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WHO finds no proof that coffee causes cancer

Jun 16, 2016

WHO finds no proof that coffee causes cancer

There is no conclusive evidence that drinking coffee causes cancer, the World Health Organization’s cancer agency said on Wednesday in a reverse of its previous warning, but it also said all “very hot” drinks are probably carcinogenic. The International Agency for Research on Cancer ...

Jun 14, 2016

'Body shaming' ads banned from London transport

Adverts that are likely to cause people to have “body confidence issues” will be banned from London’s public transport network from next month, mayor Sadiq Khan announced on Monday. The new rules will apply to the estimated 12,000 adverts that appear each year on ...

Jun 14, 2016

Bird brain? Study shows avian brains packed with neurons

Scientists have long been baffled by the smarts displayed by some birds with tiny brains. But a new explanation may turn the term “bird brain” on its head: Birds have more densely packed neurons in their brains than other animals, contributing to cognitive ability ...