Want to slim down? Living at a higher altitude can help (and it"s nothing to do with climbing)

Want to slim down Living at a higher altitude can help (and it's nothing to do with climbing) Obesity risk dropped with every 660ft rise in altitudeChanges in elevation may affect appetite hormones, growth and how many calories the body burned By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:04 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 13 February 2013 Enlarge Man celebrates on the mountain If you're packing quite a paunch there may be a novel solution to losing a few pounds – simply live at a higher altitude.

There’s more to clouds than “dull or grey” and “white and fluffy”: These incredible pictures show the variety of our sky

There”s more to clouds than “dull or grey” and “white and fluffy”: These incredible pictures show the variety of our sky. If your knowledge of clouds only extends to “dull and grey” or “white and fluffy”, then prepare to be amazed by this cloud atlas.

Propecia: Baldness drug Wayne Rooney took "could cause permanent impotence and shrink genitals in some men"

Baldness drug Wayne Rooney took 'could cause permanent impotence and shrink genitals in some men' Doctor reveals twenty percent of patients he interviewed for Propecia study experienced persistent sexual dysfunction for more than five years'I should have been warned', says patient who claims drug shrunk his genitals | UPDATED: 14:41 GMT, 12 July 2012 A hair-loss medication reportedly tried by Wayne Rooney may cause prolonged and possibly irreversible impotence, scientists have claimed.

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Baldness drug Propecia 'could cause permanent impotence and shrink genitals in some men' as one patient claims it shrank his genitals Doctor reveals twenty percent of patients he interviewed for Propecia study experienced persistent sexual dysfunction for more than five years'I should have been warned', says patient who claims drug shrunk his genitals | UPDATED: 13:15 GMT, 12 July 2012 Men taking medication for hair loss may suffer from prolonged and possibly irreversible impotence, according to scientists.

Scanner test that spots autism aged two by noticing weaknesses in the brains wiring devised by doctors

Scanner test that spots autism aged two by noticing weaknesses in the brain's wiring devised by doctors | UPDATED: 01:07 GMT, 26 June 2012 Breakthrough: A new test has been developed to diagnose autism in children A simple test that diagnoses autism in children as young as two has been devised by doctors.

Alzheimer"s disease "spreads like an infection" in finding that could help slow its progress

Alzheimer's could be stopped from progressing after scientists find disease 'spreads like an infection' Alzheimer's disease spreads in a predictable pattern like an infection, going from one brain cell to another along linked circuits known as synapses, researchers say.