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Swapped at birth: DNA test solves 40-year-old mystery

Heartache, hereditary disease, broken families and even attempted murder. It may sound like the plot of a soap opera, but it is the true story of two Russian women who discovered that they were switched at birth, 40 years ago. The drama of the baby swap began on March 7 1978 when two pregnant women, […]


Giving birth ages women faster than smoking or obesity, study suggests

Having children adds eleven years to a woman’s biological age and accelerates the ageing process more than smoking or obesity, according to new research. Scientists at the George Mason University in Virginia measured the lengths of telomeres, the end section of a chromosome associated with longevity, in women with children. The results, published in the […]


Prostitute in Hull was selling sex 30mins after giving birth – police

Police in the northern English city of Hull have shared a shocking example of the desperation of UK sex workers. One woman was back on the streets selling sex just 30 minutes after giving birth. Jacqui Fairbanks, a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), has been helping the sex workers in Hessle Road for a decade. […]


26yo woman gives birth to daughter frozen as embryo for 24 years

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 00:37 A woman in Tennessee has given birth a baby daughter that was frozen as an embryo 24 years ago. It is believed to be a world record for frozen embryo to result in a successful birth. Baby Emma Wren was born to parents Tina and Benjamin Gibson on November […]


Birth of new island could offer NASA clues about life on Mars (VIDEOS)

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 20:55 NASA is studying an almost brand new island on Earth, to figure out where it might find life on Mars. The Tongan island, which is unofficially known as of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, formed as recently 2015 following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano. The eruption sent a column […]

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