Children as young as 10 are at risk of skin cancer from using sunbeds

Children as young as 10 are at risk of skin cancer from using sunbeds due to tanning salons not being regulated Survey revealed two thirds of salon operators in U.S state would allow kids as young as 10 to use sunbedsSunbed use increases the risk of most deadly form of skin cancer by up to 75%Children are at greater risk of doing long-term damage as they have thinner, more delicate skin By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:03 GMT, 25 February 2013 Children as young as 10 are at risk of skin cancer by using sunbeds, a worrying report has found.

Stand up before you keel over: Sitting increases risk of dying in three years by 40%

Stand up before you keel over: Sitting increases risk of dying in three years by 40% | UPDATED: 10:46 GMT, 27 March 2012 Sitting down for 11 hours or more per day increases your chances of dying within three years – whether you're physically active or not.

Rest and recuperate? Hospital rooms can be as noisy as chainsaws, reveals study

Rest and recuperate Hospital rooms can be as noisy as chainsaws, reveals study Noise levels in study hospital exceeded recommended levels even at night Relaxing Many patients complain it is difficult to recuperate in noisy wards Hospital rooms are notorious for being noisy – but a new study has revealed that sound levels may sometimes spike to nearly that of a chainsaw. 'The hospital environment is certainly not a restful environment,' said study leader Vineet Arora, at the University of Chicago. In a study of about 100 adult patients at their medical centre, she and her colleagues found that noise levels in patient rooms at night tended to be lower than during the day, but almost always exceeded recommendations for average and maximum noise level