Beat the bottle

If you find yourself reaching for a glass of wine each night you may be using alcohol as a crutch. Follow these 10 simple steps for cutting back and developing self-mastery, MiNDFOOD reports.

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Doctors turn Android into eye-phone

A team of doctors have used an android phone to develop a portable, low-cost eye examination kit for the developing world.

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Walk in her shoes this March

Millions of women and girls in developing countries are burdened by hours of walking each day, a cycle which sees them unable to escape poverty.

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Heart disease detected in newborns of obese mothers

Startling new research has uncovered that expectant mothers who are overweight could increase their child’s chances of developing heart disease.

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One Billion Rising: Global Valentine’s Protest

All over the world, women are demonstrating against domestic violence this Valentine’s Day for One Billion Rising, in light of horrendous statistics that one in three women will experience this in their lifetime.

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Baby breathing program prevents stillborn deaths

Introducing more training for midwives and birth attendants in helping babies to start breathing immediately after birth could help prevent stillborn deaths.

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Empowering women

The ability to generate and control an income can empower women in developing countries and lead to a better future for their families and communities. Diana Bowles from Good Returns explains how you can help.

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Antiseptic baths help fight ‘superbugs’

Bathing severely injured intensive-care patients with antiseptic-soaked washcloths can cut their risk of developing certain types of infections, and also seems to help keep drug-resistant bacteria at bay, new research shows, MiNDFOOD reports.

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Online tool helps identify cancer risk

Women can now use an online tool to assess their risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer based on their family history, MiNDFOOD reports.

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