A NEW survey released today (Wednesday 1 September) reveals almost half of Brits (46 per cent) got sunburnt this year. Of those who got burnt, a third (32 per cent) admitted their motivation was to get a tan. And half of those who burnt whilst trying to get a tan would risk burning again next year.
The recent salmonella outbreak and egg recall has dominated the news for over a week now and renewed calls for stronger food safety agencies and policies. See Also: What You Need to Know About the Egg Recall However, while it doesn’t make the newspapers, by far the biggest cause of food-borne illness is improper handling in the home. A few simple habits can greatly reduce the risk of food contamination in your kitchen.
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Your Food Safety Toolkit
Oesophageal cancer rates in men have risen by 50 per cent over the last 25 years, according to new figures published by Cancer Research UK today.
Q. I am interested in identifying foods that would be bad for someone with acid-reflux related conditions like GERD and Barrett’s Espophagus. Is there something on NutritionData.com that would tell me if a food is acidic and should be avoided
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Got reflux? Acidic foods aren’t the problem
An experimental drug designed to treat cancers with a particular genetic fault has shown promising results in a small clinical trial.
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Trial drug ‘effective’ against cancers with faulty BRAF gene
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has released draft guidance which recommends the drugs bortezomib and thalidomide as first-line therapies for some patients with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that affects cells in the bone marrow.
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NICE recommends bortezomib and thalidomide for multiple myeloma
As consumers have grown increasingly worried about the potential harm from BPA in plastic water bottles and canned food, food manufacturers have mounted a massive campaign aimed at convincing us that we’re over-reacting.
A new study suggests that tobacco companies may be using online video portals, such as YouTube, to get around advertising restrictions and market their products to young people.
Tobacco industry may be using online videos to market products
We keep hearing that eating more whole grains is good for your heart. See also 15 Grains to Eat More Of For example, Dr
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Are we getting the whole story on whole grains?
Understanding calories Calories are a measure of the amount of energy in food. Knowing how many calories are in our food can help us to balance the energy we put into our bodies with the energy we use