News archive from 5 March 2013, page 11

Alzheimer's jumps from 24th to become the 10th biggest killer in UK in just 20 years

Alzheimer's disease is now one of the leading causes of death in the UK, a major study has found.The disease shot up from the 24th most common cause to the 10th between 1990 and 2010, figures show. And it continues to be one of the fastest-rising...

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Health
 

How to get a derriere like Jessica Chastain: Secrets of an A-list body

How to get an enviable celebrity physique. This week: Jessica Chastain's bottomEyes were on Jessica Chastain's pert bottom at the Oscars. The Zero Dark Thirty star looked toned in a figure-hugging dress. "I do a lot of yoga,' says Chastain, 35....

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Health
 
Anger as Justin Bieber late for London O2 gig

Anger as Justin Bieber late for London O2 gig

Teen pop idol Justin Bieber has angered parents by emerging onstage for a concert at London's O2 Arena almost two hours late. While the 19-year-old singer's young fans were kept waiting, frantic parents converged on the venue expecting to pick up...

BBC, 02:01 in Art & Culture
 

The man who forgot his entire life: When a stroke hit Charlie at 45, it erased ALL his memories - and...

Had he reflected on it as he went to bed on June 12, 2008, Charlie Wilson would have agreed his life was pretty good. A successful career as a self-employed finance director in charge of multi-million-pound deals had provided his family with an...

Daily Mail, 02:04 in Health
 
Leeds and Yorkshire: Identity under attack as fraud levels hit a high

Leeds and Yorkshire: Identity under attack as fraud levels hit a high

Fraud levels soared in 2012 new figures have revealed with urban areas of Yorkshire, including Leeds, badly hit. Over the last 12 months more frauds were recorded by one watchdog in the UK than in any previous year, with identity-related crimes, where...

 
Lecturers’ vote of no confidence at Leeds Met

Lecturers’ vote of no confidence at Leeds Met

Union members at Leeds Metropolitan University have delivered a vote of no confidence in deputy vice-chancellor Professor Sally Glen after claiming their concerns over changes to the academic calendar were being overlooked. Members of the University...

 

Snoring linked to chronic bronchitis

People who snore a few times a week are at a greater risk of developing chronic bronchitis, The Daily Telegraph reported today. GMTV added that a study has found that “those who snore six or seven times per week are 68% more likely to develop the...

 

Scientists ‘grow’ hearts

“Scientists have grown a whole beating heart in the laboratory, bringing the goal of growing replacement organs for humans a step closer”, The Guardian reported today. Many of the major newspapers reported on the development of the “first...

 

Rates of heart disease in the young

“Heart risk rises for live-now generation” warns the headline in The Times today. The newspaper goes on to say that heart disease, which has been declining for 30 years, appears to be “back on the rise mainly among the young”. Evidence from the UK, US...

 

No benefit from heart jab

An injection that can fool the body into healing heart failure “could save thousands of lives a year”, reported the Daily Mail. The technique involves an injection of specially treated blood cells that “trick the body into producing anti-inflammatory...

 

Minor injury linked to blood clot

“Minor injuries can cause blood clot,” reads the headline in The Daily Telegraph. The report it refers to says that the risk of clots following major injuries has always been recognised, but new findings show that minor leg injuries which include...

 

Pollution heart risk is unclear

Cycling is “one of the biggest triggers of heart attacks”, claimed the Daily Mail. The newspaper said that pollution and spending time in traffic can also bring on heart attacks for drivers and commuters. The story is based on research that assessed...

 

Alcohol in moderation 'cuts heart risk'

“Alcohol in moderation 'can help prevent heart disease',” reported BBC News. It said that a review of 30 years of research found a 14-25% reduction in heart disease in moderate drinkers compared with people who did not drink alcohol. The news was...

 
Open day at Burnley’s new University Technical College

Open day at Burnley’s new University Technical College

Visions Learning Trust, Burnley's £10.3m University Technical College (UTC) opened its doors to visitors for the first time on Saturday. Opening in August, building work at Visions Learning Trust is still underway, but visitors got the chance to take...

 

Road closed following serious crash near Sandbach

POLICE are currently at the scene of a serious road crash near Sandbach.At 7.55am today (Monday) Cheshire police received reports of a collision between a car and a motorbike at Arclid Traffic Lights on Newcastle Road. A police spokesman said the...

 


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