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Jane Bates: There’s nothing like a bit of research to give those flagging spirits a boost

As new research shows women born in July are more at risk of incontinence, it's all doom, gloom and plastic pants for us summer babies, says Jane Bates.

As new research shows women born in July are more at risk of incontinence, it's all doom, gloom and plastic pants for us summer babies, says Jane Bates

A recent study in Spain suggests that our month of birth can make us more susceptible to certain health conditions.

I was born in July, so apparently am more at risk of hypertension, which I have, and incontinence, which so far, I don’t. I might get a bit emotionally incontinent after a few glasses of Merlot, but that’s all.

Men born in April have the lowest risk of back pain, while men born in May are more likely to

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