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Food for thought: the smart way to better brain health

November 2, 2018

The human brain is made of food, so what we eat and drink affects our ability to keep a healthy, alert and active mind We all intuitively appreciate that the foods we eat shape our thoughts, actions, emotions and behaviour. When you are feeling low, you reach for chocolate; when you are tired, you crave […]

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Fendis 750 vulva scarf makes wearers look like theyre being born

October 25, 2018

Twitter users were quick to point out the peachy-pink, fur-trimmed scarfs resemblance to female genitals Name: The Touch of Fur shawl by Fendi. Age: New in this seasons womenswear collection. Price: 750. Appearance: Well um Thats the thing. Whats the thing? The appearance. What about it? Its peachy pink, made from silk and wool, trimmed […]

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Mental illness swam in my genes: why I was born to be a psychiatrist

October 22, 2018

Edward Hallowell was conceived only because his father tried to kill his mother. His work helps make sense of his crazy family Edward Hallowell was conceived thanks to an administrative error and his fathers plan to kill his mother. On the day in question, Hallowells father, Ben, hospitalised with schizophrenia (later identified correctly as bipolar […]

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I can’t believe it’s not clutter: maximalism hits our homes

October 20, 2018

After decades of bland minimalism, people are decorating their homes to the max. Is it a response to our troubled times or individual expressionism? Outside, Tania Jamess home looks fairly average, a flat in a Victorian conversion on a north London street lined with trees and speed bumps. Inside, its a riot of colour. Neon […]

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Vitamin D supplements don’t help bone health, major study concludes

October 13, 2018

Biggest ever review of evidence recommends the government ditch its advice to take them throughout winter Vitamin D supplements do nothing for bone health and the government should ditch its advice that everyone should take them throughout the winter months, according to the authors of the biggest review of the evidence ever carried out. The […]

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Extreme biohacking: the tech guru who spent $250,000 trying to live for ever

October 10, 2018

Silicon Valley millionaire Serge Faguet thinks pills, injections and implants will turn him into a superhuman. Could they? In September last year, the young Silicon Valley entrepreneur Serge Faguet His follow-up about increasingyour intelligence by having sex and micro-dosing MDMA is the sites second most read article of 2018. In his working life as CEO, […]

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Michael Kors buys Versace in $2.1bn deal

October 7, 2018

Donatella Versace to stay on at Italian label and US fashion group to rebrand as Capri Versace has been sold to the US clothing and handbags group Michael Kors for $2.1bn (1.64bn) in the latest example of a family-owned European brand taken under the control of a global fashion conglomerate. Michael Kors, which last year […]

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My carnivore diet: what I learned from eating only beef, salt and water

October 7, 2018

Jordan Peterson insists his fad diet helps you lose weight and feel better. I tried it for a week, and let me tell you: it was truly, punishingly awful When I started my carnivore diet, I had no idea what it would involve. I thought it could be fun. I wasnt to know Id started […]

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Personality tests are all the rage but what do they really tell you?

October 3, 2018

A new test claims to be most scientific yet and that out of four types, most of us are Average. The thing is, we dont really do them to find out the truth I was once forced to take a personality test by a boss who had read that they were a valuable source of […]

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Dairy food in moderation ‘may protect the heart’

September 30, 2018

Three small portions of dairy a day may actually protect against heart disease and stroke Dairy products such as cheese and milk have got a bad name because of the saturated fat they contain, but a large new study suggests that in moderation, they may actually protect against heart disease and stroke. The study was […]

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