Of mice and muscle men: study finds brawn burns fat

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Lifting weights

In a recent study, mice with genetically modified muscles have shown US scientists weight training burns fat just as effectively as aerobics does.

Published in the February issue of Cell Metabolism, the study by researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, genetically programmed the mice so their muscles resembled those of bodybuilders. (read more)

Pricey police budget under review

Ward 6 Councillor Branscombe believes LPS could manage with less

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

With the London Police Service’s budget up for review, London City Council has an important decision on its hands.

The choice between the highly valued police force, and the tax hikes necessary for its improvement, is a divisive issue amongst council members. (read more)

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