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Study shows air pollution claimed 9,500 lives in London

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:21

According to a new study, air pollution claimed the lives of almost 9,500 people in London during the year 2010.

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Smelliest titan arum plant blooms in Edinburgh

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 06:48

A plant named, titan arum, which is often referred to as the smelliest plant in the world, has bloomed under the care of horticulture experts in Edinburgh in Scotland.

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UK drink limits are ‘unsafe’, says doctors

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 06:45

Medical experts have said that the alcohol drinking limits in the UK is at unsafe level and must be lowered especially following concerns from doctors that the guidelines are not tough enough.

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London noise levels affecting population

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 08:21

According to a new study, the high level of noise pollution in the city of London is affecting the health of residents and may be linked to early death and a greater risk of stroke.

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Mediterranean diet reduces risk of womb cancer, study

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:37

According to a new study, adapting a Mediterranean diet can significantly reduce to risk of getting womb cancer.The researchers found that those who followed a Mediterranean diet have lowered their ri

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Newer contraceptive pills may be linked to risk of blood clots

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:34

A new study has suggested that the new contraceptive pills might be linked to higher risk of serious blood clots.

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Investigation after surgeon allegedly used a ‘rusty hacksaw’

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 22:33

Authorities have launched an investigation after it was alleged that a surgeonused a 'rusty hacksaw' to amputate a patient's leg at Ayr Hospital in Scotland.

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Noise from offshore wind turbine construction affecting harbour seals, study

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 06:45

According to a new study, noise from pile driving during offshore wind turbine construction is damaging the hearing of harbour seals around the UK.

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Researchers develop new non-invasive drug test for cocaine

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 22:13

A team of researchers have developed a new non-invasive drug test for cocaine that might help the law enforcement agencies track down offenders.

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North Lincolnshire Council participates in Food Safety week

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 22:05

The North Lincolnshire Council has said that it is partnering with other agencies to mark the Food Safety Week from 18 to 24 May, 2015.

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Sarah Brightman delays plans to fly to the ISS

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 08:53

UK's popular classical crossover soprano, songwriter, actress, and dancer, Sarah Brightman has announced that she has decided to postpone her journey to the International Space Station that was schedu

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Authorities give £9 million to Scottish hospitals

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 22:22

Authorities in Scotland have set aside £9 million to help hospitals in the area cope with emergency care during the coming winter season.

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A third of British think they are overweight

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 22:18

According to a new study, about 36 per cent of the adults in the UK believe that they are overweight are actually clinically obese and face risk of major health problems.

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Tower Hamlets Council marks Mental Health Awareness Week

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 08:09

TheTower Hamlets Council is marking Mental Health Awareness Week from May 11th to May 17th and will use the occasion to encourage homeowners to be more conscious of their general health.

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Exercise has little role in fighting obesity, study

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:24

According to a new study, physical activity has no major role in controlling obesity and doctors said that public campaigns must be focused on avoiding unhealthy foods.

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Teenager cancer survivors bald head pictures reported as offensive

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:21

Two teenagers, who posted photographs of their bald heads and scars after life-saving treatment for cancer, noticed that the pictures were reported as offensive on social networking site Facebook.

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Apps should be used to help isolated people, experts

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 08:16

A new report has suggested that apps should be used to locate people living in the most isolated places and focus services in order to help them.

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Pet food brands contain unspecified animal parts, report

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 23:19

According to a new study, pet food brands contain unspecified animal parts that are not listed on the labels of the products.

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