The danger food dunces: 77% of Britons fail IQ test on hidden salt, sugar and fat By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:07 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 3 January 2013 Britons are unaware of the high levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat hidden in their favourite foods, a survey has revealed.
Can people grow horns (and other bizarre questions doctors are asked) | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 29 September 2012 Have you ever wondered if chocolate really does give you spots, or just how much of our brains we actually use In an extract from his new book of weird and wonderful health trivia, writer DAVID HAVILAND reveals the answers to these questions, and other bizarre facts from the world of medical science.
Dark Knight gunman “forced to wear a face guard in prison after spitting at officers” Gunman”s mother admits she feared he was disturbed for yearsSources: Police placed evidence bags on James Holmes” hands after his arrest and he pretended they were puppetsGunman had previously received $26,000 federal education grant Jail workers said he was not on medication during court appearanceVictim set to launch first lawsuit against movie theater, Holmes” doctors and Warner Brothers for not preventing horrific attack
Meet the Angel Faces: How severely burned girls from all over the world learn to cope with life at annual retreat | UPDATED: 06:53 GMT, 6 July 2012 The room rings out with the cruel nicknames that have haunted the teenagers for years: Crusty crab.
Testosterone makes women want to pleasure themselves rather than have sex | UPDATED: 16:59 GMT, 22 June 2012 Libido lift Women who had higher levels of testosterone were more likely to pleasure themselves It has long been assumed that men typically want to have sex more often than women because they have higher levels of testosterone.
Scientists could soon screen unborn babies for 3,500 genetic disorders, raising fears of an increase in abortions PUBLISHED: 00:31 GMT, 7 June 2012 | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 7 June 2012 Thousands of genetic disorders in unborn babies could soon be identified without the need for risky and invasive tests – raising fears of an oncrease in the number of abortions.
Is this the world”s cutest cat Heart-meltingly adorable animal caught on camera playing on a chair. Meet Ksenia, a Scottish Fold feline from Russia and what thousands of internet users are calling the world”s cutest cat.
Obesity 'could harm the brain as well as the heart', say researchers | UPDATED: 10:33 GMT, 22 March 2012 Prevention of obesity could be important for the prevention of cognitive decline or dementia Those who are overweight in later life aren't just putting their physical health at risk – researchers have found they are more likely to experience cognitive decline as well.
Lost in daydreams It could be a sign you're intelligent as absent-minded children have sharper brains | UPDATED: 02:43 GMT, 17 March 2012 Sharper minds: Children who are constantly distracted are able to hold far more information than their diligent peers People whose minds wander might actually have sharper brains.