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
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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- 2 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 3 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 4 The bubble bursts for Sodastream
- 5 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it