The seven-point plan to a healthy life: Simple lifestyle steps can help prevent cancer and heart disease, new study finds

The seven-point plan to a healthy life: Simple lifestyle steps can help prevent cancer and heart disease, new study finds By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 04:00 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:00 GMT, 19 March 2013 Seven simple health lifestyle steps can help prevent cancer as well as heart disease, according to a new study.

New mums "are five times more at risk of OCD because they fear harming their child"

New mums 'are five times more at risk of OCD because they fear harming their child'More than one in 10 of those who have recently given birth have symptomsThey include fears of injuring baby, germs, and obsessing over mistakesAffects around three per cent of adults – sufferers include David Beckham By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:25 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:52 GMT, 5 March 2013 New mothers are up to five times more likely to have the condition than other women (posed by model) Worries about the responsibilities of motherhood are making women more prone to obsessive compulsive disorder.

Amazing video of blind skateboarder spreads online as thousands are inspired by the determination of the Chicago student who refuses to be defeated by…

The BLIND skateboarder whose amazing skills have taken the web by stormTommy Carroll, a student at Northwestern University, has been skateboarding since he was 10 despite being blind from the age of twoA teenager growing up in Glenview, Illinois, he mastered the sport on a local half pipe despite his disability His experiences have led him to meet skateboarding greats like Tony Hawk and the video of his story has now been viewed almost half a million times PUBLISHED: 20:35 GMT, 3 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 4 February 2013 An online video showing a blind student skateboarding near his Chicago home has made him a star and inspired thousands across the globe.

It"s true: Chocolate DOES taste better when you"re on a diet

It's true: Chocolate DOES taste better when you're on a dietScientists prove a sneaked treat always tastes betterSubjects who were made to feel guilty before 'naughty food' enjoyed it moreIt is because 'pleasure triggers guilt' and vice versa<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 12:24 GMT, 23 November 2012 </p> <br><p>There are few pleasures greater than guiltily abandoning the diet and tucking into a naughty slab of chocolate cake, or mountain of chips.

Elite group of "super pensioners" who have the brains of those half their age may hold the key to fighting Alzheimer"s

Secrets of the' supergrans': Elite group who have the brains of those half their age may hold the key to fighting Alzheimer's Researchers want to know how they are so mentally fit By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 03:35 GMT, 17 August 2012 | UPDATED: 07:43 GMT, 17 August 2012 'Special': Scientists have identified an elite group of 'super pensioners' with pin-sharp memories and the brains of those half their age who could help in fight against dementia (file picture) Becoming a little forgetful is considered a normal part of growing older – at least for most people.

City children much more likely to have food allergies than those living in the country

City children far more likely to have food allergies than those living in the country | UPDATED: 10:12 GMT, 8 June 2012 Hidden danger: Youngsters from the city are more than twice as likely to be allergic to peanuts (posed by model) Children living in built-up cities are much more likely to have food allergies than those living in the country, according to a new study.

Why women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock

Why women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 23 May 2012 Women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock, according to new research.

Blood test is first to diagnose depression in teenagers

Blood test is first to diagnose depression in teenagers Just 11 genetic markers in the blood could diagnose depression in teenagersObjective test will 'help remove stigma of depression' | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 17 April 2012 Scientists have devised the first blood test capable of diagnosing major depression in teenagers.

How eating less and exercising more in your 20s will lead to a healthier 40s (no surprises there)

How eating less and exercising more in your 20s will lead to a healthier 40s (no surprises there) Researchers have discovered the secrets to a longer and healthier life – and there are no surprises on the list.

ADHD diet study: Eating more healthily could improve behaviour of children with ADHD

Eating more healthily could improve behaviour of children with ADHD, study finds Simply eating more healthily can improve the behavior of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if therapy and medication fails to work, a study has revealed. Researchers said that there was conflicting evidence on the impact of supplements and restricted diets for people suffering from ADHD – and in some cases they were no better than the placebo effect.