Breastfeeding for six months "cuts the risk of dying from cancer by 10%"

Breastfeeding for six months 'cuts the risk of dying from cancer by 10%'Six months of breastfeeding your child cuts risk of dying from all cancers Women who breastfeed also 17 per cent less likely to die from a heart attack By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:38 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:17 GMT, 27 March 2013 Safer: A woman who breastfeeds her child is 10 per cent less likely to die from any from of cancer Women who breastfeed for six months reduce their risk of dying from all cancers by 10 per cent, researchers say.

Boy unable to eat or drink because of one in 500million phobia takes first sips after five years

Boy, 5, with irrational fear of drinking and eating takes his first EVER sip of milk after conquering life-long phobia Boy developed phobia after acid reflux as a baby left him in painSpecial clinic has only treated 12 youngsters in 22 years | UPDATED: 13:39 GMT, 23 July 2012 First sips: The youngster from Nottingham, has a phobia of eating and drinking after a bad case of acid reflux as a baby A young boy who has been unable to eat or drink anything for five years due to a severe phobia has finally taken his first sips.

Breastfeed a three-year-old? That"s just selfish and wrong

That's just selfish and wrong: How the image of a mother breastfeed a toddler reignited a health controversy | UPDATED: 21:23 GMT, 19 May 2012 Debate: Jamie Lynne Grumet and her three-year-old son illustrated an articlle that said women would do this if they lived on a desert island Revolting! Just wrong! Surely that’s child abuse! These are just a few of the reactions I heard from mothers who had seen the cover of Time magazine last week, featuring an attractive woman breastfeeding a boy who looked almost old enough to attend primary school.

Mixing herbal remedies with conventional GP drugs "could put lives at risk"

Mixing herbal remedies with conventional GP drugs 'could put lives at risk'Research shows the combination can trigger unwanted side effects and health problemsGreatest danger faced by younger and older people and those with multiple health conditions | UPDATED: 01:45 GMT, 3 May 2012 Findings: Dr Catherine Ulbricht Herbal and complementary treatments may put lives at risk when they are mixed with conventional medicines, an expert has warned.

Good news for tired mums: Dummies DON"T interfere with breastfeeding

Good news for tired mums: Dummies DON'T interfere with breastfeeding | UPDATED: 16:10 GMT, 30 April 2012 Pacified: Dummies were not found to discourage babies from breast feeding in two randomised controlled trials Many mothers use dummies to soothe their tired or cranky baby while fearing that the action could put their child off breast feeding.

Staying out of the sun can wreck your health

Staying out of the sun can wreck your health: How one in four Britons is worryingly low in vitamin D UPDATED: 07:10 GMT, 27 March 2012 Are Britons getting enough of the ‘sunshine’ vitamin Government figures suggest not — a quarter of the population have low levels of vitamin D.