Getting holiday jabs? Why it"s essential to get a good night"s sleep afterwards

Having holiday jabs Why it's essential to get a good night's sleep afterwards People were 11.5 times less likely to be protected by vaccine if they had fewer than six hours sleep compared to those who had more than seven | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 1 August 2012 If you're due to have some vaccinations before your summer holidays, make sure you get a decent night's kip afterwards – it could effect whether they work or not.

One in six cancers are caused by preventable infections

One in six cancers are caused by preventable infections Cervical cancer accounted for around half of the infection-related cancers in women UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 8 May 2012 Two types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) cause around 70 per cent of all cervical cancers One in six cancers are caused by preventable infections, research shows.

Deaths from liver disease up by a quarter in a decade with 90 per cent of victims aged under 70

Deaths from liver disease up by a quarter in a decade with 90 per cent of victims aged under 70 | UPDATED: 00:59 GMT, 22 March 2012 Soaring numbers of Britons are dying from liver disease fuelled by excessive drinking and obesity, experts warn.