Live fast, die younger: Actors, singers and sportsman "die seven and a half years before other high achievers"

Live fast, die younger: Actors, singers and sportsman 'die seven and a half years before other high achievers'Analysis of successful people found those in the public eye died youngerElvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix and more did not realise their potential Young people considering chasing fame 'may face early death' By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 00:16 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 18 April 2013 Stars such as Kurt Cobain, formerly of hit grunge band Nirvana, are more likely to die young, according to new research Fame really does have a price, research shows.

Why 30 is the new 45: We"re so unhealthy that we"re 15 years OLDER than our parents were at the same age

Why 30 is really 45: We're so unhealthy that we're 15 years OLDER than our parents were at the same age Today's adults are more likely to suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes because of poor healthMen in their 30s were 20% more likely to be overweight than in previous generations, Dutch researchers found Women in their 20s are twice as likely to be obese By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:47 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:47 GMT, 10 April 2013 Today's adults are so unhealthy they are 15 years 'older' than their parents and grandparents at the same age, researchers say.

Kingsman Dave Shaw shot dead in Afghanistan saves 4 lives with his donated organs

Soldier shot dead in Afghanistan saves four lives with his donated organs Kingsman Dave Shaw, 23, became 440th British soldier to die in Afghanistan His donated organs saved the lives of seriously ill patients in Birmingham Despite their suffering, his parents believe he died for worthy cause , and his family said he relished the extra responsibility his veteran status afforded him.

Olympic star Jessica Ennis: "Girls are put off becoming athletes because they worry about being too muscly"

Olympic star Jessica Ennis: 'Girls are put off becoming athletes because they worry about being too muscly'The heptathlete admitted she too was concerned about weight training and had to be reassured by her coach She tells girls 'sport and being strong is good' | UPDATED: 07:40 GMT, 27 November 2012 Olympic heroine Jessica Ennis believes young girls are being put off sport because will end up being too muscular.

Older women need specially designed sports bras as breasts are "less bouncy"

Older women need specially designed sports bras as breasts are 'less bouncy' Expert likened breasts of women aged 45 to 65 to 'older elastic bands'Older women's breast tissue less flexibleFindings could lead to specially designed bras for mature women | UPDATED: 13:17 GMT, 24 September 2012 Older women experienced less breast movement when working out Older women may need specially designed sports bras because their breasts don’t bounce like younger women.

Women over 50 "just as likely to suffer from eating disorders as teenagers"

Women over 50 'just as likely to suffer from eating disorders as teenagers'3.5% reported binge eating, while 8% admitted purging62% claimed weight negatively impacted on their lifeOver-75s can still suffer eating problems, study finds | UPDATED: 04:15 GMT, 21 June 2012 They are commonly seen as issues faced predominantly by teenagers and young women.

Cataplexy: Rare disorder means mother collapses every time she expresses strong emotion

The mother who cannot laugh or love: Rare disorder means she collapses every time she expresses strong emotion During an attack Kelly can see and hear but her body is temporarily paralysed Attacks can last anything from a few seconds to an hour | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 18 April 2012 A woman with a rare condition that means she collapses every time she laughs fears she may have passed the rare illness onto her young son.

Screening of breast cancer more successful at cutting deaths than drugs, study finds

Breast screening saves far more lives than it harms as study finds mammograms slash cancer deaths by a third The screening programme costs 96 million a year in England Mammograms can create 'false positives' leading to needless breast removal | UPDATED: 15:21 GMT, 21 March 2012 Breast cancer screening has cut deaths from the disease by almost a third, according to new research.

Farewell to Botox? Why more (and ever younger) women are opting to go back under the knife

Rise of the has she or hasn't she facelift: Farewell to Botox Why more (and ever younger) women are opting to go back under the knife By Leah Hardy PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 10 March 2012 UPDATED: 22:01 GMT, 10 March 2012 Has she, or hasn’t she Whatever one thinks of Louise Mensch, bestselling chick-lit author and glamorous Conservative MP, you have to admit her jawline is enviably taut for a woman of 40.