Toxic Britain: Binge drinking, smoking and drug taking means we"ll suffer more years of ill health than countries such as Romania and Thailand

Toxic Britain: Binge drinking, smoking and drug taking means we'll suffer more years of ill health than Romania and Thailand Average life expectancy has risen but we are living longer with disabilitySoaring use of drink and drugs means many 20-54 year-olds will die early Smoking is top reason for early death, followed by high blood pressureBiggest killers overall are heart disease, stroke and lung cancer By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:31 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 5 March 2013 Britons' toxic lifestyles mean that a rising number of young people are dying prematurely from alcohol and drug abuse – and the current generation is set to suffer more years of debilitating illness in old age compared to the last.

Hydrocephalus: rare brain defect causes girl"s head to inflate to THREE times normal size

We need a miracle: Mother's plea as rare brain defect causes daughter's head to inflate to THREE times normal size Girl, 3, has Hydrocephalus that has caused a build-up of spinal fluid on her brainTwo-hour procedure could have cured condition but poverty-stricken family couldn't afford it | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 24 July 2012 [headerlinks These are the heart-wrenching images of a toddler who suffers from a rare disease which has caused her head to inflate to three times the size of an average adult.

Energy drinks are destroying teenagers" teeth

Energy drinks start to destroy teenagers' teeth after only five days Enamel damage apparent after only five days exposure to sports or energy drinksEnergy drinks caused twice as much damage as sports drinks | UPDATED: 14:31 GMT, 2 May 2012 Energising: Caffeinated drinks may give a temporary boost but play havoc with your teeth Teenagers' love of energy drinks is taking a terrible toll on their teeth, scientists have warned.

They ignore alarming symptoms, rely on risibly absurd tests – and charge you a small fortune: The nutrition therapists who put your health at risk

They ignore alarming symptoms, rely on risibly absurd tests – and charge you a small fortune: The nutrition therapists who put your health at risk The therapist peered at my tongue.