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Researchers from the University of Texas studied almost 1,000 women in their late teens and 20s and found those who faked orgasms to turn themselves on had more consistent real ones.
Posted: 21-09-2019
Japanese scientists have discovered that even after two minutes of slathering on hand sanitizer, flu survives because viscose spit slows down the alcohol. But 30 seconds of hand-washing works.
Posted: 21-09-2019
New York University scientists helped CBS recreate the UK simulation that led scientists there to call vaping 95% safer than smoking. The results were similar, but doctors warn e-cigs' damage is elsewhere.
Posted: 21-09-2019
DR MAX: Unhealthy diets and sedentary lifestyles mean a generation of people are eating themselves into an early grave. And if this goes on, they will bring the NHS down with them.
Posted: 20-09-2019
This $250 wearable chair is designed to let you rest no matter where you may be - but it is causing quite the stir on the web. Called 'Lex' this device aims to improve posture and comfort.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Anthony Mayo, of Pennsylvania, became ill last week after two years of vaping. Doctors said he had 'the lungs of a 60-year-old, two-pack-a-day, smoker', Anthony's father, Keith Mayo, was told.
Posted: 20-09-2019
The patch generates electric pulses triggered by movement. Engineer Xudong Wang at the University of Wisconsin said his father had grown new hair after a month of using a prototype.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Elsie-Rose Duffy had swallowed a battery within 24 hours prior to hospital, which had become lodged around her chest area. Mother Kirsty Duffy said she was told to give Elsie-Rose 'one last kiss'.
Posted: 20-09-2019
As people get older, they are less likely to use marijuana as often, according to University of Nebraska research. Over 11% of young adults with medical conditions use daily, for fun or treatment.
Posted: 20-09-2019
One of the top qualities that we look for in a long-term partner is kindness, according to new research by Swansea University conducted on over 2,700 college students from across the globe.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Doctors in Shanghai, China, who treated the patient did not reveal why the unnamed 25-year-old decided to put the object into his urethra, nor did they say how long it was.
Posted: 20-09-2019
A tax of 24p per litre was introduced in England last year on highly sugary drinks. This sent companies scrambling to alter their products to avoid being hit with the levy.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Scientists from the German Environment Ministry looked for 15 'plastic byproducts' in the waste of 2,500 children. They found 11 of the substances in 97-to-100 per cent of the samples.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Australian scientists found certain e-cigarette flavours change how sensitive mice's airways are to dust mites, a common asthma trigger. Black liquorice, for example, triggered airway inflammation.
Posted: 20-09-2019
What started as painful sex became a nightmare battle with a rare form of ovarian cancer for 35-year-old mother-of-two, Taylor Cochrane. Three years later, the Nebraska attorney is in remission.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Rebecca Hetherington, now 29, from Newcastle, started to feel unwell in 2013. She was diagnosed with stage two metastatic papillary thyroid cancer on May 17 2016 after a locum GP referred her for a scan.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Heather Satchwell, 27, of Newhall, was told by doctors her infection was life-threatening. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of amputation of the lower limbs.
Posted: 20-09-2019
Criana Shemar, 35, from Great Barr, Birmingham, suffers from lipoedema. It causes an abnormal amount of fat to build-up on her arms and legs and is thought to affect 10 per cent of women.
Posted: 20-09-2019
A team of Chinese scientists became intrigued when a 27-year-old man sought treatment for bouts of unexplained drunkenness in 2014. The man then provided stool samples.
Posted: 20-09-2019
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Christina Ombao, 39, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2016. What started as a small lump on her breast has turned into a huge tumour.
Posted: 20-09-2019