Cervical Cancer Patient Opens Up About Losing A Third Of Her Vagina To The Disease

A 30-year-old has spoken candidly about losing part of her vagina to cancer. Mum-of-two Gemma Patten was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May this year after suffering heavy bleeding between periods Doctors first did a vaginal swab for sexually transmitted infections gonorrhoea and chlamydia. But when they came back negative she underwent further examinations at…

Deliciously Stella Shares Five Life Lessons That Stick Two Fingers Up At Clean Eating

Tired of the holier-than-thou clean eating crowd? Deliciously Stella is parody Instagram account for you. Created by comedian Bella Younger, Stella is the antidote to clean eating, gym selfies and motivation Instagram quotes that make us feel guilty about being hungover in bed at 1pm on a Sunday. Swapping courgetti for strawberry laces and green…

‘Starchy’ Sixth Taste Discovered By Scientists Might Explain Why We Love Pasta So Much

Scientists have discovered a sixth taste – and it might just explain why some carbs are so damn irresistible.  It is well known that our tongues can register certain primary tastes such as sweetness, sourness, saltiness, bitterness, and, more recently, umami – which refers to the savoury taste associated with monosodium glutamate. But now scientists…

Life Expectancy Is Improving, But We’re Also Spending More Time Ill, Report Warns

Medical advances are causing us to live longer, but we’re also spending more time suffering from illnesses, a report warns.  New scientific analysis of more than 195 countries and territories found that globally, life expectancy has increased from 62 years to nearly 72 years from 1980 to 2015. According to The Global Burden of Disease…

Fashion Week Diversity Report Shows SS17 Shows Were Some Of The Most Diverse In ‘Recent History’

The Spring/Summer 2017 catwalks were some of the most racially diverse in history, according to The Fashion Spot. The bi-annual Diversity Report examined 299 runway shows and 8,832 model appearances from New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks this September, and discovered more than 25.4% of the model castings were non-white. It’s a long…

‘Skinny Prosecco’ With Half The Sugar Could Be Coming To A Supermarket Near You

Prosecco lovers rejoice because a healthier version of your favourite beverage could be about to hit supermarket shelves. Skinny Prosecco, which contains half the amount of sugar than average prosecco, is currently available to buy in a select number of high-end stores such as Selfridges and Harvey Nichols.  But according to The Telegraph, the makers…

Kurt Cobain’s Cardigan From Nirvana MTV Unplugged In New York Is Up For Auction

Nirvana’s 1993 acoustic performance on MTV’s ‘Unplugged’, recorded for the Nirvana album ‘MTV Unplugged In New York’ released the following year, was a defining moment in the band’s career. It’s no surprise then, that the green knitted cardigan Kurt Cobain wore for the taping is one of the most covetable fashion items in grunge music…

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