Heading a football "can cause brain damage"

Heading a football 'can cause brain damage and affect thinking' Heading a football is classed as a 'minor sub-concussive blow' and can cause brain damageYoung people who play the game are less able to perform some tasks requiring basic thinking skills By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 22:27 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 27 February 2013 It is well known that playing the beautiful game can increase fitness.

E numbers still found in young children"s medicines can trigger hyperactivity

E numbers still found in young children's medicines can trigger hyperactivity Drugs such as banana-flavoured penicillin can contain themUK's food watchdog only implemented voluntary banMost complied but some still put them in medicines By Jo Macfarlane PUBLISHED: 00:19 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 6 January 2013 E number which can cause hyperactivity in children is still being found in common medicines Children are being exposed to banned artificial food colourings that can trigger hyperactivity –because they are still in medicines prescribed by GPs.

Sandwich health lottery: The High Street brands with FIVE TIMES the salt and fat of their rivals

Sandwich health lottery: The High Street brands with FIVE TIMES the salt and fat of their rivalsOne chicken sandwich can have double the fat in what appears to be the same filling from a rival retailer | UPDATED: 23:36 GMT, 16 May 2012 Buying a sandwich on the high street has become a health lottery with huge differences in the levels of fat and salt in selections that appear to be the same.

Head girl, 17, died of anorexia after trying to hide four-year battle with illness from her parents

Head girl, 17, died weighing just six stone after trying to hide four-year battle with anorexia from her parents | UPDATED: 21:42 GMT, 19 April 2012 Struggle: Schoolgirl Charlotte Seddon, who struggled with anorexia for four years, pictured in 2011 A former head girl died aged 17 after struggling with anorexia for four years.

80-page guide on how to feed toddlers includes actual-size diagram the perfect PLATE

It's the super-nanny state! 80-page guide on how to feed toddlers includes actual-size diagram of the perfect PLATE We were told by David Cameron that the end of the nanny state was here and people would be trusted to use a bit of common sense. However, that appears to have been forgotten by the Department for Education and School Fund Trust which has produced an 80-page guide for people who look after pre-school children such as nursery workers on how to feed toddlers – including an actual-size diagrams of the perfect plate