Forget energy drinks – they"re no more effective than a cup of coffee

Forget energy drinks – they're no more effective than a cup of coffee 'Overwhelming lack of evidence' that ingredients such as guarana enhance physical or cognitive performanceNew research suggests only useful ingredient is a generous dose of caffeine | UPDATED: 16:13 GMT, 14 December 2012 New research suggests it is simply caffeine, rather than added ingredients such as guarana or taurine, that make energy drinks effective With buzz-word ingredients such as guarana and ginseng, energy drinks have been heralded for their mind and body-boosting qualities.

Norovirus: Winter vomiting bus continues to wreak havoc as cases hit a five-year high

Winter vomiting bug continues to wreak havoc as cases hit a FIVE-YEAR high New figures show number of cases 72 per cent higher than last December Schools from Plymouth to Fife forced to close after soaring numbers of children fall victim to the highly contagious norovirusIn some schools, up to a quarter of pupils are off sick and parents banned from attending nativity plays Dozens of hospital wards also closed as bug spreads | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 12 December 2012 The winter vomiting bug is continuing to wreak havoc across the country, with new figures out today showing cases are a staggering 72 per cent higher than this time last year.

American Airlines “refused family their first class seats because captain claimed their Downs syndrome son was being disruptive”

Family film the moment American Airlines “refused them their first class seats because their son has Down”s Syndrome”Family was told that their 16-year-old son with Downs syndrome was being disruptiveParents disagreed and said that the American Airlines pilot was uncomfortable with the boy”s disability and didn”t want him in first classThe family is now threatening to sue the airline

British women fly to U.S to choose gender of their baby

Do you want a girl or a boy British women fly to U.S to choose gender of their baby Gender selection is banned in the UK under the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology ActOne doctor says he sees 40 British couples a year who want to pick the sex of their next baby | UPDATED: 07:53 GMT, 29 August 2012 Dozens of British women are flying to the America every year and paying thousands of pounds to choose the sex of their baby, it has emerged.

Schoolgirl battling illness which makes her vomit 50 times a day saves for 22k "bionic stomach"

Schoolgirl battling illness which makes her vomit 50 times a day saves for 22k 'bionic stomach'Gastroparesis causes Danielle Goodridge to regurgitate everything she drinks and eatsFriends thought she was suffering from eating disorder'Bionic stomach' will help remedy symptoms Danielle Goodridge is relying on a 22,000 bionic stomach to solve her health problem A schoolgirl blighted by a crippling illness which causes her to vomit 50 times a day is hoping a' bionic stomach' will stop her from starving to death.