Cases of malnutrition and other “Victorian” diseases are soaring in England, in what campaigners said was a result of cuts to social services and rising food poverty. NHS statistics show that 7,366 people were admitted to hospital with a primary or secondary diagnosis of malnutrition between August 2014 and July this year, compared with 4,883 cases in the same period from 2010 to 2011 – a rise of more than 50 per cent in just four years.

Cases of malnutrition and other “Victorian” diseases are soaring in England, in what campaigners said was a result of cuts to social services and rising food poverty. NHS statistics show that 7,366 people were admitted to hospital with a primary or secondary diagnosis of malnutrition between August 2014 and July this year, compared with 4,883 cases in the same period from 2010 to 2011 – a rise of more than 50 per cent in just four years.

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Corn Flakes Were Invented As Part Of An Anti-Masturbation Crusade

Corn Flakes Were Invented As Part Of An Anti-Masturbation Crusade

17 Infamous Male Fashion Trends We Pray NEVER EVER Come Back - Minq.com

17 Infamous Male Fashion Trends We Pray NEVER EVER Come Back - Minq.com

Whole families lived in one room, sometimes sharing with other families. London, 1890-1900s

Whole families lived in one room, sometimes sharing with other families. London, 1890-1900s

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work.

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work.

Poor Victorian Children-Family  Feminization of poverty is the large population of poor who are women and children. Reasons for this could be because of the large increase of female-headed households and inequality of pay rates between men and women.

Poor Victorian Children-Family Feminization of poverty is the large population of poor who are women and children. Reasons for this could be because of the large increase of female-headed households and inequality of pay rates between men and women.

Occupational photograph of Victorian match girls, ca. 1888. These girls worked in terrible conditions, for 14 hours a day, and received very little pay for their work. The phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of the skin, and "phossy jaw", a type of facial bone cancer.

Occupational photograph of Victorian match girls, ca. 1888. These girls worked in terrible conditions, for 14 hours a day, and received very little pay for their work. The phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of the skin, and "phossy jaw", a type of facial bone cancer.

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