A lack of sleep can reduce a man's sperm count by a THIRDPrevious studies have linked poor sleep to heart disease and cancer but now fertility has been linked Researchers found that testicles shrank and sperm production decreased in sleep-deprived men May be that lack of sleep affects testosterone levels By Pat Hagan and Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 12:35 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:19 GMT, 25 April 2013 Sleep problems can drastically lower the fertility of young men, warns a study.
Pictured: Killer whale”s mysterious horror gash prompts fresh fury over the treatment of animals at SeaWorldNakai, an 11-year-old performing whale suffered gash to the chin which left its jawbone exposed Park claims it happened when he hit the side of the poolHowever reports claim Nakai may have been in a fight with two other whalesPeta accuse SeaWorld of housing killer whales together incompatibly, a violation of the Animal Welfare Act By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 11:07 GMT, 1 October 2012| UPDATED: 06:35 GMT, 2 October 2012 A performing Killer Whale suffered a horrific injury which left its jawbone exposed at a SeaWorld theme park, prompting fury from animal rights groups.
Spraying alive: From liquid plasters to spray-on tooth enamel, how a little squirt can now work miracles | UPDATED: 23:03 GMT, 27 August 2012 Sprays are a constant feature in our daily lives — they make us smell sweet, keep our kitchens sparkling and fix our hair.
Pearly whites: Perfect smiles start with protecting your child's milk teeth | UPDATED: 21:14 GMT, 30 June 2012 Setting up a good routine for dental hygiene early on should put children on the right path for caring for their teeth as they grow up, as well as creating a healthy environment for their adult teeth to grow in to.
Your supermarket 'bag for life' can give you food poisoning…so put it in your washing machine to kill the bugs! | UPDATED: 00:47 GMT, 10 April 2012 Many of us fuss over a clean loo and kitchen sink, but what about the other household items we use every day Experts reveal the neglected areas you should be spring cleaning to MATTHEW BARBOUR…
Mother really DOES know best: Children who eat lunch at home 'at lower risk of obesity' Children who have their meals at home enjoy a healthier diet and are at lower risk from obesity than their peers, researchers say.
Obesity could be INFECTIOUS: Gut microbe imbalance is catching, study finds We all know of couples who piled on the pounds once they married and fat friends who seem to encourage each others bad eating habits.
Rest and recuperate Hospital rooms can be as noisy as chainsaws, reveals study Noise levels in study hospital exceeded recommended levels even at night Relaxing Many patients complain it is difficult to recuperate in noisy wards Hospital rooms are notorious for being noisy – but a new study has revealed that sound levels may sometimes spike to nearly that of a chainsaw. 'The hospital environment is certainly not a restful environment,' said study leader Vineet Arora, at the University of Chicago. In a study of about 100 adult patients at their medical centre, she and her colleagues found that noise levels in patient rooms at night tended to be lower than during the day, but almost always exceeded recommendations for average and maximum noise level
Nurses must be told to 'talk to patients': PM's intervention is a damning indictment of care on our hospital wardsNurses should check whether patients need help at least once an hourDavid Cameron says quality of care has been hit by the stifling bureaucracy Focus on care: David Cameron will say nurses need to check up on patients at least every hour David Cameron is urging nurses to speak to patients at least once an hour. As he pledges to reverse the declining standard of NHS care in a major speech today, the Prime Minister will say too few nurses understand that caring is their main job, and that everything else comes second
Families” anger over failure of dementia care after damning revelations about poor standards The first National Audit of Dementia found a ‘picture of low levels of performance’ in hospitals, with poorly trained or untrained staff struggling to cope. The audit highlights the anger felt by families of dementia sufferers.