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Jul19

Mind games to control blood sugar

Posted by HS in General

Researchers have discovered a remarkable tool for controlling blood sugar levels in diabetes sufferers – tricking them. Through the power of the mind, they showed that patients were able to unwittingly raise or lower their... read more »

Jul19

Research shows hypnosis may slow the impacts of dementia

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A scientist at the University of Liverpool has found that hypnosis can slow down the impacts of dementia and improve quality of life for those living with the condition. ... read more »

Jan18

NHS England 'to impose 20% sugar tax' in hospital cafes

Posted by The National Hypnotherapy Society in General

The NHS is to impose its own "sugar tax" in hospitals and health centres in England to help tackle the growing problem of obesity, its head has said. Chief executive Simon Stevens told the Guardian newspaper... read more »

Jan11

How does your drinking measure up to the average in countries around the world

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How does your drinking measure up to the average in countries around the world? Find out below if you are similar to a boozy Belarusian or a teetotal Kuwaiti. Copy and paste this link to... read more »

Jan7

Diet debate: Are diet drinks a no-go?

Posted by The National Hypnotherapy Society in General

It's rare in life to have your cake and eat it. But are low-calorie sweeteners the guilt-free way to be naughty? Nobody is going to claim that regularly drinking full-sugar pop is good for you with... read more »

Jan5

Parents urged to get free sugar app to check products

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Parents are being urged to sign up for a free app which tells them the sugar content of food and drink. The "sugar smart app", from Public Health England, works by scanning barcodes and revealing total... read more »

Dec14

What alcohol does to your body after the age of 40

Posted by The National Hypnotherapy Society in General

If you’re over 40 and live in Britain, the chances are you like a drink. Last week, a YouGov survey found 'Empty Nester’ mothers were at the forefront of the middle-aged drinking epidemic in... read more »

Dec11

Tobacco firms challenge plain packaging rules

Posted by The National Hypnotherapy Society in General

Four of the world's biggest tobacco firms are to begin a legal challenge to the government's new packaging rules. The regulations will ban companies from using any logos or branding on packets of tobacco products... read more »

Dec8

Tips for anxious students

Posted by The National Hypnotherapy Society in General

Last month, Anxiety UK launched a student guide to anxiety. Here are Anxiety UK and Dr Rudkin’s top 10 self-help tips: 1. If you feel yourself start to panic, tell yourself: don’t panic; you can do... read more »

Dec2

Tax on sugary drinks backed by MPs

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A tax on sugary drinks should be introduced as part of a "bold and urgent" set of measures to tackle child obesity in England, MPs say. The Commons' Health Committee said there was now "compelling evidence"... read more »