A study of human poo from around the world has found evidence of microscopic plastic particles swallowed in food.
Bodily functions are one thing many people easily take for granted – most don’t spare a thought to drawing breath, blinking, or needing to relieve oneself.
Whether you are an elephant, a human, a lab mouse or a giant panda, size doesn’t matter when it comes to time taken to use the toilet, because a new study says most of us take around 12 seconds to do the deed.
Will I really poo during labour? All the questions you’re too embarrassed to ask about pregnancy and birth answered
From tales of agonised pushing to unbearable pain, the chances are every pregnant woman will hear at least one – often unwanted – birth horror story.