- Mothers who agree to breastfeed their babies will receive $200-320 shopping vouchers in an attempt to promote the practice.
- Children in the UK are still more likely to choose soda, chocolates, and sweets over fruits and vegetables, showing health officials that the obesity epidemic may be flatlining, but there's still more work to do.
- Tagging dementia and Alzheimer's patients with GPS devices is gaining popularity, but is it necessary? Or ethical?
Salt Content In UK Bread Dropped 20% In A Decade, Could Lower Blood Pressure And Heart Disease RatesNational campaigns to reduce salt content in UK bread are working and could serve as model for countries like U.S., New Zealand, and Australia, where bread is the biggest contributor of dietary sodium.
- Hospitals in England and Wales witnessed a significant jump in the number of childhood obesity-related conditions over the past decade.
- The subject of e-cigarettes' safety has sparked debate among health experts in the UK, a week after France announced plans to restrict their use.
- Measles are coming back to the UK as the repercussions of anti-vaccination scares come full circle, affecting people on other continents.
- The trend isn't due to anorexia or bulimia, but to unspecified eating disorders.
- A 26-year-old woman from the UK has given birth twice in the span of eight months, and the babies are not twins.
- A 20-year-old student training to be a physical education teacher was left paralyzed after he was stung by a sea urchin while vacationing in Greece.
- A new study found that people in the lower economic class are more likely to consume more salt than people who belong to higher economic class.
- In a move proposed by the Westminster council, obese claimants could see their benefits reduced or increased according to how often they attempt to work out.