Health and Medicine

This Creepy Camera Tracks When Hospital Employees Haven't Washed Their Hands

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Tech

Tackling the issue of hygiene in hospitals is a difficult proposition. While you can provide staff and visitors with the tools they need, ultimately i...

Jeremy Hunt Denies Billing Taxpayer For Personal £44,000 Toilet

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has said reports he has installed a £44,000 toilet and shower in his new office are “totally false”. According to The Sun, the health...

EU 'Toxic' Egg Scandal Worsens, As UK Shops Scramble To Recall Products

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

The ‘toxic’ egg scandal engulfing European poultry farms has grown to affect at least 15 countries, the EU has said. Britain is among the nations ...

Asda And Lidl Urgently Recall Baked Goods Over Fears They May Contain Glass

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

Two leading supermarkets have urgently recalled a number of baked goods over fears they may contain glass. Both Asda and Lidl warned their customers ...

Scientists Have Shown That In The Future We Could All Be Getting Pig Organs

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists may have stumbled upon a solution to stop the 500 people who die in the UK every year waiting for an organ transplant - pigs. Researchers h...

Charlie Gard Medic Says Case Became 'Soap Opera' For Donald Trump And The Pope

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

A clinician who treated Charlie Gard has said the baby’s last days were turned into a “soap opera” with him being kept alive for people such as ...

6 Reasons Why You Might Have Stopped Breastfeeding, And That’s Okay

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK Parents

The majority of mums in the UK plan to breastfeed their baby before they give birth; in fact UNICEF reports that there is 81% initial uptake by new mu...

Half Of Students Experiencing Mental Health Issues Over Money Worries, Study Claims

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Students are facing serious mental health issues and even attempting suicide over money problems, a new report has claimed. A survey of 2,316 student...

It's Earth Overshoot Day: We've Taken More From The Planet Than It Can Regenerate For 2017

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Today is the day on which we’ve used up our annual allowance for the Earth’s resources – with four months to go until we should have done. The 2...

Scientists Could 'Reverse Ageing' As They Finally Locate The Brain Cells Making Us Age

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have found brain cells thought to control ageing, and were successfully able to reverse the process of getting older when replacing these o...

Love Island's Malin Andersson Chops Off Her Long Hair To Support Mum Battling Cancer For Third Time

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Style

Love Island contestant Malin Andersson has undergone a major hair transformation in support of her mum who has been diagnosed with cancer for the thir...

Cheap Imported Food Could Threaten Animal Welfare After Brexit, Warns Report

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Politics

Animal welfare standards could take a step backwards after Brexit as UK farmers struggle to compete with cheap imported foods, a new report is warning...

The 'Burningly Unjust' Reason That's Behind Half Of School Pupil Exclusions

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Half of pupils who are expelled from school have a mental health issue, researchers have claimed. According to analysis from the Institution for Publ...

State Pension Age Will Rise To 68 From 2037

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Politics

The state pension age will increase from 67 to 68 from 2037, seven years earlier than planned. David Gauke, the work and pensions secretary, announced...

7 Ways To Support Your Community For A Happier You

Claudia Canavan | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Helping others helps you. Why? Because when you do something for someone else, the reward centre in your brain is stimulated, releasing a ‘helper’...

Incredibly, Doctors Were Able To Almost Completely Reverse Severe Brain Damage In A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

Doctors have successfully reversed “devastating” brain damage in a two-year-old child after she drowned in a swimming pool. Using groundbreaking...

Friends Encourage Teen With Spinal Scar Not To Fear Wearing A Backless Dress To Prom

SWNS | Susan Devaney | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Style

A teenager who underwent a major operation to straighten her spine opted for a backless dress to display her scar with pride at her high school prom. ...

Students Set To Sue LSE Over 'Pest-Infested' Flats That Left One Resident 'Needing Surgery'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A group of furious students are fundraising to take their university to court over “pest-infested and mouldy” accommodation that left inhabitants ...

Girl, 15, Dies After Taking 'Legal High' In Park

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2017 | UK

A 15-year-old girl has died after taking a suspected ‘legal high’ in a park in Devon. The teenager was found unconscious at about 4.50am at Bakers...

Scientists Have Stored A GIF Of A Horse Inside A Piece Of Bacteria

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Tech

An image of a hand and a GIF of a horse running have both been encoded into the DNA of a bacteria. Using a technique that involves a process called ge...

This Weird Gadget Replaces Your Toothbrush And Cleans Your Teeth In 10 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Tech

Ever worried that you’re watching your life slip away before your eyes as you spit into the sink for the second time that day? Yeah, us neither. But...

The Gene That Causes Arthritis Was Originally Used To Help Humans Survive The Ice Age

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Tech

The gene that increases your likelihood to suffer from arthritis could also be the gene that helped humans survive through the Ice Age, scientists hav...

This Hanger Can Actually Remove The Smell Of Cigarettes From Your Clothes

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Tech

Washing is such a chore isn’t it. This is made even worse when you’re forced to wash something even though it’s perfectly clean but just happens...

Teens Rushed To Hospital With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After School Scuba Lesson

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Police have launched an investigation after a group of teenage boys were rushed to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning following a school scuba di...

‘Shocking’ Study Lays Bare The Reality For Those Forced To Use Foodbanks

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK

People forced to rely on food donations face multiple forms of destitution, poor health and household income as low as £320 a month, one of the bigge...