Anaesthetist Peter Morris writes Bound With New Ropes novel while his patients are unconscious

From heart rate to heartache: Anaesthetist writes 480-page romantic novel while his patients were unconscious Peter Morris wrote Bound With New Ropes while working in the operating theatre of Castle Hill HospitalThe anaesthetist says it was possible because 'tardy surgeons' made 'simple operations last for hours'The book is a love story about a university lecturer By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:37 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:49 GMT, 29 March 2013 It is said that they have more time on their hands than most doctors.

A Valentine"s dinner to add bedtime spice

A Valentine's dinner to add bedtime spiceYour food choice can affect your Valentine's outcomeGo for chilli, chocolate and avocado By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 9 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 9 February 2013 Heating it up: Chilli is the key to a steamy Valentine's Day Foods to get you in the mood have long been on the menu for lovers, but is there really any link between what you eat and how things progress in the bedroom We ask the experts if an aphrodisiac will ensure a romantic Valentine’s Day.

Friendship, not sex, is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship

It's not all about sex: FRIENDSHIP is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship A good friendship creates a more committed, loving and sexually satisfying relationship, say researchers But those who try and satisfy their own selfish desires are less likely to sustain the bond in the longer term By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:44 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 28 January 2013 A strong friendship is the secret to a long-lasting romantic relationship, new research suggests.

Homeless former concert pianist who lived in car park’s garden is furious as authorities remove her shelter

Where now for the Rag Lady of Chiswick Ex-concert pianist who lives in a car park has the roof over her head taken away by the local councilAnne Naysmith, 75, has survived at side of station for the last decade Once tipped as star pianist but life collapsed after heartbreak in 1970sLived in her car for 20 years like Miss Shepherd in Alan Bennett play

Want to watch what you eat? How soft lighting and mood music could help you cut the calories

In the mood to lose weight How soft lighting and mellow music could help you cut the calories | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 31 August 2012 Soft lighting and mellow jazz in fast food restaurants can reduce calorie intake and increase satisfaction, research shows.

Problems in the bedroom? Scientists say it could be because your partner gets on too well with your friends

Problems in the bedroom It could be because your partner gets on too well with your friends'Partner betweeness’ – where a girlfriend or wife comes between a man and his friends – linked to erectile dysfunction Men who do not have enough time to spend with their friends can feel resentful and less attracted to their partner Men whose girlfriends are too friendly with their mates suffer in the bedroom, researchers say. A study by Cornell University found that older men who do all their socialising alongside their other halves are more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction.