Pdh1rp - New Netflix film about anorexia divides eating disorder activists General 

New Netflix film about anorexia divides eating disorder activists

New Netflix film about anorexia divides eating disorder activists A new Netflix film, which tells the story of a woman suffering from anorexia, is dividing opinion. To The Bone comes out on Friday and follows 20-year-old Ellen as she’s sent to an unconventional treatment centre. Some charities are worried it will “glamorise” the eating disorder. But the film’s director Marti Noxon, who overcame anorexia herself, says she wants it to act as a “conversation starter about an issue that is too often clouded by secrecy”. Ellen is played by Lily…

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aoMzZO - Scan finds heart's ticking time bombs General 

Scan finds heart's ticking time bombs

Scan finds heart’s ticking time bombs Scientists have developed a new way of scanning the heart that could predict who will have a heart attack. It has the potential to revolutionise treatment for one of the biggest killers in the world, says the team at the University of Oxford. It works by analysing the fat and inflammation around arteries to see which are a ticking time bomb. And it could allow high-risk patients to be given more intensive treatment to avoid a heart attack or stroke. The researchers were looking…

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