Doubts cast over accuracy of many popular fertility and pregnancy planning apps

Many popular fertility and pregnancy planning apps may be inaccurate, suggest the results of a scoping review of the available evidence, published online in the journal BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. Despite their growing popularity, there’s little hard evidence to inform the use of these apps in practice, coupled with minimal regulation, note the researchers. And many apps seem to […]

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Popular 'cocktails in a can' contain as much sugar as 6 Krispy Kremes

Revealed: Popular ‘cocktails in a can’ and alcopops can contain as much sugar as SIX Krispy Kreme doughnuts (and WKD Blue is the worst offender) 208 pre mixed alcoholic drinks analysed as part of review by Action on Sugar  WKD Blue, an ultra-sweet alcopop, served up 59g of sugar in one 700ml bottle That is the equivalent of six Original Glazed […]

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The Most Popular Grandparent Nickname in Your State May Surprise You

Growing up, I often felt like my sister and I were the only kids on Earth whose family included a Saba, Safta, Abuelo and Abuela. Grandma and Grandpa? Those words described sweet, elderly strangers. Now, of course, I know that I’m most certainly not unique in having immigrant grandparents. But I’m also continually fascinated by the number of grandparent nickname […]

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Carly Waddell Explains Inspiration for ‘Popular’ Name Charlie Wolf

Joining the wolfpack! Bachelor in Paradise alums Carly Waddell and Evan Bass welcomed their second child together, Charles Wolfe, on Tuesday, November 12, only to realize the name wasn’t as unique as they had thought. In her first Instagram post since the birth of her healthy baby boy, Waddell, 36, explained the inspiration behind their bundle of joy’s name and […]

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Calories in popular UK restaurant chain dishes can be ‘shockingly high’ warn experts

The calorie content of popular starters, sides and desserts served in UK restaurant chains is too high and only a minority meet public health recommendations, finds a University of Liverpool study published in BMJ Open. University of Liverpool researchers call for the food industry to reduce the number of calories in food products sold to the general public and for […]

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