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  • Harvard medical professor says 'coconut oil is poison'

    August 22, 2018 12:06 PM 17

    'Coconut oil is poison': Harvard medical professor says the health fad is 'one of the worst foods you can eat' - and says even LARD is better Coconut oil is 'pure poison' and 'one of the worst foods you can eat', according to a lecture given by a professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr Karin Michels, who also heads up the tumor

  • Autistic South Korean man DIES after drinking out of dehumidifier

    August 22, 2018 10:31 AM 20

    Autistic man, 31, who drank the contents of his dehumidifier DIED of multiple organ failure A South Korean man died after drinking the contents of the dehumidifier in his home. The anonymous man endured multiple organ failure after swallowing around 300ml of liquid straight from the gadget. It contained 300g of calcium chloride - salt crystals that collect

  • Sudden infant death numbers rise for first time in three years

    August 21, 2018 8:03 AM 12

    Spike in sudden infant deaths as 219 babies die before their first birthday from unexpected causes, according to fresh data – and it is the first rise in three years The number of babies dying from unexplained causes has risen for the first time in three years, new figures show. There were 219 deaths caused by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or without

  • School groundsman, 46, who won $289m after jury found weedkiller Roundup gave him cancer speaks out

    August 20, 2018 6:12 PM 25

    'I didn't want to die for nothing': Terminally ill groundsman, 46, who won $289 million in trial that found Roundup DID give him cancer speaks out about spending some of his final days in court The terminally ill man who won $289 million in a landmark verdict against the agrochemical giant Monsanto is speaking out for the first time. Dewayne Johnson

  • Agony of Britons hit by chronic wounds lasting more than three months

    August 18, 2018 9:19 PM 14

    Agony of Britons hit by chronic wounds as 2.8 million people suffer cuts which do not heal within three months The devastating impact of chronic wounds has been laid bare as research reveals that hundreds of thousands of patients suffer with pain and immobility for more than a year. One in ten sufferers is even taking antidepressants to cope, with many more unable

  • Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend

    August 16, 2018 12:45 PM 13

    Is it REALLY possible to catch up on sleep at the weekend? 5 experts answer this common question – and opinion is divided... It’s Friday and you’re clocking off, and after a few sleepless nights you want to tuck yourself up early and catch up over the weekend on all the sleep you’ve lost. But does it really work that way? During sleep our memories from the day are solidified

  • Two-year-old boy battling rare cancer risks blindness as painful mass grows over his eye

    August 16, 2018 9:49 AM 12

    Two-year-old boy battling rare cancer risks blindness as painful mass grows over his eye and he is left facing a race against time for treatment This dramatic footage shows a two-year-old boy's daily battle with a rare eye cancer that's slowly destroying his vision. Muhammad Junaid, from a small village in Mirpur Khas, Pakistan, suffers from Retinoblastoma

  • Measles outbreak sweeping the US, CDC reveals

    August 15, 2018 6:06 PM 11

    Measles outbreak is sweeping the US: More than 100 people in 21 states have contracted the virus, CDC reveals, and most of them were not vaccinated More than 100 people from 21 states have contracted measles in a nationwide outbreak, the CDC has announced. The total number of cases per year in the US usually hovers around 100, aside from 2014 when an outbreak

  • SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Jessica Alba’s toned calfs

    August 13, 2018 10:26 PM 15

    SECRETS OF AN A-LIST BODY: This week, how to get Jessica Alba’s toned calfs To prove it, actress Jessica Alba showed off her impressive figure while attending a red carpet party, this week. There, she wore a tight-fitting sage green pencil skirt that deftly revealed toned calfs, suggesting her hard work at the gym is paying off. Alba, 37, who gave birth

  • Want to keep your teeth? Stick to whole grain carbohydrates

    August 7, 2018 12:21 PM 14

    Want to stop your teeth from falling out? Stick to whole grain carbohydrates and avoid processed starch concludes World Health Organisation review Whole grain carbohydrates are better for your teeth, experts have revealed. A review commissioned by the World Health Organisation analysed thirty-three papers on oral well-being, where they found a correlation