NHS should take out more tonsils to avoid repeat cases of sore throats, say doctors

NHS should return to the 1950s and take out more tonsils to avoid repeat cases of sore throats, say doctors Finnish study finds tonsillectomies reduce pharyngitisAbout 200,000 children a year had tonsils out in 1950sNow figure has dropped to 29,000 procedures a year By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 05:07 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:47 GMT, 3 April 2013 The NHS should remove more tonsils to avoid repeated cases of severely sore throats, according to British doctors.

Taking vitamin C DOES reduce the risk of a cold – but only if you exercise

Taking vitamin C DOES reduce the risk of a cold – but only if you exercise Vitamin makes no difference to couch potatoesBut in those who work out, it can HALVE the risk of a cold and help speed up recovery, say Finnish expertsChildren are more responsive to the vitamin than adults By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:06 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:10 GMT, 14 February 2013 Taking vitamin C to ward off a cold only helps if you exercise regularly, new research suggests.

Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80%

Cut down on the overtime! Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80%Researchers found spending too long in the workplace resulted in up to 80% greater chance of heart disease Britain has some of the longest working hours in Europe, averaging out at 42.7 hours a week.

Iran nuclear facilities hit by cyber attack that plays AC/DC’s Thunderstruck at full volume

Iran nuclear facilities hit by cyber attack that plays AC/DC”s Thunderstruck at full volume . As far as malicious computer hacking is concerned, the most recent breach of security at Iran”s nuclear facilities may not be very serious…

Women fed up with their jobs "more likely to turn to comfort eating"

Women fed up with their jobs are 'more likely to turn to comfort eating' A fifth of women surveyed were found to suffer from work burnoutSuch women were also more prone to 'uncontrolled' eating | UPDATED: 12:14 GMT, 13 March 2012 Women who are fed up with their jobs are more likely to turn to food for comfort in times of stress, according to a Finnish study.