It isn’t hard to find an architect who will tell you that vast swathes of the British urban landscape are ugly, grey and unappealing – nor would you struggle to find people who agreed with them. But could it be that the look and the layout of our cities is actually bad for our health?
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Thursday 15 August 2013
People who consistently eat mostly vegetables, fruit and nuts, fish and seafood and olive oil are 12 per cent less likely to develop diabetes
Thursday 01 August 2013
Diabetes UK claims people are being put at risk from serious complications
Sunday 28 July 2013
Home Secretary insists: 'It doesn't and will not affect my ability to do my work'
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Alejandro Santiago, a Mexican artist who filled the streets of his home town with clay figures to represent the migrants who left for the United States, has died at the age of 49.
Monday 22 July 2013
Study shows a morning meal is needed to take the body out of its protective ‘fasting state’
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Some minorities could miss out on treatment for weight-related conditions such as diabetes
Sunday 30 June 2013
It may be cheap, but getting your parents to look after your children may be storing up trouble, Roger Dobson discovers
Saturday 29 June 2013
Health officials have advised patients with heart problems to avoid an over-the-counter painkiller used by millions after research found it can significantly increase the risk of a heart attack or a stroke.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Experts say it is time to close the gap between treatment of physical and mental illnesses
Monday 10 June 2013
Monday 27 May 2013
NHS organisations are "missing an opportunity" to tackle the tide of diabetes, a charity has warned.
Friday 24 May 2013
Lack of a death certificate or burial site and sparse obituary information has led to talk in hip-hop circles that rapper Tim Dog, who owes thousands of dollars to women he was convicted of swindling, faked his own death.
Britons show Victorian attitudes to epilepsy as children who suffer from the condition are accused of being 'possessed'
Tuesday 21 May 2013
One in five children who suffer with epilepsy has been accused of being “possessed” after having a seizure, according to shocking new research.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Regular users of the drug found to have lower levels of insulin after fasting, research shows
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Cannabis drug may prevent diabetes
Returning to the stage after 20 years makes actress feel 'nauseous'
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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