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Is Sex The Key To A Happy Retirement?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 21.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Forget joining the local rambling society, lots of sex is the key to a contented retirement, according to scientists. The study, presented yesterda...

What's Keeping British Mums Awake (And It's Not Their Babies)?

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Half of mothers lose sleep because they stay awake at night worrying about their career, according to a new study. Recruitment firm Women Like U...

Why Women Are More Likely To Suffer From A Broken Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Suffering from a broken heart is more than just a figure a speech, according to scientists - and women are up to nine times more likely to be hit by t...

Are Single Women The Driving Force Behind The Rise In IVF Treatments?

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

There has been a rise in the number of fertility treatments carried out in the UK, possibly due to an increasing number of women using donor inseminat...

How Stressful Are Your Cervical Smear Appointments?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A new study reveals the stress, anxieties and pain that women can suffer when undergoing a cervical smear test, prompting experts to call for a more p...

Two Sugary Drinks A Day Increases Heart Disease Risk In Women 

PA | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Just two sugar-sweetened soft drinks a day can increase a woman's risk of heart disease and diabetes, as well as expand her waistline, say researchers...

How A Suspicious Wife Sparked A Bomb Alert

PA | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A street was cordoned off and the bomb squad called after a businessman found a flashing device under his car - which turned out to be a tracking bug ...

Why More People Marry On 11 November 2011

PA | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Passion is running high, if predictions for the date 11/11/11 are to be believed. A higher than usual number of couples across the UK...

Can Your Sexuality Affect Your Stress Levels?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Bisexual women are more likely to suffer from depression and stress, and to binge drink, a new study has discovered. The study by George Mason Uni...

A Third Of Women Have A 'Friend With Benefits'

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Contrary to the long-held view that women are motivated by romance and commitment when it comes to relationships, one in three are happy to use men fo...

The Shoes That Could Help You Drop A Dress Size

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Never mind the diet, the key to looking slimmer is all in your shoes, according to technologists at high-street retailer, Debenhams. Nude heels, as...

Men Need Bedtime Cuddles More Than Women

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It's long been thought that women are the most demanding when it comes to bedtime cuddles, while men prefer to roll over and fall asleep. But new rese...

Women Facing 'Retirement Poverty', Says Study

PA | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly half of women aged 40 and over who are living with a partner have no pension of their own, research from Prudential has found. ...

Pumping Parties: Doctor Speaks Out Against Deadly Botox Trend in US

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A leading doctor has warned against the dangers of 'pumping parties', the latest US trend that sees women administered with illegal silicone injection...

Sleep-Deprived Women Suffering From 'Fatigue Epidemic'

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

British women are being hit by an 'epidemic of fatigue' caused by sleep deprivation, according to new research. The study by the Sleep Council foun...

Is Your Muffin Top Killing You?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It has long since been the enemy of the body-conscious, but a 'muffin top' wasitline could pose a far more serious threat to women, according to scien...

Could A £9 T-Shirt Banish Bingo Wings?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A T-shirt that banishes 'bingo wings' and smooths wobbly upper arms has been launched by George at Asda. Following in the wake of tummy control kni...

Men Fall In Love Quicker Than Women

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Contrary to the popular belief that women are the more romantic sex, men are far more likely to be the first to say "I love you" according to new rese...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month From the Inside

Audrey Birt | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Audrey Birt

I now have had breast cancer twice in my life.The first was in 1994 when I was in my 30s and the second time in May this year. But there is a twist this time - I work as the Director of Breakthrough Breast Cancer in Scotland.

What Your Breakout Could Say About Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

We all have breakouts from time to time, but if you suffer from them regularly and haven't figured out why, the answer could literally be staring you ...

Brits Are Most Content At 38, Huffington Post UK Survey Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Twentysomethings may have youth, smooth skin and the stamina to party on their side but the average Brit does not experience true contentment until th...

Female Premature Orgasms – Women Suffer Too, Says Study

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A Portugese survey has discovered that it's not only men who can peak too early in the bedroom, as 40% of women admitted they too had suffered from pr...

Would You Try A Marmite, Beer And Pickle Scented Perfume?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Residents from Burton-on-Trent look away now because a perfume has made in honour of the Staffordshire town - and it stinks. Perfumer and businessw...

Oral Perfume - Would You swallow It?

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A Netherland-based artist has created a pill that could demolish the need for deodorants forever, as it promises to turn sweat into scented perfume. ...

The Pill Slashes Ovarian Cancer Risk By Half, Says Study

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women who take the contraceptive pill for a decade could be reducing their risk of developing ovarian cancer by 45%, a recent study has discovered. ...