Migraine

Stress at work to blame for soaring number of Britons suffering migraines Nearly 40 per cent of doctors are concerned at the number of patients suffering the chronic headache 90 per cent believe increase is related to work stressMany sufferers also don't take enough preventative measures, warn doctors PUBLISHED: 18:21 GMT, 26 November 2012 | UPDATED: 18:21 GMT, 26 November 2012 The number of workers suffering from migraines is soaring because of growing stress at the office, according to a survey.

London Olympics 2012: Sex before sport WON"T ruin your medal chances

Good news for Olympians! Sex before sport WON'T ruin your medal chances A review of studies found sex doesn't reduce physical strength or enduranceNo research yet on psychological impact of the act | UPDATED: 16:33 GMT, 31 July 2012 The ancient Greeks believed athletes should avoid sex before sport, but modern Olympians and scientists are torn over whether abstinence enhances performance.

Over half of "high street" sunglasses on sale in the UK fail to meet EU safety standards

Over half of 'high street' sunglasses on sale in the UK fail to meet EU safety standards Researchers found higher price did not guarantee safety of high street sunglasses | UPDATED: 11:43 GMT, 24 July 2012 More than half of budget sunglasses purchased on the High Street fail to meet strict EU safety standards, a shocking new study has found.

Epilepsy sufferers fear being laughed at or filmed if they have seizures in public

Epilepsy sufferers fear being laughed at or filmed if they have seizures in public as survey reveals one woman was MUGGED as she lay prone | UPDATED: 23:05 GMT, 5 June 2012 Victim: Brannan was mugged while on the ground with a severe epilepsy seizure People with epilepsy are reluctant to leave the house fearing they will be laughed at, mugged or even filmed while having a seizure, a study has found.

Ministers were warned 18 months ago that reforms could damage NHS, reveals draft risk register

Ministers were warned 18 months ago that reforms could damage NHS, reveals draft risk report Health and Social Care bill expected to become statute today after 14 months of political wrangling | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 27 March 2012 Ministers were warned 18 months ago of the risk that NHS reforms could lead to a loss of financial control, reduced productivity, according to a leaked document published today.

Zona Plus: Can squeezing a ball help cut your blood pressure?

Can squeezing a computerised stress ball help cut your blood pressure Reducing the pressure A computerised stress ball could help to dilate and widen blood vessels A hand-held device that you squeeze for ten minutes a day could be a powerful new treatment for high blood pressure.

Women need a year to recover from childbirth, study finds

Women need a whole year to recover from childbirth despite the 'fantasy' image of celebrity mothers, study claims Official view is that new mothers should be back to 'normal' in six weeksRoyal College of Midwives says seeing celebrity mothers 'looking fantastic' must add to the frustration New mothers may be told that they will be back to 'normal' within six weeks of giving birth, but a new study has found that most women take much longer to recover.

Stacey Irvine, 17, collapses after eating only McDonald”s chicken nuggets since age 2

Hooked on chicken nuggets: Girl, 17, who has eaten nothing else since age TWO rushed to hospital after collapsing Stacey Irvine has breathing problems and anaemia.