Post Tagged with: “Health”

Vaping on the rise as cancer charity slams Marlboro maker

Vaping on the rise as cancer charity slams Marlboro maker

By Will Ford A HORSFORTH vape shop manager says “the big tobacco firms are playing catch-up” as the vaping business continues to boom. Philip Morris launched an anti-smoking ad earlier this week, with the headline ‘Hold My Light’, and said it was an important step in its aim to ultimately stop selling cigarettes. The Marlboro cigarette maker was promoting its […]

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Hamsters thought to be dead could be in a hibernation-like state

Hamsters thought to be dead could be in a hibernation-like state

By Aston Lamb IF YOU believe your hamster is dead this winter you may want to think twice as they could be in a hibernation-like state, animal experts have warned.

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Inquiry launched into e-cigarettes’ impact on health and UK economy

Inquiry launched into e-cigarettes’ impact on health and UK economy

By Jamie Williams MPS HAVE launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes to assess the impact they have on people’s health.

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Synthetic cannabis Spice “as dangerous as heroin” say drugs workers

Synthetic cannabis Spice “as dangerous as heroin” say drugs workers

  By Leanne Simmons A TYPE of synthetic cannabis is now being compared to heroin because of its dangers. The drug, dubbed “Spice”, works on the same receptors that cannabis does, but the effects can be much worse and extreme.

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Experts warn of fine line between healthy eating and orthorexia nervosa after rise in cases

Experts warn of fine line between healthy eating and orthorexia nervosa after rise in cases

  By Jessica Greenway ORTHOREXIA nervosa, the pathological obsession for pure food and extreme exercise, is rising year by year in the UK.

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Patients waiting two years for treatment as NHS “reaches breaking point”

Patients waiting two years for treatment as NHS “reaches breaking point”

By Leanne Simmons A PATIENT who has been waiting for treatment for nearly two years for a severe skin condition agrees with the British Medical Association’s claim that the NHS is at “breaking point”.

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Ibuprofen and aspirin proved to be ineffective against back pain despite NICE recommendation

Ibuprofen and aspirin proved to be ineffective against back pain despite NICE recommendation

  By Charlotte Lascelles A STUDY carried out by the University of Sydney has proved that popular anti-inflammatory drugs are ineffective against helping people with back pain.

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Lazy millennials facing huge health risks due to physical inactivity

Lazy millennials facing huge health risks due to physical inactivity

By Rajdeep Jheeta HEALTH EXPERTS say millennials should take up yoga and pilates if they want to avoid experiencing health problems an elderly person would normally have.

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Breast cancer: lumps are not the only symptom, say campaigners

Breast cancer: lumps are not the only symptom, say campaigners

Women in Leeds are being urged to be aware of breast cancer symptoms in a campaign launched today by Public Health England (PHE). Almost two-hundred women aged seventy and over in Leeds are diagnosed with breast cancer each year; last year more than five-hundred women in Yorkshire and the Humber died of breast cancer, according to PHE Leeds.

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Motorcyclist seriously injured after Bradford crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured after Bradford crash

A man has been seriously injured after his motorcycle crashed into metal railings in Bradford. The 32-year-old was taken to hospital after he suffered serious injuries to his chest and arms when the his black Yamaha 600 veered off the road and collided with metal railings. He was traveling along Legrams lane towards Ingelby Road at around 6.17pm, September 20, […]

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