News archive from 14 June 2016

Is using the power of your MIND the best way to beat chronic pain? 

As a young health journalist in the Eighties, I fancied becoming a war correspondent, so went to Afghanistan to travel with the mujahedin, who were fighting the Russian army. The mujahedin turned out to be my biggest mortal threat. They were paranoid...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Health
 

ASK THE DOCTOR: Should I take turmeric pills for my arthritis?

I take warfarin due to atrial fibrillation and therefore cannot take conventional anti-inflammatory drugs for arthritic pain. A Daily Mail article covered the advantages of turmeric, but did not mention the risks that I gather exist if used with...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Health
 
The Government's carb-heavy healthy eating guide could be CAUSING obesity and type 2 diabetes, nutritionist claims

The Government's carb-heavy healthy eating guide could be CAUSING obesity and type 2 diabetes, nutritionist...

The Government's guide to healthy eating could actually be causing obesity and type 2 diabetes, a nutritionist has claimed. The Eatwell Guide - created by Public Health England - is not based on evidence and was influenced by too many people with ties...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Health
 
Man City win transfer war with Man United to sign Schalke star Leroy Sane, reports claim

Man City win transfer war with Man United to sign Schalke star Leroy Sane, reports claim

The Sun claim City have beaten off stiff competition to seal a £40m swoop for the 20-year-old. Sane has reportedly been the subject of interest from European giants Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, while Manchester United have also been linked. Chelsea...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Aymeric Laporte signs new Athletic Bilbao contract amid Manchester City interest

Aymeric Laporte signs new Athletic Bilbao contract amid Manchester City interest

Laporte has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester City. The Premier League club were reportedly ready to offer the defender a huge wage hike to lure him to the Etihad. And he was told to make his mind up over his future by the end of the...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Buick keen on Emotionless in Royal Ascot’s feature race on the opening day

Buick keen on Emotionless in Royal Ascot’s feature race on the opening day

There is one jockey in the weighing-room, though, who thinks he might just spring a surprise. William Buick is looking forward to riding the 12-1 shot, Emotionless, who has been off the course for eight months, but had won his first two starts. The...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Welsh deemed consent system increases organ donations

Welsh deemed consent system increases organ donations

A landmark scheme under which people are deemed to have consented to organ donation unless they opt out has saved dozens of lives in the six months since it was introduced, the Welsh government has said. Of the 60 organs transplanted in Wales between...

Guardian, 00:06 in Health
 

Bfawu: Brexit frees us from fear of endless cuts

Neoliberalism at the heart of the EU project, bakers are told NEOLIBERAL policies are at the heart of EU legislation and Britain should vote for Brexit to save itself from the threat of permanent austerity, campaigners said at a bakers’ conference...

 
Poor nutrition now affects a third of the human race, says report

Poor nutrition now affects a third of the human race, says report

Malnutrition has become “the new normal” and now affects a third of humanity, according to a study that warns of the devastating human and economic toll of undernutrition and obesity. The 2016 global nutrition report says the world is not doing enough...

Guardian, 00:06 in Health
 

Dick Turpin back for daylight robbery

Highwayman returns for bad bosses Sports Direct HIGHWAYMAN Dick Turpin was back in action yesterday to unmask the “daylight robbery” Sports Direct carries out upon its staff. The retail giant runs a huge warehouse at Shirebrook in Debryshire where...

 

Britain responds to Orlando shooting

David Sharkey SERTUC LGBT Network I ask that our sisters and brothers do not respond with further hatred, because that solves nothing. Instead I ask that we continue to educate, continue to find common ground, act in solidarity with all those who are...

 

Orlando killer ‘seems to have acted alone’

Gunman appears self-radicalised, says Obama US President Barack Obama said yesterday that there was no clear evidence that the man who carried out a massacre in Orlando was directed to conduct his attack or was part of a larger plot. He added that the...

 

UN rights chief blasts EU failure to help refugees

UNITED NATIONS human rights supremo Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein criticised EU member states yesterday for failing to uphold their commitment to resettle tens of thousands of refugees now stuck in Greece and Italy. Mr Hussein told the Human Rights Council...

 

Nuclear warhead numbers fall but abolition’s no nearer

THE number of nuclear warheads worldwide dropped last year, but none of the nine powers with atomic weapons shows any signs of giving them up, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed yesterday. Sipri’s annual report noted...

 

Solidarity in the face of tragedy

THE tragic massacre in Orlando, Florida, is rightly condemned for being the barbarous act that it undoubtedly was. No cause can justify the deliberate, cold-blooded murder of civilians. In this case, the target — a nightclub for gay, lesbian, bisexual...

 


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