Chinese New Year is fast approaching – and with it comes a host of superstitions that will apparently dictate how the next 12 months will play out for each of us.
Activity monitors can predict flu outbreaks up to three weeks earlier than current surveillance methods raising hopes that health services could be better prepared for upcoming waves of illness.
Issa Rae said a slow-moving teleprompter led to her subtle-yet-searing quip about the Oscars’ lack of diversity.The ‘Insecure’ star went viral after reading out an all-male list of nominees for best director, then looking into the camera and saying “congratulations to those men”.
Children’s packed lunches are no healthier than they were 10 years ago, with processed ham sandwiches and packets of crisps still the norm, new research shows.
A conservative mothers' group has accused Burger King of “crossing the line” by airing an advert with the word “damn” in it to promote its non-meat product.Activists from One Million Moms, an American group that aims to pressure media companies, have called on the fast-food chain to remove the advert or edit out what they call “the d-word”.
Meghan Markle is expected to join the Queen’s crunch talks about her and Prince Harry’s future roles by phone after returning to Canada.The monarch has called Harry, his brother Prince William, and their father Prince Charles to a crisis meeting at her private Norfolk estate of Sandringham where the “next steps” for the couple will be decided on Monday.
The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins is the latest celebrity to be unveiled on controversial singing competition The Masked Singer UK.Fans were stunned to see the musician unmasked after wearing a chameleon costume during the show.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex prompted headlines across the world with the announcement they would “step back as ‘senior’ members of the royal family” on Wednesday.An announcement made by the couple on Instagram instantly gave rise to widespread reports of disgruntlement among family members, with the Queen said to be “furious” at not being consulted prior to the decision.
Absence may actually make the heart grow fonder, according to research, which shows a quarter of couples now live apart but abide by the same rules as married or cohabiting partners.
I took 25 flights in the first half of 2019.Twenty-five. That’s almost one a week. Let that sink in for a moment.
Lady Gaga has discussed the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) she suffered after being “raped repeatedly” at the age of 19.The singer talked at length about her mental health in an interview with Oprah Winfrey as part of the presenter’s 2020 Vision: Your Life In Focus tour.
The model and swimsuit designer has a smart message for teen girls.
The NHS is promising a “genomic revolution,” with rare child diseases diagnosed in days, with far more accuracy than has previously possible.
An artificially intelligent Google system could be better at spotting breast cancer than expert radiologists, a new study suggests.The research saw the computer, which was created by Google’s AI experts, compared with medical professionals as they both screened mammograms.
Hospital admissions for eating disorders have soared by 37 per cent in just two years.The new data includes numerous cases of very young children being admitted with illnesses such as anorexia.
A generation growing up on social media is putting its teeth at risk by turning to illegal providers of whitening and straightening products, dentists have warned.
“Auld Lang Syne” is sung on the stroke of midnight every 31 December to ring in the New Year.The song sets words written by the great Scottish poet Robert Burns in 1788 to a traditional folk tune, its title translating into standard English as “old long since”, meaning “long ago”.
The most senior doctor in the NHS has warned against “teatoxes” and other fad New Year diets that can cause serious health problems.
Children are getting four times as much caffeine from drinking tea, as from energy drinks, a think tank has said, as it attacks Government plans to ban the sale of the soft drinks to minors.
Aromatherapy and ASMR craze will be used to help ease dogs' anxiety around fireworks this New Year's Eve.
More than a quarter of people with Parkinson's disease were initially wrongly diagnosed as having conditions such as a stroke or anxiety, research has found.
You've been looking forward to taking a break all year, but now you've set everything up with blankets and mince pies you've drawn a blank on what you actually want to watch.Several new Christmas films come out every year - you've got far too many films to choose from, and most of them aren't much good anyway.