HEALTH

Londoners are encouraged to use NHS 111 service to avoid unnecessary A&E visits

It is estimated that 768,404 Londoners go to A&E each year who could have been helped by NHS 111  Londoners are being urged to avoid unnecessary...

Autism can be related to short gap between pregnancies

A new study warns couples rushing to get pregnant within two years of giving birth have a higher chance of having a child with...

Asian kids ‘most obese’, says new report

by LAUREN CODLING SOUTH ASIAN children are the most likely to be overweight or obese in the UK, a new study has found. Fifty per...

South Asian parents urged to vaccinate their children against flu this winter

Over three million children are being offered the free flu vaccination this winter Last year’s flu vaccine reduced the risk of flu in...

One in six deaths caused by pollution worldwide – report calls for government action

POLLUTION caused nine million deaths in 2015 - three times more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined - scientists said yesterday (19), calling for governments...

‘High density city life is healthier and happier’

NEW research shows that urban living encourages exercise and socialising. Contrary to popular belief, busy city centres beat suburban living when it comes to human...

Olive oil compound may prevent diabetes

Scientists have identified a compound in olive oil that may prevent diabetes by helping the body secrete more insulin, paving the way for low-cost...

Medical camera to see through the human body

Medical advancements are constantly progressing and now we a team of scientists has come up with a camera that can see through the human...

Milkha Singh appointed as the World Health Organization’s Goodwill Ambassador

Milkha Singh the Legendary Indian athlete has been appointed as the World Health Organization (WHO) Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region,...
Diabetes

Diabetes-alcohol link played down by experts

Charity experts have warned that a study that found drinking alcohol decreases the chance of developing diabetes should be taken with a “pinch of...