The simple solution to screen fatigue: Scientists say 20 seconds of BLINKING can stop computer users getting eye strain

The simple solution to screen fatigue: Scientists say 20 seconds of BLINKING can stop computer users getting eye strain By Mark Prigg PUBLISHED: 19:42 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 14 March 2013 Researchers have come up with a simple exercise they claim could stop computer users getting eye strain.

Mother with severe back pain discovers she is PREGNANT – and gives birth 24 hours later

Mother rushed to hospital with severe back pain discovers she is PREGNANT – and gives birth 24 hours later Kelly Gadsby, from Tamworth, was on the pill and had periods as normalShe had no signs of pregnancy and friends told her she looked slimmer Partner suffers from Chron's disease and was told he may never conceive PUBLISHED: 12:40 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:07 GMT, 21 February 2013 A mother who was rushed to hospital with severe back ache was stunned to discover she was actually nine months' pregnant.

Chair that sounds an alarm to stop office workers risking their health by sitting all day

A good excuse for a tea break! The chair that sounds an alarm to stop office workers risking their health by sitting all day The sitting pad measures the time a worker spends at their desk using a pressure sensorIt uses a microcontroller to create a time stamp when they stand upCan be set up to sound an alarm if a person has been sitting for too long | UPDATED: 16:24 GMT, 5 December 2012 Chained to the desk Researchers have developed a seat they hope will encourage workers to walk around Office workers who are moulded to their chairs all day could be persuaded to stretch their legs more often thanks to an 'alarming' invention.

Girl, three, saved by an iPhone app after mother recognises the symptoms of meningitis it described in her child

Mother saves daughter, 3, by checking meningitis symptoms on iPhone app after schoolmate dies from condition Hollie was diagnosed with viral meningitis while on a family weekend awayHer mother Claire checked her symptoms on a charity iPhone appShe thanked parents of schoolmate who died from condition after they raised awareness of disease | UPDATED: 14:48 GMT, 17 September 2012 A three-year-old girl was saved from the killer disease meningitis after her mother checked her symptoms on an iPhone app.

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy "put children at risk of obesity later on"

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy 'put children at risk of obesity later on' Smoking may lead to subtle structural variations in the growing brain of the unborn baby Figures show one in seven women smoked in pregnancy in England last year | UPDATED: 19:11 GMT, 3 September 2012 Smoking during pregnancy: Could cause problems in brain development of baby Women who smoke in pregnancy could be putting their children at greater risk of being fat as teenagers, warn researchers.

Kate Middleton"s feet: Expert"s advice for Duchess of Cambridge toes

Keep your feet fit for a princess, Kate: A podiatrist's warning to the Duchess of Cambridge that her Royal lifestyle is taking its toll on her toes | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 18 August 2012 In an open letter, podiatrist Emma Supple gives the Duchess of Cambridge some sound professional advice.

Daily aspirin "cuts the risk of dying from any type of cancer"

Daily aspirin 'cuts the risk of dying from any type of cancer' Daily aspirin cuts cancer risk overall by 16 per cent | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 10 August 2012 Experts will need to study whether the benefits outweigh the risks of taking aspirin regularly Taking aspirin regularly cuts the risk of dying from cancer but the reduction is smaller than researchers anticipated, a new study reveals.

Disinfectant that is harmless to humans but deadly to superbugs could become new weapon against hospital infections

Disinfectant harmless to humans could be latest weapon against hospital superbugs Scientists said Akwaton was non-irritable, odourless and effective at 'low concentrations' | UPDATED: 13:50 GMT, 8 August 2012 A disinfectant that is harmless to humans but deadly to superbugs is poised to become the latest weapon against hospital infections.