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  • Gap year student died after private hospital refused to treat him

    September 19, 2017 11:02 PM 18

    A student on a gap year visit to Cambodia died after a private ambulance crew refused to take him to hospital because they thought he did not have medical insurance, an inquest has heard. Kit Mallinson, 18, had been suffering from a chest infection and was found unconscious in his seat after a 12-hour overnight bus journey. The driver called an ambulance

  • Hypertension Warning: Nation Urged To Check Blood Pressure As More Young People Having Strokes

    September 18, 2017 9:53 AM 19

    'High blood pressure does not discriminate on age.' More and more people of working age are developing high blood pressure (or hypertension) and putting themselves at risk of an early stroke, a charity has warned. Blood Pressure UK said unhealthy lifestyles and poor diet are contributing to more young people in their 30s, 40s and 50s being diagnosed

  • Seven people reveal the weight loss tricks that worked for them

    September 17, 2017 9:00 AM 12

    When it comes to weight loss, it’s easy to be influenced by products that promise to help you lose 2st in two weeks – but that’s not realistic. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help you out along the way. Recently Reddit asked the community “What helped you lose weight”. “Don't drink your calories. Want a glass of orange juice? Choose

  • This high-protein snack will help you lose weight AND build muscle

    September 16, 2017 2:00 PM 14

    Biltong is a form of dried, cured meat that originated in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Nambia. The meat snack has now made it’s way to the UK and is becoming a popular treat for gym buffs and bodybuilders. Protein is critical when trying to build muscle as it restores the body’s supply of amino acids. These are the main building blocks of our muscles and without

  • Seven snacks that burn stubborn belly fat fast

    September 14, 2017 3:55 PM 14

    Eating healthy foods and exercising is the best way to beat the bulge, but there are certain foods that can actually speed up fat-burning and help you lose weight. Some foods have a very high thermogenic effect, so you literally burn calories as you chew. Other eats contain nutrients and compounds that can increase your metabolism. Eating snacks with the right

  • Be 'open-minded' about discussing porn in lessons, teachers are told as they are urged to be 'non-judgmental'

    September 10, 2017 11:57 PM 10

    Teachers have been urged to be 'open-minded' about discussing porn in lessons, according to new advice given to schools. Guidelines called 'Let's Talk Porn' say teachers must be 'non-judgmental' when talking about controversial sex-education issues. But experts warned last night that teaching youngsters about pornography risked making it appear normal

  • 'Lardy' man gets cocky lifting weights at gym – INSTANTLY regrets it

    September 8, 2017 9:45 AM 24

    In the clip, the man is seen lifting a relatively small weight with the help of a friend. Unfortunately for the man, he is sharing the gym with CrossFit super babe Brooke Wells. Bombshell Brooke is a two-time CrossFit Games athlete and has gained a major online following thanks to her intense workout videos. With an impressive deadlift record of 192kg (425lbs), the 21-year-old

  • Girl's donated organs help a record eight people

    September 8, 2017 5:00 AM 23

    A 13-year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm has helped eight different people through organ donation - a record number. Jemima Layzell, from Somerset, who died in 2012, donated her heart, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, small bowel and liver, benefiting five children. Jemima's parents said she was clever, compassionate and creative - and would have been "very

  • Spiral drawing test detects signs of Parkinson's

    September 7, 2017 8:00 AM 24

    A test that involves drawing a spiral on a sheet of paper could be used to diagnose early Parkinson's disease. Australian researchers have trialled software that measures writing speed and pen pressure on the page. Both are useful for detecting the disease, which causes shaking and muscle rigidity. The Melbourne team said the test could be used by GPs to screen

  • This popular daily drink is sabotaging your weight loss goals

    September 2, 2017 9:00 AM 22

    But it could be wreaking havoc with your weight loss progress, because the bitter brew surprisingly makes you crave sugar. While a daily cup of the caffeine-rich drink helps you wake up, it also tempers taste buds temporarily, making food and drink seem less sweet. But ironically this effect makes us want a sugar hit even more, which is perhaps why the popular