Entries by Sarah O'Meara from 12/2012

Lung Cancer Pill Offers Hope To Sufferers Of Rare Form Of Disease

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
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A personalised lung cancer pill launched today offers new hope to sufferers of a rare form of the disease. The drug, crizotinib, targets a protein ...

Bic For Her, Crispello And Julia Gillard: Worst Sexist Moments Of 2012 (PICTURES)

Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

From biros and laptops, to cars and chocolate bars, this year women have been treated to pinker, softer and less-calorific versions of many gender-neu...

Homemade Traditional Party Games For Christmas Day (PICTURES)

Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Can you imagine what Christmas might be like without television, copious amounts of booze and an Xbox? If not, then it might be time to put away t...

Surge In People Hit By Winter Vomiting Bug, Reports Health Watchdog

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

More than 600,000 people are believed to have been struck down in a surge in a winter vomiting bug this winter, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has...

How To Track Alcohol Calorie Intake During Party Season (TIPS, PICTURES)

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A third of Brits want to cut back on alcohol to lose weight, according to a new study. Yet, government-funded health website Change4Life, who cond...

Danish Study Finds Parenting Lengthens Your Life.. Especially For Women

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Becoming a parent cuts the risk of early death, particularly among women, a new study suggests. Contrary to popular belief amongst some parents tha...

Sedative Linked To Pneumonia Risk, Research Suggests

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A popular sedative has been linked with an increased risk of developing pneumonia. Benzodiazepines, which are taken by 2% of the population in the ...

Antidepressants Could Aid Recovery After A Stroke, Study Suggests (PICTURES)

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Antidepressants could help recovery after a stroke - even in patients who are not depressed, research suggests. The drugs could reduce dependence, ...

The Flip Side Bar Video (Or Men And Women Switch Roles On A Night Out)

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Just in time for the Christmas party season comes a new (very) short film by American director Jay Diaz, which flips the world of cheesy boy/girl bar ...

Dr Marwan Sabbagh Suggests Alzheimer's Prevention Recipes Could Stimulate Brain Health

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this year, scientists created an ‘early signs timeline’ for Alzheimer’s disease, to help experts detect the condition up to 25 years bef...

Travel: UK's Best Castle Hotels For Winter Nights (PICTURES)

Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
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With the festive season now upon us, HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked hotel comparison website www.trivago.co.uk to help us put together a list of the UK...

Smoking During Pregnancy Triples Meningitis Risk Factor For Children

Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Smoking when pregnant can triple the risk of a child succumbing to a major cause of meningitis, research has shown. Inhaling tobacco smoke in the h...

Healthy Genes? Why You Won't Follow In Ancestors' Footsteps (PICTURES)

Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered how more years you've got on the clock? Well, unlike your ancestors, there are many diseases and health problems with which you simply w...

Hiking In Countryside Boosts Creativity, Study Suggests (PICTURES Best British Walks)

Posted 12.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Getting away from it all can unclutter the brain and boost creativity, a study suggests. Scientists found that young volunteers increased their cre...

Take Stairs One Step At Time To Burn Calories, Suggests Research (PICTURES)

Posted 12.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Taking the stairs one at a time burns more calories than leaping up multiple steps, researchers have said. Although more energy is initially expend...

Broccoli Compound May Help Fight Cancer (PICTURES Best Foods For Health)

Posted 12.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A vegetable famously hated by children contains a compound that may assist the treatment of childhood leukaemia, research suggests. Laboratory test...

Top 3 Most Dangerous Health Risks In The World (PICTURES)

Posted 12.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

High blood pressure, smoking and alcohol abuse are the most dangerous health risks in the world, a major study has shown. In the space of 20 years,...

9 Of The Best Canape Recipes (PICTURES)

Posted 12.14.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Struggling to work out what to feed your guests this Christmas? Or at any time for year for that matter. Well, canapes might seem like a throwback...

Which Famous Christmas Family Are You? (QUIZ, PICTURES)

Posted 12.17.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Tales about other womens' festive breaks have a tendency to sound rather appealing, when you arrive back in the office after the holidays. As your ...

Squeezing Breasts Could Prevent Cancer, Study Suggests (PICTURES)

Posted 12.17.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A little squeeze may be all that it takes to prevent malignant breast cells triggering cancer, research has shown. Laboratory experiments showed th...

Census 2011: Just 1 In 10 Women Stay At Home To Look After Children

Posted 12.18.2012 | UK Lifestyle
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Official figures show that there are now 300,000 fewer mothers at home that previously estimated. Experts said that those who decide to sacrifice t...

Did Amelia Earhart Write The Most Modern Prenup Ever?

Posted 12.18.2012 | UK Lifestyle
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The publisher George Palmer Putnam proposed to Amelia Earhart six times before she agreed to marry him. First, she served him a letter detailing “so...

Nadia Kamil's Spoof 'Drunk Driver Safety' Video Challenges Sexual Harassment Myths

Posted 12.18.2012 | UK Lifestyle

What's the best way to avoid becoming the casualty of a drunk driver. Well, according to Welsh-Iraqi comedian, actor and writer Nadia Kamil, it's prob...

Half Of Men To Get Cancer By 2027, Experts Predicts (PICTURES Tips On Healthy Eating)

Posted 12.19.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Half of all British men are likely to be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime by the year 2027, experts predict. Men in the UK currently hav...

Fertility Linked To Family Make-Up, Study Suggests

Posted 12.19.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men with more brothers than sisters are likely to have faster swimming sperm and greater fertility, a study suggests. Scientists assessing the fert...