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Think you might be pregnant? Time to check your Fitbit

Just when you thought that fitness trackers had reached peak creepiness, there's this: a man claims he discovered his wife was pregnant after trying to troubleshoot her Fitbit.

How you sleep may be rotting your teeth

If you breathe through your mouth when you sleep, you be speeding up the rate at which your teeth decay.

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What happens when you hold onto pee too long?

If you've ever been stuck in traffic busting for a wee, you'll testify it can feel like a life-threatening situation

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Weight gain through the ages: What causes you to stack on in your 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s

As we get older and our lifestyles change, different risk factors for weight gain arise

Two cups of coffee a day halves your chance of liver damage

A systematic review of the link between liver damage and coffee has revealed some surprising results.

US university students forced to wear Fitbits to score top marks

To get an "A" students must take 10,000 steps a day and perform 150 minutes of intense exercise a week.

The flash of a camera detected this baby's rare eye cancer

"Weird glow" in photographs revealed this baby's hidden cancer.

BPA-free plastic might not be as safe as first thought

A study on zebrafish has revealed that the alternative to BPA may be just as dangerous.

Research confirms it's harder for women to lose weight

Using mice, scientists have found a part of the human brain which may make it easier for men to lose weight when compared to women.

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No, we are not washing our hands too much

It might actually be good for us to leave our hands grubby after gardening or playing with our pets