Sugary drinks could be causing 200,000 deaths a year worldwide, warn experts Drinks were linked to 133,000 deaths from diabetesPlus 44,000 from heart disease and 6,000 from cancer78% of the deaths occurred in low and middle-income countries By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 20:00 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:28 GMT, 19 March 2013 Sugary soft drinks could be causing almost 200,000 deaths a year worldwide Sugary soft drinks could be causing almost 200,000 deaths a year worldwide, a study has found.
Turn doctors and nurses into hospital inspectors to avoid more unnecessary deaths, says report into scandal-hit NHS trust Long-awaited public inquiry into the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust to be published next weekUp to 1,200 patients may have died needlessly Crackdown after such serious failings occurred despite various regulatory bodies being in place /12/10/article-2245865-0C0A7E8D000005DC-480_468x286.jpg” width=”468″ height=”286″ alt=”Up to 1,200 patients may have died needlessly over a four-year period at Stafford Hospital, where patients were found to have been treated 'appallingly'” class=”blkBorder” /> Up to 1,200 patients may have died needlessly over a four-year period at Stafford Hospital, where patients were found to have been treated 'appallingly' The 11million inquiry, led by Robert Francis QC, is examining what went wrong at the trust between January 2005 and March 2009.
Taking his first steps: Boy whose funds for 35,000 private op were stolen by thieves walks after parents raise money again Corin diagnosed with cerebral palsy at 18months and walked with a frameParents launched fundraising campaign to pay for surgery to loosen his legsIn August thieves stole 1,400 from the fund, but family pressed on his parents started a fundraising campaign to pay for a special procedure to loosen his legs as it is not routinely available on the NHS.
Pregnant women exposed to pollen shortly before birth are more likely to have children with severe asthma Counts can vary markedly year to year but are highest from late spring to early autumn Pregnant women may become sensitive to high levels of pollen and pass this on to their unborn child By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:37 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:47 GMT, 7 January 2013 High pollen exposure in the last three months of pregnancy significantly increases a baby's risk of serious asthma attacks, research has shown.
Wealthy Indian spends 14,000 on a shirt made of GOLD to impress the ladies (and if nothing else it means less ironing for them!) Shirt took a team of 15 goldsmiths two weeks to construct Has matching cuffs and a set of rings crafted from left-over gold.It is often said that money can”t buy love.
Revolutionary X-ray treatment offers hope for diseased eyes Non-invasive Oraya therapy inhibits blood vessel growth – reducing inflammation and scarring of the eye | UPDATED: 22:03 GMT, 22 December 2012 A revolutionary new treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) has had its global launch in the UK.
Football-mad boy, 4, denied surgery to help him walk, despite just living seven miles from specialist hospital that could treat him Jack suffers from spastic cerebral palsy, meaning muscle tightness in his legs makes it impossible for him to walkAn operation that cuts the faulty nerves in the spine could improve his conditionHowever, his NHS Trust has refused to fund it, despite Jack only living seven miles from the specialist hospital that performs the surgery | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 18 December 2012 A football-mad four-year-old boy has been refused an operation to enable him to walk and play his favourite sport due to an NHS postcode lottery.
Implant boost for kidney dialysis patients on trial55,000 people in the UK rely on regular kidney dialysis | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 1 December 2012 On trial: The new implant can aid thousands Thousands of kidney dialysis patients could receive faster, safer treatment thanks to a new implant being trialled at St George’s Hospital in London and Central Manchester University Hospital.
Say la not aah! Musical dentist's drill for nervous patients Indonesian dental surgeon came up with unusual musical tool after realising children feared the drillThe drill is plugged into an MP3 player and patients hear louder music when they open their mouths | UPDATED: 15:14 GMT, 3 October 2012 Nearly all of us have experienced the familiar butterflies when it's time for the dreaded trip to the dentist.
I can”t bear to look down! Adorable cubs with a head fur heights climb up a tree for fun. Maybe they were looking for a place to escape a telling off from mum and dad, but these mischievous young bear cubs haven”t done a very good job of hiding themselves.