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  • Prime Minister urged to ban sales of 'home doppler' pregnancy monitors

    July 12, 2017 6:24 PM 33

    A mother from Reading, who's baby was stillborn, is urging the government to ban the sale of 'home dopplers'. The devices can be used to listen to the heartbeat of an unborn child. Vicki McNelly delayed going to a midwife when she used a 'doppler' and heard sounds, believing her baby was alright. Manufacturers of the devices say they are novelty items

  • Anti-tobacco squad cracks down on violators of COTPA 2003

    July 12, 2017 4:48 AM 40

    Jamshedpur: A workshop for the anti-tobacco flying squad was organized at the Zila Parishad office on Tuesday. Soon after the workshop, a team led by additional district magistrate (law and order), Subodh Kumar, launched a drive against violators of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act 2003 across the city. A fine of Rs 200 each was imposed

  • Low-income women will be given free sanitary products

    July 11, 2017 11:07 PM 17

    Scotland could become the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products to low-income women if a pilot project proves successful. Ministers have announced that free sanitary products will be given to those in need in Aberdeen as part of a trial. At least 1,000 women and girls from low-income homes will benefit from the Scottish government

  • Obese woman loses 12.5st to run half marathon – you won’t believe what she looks like now

    July 11, 2017 6:00 AM 11

    ROSALYNN BARTLETT has lost an incredible 12.5st in just two years. In January 2015, Rosalynn Bartlett decided to overhaul her life. At the time she was 24st 4lbs and had been significantly overweight for the past 13 years. The 40-year-old said: “I had gained enough that my weight was affecting my life, with swollen ankles, breathlessness and constant

  • Oral sex producing unstoppable bacteria

    July 7, 2017 2:00 AM 42

    Oral sex is producing dangerous gonorrhoea and a decline in condom use is helping it to spread, the World Health Organization has said. It warns that if someone contracts gonorrhoea, it is now much harder to treat, and in some cases impossible. The sexually transmitted infection is rapidly developing resistance to antibiotics. Experts said the situation

  • E coli teacher ‘home in days’ after friends raise cash for return

    July 6, 2017 11:07 PM 15

    A Scottish teacher who has been stranded and is seriously ill in a Turkish hospital after contracting E. coli during cancer treatment is due to return home within days after thousands of pounds was raised to bring her home. Caroline Hope, 37, had been working as an English teacher when she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Her recovery was undermined

  • Fitness babe SLAMS girls who Photoshop by parading all-natural bum in steamy video

    July 3, 2017 1:20 PM 9

    A FITNESS babe has hit out at girls who Photoshop images of their bodies online. Katya Elise Henry is a fitness model and trainer who has nearly four million followers on Instagram. And she decided to make a stand against girls who show off their bodies on social media, but sneakily use Photoshop to make themselves look more enhanced. So what better

  • At least 1,500 people killed by cholera in Yemen: WHO

    July 1, 2017 4:45 PM 73

    The World Health Organisation says that the number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen is growing by 5,000 every day. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed 1,500 lives and sickened about 246,000 people since April. WHO representative in Yemen Nevio Zagaria said in a news conference on Saturday in the Yemeni

  • MHRA Updates Alert on Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

    June 30, 2017 8:00 PM 58

    The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Thursday issued an alert to healthcare professionals with updated recommendations for long-term follow-up for patients with metal-on-metal hip replacements. Safety and durability concerns about metal-on-metal hip replacements, along with a scandal involving faulty breast implants

  • France confirms case of H5N8 bird flu in the north

    June 30, 2017 7:31 PM 13

    PARIS (Reuters) - The French agriculture ministry said on Friday that a case of the highly contagious H5N8 strain of bird flu had been confirmed on a farm in northern France and that it has put in place measures to contain the outbreak. The case was reported about 15 km (9 miles) from where another outbreak was confirmed in Tournai, Belgium, on June, the ministry