Overweight doctors and nurses "should be given stomach stapling surgery because they are a bad example to patients"

Overweight doctors and nurses 'should be given stomach stapling surgery because they are a bad example to patients'Fat NHS staff lose their credibility when giving health advice to patientsDoctors and nurses should be offered to have their stomachs stapled as well as dietary advice on the NHS | UPDATED: 18:16 GMT, 30 December 2012 Doctors and nurses who suffer from weight problems should be offered gastric surgery in order to retain credibility with patients on weight loss treatments, a report will say. Overweight NHS staff ought to be given dietary advice and counselling as well as stomach stapling operations as they are setting a bad example for patients, the Royal College of Physicians said. Over half of medical staff within NHS organisations are likely to be overweight, in accordance with statistics for the British population

Doctors find hole in man"s stomach after he orders spiciest soup on the menu in Chinese restaurant

Spiciest soup on the menu burns hole through Chinese man's stomach lining The 26-year-old male vomited blood after eating traditional mala soupDoctors at hospital in Wuhan decided soup had burned through stomach Man had no history of ulcers or other gastrointestinal disorders | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 27 December 2012 Doctors in China were left dumbfounded when they discovered a hole in a man's stomach wall after he ate a notoriously spicy bowl of soup. The 26-year-old unnamed male had consumed a mala soup, meaning 'numbing hot', a traditional Chinese dish