Beware of trendy barefoot running shoes – you could end up with broken bones in your foot Advocates of barefoot running claim it can reduce injuries and back pain'Minimalist' shoes such as these now account for 15% of salesBut experts say many people suffer injuries by overdoing it early on Runners should make transition from regular trainers more slowly, they say By Anna Hart PUBLISHED: 17:13 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:15 GMT, 7 March 2013 Experts have warned that 'barefoot' five-finger running shoes (pictured) can easily cause injuries It has become one of the latest running crazes, said to reduce the risk of injuries and back pain.
The hearing aid you wear on your back teeth that could help those deaf in one ear | UPDATED: 02:05 GMT, 16 October 2012 A hearing aid that slots on to the back teeth could help people who are deaf in one ear.
Cancer sufferer, 8, fitted with metal leg bones which will grow as she does Lily had a sore ankle, which her parents put down to a school cross-country runWhen she didn't improve her doctor sent her for an X-ray, when her parents were told she had a bone cancer tumour in her legEight-year-old had to have knee, tibia and part of her femur removed and replaced with adjustable stainless steel bones | UPDATED: 14:14 GMT, 3 October 2012 A girl battling cancer has been fitted with metal bones which will grow as she does.
Dental records can identify osteoporosis risk years before condition develops | UPDATED: 21:52 GMT, 22 September 2012 Dentists at Manchester University are pioneering a technology called Osteodent that can detect those at risk of osteoporosis by looking at dental scans years before the condition develops.
How that free bus pass can help keep over-60s fitter: Pensioners who use perk walk more and have lower risk of heart disease Study says over-60s who use pass take more exerciseThis in turn gives them better mobility and strengthComes as Cameron faces pressure to scrap free travel By Steve Doughty PUBLISHED: 23:33 GMT, 20 September 2012 | UPDATED: 06:34 GMT, 21 September 2012 Free bus passes are spreading good health among older people, a report by scientists said yesterday.
Not so wonky donkey: Ass walks for the first time after vets put pink casts on her legsFoal was born prematurely, meaning her legs had not fully developedVets fitted the casts to help support her weight until they are strong enough to hold her up. This little donkey must be tickled pink that she has finally been able to take her first steps.
Why going to work on an egg is healthier than it used to be: Nutritional benefits have increased in past 30 years | UPDATED: 23:15 GMT, 18 July 2012 If you enjoy telling younger members of your family that food just isn't as wholesome as it used to be, you might need to make an exception.
I can break a rib every time I sneeze: Mother reveals how she has broken her brittle bones 205 TIMES I hate it when people mistake me for a child, says 3ft9″ motherKay broke her first bone on the day she was born | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 26 March 2012 At 3ft9″ Kay is not much taller than her six-year-old son Lewis When Kay Tate arrives at her son's school each afternoon she's just another mother waiting at the playground gates.
16 vitamin D treatment that cost the NHS 2400 due to 'supply problems' Waste: The NHS spent nearly 80m last year on vitamin D The NHS is spending up to 2,400 a time on vitamin D supplements that can be bought for just 16, it has emerged.
Parents are being falsely accused of killing their babies when actually the real cause of their death is due to a vitamin D deficiency, according to top doctors.