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London 2012 Olympics- Britain must seize upon success to keep healthy legacy alive

Britain’s success at the London Olympics must be seized on to improve sport in schools and communities and guarantee future victories, top athletes and government ministers urge.Teachers should bring back competition in every school and more people should volunteer at local sports clubs if the legacy of the Games was not to be lost, they […]

Sleeping for more than nine hours may help weight loss

Sleeping for more than nine hours a night may help those with a genetic predisposition to being overweight stay healthy, a study suggests. A study of twins has found that sleeping for less than seven hours a night was linked to higher bodyweights and a greater susceptibility to genetic factors that influence weight. However the […]

Positive outlook on life linked to lower risk of heart attacks

Having a positive attitude to life may reduce the risk of having a heart attack or stroke a major review of research has found.People who are able to enjoy simple pleasures, have a sunny disposition and positive outlook on life are less likely to have heart attacks and strokes, it has been found. It was […]

Women who meet husbands while on pill have happier and longer marriages

Women who are using the contraceptive pill when they first meet their future husband are less attracted to them but are more likely to have a lasting and happy marriage, according to a new study.Marriages last on average two years longer if the female partner is on the pill when the pair share their first […]