Stand up in the office to lose weight and boost circulation, says expert

Stand up in the office to lose weight and boost circulation, says expert Standing for 3 hours a day can burn 8lbs of fat a yearHigher desks suggested to stop workers sitting all dayWriter Ernest Hemingway was a fan of standing while writing found sitting down too long increases your risk of dying within a few years – even if you are already physically active.

Dying of a broken heart: New research discovers emotional turmoil can narrow the arteries, leading to cardiac arrest

Yes, you CAN die of a broken heart – emotional turmoil can narrow the arteries, leading to cardiac arrest | UPDATED: 15:58 GMT, 15 October 2012 It has long been claimed that people have died from a broken heart.

Olympics: So THAT"S why the athletes are covered in sticky tape!

So THAT'S why Olympic stars are covered in sticky tape! | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 What is that brightly coloured tape some of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been sporting on their bodies It might look like something an electrician would use, but it is, in fact, kinesiology tape — the latest must-have accessory designed to relieve injury.

Becky Bellworthy, 20, becomes youngest British woman to conquer Everest

Medical student, 20, becomes youngest British woman to conquer Everest despite suffering a stroke on her first attempt Becky Bellworthy had to be carried 4,000 feet down the mountain by a sherpa after being left paralysed just 9,000 feet from the summitAfter months spent recovering and despite warnings from doctors not to attempt it again, she did and reached the summit | UPDATED: 14:38 GMT, 28 August 2012 A medical student has become the youngest British woman to conquer Everest despite suffering a life-threatening stroke on her first attempt – at 20,000 feet.

Twincredible! Sisters born with rare life-theatening condition that meant they shared the same blood make remarkable recovery

Twincredible! Sisters born with life-threatening condition that meant they shared the same blood in the womb make remarkable recovery | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 12 June 2012 Identical twin sisters born with a rare, life-theatening condition have made a remarkable recovery.

Baby Cerys Small kept alive by Viagra after battling through 3 heart operations

The baby girl being kept alive by Viagra after battling through three heart operations Viagra was initially designed as a heart drug, before scientists realised it could treat sexual dysfunction A baby girl is being kept alive by Viagra after bravely battling through three open heart operations.