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.

Does Wii work? Study shows virtual boxing, bowling and dancing do not help children with exercise requirements

Does Wii work Study shows virtual boxing, bowling and dancing do not help children with exercise requirements Users of Nintendo Wii no more active than those playing video games sat down'Frankly we were shocked by the complete lack of difference,' say scientists They are billed as the perfect way to exercise and have fun, all without having to leave the comfort of your own living room.

A nasal spray for norovirus: New drug reduces chance of catching bug by half

A nasal spray for norovirus: New drug reduces chance of catching bug by half Development: The new nasal spray has been shown to halve the chance of catching norovirus A nasal spray that protects against the winter vomiting bug is being developed by scientists. It has been shown to halve the chance of catching norovirus and may be available in five years