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More male care workers needed, says providers’ chief

More male care workers are needed to look after older people, the chief executive of Care England has said. Prof Martin Green told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that the government should do more to recruit men into front-line adult social care roles. He claimed that as an increasing number of men are living longer, more men are needed for ...

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Ebola nurse working at NHS hospital that saved his life

The first British healthcare worker who caught and survived Ebola is working as an NHS nurse in the hospital that helped save his life. He spoke to the BBC while working nights in A&E at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. In an exclusive interview, Will Pooley said everyone should “honour and remember” the African healthcare staff who fought ...

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A daily walk ‘can add 7yrs to life’

Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day can add up to seven years to your life, according to health experts. Researchers have found that moderate exercise could halve the risk of dying from a heart attack for someone in their fifties or sixties. Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer, causing one death every seven seconds, and ...

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High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health, a study has found. Eating foods rich in amino acids – building blocks of proteins – could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or physical exercise – researchers from the University of East Anglia ...

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Hormone deficiency may be responsible for overeating

Do you still find yourself going for that extra piece of chocolate fudge cake even though you are not feeling hungry? Well, that might be due to the absence of a hormone in your brain which is making you eat more just for the pleasure of it.According to a new Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School study published in Cell ...

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Mistakes parents make when they praise their kids

There’s nothing sweeter to our kids’ ears than hearing their parents say, “You’re so smart,’ or “Good girl.” Sometimes we say it without thinking, while hoping they’ll show the same good behaviour in the future.With all of these sweet little phrases following our kids everywhere they go, why are they acting more helpless, less caring and more entitled than ever ...

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Having second baby secret to super married life

If you feel that the love in your marriage went away after having the first child, here’s good news for you. Plan the second baby and you may have the mojo back in your love life. Researchers from the University of Michigan say that several married couples get stressed after the first child birth with the new and challenging duties ...

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World’s most influential shoppers

When Ling Zhang, a 36-year-old engineer visited Europe for the first time she did not hesitate to make Paris her first stop. “All my friends told me it was a ‘must-stop.’ They told me it was romantic, beautiful, full of elegant people,” she said, adding she will definitely return in the next five years. France’s capital is China’s new favourite ...

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Alia Bhatt will never take `first move` in relationships

Bollywood young lady Alia Bhatt surely knows a thing or two about relationships as she was recently spotted giving tips on the ‘first move’ in a relationship with her Shandaar co-star Shahid Kapoor in Mumbai.When asked whether she has or will she ever make a first move, the Highway star said, “I have never made the first move and even ...

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Pamela could be cured of Hepatitis C in a month

Actress Pamela Anderson, who has battled Hepatitis C for 16 years, says that her doctors have prescribed a new Food and Drug Administration approved drug regimen that eradicates the virus and this has given her new hope. “I’m very fortunate that I’ve had Hep C for about 16 years. Sixteen years ago that was (presented to me) as a death ...

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