Smoking cigarettes DOES make your hangover worse

Another reason to rethink that late-night cigarette: Smoking DOES make your hangover worse People who smoke before drinking more likely to experience a hangover and more intense symptoms than those who don'tCigarette smoke contains the chemical acetaledhyde, which is also present in alcohol and has been linked to hangoversResearchers suggest the nicotine in cigarettes could have a negative effect on the nervous system | UPDATED: 12:19 GMT, 5 December 2012 You could regret it tomorrow: Smoking was found to worsen hangover symptoms among students in a U.S study For anyone who has had one too many drinks on a night out, a dry mouth, pounding head and nausea will be all too familiar symptoms the morning after.

Catheters can cause infection and even lead to kidney failure: The needless indignity that"s leaving patients like Emma in agony

Catheters can cause infection and even lead to kidney failure: The needless indignity that's leaving patients like Emma in agony | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 25 September 2012 When Emma Campbell was admitted to hospital, like millions of patients every year she was fitted with a cannula, a small tube inserted into her arm to deliver fluids or take blood samples; and a catheter, a thin, flexible tube put into the bladder to drain urine.

First it was smallpox, now tropical infection poised to become second human disease ever eradicated

First it was smallpox, now tropical infection poised to become second human disease ever eradicated Cases of Guinea worm disease have fallen from 3.5million in 1986 to 1,060 last year | UPDATED: 15:08 GMT, 9 July 2012 Scientists are on the verge of killing off a parasite that had plagued the human race since ancient times.

UK addicted to sleeping pills: Stress-related insomnia on rise since start of the economic crunch

UK addicted to sleeping pills: Stress-related insomnia on rise since start of the economic crunchNHS spending 50million a year on the drugsThat's a rise of one-sixth over the past three yearsExperts fear patients may be getting hooked | UPDATED: 07:06 GMT, 11 May 2012 Britain has become a nation of sleeping pill addicts since the start of the economic downturn, figures revealed yesterday.

"Hospital doctors failed to spot my little boy had a floating stomach," claims furious mother

'Hospital doctors made me feel like I was mad – but failed to spot my son had a floating stomach,' claims furious mother Mother took son to hospital seven times – on final visit refused to leave until he had a scanDoctors 'made me feel like I was mad' mother said A furious mother today accused hospital doctors of failing to spot her two-year-old son had a 'floating stomach'.

Mother discovers her family"s illness comes from insect bite 20 years ago

Mother discovers mysterious medical condition that has left her feeling 'like a 90-year-old' was caused by a childhood tick biteAdelle Huckins blighted by migraines, nausea and fatigue Finally diagnosed with Lyme Disease caused by a tick bite on a school trip A mother-of-three plagued by illness has told how her problems have been linked to an insect bite suffered 20 years ago. Adelle Huckins, 31, has been blighted by a range of medical conditions including migraines, severe fatigue, sickness, hearing difficulties and a drooping left eye.

The room didn"t stop spinning for three months: Hit by a crippling ear virus, violinist Andre Rieu needed a quick cure

The room didn't stop spinning for three months: Hit by a crippling ear virus, violinist Andre Rieu needed a quick cure ] Andrew Rieu has recovered from a viral infection Andre Rieu is the eccentric violinist who tours the world’s arenas at the helm of the Johann Strauss Orchestra. It is a frantic pace and his shows are enormous productions.

Electrodes in the brain put Alyce back in the saddle: Pioneering op offers normal life to young rider who had 100 epileptic seizures a day

Electrodes in the brain put Alyce back in the saddle: Pioneering op offers normal life to young rider who had 100 epileptic seizures a day From the time she was a toddler, Alyce Jayne Stockdale endured up to 100 epileptic seizures a day.