Most office KITCHENS are dirtier than the toilets, with kettles and microwaves the germiest places

Most office KITCHENS are dirtier than the toilets, with kettles and microwaves the germiest places Half of kitchen surfaces are contaminated with dangerous levels of coliforms – bacteria in faecesThese bacteria can cause gastrointestinal diseases25 per cent of draining boards, 30 per cent of microwaves, 40 per cent of kettles also contaminated By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 Workplace kitchens are dangerously dirty, to the point that they could cause illness, new research suggests.

NHS Alliance chairman Dr Michael Nixon: The elderly must be kept out of "dangerous hospitals", say GPs as they attack care standards and…

The elderly must be kept out of 'dangerous hospitals', say GPs as they attack care standards and call for changes in the way the NHS is runNHS Alliance chairman calls for shift in way health service is runDr Michael Dixon says hospitals are dangerous, particularly for elderlyVulnerable and elderly should be treated in community, doctors say By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 01:46 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:01 GMT, 13 March 2013 Dr Michael Nixon, president and chairman of the NHS Alliance, has said certain patients should be kept out of hospital as long as possible Hospitals are dangerous places and only the most serious cases should be treated there, GPs warned last night.

Gel manicures can increase the risk of SKIN CANCER as well as wrecking your nails

Gel manicures can increase the risk of SKIN CANCER as well as wreck your nails UV light from lamps used to set the gel manicures cause similar skin damage to sunbedsTreatment also causes nail to thin and hides infections Experts recommend to get nail treatment for special occasions and put on suncream beforehand By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:09 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:34 GMT, 5 March 2013 They have been marketed as the most convenient way to have glossy, chip-free nails for weeks.

Take it a bit easier in the gym: Too much exercise can wear out your heart

Take it a bit easier in the gym: Too much exercise can wear out your heartModerate, regular exercise is beneficial but it is possible to do too muchExercising intensely for more than an hour can cause heart tissue to stretchRunning between two and five times a week is better than going every dayAnd, marathons should not be a regular challenge, rather done occasionally | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 29 November 2012 While moderate exercise like jogging is good for you, too much is bad for your heart It is the news that couch potatoes have been waiting for: too much exercise is bad for your heart.

Fiona Luscombe, 23, has double mastectomy after finding she has breast cancer gene that killed her mother and grandmother

Nursery worker, 23, with cancer gene has double mastectomy after disease killed mother and grandfather Fiona Luscombe, from Plymouth, feared she would also succumb to BRCA2 gene which increases risk of cancer 'I grew up with cancer and I just couldn't risk it' she said | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 28 November 2012 Aged just 23, beautiful and engaged to be married – Fiona Luscombe shouldn't have a care in the world.

A kiss for daddy, and then perhaps a scratch too far: Heartwarming pictures of a lion cub meeting his father for the first time

A kiss for daddy, and then perhaps a scratch too far: Heartwarming pictures of a lion cub meeting his father for the first time . He is one of the world”s most dangerous predators.

Bad news for dads: Babies “should share mother’s bed until age three” because it’s good for their hearts

Bad news for dads: Babies “should share mother”s bed until age three” because it”s good for their heartsSleeping alone makes it “harder for mother and child to bond and damages the development of the brain”Researchers believe this lead to bad behaviour as the child grows up

Meet the Face-Kini, the latest craze to hit China’s beaches as bathers wear masks to beat the sun’s harmful rays

Meet the “Face-Kini”, the latest craze to hit China”s beaches as bathers wear masks to beat the sun”s harmful rays The name describes a protective head mask that is being used along Shandong province”s East China Sea coast Used by beach-goers who want to protect their skin from the sunThe colourful masks sell for 15 to 25 yuan (1£ to to 2.50£)