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People who have similar body odours are more likely to make friends, study shows 

By smelling clothes with a device called an 'eNose', experts at Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel found people with similar odours are more likely to make friends.

‘Tens of thousands’ of British men risk growing BREASTS because of rising steroid use

Around one million people in the UK are estimated to use anabolic steroids to look more muscly or fit. A common side effect in men is the formation of breast tissue, known medically as gynecomastia or 'gyno'.

Now the NHS quietly removes the word ‘women’ from its MENOPAUSE page

EXCLUSIVE: NHS England has ditched the terms 'women' and 'woman' from its menopause page, despite ministers promising to crackdown on gender-free language in health advice.

Is arthritis making your life a misery? Try a workout… or a chat!

Exercise and talking therapy could help thousands of patients with rheumatoid arthritis combat crippling fatigue, a study suggests.

DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions 

DR MARTIN SCURR: Your daughter may also be losing iron by running, as studies show athletes can shed it through exercise-induced sweating.

Nerve wrap targets the post-op impotence that can jeopardise sex lives

Around 5,000 men a year in the UK undergo a radical prostatectomy (where the whole prostate and a small amount of surrounding tissue is removed) to try to get rid of cancer.

Is this a way to stop Parkinson’s tremors? Inventor is convinced her creation can help thousands

The casual observer might overlook the small wire over Sandra McDonough's ear. Yet this little stick has, she claims, given her back the speech and mobility she lost after her Parkinson's diagnosis.

Babies born through IVF end up being smarter… but are more prone to depression, study finds

A team from the University of Helsinki looked at nearly 280,000 youngsters born in Finland between 1995 and 2000.

Millions of ‘shielders’ could be asked to stop treatment for two weeks after getting booster jabs

The Nottingham University-led study found people who paused treatment after their third booster had twice antibody response 12 weeks after as those who didn't.

Victims suffered from ‘bad luck’, John Major tells inquiry into scandal that left 30,000 with HIV

Sir John was speaking at a hearing of the Infected Blood Inquiry, which is looking into the infection of up to 30,000 people with HIV or hepatitis C from contaminated blood.