Children Consume Half Their Daily Sugar Allowance At Breakfast, Warns Public Health England

Children in England consume half their daily sugar allowance before they start school each day, health officials have warned. Public Health England (PHE) analysed data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey and found that the average child eats the equivalent of three cubes of sugar (11g) every morning for breakfast.  Sugary cereals, fruit juice and some spreads are…

How To Administer Vitamin D To Babies: Guidelines From The NHS And Public Health England

France is suspending the sale of a vitamin D supplement after a newborn baby suffocated hours after being given it. The 10-day-old baby died at home on 21 December after being given the vitamin Uvesterol D, produced by Crinex, orally through a plastic pipette. France’s medical safety agency (ANSM) said it was the way the product…

‘The Nightstand Collective’: Photos Shine A Light On Those Living With Chronic Illness

An artist is collecting photos of people’s bedside tables to document the reality of living with a chronic illness, in a new and intimate way.  ‘The Nightstand Collective’ features photo submissions from people across the globe. It was compiled by artist Emma Jones, 42, who wanted to know more about the “tools” that people with chronic…

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