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Mesh risks not passed on to doctors45m Mesh risks not passed on to doctors
BBC
A major medical company failed to tell doctors the full extent of some of the risks posed by mesh implants.
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 YouTube star Angry Grandpa dies aged 67 of cirrhosis 49m YouTube star Angry Grandpa dies aged 67 of cirrhosis
Daily Mail
Charles Marvin Green Jr., also known as Angry Grandpa, of Summerville, South Carolina, died on Sunday five months after being diagnosed with cirrhosis, his son Michael announced.
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1h 26m Mesh risks not passed on to doctors
BBC
A major medical company failed to tell doctors the full extent of some of the risks posed by mesh implants.
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 Giving new mothers vouchers encourages them to breastfeed 2h Giving new mothers vouchers encourages them to breastfeed
Daily Mail
The new study of 10,000 new mothers, undertaken by researchers at Sheffield and Dundee universities, may help encourage more mothers in the UK to breastfeed.
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2h New York man diagnosed with largest heart tumor ever
Daily Mail
Jake Cohen, 32, had suffered burning chest pains for years. Doctors at Columbia University Medical Center found a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the New Yorker's heart.
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3h Soy reduces side effects of breast cancer treatment
Daily Mail
Soy milk, tofu and edamame can help symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, found Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington.
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Londoners given GP access over weekends and evenings4h Londoners given GP access over weekends and evenings
BBC
An extra 75,000 appointments are available across the capital each month.
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 PAY mothers to breastfeed 4h PAY mothers to breastfeed
Daily Mail
The new study of 10,000 new mothers, undertaken by researchers at Sheffield and Dundee universities, may help encourage more mothers in the UK to breastfeed.
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Paying mothers incentivises breastfeeding, study finds4h Paying mothers incentivises breastfeeding, study finds
BBC
More than 10,000 new mums were offered up to £200 in shopping vouchers as encouragement to breastfeed.
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 Recall of Lactalis baby milk products over salmonella fear 5h Recall of Lactalis baby milk products over salmonella fear
Daily Mail
Authorities said 26 infants in France have become sick since early December. The recall covers products marketed under Milumel, Picot and Celi brands and affects customers from countries around the world.
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 Four facial changes that could signal a medical condition 5h Four facial changes that could signal a medical condition
Daily Mail
Dark under-eye circles, acne with excess facial hair, thinning eyebrows and blotchy cheeks could be indicative of a health problem, Dr Susan Taylor explains on the Megyn Kelly TODAY show.
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5h First pregnancy test that can be flushed down the toilet
Daily Mail
Lia can be disposed of discreetly, avoiding the need to hide the white stick. Said to be 99% accurate, it is made from paper not plastic and repels water for long enough to take the test.
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How giraffes helped Poppy Campbell find her voice6h How giraffes helped Poppy Campbell find her voice
BBC
An encounter with giraffes at a safari park broke months of silence from Poppy Campbell.
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7h Updated Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease
BBC
Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.
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Major NHS trust put in special measures7h Major NHS trust put in special measures
BBC
Health regulator NHS Improvement announces the step after trust chairman, Lord Kerslake, resigns.
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7h Updated Lord Kerslake quits role as chairman of NHS trust
Daily Mail
It was claimed today that NHS Improvement boss Dido Harding asked former civil service chief and Labour adviser Sir Bob Kerslake (pictured) to consider his position on Friday.
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9h Why are most babies conceived around Christmas?
The Independent
Lots of people are getting frisky under the mistletoe
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Should I change the tenancy on an inherited house to suit my brother?9h Should I change the tenancy on an inherited house to suit my brother?
The Guardian
My brother now wants us to change to being joint tenants, but I’m not sure if this is the right thing to do
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10h Updated How was your weekend running?
The Guardian
Running in a winter wonderland? Or trudging wearily with icy limbs? As always come and share your weekend triumphs and woes below the line. Just brush the snow off your feet before you come in, and shut the door quickly please Weekend summary: Saturday, cold. Sunday, colder. Ok, slightly more detail ... On Saturday I took part in the lovely
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I am 78 and have been having exciting sex but now cannot masturbate12h I am 78 and have been having exciting sex but now cannot masturbate
The Guardian
I like my new relationship, but I have always enjoyed sexually pleasuring myself and find I can no longer do this
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Baby loss12h Baby loss
BBC
It is hoped the exhibition will help break the silence around stillbirth and miscarriage.
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Breast cancer screening – is it worth it?12h Breast cancer screening – is it worth it?
The Guardian
All women aged between 50 and 70 are offered screening for breast cancer. But how effective is it at stopping deaths – and might it actually do more harm than good?
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Surely it’s no accident that claims firms have got my phone number13h Surely it’s no accident that claims firms have got my phone number
The Guardian
As soon as I entered my details on a price comparison site, the nuisance calls started
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Organ donation: Views sought on new approach14h Organ donation: Views sought on new approach
BBC
The draft policy has been designed to get families talking about donations and consent.
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Ho ho hold back … why you should go easy on the festive cheer this year14h Ho ho hold back … why you should go easy on the festive cheer this year
The Guardian
Christmas without a drink is a more or less unthinkable, but excess is a real danger. So how much alcohol is safe? And can it ever be good for you?
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16h Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears
BBC
Britain and China are among the countries affected by the recall of baby milk formula products.
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Panorama investigation reveals medical company failed to fully inform doctors of vaginal mesh risks20h Panorama investigation reveals medical company failed to fully inform doctors of vaginal mesh risks
The Independent
Investigation also discovered leading mesh product was only tested in 31 women – and in sheep
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Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest21h Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest
BBC
The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS.
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Teachers call for ban on energy drinks in schools36h Teachers call for ban on energy drinks in schools
BBC
A teaching union compares energy drinks to “legal highs” and says pupils are consuming them in “excessive quantities.”
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37h Burning issue with Allianz as it rejects modest claim for travel essentials
The Guardian
Our hotel in Gran Canaria was engulfed by a forest fire, but the insurer refuses to reimburse us
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38h Bring back conversation… by shutting up and listening | Celeste Headlee
The Guardian
Face-to-face conversation reaps rich rewards, but it’s a dying art. Here’s how to revive it It seems that we’re talking more than ever. And it’s true that we have more platforms for connection and communication than ever before. But what feels like conversation is actually just talking. Conversation – the exchange of ideas and thoughts between two people in which both understand one another and respond to each other – is disappearing underneath the mountains of tweets and posts, texts and emojis. It’s that conversation I want to revive, the kind that stimulates critical thought and increases empathy. That’s the kind of bond that builds bridges and crosses the political divides splitting us apart.
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