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Bullying children about their weight makes them gain MORE fat

Children who are teased for being fat are likely to end up even fatter, according to scientists. Overweight children bullied about their weight put on an average of seven ounces (200g) more body weight every...

A cup of blueberries a day to keep the doctor away!

Eating a cup of blueberries each day slashes your risk of developing heart disease, according to research. Scientists found overweight adults who consumed 150g of the fruit daily had increased blood flow and less stiff...

Another study shows a rise in teen suicides following 13 Reasons Why

Another study has shown a rise in teen suicide rates after 13 Reasons Why debuted on Netflix. The show has become the poster child for, what researchers call, 'contagion by media', used by psychiatry professors...

Doctors’ shock after pulling out eight spoons and a KNIFE from the stomach of...

Doctors in India were shocked to discover eight spoons and a knife inside a man's stomach. The 35-year-old, who has not been named, had been complaining of unbearable pain, according to local reports. Emergency surgery was...

World’s smallest surviving premature baby goes home after five months in the NICU

The world's smallest surviving baby is finally going home after spending five months in the hospital.  Saybie was born in December 2018 prematurely at just 23 weeks and three days, weighing only 8.6 ounces, which is...

Three quarters of children’s restaurant meals have unhealthy calorie counts

More than three quarters of children's meals at chain restaurants contain more calories than recommended, according to research. Almost nine out of 10 meals for under-fives are more fattening than the limits recommended by the...

Cruel rationing of vital cataract ops has DOUBLED since 2017

Cruel rationing of vital cataract operations has doubled since NHS officials were ordered to stop refusing patients the surgery, a shocking report has revealed. At least 2,851 people were turned down for a cataract operation...

Eating too much ultra-processed foods raises the risk of death

Eating highly-processed foods could raise the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke. People who eat a lot of 'ultra-processed' foods, including some ready meals, sugary cereals and fizzy drinks, have been found more...

Measles hits Manhattan’s upscale Chelsea neighborhood

Measles is now in the glamorous Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and all but one of New York City's five boroughs, officials announced Wednesday.  A total of 550 people have been sickened by the highly contagious...

Immunotherapy is fighting cancer but leaves patients with Diabetes

Immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment and survival rates, but it comes with a cost and, for some patients, that is a lifetime of diabetes and insulin dependence.  Why the game-changing treatment causes this very particular...