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Hugh Currell


The more you earn the better you sleep

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Higher earners sleep better and also share the same bed as their partner more often, according to new research.

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Facebook use affects sense of well-being

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Using Facebook can reduce young adults’ sense of well-being and satisfaction with their lives, a new study has found.

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Only 20% of children eat 'five-a-day'

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Fewer than 20 per cent of children aged five to 15 years eat the recommended five portions of fruit or vegetables a day, according to new research.

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Testicular cancer survival rates hit 96%

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Nearly all men survive testicular cancer in the UK with 96 per cent of those who develop the disease beating it, according to Cancer Research UK.

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‘Huge leap’ towards curing blindness

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Reversing blindness has become a real possibility, according to scientists in the UK.

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Happy people less likely to have a heart attack

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Being happy and having a positive outlook can help reduce your risk of heart problems, new research suggests.

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Cancer survival rates show success of NHS

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As the NHS celebrates its 65th anniversary, new figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show incidences of cancer have risen but survival rates continue to improve.

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Quantity of exercise more important than frequency

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Adults who do 150 minutes exercise over one or two days get as much health benefit as those who exercise more frequently throughout the week, new research suggests.

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Scientists edge closer to cancer cure by preventing spread

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Cancer research took another step towards finding a cure as scientists uncovered how the disease spreads through the body.

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Two-thirds risk cooking unsafe food

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Consumers who judge the freshness of their food using the "sniff test" could be putting themselves in danger, a new survey shows.

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Hugh Currell

Hugh Currell

Hugh Currell covers health-related news and features for Confused.com. Hugh graduated in journalism and was the editor of a current affairs magazine for a year.

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