Entries by Sarah O'Meara from 01/2013

Strawberries May Protect Women From Heart Attacks, Study Suggests

Posted 01.14.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Strawberries may be synonymous with summer, but eaten all year round they can prevent heart attacks, a study suggests. Scientists found that three ...

Scientists Find DNA Sequence Associated With Leadership Qualities

Posted 01.15.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A gene has been uncovered that may help to create born leaders. The leadership gene, known as rs4950, is an inherited DNA sequence associated with ...

Gay Men Should Receive Cancer Vaccine For Girls To Reduce Anal Cancer Risk, Says BMA

Posted 01.17.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine given to young girls that protects Britain's heterosexual population from the human papilloma virus (HPV) should be made available to gay me...

Sunbed Users Exposed To Double Levels Of Radiation Increasing Skin Cancer Risk (PICTURES)

Posted 01.17.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of sunbeds expose users to double the radiation safety limits, increasing their risk of skin cancer, new research has found. Ultraviol...

Coffee Drinking Linked To Urinary Incontinence In Men, Study Suggests

Posted 01.18.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Consuming just two cups of coffee per day could have an negative impact on men's bladder control, American researchers have found. A study by the...

Young Japanese Women Paid To Put Body Advertising Stickers On Thighs (PICTURES)

Posted 01.18.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From the country that brought us the ice bra, cuddle clubs, and a desire to turn our foreheads into the shape of a bagel, there's a new craze in town....

Experts Report 90% Rise In Relationship Problems Due To Pornography

Posted 01.18.2013 | UK Lifestyle
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A survey of leading sex and relationship experts has revealed that pornography could be damaging our love lives. Therapists questioned by a leading...

Third Of Women Think Cervical Cancer Symptoms Are 'Normal', Suggests Study

Posted 01.21.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Only a third of women would visit a GP if they experienced a common symptom of cervical cancer, figures suggest. Just 33% of women would go to see ...

How Cold Weather Can Help Us Lose Weight (PICTURES Readers' Snowmen)

Posted 01.21.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Last year, low-temperature weight loss came into vogue, when personal trainer Venice A Fulton published his controversial Six Weeks To OMG diet. No...

'Anti-Social' Real-Life Facebook Site Pencourage Reveals Marital Affairs And Lesbian Dreams (PICTURES)

Posted 01.22.2013 | UK Lifestyle

On certain days, you might be forgiven for thinking the world was perfect. Holidays, humorous updates about animals and happy faces fill your facebook...

Scientists Help 53-Year-Old Cancer Victim To Grow New Nose (PICTURES)

Posted 01.23.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists are helping a man grow a new nose, it was reported today. Experts at University College London are using the man's bone marrow cells to ...

12 Common Cold And Flu Prevention Mistakes We All Make (PICTURES)

Posted 01.24.2013 | UK Lifestyle

At this time of year, it can be hard to stay well. Despite your best efforts to avoid contact with bugs and encourage your immune system to work e...

Cost Of Raising A Child Soars To £222,000, Suggests Study

Posted 01.24.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The cost of raising a child to the age of 21 has reached £222,000 as parents pay 58% more than a decade ago, according to an annual study. Educati...

Travel: 8 Of The World's Best Natural Thermal Baths (PICTURES)

Posted 01.24.2013 | UK Lifestyle

One way to warm up during winter, without blowing your summer holiday budget, is to try a natural outdoor bath. From the Blue Lagoon in Iceland to...

Pride And Prejudice Study Reveals Modern Parents Rely On Daughters To Support Husbands (PICTURES)

Posted 01.25.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you watched Bridget Jones's Diary back in 2001, it wasn't entirely clear whether matters had gotten better, or worse, for women in the centuries si...

Third Of Grandparents Are Lonely, Age UK Survey Reveals

Posted 01.28.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly a third of grandparents only see their grandchildren once a month - or even less frequently - according to a survey released today. The stud...

DNA Test Reveals If Future Parents Have 'Ginger Gene' (PICTURES Famous Redheads)

Posted 01.28.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Parents-to-be have the chance to find out whether they could have children with red hair. A simple DNA test, which will available at an Olympia e...

Doctors Call For Ban On Botox Parties At Home (PICTURES)

Posted 01.28.2013 | UK Lifestyle

At-home cosmetic procedure parties should be banned, leading doctors have said. So called "Botox parties" or "filler parties" - where groups of fri...

Tried-And-Tested Wellbeing Treatment Of The Week: Detox Diva

Posted 01.28.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It's January, it's cold, and to make matters worse, I've been doing the Dryathlon - giving up alcohol for an entire 31 days of winter woefulness in ai...

Sugary Drinks Should Be Subject To New Tax, Suggests Report

Posted 01.28.2013 | UK Lifestyle
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Sugary drinks should be subject to a new tax, which could add 20p a litre to their price, with the proceeds going towards child health, a report said ...

Chemical-Free Deodorant For 8-Year-Olds Goes On Sale (POLL)

Posted 01.29.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As the age of children reaching puberty falls, a range of deodorants designed for kids as young as eight has been launched. The UK's first natural...

Why A Late Lunch Could Prevent Weight-Loss, Study Suggests

Posted 01.29.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While counting your calories will help regulate your weight, researchers suggest there could be more to your diet than 'what' you eat. A new study...

More Housework Could Mean Less Sex For Modern Husbands, Suggests Research

Posted 01.29.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Model husbands who cook, clean and generally help around the house may be missing out in bed, according to researchers. Married men are likely to h...

SSRI Antidepressants Linked To Heart Risk In Study

Posted 01.30.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Some antidepressants could pose a serious risk to heart health, research reveals. The UK government has already modified their guidelines for the ...

Love Your Wife Day: Husbands Publicly Declare Love in Japan (VIDEO)

Posted 01.30.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, a selection of men have been expressing their love very publicly, reports ITN News. In Japan, the ann...