Thursday, April 26, 2018

Health

Health

The funeral director's opioid scare mission: can fear help stop addiction?

“I am the one person you never want to meet,” Kevin Moran says quietly into the microphone. He’s talking to the adults in the room, about half of the 200 people gathered in...

Centenarian club: wealthiest investors expect to reach 100

More than half of of the world’s wealthiest investors expect to live to the age of 100, according to a new survey. Swiss investment bank UBS polled 5,000 high-net worth individuals (HNWIs), defined as...

Losing my mum to breast cancer defined my radiography career

As my mum fought against breast cancer, I decided I wanted to spend my life seeking it out in others. My mum was diagnosed following a routine mammogram in 2007. At that point I...

Alfie Evans' father begs Pope Francis to ‘save our son’

The father of a 23-month-old boy at the centre of a life-support treatment battle has had a private audience with the pope during which he kissed the pontiff’s hand and asked him to...

French man becomes first person to have two face transplants

A French man is recovering in a Paris hospital after becoming the first person in the world to undergo two face transplants. Jérôme Hamon, who suffers from a condition which causes disfiguring tumours,...

'Cannabis strengthened our bond': can pot make you a better parent?

An Oregon mother posted a photo last year of herself breastfeeding her baby while she took a bong hit. Naturally, the image went viral. Amid the expected backlash, some much milder criticism came from...

Alfie Evans' parents return to court amid Alder Hey protests

The parents of a boy at the centre of a life-support treatment battle are to launch another legal challenge. Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, will ask court of appeal judges on Monday...

Sound and vision: how a blind photographer shot the Games

With Leo, his labrador, fast asleep on the pool deck, Andrew Follows focused his lens on the victorious swimmers parading around in front of him. For some of the athletes, the sight of...

Eight feminist ways to love your body (without even leaving the house) | Van...

“I always end up feeling like shit when I look at Instagram,” said Selena Gomez, who has 133 million Instagram followers, when she was interviewed by Vogue last year. Selena. Freakin’. Gomez. Of course, she’s...

What is Britain eating? The ultra-processed truth about 10 of our bestselling foods

As the saying goes: if your granny wouldn’t have recognised what’s in it, it’s probably not real food. Yet half the food we take home is made in factories from a list of...

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A new species of great ape: a family member we must...

If I could be a fly on the wall at any point in the history of science, it would be to watch the...