Why a heart attack during exercise is less likely to kill

Why having a heart attack while you're doing exercise is less likely to kill than if you're a couch potato Survival rates for exercisers 45 per cent compared with 15 per cent of those who did not | UPDATED: 23:46 GMT, 26 August 2012 Benefit: You are three times as likely to survive a heart attack during exercise, a study shows People who suffer a cardiac arrest during exercise are three times more likely to survive, a study has revealed.

No larger than a golf ball, this baby armadillo is melting everyone’s hearts (except for the ants, of course)

No larger than a tennis ball, this baby armadillo is melting everyone”s hearts (except for the ants, of course) These are the adorable pictures of the latest addition to a family of armadillos, small enough to fit into your breast pocket.

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.

Me and my operation: How a teaspoon of my own blood banished years of foot pain

Me and my operation: How a teaspoon of my own blood banished years of foot pain | UPDATED: 21:28 GMT, 16 April 2012 Patients with conditions such as tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis, which triggers pain under the heel, are being injected with their own blood to boost healing.

Mother"s fight for survival after pain diagnosed as tennis elbow turned out to be flesh-eating bug

Don’t worry, it’s just tennis elbow! Woman falls into coma and almost dies after doctors fail to spot flesh-eating bugNecrotising fasciitis is often referred to as the 'flesh-eating bug' as it destroys skin tissue as it spreadsThe rare infection kills three quarters of its victims while 20 per cent need limb amputation The chances of Kate White contracting the killer bacteria are the same as being struck by lightning – 10,000 to one A young mother is lucky to be alive after the sore arm doctors diagnosed as tennis elbow was in fact a deadly flesh eating bug.

Fat-zapping wand that vaporizes the pain of dodgy knees

Fat-zapping wand that vaporizes the pain of dodgy knees It was recently reported that six out of ten women over 50 have knee pain — either with exercise or just climbing stairs. But it also affects younger people of both sexes. Simon Evans, 21, a biology student, from Epping in Essex, had a new procedure to relieve the pain