Menopausal night sweats are more common in women who smoke and are overweightLeading an unhealthy lifestyle puts women at higher risk of developing unpleasant menopausal symptoms Australian study links specific lifestyle factors and menopausal symptoms for first timeWell-educated women least likely to suffer hot flushes By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 11:42 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 17 April 2013 Women who are overweight and smoke are more likely to suffer menopausal night sweats, according to Australian research.
200 people fall sick amid fears of salmonella outbreak after spicy food festival in NewcastleFour cases of salmonella confirmed after hundreds fall ill with diarrhoeaInvestigation has been launched by Environmental health Officers The source of the infection at charity festival not yet identified By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 21:54 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:18 GMT, 8 March 2013 Around 200 people who attended a spicy food street festival have reported suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting amid fears of a salmonella outbreak, a council spokesman said today.
Soaring numbers of men with 'drinkers nose' have unsightly thread veins removed to stop them looking like heavy boozers Thread veins around the nose can be caused by alcohol, but also smoking, sun exposure or rosaceaBut many men are worrying the veins give off the wrong impression of being 'boozy', say expertsMen now account for 40 per cent of procedures done, compared with just 5 per cent a decade ago By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:22 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:27 GMT, 1 March 2013 Doctors have reported a sharp rise in men requesting cosmetic treatment to reduce the effect of 'drinkers nose' – unsightly thread veins on the face often blamed on heavy drinking.
Carers fed 77-year-old grandfather this jam sandwich covered in mould: Fury of daughter who found father in tears after lunch 'burned back of his throat'Rita Sinnix claims her elderly father was given mouldy sandwichThe 77-year-old told his daughter the food burned the back of his throat Mrs Sinnix complained to social services, who have introduced new care By James Rush PUBLISHED: 13:37 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:17 GMT, 27 February 2013 A daughter has criticised her elderly father's carers for making a sandwich out of mouldy bread for his lunch.
Vulnerable pensioner left to 'lie in her own filth for weeks' while a council-appointed carer cleaned around her Janet Norton, 72, lay immobilised on sofa for two months with back injuryCarer cleaned the flat but appears to have ignored her desperate stateDaughter became suspicious after mother never answered the phoneDiscovered her lying in 'disgusting state' and in own waste and alerted paramedics.
Nine more hospitals to be investigated for having above average death rates , according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
How hugging can lower your blood pressure and boost your memory Hugging a loved one releases the hormone oxytocin that gives you a physical boost But effect only works if you hug someone you trustEmbracing someone you barely know increases stress By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:12 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:14 GMT, 22 January 2013 U.S.
The fat timebomb: A THIRD of primary school children are now overweight or obese New NHS figures show 33.9 per cent of year six pupils weigh more than they shouldFifth of children in reception also overweight or obese Pupils in urban areas more likely to be larger than those in towns and suburbs | UPDATED: 11:26 GMT, 12 December 2012 A third of final year primary school children are overweight or obese, new figures suggest.
Caesarean sections now account for a QUARTER of all births – and older mothers are the reason why 18 per cent over mothers over 35 opted not to give birth naturallyRoyal College of Midwives raises concern about a quarter of mothers having the surgery But teen pregnancies down by a fifth in five years | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 6 December 2012 25 per cent of mothers in England had a Caesarean – a slight increase from the previous year Older mothers are behind the number of Caesarean sections rising yet again.
Abuse of elderly patients by NHS staff rises by a third in one year with a shocking 36,000 offences reported last year alone | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 1 December 2012 'Cruelty has become normal': Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt highlighted some disturbing cases of abuse by NHS staff Thousands of elderly and vulnerable patients are being abused by carers and NHS staff, shocking figures reveal.