Alcohol

Heartbreaking: Will Young has told how his twin brother Rupert would sometimes pass out on the streets 'towards the end' of his life

Will Young reveals brother Rupert would sleep in front of newsagents while battling alcoholism

Will Young has told how his twin brother Rupert would sometimes pass out on the streets ‘towards the end’ of his life. Rupert fell from Westminster Bridge in July 2020 aged 41 following a long battle with depression and an addiction to alcohol and painkillers. Will discussed his brother’s troubles in his Channel 4 documentary …

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The device can be worn on the upper arm while the wearer goes about their day - whether they're at the gym or the pub

Painless wearable gadget can measure blood sugar, alcohol and muscle fatigue at the SAME time

A new wearable gadget that fixes to the arm can measure blood sugar and muscle fatigue at the gym and alcohol levels at the pub. Created in California, the prototype can continuously monitor three health stats – glucose, alcohol and lactate levels – either separately or simultaneously in real-time. About the size of three poker …

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Heartbreaking: Will Young has shared his agony at being forced to throw his twin brother Rupert out of his home, just a week before his sibling's tragic suicide

Will Young recalls agony over twin brother Rupert’s suicide after being unable to ‘save him’

Will Young has shared his agony at being forced to throw his twin brother Rupert out of his home, just a week before his sibling’s tragic suicide. Rupert fell from Westminster Bridge in July 2020 aged 41 following a long battle with depression and an addiction to alcohol and painkillers. And in his new Channel …

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Bottles on the wall: higher fat levels appear to 'amplify' the harmful effects of alcohol

Obese adults should drink less alcohol than guidelines state because of greater risk, experts warn

Bottles on the wall: higher fat levels appear to ‘amplify’ the harmful effects of alcohol Guideline drinking limits should be set lower for fat people as alcohol causes them greater harm, experts say. Overweight boozers who follow the UK’s recommendations of no more than 14 units a week are three times more likely to develop …

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Malcom MacDonald's penis fell off 12 years ago due to a blood infection that turned his member black.  Despite originally being told he would be left with a stump, medics were able to build him a new six-inch member using skin from his arm in a £50,000 procedure (detailed in graphic)

Man who regrew his penis on his ARM over six years finally has it reattached to its correct place

A man has finally had his new penis attached to its correct place after living with it on his arm for six years. Malcom MacDonald, 47, had his member amputated in 2014 after a blood infection caused it to decay — though his testicles remained intact. Believing he’d be left with a lifelong stump, the …

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Heartbreaking: Amy Winehouse's stepfather Richard Collins has died this week aged 71 (Richard pictured with his wife Janis in 2013)

Amy Winehouse’s stepfather Richard Collins dies aged 71 days after being admitted to hospital

Amy Winehouse’s stepfather Richard Collins died this week aged 71. Richard, who passed away days after being treated in hospital, supported Amy throughout her career until her death in 2011 aged 27. Richard, who was married to the singer’s mother Janis, helped set up The Amy Winehouse Foundation after her tragic death from alcohol poisoning. …

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