End of the diabetes jab? Scientists find insulin-boosting hormone that could do away with daily injections

End of the diabetes jab Scientists find insulin-boosting hormone that could do away with daily injections A newly discovered hormone – betatrophin – could revolutionise the treatment of type 2 diabetesIt could halt the development of the conditionIn mice the hormone was shown to increase the number of insulin-producing beta cells up to 30-fold By Fiona Macrae Science Correspondent PUBLISHED: 16:00 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:47 GMT, 25 April 2013 Diabetics could be freed from the need to inject themselves by the development of a once-a-year drug Millions of diabetics could be freed from having to inject themselves several times a day by a once-a-year drug.

Malala Yousafzai discharged from hospital just FIVE days after having a double operation to repair her skull

Taliban shooting victim Malala is discharged from hospital just FIVE days after having a double operation to repair her skull 15-year-old was fitted with titanium plate to repair skull shattered by bulletAlso fitted with cochlear implant to help her recover hearing in left ear Medical team decided she was well enough to be discharged yesterdayWill now continue rehab at home and visit hospital an an outpatient By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:29 GMT, 8 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:10 GMT, 8 February 2013 Malala Yousufzai, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, has been discharged from hospital just five days after having a double operation to repair her skull shattered by the bullet.

Olympics 2012 Chris Hoy: His intense workout regime and diet

The intense workout regime and diet of Sir Chris Hoy: Secrets of an Olympic body | UPDATED: 00:39 GMT, 24 July 2012 One of sir Chris Hoy's gym exercises involves him pushing weights of 35st Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy, who won three gold medals at the Beijing Games in 2008, is nicknamed Golden Thighs because of his 27in legs that will hopefully power him to yet another gold in London.

Grubby changing rooms and embarrassment at getting sweaty in front of boys mean PE lessons are putting girls off exercise for life

Grubby changing rooms and embarrassment at getting sweaty in front of boys mean PE lessons are putting girls off exercise for lifeHalf complained they were ‘forced’ into doing team sports, such as hockey and netballA third said PE was geared towards the sportiest and a fifth ‘felt like their body was on show' By Katherine Faulkner PUBLISHED: 00:56 GMT, 2 May 2012 | UPDATED: 06:52 GMT, 2 May 2012 Struggling to stick to your fitness regime Instead of blaming a long day or hectic schedule, it seems you may need to look a little further back in time.