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Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned, says top doctor

Social media companies should ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids, England’s top doctor has said. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products such as diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »

Aussie doctor charged with rape

A retired Melbourne doctor has been charged with rape and other serious sex offences allegedly committed during medical consultation sessions spanning almost a decade. Police descended on the Balwyn North home of 75-year-old Con Kyriacou yesterday, charging him with 35 offences relating to 20 patients in his care between 1997 and 2005, according to a… Read More »