Why do you feel so dreadful after a long-haul flight?

‘Radiation levels at 40,000 feet were 100 TIMES higher than in central London’: EVE SIMMONS flies 10,000 miles and for almost 19 hours on the world’s longest plane journey to discover… why you feel so dreadful after a long-haul flight? The flight attendant hands me a folded napkin and asks: ‘Ice?’ It’s a simple question, but I can’t seem to […]

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Paul Hollywood health: Great British Bake Off judge’s battle with a mental disorder

Paul Hollywood, 53, has been critiquing contestants on the Great British Bake Off since its inception in 2010. Described as the “antidote” to judges such as Len Goodman or Simon Cowell in other reality television programmes, on account of his straightforward manner, the judge offers no holds barred feedback. Not easily impressed and one who strives for perfection, he revealed […]

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Switching to vaping shows 'clear benefit to vascular health'

Long-term smokers who switched to vaping were halfway to achieving the vascular health of a non-smoker within a month, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Dundee said they discovered a “clear early benefit” in switching from smoking to vaping in the largest clinical trial to date. Those who ditched cigarettes and vaped instead saw their blood vessel […]

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To Lower Costs, Trump to Force Hospitals to Reveal Price of Care

The Trump administration on Friday said it would begin forcing hospitals to publicly disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies, aiming to help people shop for better deals on a range of medical services, from hip replacements to brain scans. The federal rule, part of a broader push to make health care markets more transparent to patients, would […]

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Simon Cowell health: X Factor star overhauled diet after being described as a ‘vampire’

Simon Cowell, 60, has become a familiar face on Saturday night TV, appearing on the judging panel for The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. And in more recent times, the music mogul has been showing off a more slender frame. READ MORE Nicole Scherzinger health: X Factor judge’s ‘paralysing disease’ The star has lost more than one and a […]

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Vinnie Jones health: Footballer and wife both battled same disease – what’s the symptoms?

Vinnie Jones, 54, became a household name as a professional football player before turning his talents to acting. Vinnie played 184 games in the Premier League, scoring 13 goals in the competition. Since his retirement from football, Vinnie has capitalised on his tough guy image and has appeared in a string of blockbuster films including Lock, Stock and Two Smoking […]

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My day on a plate: Tim Blackwell

Radio announcer Tim Blackwell, 38, share his day on a plate. Tim Blackwell. 6am A double-shot flat white. 7.45am A poached egg on sourdough with tomato, avo, goat feta, chilli oil and a sprinkling of parsley. 9am Another double-shot flat white and some water. 12.30pm A sushi train lunch: miso soup, edamame beans, salmon nori roll, a fishy thing I […]

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'Lack of homecare means I am trapped in rehab bed that could be lifeline for another patient'

Cathy Mahon occupies a rehabilitation bed that would allow another patient to finally leave hospital. But despite the 51-year-old being ready for discharge six months ago, no homecare support has been secured, meaning she cannot return to her family. Two weeks ago the Irish Independent revealed that Helen Grace has been trapped in St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, for a year […]

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Uninfected individuals born to mothers living with HIV at risk of obesity and asthma

Adolescents and young adults who were born to mothers with HIV but remained uninfected themselves still face a greatly heightened risk of obesity and asthma-like symptoms, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found. In a study published in Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS), the team revealed for the first time that HIV-negative teens and young adults with […]

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