16stone woman Jodie Driver sheds half her body weight after holiday shame

'The masseuse pointed at my stomach and said “baby”' 16stone woman sheds half her body weight after holiday shame Jodie Driver, was teased by a masseuse while on holiday in Turkey in 2009 about her size 22 shapeIt made her determined to slim and she ditched takeaways for healthy meals, back in Turkey after slimming down Jodie spent the remainder of the holiday covered up, too self conscious to wear anything remotely revealing in risk of further ridicule.

Breast cancer deaths can be halved after 10 years of "wonder drug" Tamoxifen

Breast cancer deaths halved if patients given 'wonder drug' Tamoxifen for 10 years, not fiveTamoxifen is an anti-oestrogen drug that was developed over 30 years ago Most of the extra protection occurred after the end of the 10 year treatment period | UPDATED: 22:24 GMT, 5 December 2012 Breast check: Women are recommended to feel their breasts regularly and go to the GP if they notice any changes Breast cancer deaths can be halved after 10 years of treatment with the drug tamoxifen, research has shown.

Syrup found in biscuits, ice cream and energy drinks fuelling diabetes "global scale"

Syrup found in biscuits, ice cream and energy drinks fuelling diabetes on a 'global scale' Countries that use large amounts of fructose corn syrup have diabetes rates 20% higher than those that consume littleU.S has greatest consumption of the syrup by far amounting to 25kg per person a year, compared to 0.5kg in the UK | UPDATED: 18:14 GMT, 27 November 2012 The syrup is used in processed foods because it improves appearance, providing a consistent browning after oven heating A sweetener used in food manufacture could be partly to blame for rising rates of type 2 diabetes, say scientists.

Could this elixir hold the key to weight loss? Experts hope it"ll also treat diabetes, epilepsy and Alzheimer"s

Could this elixir hold the key to weight loss Experts hope it'll also treat diabetes, epilepsy and Alzheimer's | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 27 November 2012 The drink's key ingredient is ketones – powerful sources of energy our bodies make naturally There’s a new drink that could not only help you lose weight, but could also treat epilepsy, diabetes and possibly even Alzheimer’s.

Meet 6ft 5in teen Emma Cahill, whose size 14 feet wouldn’t even fit Peter Crouch’s boots

“I love shoes but can”t find any that fit”: Meet 6ft 5in teen Emma, whose size FOURTEEN feet are too big for Peter Crouch”s bootsEmma Cahill, 19, has one of biggest pairs of feet of any woman in EuropeOxford Brookes student from Worcester finds it “impossible” to find shoesOwns one pair of heels from US, which she repaints three times each year. Like any girl of her age, Emma Cahill loves to wear heels.

Don"t drink more than 3 glasses of wine a week: Oxford study claims slashing the official alcohol limit would save 4,500 lives a year

Don't drink more than THREE glasses of wine a week: Oxford study claims slashing the official alcohol limit would save 4,500 lives a year Guidance would see recommended consumption cut to half a unit a dayFindings could influence first review of drinking advice for 15 years | UPDATED: 06:45 GMT, 31 May 2012 Britons should drink no more than three small glasses of wine a week, scientists have said.

Why EVERYONE over 50 needs to be taking statins: Cholesterol-busting pills cut risk of heart attack or stroke

Why EVERYONE over 50 needs to be taking statins: Cholesterol-busting pills cut risk of heart attack or stroke | UPDATED: 23:23 GMT, 16 May 2012 All over-50s should take statins to cut their risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, researchers claim.

Cheaper blindness drug may save NHS 85million each year

Cheaper blindness drug may save NHS 85million each yearCurrent drug costs 750 per treatment, but doctors are increasingly using a 60 alternativeDrugs firm that makes the 750 option claims the cheaper alternative puts patients at riskFour NHS trusts are being taken to court by the drug's manufacturer over the issue | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 6 May 2012 The NHS could save 85million each year by using a cheaper drug to treat a common form of blindness in the elderly, researchers claim.

Leading supermarkets "undermine parents" efforts to feed their children healthily by displaying sweets at checkouts"

Leading supermarkets 'undermine parents' efforts to feed their children healthily by displaying sweets at checkouts' | UPDATED: 06:53 GMT, 25 April 2012 Three leading supermarkets have been named as the 'worst offenders' for undermining parents' efforts to feed their children healthily.