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10 Cancer Alerts that People Ignore
A persistent cough, a sore that just won't disappear, inexplicable weight loss and changing urinary habits. A British health organisation explains why you better not ought to ignore these and other changes in your body.
Are Men Healthier Without Underpants?
What type of underpants a man wears, has a great effect on his health. Tight briefs, loose boxer shorts or fully naked? It's not just a matter of style, several British professors state.
Where Does Fat Go When We Lose Weight?
Losing weight has become a worldwide obsession. But where does that so-called 'burned' fat go? Most theories don't have an answer to that. However, a new Australian study claims that it does.
Boy Shows Body after Gigantic Weight Loss
Seven months ago, he still weighed 160 kilograms, now he weighs less than half of that. The 21 year old John David Clause from California was fed up with his body and decided to take drastic measures.
One Cigarette Takes 14 Minutes of Your Life
A cigarette can shorten your life by approximately 14 minutes, while an alcoholic beverage can shorten it with up to 6.5 hours. This is clear from figures on a new site, based on data from American administrations.
7 or 8 Hours? Determine your Optimal Sleep Duration
Sleep experts recommend that healthy adults usually have 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. However, recent research shows something differently.
'Farting is good for your health'
A remarkable study by the University of Exeter shows that farting can be beneficial to your health - especially when you sniff the scent afterwards!