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  1. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... The Guardian Poor diets and too little exercise mean up to a third of 11-year-olds across Europe- and two-thirds of Britain’s adults- are too heavy, the World Health Organisation warns A lack of exercise and unhealthy diets high in fat and sugar are making it common for children and adults in Europe to be overweight, the World Health Organisation has warned. Up to one third ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Antibiotics can cure chronic lower back pain, say Danish scientists

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Scientists say up to 40pc of patients can take a course of drugs to avoid major surgery Antibiotics can cure chronic low back pain Up to 40 per cent of patients with chronic back pain could be cured with a course of antibiotics rather than surgery, in a medical breakthrough that one spinal surgeon says is worthy of a Nobel prize. Surgeons are reviewing how ...

  3. Business - Companies

    ‘Digital health’ movement in focus at tech show

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:41pm by AFP

    ... by the guardian or individual,” said Rishi Diwan, a product manager at SAP who showed the app to CES visitors. Diwan said the app can help people with special needs, and that the company is working ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... in the US aged six to 17. Using data provided by the parents and guardians on the mental health and bullying of the children, 15.2 per cent of them were identified as bullies. A sub-analysis by type ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - HEALTH SCIENCE

    The real significance of gene doping

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Guardian News&Media

    ... Guardian News&Media Identically Different: Why You Can Change Your Genes by Tim Spector Weidenfeld & Nicolson Health science Identically Different: Why You Can Change Your Genesby ... grew up together who diverge in sexual orientation, wealth and health. Genetic determinism is still prevalent in our culture and Identically Different is a necessary corrective. Guardian News ...

  6. News - World

    Chocolate reduces stroke risk for men, study finds

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Chocolate reduces stroke risk for men, study finds Eating a standard chocolate bar every week could lower a man's risk of having a stroke in later life by 17 per cent, according to a study. It suggests that eating even more chocolate could reduce the risks further. Previous studies have found links between eating moderate amounts of cocoa-rich ...

  7. A guardian angel for youngsters without hope

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Many nights Lyn Gould lies wide awake, staring at the ceiling and wondering if setting up a palliative care centre in China was 'the most stupid thing' she has ever done. 'I would think: 'It's too ...

  8. Malnutrition problem a heavier burden in rural areas

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... different degrees of malnutrition, mainly due to poor living conditions and the limited education of the children's guardians. A Ministry of Health survey from 2009 showed that the prevalence ...

  9. Slow progress on a legal black hole

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... patient, they lose all rights to protest and won't be let out until police or their 'guardian', normally the family member who checked them into hospital, agrees to it. Meanwhile, ... lacks the mental capacity to decide for themselves and needs a guardian; a hospital cannot just accept any relative as guardian. On the other, while involuntary committal is not as severe ...

  10. Draft of mental health law released

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or their guardian has the right to seek a second opinion after a diagnosis that requires mandatory treatment. The public has become concerned at the rising number of cases where psychiatric hospitals were ...




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