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Drinking red wine makes people feel 'sexy but tired'

Drinking red wine may elicit conflicting responses of feeling both sexy and tired, a new study suggests.

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Little girl’s death from meningitis inspires charity Christmas card

Little girl’s death from meningitis inspires charity Christmas card

A little girl from York who died of meningitis has inspired a Christmas card to raise money for a charity fighting the disease. Catherine Scott reports.

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Gina Easom has launched a new service to help the growing number of professional women in Yorkshire with alcohol problems. Picture: Maryanne Scott Photography

‘I belonged to the grey area between normal drinker and alcoholic,’ says Leeds woman who is now helping growing number of problem drinkers

A new service launches this week to help the growing number of professional women who have alcohol problems. Catherine Scott reports .

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Yorkshire man one of the first in UK to be injected with his own fat cells to cure pain

Yorkshire man one of the first in UK to be injected with his own fat cells to cure pain

A new therapy is seeing people injected with their own fat cells to treat damaged joints. Catherine Scott reports.

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Man given a year to live pledges to raise £100,000 in the time he has left

Gareth Dunn was about to achieve his greatest ambition, becoming an officer in the British Army. But it was not to be, as Catherine Scott discovered

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Yorkshireman given a year to live pledges to raise £100,000 before he dies

Gareth Dunn was about to achieve his greatest ambition, becoming an officer in the British Army. But it was not to be, as Catherine Scott discovered.

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BETTER: Maureen Pullan, from Leeds, had a life-changing injection for arthritis.

Steroid jab helps Leeds arthritis sufferers

An injection is helping arthritis sufferers to reduce their pain and get on with their lives. Catherine Scott reports.

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Megan Lockwood who was an IVF baby and now works at the Care clinic in Sheffield. For Life & Style. Picture Scott Merrylees

“After the fourth IVF cycle we got a deep fat fryer - and twins”

The postcode lottery of IVF treatment has been highlighted this week. Catherine Scott meets one test tube baby who is now helping other people become parents.

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RESEARCH: Dr Matthew Campbell is looking for volunteers for research into Type 1 Diabetes at Leeds Beckett University.

Leeds researchers to find out whether fish oil could help diabetics

Researchers in Leeds are studying whether fish oils help improve type 1 diabetes and they are looking for volunteers. Catherine Scott reports.

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ITV Racing presenter Ed Chamberlin

Ed Chamberlin on horse racing, career change and cancer

The ITV racing commentator tells Catherine Scott why he is coming to Yorkshire to support Macmillan’s Carol Concert in Ripon.

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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, visting his Leeds restaurant Jamie's Italian, Park Row, Leeds, where he met a group of prize winners, to talk to them about his new Christmas menu, and general cooking ideas. Pictured Jamie Oliver, having a selfie, with his some of his Leeds staff.

Chef Oliver says support for his food projects was ‘erratic’

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has admitted that his widely publicised efforts to improve the nation’s diet have not always been successful after he launched a series of healthy eating classes in Yorkshire.

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Lasting trauma of new born meningitis

Lasting trauma of new born meningitis

A Leeds mum is raising awareness of meningitis after her family was devastated by the disease. Catherine Scott reports.

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Teresa Barker (left) with Andrea Morrison

Meet the Yorkshire woman with a diagnosed phobia of Hallowe’en

This Hallowe’en Teresa Barker will be able to leave the house for the first time in years after she had her fear of dressing up cured. Catherine Scott reports.

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Smart plug pioneered in Yorkshire could help dementia sufferers

Smart plug pioneered in Yorkshire could help dementia sufferers

A unique research project in Sheffield aims to help people with dementia live more independently. Catherine Scott reports.

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Linda Oxley

Invisible bionic ear means Linda can hear traffic for the first time

Linda Oxley has become one of the first people in the country to be fitted with an invisible hearing aid. Catherine Scott reports.

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Hull couple take aid to hurricane hit islands

Hull couple take aid to hurricane hit islands

A Hull couple are using their own boat to help Caribbean islands devastated by a succession of hurricanes. Catherine Scott reports.

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Liam Read with his wife Jamina after he defied doctors predictions and made it down the aisle six days after an horric bike accident Picture Trupix

Liam’s battle to make it up the aisle and get back on his bike

Liam Reid had been planning his wedding for two years. But a devastating bike crash just six days before nearly put paid to their dream day. Catherine Scott reports

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Alison Lock  with her dog, Casper at home in Meltham.  Picture Tony Johnson

When nature turned on poet Alison Lock as she took her dog on a morning pond-side walk

ALISON LOCK has carved a career from capturing in verse for her readers worldwide the tranquillity and gentleness of her Yorkshire surroundings.

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Joe Johnson from Ossett, who has been shortlisted in the Children of Courage award. He is only 10 and yet helps to look after his older  severely disabled twin brothers and also helps his mum with his little sister who is only three. He is has been nominated for a young carer award. Pictured with his siblings from left, Jack, Megan and Charlie. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Honouring the brave and the young

On Friday, Yorkshire’s Children of Courage will be recognised. Catherine Scott speaks to three of the incredible finalists.

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The hidden story behind Winnie-the-Pooh and his creator AA Milne is a fascinating one.

The fascinating story behind Winnie-the-Pooh, his creator AA Milne and the battle with mental health

When Doctor Sarah Shea and a team of fellow paediatricians released their journal Pathology in the Hundred Acre Wood: a neurodevelopmental perspective on A.A. Milne in 2000, they were “gobsmacked” by the international response.

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