The top 2 holiday destinations for Brits are in the top 5 worst countries for card fraud

Research by travel association ABTA recently revealed that £7 million was lost by more than 5,000 victims last year to holiday booking fraud.  A new report created by KIS Finance has now highlighted the risks that British holidaymakers are facing when it comes to card fraud abroad. It has been revealed that the two most popular holiday destinations for Brits in 2018, Spain and the USA, are … Continue reading The top 2 holiday destinations for Brits are in the top 5 worst countries for card fraud

Mobile phones are being used to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Future treatments for age-related dementia could involve mobile phone frequency electromagnetic fields, researchers at Nazarbayev University and the National Laboratory Astana investigate.  The scientists are studying how radiofrequency electromagnetic fields could be used in Alzheimer’s disease therapy, selecting a frequency of 918 MHz because it’s commonly used in mobile phones. Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of age-related dementia, is usually characterised by loss of memory and … Continue reading Mobile phones are being used to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Holland and Barrett to start selling Reusable Sanitary Pads brand Bloom & Nora

Glasgow firm TotsBots are the first company in the UK to get reusable sanitary pads onto the High Street as Holland & Barrett take the step to offer their customers reusable sanitary alternatives by stocking their Bloom and Nora range in 113 of their UK stores. This comes after the recent decision by Holland & Barrett to stop selling disposable wet wipes after the health … Continue reading Holland and Barrett to start selling Reusable Sanitary Pads brand Bloom & Nora

Why ‘branded’ student accommodation is on the rise

Gone are the days when students would merely seek out a roof over their heads when deciding where to settle during their studies. Today, students are looking for living space with shared facilities, flexibility, and comfort, new findings from the Class of 2020 think-tank reveals.  Known as ‘Branded Living’, it would appear to be the future for student accommodation and offers much more than just … Continue reading Why ‘branded’ student accommodation is on the rise

How ageing populations are stagnating economies

People are living much longer and, as a result, populations are aging. During the last 20 years we have also experienced a significant slowdown in economic growth amongst the world’s most advanced economies. These two phenomena are directed connected, new research from BI Norwegian Business School and Stern School of Business reveals. Professors Espen Henriksen and Thomas F. Cooley found that changing demographics, in particular ageing populations … Continue reading How ageing populations are stagnating economies

Seven out of Ten obese people feel less hungry in breakthrough NHS trial.

The results are in from one of the biggest patient studies into obesity to be held in Greater Manchester, and they show not only significant weight loss but people reporting that they wanted to eat less, enjoyed moving more and felt more confident. More than 50 patients, who all live in Denton, Manchester and many of whom have diabetes,took part in a 12-week trial designed … Continue reading Seven out of Ten obese people feel less hungry in breakthrough NHS trial.

DIY LOVERS URGED TO TAKE CARE WITH ACCIDENTS ON THE RISE

One in six Britons who undertake DIY projects in the home have injured themselves in the process, recent research has revealed* with accidents in the home costing the NHS over £200 million.  As many homeowners follow in the footsteps of super cleaners such as Mrs Hinch and Marie Kondo during the summer months, leading ladder manufacturer WernerCo is urging people to stay safe this summer … Continue reading DIY LOVERS URGED TO TAKE CARE WITH ACCIDENTS ON THE RISE

Is British Grown Tea the Answer to Climate Change?

New evidence is emerging to confirm that Tea is a ‘super plant’. Not only is it Britain’s number one drink, helping to solve our woes over a great cuppa, but British grown tea might also be a way to help protect Britain’s natural environment and reduce the carbon footprint of everyone who drinks it. Tregothnan was the first place in the UK to grow tea, … Continue reading Is British Grown Tea the Answer to Climate Change?

More than 1.5 million UK households could switch to an electric car today without compromise

•25,000 households’ car use researched by What Car?•Sweet-spots of short journeys and off-street parking identified•66% of households with an EV and petrol/diesel car prefer electric car•To find the best new car deals, visit: www.whatcar.com/new-car-deals Electric car ownership is the right choice for at least 1.5 million UK households today, according to a new study by Britain’s leading consumer champion and New Car Buying platform, What Car?. … Continue reading More than 1.5 million UK households could switch to an electric car today without compromise

New research to celebrate National Kissing Day reveals 2 in 5 Brits would be put off kissing a smoker

● 6 July 2019 is National Kissing Day ● One in ten would prefer to kiss someone who had not brushed their teeth over a smoker ● Change Incorporated encourages the UK to quit cigarettes for good National Kissing Day is on Saturday 6th July 2019, the whole of the UK is preparing to slap on lip balm, stock up on mints, and hoping to practice their … Continue reading New research to celebrate National Kissing Day reveals 2 in 5 Brits would be put off kissing a smoker