Over 75? You CAN have your cake and eat it as a poor diet makes no difference to your health

Get to 75 and you can eat what you like: Poor diet makes no difference to your health If you live to 75, your diet is unlikely to make much difference to your health afterwards, say expertsCompared elderly people who followed high-fat, high-sugar or healthy diet By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:35 GMT, 17 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 18 January 2013 Many of us spend decades trying to overcome our food demons by avoiding fast food restaurants and resisting the dessert tray.

Brave Sienna, six, who is hoping to get a voice for Christmas after being robbed of her speech by rare genetic disorder

Brave Sienna, six, who is hoping to get a voice for Christmas after being robbed of her speech by rare genetic disorderLittle girl has a rare condition called Opitz syndrome which means she cannot talkShe has communicated via computer to express her one wish: 'To talk to her mummy' | UPDATED: 07:59 GMT, 17 December 2012 Until now, Natalie Pearson has been her little girl Sienna's voice.

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.

Older women should skip dessert if they want to lose weight long-term

Older women should skip dessert if they want to lose weight long-term 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: 14:39 GMT, 28 August 2012 Losing weight can be especially tricky for post-menopausal women as they face a natural decline in energy levels.

Berry wine could help diabetics control their blood sugar levels

Berry wine could help diabetics control their blood sugar levels Compounds in blackberry wine were found to inhibit an enzyme involved in absorbing carbohydrates | UPDATED: 09:17 GMT, 21 August 2012 A drink made from berry wine could help diabetics cope with their condition, say researchers.

Want to live longer? Ditch the diet, cancel your gym session – just eat less

Want to live longer Ditch the diet, cancel your gym session – just eat less | UPDATED: 02:42 GMT, 31 July 2012 Dr Michael Mosley said he did not believe it was necessary to eat three meals a day Forget exercise, fad diets or so-called miracle pills – if you want to live longer simply eat less, a leading scientist has claimed.

Women who use nail varnish and hairspray "may have higher risk of diabetes"

TOWIE girls watch out! Women who use nail varnish and hairspray 'have higher risk of diabetes' Personal care products often contain phthalates, which can mimic human hormones | UPDATED: 09:31 GMT, 16 July 2012 Towie star Sam Faiers: Fake tan, hairspray and perfume all contain phthalates High-maintenance women who cover themselves in self-tan and hair spray may be at higher risk of developing diabetes, researchers say.

Sad schooldays linked to illness in middle age: Unpopular pupils more likely to suffer obesity and health problems later

Sad schooldays linked to illness in middle age: Unpopular pupils more likely to suffer obesity and health problems later Effects were particularly noticeable among women | UPDATED: 23:00 GMT, 27 June 2012 Being unpopular with your classmates may not only make your schooldays miserable, it could also make you ill decades later.