Believing in God can help treat depression

The power of prayer: Believing in God can help treat depressionNew research has found that people who believe in a higher power respond better to psychiatric treatmentBenefit is not confined to a specific religion By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:23 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:06 GMT, 26 April 2013 A strong faith in a higher power has been shown to improve mental health Belief in God may improve treatment for those suffering with depression, says a new study.

"Wiggins effect" boom in cycling sees surge in number of MEN having thread veins removed from their legs

'Wiggins effect' boom in cycling sees surge in number of MEN having thread veins removed from their legs There has been a sharp rise in the number of men wanting cosmetic treatment for their thread veinsThe rise is being attributed to thousands of men finding the veins on taking up cycling and shaving their legs By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:20 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:02 GMT, 25 March 2013 The so-called ‘Wiggins effect’ has seen thousands of men take to their bikes since the London Olympics.

Why you should exercise BEFORE breakfast – you"ll burn 20 per cent more body fat

Why you should exercise BEFORE breakfast – you'll burn 20 per cent more body fat Those who exercised before breakfast also burned 20% more fat than those who worked out afterwardsEarly morning exercisers did not consume additional calories during the day compared to their peers By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:04 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:15 GMT, 24 January 2013 Rise and shine! Getting out before breakfast will help you burn more fat during a workout Early risers who exercise on an empty stomach before breakfast can burn up to 20 per cent more body fat, according to new research.

Almost 12,000 preventable deaths in hospitals every year due to errors in care

Almost 12,000 preventable deaths in hospitals every year due to errors in care 60% of the preventable deaths occurred in elderly, frail patients | UPDATED: 12:38 GMT, 13 July 2012 Almost 1,000 patients are dying needlessly in hospitals every month due to errors in care, research suggests.