LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

The germiest place in a restaurant bathroom may surprise you

Monday  16:01,   02 july 2018

Public bathrooms, whether in restaurants, gas stations, coffee shops or stores, can be real-life adventures in science. The researchers swabbed various surfaces multiple times at three different U.S. restaurant and bar public restrooms,[...]
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Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Monday  15:26,   02 july 2018

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease. Diabetes has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like[...]

Silver fillings for under-15s now restricted

Monday  13:25,   02 july 2018

The move comes following an EU directive and restricts the use of the amalgam fillings in children except when strictly necessary. The directive is part of an EU push to reduce the release of mercury into the environment.It also restricts[...]

Princess Eugenie bravely shares scoliosis X-rays revealing metal pins and rods in her spine

Sunday  16:00,   01 july 2018

The brave royal revealed the extent of her life-changing operation which involved living with 8 metal pins and 2 metal rods in her backGiving a shoutout to the NHS, the 28-year-old royal wrote, "Today is International Scoliosis Awareness Day and I’m [...]

The one thing you didn't know about taking antihistamine for hay fever

Sunday  15:30,   01 july 2018

It could land you in[...]

7 Signs You May Be Damaging Your Teeth Due To Stress

Thursday  13:55,   28 june 2018

Is stress taking its toll on your teeth? A celebrity dentist explains when it might well beHowever, it's not only such extreme consequences that our soaring stress levels can have on our[...]

Serena Williams Believed She Had A Period While Pregnant - Is This Possible?

Thursday  09:20,   28 june 2018

Serena Williams has revealed her pregnancy came as a surprise, as she thought she’d had a period just before she found out she was seven weeks along. The tennis legend, who learned she was pregnant while competing in the 2016 Australian Open,[...]

One in three women is experiencing severe reproductive health issues, including infertility, period pains or the menopause

Tuesday  09:55,   26 june 2018

One in three women is experiencing severe reproductive health issues, including infertility, period pains or the menopause, according to a UK government survey of 7,300 women.A government survey of 7,300 women has lifted the lid on the prevalence[...]

Flight Attendants 'More Likely To Develop Cancer' Than Others, Study Finds

Tuesday  07:25,   26 june 2018

Cabin crew are more likely to develop a range of cancers than other people, a scientific analysis of the health of more than 5,000 flight attendants has found. Researchers found those whose job is to make passengers feel comfortable and safe at[...]

7 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Getting Braces as an Adult

Monday  20:06,   25 june 2018

It's always been my lifelong dream to get braces. Fast-forward 20 years. I was a full-grown adult. It was time to make my adolescent dreams come true. Apparently, I wasn't alone: according to a 2014 survey from the American Association[...]

Vaccine for HIV to begin tests on humans next year

Monday  16:07,   25 june 2018

An experimental vaccine for HIV is set to be tried on humans in 2019. Scientists from the US have recently made significant steps with a new vaccine that attacks vulnerable parts of HIV by drawing out powerful[...]

Why having more hot baths could be great news for your heart

Monday  12:10,   25 june 2018

But do you have time for this many soaks a week?But, before you schedule in your next dose of me-time, you might have to say goodbye to your social life, as scientists say five baths or more per week are needed to keep your heart[...]

17 things every woman needs to know about giving blood

Monday  11:26,   25 june 2018

Like whether you can do it on your period, and how long you have to wait to drink alcohol afterwards.If you've never given blood before, the chances are you'll have some questions about the process, the requirements, the snacks and a whole lot more. [...]

Sunbathing while pregnant could carry some serious risks

Monday  09:40,   25 june 2018

The summer months are upon us which means that we can sit out and relax in the sun during the five warm days we have. It also means that alot of us are going on sun holidays so we can actually get some Vitamin D.So while we love lounging in the sun, [...]

10 unusual things you could be allergic to

Monday  09:11,   25 june 2018

You may not have thought of these less obvious allergiesThere are several common types of allergies, including environmental (pollen, dust, ragweed), food (peanuts, shellfish), pets, and drugs. But there are also unusual allergies that you may not[...]