HEALTH

 

Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to Major Breakthrough



HEALTH July 27, 2016


Viral craze, The Ice Bucket Challenge, has helped fund a major breakthrough for motor neurone disease.  Money from the charity challenge, which involves the public and celebrities pouring buckets of icy water over their head...

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Russian track and field banned from Rio Olympics



HEALTH July 21, 2016


Russian track and field athletes are officially banned from the Rio Olympics, following a court ruling today. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) ruled the ban would stand after the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and 68 Rus...

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New Mosquito Repellant: Chickens!



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH July 21, 2016


Forget using insect repellent, just grab a chicken! According to new research, the smell of poultry puts the bugs off - saving you the horrid task of applying irritating (and generally corrosive) repellents. On a serious note, ...

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Are you Promiscuous? We've got the Answer



HEALTH, UK July 20, 2016


It's an age old question - and one we've never heard answered before. How many lovers is too many? At what point do you become promiscuous? According to the Daily Mirror, the answer is 14 (if you're a girl) or 15 (if you're a ma...

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Mud Race Gets Even More Unpleasant



THAT'S ODD, HEALTH July 20, 2016


You've seen pictures of a mud race contestants before, and if you're anything like me, you might have thought that the mud looked amusingly like, well, something slightly more amusing. For contestants at a race in Nottingham...

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