Now chocolate can be one of your five-a-day: Scientists create bars without the fat that are made from fruit juice

Now chocolate can be one of your five-a-day: Scientists create bars without the fat that are made from fruit juice Apple, orange and cranberry juice droplets replace half the fat content in the chocolateBars have the same velvety feel as normal bars but a fruity taste, University of Warwick researchers say By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 18:17 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:08 GMT, 8 April 2013 Struggling to get the kids to eat their five-a-day Scientists may well have invented a novel solution that will certainly provide a small boost to their intake – chocolate made with fruit juice.

Cash-strapped nurses facing a 60 per cent hike in professional fees they must pay in order to work

Cash-strapped nurses facing 60% hike in registration fees they must pay in order to work The nursing regulator wants to increase professional fees from £76 to £120Unions argue the increase is unfair while NHS workers are suffering pay freezesGovernment pledges £20m grant to help but some fee hike still expected | UPDATED: 11:56 GMT, 15 October 2012 The Nursing and Midwifery Council, which regulates the UK's 670,000 nurses and midwives, has proposed increasing the annual registration fee from £76 to £120 Nurses are facing a 60 per cent hike in the professional fees they must pay in order to work.

Trying to have a baby? New formula predicts woman"s chance of falling pregnant

Trying to have a baby New formula predicts woman's chance of falling pregnant The average 25-year-old woman who has been trying for six months, has a 15 per cent chance of conceiving in the next month | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 5 October 2012 A formula that predicts a woman’s chances of pregnancy has been devised by scientists.

No midwife present for 1-in-4 women at crucial moment of giving birth

No midwife present for 1-in-4 women at crucial moment of giving birth | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 12 May 2012 Pregnancy: Research shows that as many as a quarter of pregnant women claim they did not have a midwife present during crucial parts of the birth One in four women do not have a midwife present during the crucial moments of giving birth, according to a new study.

Are these Britain’s worst wedding pictures? Newlyweds devastated as photographer failed to get couple in frame and took blurry shots

Are these Britain”s worst wedding pictures Newlyweds devastated as photographers fail to get couple in frame and took blurry shots. Shots were out of focus, blurry, showed the back of guests” heads and not a single pictures of the groom”s parents was taken

The NHS has said it"s cheaper for second-time mothers to have their child at home

'Why second-time mothers should give birth at home': It's just as safe and cheaper for the NHS as well, claim experts | UPDATED: 01:04 GMT, 20 April 2012 Home births are the cheapest option for the NHS when the mother already has children, a study claims today.

Babies flick "anti-risk switch" in women but not men

Protective instinct: Women less likely to take risks around babies (even if it's not theirs) In contrast, men don't alter their risk-taking behaviour around youngsters | UPDATED: 12:16 GMT, 18 April 2012 The maternal instinct is one of the most powerful in nature – now scientists have found it applies to women even if they don't have children.

Research shows our happiness steadily increases once we pass 45

I don't believe it! Research shows our happiness steadily increases once we pass 45 | UPDATED: 07:59 GMT, 12 March 2012 There's always one exception: Although our physical quality of life goes down once we get past middle-age, our mental satisfaction 'increases' The caricature of the grumpy old man as personified by misery guts sitcom character Victor Meldrew may not be that true-to-life after all.