New NHS 111 phone line under fire again after paramedics are sent to deal with an ingrown toenail and a CAT with diarrhoea System is 'endangering lives' as responders can't get to real emergenciesAmbulance staff say their workload has almost doubled since 111 beganBlame inexperienced operators unable to filter calls from the publicHospitals have also seen huge influx of patients since the scheme began -13.
Autism 'could be triggered by very low doses of anti-depressants or other chemicals found in water supply'Just traces of drugs appear to bring on disorderScientists test fish swimming in water contaminated with low levels of medicationDisorder appears to be combination of environmental and genetic factors | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 7 June 2012 Autism in genetically vulnerable people could be triggered by very low levels of chemicals found in the water supply, researchers have discovered.
Trouble trouble: Protein tricks elderly into thinking they need to go to the toilet in the middle of the night | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 1 May 2012 As people age they often find it more difficult to get to sleep.
How cocaine rots your brain: Using Class A drug doubles the speed you lose your grey matter Drug use had biggest impact on the prefrontal and temporal cortex, which are associated with attention, decision making and self regulation | UPDATED: 12:06 GMT, 24 April 2012 People who are dependent on cocaine are putting their grey matter at risk, say scientists.
Trs bien! Being bilingual reduces your risk of dementia | UPDATED: 12:50 GMT, 30 March 2012 Are you fluent in a foreign tongue Researchers say this could come in handy for your mental health later in life.
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The secret to long life Starve yourself on alternate days to boost brain power and shed weight Starving yourself on alternate days can make you live longer, according to scientists.