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The first effective drugs for preventing migraine may be available soon

The first effective drugs for preventing migraine may be available soon

Katie A Lloyd, University of Liverpool I suffer from migraines. At least once a month, I have excruciating head pain, sensory problems and intermittent bouts of vomiting. The attacks can last for two weeks or more. Migraines have a huge impact on every aspect of my life, so it is with excited anticipation that I […]

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McMafia is not what most organised crime in Britain really looks like

McMafia is not what most organised crime in Britain really looks like

James Treadwell, Staffordshire University and David Wilson, Birmingham City University McMafia, a new BBC drama, is glitzy, glamorous and seductively appealing. Loosely based on Misha Glenny’s engaging and successful book on global organised crime, the series takes viewers on a journey from the bright lights of London to the beaches of Tel Aviv and the […]

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Sainsbury’s recalls burgers due to E. coli fears

Sainsbury’s recalls burgers due to E. coli fears

Sainsbury’s is recalling some batches of its Taste the Difference frozen Aberdeen Angus British Beef Quarter Pounders, due to possible contamination with E.coli O157. According to Public Health England, a ‘small number’ of people have become unwell after eating the burgers. Symptome of the potentially fatal E.coli 0157 bug can include vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach cramps […]

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Six pack strength won’t help back pain, say scientists

Six pack strength won’t help back pain, say scientists

The key to preventing back pain lies in strengthening the ‘core’ muscles that support the spine… rather than working on a six pack, according to new research. A study of runners found those weak in this area were more prone to developing a condition that blights the lives of eight in ten Britons at some […]

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We’ve been charging our phones wrong all these years – this is the best way

We’ve been charging our phones wrong all these years – this is the best way

Charging our phones should be one of the easiest and most simplest tasks in the world. It’s the end of the day and you’re just doing the last bit of browsing on your phone before falling asleep. The battery is slowly draining to empty and you know you’ll need it on full power tomorrow. So, […]

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These are the new UK laws that will come into force in 2018

These are the new UK laws that will come into force in 2018

by Dan Windham A new year usually brings with it a raft of changes and that’s certainly the case for new laws. There will be a raft of new laws introduced over the next 12 months and here are just a few you can expect.  This article was originally published by our sister title The […]

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British women unhappy with their breasts are less likely to carry out cancer checks

British women unhappy with their breasts are less likely to carry out cancer checks

Women conscious about the size of their boobs are less likely to carry out regular self-examinations for breast cancer, according to a new study. And researchers found that body-conscious women who do detect a change in their breasts are less likely to visit a doctor straight away. Three out of four of more than 380 […]

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Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research. The study shows that the sugar – known as trehalose – is metabolised by the potentially deadly bacterium Clostridium difficile. It suggests the common ingredient has helped trigger epidemics across the world. […]

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You’ve more chance of winning the Lotto than finding a Cadbury White Egg

You’ve more chance of winning the Lotto than finding a Cadbury White Egg

The festive season may barely be over but Cadbury have already released their first batch of Creme Eggs, with a limited edition white egg also in circulation. If you needed any more reason to eat the iconic Creme Egg, the white egg will come with a cash prize of up to £1,000. But before you […]

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Rumour Mill: Inter eye Juan Mata as Mourinho faces resistance over Danny Rose | Sandro could stay in Italy until season ends | Lemar lined up as Coutinho replacement | Kane set to become league’s highest earner

Rumour Mill: Inter eye Juan Mata as Mourinho faces resistance over Danny Rose | Sandro could stay in Italy until season ends | Lemar lined up as Coutinho replacement | Kane set to become league’s highest earner

The latest football transfer rumours as the January window begins to heat up. Mourinho facing resistance from board over Danny Rose Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to sign Tottenham’s Danny Rose, but is facing resistance from the board, according to the Daily Mail. Mourinho is said to see the 27-year-old as a good fit […]

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