Sniffing out cancer to snuff it in its tracks

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Making the case that dogs are really a human's best friend, a rescue dog reportedly detected her owner's skin cancer — and potentially saved her life.

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ASOS winning praise for showing their clothing on models of different sizes

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The British fashion retailer has partnered with Israeli startup Zeekit to show what products look like on a range of body types using augmented reality.

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A SOLUTION TO THE PLASTIC PROBLEM DEVELOPED BY AN INSPIRING ENGINEER AND MUM OF FIVE

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Fashion designer Stella McCartney and supermarkets in Europe are using the degradable bio-plastic material developed by an Israeli engineer and mum who was trained "to create something out of nothing."

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New App Locates Nearby Emergency Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis

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The only treatment for anaphylaxis – a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction – is epinephrine, and the sooner it is administered the better the outcome.

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Getting a Compliment Can Mess With Your Maths Ability, Study Shows

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It's a double-edged sword - it's nice to get a compliment, but not when you're about to start an exam! The effect of that might just lower your test scores, according to Israeli-conducted research. 

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Why women in their 30s are more at risk of mental health issues than men

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In the 30 to 40 age group, about 7 per cent of women, compared to 3 per cent of men, had "significant" mental health issues.

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Homeless Women Say 'Me Too,' But No One Listens

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There is a constant threat of sexual violence and harassment against homeless women who have no recourse or support.

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Fury over news "The Crown" star Claire Foy was paid less that her male co-star

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The actor who played Prince Philip on “The Crown” made more money than the actress who played the show’s main character, Queen Elizabeth II – and people are furious.

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A Group of Women Just Bought the Weinstein Company

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A group of mostly female investors last week reached an agreement to buy The Weinstein Company for around $500 million, led by Maria Contreras-Sweet who formerly worked in the Obama administration. She is expected to run the new board of directors, which will be composed of mostly women. 

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Sexist men really do feel threatened by women and need to ‘defend their manhood’ – scientific research reveals

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Men who are "sexist" really do feel threatened by women and have problems forming a loving relationship because they constantly feel the ‘need to defend their manhood’, say scientists from Tel Aviv University in Israel. 'These men may have difficulties feeling attracted to the women they love, or loving the women to whom they are sexually attracted, leading to chronic dissatisfaction in their romantic relationships.'

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