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More than 100,000 sign petition for Netflix to cancel Insatiable over ‘fat-shaming’ claims

Comedy starring Debby Ryan as overweight teen who takes revenge on tormentors criticised for promoting toxic ideas More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the release of its new comedy-drama Insatiable over claims that it engages in ” fat-shaming “. The series, which starrings actor and singer Debby Ryan, …

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Ten minutes of workout a day improves memory

Researchers have shown that the brains ability to store memories improves after a short burst of exercise Just 10 minutes of light physical activity is enough to boost brain connectivity and help the brain to distinguish between similar memories, a new survey suggests. Scientists at the University of California studying brain activity determined connectivity between …

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Generation Z:’ We have more to do than drink and take medications’

Post-millennials have very different attitudes to older age group, says a new report They drink less, take far fewer narcotics, and have built teenage pregnancy a near anomaly. Generation Z- one of several terms used to describe post-millennial youth born after 1996- favor juice bars to pub creepings, rank quality household day ahead of sex …

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Embrace Mediterranean or Nordic diets to cut disease, WHO says

Major study suggests Britain could lower its rates of cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by promoting the diets Britain could lower its rates of cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by embracing Mediterranean- or Nordic-style diets, a major analyse into the benefits of healthy eating suggests. A review by the World Health Organization observed obligating evidence …

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Feeling lonely? Why a good night’s sleep might be the ultimate cure

New studies have shown that sleep deprivation can induce people feel lonely and social isolation can disrupt sleep. It is vital to break the vicious cycle Here is a new problem to hold you awake at night: could sleep deprivation be affecting your social life? Not in the sense that you’re too tired got to …

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How to survive the teenage years: a mothers’ guidebook

Adolescence doesnt have to be scary. Let our experts guide you through the hazards The Quentin Blake picture book, Zagazoo, tells the surreal narrative of George and Bella, who become parents after they unwrap a parcel containing a newborn. The perfect newborn becomes a baby vulture who squeaks all night; in toddlerdom, he’s a clumsy …

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Indian doctors protest against plan to let’ quacks’ practise medication

Indian Medical Association says short bridging courses for traditional healers will lead to army of half-baked doctors Indian physicians have accused the government of seeking to “sanction quackery” by proposing to allow homeopaths and others trained in alternative remedies to practise conventional medication after taking a bridging course. Doctors at private hospitals held protests on …

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Indian physicians protest against plan to let’ quacks’ practise medication

Indian Medical Association says short bridging courses for traditional healers will lead to army of half-baked doctors Indian doctors have accused the government of seeking to “sanction quackery” by proposing to allow homeopaths and others trained in alternative redress to practise conventional medication after taking a bridging course. Doctors at private hospitals held protests on …

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Indian physicians protest against plan to let’ quacks’ practise medication

Indian Medical Association says short bridging courses for traditional healers will lead to army of half-baked doctors Indian physicians have accused the government of seeking to “sanction quackery” by proposing to allow homeopaths and others trained in alternative redress to practise conventional medication after taking a bridging course. Doctors at private hospitals held protests on …

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