Patients made 4.7million trips to A&E because they couldn’t get advice or treatment from their GP

Patients made 4.7million trips to A&E because they couldn’t get advice or treatment from their GP, UK’s health watchdog suggests Up to 4.7 million A&E visits may have been due to people not seeing their GP Almost one in five patients resorted to A&E as they couldn’t get advice Meanwhile, one third also said there … Read more

Morbidly obese women are up to 40% more likely to injure their leg bones if they trip or fall over

Morbidly obese women are at an increased risk of fracturing or breaking their leg bones if they trip and fall over, research presented at an obesity conference suggests. Scientists at the Quebec Research Centre, in Canada, performed a massive study where they found that women with the most severe cases of obesity were bout 40 percent … Read more

Schools are teaching parents what to put in their children’s lunchboxes to cut obesity

Schools are teaching parents what to put in their children’s lunchboxes to cut obesity as research shows fewer than one in 60 packed meals meet nutritional standards Study in England found pupils regularly took in sausage rolls, crisps and biscuits  Now a charity is working with more than 100 schools to improve nutrition  Two-thirds of … Read more

Blind people could one day see with high-tech glasses (which have the backing of Stevie Wonder!)

It might sound like something out of Blade Runner. But science is edging closer towards allowing blind people to see again — without using their eyes. Researchers are developing a pair of high-tech glasses with a built-in camera that ping images wirelessly to the brain. The gadget bypasses nerves between the eyes and the brain, … Read more

NHS hospitals have spent £800,000 on building nearly 740 gender-neutral toilets over past four years

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust  Gender neutral toilets: 63 Total cost: £586,080 A spokesperson told MailOnline: ‘The FOI request did not specify a definition for ‘gender neutral toilets’ so Mersey Care took it to mean any toilet not fitted with a urinal so anyone can use them, but not including disabled or patients’ en-suite facilities.  … Read more

Over 120,000 pounds of ground beef is recalled over E.coli contamination fears

Step away from the burger! Nationwide ground beef recall over E.coli contamination fears at New Jersey plant U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service recalled burgers and mince today It warned over those marked Naturally Better, Nature’s Reserve or Thomas Farms Americans who have got this beef in their fridge should throw it out or return … Read more

These £22 slippers with arch support are ‘perfect for people with plantar fasciitis’

These popular slippers with arch support are ‘perfect for people with plantar fasciitis’ according to shoppers – and they’re less than £22 on Amazon By Emily Knott For Mailonline Published: 08:19 BST, 21 April 2022 | Updated: 15:16 BST, 21 April 2022 Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping … Read more