Breast cancer symptoms: Spot early signs and reduce risks of a mammogram with this test

Breast cancer symptoms usually first appear as a lump or an area of thickened tissue in the breast. But 90 per cent of breast lumps aren’t cancerous, according to the NHS, which can make knowing for definite if you have breast cancer difficult. Women are required to get checked for breast cancer every three years once […]

R.I.P. Walter Mischel, father of the infamous Marshmallow Test

Enlarge / Finding a distraction is key for young children trying to resist the marshmallow. (credit: Igniter Media) The psychologist who famously demonstrated the importance of being able to delay gratification to achieving later success in life died on September 12 in New York City. Walter Mischel, emeritus professor of psychology at Columbia University and […]

Hooper ruled out of Test

THE Wallabies’ captain Michael Hooper has withdrawn from the Australian team to play Argentina in Saturday night’s Rugby Championship clash at the Gold Coast because of a hamstring problem. David Pocock will move from the back of the scrum to replace Hooper at openside flanker as well as taking on the captaincy duties. “He felt […]

‘Don’t test us’: Haley threatens US strikes over any attack on Syria’s Idlib

Any attack on Syria’s Idlib province is going to be “dealt with,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned, as Washington seeks to stop the Russian-backed Syrian army from retaking the last remaining jihadist stronghold. The US has struck Syria twice after claims of chemical weapons use by the government in Damascus, Haley said […]

Langer’s first Test squad full of surprises

JUSTIN Langer has named Aaron Finch in his first Test squad as Australia coach, and the 31-year-old was not the only surprise selection in the 15-man group. Finch will be joined for the two-Test series against Pakistan by fellow Victorian Peter Siddle, however his state teammates Glenn Maxwell, Peter Handscomb and Chris Tremain all missed […]

Drivers could soon LOSE their licence if they fail THIS simple test

Drivers in the UK could soon lose their licence if they fail a simple road side test (Image: GETTY) Drivers could soon face losing their driving licence if they fail to pass a simple roadside eye-test. A trial conducted by Thames Valley, Hampshire, and West Midlands police forces will see drivers asked to read a […]

Breath test to detect cancer: Huge breakthrough to reduce invasive tests

The breakthrough test can detect cancer markers found in your breath (Image: BILLY BOYLE) By detecting cancer earlier, potentially before symptoms have even appeared, tens of thousands of lives could be saved every year. It would also reduce the need for costly and invasive internal investigations, biopsies and scans. Multiple large-scale clinical trials, partly funded […]