Do self-tracking devices actually lead to lifestyle changes?

Does the obsession with collecting data on ourselves spur us to change our behaviour or merely increase anxiety?

Mediterranean diet

Study suggests Mediterranean diet reduces breast cancer risk - but some have doubts

Women who ate a diet heavy on olive oil had a 68 per cent lower risk of breast cancer, according to one study. But some experts say that may be too good to be true.


Why do mosquitoes like some people more than others?

Are you a mosquito magnet? If so, your genes may be to blame.

Real life

Telling people I have genital herpes is empowering

Ella Dawson blogs about dating with genital herpes to promote normality in the face of stigma.


What's so wrong with having a little patience?

In our bright and blinking technological age, intellectual immersion is rarely lauded. But it should be.

Period Project

How do homeless women deal with their periods?

The government provides condoms at homeless shelters, so why not tampons?


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Four killed in Jerusalem synagogue

Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun shot dead after killing four rabbis, the deadliest such incident in six years in the holy city. 00:55