Trying to beat the mid-life bulge? You"ve just got to find the time to walk 6,000 steps a day

Trying to beat the mid-life bulge You've just got to find the time to walk 6,000 steps a day <br>Strapping on a pedometer can lower the risk of conditions associated with the menopause, such as diabetes <br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 10:46 GMT, 22 November 2012 </p> <br><p>It is the bane of many a woman's life once she hits middle age – the dreaded spare type that refuses to shift.</p><p>Now Brazilian researchers say they they have the answer – you just need to find the time to walk 6,000 steps a day.

Are these our Martian overlords … or just “dead pixels” of a camera? Images beamed back from Curiosity lead to talk of UFOs on Mars

Curiosity Rover spots mysterious “UFO” zooming across the red planet”s horizon UFO hunters claim to have spotted lights in the Martian skyExperts insist they are nothing more than blemishes on the camera. When Curiosity first touched down on Mars, Internet pranksters were quick to mock up photographs of alien life on the alien landscape.

Donkey walks for the first time in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, after vets fit casts to her legs

Not so wonky donkey: Ass walks for the first time after vets put pink casts on her legsFoal was born prematurely, meaning her legs had not fully developedVets fitted the casts to help support her weight until they are strong enough to hold her up. This little donkey must be tickled pink that she has finally been able to take her first steps.

Baby about to die who was "saved by his mothers cuddle" astounds doctors by taking his first steps

Baby on brink of death who was 'saved by his mother's cuddle' astounds doctors by taking his first steps Adam suffered violent seizures and fell into a coma shortly after birth due to a brain infectionHe first opened his eyes when held by his mother By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:58 GMT, 26 July 2012 | UPDATED: 11:02 GMT, 26 July 2012 A baby left fighting for life was saved by his mother’s cuddle – and has stunned doctors by taking his first steps.

Woman with life-threatening brain tumour back to work weeks after op, even though doctors said recovery would take A YEAR

Amazing recovery of woman with tennis ball-sized brain tumour back to work weeks after op – despite doctors' predictions it would take at least a year 'I wanted to get back to work as soon as possible to give me something to focus on' | UPDATED: 12:28 GMT, 12 July 2012 A woman has stunned doctors by returning to work just two months after surgery to remove a massive life-threatening brain tumour.

Boy, 5, takes first steps after experimental drug shrinks huge tumour growing through his body

Boy, 5, takes first steps after experimental drug shrinks huge tumour that was spreading through his body Drug has stopped spread of tumour and Alfie has been weaned off pain medicationThe drug is more commonly used as an anti-rejection drug for kidney transplant patients'It gives us hope', say parents | UPDATED: 15:52 GMT, 10 July 2012 A five-year-old boy has taken his first steps – after a 'miracle' drug helped shrink a giant and deadly tumour that was raging through his body.

Malware meltdown: Here’s how to avoid losing internet on Monday

Will YOU lose the internet on Monday Here”s how to avoid malware meltdownHundreds of thousands of PCs still at risk worldwideFBI “ring-fenced” the virus late last year – but protection ends on MondaySee below for advice on checking if your computer has been infected