Why 30 is really 45: We're so unhealthy that we're 15 years OLDER than our parents were at the same age Today's adults are more likely to suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes because of poor healthMen in their 30s were 20% more likely to be overweight than in previous generations, Dutch researchers found Women in their 20s are twice as likely to be obese By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:47 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:47 GMT, 10 April 2013 Today's adults are so unhealthy they are 15 years 'older' than their parents and grandparents at the same age, researchers say.
Plans for three-parent IVF babies a step closer after fertility watchdog gives the go-ahead Technique uses two eggs to stop transfer of genetic diseases to the childBut critics have labelled it 'Frankenscience', with unknown side effects Fertility watchdog today advised the Government on how to move forward By Fiona Macrae and Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:19 GMT, 21 March 2013 Britain could become the first country to sanction the creation of babies with three parents.
The SEX Degrees of Separation: The average Briton has slept with eight people – but 2.8 million INDIRECTLY Calculator lets you calculate how many people you've indirectly slept withThe average Briton has come into sexual contact with 2.8 million peopleCalculator helps to explain the spread of sexually transmitted infections By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 14:30 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:42 GMT, 11 March 2013 We are often warned of the dangers of sexually transmitted infections, especially as cases continue to soar.
How your grandmother's smoking habit could give YOU asthma The risk holds even if your mother didn't take up the habit, say expertsNicotine can leave a 'mark' on our DNA, making future generations more susceptible to respiratory conditions such as asthma By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:33 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 5 March 2013 People whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are more likely yo suffer from asthma – regardless of whether their mother smoked or not Having a grandmother who smoked can increase your risk of suffering from asthma – even if your mother didn't take up the habit.
Scientists fear for cod stocks as study reveals there are just 100 adult fish in the North Sea Cod can live for 25 years and become more fertile with ageScientists want quotas slashed so fish numbers can be restored . There are fewer than 100 adult cod in the North Sea because of decades of overfishing, it was revealed today.
Look away now! Why turning your head really does take the sting out of injections | UPDATED: 06:37 GMT, 16 May 2012 It is age old advice handed down by school nurses to generations of children receiving their regular jabs.
Will the Meth-heads never learn New before-and-after images of US addicts reveal the devastating effects of drug epidemic. Many of them are already lost to the powerful and tragic effects of drug addiction.
Children with genes from three parents to be born within two years thanks to new IVF technique Embryos could soon have genes from three parents in order to eradicate potential diseases Children with genetic material from three parents could be born in just two years. British scientists want to start testing a new IVF technique to try to eradicate incurable genetic diseases such as muscular dystrophy. The concept took a leap forward yesterday after the Government announced a public consultation on whether the law should be changed to allow the technique.
Who are you calling slow 70-year-olds can be trained to make accurate decisions as quickly as younger generations You might have thought that people of 70 aren’t as mentally quick off the mark as they used to be. Well think again. They can have reactions as fast as 25-year-olds, a study reveals.