News archive from 7 May 2012, page 17

Bronwen Cohen: Children’s needs must become a bigger priority

WITH elections over, it's time for local authorities to deliver on their promises, and address the ongoing problems of Scotland's youngest children. Scotland isn’t alone in needing to do better for our youngest citizens. But our research shows only...

Scotsman, 02:01 in Politics
 
Asian shares fall after French election results

Asian shares fall after French election results

Asian markets have dropped on fresh fears about the eurozone debt crisis after Francois Hollande won the French presidential election. Mr Hollande has said that he wants a new emphasis on growth and less on austerity in eurozone spending plans....

BBC, 02:01 in Business
 

Red meat 'linked to death risk'

“Small quantities of processed meat such as bacon, sausages or salami can increase the likelihood of dying early by a fifth,” The Daily Telegraph reported today. The news is based on a large study that looked at the diets and health of over 120,000...

 

'Poorer health for babies born early'

“Babies born just a few weeks early have a higher risk of poor health,” The Guardian reported today. According to the newspaper, new research has found that being born just a few weeks early can raise their risk of conditions such as asthma. It is...

 

Osbourne tells of ‘instant love’ for his baby daughter

Jack Osbourne has described the "instant love" he felt for his new baby daughter. The TV star, whose fiancee Lisa Stelly gave birth to baby Pearl two weeks ago, admitted he needed “time” to get used to the prospect of becoming a father. The...

 

Heart failure drug approved by EU

A pill costing £1.40 a day “could save the lives of thousands of heart disease patients”, according to the Daily Mail. Several other newspapers have reported on the drug ivabradine, known by the brand name Procoralan, as European drug regulators have...

 

BGT silences The Voice in Saturday night TV battle

ITV1's Britain's Got Talent continued its ratings fight-back to quieten The Voice by pulling in in excess of a million viewers more than the BBC1 show. The talent show landed 9.5 million viewers when it screened at 8:40pm on Saturday, and a total of...

 

Does aspirin fight cancer?

“Taking a low dose of aspirin every day can prevent and possibly even treat cancer,” BBC News today reported. The painkiller is already taken by thousands to cut their risk of heart attacks and strokes, but new, widely reported research has suggested...

 

Call to 'tax sugar like alcohol'

“Sugar is so harmful that it should be controlled and taxed in the same way as tobacco and alcohol,” according to health experts quoted in today’s Daily Express. The researchers say that sugar indirectly contributes to 35 million deaths a year...

 
TIME TO PLAY A JOKER

TIME TO PLAY A JOKER

AERO JOKER (7.27), one of three Mark Wallis-trained runners, looks the ace in the opening heat of the Tony Byerley Quicksilver Trophy over 575m at Romford tonight. Something of a C&D specialist having won seven of his 13 attempts including his...

Daily Star, 02:04 in Sport
 

Mystery over why 'backpacking' cuckoos disappear over the Sahara as they migrate back to Britain

Scientists are making progress in trying to understand why cuckoo populations are declining, after data from birds tagged last year show where they met their demise. Three out of five male cuckoos, which were fitted with transmitters last spring, have...

 

Did dinosaurs cause climate change? Huge creatures may have contributed to their own demise because they...

Dinosaurs may be partly to blame for a change in climate because they created so much flatulence, according to leading scientists. Professor Graeme Ruxton of St Andrews University, Scotland, said the giant animals spent 150 years emitting the potent...

 

Drinking after heart attack studied

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DOUBLE UP FOR AIDAN

DOUBLE UP FOR AIDAN

TRAINER Aidan O'Brien could easily have a stranglehold on the English Classics this season. He won the Qipco 2000 Guineas on Saturday with Camelot and Home- coming Queen did a ‘Frankel' in winning the 1000 yesterday. Joseph O'Brien had steered Camelot...

Daily Star, 02:11 in Sport
 

Blood vessels 'grown in lab'

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