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HEALTH NOTES: Eat greens… and baby will too! Pregnant women who feast on vegetables...

It's an age-old problem for parents – how do you get your children to eat their greens? The answer could be for mums to eat...

Leading British surgeon tells ministers vaping ‘epidemic’ among teenage girls could lead to breast...

Teenage girls using e-cigarettes may be dramatically raising their risk of developing breast cancer, an expert has warned. Professor Kefah Mokbel – one of the...

Drinking just one can of sugary drink a day ‘raises your risk of dying...

Drinking just one sugary drink a day raises your risk of dying from heart disease and even cancer, research suggests. A Harvard study found getting...

How your friends could be making you fatter: Obesity can spread through communities like...

Your social circle may be the reason you are overweight, a study has suggested. Experts have warned that obesity can spread through communities like a...

Space travel is giving astronauts shingles and cold sores: Stress of heading into orbit...

Herpes viruses come back to life in most astronauts who travel to space, according to a study. Researchers said about one in 14 people (seven...

FDA is planning to review the safety of surgical staplers after thousands of malfunction...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to review surgical staplers after it emerged that manufacturers were allowed to 'hide' malfunction reports. Officials...

Having more children could slow down ageing for women, study suggests

The number of children a woman has slows the rate at which she ages, suggests a study from Simon Fraser University in Canada. It found that...

Has the link between heart disease and depression been found? Scientists discover both conditions...

The link between heart disease and depression could be inflammation, research suggests. The two conditions have been heavily linked to each other for years but scientists have...

Woman are more likely to have unprotected sex if they believe the man has...

Women considering spending the night with someone new are more likely to have unprotected sex if they think he is ‘relationship potential’, researchers claim. They...
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