Organic food labels "trick" us into thinking food is healthier and tastier

Organic food labels 'trick' us into thinking food is healthier and tastier Perceptions of taste, calories and value can be significantly altered when a food is labelled 'organic'Organic foods were estimated to have significantly fewer calories and taste lower in fat Customers were also willing to pay 23% more for them By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 14:51 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:37 GMT, 3 April 2013 It is seen as healthier and tastier – and millions of shoppers willingly pay more to enjoy it.

Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits

Kale sales soar as celebrities such as Gwyneth promote its health benefits Kale sales have risen by 40 per cent in the last yearThis is thought to be because of celebrity chefs and cookbook authors promoting the vegetable's benefitsCould also be because of shortages of other vegetables caused by last year's bad weather By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 13:49 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:26 GMT, 25 March 2013 Gwyneth Paltrow is known to be a kale fan Sales of kale have soared thanks to celebrity chefs and famous cookbook authors, a new report has shown.

Distressed war veteran, 94, left in blood-soaked pyjamas for FIVE HOURS by “exceptionally busy” A&E department

A hero humiliated: Hospital left veteran, 94, in bloody pyjamas for FIVE hoursRod Gray was taken to Ipswich Hospital after falling over at home Had split his head open was suffering from shock and a head injury His family claim he was left alone, needing the toilet and in distress Mr Gray said he felt 'humiliated' by lack of dignity with which he was treatedThe hospital says it was very busy that evening but it is investigating By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 12:19 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 13 March 2013 An elderly war hero was left sitting in a casualty department in his blood-soaked pyjamas for more than five hours while he waited to be seen by a doctor.

Dementia victims "have twice the risk of dying in hospital while a third are not properly diagnosed by staff"

Dementia victims 'have twice the risk of dying in hospital while a third are not properly diagnosed by staff' Charities have described the situation for dementia sufferers as ‘scandalous’ Dementia patients are twice as likely to die in hospital than other patients The Government has pledged 50 million to improve dementia care By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 01:11 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:40 GMT, 12 March 2013 Hospitals are failing to properly care for dementia sufferers who are twice as likely to die in them than all other patients, a damning report reveals.

Friendship, not sex, is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship

It's not all about sex: FRIENDSHIP is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship A good friendship creates a more committed, loving and sexually satisfying relationship, say researchers But those who try and satisfy their own selfish desires are less likely to sustain the bond in the longer term By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:44 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 28 January 2013 A strong friendship is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship, new research suggests.

Drug watchdog should scrap "flawed" system used to ration life-saving medicines, warn EU experts

Drug watchdog should scrap 'flawed' system used to ration life-saving medicines, warn EU experts Drugs rationing body NICE weighs cost of treatment against effect on health and life expectancyDecisions can be controversial as more expensive pioneering drugs are often turned downSome doctors have defended fomula saying it helps to make difficult decisions working with a limited budget By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 09:28 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:51 GMT, 25 January 2013 The method used to decide whether or not the NHS will fund a drug is should be scrapped, according to a new study.

David Cameron backs friends and families test to act as "flashing light" to warn when hospitals and GPs are failing

Cameron backs friends and families test to act as 'flashing light' to warn when hospitals and GPs are failing Patients to be asked if they would recommend NHS service to loved onesNurses told to carry out hourly rounds of wardsNew 'dementia champions' with 1 in 4 patients suffering from disease ‘Games Makers’.

Man who was given 5% chance of a family after battling testicular cancer twice defies the odds to become a father

Man given 5% chance of becoming a father after battling testicular cancer twice celebrates his son's first Christmas Huw Allanson, 26, lost a testicle and had several gruelling rounds of chemo after being diagnosed Told he and fiance Lizi had just 5% chance of conceiving naturally due to poor quality spermBut just a week before starting IVF, realised they had conceived naturallyBaby Ryan was born in April this year | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 From the moment he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, Huw Allanson had feared his dream of becoming a father would never come true.

A life worth living: Judge backs wife in fight to keep her husband alive after hospital tried to withhold treatment

A life worth living: Judge backs wife in fight to keep her husband alive after hospital tried to withhold treatment Doctors had wanted to withhold potentially lifesaving care from father Judge Justice Jackson overruled doctors yesterday saying they had undervalued the limited quality of life David James, 68, could still enjoyMr James went to hospital seven months ago with stomach complaint, but contracted pneumonia that led to multiple organ failureJudge described husband's relationship with his family as 'of the closest and most meaningful kind' and this carried 'great weight' in his decisionEmotional evidence heard relatives insisting Mr James smiled when they visited and enjoyed reading the newspaper and seeing his grandchildren | UPDATED: 12:11 GMT, 7 December 2012 The loving wife of a desperately ill musician yesterday won her fight to force a hospital to keep treating him.

One in three patients wait more than an hour at A&E because departments are struggling to cope with high volumes of patients

One in three patients wait more than an hour at A&E because departments are struggling to cope with high volumes of patients | UPDATED: 01:49 GMT, 7 December 2012 One in three patients are waiting more than an hour to be seen in A&E, a report shows.