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Mary Portas: Female Cabinet Ministers 'Ugly'

PA | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Politics

The women in David Cameron's Cabinet have been branded "an ugly bunch" by one of the Prime Minister's high-profile advisers. Retail guru Mary Porta...

Artist To Give Birth Live At New York Art Gallery

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK

A pregnant American performance artist, Marni Kotak, will give birth to her first baby at an art gallery in New York, if all goes according to plan, i...

Study: Breastfed Babies Locate Mum's Breast By Smell

www.parentdish.co.uk | Kelly Rose Bradford | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Researchers have found that newborn babies use their sense of smell to locate their mum's breasts and get milk....

Women Under 25 Turn To Online Sperm Donors After Giving Up On Love

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women as young as 18 years old are signing up to online sperm donors after feeling frustrated with their search for ‘Mr. Right’, according to a re...

What is a Fad Diet?

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne

What is a fad diet? I only asked because a few commentators have suggested that gluten-free is the latest in a long line of fad diets - similar to the low carb Atkins Diet craze of a few years back, or the hunter-gatherer diet.

Watch: Cancer Charity Launches 'Hot Man' App To Incentivise Women To Check Breasts

Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Canadian-based charity, Rethink Breast Cancer, has found a unique way to incentivise women to check their breasts for signs of cancer. By downloading ...

Stressed Mums Become 'Hostile' Towards Children

www.parentdish.co.uk | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A study has claimed the combination of stress and motherhood is a "toxic mix" which can leave mums feeling and behaving in a hostile and insensitive w...

Nobel Peace Prize Honours Three Women

Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to three women "for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full part...

Women 'Hardest Hit By Government's Public Sector Pension Reforms'

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

Women are the biggest group to be hit by the Government's controversial reforms of public sector pensions which has sparked the threat of a strike by ...

Childcare For 80,000 More Families

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Politics

An additional 80,000 low income families are to be eligible for help with meeting the costs of childcare under plans announced by the Government. R...

My son Frank Goffey, aged 12

Pearl Lowe | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Pearl Lowe

Having a child who suffers from ADHD or Aspergers is a complex and difficult thing. On the one hand it requires patience and as a parent, you have to devote a great deal of time to teaching that child things that may come naturally to others. On the other, it gives a rare insight into a beautiful mind and opens your eyes to a whole new perspective.

Two Thirds Of Stay At Home Mums Employ Childcare To Recharge Their Batteries

www.parentdish.co.uk | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A massive 63 per cent of stay-at-home mums actually employ childcare to have time away from their children to recharge or catch up on household chores...

Women Feel ‘Stressed Out’ As They Juggle 6.2 Roles In Their Daily Lives

Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women are left feeling frazzled as they endeavour to juggle multiple daily roles, according to new research. While females were found to be the g...

The Psychology of Shopping:The Magic of a Makeover...

Collette Walsh | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Collette Walsh

Never mind the X Factor, the UK is gripped by the 'Gok Factor'.

Kylie To Receive Honorary Doctorate For Breast Cancer Awareness

PA | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Kylie Minogue is to receive an honorary degree for her work promoting breast cancer awareness. The pop star, who famously batt...

Do You Have to Starve Yourself to Be Slim?

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Our society, to its detriment, is obsessed with the diet as a solution to being overweight. But even people who accept that dieting is not the way to lose weight are still affected by the underlying principle behind a diet, "no pain, no gain.'

Contraceptive Injection 'Doubles Risk Of HIV', Say Scientists

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK

Women who use hormonal methods of birth control such as the pill or the contraceptive injection double their chances both of contracting HIV and passi...

What it's Really Like on the Inside of an Eating Disorder

Emma Brooke | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

This isn't going to be a hugely depressing account of what it's like to have an eating disorder, or a request for pity and understanding, but I hope it will be an insight in to something people who haven't suffered from it rarely understand fully.

Post Natal Depression: Mums Too Scared To Say How They Really Feel

www.parentdish.co.uk | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A report by the charity 4children claims that one in ten new mums experience post-natal depression, with around a third being too scared to tell anyon...

Study: Women Don't Know How To Check Breasts For Cancer Symptoms

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Half of women are scared of breast cancer yet one in five cannot identify any signs or symptoms, according to a new poll. The survey...

A Beautiful Female Face Triggers Same Reaction In Men As Cocaine

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

They say a man is a sucker for beauty, but according to scientists, it's all in his brain. The face of a beautiful, attractive woman gives a man th...

Study: Blood Pressure Pills ‘Could Stop Breast Cancer Spreading'

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

British researchers have found that common beta-blocker tablets, widely used for lowering blood pressure and anxiety, could be the key to preventing b...

Get Back That Holiday Feeling This Autumn

Danielle Collins | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Danielle Collins

After your holiday there is always much to do when you return. Whether it will be bills to pay, overtime to catch up on or getting stuck into the housework again.

Boob Jobs Raffled At Night Club In 'Extreme Marketing' Tactics

PA | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

PA -- "Extreme" marketing tactics are being used to sell cosmetic surgery in Britain, including breast operations raffled at a nightclub, experts have...

Mothers Should Ignore Expert Claim That Baby Classes Are Harmful

Melanie Batley | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Batley

In case middle class mothers didn't have enough insecurity about the quality of their parenting, a childcare expert has warned this week that the propensity to dedicate our energy, time and money giving them stimulation in the form of classes and activities could be counter-productive to their development.