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Britain’s over-65s drinking at ‘alarming’ levels

An alarming number of over-65s in Britain are drinking alcohol at unsafe levels, health experts have said after they conducted a study which found...

Contraceptive Pill has ‘prevented 200,000 cases’ of womb cancer in a decade

An estimated 200,000 cases of womb cancer have been prevented in the last decade by women taking the Pill, say scientists. Oral contraceptives are known...

The secret to living longer could lie within spicy foods

A new study has discovered a link between spicy foods and living longer, after analysing nearly half a million Chinese people and their eating...

Researchers identify five different genetic types of prostate cancer

Five different recipes of prostate cancer have been identified, with major implications for the way the disease is treated. The “five ways” discovery was made...

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...

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Ghislaine Maxwell calls on judge to improve prison conditions

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Cardi B calls out male rappers for not speaking up about Breonna Taylor death

Cardi B has called out male rappers for not speaking out about the death of Breonna Taylor. The rapper has said she wishes more men...

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate for US elections

Joe Biden has named California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, making history by selecting the first black woman to compete on a...

Activist’s arrest in Portland galvanises Black Lives Matter

The arrest during a protest in Portland, Oregon, of a black woman who became a leading activist in the racial justice movement after she...

Lebanon marks one week since deadly Beirut explosion

Lebanon is marking a week since a massive explosion in Beirut flattened much of its capital’s port, damaged buildings and left thousands of people...
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