Coronavirus: Latest UK case of deadly Sars-like virus shows it CAN spread between people

Relative of UK patient suffering deadly SARS-like virus falls ill – proving it IS infectious New patient is a relative of the sufferer who was confirmed to have Sars-like virus on MondaySix hospital staff came into contact with the patient but have not displayed any symptoms so far Original patient had recently travelled to Middle East Takes number of confirmed worldwide cases to 11 By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 10:31 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:52 GMT, 13 February 2013 Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to SARS A new Sars-like illness is spreading between humans, experts warn.

Latest UK case of deadly Sars-like virus shows it CAN spread between people as relative of sufferer falls ill

Relative of UK patient suffering deadly SARS-like virus falls ill – proving it IS infectious New patient is a relative of the sufferer who was confirmed to have Sars-like virus on MondaySix hospital staff came into contact with the patient but have not displayed any symptoms so far Original patient had recently travelled to Middle East Takes number of confirmed worldwide cases to 11 By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 10:31 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:35 GMT, 13 February 2013 Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to SARS A new Sars-like illness is spreading between humans, experts warn.

Snorers "more at risk of heart attack than smokers or obese"

Snorers 'more at risk of heart attack than smokers or obese' New connection between between 'plain' snoring – not more severe sleep apnoea – and cardiovascular riskSnorers more likely to have thickening or abnormalities in the carotid artery that supplies the brain with bloodSnorers must seek treatment in the same way as those with high blood pressure or heart disease risk factors By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 13:01 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:48 GMT, 26 January 2013 Snorers are more likely to have a heart attack than smokers or the obese, say researchers.

Sugary soft drinks can raise risk of depression – and diet versions cause the most harm

Sugary soft drinks may raise risk of depression – with diet versions causing the most harm Four cans of pop a day raised depression risk 30%But drinking four cups of coffee decreased risk by 10% By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 21:12 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 9 January 2013 Cutting out sweetened diet drinks could lower risk of depression, say researchers If you are feeling low, it may be best to lay off the fizzy drinks and have a cup of coffee instead.

Pregnant women who see the dental hygienist reduce their risk of a premature birth by a third

Pregnant women who see the hygienist reduce their risk of a premature birth by a third Severe gum infections cause an increase in the production of chemicals which induce labourWomen with gum disease who had a high risk of premature birth benefited from having a procedure called scaling and root planing | UPDATED: 18:06 GMT, 31 December 2012 Severe gum infections cause an increase in the production of chemicals which induce labour Pregnant women who go to the hygienist may cut their risk of premature birth by a third, new research suggests.

Got no willpower? Try a menu that states how many miles you"ll need to walk to burn off dinner

Got no willpower Try a menu that states how many MIILES you'll need to walk to burn off dinner Diners are more likely to choose a healthier fast food snack if the menu states how many miles they have to walk to get rid of itThose given no details picked dishes that averaged around 1,020 calories each Those told how many miles they would have to walk ate an average of just 826 calories | UPDATED: 18:55 GMT, 18 December 2012 It may make depressing reading.

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.

Fast food children ¿develop lower IQs¿: Junk diet has a lasting effect, warn experts

Fast food children ‘develop lower IQs’: Junk diet has a lasting effect, warn expertsLower socio-economic status linked to more children having fast food, leading to lower intelligence By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 23:44 GMT, 3 October 2012 | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 3 October 2012 Children given more fast food meals will grow up to have a lower IQ than those who regularly eat freshly-cooked meals, according to a study.