Most office KITCHENS are dirtier than the toilets, with kettles and microwaves the germiest places

Most office KITCHENS are dirtier than the toilets, with kettles and microwaves the germiest places Half of kitchen surfaces are contaminated with dangerous levels of coliforms – bacteria in faecesThese bacteria can cause gastrointestinal diseases25 per cent of draining boards, 30 per cent of microwaves, 40 per cent of kettles also contaminated By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 Workplace kitchens are dangerously dirty, to the point that they could cause illness, new research suggests.

One in three gym goers don"t even break a sweat (as they"re too busy ogling at others and sitting in the spa)

A third of gym goers don't even break a sweat (as they're too busy ogling totty and sitting in the spa) Half complete a serious fitness routine, while the rest spend their time chatting or ogling the opposite sexOne in 10 are too embarrassed to get sweatyA quarter spend more time in the sauna or hot tub than on exercise machines By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 11:26 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:02 GMT, 25 February 2013 One in 10 go to the gym to meet potential partners so are keen to look their best One in three gym goers don't even break a sweat during their workout, a survey has revealed.

Children exposed to passive smoking at risk of long-term lung problems

Children exposed to passive smoking at risk of long-term lung problemsResearchers found a strong link between childhood exposure to second-hand smoke and chronic cough in adulthood | UPDATED: 09:58 GMT, 21 May 2012 Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke may experience the damaging effects well into adulthood, say scientists.

‘Rude awakening’ for Mac users as cyber attack infects 550,000 of Apple’s ‘virus free’ machines – with UK and U.S. worst hit

“Rude awakening” for Mac users as cyber attack infects 550,000 of Apple”s “virus free” machines – with UK and U.S. worst hit. Trojan has compromised 550,000 machines, claims Russian security firmAttack is “rude awakening” for Mac usersCyber threat infects machines via any of four million infected web pages.

Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!)

Cleaning the house can kill off your sense of smell (and so can ignoring toothache!) Vital: Our sense of smell is important in alerting us to potential dangers Our ability to smell vastly improves our enjoyment of life — indeed, it’s thought that 90 per cent of our sense of taste is actually down to smell.