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Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter serves restraining order on brother Aaron

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter serves restraining order on brother Aaron

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Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has obtained a restraining order against his younger pop star brother Aaron, alleging he threatened to kill his pregnant wife and unborn child.Nick, 39, posted a statement on social media saying he had been left with "no choice" but to take action, citing his brother's "increasingly alarming behaviour". Image: Nick (L) and Aaron pictured together at the 2000 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas Aaron, 31, who had hits including Crush On You and Crazy Little Party Girl as a child star in the late 1990s, tweeted: "So my brother just got a restraining order against me. And I was just served lol."The temporary order states that Aaron must stay at least 100ft (30 metres) away from Nick, his family and his...
Boys more likely to need help for ‘back to school asthma’

Boys more likely to need help for ‘back to school asthma’

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Boys with asthma are twice as likely as girls to visit their GP with worsening symptoms during the first weeks of the new school year, research suggests. It found a tripling of appointments related to "back to school" asthma in England.Being exposed to new viruses at school and a relaxed use of inhalers over the holidays could be factors, experts say.Asthma could turn into "a ticking time bomb" during the summer holidays, Asthma UK said.In recent years, there has been a sharp rise in school-age children with asthma being admitted to hospital in September, around the start of the autumn term.These increases, called the "back to school" effect, were also found in Scotland and Wales."Back to school asthma" is thought to account for up to a quarter of serious...
'Baby Grady' gives fertility hope to boys with cancer

'Baby Grady' gives fertility hope to boys with cancer

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Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards helping boys with cancer stay fertile, thanks to a baby monkey called Grady.Cancer treatment can damage a boy's undeveloped testes and leaves a third of survivors infertile in adulthood. Baby Grady is the first primate born using frozen samples of testicles taken before her dad started puberty. Experts said the technique, detailed in the journal Science, could soon be used in the clinic.Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can destroy someone's ability to have children. Women and girls can have eggs or ovaries frozen in order to have children after their cancer therapy is over.Adult men can have a sperm sample frozen, but this is not an option for boys who have not gone through pu...
Why are more boys than girls born every single year?

Why are more boys than girls born every single year?

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Every year, there are always more baby boys than girls born in England and Wales. Fact. Why?Since records began in 1838, the cries of babies born every year have been predominately male. In not one year, stretching back to the start of Queen Victoria's reign, have girls outnumbered boys at birth.In 2017, in England and Wales, for example, there were 348,071 live male births and 331,035 live female births - a difference of roughly 17,000.And that higher tally of males compared to females born each year is a pattern that has repeated itself for nearly 180 years.In fact, a ratio of roughly 105 male births for every 100 female ones is generally seen as natural and normal.It is fairly consistent around the world, although in some coun...
Watch out boys! Davina McCall on the hunt for love

Watch out boys! Davina McCall on the hunt for love

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The former Big Brother host announced the shock news that she was splitting from her husband of 17 years, Matthew Robertson, 49, in November last year.And Davina McCall has now revealed she’s on the hunt for love again following her divorce.But she’s not just looking for any kind of man, as the yummy-mummy-of-three will only settle for her soulmate after experiencing quite the turbulent love life in the past.The 51-year-old lifted the lid on her love life to TV host Matt Johnson and life coach Ben Bidwell on The Naked Professors podcast series. Related Articles She told the pair: “What I want is, I want men – and this is for my daughters and for my son and this is for me – to stand next to me as a partner.“So everything is a partnership. Everything is...