Health

Mother’s heartache after cradling her baby as he died

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A mother has spoken about the devastating moment she discovered her cherished 11-month-old baby had stopped breathing and she was left to cradle him in her arms as she waited for an ambulance to arrive.   Michaela Holehouse and her husband Timothy O’Keeffe had been looking forward to celebrating their son Harvey’s first birthday. But just Read More

Breathing in New Delhi’s smog is equivalent to smoking

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Breathing in New Delhi’s deadly smog crisis is equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day as the city remains under a ‘pollution siege’ for a fourth consecutive day.  Yet despite the national emergency, which has caused eerie, martian-like conditions, previously closed schools have reopened amid exam concerns, sparking outrage as vulnerable children battle breathlessness, chest Read More

How long does it take to burn these Thanksgiving foods?

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With Thanksgiving and the winter months looming we often worry about how to maintain our weight when we’re bombarded with bad food and alcohol. But how long does it really take to burn off those popular, festive foods? MyProtein nutritionist Jennifer Blow weighs in on her favorite festive treats and what you can do to Read More

Surgeons find a kilo of plastic and wood in boy’s stomach

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Stunned surgeons discovered a 1kg mass of wood and plastic in a 16-year-old boy’s stomach – which was causing him relentless pain. Arjun Sah, from India, had a secret addiction to chewing on shreds of plastic and lumps of wood, according to local reports. However, doctors only discovered his strange obsession when they inserted a Read More

Spanking children increases their risk of depression

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Spanking naughty children increases their risk of depression and becoming hooked on illegal drugs, a new study confirms. Researchers also found the violent practice leaves a lasting impact on youngsters and makes them more likely to become suicidal. The findings, based on data from 8,300 adults, has prompted calls for spanking to be considered as Read More

Hair of the dog won’t cure a hangover says doctor

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Many people swear that ‘hair of the dog that bit you’ – that is having an alcoholic drink – is the best hangover cure. But unfortunately, there is no scientific evidence that having another tipple will stop you feeling rough after a bout of heavy drinking, according to experts. While it may temporarily make you feel Read More

Whey protein powder may cause hormonal acne in women

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While whey protein powder builds muscles, it may be the cause for unruly breakouts, especially in women, dermatologists warn. Dermatologists have seen an increase in hormonal acne in women who add the popular post-workout regimen to their smoothies and shakes, a doctor told Women’s Health. Whey protein is a dairy product that contains hormones which Read More

Video shows baby being born inside the amniotic sac

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This incredible video offers a glimpse into a rare kind of birth: a baby being born in the amniotic sac. Fewer than one in 80,000 babies are born ‘en caul’, when the bubble of protective membranes which encases a baby in the womb does not break during birth. Normally, the sac, which protects the baby Read More

UK has the HIGHEST obesity rate in Western Europe

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Britain has the worst obesity problem in Western Europe, a major report reveals today. Obesity rates in the UK have nearly doubled since the early 1990s, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). One of the report authors last night warned the Britain is following the lead of the US – the Read More

How unhealthy are Honey Nut Cheerios?

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Honey Nut Cheerios has earned the title of ‘America’s favorite cereal,’ but when it comes to nutrition, the breakfast staple may not be all it’s cracked up to be. As healthy-eating trends upward in America, the cereal industry has made efforts to keep up, with the industry’s sales remaining nearly static so far this year, Read More