LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

Having kids leads to a small, but significant, increased risk of breast cancer

Friday  16:30,   14 december 2018

Researchers thought being a mom protected against breast cancer. That’s true — but only 20 years after childbirth. You’ve probably heard that having children and breastfeeding them reduces a woman’s lifetime risk of breast cancer. But according to... >>>

Why You’re Suddenly Experiencing Two-day Hangovers

Friday  12:35,   14 december 2018

The.... >>>

Alzheimer's IS linked to blood transfusions: Scientists discover the protein behind the memory-robbing disorder may have been transmitted in a now-banned procedure

Friday  11:50,   14 december 2018

Between 1958 and 1985, short children globally were given hormones from cadavers to help spur their growth. It was banned over fears it caused a brain disease - and now dementia, a paper... >>>

Cervical screening: is it normal to bleed after a smear test?

Friday  07:15,   14 december 2018

What to expect during and after your cervical screening. Is it normal to bleed during or after a smear test? Spotting during or after cervical screening is completely normal. 'After a smear test, you may have some very light bleeding (spotting) for... >>>

Diabetes starts to SHRINK our brains in middle age before reducing our mental capacity in retirement, study suggests

Friday  03:40,   14 december 2018

Scientists found elderly people with type 2 diabetes experienced a significant decline in memory and verbal fluency over a five-year... >>>

A glass of red wine a day really DOES keep the doctor away, study reveals after people who didn't touch a drop were 11 times more likely to end up in hospital

Thursday  07:50,   13 december 2018

A Harvard University study has found that a small glass of wine (125ml) a day lowered the chance of needing medical treatment compared with heavier boozers or those that abstain. Video: Why an apple a day really can keep the doctor away (Cover... >>>

Forget unnecessary antibiotics, reach for the honey jar instead

Tuesday  12:05,   11 december 2018

A spoonful of... >>>

Autism and ADHD more likely in younger siblings of children with the conditions, new study says

Tuesday  05:20,   11 december 2018

Autism and ADHD more likely in younger siblings of children with the conditions, new study... >>>

Revealed: Why red meat paves the way to heart disease (but cutting it out could lower your risk within a month)

Tuesday  03:55,   11 december 2018

A burger a day really could trigger a heart attack, warns new research. Regular consumption of red meat can raise levels of a cardiovascular disease causing chemical more than 10 times, suggests the study. The organic compound - known as TMAO... >>>

Children 'can avoid getting fat when older' if put to bed at same time each night

Monday  07:40,   10 december 2018

Children 'can avoid getting fat when older' if put to bed at same time each... >>>

Turns out nobody knows how long a conversation should last, and we keep talking way longer than we actually want to

Monday  07:05,   10 december 2018

We have no idea what someone else is thinking, so we tend to second-guess how long they want a conversation to last. Usually, we've got it... >>>

9 surprising reasons you’ve got bad breath

Monday  06:40,   10 december 2018

Ain't nobody got time for dog breath. When you’ve just scoffed a grab bag of cheese and onion crisps, or are waking up after a night on the gin, it’s fair to say that you expect your breath to be… well, a little bit... >>>

Cervical screening: 5 ways to combat smear test fear

Monday  04:45,   10 december 2018

We speak to Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust about ways to combat cervical screening... >>>

4 surprising reasons you might feel sick in the morning, even if you're not pregnant

Monday  03:55,   10 december 2018

Feeling nauseated can be a sign of pregnancy, but it can also be a sign of disrupted sleep cycles or a blocked... >>>

Can You Work Out While Getting IVF?

Monday  03:15,   10 december 2018

It often feels like there are a lot of rules about what you can and can't do when you're trying to get pregnant, and especially if you're pursuing in-vitro fertilisation... >>>