Sugary drinks could be causing 200,000 deaths a year worldwide, warn experts

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.

Former world"s fattest man Paul Mason loses an incredible 45 stone – but now needs an operation to shed eight stone of excess SKIN

World's former fattest man loses an incredible 45 stone – but now needs an operation to shed eight stone of excess SKINPaul Mason, from Ipswich, Suffolk, once weighed an incredible 70 stone Former postman now needs operation to help him get even thinner51-year-old says excess skin makes it difficult to walk By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 19:49 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:42 GMT, 3 January 2013 The former fattest man in the world has lost almost two thirds of his weight – but now wants an operation to remove his excess skin.

Diabetics are almost 50% more likely to have a heart attack than those without the condition

Diabetics are almost 50% more likely to have a heart attack than those without the condition Condition increases the risk of heart attack by 48 per cent, according to the National Diabetes Audit Almost 14,500 diabetics in England and Wales suffered a heart attack between 2010 and 2011 People with diabetes also 65 per cent more likely to have heart failure than the rest of the population | UPDATED: 11:38 GMT, 10 December 2012 People with diabetes are almost 50 per cent more likely to have a heart attack than those who do not have the condition, new research has shown.

Number of men turning to surgery to get rid of "moobs" doubles in five years

'Moob' operations double in five years as men turn to surgery to get rid of male breastsFigures show 790 men underwent the procedure to remove their 'moobs' last yearFive years ago it was half that figureExperts say it is down to a rise in obesity and an imbalance in male sex hormones | UPDATED: 13:59 GMT, 28 November 2012 The number of men going under the knife to rid themselves of so called 'man boobs' has doubled in five years.

It"s not always just about being fat – and slimming can make them WORSE: Are female hormones to blame for the rise of "man boobs"?

It's not always just about being fat – and slimming can make them WORSE: Are female hormones to blame for the rise of 'man boobs' By Charlotte Dovey PUBLISHED: 00:16 GMT, 14 August 2012 | UPDATED: 00:16 GMT, 14 August 2012 Despite all the effort comedian Ricky Gervais has put in to losing weight over the past few years, there’s one — or, indeed, two — obvious fatty areas that just won’t budge: his man boobs, or moobs.

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.

Losing 10lb "can reduce menopause symptoms" including hot flushes and night sweats

Losing 10lb 'can reduce menopause symptoms' including hot flushes and night sweats | UPDATED: 00:16 GMT, 12 July 2012 Women going through menopause who lose excess fat could reduce their symptoms Losing excess weight could help banish the symptoms of the menopause, research has suggested.

Miracle twins born 15 weeks premature survive being born with combined weight of just three and a half pounds

Miracle twins born red raw 15 WEEKS premature go home fit and healthy after being treated in six different hospitalsTwin boys George and Harrison both now nearly weigh 8lbs They have finally gone home five months after their births | UPDATED: 11:09 GMT, 22 May 2012 Twin boys who were born with a combined weight of less than three-and-a-half pounds have defied the odds to survive thanks to modern medicine.

You may have the world at your feet, but that don"t stop the corns from hurtin"

You may have the world at your feet, but that don't stop the corns from hurting High heels have caused painful-looking corns on Naomi Campbell's feet Every time I watch famous actresses and singers waft down the red carpet sporting glamorous gowns, I think of the terribly witty Sally Rogers, played by Rose Marie, in the Dick Van Dyke Show.