Eating too much salt blamed for 2.3 million deaths a year worldwide…
Got a headache Try a little passion instead of a painkiller: One in five migraine sufferers had no symptoms after sex More than half of migraine sufferers who had sex during an attack experienced an improvement in symptomsOne in five were left without any pain at all, researchers found By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 00:49 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 4 March 2013 'Not tonight – I haven't got a headache' If you're suffering from a headache, retiring to bed may be the best solution.
Middle-class children are MORE likely to be obese than those from poorer backgrounds Findings challenge long-held belief that poorer children more likely to be overweight Girls, in particular, most likely to have a problem Middle-class families have previously been accused of being in 'denial' about unhealthy lifestyles By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:09 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:19 GMT, 12 February 2013 Middle class children, especially girls, are more likely to be obese than their poorer counterparts Middle-class children are more likely to be obese than those from poor families, researchers revealed today.
How our 'stiff upper lip' hits cancer survival rates: Britons are dying needlessly because they refuse to seek help for early symptomsStudy suggests Britons are embarrassed or reluctant to waste doctors' timeSurvey questioned 19,079 people aged 50 and older in six countriesExperts say British stoicism could explain differences in cancer survival By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 January 2013 Early intervention: A study found people in Britain do not seek help for early symptoms of cancer because they are embarrassed or reluctant to waste their doctors' time Having a ‘stiff upper lip’ could mean some Britons are dying needlessly from cancer, warn researchers.
Men who date women with slim waists are less likely to have performance issues in the bedroom Researchers found the slimmer a woman's waist, the better a man's sexual function and satisfactionIt may be that we are programmed to see partners with abdominal fat as at higher risk of diseaseOr, more likely, 'slimmer women are more attractive' By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:50 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 15 January 2013 A waspish waist has been the desire of women the world over for decades.
Overindulged at Christmas You're lighter than you think: Official weight of a kilo is changed (by a fraction of a gram) By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 00:07 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 7 January 2013 You may be lighter than you think, even if you have overindulged this Christmas It will come as welcome news to those who overindulged over the festive period – we are all a little bit lighter than we think.
Settling down with a Christmas tipple may be good for your health – but only if you're slim Researchers have found moderate alcohol consumption may only be good for your heart if you are thin Australian scientists found it increases the risk of heart disease in those with a BMI of more than 27.5Original studies on the health benefits of alcohol may be outdated, they say | UPDATED: 11:26 GMT, 28 December 2012 The common assumption that a Christmas tipple is good for you may be wrong for most Britons The common assumption that a couple of glasses of wine are good for you may be wrong for most Britons, new research reveals.
High blood pressure is the biggest global killer…but obesity isn't far behind, warn leading scientists Smoking and alcohol came second and third, says study which looked at 43 risk factors over 20 yearsToo much salt and not enough fruit partly to blame High body mass index was the biggest ‘climber’, moving from tenth place to sixth | UPDATED: 17:56 GMT, 13 December 2012 High blood pressure killed more than nine million people worldwide in 2010, making it the greatest overall health risk.
Could this elixir hold the key to weight loss Experts hope it'll also treat diabetes, epilepsy and Alzheimer's | UPDATED: 02:28 GMT, 27 November 2012 The drink's key ingredient is ketones – powerful sources of energy our bodies make naturally There’s a new drink that could not only help you lose weight, but could also treat epilepsy, diabetes and possibly even Alzheimer’s.
Free to roam: Moment rescued lions are released into the wildAnimals confiscated from private owner in Serbia who bought them from Belgrade Zoo in 2009Animal welfare charity helped transfer them to South African sanctuary. Three lions being kept by a private owner in Serbia have been confiscated and relocated to a South African wildlife sanctuary.