How booze plays havoc with your rest: Alcohol reduces amount of time spent in deep sleep

How booze plays havoc with your rest: Alcohol reduces amount of time spent in deep sleep It helps you get to sleep quicker but rest is disrupted, report findsThe more alcohol consumed, the less deep sleep takes placeAlcohol should not be used as sleeping aid, researchers warn By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:58 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 23 January 2013 Alcohol may help you fall asleep but it leads to a disrupted night’s rest, scientists reported yesterday.

Mother-of-two unable to eat for TWO YEARS shrinks to size zero after being struck down by rare illness which has paralysed her stomach

Mother-of-two left unable to eat for TWO YEARS and shrinks to size zero after suffering from paralysed stomach Doctors first misdiagnosed mother, 30, with stomach bug followed by anorexiaA stomach pacemaker failed to ease her condition and she is now fed via a tube twice a day | UPDATED: 14:35 GMT, 10 July 2012 A mother-of-two has been unable to eat a single meal for two years – after developing a rare condition that has paralysed her stomach.

Why Scots die younger: It"s down to smoking, drinking and a poor diet (but higher deprivation caused by decades of poor political decisions…

Why Scots die younger: It's down to smoking, drinking and a poor diet (but higher deprivation caused by decades of poor political decisions doesn't help) | UPDATED: 16:53 GMT, 30 May 2012 Scotland's shorter life expectancy is not just due to higher rates of smoking and drinking and a poor diet but is also the result of decades of bad political decisions, according to researchers.

Why women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock

Why women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock | UPDATED: 23:04 GMT, 23 May 2012 Women trying to have babies need to think about their body clock as well as their biological clock, according to new research.