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A Surprisingly Unexpected Use For Viagra...

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Viagra has a new health property, and it's nothing to do with sex. A new study has found that the blue pill could provide an effective treatment fo...

This Kid's Wheelchair Rules Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Wheelchairs are seen as instruments to help people be more mobile but as this family shows, they also make one hell of a Halloween prop. Here, one...

Could This HIV Drug Be The Biggest Breakthrough In A Generation?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new drug, which could reduce the risk of contracting HIV by up to 90%, might soon be available on the NHS. The PrEP pill has been hailed as one o...

How To Make A Chocolate Pot In Five Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We never need an excuse to eat chocolate, but as it's National Chocolate Week we thought it was the perfect opportunity to try something a little diff...

These Halloween Transformations Are Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Introducing Lucia Pittalis: the female makeup artist capable of morphing into Rocky Balboa with the swish of a brush. Italian makeup artist, po...

What This Artist Did After Being Catcalled Is Genius

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When most of us get catcalled, we respond by rolling our eyes or sticking two fingers up at the (usually male) perpetrator, depending on our mood. ...

Why Are More People Going To The Gym At Midnight?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

More and more gym-goers are choosing to burn their body fat while they burn the midnight oil. We don’t quite understand the motive - after all, ...

You've Probably Got Toilet Germs In Your Mouth

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're the one in four office workers who doesn't wash their hands after using the loo, hear this: you're disgusting. This poor hygiene habit sp...

One Very Good Reason To Look Forward To Getting Older

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ageing is inevitable, wrinkles appear and the body weakens - but is seems our silver-haired years are still something to look forward to. Britons g...

Jet Lag Doesn't Just Affect Our Sleep...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've ever been on long haul flight you'll know jet lag can just make you feel tired, but did you know it might also make you put on weight? Sc...

An Ingenious Way To Make Our Beloved Pasta Less Fattening

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with pasta - we love to eat it, but hate it clinging to our love handles. So here's some good news ahead of p...

Could This Be The Secret To Zach Galifianakis' Dramatic Weight Loss?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week, Hangover star Zach Galifianakis stepped out in public looking as svelte as ever. The actor, who hasn't made a public appearance ...

It's Not Just Smoking That Ages Your Body...

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking sugary soft drinks could speed up biological ageing as much as smoking, according to a recent study. The findings, from an analysis of tho...

The Founder Of Lily O'Brien's On Chocolate, Yoga And Coping With Family Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Successful women rarely have one string to their bow, and Mary Ann O'Brien is no different. Not only is she the founder of Lily O’Brien’s. But...

All Your Cold And Flu Questions Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's that time of year again, when you give in and don your winter coat and style it out with the ultimate accessory - tissues. You can catch cold ...

What Is IBS And How Can You Deal With It?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (as it's formally known) is a common health disorder which leads to abdominal cramping, changes in bowel movements and...

Loom Band Dress Finally Sells, But Not For £170,000...

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The loom band dress that once reached a whopping eBay bid of £170,000, has finally sold - for just £220. After the winning eBad bid fell through ...

This Inspirational Man Beat Cancer To Become A Bodybuilder

Barcroft | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Zach Zeiler was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma at 15 years old, he could have hidden away from the world and curled up in a ball. Instead,...

The UK Has The Highest Gullet Cancer Rate In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed the UK has the highest rate of adenocarcinoma (AC) cancer in the world. AC cance...

Stricter Regulations Needed On Laxatives Sales, Warn Experts

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating disorder charity Beat has called for a change in regulations surrounding the sale of laxatives, following a 30% increase in calls from people u...

Is Crash-Dieting Better For Weight Loss? Apparently So...

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The well known phrase 'slow and steady wins the race' might not actually be the best motto to live by for those looking to lose weight. Scientists ...

Guess How Many People Have Had Sex At The Airport....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Couples are four times more likely to have sex on holiday than the rest of the year, but it seems some can't even wait until they've boarded the plane...

Grandma's Dying Wish Is To See The Ocean. Her Face Says It All.

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Before checking into a hospice to live out her final days, one women decided she wanted to dip her toes in the ocean one last time. And her family...

You Will Not Believe How Many Head Lice Are In This Kid's Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A video of a small child with hundreds of head lice crawling all over her head has gone viral - and is making the internet itch all over. The child...

Facebook And Apple Pay Employees To Freeze Their Eggs

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Apple and Facebook have announced they pay for female employees to freeze their eggs. And, understandably, the news has divided opinion. Although ...