One million children and teenagers to get measles jab amid fears of English outbreaks

One million children and teenagers to get measles jab amid fears of English outbreaks The 20million campaign follows a big rise in cases in South WalesMany affected missed out on vaccination in late 1990s and early 2000s587 confirmed measles cases in England in first three months of 2013That's more than three times the 168 cases in the same period of 2012 ” class=”blkBorder” /> Vaccinations: Figures show there were 587 confirmed measles cases in England in the first three months of this year, more than three times the 168 cases in the same period of 2012 Figures from Public Health England (PHE) show there were 587 confirmed measles cases in England in the first three months of this year, more than three times the 168 cases in the same period of 2012.

Birmingham is the sexually transmitted disease capital of the UK

Birmingham is the STI capital of the UK, with more 30-somethings getting infected than ever before East London and Glasgow were also STI hotspotsChlamydia was the most commonly treated STI, followed by gonorrhoea and genital warts Average age of diagnosis is now 34.9 By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:00 GMT, 23 April 2013 Birmingham is the sexually transmitted infection capital of the UK, according to new research.

Drivers who sneeze behind the wheel cause 2,500 accidents a WEEK – now experts say they should stay off the roads

Drivers who sneeze behind the wheel cause 2,500 accidents a WEEK – now experts say they should stay off the roads Motorists can travel 50ft blind when sneezingDrivers with severe colds 'should stay off the roads' Study suggests those with the sniffles should leave four extra car lengths for slower reaction times digg] By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:00 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:14 GMT, 14 February 2013 Getting behind the wheel when bunged up with a cold is far more dangerous than drivers realise, researchers say.

So THAT"S why slimming makes us depressed: Ditching fat and sugar is similar to drug withdrawal

So THAT'S why slimming makes us depressed: Ditching fat and sugar is similar to drug withdrawal Consuming a high-fat diet was linked with greater anxiety, say experts This could make dieters vulnerable to a cycle of bingeing and fasting By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:39 GMT, 12 December 2012 | UPDATED: 12:46 GMT, 12 December 2012 The sight of a solitary carrot on your plate while your friends tuck into bags of crisps and chocolate is enough to make anyone feel glum.

Safe sex: Facebook is a good way to promote condom use to teenagers

How Facebook could prevent you from catching an STD Young people who 'Liked' a sexual health advice site were more likely to use condoms than those who didn't Facebook 'a good way to help prevent sexually transmitted infections' | UPDATED: 14:50 GMT, 10 October 2012 Young people who received sexual advice from Facebook were more likely to use condoms If you worry about spending hours on Facebook, then relax – it could be good for your health.

Recession has left middle-aged men "most at risk" of suicide in England

Recession has left middle-aged men 'most at risk' of suicide Men aged between 35 and 49 are now at higher risk of killing themselves than young men | UPDATED: 12:00 GMT, 10 September 2012 Middle-aged men are now the most likely group to commit suicide in England, it was revealed today.

Video captures animal rescue group giving a dying stray dog his first moments of love as his life slips away

The last days of Ol Boy: Heartbreaking video captures animal rescue group giving a dying stray dog his first moments of love as his life slips awaySingapore group cared for Ol Boy in his final days.When his rescuers found him, Ol Boy was in a state of pain, but they cared for him in his final days, showing him a love he had never known.

How your blood group can affect you heart disease risk: Britons with "O" type "benefit from natural protection"

How your blood group can affect your heart disease risk: Britons with 'O' type 'benefit from natural protection' | UPDATED: 23:46 GMT, 14 August 2012 Research: A person's blood group helps determine their risk of heart disease, a study has found A person’s blood group helps determine their risk of heart disease, a study has found.