• Rachael Bland 'Big C': BBC presenter’s touching memoir for son published posthumously
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    Rachael Bland 'Big C': BBC presenter’s touching memoir for son published posthumously

    The memoir BBC presenter Rachael Bland wrote for her son has been published posthumously, following her death in September 2018. In November 2016, Bland was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy, a lumpectomy and a mastectomy, she was informed in 2018 that the cancer had become incurable.

  • Young female blood donors at higher risk of iron deficiency
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    Young female blood donors at higher risk of iron deficiency

    Adolescent female blood donors are more likely to develop an iron deficiency compared to older donors and non-donors, new research has found. This means they might be at a higher risk of fainting and feeling unwell after donating blood, but the researchers stress this shouldn't dissuade people from becoming donors, rather encourage them to take the necessary precautions, such as iron supplements. The study was carried out by the John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and also suggests that such deficiencies could have an adverse effect on brain development in these women.

  • Screen time for children under two more than doubles in 17 years
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    Screen time for children under two more than doubles in 17 years

    The amount of time that children under the age of two spend looking at screens on digital devices has more than doubled over a 17-year period, a study has found. There's been growing concern over the excessive amount of time some children spend on smartphones and tablets, with paediatric experts recently advising that parents implement a digital curfew for their children an hour before going to bed. In a new study published in journal JAMA Paediatrics, researchers investigated the extent to which the time children spend on screens has increased over the past couple of decades.

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    4 things you should do for your stomach everyday

    They might just help reduce bloating, cramping and constipation

  • Interval training more effective than jogging and cycling for weight loss, study finds
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    Interval training more effective than jogging and cycling for weight loss, study finds

    Doing short bursts of high intensity exercise can be more effective for weight loss than moderate workouts, a recent study has found. The health benefits of interval training have been investigated on multiple occasions in the past, with previous research concluding that it can help speed up your metabolism. Interval training consists of short bursts of intense exercise following by brief periods of rest.

  • Pickle, squishy and tadpole: The most common nicknames parents-to-be call mother’s baby bump
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    Pickle, squishy and tadpole: The most common nicknames parents-to-be call mother’s baby bump

    While some may deliberate over naming their baby after their favourite Game of Thrones character, others start the name-giving process months in advance by nicknaming the mother's baby bump. According to a recent study of 1,500 mothers and fathers conducted by online parenting community ChannelMum.com, during pregnancy nine out of 10 parents opt for an alternative moniker for the baby bump. Some of the most popular baby bump names among the parents included nicknames such as "Button", "Sprout", and "Pebble".

  • French schools could replace ‘mother’ and ‘father’ with ‘parent 1’ and ‘parent 2’ under new anti-discrimination law
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    French schools could replace ‘mother’ and ‘father’ with ‘parent 1’ and ‘parent 2’ under new anti-discrimination law

    France’s National Assembly has passed a law that will see the removal of the labels “mother” and “father” from forms used in the country’s schools. The amendment made to the nation’s School of Trust Bill would see the terms be replaced with “parent 1” and “parent 2” in a move designed to avoid discriminating against same-sex parents. The decision was widely supported by the majority La République en Marche Party, which was founded by French President Emmanuel Macron.

  • Lili Reinhart reveals she’s in therapy and insists it’s nothing ‘to feel ashamed of’
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    Lili Reinhart reveals she’s in therapy and insists it’s nothing ‘to feel ashamed of’

    Lili Reinhart has revealed she is seeing a therapist for her mental health and that it is nothing to “be ashamed of”. The Riverdale actor made the revelation in a candid note posted on her Instagram story on Saturday, describing it as a “friendly reminder for anyone who needs to hear it”.

  • Mediterranean diets reduce risk of heart disease – new research shows
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    Mediterranean diets reduce risk of heart disease – new research shows

    In 2015, more than 85 million people in Europe were living with cardiovascular diseases. Although the total number of people who suffer with cardiovascular disease is increasing, the number of those who die from heart and circulatory diseases is in steady decline. In the UK alone, healthcare costs relating to heart and circulatory diseases are estimated at £9bn each year – while overall, the cost to the EU economy is close to £200bn a year.

  • BBC to provide information about abortions after Call the Midwife controversy
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    BBC to provide information about abortions after Call the Midwife controversy

    On 3 February, an episode of the period drama Call The Midwife was aired on BBC One. At the end of the programme, a message appeared on screen instructing viewers to visit the BBC Action Line website if they wished for further information regarding the issues raised in the storyline. After concerns raised by organisations including the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) - the UK's largest abortoin provider - BBC Action Line said that it had chosen not to include a link to information about abortion because the topic is "contentious".

