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Girls 'suffer more depression linked to social media', Report

Girls ‘suffer more depression linked to social media’, Report

'When so many girls are at risk of having depression on account of heavy social media use, it is crucial that companies take responsibility for what happens on their platforms' Teenage girls are twice as...
UK: Children eat three times as much sugar as they should

UK: Children eat three times as much sugar as they should

Children have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18 year old by the time they reach their tenth birthday, according to Public Health England (PHE). This is based on their total...
Obesity epidemic report: almost 1 in 20 cancer cases globally

Obesity epidemic report: almost 1 in 20 cancer cases globally

Excess body weight is responsible for about 4% of all cancer cases worldwide and an even larger proportion of malignancies diagnosed in developing countries, a recent study suggests. As of 2012, excess body weight accounted...
A pill to cure obesity, Scientists Say

A pill to cure obesity, Scientists Say

An anti-obesity pill that allows you to eat as much as you want without gaining weight is a step closer to reality after a breakthrough by an international research team led by scientists at...
First baby born after deceased womb transplant, Report

First baby born after deceased womb transplant, Report

The first baby has been born following a womb transplant from a deceased donor, a study published in The Lancet has revealed. The successful transplant, performed by surgeons in Brazil, could greatly broaden access for...
Women's snoring cardiac risk, says a new research

Women’s snoring cardiac risk, says a new research

Women who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), as well as snoring, may be at a greater risk of impairment of cardiac function than men, says a new research. Snoring may be a sign of...
Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

The backgrounds of 3,000 foreign doctors are being urgently checked after a conwoman with no qualifications was allowed to work as an NHS psychiatrist for 22 years. Zholia Alemi, 56, claimed to have a degree...
Research to find biological sex from a single tooth

Research to find biological sex from a single tooth

A team led by UC Davis researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal remains based on protein traces from teeth. Estimating the sex of human remains...
Tiny pacemaker prototype may do away with big surgeries on babies

Tiny pacemaker prototype may do away with big surgeries on babies

Rohan Kumthekar, M.D., a cardiology fellow working in Dr. Charles Berul's bioengineering lab at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, part of Children's National Health System, presents a prototype for a miniature...
Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

Goop is being accused of marketing and selling a potentially dangerous supplement product called The Mother Load to pregnant women. The brand’s vitamin supplement packets contain a high amount of vitamin A and are marketed...

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Man spots strange gray creature in Ohio

A former Marine reportedly saw a strange looking gray creature in Ohio. According to the Dec. 20 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec....