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Skin rejuvenation: scientists have been able to restore a 53-year-old woman’s skin cells to the equivalent of a 23-year-old’s

Scientists have restored 53-year-old skin cells to look 23. This is what it means for our health

Posted by
Amy Beecham
  • Grandmother and grandaughter hugging while walking down a beach
    Wellbeing

    Our “healthspan” is increasing – here’s why that matters

  • A woman sweating in the gym
    Workouts

    Why does exercise become harder the less you do?

  • Link between astrology and narcissism
    Astrology

    This is what believing in astrology suggests about your personality – and ego

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Wellbeing

Can’t sleep? It might be down to your workout routine, a new study finds

A new link between sleep and high-intensity exercise has been identified.

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Alice Porter
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Relationships

That moment just after sex: we explore women’s complex post-coital feelings

We speak to a number of women about their immediate emotions after sex, and the hidden intricacies of a moment in time.

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Kate Demolder
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Sleep

Everything you need to know about dealing with insomnia

With advice from a sleep expert.

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Alex Sims
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Depression from overtime
Careers

This is how working long hours puts your mental health at risk

Show this to your boss the next time they ask you to work overtime.

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Moya Crockett
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Aiden Wynn
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How people sleep around the world

Snuggly and surprising slumber practices from across the globe.

Stressed woman
Careers

6 ways to deal with deadline stress

Do you struggle to deal with the stress of impending deadlines at work? You're not alone.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Doctors issue important message to social media companies, and we couldn’t agree more

Doctors want social media companies to start safeguarding their younger users

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Aiden Wynn
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Careers

Doing this each morning will make you more enthusiastic about work

Are you struggling to get back in the professional zone after Christmas? This simple strategy could be the answer.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This fascinating research shows writing thank you notes can actually boost wellbeing

Letters of gratitude really do make a difference.

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Moya Crockett
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Sleep

It’s official: nightmares and bad dreams can actually be good for you

Bad dreams serve a very specific purpose in our lives, if a recent study is to be believed.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

More than half of American men don’t feel “comfortable” with a female president

Well they better get comfortable fast, because the future of American politics is female.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Sarah Shaffi
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This 10-minute hack could make you feel like you’ve had 44 minutes extra sleep

Sleep and mindfulness go hand-in-hand.

Ada Lovelace Day 2019
Life

Ada Lovelace Day: how her legacy is helping to close the gender pay gap

Meet the new generation of women making waves in STEM.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

You can now take Yale’s world-famous happiness class online for free

Back to school never sounded so fun.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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Life

How relationship happiness is affected by who does the washing up

New research shows less than 7% of couples share housework equally - here’s how that could be affecting your relationship.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Careers

Why you shouldn’t push yourself too hard at work

Consistently working overtime or investing huge amounts of effort into your job isn’t good for you – or your career.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Black women scientist in STEM
Visible Women

Why visible role models are so important for black women in STEM

New research highlights the inspiring role played by black female scientists.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

4 sleep myths you need to stop believing right now, according to scientists

No, wine before bed won’t help you nod off.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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How celebrity fat-shaming affects women’s views of their own bodies

In a new study, psychologists explore how women are influenced by the treatment of famous female bodies in the media.

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Life

How keeping your own surname changes the way people perceive your marriage

Research suggests staying as ‘Ms’ can influence how outsiders view your relationship. Why is this still an issue in the 21st century?

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Moya Crockett
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