Ashleigh Cupples

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General Election 2015: with 100 days to go, this chart should scare Ed Miliband

History suggests that Labour's wafer-thin lead over the Conservatives can only go one way from here: down<p>With 100 days until the general election, the two main parties are more or less neck-and-neck. Labour is on around 33 per cent in the polls, and the Conservatives are on about 32 per cent, the …

English voters believe Labour-SNP coalition will destabilise Britain

Two thirds of English voters are against pact between SNP and Labour and oppose scrapping Trident, new poll shows<p>Britain will be destabilised if Labour does a post-election deal with the SNP, English voters believe according to new research that reveals the height of opposition to a coalition …

The Week in Review: State of the Union Is ‘Strong’

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress, a tradition dating back to George …

Michelle Obama

Has Stanford University found a cure for Alzheimer's disease?

A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease<p>Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.<p>Researchers at Stanford University discovered that nerve cells die because cells which are …

Dementia

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

Harvard

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Garner's mom: Keep protesting, 'but do it in peace' - CNN.com

<i>Witnessing protests in your city? Share your photos with CNN iReport.</i><p><b>New York (CNN)</b> -- Eric Garner's mother Saturday urged the thousands of demonstrators who have taken to streets throughout nation in protest of her son's death to "keep on doing it, but do it in peace."<p>Gwen Carr, who appeared at a …

Childhood nightmares may point to looming health issues

<b>Regular nightmares in childhood may be an early warning sign of psychotic disorders, researchers in the UK warn.</b><p>The study, in the journal Sleep, said most children had nightmares, but persistent ones may be a sign of something more serious.<p>Having night terrors - screaming and thrashing limbs while …

Mental Health

Doctors could do a better job of breaking bad news: study | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Less than half of German people who are told they have cancer through a set and accepted protocol for breaking bad news are satisfied with the conversation, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that may be due to gaps in what patients considered important during …

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …