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Sophie Gallagher

Life writer, HuffPost UK

Sophie Gallagher is a life writer at HuffPost UK

Loneliness Could Be A Greater Threat Than Obesity

Obesity-related illness has become a leading cause of death worldwide, and with 58% of women and 68% of men in the UK now classified as overweight or obese, the threat is growing. But researchers now...
07/08/2017 8:39 PM AEST

Japan Has Invented An Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt

Everyone knows that one of the greatest challenges of the summer season (aside from not screaming every time you see a wasp), is eating your ice cream before it melts. Although sunshine and a 99 flake...
06/08/2017 2:27 PM AEST
Child is playing on dry brown cracked land in the heat of the desert at Deadvlei in Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia, Africa. This image of a young bouy on a parched barren earth can be used for concepts like the effect of global warming or climate change.

Heat Waves Could Make Going Outside Deadly In Some Countries Before 2100

Going outside could become deadly before the end of this century as it is predicted climate change will cause heat waves across South Asia, where 20% of the world's population live. By 2100 carbon emi...
03/08/2017 10:37 PM AEST

Poor Sleep Could Be Causing You To Gain Weight

New research has found that a good night's sleep isn't just stopping you from dropping off at your desk, but is also protecting you against adding centimetres to your waistline. This is after a study...
30/07/2017 5:21 PM AEST

This Is Why So Many People 'See The Light' Near Death

Ever wondered what death will be like? While no one likes to think about the end of life, lots of us (including scientists) have a strange curiosity about that infamous light at the end of the tunnel....
27/07/2017 10:12 PM AEST