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23 November 2012 Last updated at 07:54 ET A health watchdog is taking action against a Cambridgeshire hospital trust which performed eye surgery on the wrong person. Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust performed four botched operations, including leaving instruments inside two people
11 October 2012 Last updated at 21:52 ET By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News More NHS money is spent treating alcohol-related illness in baby boomers than young people, a study says. The Alcohol Concern report found the cost of hospital admissions linked to heavy drinking 55 to 74-year-olds in 2010-11 was more than £825m.
By Rick Kelsey Newsbeat reporter There’s a warning that gym supplements are often doing more harm than good. The British Dietetic Association (BDA) says high levels of additional protein can cause side effects. These can included nausea as well as kidney and liver damage
17 August 2012 Last updated at 20:20 ET The image of cereal bars as a healthy snack is a “myth”, according to a study by Which?
14 August 2012 Last updated at 03:27 ET Making sure you get enough exercise in midlife will help protect your heart, according to research. Even those who make the switch in their late 40s and 50s can still benefit, the study of over 4,000 people suggests. And it need not be hard toil in a gym – gardening and brisk walks count towards the required 2.5 hours of moderate activity per week, say experts
24 June 2012 Last updated at 19:02 ET More than half of British women have waists that are larger than the recommended healthy size, experts say.
13 May 2012 Last updated at 23:03 ET Campaigners are warning that diabetes care in England is in “crisis” – with less than half of people getting the basic care they need.