CRIME  | Daily Mail Online

CRIME By Geoffrey Wansell for the Daily Mail Published: 22:46 GMT, 4 April 2019 | Updated: 12:02 GMT, 5 April 2019 THE FERAL DETECTIVE by Jonathan Lethem (Atlantic £16.99, 336 pp) THE FERAL DETECTIVE by Jonathan Lethem (Atlantic £16.99, 336 pp) Lethem’s first detective novel since the exquisite Motherless Brooklyn 20 years ago confirms him … Read more

LITERARY FICTION  | Daily Mail Online

MACHINES LIKE ME  by Ian McEwan (Cape £18.99, 320 pp) MACHINES LIKE ME by Ian McEwan (Cape £18.99, 320 pp) Ian McEwan has always been a generous writer to his readers, his novels bulging with big ideas and rich story-telling. Here, though, he almost seems to be channelling the spirit of Mrs Doyle, the persistent … Read more

Slim people see overweight people as ‘less evolved and less human,’ shocking study finds  

Slender people consider people with obesity ‘less evolved’ and ‘less human’ than others, a new survey suggests.  Public health officials believe that discrimination against people who are overweight is partly for blame for our dismal progress against the obesity epidemic.  Despite the fact that one in three Americans and one in four Brits are now … Read more

Don’t miss your eyelids when you apply sun cream or risk getting skin cancer, warn academics

Don’t miss your eyelids when you apply sun cream or risk getting skin cancer, warn academics Researchers discovered that vulnerable areas of skin are often missed  This could be leaving people at risk of skin cancer, academics warned Skin cancer is on the rise despite global initiatives to increase SPF use  By Kate Pickles Health … Read more

Health claims on children’s food ‘are confusing’, study finds

Three quarters of ‘healthy’ children’s food claiming to have ‘one of five-a-day’ fruit and vegetables DOESN’T have the recommended portion size –and may be fuelling obesity Researchers from the University of Glasgow tested 332 supermarket products They found 41 per cent of them were less healthy than they claimed to be Claims of no added … Read more

FDA urges patients to keep taking contaminated blood pressure drugs

FDA urges patients to keep taking contaminated blood pressure drugs despite cancer risk, amid global shortage Drugs containing valsartan, losartan and irbesartan are some of the most commonly prescribed medications for high blood pressure Some one in three Americans may need blood pressure medication to avoid heart attack and stroke  Pills from nearly 30 manufacturers … Read more