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Can we really expect health industry employees to face a ban on smoking?

The majority of people in the UK now believe that there should be a smoking ban on doctors, nurses and dentists, according to new research, and that's right, isn't it?

A OnePoll commissioned by Nicoccino asked smokers and non-smokers across the UK, which industries they thought should have restrictions on smoking. Those employed as health professionals topped the list for a smoking ban, with 62% of the vote - and that comes as no surprise really.

Surely they should lead by example?

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Excess weight can impact IVF success

Excess weight can impact IVF success Taryn Davies

Low IVF success rates in obese women may be due to an abnormal embryo metabolism, according to new research.

The recent study undertaken by the fertility clinic, IVI, has concluded that low IVF success rates in obese women may be due to an abnormal embryo metabolism, that is different in embryos of normal weight women.

With only 30% of the world's IVF treatments being successful, this breakthrough research could provide another reason for the amount of unsuccessful cycles, and could therefore help more couples have successful IVF treatment.

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Report warns child sexual exploitation has become 'social norm' in some British towns Daniel Falconer

A new report today has claimed that child sexual exploitation has become the 'social norm' in some towns in the United Kingdom.

Men much older than schoolgirls are regularly approaching the youngsters, plying them with gifts, alcohol and drugs as a way of grooming them for sex says the police-commissioned study.

The report suggests that almost 650 children reported missing in Greater Manchester this year are at high risk of serious harm or child sexual exploitation.

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