Using Facebook makes us more likely to eat unhealthy snacks by lowering our self-control

Using Facebook makes us more likely to eat unhealthy snacks by lowering our self-control Those who chatted with close friends via social network had higher levels of self-esteem but this caused a dip in self-controlThis meant users were more likely to snack on unhealthy snacks immediately after logging off | UPDATED: 12:50 GMT, 20 December 2012 Using Facebook makes you fat – but not for the reason you might think.

Viruses could be used to infect and kill acne when antibiotics don"t work

Viruses could be used to infect and kill acne when antibiotics don't workScientists have isolated genomes of 11 bacteria-destroying virusesCould lead to topical therapies to treat condition associated with adolescence | UPDATED: 08:32 GMT, 25 September 2012 Breakthrough: Viruses could be used to target and kill acne, a condition that commonly develops during adolescence Viruses could be used to treat acne, according to a new study.

Never too late to get fit: What to do in your 70s

Never too late to get fit: What to do in your 70s | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 17 September 2012 MEN: Researchers are convinced that a daily walk becomes more important the older you get, with many suggesting that 20 to 30 minutes is all that’s needed to benefit health.

Older women should skip dessert if they want to lose weight long-term

Older women should skip dessert if they want to lose weight long-term Post-menopausal women face a natural decline in energy levels which makes it harder to shed weightEating fruit and vegetables helps with weight-loss long-term | UPDATED: 14:39 GMT, 28 August 2012 Losing weight can be especially tricky for post-menopausal women as they face a natural decline in energy levels.

Boy,12, burns cross into his back using SALT and ICE after learning about dangerous new craze on YouTube

Boy, 12, burns cross into his back using SALT and ICE after learning about dangerous new craze on YouTube The “Salt and Ice Challenge” is the latest ill-advised fad to sweep the internet A Pittsburgh boy was left with second degree burns after learning about it on YouTube and FacebookHis mother has spoken out to warn other parents of the “game”