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20 June 2024

Walking can cure lower back pain, new study finds

Walking can cure lower back pain. A new study carried out by a university in Australia has found that going for a stroll three times a week could have a "profound ...
20 June 2024

Dogs can actually understand humans, new study finds

Dogs can actually understand humans. A new study has carried out by Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary found that canines are capable of associating a certain object with a word ...
20 June 2024

Bride limits wedding guests to just two alcoholic drinks each but is met with backlash

A bride has decided to limit the amount of alcohol served at her wedding. The woman has taken to social media site Reddit to explain that she has decided to offer ...

19 June 2024

Fatty diets raise anxiety levels

Eating junk food increases anxiety. Many people seek solace in fatty food treats during times of stress but this can actually have an adverse effect. A team from the University of Colorado ...

19 June 2024

Mystery Mars hole could be protecting alien life

A hole on Mars could be hiding alien life. The mystery crater-like opening sits on the edge of an ancient volcano on the Red Planet and scientists have argued that it ...

19 June 2024

Women find men with kids more attractive

Women are more attracted to men accompanied by children. As part of a new study, 360 heterosexual females were shown photos of male models either alone or interacting with a child ...

19 June 2024

Plants are able to problem-solve

Plants are capable of problem-solving. A new study has found that the beings possess a form of intelligence that allows them to sense when a plant nearby is being attacked by ...

17 June 2024

Virtual rats can unlock brain function secrets

A virtual rat with an artificial brain has been created. The unique creature has been designed by scientists as they attempt to discover how the brain controls movement. Experts say that the ...

17 June 2024

Scientists make breakthrough in treating killer black widow spider bites

Scientists have come up with a treatment for the deadly bites of black widow spiders. The boffins have engineered human antibodies to neutralise the lethal toxins from the arachnids which will ...

17 June 2024

Electrical stimulation for the brain could mend a broken heart

Stimulating the brain with electricity can heal the pain of a broken heart. New research has revealed that wearing a £400 headset for just a few minutes each day can ease ...

17 June 2024

Coffees at work help people live longer

Drinking coffee at work can extend your life. Scientists have discovered employees who spend at least six hours per day at a desk were a third less likely to die prematurely ...

14 June 2024

Fat jabs shouldn't be used to get a 'beach body'

Fat jabs such as Ozempic shouldn't be used for people to get "beach body ready". NHS medics have revealed that increasing numbers are being hospitalised due to the side effects of ...

14 June 2024

Autism can be traced back to Neanderthal genes

Autism could have been caused by inbreeding between Neanderthals and humans. A study has revealed that specific genetic variations traced back to Neanderthals are more common in autistic people than those ...
14 June 2024

Poker faces don't help when negotiating

A poker face could prove useless during negotiations. Experts at Nottingham Trent University have found that being pleasant and facially expressive makes a person more likely to close a deal. The findings ...

14 June 2024

Men eat more meat in gender-equal countries

Men eat more meat than women in countries where gender equality is greater. New research suggests that higher levels of gender equality in some parts of the world gives females the ...

13 June 2024

The length of days on Earth are increasing

Days on Earth are getting longer. New research has found that changes to the planet's inner core are having a subtle impact on the length of days. Studies of earthquake data have ...

13 June 2024

AI translator could allow humans to understand dog barks

An AI translator could enable owners to understand their dogs. A machine that was designed to transcribe human speech has been adapted to decode the sounds made by pooches with promising ...

13 June 2024

Red wine and dark chocolate is good for astronauts

Red wine and dark chocolate can keep astronauts healthy in space. A study has found that chemicals in the food and drink treats enable people to cope better with the physical ...

13 June 2024

Earliest evidence of Jesus miracle found on 2,000-year-old Egyptian manuscript

The earliest record of Jesus performing a miracle has been found scrawled on an ancient Egyptian manuscript. The lesser-known story of the five-year-old Messiah's "vivification of the sparrows" - when the ...

12 June 2024

Loch Ness Monster might be an endangered species

The Loch Ness Monster could be an endangered creature. Nessie expert Andrew McGrath has stressed the importance of teaching the younger generations about the legendary Scottish beast as it could prove ...

12 June 2024

Carnivore diet can cause scurvy

The popular carnivore diet can lead to scurvy. The controversial diet - which consists of only meat, fish and other animal products - has proved a sensation on TikTok with almost ...

12 June 2024

Mars expeditions could have a devastating impact on an astronaut's kidneys

Astronauts could suffer permanent kidney damage on missions to Mars. A review of the health implications of space travel on 24 astronauts who ventured to the Moon has found that many ...

12 June 2024

Depression increases memory loss for over-50s

Depression accelerates memory loss in older people. Experts at University College London (UCL) monitored more than 8,000 adults over the course of 16 years to analyse the relationship between depressive symptoms ...

11 June 2024

Environmentally friendly diet slashes risk of early death

An environmentally friendly diet cuts the danger of an early death by almost a third. A new study has found that those who followed the planetary health diet - which was ...