Average smoker makes four failed attempts to give up the habit before they finally do so

Average smoker makes four failed attempts to give up the habit before they finally do soOf the 2,010 smokers questioned one in ten said they are 'desperate' to stop British Heart Foundation found 82 per cent have unsuccessfully tried to quitReport calls for standardised packaging and local authority assistance By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:48 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:17 GMT, 13 March 2013 Tough: Research by the British Heart Foundation found that 82 per cent of smokers have unsuccessfully tried to quit at some stage The average smoker has made four failed attempts to quit and nearly a quarter have lost count of the number of times they have tried to give up.

Couples who are faithful are more fertile than those who stray

Couples who are faithful are more fertile than those who stray (at least if you're a monkey)Those who remain faithful produce 25% more offspringBirth rate difference could be down to the time it takes for new couples to get to know one anotherHaving a steady partner also reduces stress on mother By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:50 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:01 GMT, 25 January 2013 Couples who stay true to each other are more fertile than those who stray, new research has found.

The fourth sexual orientation: One per cent of the population now considers themselves asexual

The fourth sexual orientation: One per cent of the population now considers themselves asexualLeading academic says sexualisation of our culture has turned some into 'asexuals' with no feelings of attraction | UPDATED: 22:11 GMT, 19 August 2012 Fourth orientation: Experts believe up to 70 million people worldwide have no feelings of sexual attraction at all Around one per cent of the world's population are 'asexuals' who feel no sexual attraction at all, experts have claimed.

Drinking coffee lowers risk of common skin cancer

Drinking coffee lowers risk of most common skin cancer There are an estimated 80,000 new cases of basal cell carcinoma in UK every yearOutlook is generally good as the cancer spreads to other parts of the body in just 0.5% cases | UPDATED: 08:19 GMT, 2 July 2012 A cup of coffee a day can help keep skin cancer at bay, according to a new study.

Antibiotics are no more effective in treating sinus infections than over-the-counter drugs, says study

Antibiotics are no more effective in treating sinus infections than over-the-counter drugs, says study A new study will only add to the misery of millions suffering painful symptoms of sinus infection: antibiotics do little to alleviate the problem.