Health

New York surgery clinic for men offers penis enlargement

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The Club House in New York‘s Upper East Side looks more like a gentleman’s lounge than a clinic, with dark walls, leather sofas, heaps of red velvet, bottles of whiskey, and a life-sized naked photo of Alessandra Ambrosio on the wall. But according to its founder Dr Norman Rowe, this ‘ambiance of machismo’ is key Read More

Officer donates part of his liver to save baby’s life

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A nine-month-old girl suffering a rare liver disease was saved by a police officer who went beyond the call of duty and volunteered as an organ donor to save her life. Sloan St James appeared to be a healthy baby until she had jaundice and her stomach began to bloat at three months, leading to stage Read More

Five reasons why we overeat and how to stop gorging

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We tend to think that we stop eating when our stomachs are full.  Science shows otherwise.  Here, behavioral psychology researcher Jenny Morris explains five reasons we often overeat without realising it. Having these pitfalls in mind can help you to make subtle changes to your eating habits, which could transform your overall health and weight.  Read More

Taking vitamins before pregnancy cuts risk of autism

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Women who take multivitamins and folic acid during or before pregnancy cut the risk of their children developing autism by nearly three quarters, according to new research. A study of more than 45,000 children whose mothers had taken supplements were 73 percent less likely to be on the autism spectrum. Mothers who consumed the supplements Read More

Don’t give in to your child’s anxieties, psychologist says

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Anxiety is at an all-time high among children and teens, but experts warn that young, worried minds might be better off without comfort from their parents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one quarter of young people between 13 and 18 years old suffer from anxiety, and the Child Mind Read More

Virtual cocktail lets you change drink’s flavour using app

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A ‘virtual cocktail’ glass that lets you change the flavour of your drink using your smartphone has been developed by scientists. Offering a customisable range of drinks and tastes, the ‘Vocktail’ can change a glass of water into a Mojito at the press of a button. The world-first technology tricks your brain into thinking it Read More

Cotton buds still a major cause of eardrum perforations

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The majority of eardrum perforations are caused by people injuring themselves with cotton buds, hairpins, toys, combs, pencils, straws, toothpicks and lollipop sticks, a new study has revealed. Two thirds of patients treated for the injury had stuck ‘instruments,’ in their ears found researchers from the University of Toronto. Nearly half of these cases involved cotton Read More

Ice-cream without any saturated fat could be a reality

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Ice cream is popular around the globe but it’s high in saturated fat – which is linked to higher cholesterol, heart disease and strokes. Producing a version of the dairy treat without the unhealthy substance would be the Holy Grail for ice cream makers. Now one scientist from the University of Copenhagen is developing a way Read More

Grime music is fueling the use of ‘skunk’, expert warns

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Stormzy heavily references cannabis in ‘Shut Up’ – which reached number 8 in the charts Grime music is fueling the use of skunk because artists are referencing the drug in their chart-topping songs, warns a cannabis researcher. Ian Hamilton, based at York University, warned the popular music genre contains hundreds of lyrics glorifying the use Read More

Dragon’s Den’s Hilary Devey to kick 40-year smoking habit

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Hilary Devey has vowed to finally kick her 40-year smoking habit after a health scare made her question her lifestyle. The 60-year-old former Dragon’s Den star told FEMAIL she first took up smoking at 15, only giving up for a five year stint after she discovered she was pregnant with her son, who is now Read More