The so-called “boyfriend pillow”, targeted at lonely women, is demonstrated at a store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP The so-called “boyfriend pillow”, targeted at lonely women, is demonstrated at a store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
The so-called “boyfriend pillow”, targeted at lonely women, is demonstrated at a store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
Wellness

Feeling lonely probably won’t kill you, but genuine social isolation might, researchers discover

Social isolation – time actually spent alone – boosts the risk of dying by about thirty per cent in people who suffered a stroke or heart attack

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The so-called “boyfriend pillow”, targeted at lonely women, is demonstrated at a store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP The so-called “boyfriend pillow”, targeted at lonely women, is demonstrated at a store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
The so-called “boyfriend pillow”, targeted at lonely women, is demonstrated at a store in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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