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Saturday, July 4, 2020

HEALTH

Leukemia ribbon

Leukaemia research

SCIENTISTS unpicking the gene faults behind an aggressive blood cancer called acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) have found it is not a single disease, but...

Excess smartphone, social media use linked to mental distress, suicide risk: Study

Excessive use of smartphones and social media may be associated with mental distress, and suicide risk among adolescents, according to a review of studies. The...
Peri Peri Chicken at Cafe Spice Namaste

Spicy curry feature: Variety is spice of life

Variety is the spice of life as the saying goes and that is certainly the case at Cyrus Todiwala’s restaurant Café Spice Namaste. It has...
Food

Food phobias and fears

JUST because I am a complete foodie and always talking about it, I realise that not everyone has a healthy relationship with eating. For...

New insights into why humans are prone to heart attacks

The loss of a single gene two to three million years ago in our ancestors may have resulted in a heightened risk of cardiovascular...

Exercise of varying intensities may influence brain function differently: Study

In a first, researchers have shown that low and high exercise intensities influence brain function differently, a finding that may pave the way for...
Stunted children lose out in life time earnings

Childhood stunting ‘great unrecognised disaster’

CHILDREN born in developing countries this year will lose more than $177 billion in potential life-time earnings because of stunting and other delays in...
Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta

Emmerdale star Bhasker Patel gets behind the new ACT FAST stroke campaign

A new campaign fronted by Emmerdale actor Bhasker Patel hopes to raise awareness among south Asians of the common signs of stroke. Stroke is the...
ONE YOU’ HEALTH CAMPAIGN ASKS ‘HOW ARE YOU’?

‘ONE YOU’ HEALTH CAMPAIGN ASKS ‘HOW ARE YOU’?

New ‘One You’ health campaign asks ‘How are You’? Modern day life makes it hard for people to live healthily, with bigger portions for everything...

Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service to avoid unnecessary A&E visits

It is estimated that 768,404 Londoners go to A&E each year who could have been helped by NHS 111  Londoners are being urged to avoid unnecessary...