HEALTH

 

Shenzhen Blocks Sale of 'Bird's Nest' Homes



CHINA , HEALTH September 27, 2016


A bird's nest might sound cosy - but you probably wouldn't want to live in one. However, that's exactly the nickname that some Chinese media outlets have given a series of tiny apartments for sale in Shenzhen, rumoured to be just...

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Hangover-free alcohol blocked by government



HEALTH, UK September 23, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay) Could this be the answer to all those wasted, unproductive mornings of self-loathing? 'Hangover-free alcohol' could be replacing all booze by 2050, eureka!  The new synthetic alcohol known as 'alcosyn...

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New Study: Severe Anxiety Gives Men Cancer



HEALTH, UK September 20, 2016


Severely anxious men are twice as likely to die from cancer, new research claims.  The study by the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition is one of the largest cohort studies in the world, spanning ove...

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Smoking drops to lowest level ever in UK



HEALTH, UK September 20, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay)  Lighting-up could soon be a thing of the past - as figures show the number of smokers in the UK has dropped to the lowest level ever recorded.   Last year, out of the 2.5 million smokers who attempted...

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Number of obese-related rescues rises by third



HEALTH, UK September 19, 2016


(Photo: Pixabay)  It's officially Cupcake Week! Which is a great time to coincide with the release of these latest figures. Incidences of firefighters rescuing obese people who are too large to move themselves has risen in ...

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