Couch potatoes can"t help being lazy – they were BORN that way

Couch potatoes can't help being lazy – they were BORN that wayNot getting enough exercise was previously thought to be down to simple lazinessBut new study shows that genes play major role in deciding whether we enjoy a trip to the gym or not By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 15:21 GMT, 9 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 9 April 2013 Laziness may be written into our DNA, say scientists.

New radiation therapy for cancer patients that has NO side-effects such hair loss or nausea

New radiation therapy for cancer patients that has NO side-effects such hair loss or nausea Trials have successfully killed cancer cells in mice and there are plans to test treatment in humans Side-effects of radiotherapy occur because it damages healthy cells as well as destroying cancerous onesNew radiation therapy using specially-engineered boron chemical spares neighboring healthy cells By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:19 GMT, 4 April 2013 Scientists have developed a new radiation therapy for cancer patients that has no debilitating side-effects such as hair loss or sickness.

Eating protein for breakfast will keep you slim: Scientists say going to work on an egg will stop you snacking at night

Eating protein for breakfast will keep you slim: Scientists say going to work on an egg will stop you snacking at night60 per cent of American young people skip 'most important meal of day'But experts say breakfast of egg and beef could hold the key to slimmingIt is hoped the findings could solve America's soaring obesity crisesThere are more than 25 million overweight or obese young adults in the U.S By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 10:23 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:15 GMT, 1 April 2013 Going to work on a high protein breakfast of eggs and steak could help you stay slim A high protein breakfast of eggs and steak could help you stay slim and stop dieters snacking at night, scientists say.

Commuting just 10 miles to work each day "increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer"

Commuting just 10 miles to work each day 'increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer' Travelling just 15 miles each way to work leaves commuters more likely to be obese Researchers studied health of 4,300 commuters in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas of Texas | UPDATED: 13:07 GMT, 28 May 2012 Workers who commute more than ten miles to work each day are at greater risk of suffering from heart disease, diabetes or cancer, researchers have warned.

Suncream ingredient "could damage skin cells when exposed to UV rays"

Suncream ingredient 'could damage skin cells when exposed to UV rays' | UPDATED: 14:10 GMT, 8 May 2012 Doubts: Scientists have hypothesised that zinc oxide in some creams could release free radicals causing skin cell damage Holidaymakers are advised to slap on plenty of suncream to reduce their risk of skin cancer.

Fertility breakthrough: Scientists can halt menopause with ovary transplants

'Women will have so much choice about when to have children': Scientists can stop menopause with ovary transplantsTransplanted ovaries effective for at least seven yearsBritish women could soon choose to freeze ovaries | UPDATED: 16:49 GMT, 25 March 2012 Women may soon be able to forgo the menopause after scientists hailed a major breakthrough in the success of transplanted ovaries.

Girl, 6, with cerebral palsy walks for first time after faulty nerves cut in pioneering U.S surgery

Girl, 6, with cerebral palsy walks for first time after faulty nerves are cut in pioneering U.S surgery Lily started with splints the whole way up her leg but now has small ankle splints Her parents watched a TV programme by chance that led them to the treatment A little girl who has spent her entire life crippled by cerebral palsy has taken her first steps.