Early to bed and rise won"t make you wealthy and wise, research shows as night owls are linked to high income earners

Early to bed and early to rise won't make you wealthy and wise, research shows as night owls are linked to high income earnersUniversity of Madrid researchers tested nearly 1,000 teenagersEarly risers do well at school but are outstripped by night owls at work By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 16:01 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:16 GMT, 25 March 2013 They are most likely to be healthy, wealthy and wise, according to the old adage.

Toxic Britain: Binge drinking, smoking and drug taking means we"ll suffer more years of ill health than countries such as Romania and Thailand

Toxic Britain: Binge drinking, smoking and drug taking means we'll suffer more years of ill health than Romania and Thailand Average life expectancy has risen but we are living longer with disabilitySoaring use of drink and drugs means many 20-54 year-olds will die early Smoking is top reason for early death, followed by high blood pressureBiggest killers overall are heart disease, stroke and lung cancer By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:31 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 5 March 2013 Britons' toxic lifestyles mean that a rising number of young people are dying prematurely from alcohol and drug abuse – and the current generation is set to suffer more years of debilitating illness in old age compared to the last.

Children who get a good night"s sleep "have better memories"

Children who get a good night's sleep 'have better memories' The findings could explain why children who do not sleep well do not do as well at schoolResearchers found that children were more effective at converting 'implicit' knowledge into 'explicit' than adults after a good night's sleep By Alex Ward PUBLISHED: 18:33 GMT, 24 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:35 GMT, 25 February 2013 Sleep tight: Researchers found that children who slept well had a boosted memory which could explain why children who do not sleep well do not do as well in school Children who get a good night’s sleep have a boosted memory according to new research.

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A Mediterranean diet WON'T stave off dementia or boost concentration in old age No evidence that eating plenty of fruit, veg and oily fish boosts concentration in old age, say French expertsUntil now, theory has been that diet prevents the blood vessels that supply the brain becoming blocked By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 17:33 GMT, 25 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:50 GMT, 26 January 2013 A Mediterranean diet does little for the brain and won’t prevent dementia, researchers claim.

Men who date women with slim waists are less likely to have performance issues in the bedroom – regardless of age

Men who date women with slim waists are less likely to have performance issues in the bedroom Researchers found the slimmer a woman's waist, the better a man's sexual function and satisfactionIt may be that we are programmed to see partners with abdominal fat as at higher risk of diseaseOr, more likely, 'slimmer women are more attractive' By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:50 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 15 January 2013 A waspish waist has been the desire of women the world over for decades.

Patients" lives in danger due to desperate staff shortages at privately-run out of hours GP services

VERY URGENT, PLEASE HELP! Texts reveal the desperate staff shortages at privately-run out-of-hours GP services putting patients' lives in danger Doctors claim that Harmoni, the largest private provider of urgent care services in England, is so short-staffed that it is regularly unsafeInvestigation uncovered desperate texts, begging staff to come to work Company also alleged to have manipulated its performance data, masking delays in seeing patients and other missed targetsAnd fears that a seven-week old baby may have died due to desperate staff shortages and protocols not being followed | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 18 December 2012 Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed.

The £1.2million motorhome with a state-of-the-art kitchen, luxury entertainment system and storage for a supercar

The £1.2million motorhome with a state-of-the-art kitchen, luxury entertainment system… and storage for a supercar. Luxury bus boasts special “garage” so owner can store supercar for use on tripsBuyers can choose the state-of-the-art fixtures and fittings they want to customise their vehiclePrices for the bus start at around £750,000 and rise to about £1.2 millionOrders have been received from wealthy buyers around the world

11 NHS foundation trusts rated excellent are in deep financial difficulties

Eleven NHS foundation trusts rated 'excellent' are in deep financial difficultiesHead of the health regulator, Monitor reveals the eleven trusts would not achieve foundation trust status if they applied today Level of financial difficulty means trusts are in breach of the terms of their authorisationIf the trusts cannot afford the repayments, the bill will fall to the taxpayer | UPDATED: 16:48 GMT, 18 September 2012 Eleven NHS trusts judged to have achieved a standard of excellence would not attain the status if they applied for it today, MPs have been told.

“To the people who kept us awake by singing – I hate you”: Angry neighbour reviews “terrible” karaoke that stopped him sleeping

“To the people who kept us awake by singing – I hate you”: Angry neighbour reviews “terrible” karaoke that stopped him sleepingOli Beale created a giant complaint letter and pinned it to the board in the communal area of his London block of flatsIt included the names of songs sung, what time it was followed by a mark out of ten and a short critique”Your terrace faces 115 windows.

Are 59 must-have sports bands a waste of money? Bracelet did nothing to improve skills of amateur rugby player

Are 59 must-have sports bands a waste of money Bracelet did nothing to improve skills of amateur rugby playerThe bracelets have become the latest must-have among amateur athletes hoping to improve their performance | UPDATED: 23:57 GMT, 3 September 2012 To the uninitiated, they look like ordinary black bracelets.