Man Looking For Threesome Sends Text To Wrong Number, Recipient Responds Perfectly

When personal trainer Bill Walsh received a text from a unknown number recently he responded in the best possible way. Walsh, from Ireland, had been inadvertently invited for a threesome by a stranger with the wrong number.  But instead of ignoring the unsolicited message, Walsh, who’s in a committed relationship, saw the funny side. Walsh replied…

Health Benefits Of Meditation – From Combating Stress To Cutting The Risk Of Cancer

From celebrities like Emma Watson to investment bankers at Goldman Sachs, it seems like everyone is trying a href=”/news/meditation/” target=”_hplink”>meditation. But what effect does it actually have on the body? According to ASAPScience, during meditation, brain scans show an increased level of activity in regions of the brain that help decrease anxiety and depression. There’s…

Alcoholics Lack Key Enzyme That Helps Control Impulses, Study Finds

People who struggle with alcohol addiction lack an important enzyme which makes it harder for them to control impulses, new research suggests.  Researchers from Linköping University and Miami University found the production of enzyme PRDM2 is turned off in nerve cells in the frontal lobe of the brain when alcohol dependence develops. The found that…

Young Mums More Likely To Experience Discrimination At Work: #PowerToTheBump Aims To Unite Them

Young mothers are “significantly” more likely to experience pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work, new research has shown. Six times as many mothers under 25 reported that they were dismissed after informing their employer of their pregnancy compared to older mothers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found. In addition, 13% of mothers under 25 reported…

WISE WORDS: ‘Love, Rosie’ Author Cecilia Ahern Shares Her Top Tips For Wisdom, Wonder, Well-Being And Giving Back

In our brand new section – WISE WORDS – we ask our favourite personalities from all walks of life about some of the things they’ve learned along the way, how they de-stress from their busy lifestyles, and the things they consider the most important. MORE WISE WORDS: Robbie Savage: Ponytails At 40, Making New Friends…

Veggie Pret Pop-Up Becomes Permanent Fixture After Roaring Success

Pret A Manger has announced it will be keeping its Soho-based vegetarian pop-up forever, much to the delight of customers. The move comes following the pop-up’s “overwhelming success”. The company now plans to open more vegetarian-only restaurants across the country, starting with another in London. Vegetarianism and veganism are becoming increasingly popular. Earlier this year,…

Diabetes-Related Amputations Reach All-Time High Of 20 A Day

Shocking new statistics have revealed that 20 diabetes-related amputations are being performed in England every day. The annual number of diabetes-related amputations in England is now 7,370 a year, compared to the previous figure of 7,042, said charity Diabetes UK. Experts said that, with good diabetes healthcare and support, four out of five amputations could be…

People Who Worry About Their Health Could Be Doubling Their Risk Of Heart Disease

People who needlessly worry that they have, or will develop, a serious illness may be boosting their risk of heart disease, a new study has suggested. Anxiety is a known risk factor for heart disease and now researchers have said health anxiety (or hypochondria), where people believe they are going to develop a serious illness, seems to…

Married Couple Finally Found Each Other After Several Close Encounters Since They Were Kids

A woman was stunned after discovering her and her husband grew up just streets apart, worked together and were friends on Facebook – all without them realising.  Nada Meckael and Samuel Maximous, who are both originally from Sudan, were anxious about breaking the news to their parents about their engagement.  Samuel, who works as a…

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