A diabetes epidemic and supermarkets who are pushers for an addictive drug called sugar

A diabetes epidemic and supermarkets who are pushers for an addictive drug called sugar By Joanna Blythman PUBLISHED: 23:39 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:23 GMT, 5 March 2013 The obesity epidemic is worsening, with drastic consequences for the nation’s health.

Moob operations up 38% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes

Moob operations up 38% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes Excessive development of male breasts is thought to affect 40%of menNumber of man boob operations has doubled in the last five yearsCondition can be triggered by obesity, hormone problems and medication By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:12 GMT, 7 January 2013 Ricky Gervais is one high-profile sufferer of moobs The number of men going under the knife to get rid of their so-called man boobs has increased by 38 per cent in the last year, new statistics show.

Moob operations up 28% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes

Moob operations up 28% in a year as men are spurred on by buff bodies of Olympic athletes Excessive development of male breasts is thought to affect 40%of menNumber of man boob operations has doubled in the last five yearsCondition can be triggered by obesity, hormone problems and medication By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:33 GMT, 7 January 2013 Ricky Gervais is one high-profile sufferer of moobs The number of men going under the knife to get rid of their so-called man boobs has increased by 28 per cent in the last year, new statistics show.

Heavy drinking "kills you quicker than smoking" and poses greater risk to women than men

Heavy drinking 'kills you quicker than smoking' and poses greater risk to women than men Alcoholics die 20 years sooner on average than general population, groundbreaking study findsResearchers in Germany spent 14 years following 149 alcohol-dependent adults to produce report Death rate among alcohol-dependent women was 4.6 times higher than normal, academics found Rate among men with alcohol problems was almost twice as high as the general male population | UPDATED: 06:39 GMT, 17 October 2012 Heavy drinking kills you more quickly than smoking and is especially dangerous among women, a study suggests.

Dancer suffering from profuse sweating disorder holds hands with boyfriend for the first time at 22 thanks to operation

Dancer suffering from profuse sweating disorder holds hands with boyfriend for the first time at 22 after operation to sever glands Lynsey Dare, 22, from Worcester, suffered from excessive sweating disorderHer affliction was so severe it water-damaged mobile phones and laptops | UPDATED: 15:34 GMT, 10 October 2012 A dancer has told of her joy at being able to hold hands with her boyfriend for the first time, thanks to an operation to cure an excessive sweating disorder.

Blast of sound that can give your love life a lift: From sponge pellets to pumps and even sound waves, what"s best for impotence?

Blast of sound that can give your love life a lift: From sponge pellets to pumps and even sound waves, what's best for impotence | UPDATED: 20:54 GMT, 17 September 2012 Because of the possibility of underlying health problems, erectile dysfunction should be investigated by your doctor Though they may not want to talk about it, at any one time around one in ten British men suffers from erectile dysfunction (ED) — the inability to have and maintain an erection.

Wine "is as good as drugs for thin bones"

Daily glass of wine ‘is as good as drugs for protecting thin bones in older women’Regular moderate intake of alcohol after the menopause helps to maintain bone strength says review teamAbstaining from alcohol leads to higher risk of developing osteoporosisNational Osteoporosis Society warned against drinking more to protect bones | UPDATED: 06:57 GMT, 3 August 2012 One or two glasses of wine a day could work as well as drugs at protecting older women from thinning bones.

Undearm implant that jump-starts an irregular heart

Undearm implant that jump-starts an irregular heart | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 15 May 2012 Tragedy: Runner Claire Squires died during last month's London Marathon A million Britons suffer from an irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, and every year 70,000 die as a result.

Diabetes: Did chicken pox trigger my children"s diabetes? As the number of patients DOUBLE in ten years, one mother"s alarming story

Did chicken pox trigger my children's diabetes As the number of patients DOUBLE in ten years, one mother's alarming story By Lucy Elkins PUBLISHED: 23:17 GMT, 30 April 2012 | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 30 April 2012 Jen Mackenzie has lived with type-1 diabetes since she was four, and is only too well aware of the symptoms of the disease.