Radical NHS plan to tackle Britain’s diabetes ‘epidemic’

Radical NHS plan to tackle Britain’s diabetes ‘epidemic’

Radical NHS plan to tackle Britain's diabetes 'epidemic': Patients to be put on liquid diets of health shakes and fat-free soups for up to FIVE MONTHS to help reverse condition that affects millions Diabetics will be given low-calorie liquid diets under radical plans to beat the disease.NHS chiefs hope that prescribing fat-free shakes and soups…
Healthy homes planned under NHS scheme

Healthy homes planned under NHS scheme

Healthy homes planned under NHS scheme Housing developers and associations have signed up to an NHS scheme which will see them make people’s home environments a healthier place. The partnerships with NHS England aim to expand ideas for healthy living such as dementia-friendly houses and restricting fast food sales to children. Other schemes that could…
Brexit Secretary to face grilling by MPs as criticism…

Brexit Secretary to face grilling by MPs as criticism…

Brexit Secretary to face grilling by MPs as criticism of Government plans mounts Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will be grilled by MPs over progress in exit talks later as the Government’s plans face mounting criticism. The minister will appear before the European Scrutiny committee after Brexit preparations were branded “incompetent” by former Bank of England…
Post-Brexit `hormone´ beef imports would create public…

Post-Brexit `hormone´ beef imports would create public…

Post-Brexit `hormone´ beef imports would create public health risk - report Allowing hormone-treated US beef to be sold in Britain after Brexit would create “an unnecessary and unacceptable risk to public health”, a report has warned. Food safety standards should not be used as a “bargaining chip” as Britain strikes trade deals after we leave…
Google replaces $9 headphone dongle with nearly identical $12 version

Google replaces $9 headphone dongle with nearly identical $12 version

Google is now selling an updated headphone adapter that’s supposed to be more responsive and less of a drain on battery life. Physically, though, the dongle is nearly identical to the USB-C to 3.5mm adapter that Google has been selling since last October: this new version is just a hair smaller in almost every dimension.…
Circuit bending: Hacking a Furby in the name of music

Circuit bending: Hacking a Furby in the name of music

For the third episode of The Future of Music, I’m in Margate, England, standing in front of 44 Furbies that have been hacked and wired together to create a giant, playable organ. You might have seen this absurd instrument when it went viral on YouTube earlier this year. It’s the creation of Sam Battle, aka…
Why the iPhone XR’s release date is a month late

Why the iPhone XR’s release date is a month late

On Wednesday, Apple announced its new iPhones, curiously giving the cheaper and more colorful iPhone XR a ship date of over a month after the more luxe iPhone XS and XS Max models become available next Friday. Why didn’t Apple release all three phones at once? In fact, Apple’s release pattern is exactly the opposite…
Good Housekeeping reveals how to buy Easter Sunday lunch groceries cheaply for less

Good Housekeeping reveals how to buy Easter Sunday lunch groceries cheaply for less

All your Easter food for under £22: How to buy EVERYTHING you need for a traditional Sunday lunch for less than £3 a person (and it's best to shop around) Feeding the family at Easter can be expensive - but it doesn't have to be if you shop savvily, according to new research.Buying everything you…
The new Anki Vector robot is smart enough to just hang out

The new Anki Vector robot is smart enough to just hang out

On the table before me are two diminutive robots, each emitting endearing little robot beeps and bloops, their screen eyes active. When I knock on the table, one of them turns to face the noise with surprising alacrity. The other just watches my face, turning slowly to keep me in focus as I move around.…
Scarred by the past, chef Matt Golinski looks to the future

Scarred by the past, chef Matt Golinski looks to the future

Updated August 06, 2018 19:55:38 Sunshine Coast chef Matt Golinski lost his wife and three daughters in a house fire in Tewantin, his focus is on the present and the future.In July, 46-year-old Matt finished the gruelling team event, the 96-kilometre Kokoda Challenge in the Gold Coast hinterland, in 24 hours. His diary is filled…