Women dieters don"t eat any less yet they DO feel more guilty

Women dieters don't eat any less – they just feel guiltier about it 148 women were left alone to sample chips and apples Those who said they regularly went on diets ate just as much as the other women but felt more guilty Despite good intentions restraint eaters 'gain nothing' By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:53 GMT, 1 March 2013 Women dieters do not actually cut the amount they eat and simply end up feeling guilty about food, according to new research.

Babies begin learning language from their mothers while they"re still in the womb

Babies begin learning language from their mothers while they're still in the womb It was previously thought they began picking up words in the first few months of lifeBut new research shows infants start to discriminate between vowel sounds before they are bornBabies tested acknowledged difference between Swedish and English By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 14:41 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:43 GMT, 2 January 2013 Babies have the capacity to learn and remember sounds of language from their mother during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy Babies start to learn language before they are even born, scientists have discovered.

Expectant mothers more likely to suffer from depression if stressed while pregnant

Expectant mothers more likely to suffer from depression if stressed while pregnantOhio State University carried out the study on rat mothers Those stressed twice a day showed 'depressive-like symptoms' Mental perks associated with pregnancy were also 'negated' by chronic stress | UPDATED: 05:23 GMT, 15 October 2012 Chronic stress during pregnancy can cause depression, a new study has found.

Fast food children ¿develop lower IQs¿: Junk diet has a lasting effect, warn experts

Fast food children ‘develop lower IQs’: Junk diet has a lasting effect, warn expertsLower socio-economic status linked to more children having fast food, leading to lower intelligence By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 23:44 GMT, 3 October 2012 | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 3 October 2012 Children given more fast food meals will grow up to have a lower IQ than those who regularly eat freshly-cooked meals, according to a study.

Man’s TRUE best friend: Dogs really do console us when we cry – and they treat strangers with just as much empathy

Man”s TRUE best friend: How dogs can respond to our emotions more than other humans Study at Goldsmiths University shows dogs will spot crying people and approach and nuzzle Behaviour seems hardwired based on thousands of years of “best friend” partnershipEven strangers get the same level of concern as a dog”s owner

Could a simple eye test spot the early stages of Alzheimer"s?

Could a simple eye test spot the early stages of Alzheimer's Researchers found sufferers of the disease struggled with light tracking part of eye test'Potentially exciting' results could lead to new screening process | UPDATED: 12:21 GMT, 24 August 2012 A simple eye test could give early warning of people susceptible to Alzheimer's, it was claimed today.

Need a cigarette? How going for a jog could ease your cravings

Need a cigarette How going for a jog could ease your cravings Exercise may serve as a good distraction while also boosting a person's mood, say experts | UPDATED: 08:06 GMT, 27 August 2012 Beat those cravings: Jogging may prove a good distraction from smoking Smokers who are trying to cut down or quit should work out the next time their cravings threaten to overcome them, say researchers.

Diabetes sufferers "could through bereavement process" after diagnosis

Diabetes sufferers 'go through bereavement process' after diagnosis It can take sufferers up to 18 years to feel 'in control' of condition if they don't receive support | UPDATED: 10:00 GMT, 17 July 2012 Diabetes sufferers have a 'bereavement-style' response to finding out they have the condition, a study suggests.