A&E departments flooded with Easter egg over-indulgers
One hospital was forced to plead with people who had eaten too much to stay away on one of the busiest weekends of the year (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust chocolate Easter egg Source Type: news

Police officers deliver baby boy after being flagged down by van driver
Child named Alex after two constables come to the aid of a woman in Harrow (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: boy born Alex woman police birth Harrow two pregnant officers labour Source Type: news

Pet owner spends £4,000 on operation to save beloved cat
10-year-old Burmese moggy fitted with metal stent after airway narrowed (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental illness mostly caused by life events not genetics, argue psychologists
Mental illnesses, like depression, are largely triggered by life events not genetics, and more funding should be allocated to find their true cause (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple blood test to detect concussion could mean children avoid scans
Scientists' finding means children who bang their heads may not need to undergo radiation-exposing scans (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: concussion Orlando Health Florida Source Type: news

Yoga 'cures cancer,' claims senior Indian government official
The head of India's ministry for alternative medicine said research at a Bangalore institute showed that yoga techniques could prevent or arrest the disease (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: technique india cure minister cancer modi medicine Source Type: news

Aldo Zilli: A lot of British mums can't cook
Aldo Zilli, the chef, argues parents should take responsibility for teaching their children to cook (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: children aldo zilli mothers education cook mums Source Type: news

Men with Zika should wait six months before unprotected sex say US health experts
New warning from US Centres for Disease Control says men should abstain from unprotected sex for six months (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: US Centres for Disease Control Zika virus Source Type: news

Nutritionists say 'baffling' official guidance to halve dairy food intake puts public health at risk
Public Health England, the Government's official advisory body on diet, says reducing milk and cheese is vital to cut obesity (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: nutrition half dairy guidelines healthy eating public health england Source Type: news

Britain hit by severe Spring flu outbreak
Health officials issue warnings as flu figures reach five-year high (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Spring outbreak high flu Public Health England Awine flu Source Type: news

Doctors are repeating the mistakes of the miners' strike
The BMA does not realise that it is on the wrong side of history (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: NUM doctors strike why saturday hours BMA pay miners strike junior doctors Source Type: news

NHS being pressured by government to "fiddle the figures" to make finances seem better, documents reveal
Files show Department of Health has embarked on a national programme to change current accountancy practices (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mammograms could be used to detect the risk of heart attacks in middle-aged women
Scientists show link between amount of calcium in arteries of the breast and the level of calcium build-up in coronary arteries (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: breast cancer Mammogram heart attacks Source Type: news

Cap number of foreign nurses coming to Britain, say official advisers
The Home Office's Migration Advisory Committee warns bad planning is leading the health sector to use overseas nurses as a "get out of jail free card" (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: cap immigrants advisory committee migration training foreign nurses Source Type: news

Striking junior doctors will regret listening to the BMA
Militant medics are happy to abandon patients by launching a full walkout in a bid to be paid more to work Saturdays. A public backlash is inevitable (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - March 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: doh doctors government junior contract junior doctor health health secretary jeremy hunt nhs junior doctors Source Type: news