Playing music to premature babies helps them sleep and improves their breathing, claim doctors

Why playing music to premature babies 'helps them sleep and improves their breathing'New study claims music can puts newborns into a quietly attentive stateAlso improves sucking behaviours which are important to help them feedSound of instrument or a parent singing is better than nursery rhymesResearch by Beth Israel Hospital in New York across 11 American hospitals By Daniel Bates PUBLISHED: 16:47 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:11 GMT, 15 April 2013 Soothing: The sound of music can make a newborn sleep better and puts them in a quietly attentive state Playing live music to a prematurely born baby can slow its heartbeat and make the child breathe more easily, according to a new study.

Legal high Benzo Fury "as dangerous illegal drugs such as ecstasy", study claims

Legal high Benzo Fury 'as dangerous as illegal drugs such as ecstasy', study claims Benzo Fury is currently one of the most popular legal 'highs' in the UK It is freely available to buy via the internet, at music festivals and clubs But experts claim it could cause high blood pressure and addiction 19-year-old Alex Heriot died at a music festival in June 2012.

Woman suffers TWO strokes by the age of 30 (defying odds of a billion to one) – but says ordeal helped her finally find love

Woman suffers TWO strokes by the age of 30 (defying odds of a billion to one) – but says ordeal helped her finally find love Colette Boyd, from Glasgow, suffered her first stroke aged just 28 Against odds of a billion to one, suffered another stroke a year later Missing the buzz of working in an office, she visited an internet chatroom There met now-husband Pete, 46, who has shared love of music and football By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:41 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:59 GMT, 20 February 2013 True love: Collette Boyd suffered TWO strokes by the age of 30, but says her ordeal helped her meet her husband Pete A woman who suffered two strokes before the age of 30 – defying odds of a billion to one – has finally found love thanks to her illness.

Metal implant to fix a worn-out jaw joint: The breakthrough to give you your bite back

Metal implant to fix a worn-out jaw joint: The breakthrough to give you your bite back | UPDATED: 02:23 GMT, 25 September 2012 It’s not only knee and hip joints that surgeons can replace — music teacher Lauren Reed, 33, from Walthamstow, East London, had a pioneering procedure to give her a replacement jaw THE PATIENT 'My jaw would pop out of its socket several times a day,' said Lauren Reed From my earliest memories, my jaw has been a real problem.

Chris “The Duchess” Walton: Woman with world’s longest fingernails at LAX Airport

Guess she”ll be needing a hand with the luggage… Woman with world”s longest fingernails gets on a plane with her two-feet long talonsSinger Chris “The Duchess” Walton was photographed at LAX Airport, CaliforniaShe has the world”s longest fingernails making the 2012 World Guinness Record Book

Want to watch what you eat? How soft lighting and mood music could help you cut the calories

In the mood to lose weight How soft lighting and mellow music could help you cut the calories | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 31 August 2012 Soft lighting and mellow jazz in fast food restaurants can reduce calorie intake and increase satisfaction, research shows.

Nicholas McCarthy: One-handed pianist graduates the Royal College of Music making history

Music student, 23, becomes the first one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music in its 130-year history Nicholas McCarthy was born without his right handHe graduated from the Royal College of Music today, the college's first one-hand pianist He is also part of The British Paraorchestra who performed to welcome Paralympic athletes to LondonHe plays music written for left-hand only | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 28 August 2012 A music student, who was born without his right hand, has made history by becoming the first one-handed pianist to graduate from the 130-year-old Royal College of Music.