These are twins...  believe it?
These are twins... believe it?

With such opposing looks it's hard to believe this striking pair are sisters. But they are much more than that - they are…

We crave that sweet taste - but at what cost?
We crave that sweet taste - but at what cost?

Natural alternatives to sugar sweeteners exist, but even they have pitfalls if consumed in excess. We are hard-wired to…

Why get up before the sun?
Why get up before the sun?

Since I was little girl I have felt there is some secret complicity about starting the day at first light that binds together…

Breast milk research could help cure cancer
Breast milk research could help cure cancer

Research into how breast milk is produced could help in the search for a breast cancer cure.

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Baby formula advertising facing ban
Baby formula advertising facing ban

Mums with babies aged under six months could see the advertising of infant milk formula for their children…

Parents arrested for refusing vaccine

Police in northwest Pakistan have arrested more than 450 parents for refusing to vaccinate their children against polio…

Hidden illness drives loved ones apart

A little-known condition called cachexia, which affects people with life-threatening conditions, can cause avoidable misery…

Woman who recovered from dementia

Roni Caryn Rabin's mother seemed to have all the signs of classic dementia, except she made a miraculous recovery 10 years…

What size penis is 'normal'?
What size penis is 'normal'?

Average penis size revealed: Scientists attempt to find what is 'normal' to reassure concerned men.

Warning over paracetamol

Doctors may be underestimating the risks to patients from long-term use of paracetamol, the world's most popular painkiller…

Make a good decision, under pressure

Depending on your job and ambition, the importance of making good decisions under pressure can vary.

Nuts can reduce risk of heart disease death - study

The next time you reach for a snack, you may want to make it a handful of nuts because research shows they can reduce your…

Is your music too loud?

About 1.1 billion young people are listening to music at volumes that endanger their hearing and can have other negative…

Coffee fans mad on daily grind
Coffee fans mad on daily grind

For at least one in four Kiwi coffee lovers, breakfast consists of a cuppa and no food, a new online…

Sex injuries hit six-year high

Love hurts: injuries sustained during sex have hit a six year high, ACC figures reveal.

'Sumo babies' born in the UK

Hundreds of babies are being born clinically obese in the UK every year - including some weighing more than a stone.

Louise Thompson: We care more about cellphone than self

You know how it is, when you notice the battery on your phone is running down it's actually an almost panicky feeling.

Plain packs - heat on Govt

The Government is being lobbied to bring the tobacco plain-packaging bill back to Parliament for a final vote.

Drinking tea may reduce risk of diabetes
Drinking tea may reduce risk of diabetes

Drinking three cups of tea a day can cut the risk of diabetes, says new research. Two studies show…

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