Donkey rides to maypoles – how archive films are helping revive memories in people with dementia

From donkey rides to maypoles: Archive films help to revive memories in dementia patients Experts say reminiscence therapy 'renews a person's sense of identity' | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 17 May 2012 Old films are being used to help people with dementia recover some of their forgotten past.

The Pill "should be given to girls of 13 without a prescription", report says

Girls aged 13 'should be given the contraceptive Pill from pharmacies without a prescription' claims NHS report | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 26 April 2012 Doctors said there were risks in prescribing contraceptives for the first time to young women without taking a full history Girls as young as 13 should be given the contraceptive Pill without having to see a doctor, according to an NHS report.

Children exposed to anaesthetic early in life "have double risk of ADHD"

Children exposed to anaesthetic early in life 'have double risk of ADHD' Children given two or more doses of anaesthetic before they turned three years old had more than double the incidence of ADHD (file photo) Toddlers exposed to anaesthesia are more likely to develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a study has found.