Yo-yo dieting doesn"t just make you fat, it can also damage your HEART

Yo-yo dieting doesn't just make you fat, it can also damage your HEART Study followed 100 obese post-menopausal women, who lost 25lbs on average in an intervention schemeA year later they had regained around 70 per cent of the weight they had lost Women who regained weight had worse heart health than before they went on diet | UPDATED: 17:24 GMT, 18 December 2012 A measured response: Maintaining weight loss is just as important as losing it, a study has suggested Older women who want to slim down have been warned they could be doing more harm than good if they don't manage to stick to the diet.

Cancer cure: The magnets that cause cancer cells to self-destruct

Powerful magnets that cause cancer cells to 'self-destruct' could offer targeted treatment for tumours By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:40 GMT, 8 October 2012 | UPDATED: 15:02 GMT, 8 October 2012 Magnets that cause tumours to 'self-destruct' could be a revolutionary new weapon in the fight against cancer.

Cancer treatment and fertility: Women undergoing cancer therapy could still have children thanks to protein breakthrough

Women undergoing cancer therapy could still have children thanks to protein breakthrough Blocking two proteins preserved egg-producing cells after exposure to radiation therapyThese damaged cells then repaired DNA damage and could produce healthy offspringFindings also has implications for women going through early menopause | UPDATED: 09:54 GMT, 24 September 2012 Scientists have made a breakthrough that could preserve the fertility of women undergoing cancer treatment.

No more cake after menopause? Why cutting out dessert is more effective than cutting calories for older women

No more cake after menopause Why cutting out dessert is more effective than cutting calories for older women Post-menopausal women face a natural decline in energy levels which makes it harder to shed weightEating fruit and vegetables helps with weight-loss long-term | UPDATED: 17:37 GMT, 28 August 2012 Losing weight can be especially tricky for post-menopausal women as they face a natural decline in energy levels.