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Belly busting blend

Belly busting blend

June sees the launch of an exciting new tea blend that could help you beat your belly in time for swimwear season…

Why safety at heights must remain a top priority for employers

Why safety at heights must remain a top priority for employers

According to the U.K.’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), working at heights is still one of the biggest causes of major injuries and death for workers in Great Britain.

Child obesity risk increases almost three-fold in five generations

Child obesity risk increases almost three-fold in five generations

Children born since 1990 are up to three times more likely than older generations to be overweight or obese by age 10 according to a new study.

Game, set, match. Turn your game on with Sony’s Smart Tennis Sensor

Game, set, match. Turn your game on with Sony’s Smart Tennis Sensor

Tennis fans can now take advantage of recent innovations in smart, mobile technologies to help them reach their sporting goals. The Sony’s SSE-TN1W Smart Tennis Sensor will connect with your smart-device to make it easier than ever to track your tennis performance accurately.

Paracetamol in pregnancy may lower testosterone in unborn boys

Paracetamol in pregnancy may lower testosterone in unborn boys

Prolonged paracetamol use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys, research has found.

Hazards in the workplace and how to avoid them

The workplace can be a pretty hazardous place to be. The Health and Safety Executive says that accident rates have fallen over the years as we become more safety conscious but its most recent statistics still show about 629,000 people had an accident at work in 2013/14.

Men still stigmatise gluten free diets despite growing awareness

Research has been conducted to reveal the perceptions of the modern British man on gluten free diets.

New screening technique could pick up twice as many women with ovarian cancer

New screening technique could pick up twice as many women with ovarian cancer

A new screening method can detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer as conventional strategies, according to the latest results from the largest trial of its kind.

A Beginner’s Guide to Vaser Lipo Surgery

The very mention of liposuction is usually enough to bring to mind rather brutal images of harsh surgical procedures, which although effective have long been less-than ideal for a multitude of reasons.

Tips on coping with tinnitus

For many people, the onset of tinnitus can really have a debilitating impact on their lives. Although there is no established cure for tinnitus, as its causes can be so varying, there are ways to make it easier to cope with.

Run into summer with Aldi Specialbuys Range

Run into summer with Aldi Specialbuys Range

With summer fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to get running, and you can now jog in comfort and style thanks to Aldi Specialbuys Running range, in stores 16th April and available while stocks last.

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall

A study by the MRC (Medical Research Council) Cognition and Brain Sciences unit in Cambridge has shown how intentional recall is beyond a simple reawakening of a memory; and actually leads us to forget other competing experiences that interfere with retrieval.

Almost half of Brits have increased efforts to monitor the amount of sugar in their diet compared to a year ago

Almost half of Brits have increased efforts to monitor the amount of sugar in their diet compared to a year ago

As the debate surrounding the potential dangers of sugar and how to tackle this issue continues to rage, new research from Mintel finds a significant 46% of Brits have taken at least one course of action to monitor or reduce their sugar intake in the last year.

Babies with more frequent eye movements are more likely to develop ASD

Babies with more frequent eye movements are more likely to develop ASD

Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have found that babies who move their eyes more often than their peers at the age of six months are more likely to meet criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as children.

Children ‘bored’ of healthy food

Most parents will attest that getting kids to eat healthily can be like nailing jelly to the ceiling. But with childhood obesity on the rise, it’s become even more important to find creative ways of improving children’s diets.