Bread has been "demonised by TV nutritionists and is a vital part of our daily diet"

Not a grain of truth: Bread has been 'demonised by TV nutritionists and is a vital part of our daily diet' Scientists dismiss 20 years of warnings that bread is responsible for fatigue, stomach pain, bloating and headachesPeople are going without vital vitamins and minerals that are contained in each loaf | UPDATED: 09:43 GMT, 14 September 2012 From hot buttered toast to the simple sandwich, bread was once the staple of the British diet.

UK addicted to sleeping pills: Stress-related insomnia on rise since start of the economic crunch

UK addicted to sleeping pills: Stress-related insomnia on rise since start of the economic crunchNHS spending 50million a year on the drugsThat's a rise of one-sixth over the past three yearsExperts fear patients may be getting hooked | UPDATED: 07:06 GMT, 11 May 2012 Britain has become a nation of sleeping pill addicts since the start of the economic downturn, figures revealed yesterday.

Doctors to vote on industrial action for first time in 40 years over pensions dispute

Doctors to vote on industrial action for first time in 40 years over pensions dispute Battle: Britain's doctors will be balloted on industrial action for the first time in decades as the dispute over the Government's public sector reforms escalates (file picture) Britain’s doctors are to be balloted over industrial action for the first time in nearly 40 years as the bitter dispute over the Government’s public sector reforms escalates.

Happy pill prescriptions soar to 50m as job and money fears grow

Happy pill prescriptions soar to 50m as job and money fears grow Rise in demand is believed to coincide with job losses following economic downturn A quarter of Britons are thought to suffer from mental illness every year Soaring numbers of Britons are turning to antidepressants and other pills to combat anxiety, figures show. Last year nearly 50million prescriptions were handed out, a rise of a quarter in the past four years. The most commonly prescribed drugs include citalopram hydrobromide, amitriptyline, Prozac and diazepam