Doctors treating the unidentified girl (file pic used), from Houston, Texas, said her parents were also obese and the family had ‘poor nutritional habits‘ and ‘uncontrolled‘ intake of calories and fats.
A study by Cambridge University scientists and published in the influential Cochrane Library is the most conclusive evidence to date that people do eat more if they have bigger portions in front of them.
University College London experts have found a drug used in abortions and an osteoporosis pill may lower the risk of breast cancer in women genetically prone to the disease, like actress Angelina Jolie (pictured).
In 1990 Matty Mintern was hit by a car and left in a persistent vegetative state. In 1998, after years of caring for him, his mother Margaret asked the courts if he could be allowed to die as a last act of love.