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Patients turning to hypnotherapy to deal with medical conditions and fears

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Hypnotherapy could be widely used to help those with dental phobia, following a successful scheme in Sheffield. In the early 1990's one Sheffield-based dentist took to using the skills of hypnotherapists to ease the fear that many people... read more »


UK stillbirth rate still poor

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The UK stillbirth rate still ranks amongst the highest in Europe, a medical journal has revealed. Research published in the Lancet states that 11 babies are stillborn each day in Britain, a figure that has barely... read more »


Jessie J shocked at student drinking

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Pop star Jessie J has slammed student drinking, claiming that many people at her university gig "could not even stand,'' reports BBC News. The singer, real name Jessica Cornish, claimed that her performance at Trinity College in Dublin... read more »


No safe levels of alcohol during pregnancy, study suggests

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Drinking alcohol whilst pregnant increases the risk of premature birth by up to three times, according to research. Trinity College researchers in Dublin also found that a baby was more likely to be underweight when born... read more »


Drug addicts and junk food addicts closer than you think

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New research from Yale University shows drugs and junk food stimulate the same part of the brain for addicts, reports healthnews.com. High-calorie junk foods and general compulsive eating shows activity in the same regions of the brain... read more »


Salma Hayek back on the smoking bandwagon

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Actress Salma Hayek has been caught lighting up a cigarette, 4 years after she claimed "I'm done" with smoking, reports The Daily Mail. Hayek, who is in Boston filming her new film Here Comes The Boom, could... read more »


Excessive alcohol increases risk of cancer

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A European study suggests that some cancers are caused by excessive alcohol intake, BBC News reports. In one of the largest cancer studies, researchers found that around 13,000 cancers a year are caused by alcohol. Around 6,000... read more »


Depression increase in UK during downturn

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Prescriptions for depression have dramatically risen in the UK with health professionals linking the condition to the effects of the recession. Figures released by the BBC have seen an increase of 43 per cent for anti-depressant medication... read more »


British flyers phobias revealed

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Nine out of ten Brits suffer some form of stress or aggravation when flying, according to research. Travelio reports that nearly every aspect of flying was found to put passengers in a bad mood before they... read more »


Nicola McLean admits to eating disorder

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Glamour model Nicola McLean has admitted to suffering from an eating disorder. The former 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!' star claimed to The Sun that she often goes a whole day without eating and has lost six stone in just... read more »