Heartbreak as terminally ill toddler who delivered his parents' wedding rings in his toy car loses battle with leukaemia Charlie Harris-Beard had battled leukaemia since April 2011His parents brought forward their wedding when he was given weeks to liveWas his father's best man and drove rings down the aisle in his toy carLast ditch attempt to save him using experimental drugs failed last yearToday after he died his parents said 'heaven had gained another angel' /12/28/article-2254286-168D53CB000005DC-545_306x452.jpg” width=”306″ height=”452″ alt=”Courage: Charlie drove the rings down the ailse” class=”blkBorder” /> Courage: Charlie drove the rings down the ailse Today, his older sister Ellie Louise, 12, told his 45,000 Facebook fans around the world he had finally lost his battle at 2.04pm, surrounded by family and friends.
Exercise 'interventions' make no difference to overweight children Extra-curricular exercise sessions found to make little impact on children's daily activityExperts suggest diet and healthy eating are key to tackling childhood obesity | UPDATED: 14:39 GMT, 28 September 2012 Making overweight children to do more physical activity won't help them to shed the pounds, according to a British study.
Let them eat cake Giving small doses of egg to children 'can cure allergy' Immunotherapy should not be attempted outside strictly controlled research conditions | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 19 July 2012 Quiche, omelettes and pasta could be back on the menu for children with egg allergies, after scientists developed an effective exposure therapy.
A weighty warning to ladies who lunch: Those who eat out regularly lose fewer pounds | UPDATED: 03:00 GMT, 13 July 2012 Next time you meet the girls for lunch and joke about putting the diet on hold for an hour, here’s something to bear in mind.
Alternative treatments 'may be dangerous' says complementary medicines expert, as studies fail to mention adverse effects Half of chiropractic treatment trials in study failed to mention if there were any adverse effects | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 14 May 2012 Alternative treatments may appear safer then they actually are, because studies fail to report adverse effects, according to the UK's only professor of complementary medicine.
Good news for tired mums: Dummies DON'T interfere with breastfeeding | UPDATED: 16:10 GMT, 30 April 2012 Pacified: Dummies were not found to discourage babies from breast feeding in two randomised controlled trials Many mothers use dummies to soothe their tired or cranky baby while fearing that the action could put their child off breast feeding.
Passing electric current through the brain 'lifts half of patients from depression' | UPDATED: 21:10 GMT, 8 March 2012 Passing electric currents through the brain has been found to lift half of patients out of depression, according to a new study.
Thinking of babies in hats (and other feelgood thoughts) makes you healthier, say scientists Taking brief moments to savour life helps patients make better decisions about their health, according to a new report.