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August 7, 2018 12:21 PM Want to keep your teeth? Stick to whole grain carbohydrates

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 2

July 5, 2018 1:32 AM Day of celebration for ‘brilliant’ staff

LANDMARK buildings across the country – including the Eden Project, Everton Football Club, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye – will be lit in the NHS’s trademark blue to celebrate its 70th birthday today. Exactly 70 years ago, on July 5, 1948, the people of Britain woke up to a new National Heath Service offering free care at the point of delivery 18

July 3, 2018 11:09 PM Prince of Wales to appear on Gardeners’ World

The Prince Of Wales will make an appearance on Gardeners’ World on BBC Two to discuss the threats posed by pests and diseases to our native plants and trees. The keen gardener will be interviewed at Highgrove by presenter Adam Frost for an episode to be broadcast on July 18. Frost said: “Back in February I was invited to a meeting at Highgrove with members 10

July 1, 2018 11:02 AM University of Brighton is launching a “pop-up” podiatry school

THE University of Brighton is launching a “pop-up” podiatry school to give students an insight into the treatment of foot disorders and diseases. The development of online and off-line “pop-up” taster sessions will be aimed at learners from schools, colleges and communities where people are less likely to go into higher education. This is one of a number 4

June 24, 2018 12:28 AM Govt gives $33m to rare cancer research

The Turnbull government is providing $33 million for research into rare cancers and rare diseases, giving hope to thousands of patients. Health Minister Greg Hunt says it's a tragedy that rare cancers are estimated to have caused nearly 40 per cent of total cancer deaths in 2017. "Although we have seen increased survival rates for some cancers such as breast 10

June 20, 2018 7:58 AM WHAT IS SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND WHAT ARE THE DANGERS?

Synthetic biology, a field that creates technologies for engineering and creating organisms, is being used for a variety of purposes that benefit society. Applications include treating diseases, improving agricultural yields and dealing with the negative effects of pollution. However, the technology also poses many harmful uses that could threaten people

May 8, 2018 5:37 AM FURY and BACKLASH as Emmanuel Macron’s spokesman refers to French President as a 'king'

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has faced widespread criticism on social media after his spokesman wrote an article in which he appeared to refer to the President as “king”, whose touch is “performative”. Writing in Le Monde newspaper Bruno Roger-Petit, Macron’s spokesman and former journalist, said: "For Emmanuel Macron, the touch is fundamental; it's a second 27

May 1, 2018 10:10 PM Diseases from ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have TRIPLED in the US in less than 15 years due to rising temperatures, report reveals

Diseases from mosquitoes, ticks and flea bites tripled in the United States from 2004 to 2016, and officials said Tuesday rising temperatures and an increasingly connected global society are to blame. More than 642,000 cases of these illnesses were reported during the 13 years studied in the Vital Signs report from the US Centers for Disease Control 18

April 20, 2018 9:18 PM Interactive map reveals millions of people around the world may be at risk of broken bones because of of their low calcium intakes (so how does YOUR country fare?)

Millions of people around the world may be at risk of osteoporosis, an interactive map about global calcium intake intake has revealed. The mineral, found in milk, cheese and yoghurt, is essential for bone health and a deficiency can lead to the agonising condition. However, global data shows just 21 countries - mostly in Europe - are getting the recommended 37

April 17, 2018 6:29 PM Why you need the flu shot this year: Doctor reveals the best time to get it done

As the weather begins to turn wintry, one important thing you can do to protect yourself against seasonal sickness is to make sure you have a flu shot. While you might not think this is necessary, or discount the flu as little worse than a bad head cold, it's something that can kill up to 1500 Australians every year. FEMAIL spoke to general practitioner 30