Sex is a "better headache cure than painkillers": 1 in 5 migraine sufferers had no symptoms after sex

Got a headache Try a little passion instead of a painkiller: One in five migraine sufferers had no symptoms after sex More than half of migraine sufferers who had sex during an attack experienced an improvement in symptomsOne in five were left without any pain at all, researchers found By Lucy Osborne PUBLISHED: 00:49 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 4 March 2013 'Not tonight – I haven't got a headache' If you're suffering from a headache, retiring to bed may be the best solution.

Woman, 42, bled to death after routine back op in hospital where staff had warned bosses about "grave risks to patients"

Woman, 42, bled to death after routine back op in hospital where staff had warned bosses about 'grave risks to patients' Andrea Green died hours after the operation at Barnsley District Hospital Post-mortem report listed cause of death as internal bleeding It later emerged she may not have needed the surgery after allStaff had already warned about 'extreme pressure and stress' in department By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:17 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 23:22 GMT, 22 February 2013 Andrea Green bled to death after a routine back operation she may not actually have needed A fit and healthy woman bled to death after having routine surgery for a back pain.

We"re a nation of painkiller addicts: Doctors writing 62m prescriptions every year

We're a nation of painkiller addicts: Doctors writing 62million prescriptions every yearExperts say doctors give out pills too readily, often just signing forms without checking detailsSix billion pills were bought over the counter last year, with sales growing at 4.1 per cent annually | UPDATED: 09:10 GMT, 28 December 2012 More than 62million prescriptions are written annually on the NHS, a 30 per cent rise in only five years Britain has become a nation of painkiller addicts, with soaring numbers of pills handed out by GPs.

How tick box culture has made nursing the UNCARING profession

How tick box culture has made nursing the UNCARING professionThe modern career of a nurse has turned the 'caring profession' academic | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 8 December 2012 Not long ago, a friend of mine, who is in her 40s, was in hospital following a knee operation.

Bad hair day? Blame it on your medicine

Bad hair day Blame it on your medicine | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 9 October 2012 From painkillers to beta blockers, we reveal the pills that can make your hair go curly, fall out – or even change colour! Going thin on top Or is your hair losing its colour Your medication could be to blame.

Caesareans and pain relief for mothers giving birth "should be cut to save the NHS money"

Caesareans and pain relief for mothers giving birth 'should be cut to save the NHS money' | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 31 August 2012 Family doctors are being told to try to talk women out of having Caesareans and very strong painkillers during birth to save the NHS money.

Me and my operation: It took just a wave of a wand and my painful fibroid was gone

It took just a wave of a wand and my painful fibroid was gone: 15-minute treatment could ease misery for thousands | UPDATED: 20:46 GMT, 16 July 2012 Thousands of women suffer from fibroids, which often cause pain and heavy periods as well as affecting fertility.