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Teach ‘Fathers of Tomorrow’ to Keep Girls in School Today, Study Shows

Girls’ school attendance in East Africa almost doubles when students of both sexes are taught about sex, relationships and money, a charity said on Monday, highlighting how the attitudes of boys influence the educational success of girls. Asante Africa Foundation said girls’ attendance increased by […]

Giant Iceberg Like ‘Niggling Tooth’ Set to Crack off Antarctica

One of the biggest icebergs on record is like a “niggling tooth” about to snap off Antarctica and will be an extra hazard for ships around the frozen continent as it breaks up, scientists said on Wednesday. An area of the Larsen C ice shelf, […]

‘You never think your baby is going to die’

Kym Field’s son died hours after birth due to a failure by medical staff to monitor his heart rate. read more >>> Source:: BBC

UK heatwave warning: Why YOU could be more at risk of lung problems during hot weather

THE current UK heatwave shows no sign of letting up, so beware the harm prolonged hot weather can have on your lungs. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Rheumatoid arthritis treatment: THIS may be a new way to cure painful symptoms

RHEUMATOID arthritis affects more than 400,000 people in the UK, but scientists may have found a new way to treat symptoms. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes and stroke symptoms: There’s no link between THIS skin condition and heart

DIABETES brings an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. But scientists have now discovered no link between the condition and eczema. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Century-old Parkinson’s question answered

Team find evidence the immune system is attacking the brain in Parkinson’s. read more >>> Source:: BBC

‘Walking Blood Bank’ Could Save Lives in Remote Areas

A blood bank in the Pacific Northwest has developed a kit for transfusions in remote places that it says “takes the banking out of blood banking.” A blood transfusion can often be the difference between life and death. Hospitals have stored blood on hand for […]

Pregnancy danger: Catching THIS risks autism in unborn child

PREGNANCY already brings a host of things expectant mothers should avoid – such as raw meat, blue cheese and alcohol – but, according to new research, they should try and add flu to the list too. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Stephen Hawking Calls for Return to Moon

Celebrity physicist Stephen Hawking says humans should return to the Moon by 2020 and Mars by 2025 in order to unite humanity in the shared purpose of spreading out beyond Earth. “Spreading out into space will completely change the future of humanity,” the Cambridge professor […]

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