Alcohol is "responsible for four per cent of cancer deaths" but doctors are failing to emphasise the risks, warn experts

Alcohol is 'responsible for 4% of cancer deaths' but doctors are failing to emphasise the risks, warn expertsStudy by Department of Medicine at Boston University Medical CentreFound that reducing alcohol intake reduces the risk of developing cancerResearchers found that alcohol resulted in around 20,000 U.S.

E numbers still found in young children"s medicines can trigger hyperactivity

E numbers still found in young children's medicines can trigger hyperactivity Drugs such as banana-flavoured penicillin can contain themUK's food watchdog only implemented voluntary banMost complied but some still put them in medicines By Jo Macfarlane PUBLISHED: 00:19 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 6 January 2013 E number which can cause hyperactivity in children is still being found in common medicines Children are being exposed to banned artificial food colourings that can trigger hyperactivity –because they are still in medicines prescribed by GPs.

Jogging outside could make you stupid – and more likely to suffer mental health problems

Jogging outside could make you stupid – and more likely to suffer mental health problems Exercising in busy, traffic-filled areas could actually cause mental declineCity joggers' brains less able to store new knowledgeAnd have higher levels inflammation, linked to mental decline | UPDATED: 10:38 GMT, 11 December 2012 People who exercise in urban areas have higher levels of mental decline and inflammation in the brain It has long been hailed as beneficial to both body and mind – and if nothing else, a form of stress release after a hard day at the office.

Two portions of fish a week while pregnant halves the risk of ADHD – but make sure it"s the right type

Eating two portions of fish a week while pregnant halves the risk of ADHD – but make sure it's haddock rather than tuna Children whose mothers ate two portions a week had a 60 per cent lower risk of developing symptoms But women advised to avoid eating too much oily fish | UPDATED: 16:23 GMT, 9 October 2012 The amount of fish a woman eats while pregnant may affect her child's chances of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Hypnosis: Why quick decision-makers and people with a higher attention span do better

If you can't nod off then your brain could be to blame! Scientists discover why some people just can't be hypnotised Those with a high attention span do better But people with precise habits and a judgmental nature tend to struggle By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:13 GMT, 5 October 2012 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 5 October 2012 It is certainly one of the more mysterious medical treatments.

The photobombing felines: Worldwide internet craze of ruining the perfect picture isn’t just for humans as cats and other animals get in on the action

The photobombing felines: Worldwide internet craze of ruining the perfect picture isn”t just for humans as cats and other animals get in on the action . Cats have always loved being the centre of attention but these felines have taken it one step further – stealing the limelight by photobombing unsuspecting snappers.

Jonah Falcon, 13.5 inches, on living with the world’s biggest penis

“When I look down at myself I don”t see anything special”: Jonah Falcon, 13.5 inches, on living with the world”s biggest penis Average flaccid penis length is 3-4 inches; Jonah”s is 8 inches Has people stop him in the street and has received offers from porn industry Was stopped at security for fear he was carrying a bomb in his pants

Almost famous! Student hires own bodyguards, paparazzi and entourage and pranks New York into believing that he is a world-famous celebrity

Almost famous! Student hired own bodyguards, paparazzi and entourage and pranked New York into believing he was a world-famous celebrityStudent Brett Cohen”s 15-minutes of fame was intending to be a social experiment into the public”s fascination with celebritySpent three hours in New York”s Times Square taking three hundred pictures with members of the public who believed that he was a famous actor or singerNever once told people he was famous – only relied on his team to keep saying his nameIronically the New York student is now experiencing slight fame because of his stunt |

No larger than a golf ball, this baby armadillo is melting everyone’s hearts (except for the ants, of course)

No larger than a tennis ball, this baby armadillo is melting everyone”s hearts (except for the ants, of course) These are the adorable pictures of the latest addition to a family of armadillos, small enough to fit into your breast pocket.