Taking vitamin D and calcium WON"T prevent broken bones, say leading experts

Taking vitamin D and calcium WON'T prevent broken bones, say leading experts Taking typical supplement dose provides no benefits for average post-menopausal women, finds U.S task forceBut those at high risk of weak bones should consult their doctor By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:31 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 26 February 2013 The NHS recommends people over 65 take a daily vitamin D supplement Older women who pop vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent broken bones may be taking them in vain, according to leading experts.

Using illegal drugs "is like eating junk food or gambling": Row as charity calls for a softer line on cannabis

Using illegal drugs 'is like eating junk food or gambling': Row as charity calls for a softer line on cannabis Taking cannabis classed as another 'risky' behaviour like a poor diet, finds the UK Drug Policy CommissionIndependent advisory body say growing cannabis for personal use should not be a criminal offence | UPDATED: 07:11 GMT, 15 October 2012 Taking drugs is just like eating junk food, a controversial report claims today.

"No evidence" that mobile phones damage health: new comprehensive review claims

'No evidence' that mobile phones damage your health, unless you use them while driving Children should still be discouraged from excessive phone useDriving while using a mobile remains the only established health risk | UPDATED: 00:21 GMT, 26 April 2012 Convincing evidence that mobile phones damage health is yet to surface despite an 'explosion' in research – a new study claims.

Hackers target website of Britain"s biggest abortion provider

Copycat hackers target website of Britain's biggest abortion provider British Pregnancy Advisory Service say women's records were not at risk | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 19 April 2012 Copycat hackers around the world have targeted Britain’s biggest abortion provider since a computer expert was arrested for breaking into the charity’s website.

Pregnancy charity launches brazen adverts for the "standby" morning-after pill ahead of Christmas party season

Pregnancy charity launches brazen adverts for the “standby” morning-after pill ahead of Christmas party seasonWomen will be encouraged to claim free pill by filling in online form This is the lurid advert encouraging women to stock up on the morning-after pill over the party season. It is part of a campaign launched by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service to try to reduce the numbers of unwanted pregnancies that traditionally increase at this time of year.