Entries by Sarah O'Meara from 08/2012

Travel: 10 Pain-Free Health Summer Holiday Tips (PICTURES)

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As anyone who has already had the misfortune to take a mini-break during the Games will know, Britain's 2012 holiday 'slob out' season has been overta...

DNA Mutations May Explain Why Women Live Longer Than Men

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Disrupted DNA in the "power packs" of cells may explain why women tend to live longer than men, research suggests. Mutations in the mitochondria - ...

Male Olympic Athletes Given Beach Volleyball Treatment (PICTURES)

Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

From trouser-rubbing reportage courtesy of The Sun to helpful picture galleries of women's beach volleyball matches via The Metro, media coverage of L...

Robotic Kissing Mouth For Long-Distance Relationships (PICTURES/VIDEO)

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Digital lip-locking could be the future of long-distance relationships, hopes Dr Hooman Samani of Lovotics, who has invented the world's first robotic...

Olympics 2012: How To Get the Work-From-Home Advantage (PICTURES)

Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Soho's shopkeepers might be complaining bitterly about the absence of trade, but for many of those who are working from home during the Olympics, life...

Chemotherapy Could Backfire And Boost Cancer Growth, Suggests Research

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Chemotherapy can backfire by helping healthy body cells to fuel treatment-resistant cancer and growth, research has shown. The surprise discovery s...

Gay Or Straight? How Eyes Betray Sexual Orientation (PICTURES/VIDEO)

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a new study, the idea that your pupils dilate when aroused is no popular myth. Researchers from Cornell University used a specialized...

Immune System Cell Promotes Chance Of Diabetes (PICTURES More Risk Factors)

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A type of immune system cell plays a key role in the development of type-2 diabetes, research suggests. Neutrophils, which normally attack bacteria...

Armpits 4 August: Women Grow Body Hair For Charity (PICTURES/VIDEO)

Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

In 2012, women will happily go without make-up (Holly Willoughby), rage against editors airbrushing curves from magazine covers and refuse to allow ag...

Find The Right Diet For Your Skin Type (PICTURES)

Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Piling pounds of the latest super cream your face in the morning might make you feel better, but many beauty professionals no longer believe the produ...

Half Of Women Consider 100-Metre Run 'Impossible', Survey Suggests

Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

British women are almost twice as likely as men to be brought out in a cold sweat by the idea of running 100 metres, according to a survey of 2,065 pe...

Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Make Prostate Cancer Worse, Suggests Study

Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Prescribing calcium and vitamin D supplements for men at risk of bone loss from hormonal treatment for prostate cancer seems like good medicine. Bu...

How Ginger Extract Could Help Diabetics Manage Glucose Levels

Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Yet another reason why ginger is a must-have on the supermarket shopping list. Not only does its fragrance transform a stir fry, this Asian root could...

Former Users Of Baldness Drug Prone To Suicidal Thoughts, Says US Doctor

Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men who developed persistent sexual side effects while on finasteride (Propecia), a drug commonly used for male pattern hair loss, have a high prevale...

Stressed Insecure Men Prefer Curvier, Mother-Figure Women, Study Suggests

Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Figure-conscious women who stress their men out may find their behaviour has unintended consequences. Stress causes men to be more attracted to hea...

Jessica Ennis Effect: Harley Street Report Demand For Fat-Free Stomachs

Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A top Harley Street beauty clinic has seen a 200% increase in treatments for tummy fat removal from women wanting to get a Jessica Ennis washboard sto...

Hoarder Disorder: Scans Reveal Abnormal Decision-Making Brain Activity

Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Patients with hoarding disorder exhibited abnormal activity in regions of the brain that was stimulus dependent when deciding what to do with objects ...

Lect-Utopia: Designer Bed Solution For Fighting Couples (PICTURES)

Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

How many times have you craved your own bed? Whether he's snoring, the room's far too hot or the sleep fairies simply won't come, sometimes we'd all k...

Paula Radcliffe On Olympic Heartbreak And Nurturing Competitive Instincts

Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Paula Radcliffe wasn’t sure whether she’d make it to the London 2012, as a spectator. Earlier this year, the 38-year-old marathon world-record ...

Study Suggests Iron 'May Raise Bowel Cancer Risk' (PICTURES)

Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

High levels of iron may be one reason why eating red meat raises the risk of bowel cancer, a study involving researchers in Birmingham has shown. I...

Desperate To Be A Housewife? UK's Homemaker Hot Spots (PICTURES)

Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While the role of the traditional housewife might be under threat from mass education and rising living costs, it’s still going strong in certain, l...

Scientists Probe Genetic Links To Diabetes

Posted 08.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Ten further DNA "hotspots" linked to the most common form of diabetes have been uncovered by scientists, bringing the total to more than 60. Intern...

Research Suggests Naughty Children More Likely To Snore

Posted 08.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A recent study has linked persistent and loud snoring in young children with problem behaviours. According to research study published online in Pe...

Post-Olympic Blues? 10 Ways To Achieve 'Personal Life' Best (PICTURES)

Posted 08.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

There will be few people today who aren't going to miss the feel-good factor of the Games. If you weren't moved to tears by the achievements of med...

Study Finds Men Want Love With Prostitutes (PICTURES Celebs Caught In Act)

Posted 08.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Watch out ladies of the night. The 21st century man might not just be after a quickie. According to new research, men who become regular clients of...