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This Snapchat Filter Quiz Reveals What People Think Of You

This Snapchat Filter Quiz Reveals What People Think Of You »

12 Dec, 2017
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1. You come off as really straightforward and incredibly easy to talk to. You picked the dog filter because you don’t overthink

The Solar Eclipse Permanently Damaged This Woman’s Eyesight

The Solar Eclipse Permanently Damaged This Woman’s Eyesight »

12 Dec, 2017
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During last August’s solar eclipse, 26-year-old Nia Payne of Staten Island, New York, borrowed a stranger’s eclipse glasses and stared at the

Cases of meningitis W have rocketed by 922% in eight years

Cases of meningitis W have rocketed by 922% in eight years »

12 Dec, 2017
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A promising student was left on the verge of death after being struck down with the virulent meningitis W, her family has

Doctor claims Donald Trump has symptoms of predementia

Doctor claims Donald Trump has symptoms of predementia »

12 Dec, 2017
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A doctor who specializes in brain disorders has called for Donald Trump to be testing for degenerative brain diseases like predementia. Dr

Most people are NOT in pain when they die

Most people are NOT in pain when they die »

12 Dec, 2017
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Many people fear death partly because of the perception they might suffer increasing pain and other awful symptoms the nearer it gets. 

Gay man, 40, develops arthritis after catching a STI

Gay man, 40, develops arthritis after catching a STI »

12 Dec, 2017
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A 40-year-old gay man has developed arthritis after catching a sexually-transmitted infection through anal sex, a case report reveals. The English patient,

The quick work out to fit in between Christmas splurges

The quick work out to fit in between Christmas splurges »

12 Dec, 2017
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From sweet mulled wine to a few too many mince pies, it’s easy to gain weight at Christmas . Indeed, between work

Pokémon GO could help people who struggle socially

Pokémon GO could help people who struggle socially »

12 Dec, 2017
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Pokémon GO could help people who struggle socially, new research reveals.  Augmented reality (AR) encourages gamers to leave the house and interact

You can not smoke or be fat and still have a heart attack

You can not smoke or be fat and still have a heart attack »

12 Dec, 2017
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Half of middle-aged people who are a normal weight and do not smoke or have diabetes have clogged arteries, new research suggests.

Boy’s letter to Santa asking him to help cancer-struck pal

Boy’s letter to Santa asking him to help cancer-struck pal »

12 Dec, 2017
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An eight-year-old boy has written to Santa asking him not to give him any gifts this year, but instead to donate money

Pakistani girl has hernia bigger than a cricket ball

Pakistani girl has hernia bigger than a cricket ball »

12 Dec, 2017
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A seven-year-old Pakistani girl is desperately waiting for a surgery to remove a lump bigger than a cricket ball that is protruding

How to make it easier to leave your bed in the mornings

How to make it easier to leave your bed in the mornings »

12 Dec, 2017
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As the mornings get colder, it can often seem impossible to get out of bed. And instead of wanting to head to

What to eat, do and avoid at any age to boost your mood 

What to eat, do and avoid at any age to boost your mood  »

12 Dec, 2017
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Scientists discover what to eat at any age to boost your mood. Young adults’, defined as those aged between 18 and 29,

How long sex lasts around the world

How long sex lasts around the world »

12 Dec, 2017
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A new survey has discovered women would like intimacy to last for 25 minutes 51 seconds. According to the findings men also

Emojis accurately track cancer patients’ quality of life

Emojis accurately track cancer patients’ quality of life »

12 Dec, 2017
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Emojis accurately track cancer patients’ quality of life, new research reveals. Emoticons are just as reliable as lengthy paperwork-heavy questionnaires in assessing

How snoring or a tickly cough can make you a bad  driver

How snoring or a tickly cough can make you a bad driver »

12 Dec, 2017
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Martyn Lloyd-Kelly prided himself on his clean driving record, with not even a minor scrape during the 11 years that he’d held

Experts who think blood transfusions could be harmful

Experts who think blood transfusions could be harmful »

12 Dec, 2017
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Like antibiotics, X-rays and vaccines, blood transfusions are widely considered to be among the greatest breakthroughs in medicine. Since World War II,

Why Peppa Pig’s GP is a bad example for real patients

Why Peppa Pig’s GP is a bad example for real patients »

12 Dec, 2017
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Peppa Pig is encouraging patients to use GP surgeries inappropriately, a senior doctor has claimed. Dr Catherine Bell said the children’s TV series

Spot problems early by turning your heartbeat into music

Spot problems early by turning your heartbeat into music »

12 Dec, 2017
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A traditional symphony may be performed by brass, woodwinds, percussion and strings, but one scientist believes she’s found another unlikely instrument: heartbeats.

Why is the NHS agreeing high prices for life-saving drugs?

Why is the NHS agreeing high prices for life-saving drugs? »

12 Dec, 2017
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Sherri Coleman recently spent a week paralysed, imprisoned in her upstairs bedroom, because her doctors say they can’t give her the drug

How a minimalist detox could get you ready for a better Christmas

How a minimalist detox could get you ready for a better Christmas »

12 Dec, 2017
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  With Christmas around the corner, Amazon’s entry into the Australian market and the Boxing Day sales on their way, it’s a shopaholic’s

Skin cancer survivor compared to Angelina Jolie

Skin cancer survivor compared to Angelina Jolie »

12 Dec, 2017
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A young mother’s skin cancer selfie on Facebook lead to a spike in Google searches about the disease in ways usually seen

Being more stubborn and keeping busy is key to living long

Being more stubborn and keeping busy is key to living long »

12 Dec, 2017
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We are usually told the key to living to a ripe old age is a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. But

8 Women Describe What Having a C-Section Really Feels Like

8 Women Describe What Having a C-Section Really Feels Like »

12 Dec, 2017
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A Cesarean section is a procedure where doctors surgically open a mother’s abdomen and deliver the baby through the uterus, instead of

12 Guys on How They Know It’s Time to Say “I Love You”

12 Guys on How They Know It’s Time to Say “I Love You” »

12 Dec, 2017
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1. “ I don’t know if I have any kind of rule; I’ve been in year-long relationships where I never said. I’ve

How your office job is destroying your health

How your office job is destroying your health »

12 Dec, 2017
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We’ve heard it all before: desk work is wrecking havoc on our health.  But experts warn that, while 86 percent of Americans

Vibrating boot that unblocks arteries in your legs

Vibrating boot that unblocks arteries in your legs »

12 Dec, 2017
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A vibrating plastic boot could help to clear clogged arteries in the leg — initial research shows the boot boosts blood flow

DR MARTIN SCURR answers readers’ health questions 

DR MARTIN SCURR answers readers’ health questions  »

12 Dec, 2017
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The possibility of a link between aluminium and Alzheimer’s has been the subject of research and debate for years. Suspicion began as

Dangers of a vegan diet

Dangers of a vegan diet »

12 Dec, 2017
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Switching to a plant-based diet could leave you feeling sluggish, bloated and have stubborn breakouts if you don’t replace your nutrients correctly.

Why you must wear sturdy shoes when gardening

Why you must wear sturdy shoes when gardening »

12 Dec, 2017
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This eye-watering image shows what happened when a gardener accidentally impaled his foot on a rake. The picture was posted on Figure