Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes

Fist bumps may be a more hygienic greeting than shaking hands, according to a new study which found that germ transfer was 90 per cent lower when bumping fists than during a handshake.

Wave to say hello as handshake may carry microbes

A study has asked for the popular handshake to be replaced by a new gesture as the practice is an dangerous as smoking in public - especially in hospitals.