Does fat shaming help people lose weight?

Image copyright Getty Images After US talkshow host Bill Maher called for fat shaming to “make a comeback”, fellow host James Corden’s impassioned response won widespread support online. “It’s proven that fat shaming only does one thing,” he said. “It makes people feel ashamed and shame leads to depression, anxiety and self-destructive behaviour – self-destructive…

US couple lose child custody over chemo refusal

Image copyright Taylor Bland-Ball Image caption Taylor Bland-Ball and Joshua McAdams’ son was diagnosed with cancer in April A cancer-stricken four-year-old boy in Florida has been ordered to live with his grandmother after his parents prevented him from having chemotherapy. The custody ruling on Monday against parents Taylor Bland and Joshua McAdams came after their…

Measles: Four European nations lose eradication status

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIt’s a numbers game… if some people are not vaccinated, it can cause a big problem for us all Measles has returned to four European nations previously seen as free of the illness, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The disease is no longer considered eradicated…

Lions lose starters Davis, Ragnow to injuries

DETROIT — A pair of Detroit Lions starters left the team’s preseason game Friday night with injuries. Starting middle linebacker Jarrad Davis was carted to the locker room with a right foot injury during the first drive, before center Frank Ragnow was helped off the field in the second quarter with a right leg injury….

Andy Murray & Feliciano Lopez lose to Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski at Cincinnati Masters

Andy Murray (left) and brother Jamie (right) partnered up for the Washington Open men’s doubles earlier in August Andy Murray will switch attention back to his singles comeback after losing to older brother Jamie in the Cincinnati Masters quarter-finals. In the second meeting of the Scottish brothers’ careers, Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski beat Andy…

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre ‘may lose proton beam therapy’

Image caption BBC correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones was treated at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in July A centre which has been the home of the only UK facility for treating rare eye cancers may lose the technology in the future, health bosses have warned. The world’s first low-energy proton beam therapy was performed at Wirral’s Clatterbridge…

I’ll lose my mental health care when I turn 18. Why?

Thomas says he was close to ending his life a few months ago. He has been receiving mental health care for five years, but he’s been told his treatment will stop on his 18th birthday. This is a common problem for young people in the UK. According to a leading expert, thousands of young people…

Jaguars lose another LB; Onwualu out for season

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker James Onwualu will miss the season because of a knee injury, leaving the team pretty thin at that position as the preseason begins on Thursday. Coach Doug Marrone called the injury that Onwualu sustained on Monday during joint practices with the Baltimore Ravens significant, but declined to elaborate on…

Over 100,000 Dogs Lose Their Life Each Year Riding In Truck Beds

Over 100,000 Dogs Lose Their Life Each Year Riding In Truck Beds Goodfullness By Goodfullness Proper greatergood_ctg_belowtitle It’s almost a rite of passage to have a dog by your side if you happen to own a pickup truck. It seems like they go together like bread and butter. But if you do have a dog…

Crypto Assets Tank, Lose 5% in Minutes as Bitcoin Fails to Hold $10,000

Would you look at that — over the past 30 minutes, crypto assets have tanked. In a matter of about ten minutes, most large-cap altcoins, including Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin, shed approximately 5% on average. The sell-off in the price of Bitcoin was the catalyst in this case, which in and of itself caught many…