Study casts doubt on caffeine link to tinnitus

New research has found giving up caffeine does not relieve tinnitus and acute caffeine withdrawal might add to the problem. This is the first study of its kind to look at the effect of caffeine consumption on tinnitus. The study, by the Centre for Hearing and Balance Studies at Bristol University and supported by a grant from Deafness Research UK, is published online in the International Journal of Audiology.

Howard’s Way unveils a fourth diet control centre

To help cope with Britain’s expanding waistlines and growing obesity problem, Howard’s Way, the very low calorie diet (VLCD) provider, is expanding its facilities by adding a further centre – in Croxley Green, Hertfordshire – to its three other centres, in Stanmore, Luton & Dunstable, and Victoria, in London.

Shell Helps Lochgelly's Royal Oak Reinvent Itself

Shell UK Ltd is sending a team of volunteers from its Natural Gas Liquids Plant at Mossmorran in Fife to redecorate a former social club in the nearby town of Locheglly to support the club's committee who are transforming the venue into a community venture.