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.

You might as well stay on the couch because keeping fit "can"t stop our muscles ageing"

You might as well stay on the couch because keeping fit 'can't stop our muscles ageing' By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:14 GMT, 22 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:08 GMT, 22 March 2013 Sex And The City star Sarah Jessica Parker, now 47, has been forced to reduce her daily workout after her designer gowns revealed her bulging veins and sinewy biceps Millions of us spend hours sweating and straining in the gym hoping to keep ourselves looking younger than our years.

Toddler diagnosed with cancer after his mother refused to believe he was simply constipated is given the all-clear thanks to wonder drug

Toddler diagnosed with cancer after his mother refused to believe he was simply constipated is given the all-clear thanks to wonder drug Oliver Lee was taken to hospital by his parents suffering from stomach painDoctors suggested he had constipation but his mother Sophie insisted it was something more seriousAn MRI scan revealed four tumours caused by the rare muscle cancer rhabdomyosarcomaHe underwent nine cycles of chemotherapy and was put on an international drug trial for the wonder drug Avastin ” class=”blkBorder” /> Ollie, pictured in hospital in December 2011 (l) and August 2012 (r) went through nine cycles of chemotherapy Team Ollie: Sophie and Simon raised money for the Queen's Medical Centre where Oliver was being treated Sophie, 38, said: 'Our whole world fell apart, I can still remember the consultant telling us the news.

Doctors save man"s life by using neat alcohol to give him a HEART ATTACK

Doctors save man's life by using neat alcohol to give him a HEART ATTACK Ronald, 77, suffering from a life-threatening disturbance to heart rhythmNeat alcohol injected into artery to destroy heart muscle causing the problemPatient was well enough to leave hospital three days later | UPDATED: 11:20 GMT, 24 December 2012 Doctors have saved a patient's life by killing off part of his heart with neat alcohol.

Jack Rooke: Football-mad boy denied surgery to help him walk, despite living just miles from specialist hospital

Football-mad boy, 4, denied surgery to help him walk, despite just living seven miles from specialist hospital that could treat him Jack suffers from spastic cerebral palsy, meaning muscle tightness in his legs makes it impossible for him to walkAn operation that cuts the faulty nerves in the spine could improve his conditionHowever, his NHS Trust has refused to fund it, despite Jack only living seven miles from the specialist hospital that performs the surgery | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 18 December 2012 A football-mad four-year-old boy has been refused an operation to enable him to walk and play his favourite sport due to an NHS postcode lottery.

Mother-of-four with Parkinson"s disease turns condition in to an art form by becoming a HUMAN STATUE

Mother-of-four with Parkinson's disease turns condition into an art form by becoming a Marilyn Monroe human statue Nicky was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease when she was 29The condition makes her muscles tighten, leaving her unable to move Nicky now poses as a frozen Marilyn Monroe for two hours at a time to raise money for charity | UPDATED: 19:30 GMT, 14 December 2012 A Parkinson’s sufferer whose muscles stiffen as a result of the disease has turned her condition into an art-form – by becoming a human statue.

Osteoporosis: Men with beers bellies warned they are at risk of weaker bones

Put down that drink! Men with beers guts warned they are at risk of weaker bones Belly fat associated with increased risk of osteoporosis in menThis fat reduces how much growth hormone is secreted, which plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones | UPDATED: 16:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Scroll down for video Belly fat leads to osteoporosis in men, a study has found Men with excessive fat around their middles aren't just putting their hearts under strain – they are also at risk of weaker bones.

The four-year-old girl turning into a "mannequin" due to cruel disease that stops her muscles from moving

The four-year-old girl turning into a 'mannequin' due to cruel disease that stiffens her muscles and leaves her unable to move Tillie Mae Mawdsley has the rare degenerative disorder Sanfilippo Creates a build-up of sugar around the muscles, stiffening the jointsYoungster will die by the age of 14 without any treatment Parents desperate to get 'miracle' drug not available in the UK | UPDATED: 13:08 GMT, 16 October 2012 A four-year-old girl is turning into a ‘human mannequin’ after being diagnosed with rare disorder that stiffens her joints.

Hope for new anti-ageing drugs as scientists find way to reverse muscle wastage in later life

Hope for new anti-ageing drug after scientists reverse muscle wastage in old mice Chemical used to block muscle weakening in old miceCould lead to drug that keeps elderly strong and fit | UPDATED: 04:14 GMT, 27 September 2012 Drugs could one day be used to reverse the muscle-wasting effects of ageing, new research suggests.