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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...

New hope for inherited deafness cure after scientists successfully test gene therapy treatment

A gene therapy cure for inherited deafness has been successfully tested and could be offered to patients in under five years. Researchers restored the hearing...

Breast cancer screening ‘overrated’, say scientists

The benefits of breast cancer screening are vastly overestimated as the figures do not back them up in practice, scientists who conducted an in-depth...

Smoking may make acne scarring worse

It’s well known that smoking has a negative impact on your skin, causing changes including wrinkles, but new research has found that it may...

Getting a good night’s sleep might not be the best way to deal with trauma

Escaping into sleep may not be the right way of dealing with a traumatic experience, a study suggests. In fact, a period of sleep deprivation...

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Police officer dies in south London shooting

A police officer has died in the UK after being shot in a police station by a man who was being detained. The Metropolitan Police...

Half of key workers with self-reported Covid-19 symptoms ‘did not have disease’

Around half of nearly 1,000 key workers who self-reported symptoms of Covid-19 did not test positive for antibodies to the disease, according to research. The...

Phillip Schofield reveals mental health struggles

Phillip Schofield has said he has been to some “dark and scary places” with his mental health. This Morning’s co-host, 58, told viewers of the...

Michael Kiwanuka wins 2020 Mercury Prize

Michael Kiwanuka has won the 2020 Mercury Prize with his self-titled third album. The singer-songwriter has taken home the award for the first time after...

UK records highest single-day figure of coronavirus cases since outbreak began

The UK recording the highest single-day figure of coronavirus cases since the outbreak began has been described as a “stark warning” by a top...
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