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Curved soles 'no better' than trainers for back pain

Curved soles 'no better' than trainers for back pain

Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:56

Curved-sole shoes were not found to help back pain Continue reading the main story

Shoes with curved unstable soles are no better than traditional trainers for reducing lower back pain, suggests a study... Read More »

Tags: Back, News, Pain, Trainers

UK A&Es seeing 'drunk children'

UK A&Es seeing 'drunk children'

Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:29

Nearly 300 children aged 11 or under were admitted to A&E units across the UK last year after drinking too much, a BBC Radio 5 live investigation shows.

Revealing UK-wide data for the first time, it... Read More »

Tags: A&E, Children, Drunk, News

Blaby Local Sports Alliance Sports Awards

Blaby Local Sports Alliance Sports Awards

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:21

On Wednesday 20th November 2013 Blaby District Sports Alliance will be hosting it's Third Sports Awards evening at Brockington College, Enderby. The awards recognise individuals and sports clubs that make... Read More »

Tags: Awards, Blaby District, Sports

Secondhand smoke causes 800 child visits a day to GP's

Secondhand smoke causes 800 child visits a day to GP's

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:07

Around 800 children a day in England visit a GP because of their exposure to secondhand smoke, claims a new campaign launched by Public Health England (PHE).

The Government's campaign warning of the dangers... Read More »

Tags: GP's, News, children, smoking

Children of obese women 'have higher heart risk'

Children of obese women 'have higher heart risk'

Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:19

Keeping a healthy weight during pregnancy is important for mother and child. Children born to obese and overweight mothers are more likely to die early of heart disease, a study has found.

Scottish research... Read More »

Tags: News, Obese, Pregnancy

Call for rules on hospital vending machines in England

Call for rules on hospital vending machines in England

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:01

Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer prevention charity.

A World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)... Read More »

Tags: Hospitals, News, Vending Machines

Obesity Warning for British Children

Obesity Warning for British Children

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:38

Children face serious health problems in later life because they are not eating enough fruit and vegetables and are not doing enough exercise, the British Heart Foundation has warned.

Teenagers seem to... Read More »

Tags: Children, Junk Food, News, Obesity

Children's caffeine intake 'should be controlled'

Children's caffeine intake 'should be controlled'

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:20

Tighter controls are needed to prevent children consuming high-caffeine energy drinks, a BBC investigation has heard.

Professor Mike Lean, an expert in nutrition, said children should be banned from buying... Read More »

Tags: Caffeine, Children, News

Over-90s defying mental decline

Over-90s defying mental decline

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:09

Old people are defying expectations

Today's 90-year-olds are surviving into very old age with better mental performance than ever before, Danish research suggests.

People born in 1915 scored higher in cognitive... Read More »

Tags: News

NHS 'heading for £30bn funding gap'

NHS 'heading for £30bn funding gap'

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 10:41

The NHS in England needs to take urgent decisions about reorganising hospital and GP care to avoid a growing funding gap, according to its leaders.

In a report, NHS England warns that by 2020-21 the gap... Read More »

Tags: News, Nhs

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