An ode to the dedicated souls pounding away out on the river before the sun's even up
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Saturday 27 November 2010
England's coach, Andy Flower, had an operation to remove a melanoma from his right cheek yesterday. He was absent from the second day's play of the first Test of the Ashes series but is expected to return before the end of the match.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
An increase in the number of whales with sunburnt skin has been documented by scientists after they took photographs and tissue samples of the animals.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
Using moisturiser to treat eczema could make the condition worse, scientists have claimed. Ointments such as aqueous cream BP reduce the thickness of healthy skin, aiding irritation, research from Bath University found.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Newcastle are back, Joey Barton is back, but more ominously, facial hair is back.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Tuesday 27 July 2010
Monday 12 July 2010
Sunday 04 July 2010
More than a quarter (26%) of teenagers admit getting sun burnt on purpose to try and get a tan, according to research published today.
Ten years ago today, it was revealed that the human genome had been decoded. A medical revolution beckoned. So what happened next?
Saturday 26 June 2010
The two scientists stood shoulder to shoulder with President Bill Clinton in the East Room of the White House, the same room where the American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark unfurled their map of the Northwest Territories for Thomas Jefferson.
Monday 14 June 2010
Thousands of cancer cases could be prevented every year if people from poorer backgrounds were as healthy as the rich, figures showed today.
Monday 14 June 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
A bald penguin has been kitted out today in a new "comfier and snazzier" wetsuit to help prevent it from getting sunburnt this summer.
Monday 17 May 2010
Victims of food allergy are among the worst served by medicine, according to one of the largest reviews of research into the condition.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
Thursday 06 May 2010
It may not be the most glamorous part of the body, but, to the UK's 14,000 practising podiatrists, the human foot stands centre stage when it comes to our overall health and well-being. "People don't much like feet," says Lorraine Jones, a member of council at the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, "and podiatry doesn't tend to make it into the papers unless it's something like David Beckham's Achilles tendon injury or a celebrity's bunions. Yet despite our low profile, as many as four in five adults will need to seek help from a foot specialist at some stage in their lives simply to stay mobile and independent."
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
- 3 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
- 4 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2
- 5 British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia