Work stress is driving harassed Brits to drink, drugs and depression

Work stress is now the biggest factor driving harassed Britons to drink, drugs and depression A third of adults say their job is the most stressful part of their lives, according to a study carried out for Mind57 per cent of adults admit to drinking after work and 14 per cent say they drinking DURING the day Seven per cent of adults say they have suicidal thoughts because of work-related stress By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:55 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 19 March 2013 Work, rather than money or health worries, is the biggest factor driving Britons to drink, drugs and depression, according to mental health experts.

Why we should not try to drink like the French: Cafe culture "can be worse than bingeing"

Why we should not try to drink like the French: Cafe culture 'can be worse than bingeing'Britain should not try to import 'cafe drinking culture' from the continentOverall individual alcohol consumption higher in France, Spain and Portugal Daily drinking of small amounts 'is not going to help at all,' expert say By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:46 GMT, 30 January 2013 Continental cafe culture is often held up as a model of responsible drinking.

Revolutionary X-ray treatment offers new hope for diseased eyes

Revolutionary X-ray treatment offers hope for diseased eyes Non-invasive Oraya therapy inhibits blood vessel growth – reducing inflammation and scarring of the eye | UPDATED: 22:03 GMT, 22 December 2012 A revolutionary new treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) has had its global launch in the UK.

Taking aspirin for 10 years could double the risk of eye disorder that causes blindness

Taking aspirin for 10 years could double the risk of sight loss Scientists say taking aspirin for a decade could increase the chance of developing wet AMDThe condition causes swelling and bleeding underneath the macular, at the back of the eyeThis can cause permanent vision loss | UPDATED: 23:16 GMT, 18 December 2012 Taking aspirin for 10 years could more than double the risk of sight loss, according to a new study.

Proof old fashioned vibrating belt machines could actually be good for you…even if you don"t lose weight

Shaking all over: Proof the old fashioned vibrating belt machines could actually be good for you…even if you don't lose weightDaily 15-minute bouts of low-intensity vibration could help immune and bone problems linked with being severely overweight Experts hope it could help the obese 'regain health without drugs' – until they lose weight by diet and exercise | UPDATED: 16:56 GMT, 30 November 2012 Researchers have found the machines could offer significant clinical benefits for obese people suffering from a wide range of immune problems related They have until now been seen as 'the lazy option' for those hankering after a slimmer physique, but without the hard work.

Underage teenager uses fake ID with picture of cartoon character to buy alcohol at SIX shops in Nottinghamshire

Teenager uses fake ID with picture of cartoon character to buy alcohol at SIX different shopsID shows Bobby King from King of the Hill Card”s date of birth showed teenager was just 1713 shops sold alcohol without asking or accepted ID . The face may look familiar to viewers of the Channel 4 television show, King of the Hill.

Seafood health benefits: It"s filled with nutrients and could cut your risk of a heart attack in half

Why it pays to shell out on seafood: It's filled with nutrients and could cut your risk of a heart attack in half | UPDATED: 22:14 GMT, 30 June 2012 If you include one portion of seafood in your weekly diet, you may halve the chances of suffering a heart attack.

Workers under increased mental pressure as they take their work home on smartphones

Nation of screen slaves: Workers under increased mental pressure as they take their work home on smartphones Workers are doing more than two extra hours' work every day while commuting | UPDATED: 23:23 GMT, 18 June 2012 Stress levels are increasing as workers are expected to carry on answering emails at home Workers are putting their mental and physical health at risk by continuing to work after they leave the office, a new report has warned.

Macular degeneration: One-off jab that could stop age-related blindness

The one-off jab that could stop the most common cause of age-related blindness in elderly | UPDATED: 15:53 GMT, 9 April 2012 A chemical that will stop people from developing the most serious form of age-related macular degeneration has been found by scientists.