What should Fat Betty do? From the baby formula diet to safflower oil shots, how women kept their weight down in the Sixties

What should Fat Betty do From the baby formula diet to safflower oil shots, how women kept their weight down in the Sixties By Tamara Abraham PUBLISHED: 21:02 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:51 GMT, 16 April 2013 Though she may no longer be quite so 'Fat Betty', Mad Men's Mrs Francis is still trying to 'reduce' in the newest episodes.

Worcestershire Acute NHS: Hospital that left patient to starve to death forced to pay 400,000 in compensation

Hospital that left patient to starve to death and another unwashed for 11 weeks forced to pay 400,000 in compensation Human rights lawyers described mistreatment as 'appalling' failures of careWorcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust bosses will apologise to families Successful legal action by 38 families has led to total payouts of 410,000Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is 'disgusted and appalled' by the accountsPatients left thirsty while another had ribs broken as staff tried to lift himTrust accepts care was below standard but has not admitted legal liability | UPDATED: 14:31 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital trust has paid out more than 400,000 in compensation and issued dozens of apologies over an ‘appalling’ catalogue of neglect.

Hospital that left patient to starve to death and another unwashed for 11 weeks forced to pay 400,000 in compensation

Hospital that left patient to starve to death and another unwashed for 11 weeks forced to pay 400,000 in compensation Human rights lawyers described mistreatment as 'appalling' failures of careWorcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust bosses will apologise to families Successful legal action by 38 families has led to total payouts of 410,000Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is 'disgusted and appalled' by the accountsPatients left thirsty while another had ribs broken as staff tried to lift himTrust accepts care was below standard but has not admitted legal liability | UPDATED: 01:56 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital trust has paid out more than 400,000 in compensation and issued dozens of apologies over an ‘appalling’ catalogue of neglect.

Emaciated dog was forced to eat parts of his dead mother to survive after starvation

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Emaciated dog was forced to eat parts of his dead mother to survive after cruel owner left them to starve for two weeksNeglect by Katrina Plumridge saw Staffordshire bull terrier Ronnie dieDog”s son Scrappy was forced to eat her to survive at Grimsby houseAlarm raised by letting agent shocked by “thinnest dog he”d ever seen”Plumridge moved out of house and dogs were found three weeks laterGiven 18-week suspended jail term and 180 hours” unpaid work to do

Stacey Lockhurst avoids jail after keeping dog in squalid cage with no food or water

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Dog owner, 27, starved her German Shepherd puppy in tiny cage with no food or water for SEVEN MONTHS (but she”s avoided jail) WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Kent woman Stacey Lockhurst got suspended jail termKept puppy Jack in cage surrounded by his own wasteRSPCA said it”s one of “worst cruelty cases ever seen”

BMA doctors argue assisted suicide is "never justified" as they vote against euthanasia

BMA doctors argue assisted suicide is 'never justified' as they vote against euthanasia Campaigners say current system is 'morally repugnant'Doctors decide killing of patients 'can never be justified' | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 27 June 2012 Doctors have reiterated their opposition to assisted dying at the British Medical Association’s conference today.

Snorers may have higher risk of dying from cancer, study reveals

Snorers may have higher risk of dying from cancer, study revealsMild snorers just 0.1 times more likely to die from cancer than those without the problemBut moderate snorers double the chances of cancer death while severe snorers increase the risk 4.8 times | UPDATED: 07:49 GMT, 21 May 2012 Snorers may have a heightened risk of dying from cancer, a study claims.