Couch potatoes can"t help being lazy – they were BORN that way

Couch potatoes can't help being lazy – they were BORN that wayNot getting enough exercise was previously thought to be down to simple lazinessBut new study shows that genes play major role in deciding whether we enjoy a trip to the gym or not By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:21 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 9 April 2013 Laziness may be written into our DNA, say scientists.

Drinking plain water instead of fizzy drinks and fruit juice "lowers the risk of women developing diabetes"

Drinking plain water instead of fizzy drinks and fruit juice 'lowers the risk of women developing diabetes' Replacing sweet drinks with water could help stave off the metabolic disorder, scientists believe But adding water to a sugary beverage will not make any difference | UPDATED: 09:25 GMT, 1 June 2012 Women who choose plain water over sweet fizzy drinks or fruit juice, have a lower risk of developing diabetes.

“Choose which one of your children will die”: The chilling email sent to Tory MP Louise Mensch by internet troll

“Choose which one of your children will die”: The chilling email sent to Tory MP Louise Mensch by internet troll. Frank Zimmerman, 60, refused to attend court where he was found guilty in his absence of sending the menacing message

Red meat early death study: Eating it regularly "increases risk of death from heart disease"

Eating red meat regularly 'dramatically increases the risk of death from heart disease' | UPDATED: 08:26 GMT, 13 March 2012 Two rashers of bacon a day raises the odds of dying from heart disease and cancer by 20 per cent, a study has claimed.

Eating red meat regularly "dramatically increases the risk of death from heart disease"

Eating red meat regularly 'dramatically increases the risk of death from heart disease' | UPDATED: 07:30 GMT, 13 March 2012 Risk: Eating processed red meat raises your chances of dying from heart disease or cancer dramatically Two rashers of bacon a day raises the odds of dying from heart disease and cancer by 20 per cent, a study has claimed.

Women who work rotating night-shifts have a greater risk of type 2 diabetes

Women who mix day and night shifts “have a greater risk of type 2 diabetes”Disrupted eating and sleeping patterns leads to weight gain Diabetes can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and blindness Women who mix day and night shifts are at greater risk of type 2 diabetes a study has found. People who rotate through shifts for just a few years are more to susceptible because they are more likely to suffer from disrupted eating patterns and sleep deprivation, which in turn leads to weight gain. Type 2 diabetes can lead to a number of serious health problems including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and blindness.