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Diet tailored to your genetic make-up now on sale – but not everyone is convinced

A test which tailors weight-loss diets to a person’s genetic make-up is going to be available from a High Street chemist from today. The £59 DNA analysis kit helps people wanting to shed a few pounds to select a diet that is likely to be most successful for them. It tests for seven genes linked to body shape, tha ability ...

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Rob Gronkowski goes to locker room room after ugly head-to-head hit from Jaguars defender

CBS/NFL New England Patriots tight Rob Gronkowski took an ugly hit to the head by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Barry Church. Gronkowski looked out of sorts as he got up and was taken back to the locker room for tests. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was sent back to the locker room in the second quarter of the AFC ...

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Police had to break up an ugly brawl prior to NFC title game that left at least one Eagles fan bloodied and under arrest

YouTube/NJ.com An ugly brawl broke out prior to the NFC Championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings. According to the report, the fight was between Eagles fans and police officers. Video from the scene showed one fan under arrest and bloodied. A brawl reportedly broke out prior to the NFC Championship game that required riot police and ...

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Medical blunders cost taxpayer £70million in just five years at just one hospital trust

Medical blunders have cost taxpayers nearly £70 million in just five years at a top hospital trust . A total of £67,284,651 was paid out by St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust between 2012 and 2017. The trust , which serves a population of 1.3million people across southwest London, forked out the cash in damages and legal costs. More ...

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Trail of blood across floor in busy shopping centre after two hurt in stabbing horror

A shocking video has emerged showing a trail of blood splattered on the floor of a shopping centre following a suspected stabbing. The busy shopping centre has been closed off and two victims are in hospital following the incident. A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said: “We were called to reports of two men with stab wounds in The Mall, Luton at ...

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Scotland faces floods after an ice-bound weekend

WATTIE CHEUNG/PETER JOLLY Scotland endured the coldest night of the winter so far yesterday with the mercury falling to -13.5C However, a remarkable 23-degree swing by tomorrow will result in a thaw of the snowy conditions that have engulfed the country for almost a week. Warm air coming up from the south-west will replace the bone-chilling temperatures that have caused ...

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This tuber is the new DEMENTIA BUSTER

But now agricultural researchers from the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie, near Dundee, say it should be put back on the menu in a bid to improve the nation’s health. They examined the latest research from around the world and say potatoes can help combat heart attacks, strokes, cancer and dementia. Professor Derek Stewart said: “Potatoes have got an unnecessarily ...

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Policewoman who parked patrol car in a disabled space to buy cakes for pals loses tribunal case

A policewoman who allegedly parked her patrol car in a disabled bay while buying cakes for colleagues has lost legal action against her force for race discrimination and victimisation. Law graduate Simina Muntean, who moved to the UK from Romania in 2006, had earlier been warned about parking in disabled bays at her own station, an employment tribunal heard. The ...

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22 secrets every Disney World lover should know

While walking down Main Street, you might not realize that Cinderella’s Castle isn’t as big as you think it is.Theme Park Tourist/ Flickr Disney World has many secrets and little-known facts that many Disney fans don’t know. There are secret tunnels underneath the Magic Kingdom only for employees. Cinderella’s Castle is designed to appear taller than it actually is. Even ...

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6 horrifying things that can happen to your body when you eat sushi

This platter of sushi looks tempting, but is it too risky to eat?Enami Imane/ Flickr Sushi may be delicious, but there is a degree of risk associated with eating raw fish. You could get sick from parasites, food poisoning, or mercury ingestion. Doctors recently pulled a 5-and-a-half-foot parasitic tapeworm out of a man’s body that may have been caused by ...

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