Alexis Ohanian has shared a series of pictures of his and Serena Williams‘ daughter, comparing her growth to a tree over the past couple of years.On Sunday evening, the Reddit co-founder posted three pictures of his two-year-old daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, on Instagram.
When will the houseplant craze end? It’s a question that’s been bubbling around for the past few years – and earlier this year, I read something that felt prescient.
For many of us, the ability to ignore our work emails out of hours would come as a welcome relief, but new research concludes that blocking employees from doing so could actually be detrimental to their wellbeing.According to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sussex and published in the journal Computers in Human Behaviour, banning employees from checking their work email outside the workplace can be “particularly difficult” for those who have “high levels of anxiety and neuroticism”.
The menopause is a condition that the majority of women experience as part of the natural ageing process.On Friday 18 October, World Menopause Day is observed around the globe to raise awareness of the impact menopause can have on women’s everyday lives.
An estimated 2,000 tonnes of plastic waste – equivalent to 83m bottles – will be generated from Halloween costumes sold by leading retailers in the UK this year, according to a new report.An investigation by environmental charity Hubbub into costumes sold by 19 supermarkets and retailers – including Aldi, Argos, Asos, Amazon, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s and Tesco – found that 83 per cent of the materials used to make the outfits were polluting oil-based plastics likely to end up in landfill.
Wear It Pink is an annual event which sees fundraisers wear bright pink ensembles as they raise money for breast cancer care and research.It is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK, raising millions of pounds over the course of its 17-year history.
Billy Connolly has spoken about the reality of living with Parkinson’s disease, revealing that he has “started to drool”.Speaking to Chris Evans on his Virgin Radio show, the Glaswegian comedian explained that he’s “getting by” and while he has no plans to perform any time soon that “life is good”.
Christian Dior has issued an apology after receiving backlash for excluding Taiwan from a map of China.On Wednesday, the French fashion house displayed a map of China during a presentation about its boutique network at Zhejiang Gongshang University in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
Ryan Reynolds has shared the first photograph of his newborn.On Wednesday, the Deadpool actor confirmed the arrival of his third child with Blake Lively to his 14.7m followers on Twitter.
Use of e-cigarettes may help between 50,000 and 70,000 smokers in England quit every year, new research has shown.Researchers from University College London (UCL) assessed the correlation between the use of e-cigarettes and success rate of quitting smoking.
If you come across someone who is unresponsive and they don’t seem to be breathing, being able to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) before the emergency services arrive could save their life.According to a study commissioned by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in 2018, nearly a third of UK adults wouldn’t feel confident enough to perform CPR if they saw someone suffering a cardiac arrest.
Women should be offered mammograms and smear tests in their lunch breaks to help boost cancer survival rates, according to a new report.On Wednesday, Professor Sir Mike Richards, the former national clinical director for cancer, published a review of the current NHS cancer screening system.
The detrimental impact of air pollution can increase a pregnant woman’s likelihood of experiencing a miscarriage by 50 per cent, a new study has claimed.Researchers from Beijing, China carried out an investigation to explore whether a link could be found between air pollution and miscarriage.
Women who suffer from heart attacks are half as likely as men to receive the recommended medical treatment, a new study has claimed.Researchers from the University of Edinburgh investigated how 48,000 people responded to the use of high sensitivity troponin blood tests, which were calibrated differently for women and men.
The alcohol industry may be putting pregnant women at risk by presenting inaccurate information about the effect drinking alcohol can have during pregnancy, researchers have claimed.In a study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, scientists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Imperial College London investigated the way in which alcohol-funded bodies present information about alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
Behind most imposing rows of grand houses in London’s smarter postcodes, you’ll find something far more endearing: a mews. Cobbled and dinky, these former stables and servants’ lodgings now (usually) house millionaires of their own, but that doesn’t stop me taking an idle wander down them most weeks. As a container gardener, I never fail to find inspiration from the pavement-bound landscaping that crops up outside the front doors.
A record number of children are severely obese by their final year of primary school, new figures show.Annual data from Public Health England (PHE) has revealed that the proportion of pupils aged 10 to 11 who are seriously overweight has risen to 4.4 per cent in 2019, up from 3.2 per cent in 2006/7.
Jameela Jamil has said she tried to take her own life six years ago, urging those who are struggling with mental health issues to seek support.On Thursday, to mark World Mental Health Day, the actor and activist published a tweet detailing how she previously suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Actor Sophie Turner has criticised influencers who promote diet products via social media.In the video, uploaded as an Instagram story, the 23-year-old Game of Thrones star filmed herself overlaid with a filter that made her lips larger and added extra rouge to her cheeks.
Nearly one in five young people say they are not happy with their lives, the government’s first “State of the Nation” report on children’s wellbeing has found.For the report, which has been published to coincide with World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October, 7,000 young people aged between 10 and 24 were questioned about their mental wellbeing.
The rise of social media has meant that we as a global population are more connected than we have ever been in the history of time.However, our reliance on social media can have a detrimental effect on our mental health, with the average Brit checking their phone as much 28 times a day.
A compound found in tomatoes could help tackle fertility problems in men, scientists claim.A new study of a small cohort of men has found that the pigment which gives the fruit its red colour, known as lycopene, could boost sperm quality, specifically around size and swimming capabilities.
Priyanka Chopra has opened up about what it is like for Nick Jonas to live with Type 1 diabetes – a condition that causes the level of glucose in your blood to become too high.On Tuesday, the actor, who married Jonas in December 2018, described how much she admires her husband’s dedication to his health during an interview with The View.