Maternal instinct is a myth: Mothers and fathers are equally good at recognising their baby"s cry

Is maternal instinct a myth Mothers and fathers are EQUALLY good at recognising their baby's cry A parent's ability to identify their baby's cry is determined by the amount of time they spend with the child, not by their gender By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 09:21 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:45 GMT, 17 April 2013 Maternal instinct may not be all that it is cracked up to be, according to new research.

Diet fizzy drinks make you 60% MORE likely to get diabetes than regular, "full fat" versions

Diet fizzy drinks make you 60% MORE likely to get diabetes than regular, 'full fat' versionsDrinking one can a week of any type of fizzy drink increases risk of diabetes by a thirdWomen who drank 1.5 litres of diet drinks a week had up to 60 per cent increased risk of the diseaseArtificial sweeteners in diet drinks may be to blame PUBLISHED: 10:45 GMT, 8 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:51 GMT, 8 February 2013 Women who drank diet drinks were more likely to develop diabetes than those who indulged in a regular, full-sugar version Diet fizzy drinks can raise the risk of diabetes by 60 per cent, startling new research has revealed.

Why we should not try to drink like the French: Cafe culture "can be worse than bingeing"

Why we should not try to drink like the French: Cafe culture 'can be worse than bingeing'Britain should not try to import 'cafe drinking culture' from the continentOverall individual alcohol consumption higher in France, Spain and Portugal Daily drinking of small amounts 'is not going to help at all,' expert say By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:46 GMT, 30 January 2013 Continental cafe culture is often held up as a model of responsible drinking.

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A Mediterranean diet WON'T stave off dementia or boost concentration in old age No evidence that eating plenty of fruit, veg and oily fish boosts concentration in old age, say French expertsUntil now, theory has been that diet prevents the blood vessels that supply the brain becoming blocked By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 17:33 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 26 January 2013 A Mediterranean diet does little for the brain and won’t prevent dementia, researchers claim.

Could Roquefort be GOOD for the heart? Blue cheese has anti-inflammatory properties that guard against cardiovascular disease

Could Roquefort be GOOD for the heart Blue cheese has 'anti-inflammatory properties' that guard against cardiovascular diseaseBiotechnologists say Roquefort may be a 'miracle food' behind French diners' famous good health But claims the mouldy blue cheese is a miracle health food are rotten, says leading nutritionist | UPDATED: 08:46 GMT, 18 December 2012 When you settle down to the cheese board this Christmas, try not to feel too guilty.

Cancer row over GM foods as French study claims it did THIS to rats… and can cause organ damage and early death in humans

Cancer row over GM foods as study says it did THIS to rats… and can cause organ damage and early death in humansFrench team claim bestselling brand of GM corn caused tumours and multiple organ damageLeading scientists have questioned the study and its results, claiming it has “no value”

Spanish magazine puts Michelle Obama’s head on a portrait of topless slave

Spanish magazine puts Michelle Obama”s head on a portrait of topless slave Magazine digitally altered French portrait of a slave woman from 1800 so that the First Lady”s face appears on the nude subject”s body . A Spanish magazine landed themselves in the middle of a racial controversy over a Photoshopped picture of First Lady Michelle Obama on the cover of their latest issue.

Doctors solve mystery of a man who "died from laughter" while watching The Goodies after his granddaughter nearly dies from same rare heart…

Doctors solve mystery of a man who 'died from laughter' while watching The Goodies after his granddaughter nearly dies from same rare heart condition Mother-of-two diagnosed with Long QT Syndrome following cardiac arrestSyndrome is a genetic condition that causes an abnormal heart rhythm probably inherited from grandfather | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 21 June 2012 He was the man who made headlines when he died from heart failure after laughing non-stop at The Goodies.

PIP breast implants "are up to six times as likely to rupture"; But they don"t cause cancer, finds inquiry

PIP breast implants 'are up to six times as likely to rupture'; But they don't cause cancer, finds inquiry Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 00:56 GMT, 19 June 2012 The faulty breast implants at the centre of a health scare are up to six times as likely to rupture as other brands but do not cause cancer, an inquiry has found.