Scientists fear for cod stocks as study reveals there are 100 adult fish in the North Sea

Scientists fear for cod stocks as study reveals there are just 100 adult fish in the North Sea Cod can live for 25 years and become more fertile with ageScientists want quotas slashed so fish numbers can be restored . There are fewer than 100 adult cod in the North Sea because of decades of overfishing, it was revealed today.

Meet the Face-Kini, the latest craze to hit China’s beaches as bathers wear masks to beat the sun’s harmful rays

Meet the “Face-Kini”, the latest craze to hit China”s beaches as bathers wear masks to beat the sun”s harmful rays The name describes a protective head mask that is being used along Shandong province”s East China Sea coast Used by beach-goers who want to protect their skin from the sunThe colourful masks sell for 15 to 25 yuan (1£ to to 2.50£)

Manmade climate change is driving outbreak of tummy bugs in Europe, claim scientists

Manmade climate change may be driving tummy bug outbreaks in Europe, claim scientists Vibrio bacteria, which is normally found growing in warm and tropical waters, now thrives in the Baltic Sea Bacteria strains will multiply as seas warm, predict researchers The bacteria causes illnesses from cholera to gastroenteritis | UPDATED: 09:55 GMT, 23 July 2012 Tummy troubles: There is increasing concern that climate change may be driving bacterial waterborne infectious diseases Climate change is driving the growth of a group of water-borne bacteria in northern Europe that can cause illnesses from cholera to gastroenteritis.

Young mum Sasha Kennedy downs almost SIX GALLONS of water every day

Young mother 26, drinks 25 LITRES of water a day… but doctors have no idea whySasha Kennedy downs almost six gallons during a 24-hour periodThe mother-of-two – who says she has no health problems – wakes up several times a night to sip water and go to the toiletShe claims to have left a job because the quality of the company's tap water was not good enough | UPDATED: 14:10 GMT, 11 July 2012 A young mother has revealed her bizarre addiction to drinking water – downing up to 25 litres per day.

Why don"t GPS warn you that statins can harm your memory?

Why don't GPS warn you that statins can harm your memory | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 2 April 2012 Seven million people in Britain have been prescribed statins John Holliday had been on a higher 40mg dose of cholesterol pills for only a few weeks when he started to lose his concentration.