The simple solution to screen fatigue: Scientists say 20 seconds of BLINKING can stop computer users getting eye strain

The simple solution to screen fatigue: Scientists say 20 seconds of BLINKING can stop computer users getting eye strain By Mark Prigg PUBLISHED: 19:42 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 14 March 2013 Researchers have come up with a simple exercise they claim could stop computer users getting eye strain.

Exhausted junior doctors working 100 hours a week are putting patients" lives at risk

Exhausted junior doctors working 100 hours a week are putting patients' lives at risk Some of the 55,000 junior doctors are working double the legal limit of 48 hours a week12 and 13 hour shifts are not usual, warn researchersMany hospitals are relying on trainee doctors to provide care without adequate supervision By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 14 February 2013 Many trainee doctors are 'tired and stressed' because of shift patterns which flout European laws on working hours Patients are being put at risk as exhausted junior doctors work for 100 hours a week, a new report suggests.

How to break the news of a chronic health condition to a loved one

When should I tell Mr Right there's something wrong How to break the news of a chronic health condition to a loved one | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 13 October 2012 When is the right moment in a relationship to reveal that you have a chronic health condition I happen to have multiple sclerosis (MS).

British workers "are the most depressed in Europe" as one in four is diagnosed with the illness

British workers 'are the most depressed in Europe' as one in four is diagnosed with the illness European survey found 26% of British workers diagnosed with depressionBritons and Germans took the most time off as a result – 41 days on average | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 1 October 2012 British workers are the most likely to be diagnosed with depression in Europe, a survey has found.

Too fat for slimming class… woman who was turned away from NHS programme because

The woman who was too fat for slimming class: Grandmother's anger as NHS tells her she need to lose weight to join diet scheme Belinda Clayton applied to weight-loss scheme through her GP but was told she was too heavy to take partLocal PCT said initiative was a pilot scheme and they had restricted entry to those with a BMI of 30 to 35 – Mrs Clayton's measurement was 35.07Mrs Clayton described the decision to exclude her as 'bonkers'She will now pay for Slimming World sessions instead | UPDATED: 15:18 GMT, 1 October 2012 Determined: Belinda Clayton from Binchester, wanted to join the 'weigh-less scheme' after it was recommended by a friend A grandmother-of-two has spoken of her outrage after she was turned down by an NHS weight loss programme because she was ‘too fat’.

British workers are most depressed in Europe

British workers 'are the most depressed in Europe' European survey found 26% of British workers diagnosed with depressionBritons and Germans took the most time off as a result – 41 days on average | UPDATED: 12:01 GMT, 1 October 2012 British workers are the most likely to be diagnosed with depression in Europe, a survey has found.

Viruses "are not to blame for ME": Study rules out old theory "once and for all"

Viruses 'are not to blame for ME': Study rules out old theory 'once and for all' Researchers thought bugs in blood may trigger illnessBut experts say latest study proves this was wrongInvestigation done at New York's Columbia University | UPDATED: 06:42 GMT, 18 September 2012 The debilitating condition ME is not caused by viruses, according to a study which claims to dismiss this theory ‘once and for all’.

Sleeping pills "don"t work for four out of 10 Britons with insomnia"

Sleeping pills ‘don’t work for four out of 10 Britons with insomnia’ Study shows cognitive behavioural therapy more effective | UPDATED: 22:49 GMT, 9 September 2012 Four in ten adults who take sleeping pills find they fail to help their insomnia, a survey has found.

Sleep disorder already linked to obesity and diabetes "can double risk of fatal cancer"

Sleep disorder already linked to obesity and diabetes 'can double risk of fatal cancer' The largest study of its kind found that sufferers with the highest oxygen deprivation were at the greatest risk | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 4 September 2012 People with sleep apnoea, which causes snoring and dangerous pauses in breathing at night, could be twice as likely to die of cancer as those who sleep soundly.

The 60p injection that can boost your flagging energy

The 60p injection that can boost your flagging energy | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 21 August 2012 No energy It could be down to vitamin B12 deficiency Martyn Hooper thought he knew exactly what it felt like to be tired — it was the warm, ready for bed feeling that came after one of his three-day walks in the hills or a busy time in his job as a college lecturer and A-level examiner.