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Average person spends a decade of their life watching TV

The average person spends almost a decade of their lives in front of the TV, according to research. The study, based in the UK, also...

Bugs in the belly could be to blame for anxiety and depression

Feeling little blue today? If you can’t think why, new research suggests it might be down to tummy germs. Call it a gut feeling. Legions of...

Study finds breast cancer drugs cut premature deaths by 40%

Breast cancer drugs that suppress the body’s production of oestrogen significantly reduce the risk of premature death, a study has shown. The findings are expected...

Which of these four ‘official’ types of drunk are you?

Everyone has a drunk personality. Our favourite is the quiet colleague who immediately disappears into their cubicle at work, but as soon as the...

Could CT scans damage our DNA and kill off our cells?

CT scans used throughout the NHS can damage DNA and kill cells, a study has found. Whether the harmful effects increase the risk of cancer...

There’s a gene that might explain why some teenagers binge eat

Scientists have discovered a gene they believe may hold the key to why some teenagers binge eat. Around 10% of adults and teenagers binge eat...

Experts urge UK Govt to halve sugar intake recommendation

A can of fizzy drink contains more than the recommended daily amount of sugar for children under 11, according to new guidelines from scientific...

How tracking your smartphone data could help diagnose depression

We tend to think that people monitoring our smartphone data is just a way for evil corporations to sell us stuff. But scientists...

Why having self-control might be bad for your health and make you age quicker

Self-control is good right? Especially if it helps you stop yourself from eating that last cupcake. Or on a more serious matter, if it...

Smoking may help trigger serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia

Everyone already knows smoking is bad for you – but if you needed another reason to quit, a new study suggests it may help...

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Boris Johnson leads UK-wide applause for NHS to mark 72nd anniversary

British prime minister Boris Johnson has led a nationwide clap for key workers on the NHS’s 72nd anniversary, along with the woman who started...

Scottish independence support ahead in polls for ‘sustained period,’ expert says

Support for Scottish independence has nudged ahead of support for the Union over a sustained period of opinion polling, according to expert Professor John...

Protesters in Baltimore topple statue of Christopher Columbus

Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbour. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the monument on...

Search for survivors continues after flooding and mudslides in Japan

Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that have left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead have hampered search and rescue...

Armed protesters call for removal of giant Confederate carving

A large group of armed protesters marched through the US state of Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to...
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