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Sugar-Laden Yoghurts Could Soon Be Shrunk Or Reformulated In Bid To Tackle Obesity

Shop-bought yoghurts such as Petit Filous and Muller Corners could soon face a major overhaul as part of the government’s plan to tackle obesity. Public Health England, who is in charge of the nation’s childhood obesity action plan, proposed that manufacturers should cap the size of single serving yoghurt pots at 125g.  It also wants…

The NHS Will Give 10 Blind Patients An Experimental New Bionic Eye

NHS England has revealed that it will give 10 blind patients an experimental bionic eye that could restore their sight. The 10 patients all suffer from Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), an inherited disease that causes blindness. Peter Byrne/PA Archive The procedures will take place at Manchester Eye Hospital (MREH) and Moorfields Eye Hospital where surgeons will…

Doctors Slam Company Behind Colourful Inhaler Cases As ‘Dangerous’

Medical experts have branded a company developing colourful inhaler cases as “dangerous”. The French company, called Inhal Colors, is developing a range of coloured inhaler cases which will enable users to match their inhaler with “their look and lifestyle”. Doctors have slammed the concept because, typically, inhalers come in different colours to show that they contain…

How Reddit Is Helping More Than 50,000 People Recover From Alcoholism

If you’re struggling with alcohol addiction, signing into Reddit could help. That’s according to research from Recovery.org, which suggests the section (or subreddit) Stop Drinking is helping more than 50,000 people fight alcoholism. The subreddit describes itself as “a place to motivate each other to control or stop drinking” and is full of people sharing their stories, tips…

Mum Shares Struggles Of Being Pregnant After Miscarriage, Encourages Others To Do The Same

A mum has opened up about the struggles she faces being pregnant, having previously lost two babies. Allie Boss, from Utah, US, made the decision to announce her pregnancy early, at eight weeks, because “no one should ever hide a baby”. But having experienced miscarriages before, she said there are emotions that come along with…

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