Professor Gadi Frankel, from Imperial College London, said there had been recent outbreaks that could specifically be related to pre-packed salads, including a salmonella outbreak in the UK last year traced to imported basil, and an E coli outbreak in the US in 2006 traced to pre-packed baby spinach. … [Read more...] about Food safety: Scientists warn of health risks in salad packs
He added: “One of the most important lessons we have learned through 30 years of our studies is that brains can be improved by adopting healthy habits, such as a calorie-smart diet and regular exercise.” … [Read more...] about Obesity raises risk of Alzheimer’s and mental illness by reducing blood flow to the brain, study warns
"They act like they know me and know what's best for me. They don't at all. What happened to patient voice? I'm ignored and not listened to. I'm treated like dirt. I'm left to feel unwanted. Staff are rude and blunt with me. They genuinely don't care." … [Read more...] about Student nurse wrote ‘cry for help’ letter to health board before taking her own life
It worked because I drained the fat from my liver and pancreas. Prof Roy Taylor, of Newcastle University, later did a big trial testing rapid weight loss (800 cals a day for 12-20 weeks) in overweight patients with Type 2 diabetes. Results were impressive and the NHS plans to roll out the programme. Two other studies gave similar results, one showing sustainable weight loss of 9.5kg. … [Read more...] about TV health guru’s £99 diet ‘sets life-threatening weight-loss goals’
"There have been people who have been in intensive care with Covid-19, but who have made a full recovery, whilst on the other end of the scale, there are people who had a relatively minor infection, but have then gone on to experience symptoms that don’t go away for months." … [Read more...] about What is long Covid and what are the symptoms?