A six-year-old boy from Luton is hoping to spend Christmas at home for the first time.
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A fleet of supercars will be driven through central London to raise awareness for mental health issues.
The convoy will be led by poet Hussain Manawer in a bid to highlight the stigma that surrounds mental illness.
The 24-year-old attracted international attention with his performance of a poem about depression at the One Young World summit in Bangkok.
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A London study has found that poorer children are almost three times more likely to be obese than their better-off peers.
Experts at University College London and the London School of Economics used data tracking nearly 20,000 families from across the UK. The study used measurements made when the children were aged 5 and again at age 11.
At age 5, poor children were almost twice as likely to be obese compared with their better off peers. 6.6% of children from families in the poorest fifth of the sample were obese while the figure for the richest fifth is just 3.5%. By the age of 11 the gap has widened, nearly tripling to 7.9% of the poorest fifth are obese; for the best-off, the figure is 2.9%.
The report looked at a number of lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and whether a mother smoked or breastfed their child.
Senior author Professor Yvonne Kelly explained:
"intervening in the early years when the family environment has more profound influences on children's healthy development has the potential to be particularly effective."
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A host of actors and celebrities are gathering to celebrate 25 years of one of London's leading HIV clinics.
The anniversary of the Ian Charleson Day Centre at the Royal Free Hospital will include an introduction from Sir Ian McKellen as well as a performance from the X Factor's Anton Stephens.
The event is to celebrate the Ian Charleson Day Centre's work over the years that has helped treat and support patients in north London with HIV since 1989.