Virtual Reality Test Could Make It Easier To Diagnose MS And Parkinson’s

Scientists are developing an affordable virtual reality test to help doctors make early diagnoses of neurodegenerative disorders such as MS and Parkinson’s. Their novel solution could revolutionise testing in countries where physicians don’t currently have access to sophisticated diagnostic technology.  The test relies on inexpensive tech, such as VR headsets and Microsoft Kinect sensors, to…

Giorgio Armani Goes Fur-Free Across All Fashion Labels

Another major fashion designer has pledged to go 100% fur-free. Giorgio Armani will join designers like Hugo Boss and Vivienne Westwood, completely scrapping the use of real fur in all of his labels. The decision comes after Armani worked closely with the Humane Society International and The Fur Free Alliance, a coalition of 40 animal protection organisations in…

Chronic Stress Could Lead To Depression And Dementia, Scientists Warn

People who live a stressful life could have a higher risk of developing depression or dementia, researchers have revealed. A review of previous studies has revealed that chronic stress and anxiety can damage key brain regions involved in emotional responses, thinking and memory, Press Association reports. Lead author of the review, Dr Linda Mah, said:…

One Direction’s Harry Styles Has Straightened His Hair And No One Is Coping

If you’ve glanced at Twitter today, you might have noticed that thousands of One Direction fans are having full-blown meltdowns because Harry Styles has straightened his hair. They can’t decide whether they’re jealous because he’s prettier than them or heartbroken because he’s lost his curls. Some want to plait it, and others just want to…

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