Life and Style Michael Mosley holding up a piece of human tapeworm as Mosley lived with tapeworms in his guts for six weeks for a documentary

It's a documentary that promises to be fascinating – but you'd be well-advised not to watch it over dinner.

Letters: Nut allergy scares

Nut allergy scares

Health warnings on food are going nuts

`Manufacturers have got scared. It's a panic measure to avoid any sort of compensation claim'

Letter: Saved by trees

Sir: Forty or so acres of GM oilseed rape are being planted near Berkhamsted. I understand that oilseed rape is an important food source for bees. So will my Hertfordshire honey next year contain GM pollen?

Time to clear the air

All you need is the air that you breathe - just as long as it's been dehumidified, purified, ionised and filtered first

Airline bans all nuts on flight

AN AIRLINE has banned passengers from bringing nuts on to one of its flights to protect a three-year-old boy who could be harmed by peanut dust.

How a tikka can make you sicker

ALL IS not well with the great British balti. Chefs across the "balti belt" have been accused of over-using artificial colourings to spice up the way their dishes look. And they have been warned that they are putting customers at risk of allergic reactions such as rashes, boils, migraine and even asthma.

Not to be sneezed at - the pollen-free flower

RELIEF IS on the way for thousands of hay fever sufferers. Scientists are developing a "sneeze-free" flower devoid of pollen. They are also investigating the possibility of producing pasture grasses - the principle source of pollen in the countryside - that fail to flower.

Hepatitis outbreak blamed on doctor

A DOCTOR has been condemned for causing Europe's largest outbreak of hepatitis B at his unhygienic clinic in north London where he practised an obscure form of acupuncture which involved re-injecting people with their own blood.

Hay fever sufferers urged to visit GPs

HAY FEVER sufferers were warned yesterday that they run the risk of developing asthma if they do not get effective treatment for their condition.

Packed with Danger

WHY PEANUTS cause some of the worst cases of food allergy - including fatalities - is not clear.

School unable to supervise boy with killer allergy

A BOY aged five with a severe allergy to nuts is being kept away from school because his parents fear he could die without one-to-one playground supervision.

Peptide falls 30% after lead drug fails trial

IN A STARK reminder of the risks facing biotechnology companies, Cambridge-based Peptide Therapeutics yesterday saw its market capitalisation fall by a third after it announced it had ceased development of one of its lead drugs. The company is now worth just pounds 41.1m.

Arts: The Week in Review

THE FILM

Athlete `critical' after allergic reaction

A PROMISING young British athlete was fighting for his life in hospital yesterday after suffering a seizure, thought to have been triggered by a nut allergy.

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