Anaesthetist Peter Morris writes Bound With New Ropes novel while his patients are unconscious

From heart rate to heartache: Anaesthetist writes 480-page romantic novel while his patients were unconscious Peter Morris wrote Bound With New Ropes while working in the operating theatre of Castle Hill HospitalThe anaesthetist says it was possible because 'tardy surgeons' made 'simple operations last for hours'The book is a love story about a university lecturer By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:37 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:49 GMT, 29 March 2013 It is said that they have more time on their hands than most doctors.

Ryan Kennedy: "I"m done with this": Boy, 9, with rare form of brain cancer tell his mother to stop his painful treatments after…

'I'm done with this': Boy, 9, with rare form of brain cancer tell his mother to stop his painful treatments after battling the disease for five yearsRyan Kennedy is not expected to make it to his tenth birthday on May 24The nine-year-old became a worldwide trending topic on Twitter after it was thought to be his dying wish | UPDATED: 07:04 GMT, 14 May 2012 A nine-year-old boy is dying from a rare form of brain cancer after telling his mother to stop his painful treatments after battling the disease for five years.

Menopause: Lifestyle affects when women go through the change as smokers have it two years earlier

Lifestyle affects when women go through menopause as smokers have the change two years early | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 23 April 2012 Incentive to quit: Smoking was linked with having the menopause two years earlier than average Drinking, smoking and carrying extra weight can all influence when a woman goes through the menopause, suggests a new study.

Is it early Alzheimer"s or mild cognitive impairment? Doctors left baffled by new guidelines

Is it early Alzheimer's or mild cognitive impairment Doctors left baffled by new guidelines Confusion: The line between mild impairment and early Alzheimer's disease has blurred, a doctor claims (posed patient) Doctors are struggling to diagnose whether their patients have early Alzheimer's disease or simply mild cognitive impairment, a report has warned.