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Will new government ‘sugar tax’ make a difference in the fight against obesity?

BY Alison Bellamy We all like to make a fuss over a plump baby or chubby cheeked toddler, and rewarding a child with an occasional...

Let’s Talk with Dr Faraaz

Hello everyone! I am back with my thought-provoking health series for the Asian Sunday. My columns are designed to explore topics, start a conversation...

The hidden condition which affects 10m people causing crippling pain and disability

BY Alison Bellamy It is often hereditary, can creep up very slowly as a result of wear and tear, or can even strike at a...

Public thinks that overworked docs are biggest cause of medical compensation claims

Brand new YouGov research commissioned by claims.co.uk has revealed that according to the GB public, the biggest cause of medical compensation claims is overworked...

Almost half of all smokers in Yorkshire and the Humber have used e-cigarettes to...

New research has revealed that in the past year 44% of smokers in Yorkshire and the Humber used an e-cigarette in an attempt to...

REGIONAL NEWS: Make a difference by becoming a hospital chaplaincy volunteer

Volunteers from all religions are being sought to help bring a listening ear and a kind word into the lives of hospital patients across...

Ethnic Minority Women More Likely to Believe Cancer is Deadly and Down to Fate

WOMEN from ethnic minorities in the UK are more likely to believe that cancer is incurable and is down to fate than white British women,...

LET’S TALK with Dr Faraaz

So here I am again with another article in this thought-provoking health series for Asian Sunday. My columns are designed to explore topics, start...

Introducing a Chief Biomedical Engineer in each NHS Trust could save £700m

The Government could find savings of up to £700m by appointing a Chief Biomedical Engineer in each NHS Trust and would encourage best practice...