  • 9 ways to soothe sore muscles after a workout
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    9 ways to soothe sore muscles after a workout

    You had a great session of workout and sweated it out at the gym. Best day ever! But now as you head towards home, you are feeling the burn. Even walking or laughing is pure agony for your abs and legs.

  • Overactive Bladder: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
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    Overactive Bladder: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

    Do you often feel the sudden urge to urinate that you find difficult to control? Well, then you might be having an overactive bladder leading to involuntary loss of urine, known as urge incontinence. The person with an overactive bladder may

  • Jedward flooded with messages of support from fans following news of mother's death
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    Jedward flooded with messages of support from fans following news of mother's death

    Jedward have been inundated with messages of condolence from fans after announcing that their mother has passed away from cancer. The pop duo, which consists of twins John and Edward Grimes, paid tribute to their mother Susanna Condron by sharing a heartfelt message on Twitter and Instagram. You shaped the character of who we are," Jedward tweeted.

  • Latent Autoimmune Diabetes In Adults (LADA): Facts You Should Know
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    Latent Autoimmune Diabetes In Adults (LADA): Facts You Should Know

    Diabetes is one of the most common, yet complex, ailments of today. People generally categorize diabetic patients into either Type 1 or Type 2. However, the truth lies in the fact that these two kinds fail to capture the complete range

  • Diet for healthy hormones inside body
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    Diet for healthy hormones inside body

    Your hormones play an important part in overall health. They can affect your energy levels, weight, digestive system, women's premenstrual symptoms, stress, skin and mood. So it is very important to keep the balance of hormones inside body. In today's video we will discuss the diet to keep the hormone balance inside body. Watch the video to know more.

  • Myleene Klass reveals she’s pregnant with third child in Instagram post
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    Myleene Klass reveals she’s pregnant with third child in Instagram post

    Myleene Klass has revealed she's pregnant with her third child with a post on Twitter and Instagram. The singer, who found fame in the early Noughties as one fifth of pop group Hear'Say, made the announcement on Valentine's Day. Klass shared a photo of herself cradling her growing baby bump, captioning the picture with a simple heart emoji.

  • Health Benefits And Uses Of Ratan Jot
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    Health Benefits And Uses Of Ratan Jot

    Ratan Jot or Alkanna tinctoria, also commonly known as alkanet, is a plant that belongs to the Borage family. Ideally, this plant's roots produce a red coloring material which is used as a red dye. It is also used in many

  • Gene Editing: Everything You Need To Know
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    Gene Editing: Everything You Need To Know

    DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the carrier of genetic information and is present in living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It basically defines the distinctive characteristics of someone or something. This characteristic is technically identified to be unchangeable .

  • Nora Fatehi Diet Chart
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    Nora Fatehi Diet Chart

    The Dilbar girl, aka Nora Fatehi is now a rage on internet. She has fans all over for her belly dancing moves, like we have never seen before. She posts videos of her dancing and enjoying her rehearsals for various dance performances. This is probably the secret to her fit and toned body. There is quite a bit that Nora does to maintain her fit and flexible body. Her fitness regime includes Diet plan, and lots of dance forms. Watch the video to know more.

  • Shabana Azmi Diagnoses with Swine Flu, currently receiving Treatment at Hospital
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    Shabana Azmi Diagnoses with Swine Flu, currently receiving Treatment at Hospital

    Shabana Azmi has been diagnosed with H1N1 Swine Flu and is currently receiving treatment at a Mumbai hospital.Shabana had been seeing her family doctor over cough and cold symptoms, but it was only recently that she was put on medical treatment specific to Swine flu patients.

  • HCG Diet For Weight Loss: Meal Plans, Recipes And Side Effects
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    HCG Diet For Weight Loss: Meal Plans, Recipes And Side Effects

    As of today, there are an approximate of 2.1 billion overweight people in the world - that is 30% of the world's population. With obesity and excess weight posing extreme danger, the need to adopt necessary steps have become imperative. The

  • Health Benefits Of Rauwolfia serpentina
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    Health Benefits Of Rauwolfia serpentina

    Ayurveda believes that extracts are not as beneficial as the whole herb when utilized for remedial purposes. This hypothesis applies to be true in the case of the herb Rauwolfia serpentina (Indian snakeroot). This is so because the whole herb has