Misery of tinnitus affects one in five British adults

The elderly are more likely to suffer with up to 24 per cent affected but the condition hits up to 16 per cent of younger people too. Tinnitus can strike anyone, and may be temporary or permanent, constant or intermittent and is most commonly associated with damage caused by loud noise. Listening to booming music […]

A psychologist explains how birth order affects your chances of success

Clinical psychologist Joseph Burgo Ph.D., author of Why Do I Do That?: Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives, explains how birth order affects your chances of success later in life. Following is a transcript of the video. Joseph Burgo, Ph.D.: I do think that the youngest child can feel particularly driven […]

High blood pressure: ‘Real advance’ in combating condition that affects MILLIONS

GETTY Researchers found that the mechanism by which cancer grows involves the growth of blood vessels A team of researchers has discovered that certain cancer drugs can also successfully treat hypertension, offering an alternative to sufferers not suited to current available treatments. The team found that the mechanism by which cancer grows involves the growth […]

Sexual harassment isn’t an industry, workplace, or company issue — in fact, it affects nearly everyone

REUTERS/Steve Crisp Sexual harassment doesn’t just affect the Hollywood elite or major tech companies. Allegations of sexual harassment have impacted most industries. A new poll from MSN shows just how far-reaching the issue is. Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t an industry issue. Nor is it a toxic workplace issue. It’s an issue that affects literally […]

Massive Kidde fire extinguisher recall affects some automotive versions

Nov 2 (Reuters) – United Technologies Corp’s Kidde unit is recalling more than 40 million fire extinguishers mainly in the United States, a U.S. consumer safety agency said on Thursday, following reports that they failed to work and caused one death in 2014. You can view the recalled model identification guide right here. Kidde, a […]