Exercise "interventions" make no difference to overweight children

Exercise 'interventions' make no difference to overweight children Extra-curricular exercise sessions found to make little impact on children's daily activityExperts suggest diet and healthy eating are key to tackling childhood obesity | UPDATED: 14:39 GMT, 28 September 2012 Making overweight children to do more physical activity won't help them to shed the pounds, according to a British study.

Good news for tired mums: Dummies DON"T interfere with breastfeeding

Good news for tired mums: Dummies DON'T interfere with breastfeeding | UPDATED: 16:10 GMT, 30 April 2012 Pacified: Dummies were not found to discourage babies from breast feeding in two randomised controlled trials Many mothers use dummies to soothe their tired or cranky baby while fearing that the action could put their child off breast feeding.

Brain cancer vaccine made from patients" own tumours extends life by a year

Brain cancer vaccine made from patients' own tumours extends life by a year | UPDATED: 19:47 GMT, 17 April 2012 A new vaccine, made with a patient's own tumour, alongside standard treatment has been found to extend the life of brain cancer sufferers by up to a year A personalised brain cancer vaccine made from patients' own tumours has been shown to extend life by more than a year.

Passing electric current through the brain "lifts half of patients from depression"

Passing electric current through the brain 'lifts half of patients from depression' | UPDATED: 21:10 GMT, 8 March 2012 Passing electric currents through the brain has been found to lift half of patients out of depression, according to a new study.

Do diet supplements help you lose weight? Fat chance!

Do diet supplements help you lose weight Fat chance! Study found few 'wonder pills' had randomised clinical trials to back up dietary claims Weight loss: Impossible without reducing calories and exercising, says Professor Melinda Manore after studying a range of diet pills Diet supplements advertised as amazing fat burners or craving quashers, should be treated with extreme skepticism, according to one nutrition expert.