Why the Monday blues means you should make your doctor"s appointment for the end of the week

Why the Monday blues means you should make doctors appointments for the end of the week Appointments made for the beginning of the week were missed more often than those at the endPatients may feel less able to cope with the prospect of being given bad news at the start of the working weekShifting appointments to Thursday and Friday could save NHS 60m a year, claim experts | UPDATED: 11:24 GMT, 17 December 2012 When booking a GP appointment, your best bet is to avoid the start of the week.

Lie-ins at the weekend are BAD for you and make you feel sleepier during the week

Lie-ins at the weekend are BAD for you and make you feel sleepier during the weekSleeping in on the weekends does not help catch up on sleep lost during the week, but rather makes you even dozier come Monday morning | UPDATED: 14:36 GMT, 11 September 2012 Enjoying a lie-in at the weekend makes you sleepier during the week, according to research published today.

Heavily pregnant teenager, 19, forced to walk five miles home from hospital as contractions start… then gives birth on her bathroom floor

Heavily pregnant teenager, 19, sent home from hospital had to walk FIVE MILES home while having contractions… and promptly gave birth on her bathroom floorKatie Baker waited eight hours for a bed but was discharged a day laterShe could not pay for taxi and had no one to collect her

Nine in ten GP surgeries arent open long enough: Patient groups warn that thousands of clinics are just working office hours

Nine in ten GP surgeries aren’t open long enough: Patient groups warn that thousands of clinics are ‘just working office hours’ | UPDATED: 03:36 GMT, 8 June 2012 More than nine in ten GP surgeries are failing patients on their opening hours, figures show.

Former soldier who took on penny-pinching NHS bosses in fight to get life-saving drug dies of terminal cancer aged 37

Former soldier who took on NHS bosses in fight to get life-saving drug dies of terminal cancer aged 37Father of two spent six months battling to get drug AvastinPostcode lottery meant he could not get medicine that was available to patients living just a few miles awayEventually lied about address to get treatment – but it was too late By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 13:12 GMT, 7 June 2012 | UPDATED: 15:00 GMT, 7 June 2012 A former soldier who bravely took on penny-pinching NHS bosses in his fight to get a drug that could save his life has died of terminal cancer aged 37.

Kyle Coleman: "Mute" autistic man stuns experts with his amazing singing voice

'Mute' autistic man trapped in a world of silence stuns experts with his amazing singing voice Kyle has only ever said a handful of words His personality and emotion shine through in his singing, says mother A man with autism that has rendered him almost mute is about to release an album after he was found to have perfect pitch and an amazing singing voice.

Baby with two heads born in Brazil: Dicephalic parapagus twins Emanoel and Jesus

Brazilian baby “born healthy with two heads… and both are suckling mother”s breasts”Mother only found about her baby”s abnormalities minutes before birthThis is the second registered case of a two-headed baby being born in Brazil this year A Brazilian woman who has given birth to a baby with two heads, admitted she had initially expected twins. Maria de Nazare, gave birth by caesarean at a hospital in Anajas, in Brazil”s northern Para state, with her newborn weighing 9.9lbs.