New mums need more post-natal depression checks to make sure they are bonding with their baby

New mums need more post-natal depression checks to make sure they are bonding with their babyMidwives and health visitors check on new mothers for up to six weeksAfter, they face months without a formal appraisal of how they are coping Child abuse charity The Wave Trust carried out the researchFound babies of depressed mothers likely to be 'aggressive and break law' By Andrew Levy PUBLISHED: 23:56 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 22 March 2013 New mothers should be interviewed three to four months after they give birth to check they are bonding with their babies, according to a Government-commissioned report.

Drunkorexia: Young women skip meals so they can save calories and money for drinking

Young women skip meals so they can save calories for drinking Experts found one in four female students reduce what they eat to 'make room' for alcohol calories Dangerous behaviour can lead to organ damage and long-term cognitive problems Young women are putting their health at risk by cutting calories from food in order to binge drink, experts have warned.

How you drink alcohol can affect your health as much as the quantity you consume

How you drink alcohol can affect your health as much as the quantity you consume Scientists find that consuming 14 drinks a week, averaging two a day, is beneficial for the heart, whereas 14 drinks over a weekend damages itThe study is the first to provide concrete evidence of the benefit and harm of select drinking patterns | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 31 May 2012 The way you drink alcohol can have affect your health as much as the amount you consume, according to a study.

Just one can of diet fizzy drink can increase risk of heart attack or stroke

Just one can of diet fizzy drink can increase risk of heart attack or strokeThose who drink diet soft drinks daily '43 per cent more likely' to have heart attacksCarbonated drinks can cause long-term liver damage similar that of chronic alcoholism Drinking just a single can of diet fizzy drink every day can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke, research has revealed.

Teenagers with alcoholic parents more likely to have addictive personalities

Teenagers with alcoholic parents more likely to have impulsive and addictive personalities Adolescents with a family history of alcoholism were more likely to risk money in a game of Wheel of FortuneHoped findings will help develop prevention strategies Teenagers with a family history of alcoholism are more likely to develop similar addictions because of the way their brains are wired, say scientists. They found such adolescents exhibited more impulsive behaviour, a trait associated with alcohol abuse. It is now hoped the findings will help develop more effective prevention strategies and treatment for different high-risk populations