As one of the most commonly used drugs among 16 to 24-year-olds, laughing gas has become an increasing cause of concern and debate in recent years.The drug was thrown into the spotlight again on Wednesday after Professor David Nutt, the former government drug tzar, who was forced to resign in 2009 after claiming ecstasy and LSD were less dangerous than alcohol, made new comments about it.
There has been a rapid decline in cases of HIV in the UK, according to new figures.Data published by Public Health England (PHE) shows HIV transmission is continuing to fall, with the number of people who are unaware they have the virus also decreasing.
Being wealthy can add nearly a decade to a person’s lifespan, new research suggests.A study conducted by University College London (UCL) has found that those who are the richest tend to live far longer free from illness and disability than those who are the poorest.
Amy Schumer has shared a candid post on Instagram about what it is like to undergo IVF (in vitro fertilisation), saying she feels “run down and emotional”.On Wednesday 8 January, the comedian, 38 – who gave birth to her son, Gene Attell Fischer, in May 2019 – shared a close-up picture on the social media platform of her stomach, showing her Caesarean section scar and bruising.
Yoga is not supposed to be about how you look. In fact, the purpose of this 5,000-year-old Indian practice is the very opposite: to combat the superficial with the spiritual and encourage mental transformation through movement.But in recent years, it seems these intentions have fallen to the wayside.
Musician Grimes has hinted that she and Tesla CEO Elon Musk are expecting their first child together.On Wednesday 8 January, the Canadian singer shared a picture on Instagram, which shows her posing nude with a digitally-superimposed image of a foetus visible through her translucent stomach.
Singer Justin Bieber has revealed he is suffering from Lyme disease, stating on Instagram that he has had a “rough couple years” while receiving treatment.Lyme disease is a bacterial infection which can lead to severe physical and mental problems if not diagnosed at an early stage.
Natalie already had six children through past IVF treatments, which gave her a total of 14 children.
Living a healthy lifestyle can help you stave off diseases for an extra decade, new research has found.The study, published in the British Medical Journal, has found that those who adopt habits such as exercising for at least 30 minutes a day or drinking in moderation are more likely to be free of illnesses like cancer, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
As the world rolls into the new year, many of us will be setting ambitious resolutions, like running a marathon for the first time.It might seem daunting – particularly for those who don’t consider themselves runners – but new research has found that first-time marathon runners enjoy a range of health benefits that could make it worth it.
New research suggests young people who vape alongside smoking are twice as likely to suffer from a stroke as those who only smoke cigarettes.The study warns that those who use e-cigarettes and standard cigarettes in tandem could potentially be putting themselves even further at risk from smoking-related diseases.
Sam Smith has won praise after encouraging followers to celebrate themselves by sharing a shirtless snap from their recent holiday.The 27 year-old singer, who uses they/them pronouns, originally uploaded the picture – which shows Smith sitting on the side of a boat, holding a drink – to their Instagram page.
Scientists have developed a new test that could diagnose urinary tract infections (UTIs) in 25 minutes by using a smartphone camera.Biological engineers at the University of Bath developed technology that identifies the presence of E.coli bacteria in bacterial UTIs.