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Long-term exposure to air pollution linked to impaired breathing in children

Babies exposed to levels of air pollution within EU standards develop poorer lung function as children and teenagers, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. The

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Quit smoking to reduce stroke risk if you have irregular heartbeat

Scientists today urged people with atrial fibrillation—the most common heart rhythm disorder—to kick the habit and cut their stroke risk. The research is presented today at ESC Congress 2020. One

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Why I quit having sex for a year

I had been using sex as an ill-prescribed antidepressant, something to soothe me. Abstinence, I thought, was the only way to break my habit Francisco [email protected] 25 Aug 2020 10.00

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No safe level of coffee drinking for pregnant women, study says

Pregnant women should cut out coffee completely to help avoid miscarriage, low birth weight and stillbirth, according to a study of international evidence about caffeine and pregnancy. In contradiction to

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Louis Theroux on his favourite outfit: ‘This was a wool-cotton blend. I thought I looked quite roguish’

Iwore this cream jumper for a publicity shoot for Weird Weekends. I had never done any publicity stills before, so we did a whole bunch that in different ways spoke

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Gardening tips: plant globe thistles for pollinators

Plant this In late summer, globe thistles (aka Echinops) are delightful nectar bars for pollinators, but after a season or two they turn into hulking plants not suitable for the

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Pebble pods and bubble domes: six amazing places to wake up in Northern Ireland

Pebble Pods, Strangford, County DownA relatively new entry to the Northern Ireland glamping scene, but one of the most remarkable, this private location on the shores of Strangford Lough takes

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