrown out.Scotland became the first part of the UK to let women take the drug misoprostol at home last year.…

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Tourist Overcrowding Amid UK heatwave In Cornwall

Cornwall is “struggling to cope” with “unprecedented mass tourism” this summer, it is being claimed. Visit Cornwall, the county’s tourist board, said it had actively stopped promoting two beaches because of problems caused by overcrowding. Porthcurno beach and Kynance Cove,…

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KFC and Kellogg’s Banned From Junk Food Advertising

Food giants KFC and Kellogg’s have been told to remove adverts which promoted junk food to children, by the UK’s advertising watchdog. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) says they broke strict rules on advertising high fat, sugar or salt products…

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Increases In Life Expectancy In UK

Increases in life expectancy in the UK have stalled and the slowdown is one of the biggest among 20 of the world’s leading economies, ONS data shows. Rises in life expectancy dropped from 12.9 weeks per year for women from…

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UK Fast Becoming The Biggest Consumer Of Cocaine In Europe.

The number of deaths in England and Wales due to the synthetic opioid fentanyl rose by 29% in 2017, Office for National Statistics data shows. Forms of the drug – used to treat cancer pain – are often imported illegally…

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People Living In Less Polluted Areas Are Having Changes In Hearts

A study of 4,000 people in the UK found those who lived by loud, busy roads had larger hearts on average than those living in less polluted areas. Regular exposure to even low levels of air pollution may cause changes…

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Royal College of Midwives Urged New mothers in the UK To Use Baby Box

New mothers in the UK should all be given Finnish-style baby boxes to reduce the risks of unsafe co-sleeping, the Royal College of Midwives has said. The cardboard boxes, which come with essential items such as clothes, books and blankets,…

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How to Get Ready for Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is ever increasing in its popularity as many people are deciding to search to improve themselves physically and, perhaps like many people, you are considering going under the knife to achieve some of that physical perfect for yourself.…

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Sanofi Stockpiling Drugs For No-Deal Brexit

French pharmaceuticals company Sanofi SA has been making drug-shortage contingency plans for more than a year to prepare for the U.K. failing to reach a deal with the European Union on Brexit, according to a person familiar with the matter.…

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