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Are you a sleep texter? You’re not alone

Are you a sleep texter? You’re not alone

Name: Sleep texting. Location: In bed. Appearance: “I legittt wish veggird were enough to fuelme,” at 5.22am. Sorry … what? That is what a sleep text looks like. Not those words, exactly, but about halfway between sense and nonsense. It…

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Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Two smartphone-makers have unveiled handsets featuring a “hole-punch” selfie camera. The screens of the Samsung A8s and Huawei Honor View20 both feature a small circular space for the…

HEALTH

The athletes starving themselves for success

The athletes starving themselves for success

Anna Boniface seemed to have the world at her feet when finishing as the 2017 London Marathon’s fastest amateur female…

Namibia’s success in the fight against HIV

Namibia’s success in the fight against HIV

Harvey Davis comes to open the gate to his dusty, wind swept compound in the remote part of northern Namibia.…

Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

One of the world’s biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, has been accused of “staggering hypocrisy” over its new ad campaign…

Same-sex mice have babies

Same-sex mice have babies

Baby mice have been made with two mums and no dad, say researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It…

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak: Anger at crowdfunding scheme

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak: Anger at crowdfunding scheme

Zimbabwe has launched a crowdfunding campaign to deal with an outbreak of cholera that has so far killed 25 people,…

Gene-editing hope for muscular dystrophy

Gene-editing hope for muscular dystrophy

Scientists have for the first time used gene-editing to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a large mammal, a significant step…

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new…

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 41,000…

Vagina rejuvenating therapies ‘pose serious risk’

Vagina rejuvenating therapies ‘pose serious risk’

Women are being warned against risky cosmetic “rejuvenating” procedures to reshape and tighten the vagina. Experts say the “therapies”, offered…

First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

First malaria drug in 60 years given approval

A drug to treat malaria – the first such pill to get approval in 60 years – has been given…

Brain damage ‘more likely in cardiac arrest patients given adrenaline’

Brain damage ‘more likely in cardiac arrest patients given adrenaline’

Cardiac arrest patients who are treated with adrenaline are significantly more likely to have severe brain damage if they survive,…

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.7bn (£3.6bn) in damages to 22 women who alleged that its talc…

Emerging sex disease MG ‘could become next superbug’

Emerging sex disease MG ‘could become next superbug’

A little known sexually transmitted infection could become the next superbug unless people become more vigilant, experts are warning. Mycoplasma…

Give your bones a workout, public told

Give your bones a workout, public told

Too many of us are neglecting to do exercises for strong muscles and bones, says Public Health England (PHE). It’s…

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Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras

Two smartphone-makers have unveiled handsets featuring a “hole-punch” selfie camera. The screens of the Samsung A8s and Huawei Honor View20…