Four in ten snorers argue with their partner over the noise while a quarter don"t share a bed

The bedroom battleground: Four in ten snorers argue with their partner over the noise while a quarter don't share a bed Some 41% of snorers engage in regular night-time tussles with partnersMore than half of people have never tried anything to tackle the problemAround one quarter of women and four in ten men are frequent snorers By Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 00:25 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:25 GMT, 22 April 2013 Bedtime should be a blissful part of any happy couple’s day, the bedroom a safe haven where partners snuggle up before drifting into a peaceful night’s sleep.

Lazy GPs keep on doling out powerful sleeping pills to the elderly when they should only be used as short term treatment

Lazy GPs keep on doling out powerful sleeping pills to the elderly when they should only be used as short term treatmentOne in five elderly insomnia sufferers have never had drugs reviewed by GPFour out of five of those surveyed have trouble sleeping despite taking pills By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:34 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:35 GMT, 3 April 2013 One in five elderly insomnia sufferers told a survey they have never had their drugs reviewed by a GP – which breaches official guidelines (file picture) Doctors are still prescribing powerful sleeping pills for months at a time to older people who risk becoming addicted, warn experts.

They put my mum on the death pathway but didn"t tell me, says Toyah: Singer tells how she only found out when overhearing a hospice nurse

They put my mum on the death pathway but didn't tell me, says Toyah: Singer tells how she only found out when overhearing a hospice nurse81-year-old was alone when notified she was being put on death pathwayDaughter Toyah Willcox overheard nurses tell mother: 'The end is near' By John Stevens and Sandi Jones PUBLISHED: 23:05 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:11 GMT, 24 March 2013 Toyah Willcox overheard nurses telling her 81-year-old mother Barbara: 'It's alright Barbara, the end is near.' She made the decision to move her mother into a hospice to ensure she spent her last days in as much comfort as possible.

Sleepless nights caused by crying babies ends one in three marriages, research claims

Sleepless nights caused by crying babies ends one in three marriages, research claims Survey of 2,000 parents found on average they get six hours sleep a night 30 per cent of those who had split up blamed sleepless nights caused by children By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 15:04 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:06 GMT, 17 March 2013 Research claims sleepless nights caused by a crying baby is the prime reason for as many as one in three divorces or separations.

Student beautician, 20, died of heart attack after she stopped taking her epilepsy medication

Student beautician, 20, died of heart attack after she stopped taking her epilepsy medicationKatie Coombs suffered fatal seizure at home after complaining of feeling illWas told by doctors to carry on taking tablets despite not having a fit She cancelled three further appointments, one just days before she diedHer parents did not know she wasn't on her medication, inquest heard and August 3, 2012 – five days before her death.

How half of us are too stressed to sleep: Millions fail to get six hours a night experts say we need

How half of us are too stressed to sleep: Millions fail to get six hours a night experts say we need Higher earners sleep more soundly than those on a low incomeAverage Briton goes to bed at 11.15pm and sleeps for just over six hours By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:01 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 1 March 2013 More than 20 per cent of Britons sleep poorly most nights (file picture) Millions of us are struggling to get enough sleep, a study has found – and it’s putting our health at risk.

Having trouble sleeping? Eat more vegetables and ditch chocolate, tea and alcohol, finds new study

Can't sleep Ditch the fry up, tuck into a salad and glug plenty of water Study finds eggs and fatty meats cause lack of sleepA lack of sleep can be attributed to an unbalanced dietThose who ate the most calories had the least sleep By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 17:46 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:52 GMT, 18 February 2013 Scientists have discovered a direct link between what we eat and how well we sleep at night.

Lack of deep sleep in old age "can contribute significantly to memory loss"

Lack of deep sleep in old age 'can contribute significantly to memory loss'People in their 70s did worse in a memory test than those in their 20s, even though they had same hours of restMonitoring showed quality of sleep enjoyed by older people up to 75 per cent worseResearchers suggest by stimulating deeper sleep, it may be possible to boost memory maintenance in the elderly By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 20:44 GMT, 27 January 2013 | UPDATED: 20:44 GMT, 27 January 2013 A lack of deep restorative sleep in older people significantly contributes to memory loss, a new study has found.

How booze plays havoc with your rest: Alcohol reduces amount of time spent in deep sleep

How booze plays havoc with your rest: Alcohol reduces amount of time spent in deep sleep It helps you get to sleep quicker but rest is disrupted, report findsThe more alcohol consumed, the less deep sleep takes placeAlcohol should not be used as sleeping aid, researchers warn By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:58 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 23 January 2013 Alcohol may help you fall asleep but it leads to a disrupted night’s rest, scientists reported yesterday.

Why a good night"s sleep could save your marriage (because a lack of sleep makes us grumpy)

Why a good night's sleep could save your marriage – by making you less selfish Sleep deprivation makes couples more likely to take each other for granted But those who slept well worked better together in tasks and encouraged each otherInsomniacs are known to suffer more relationship woes By Sophie Borland Health Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:09 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 21 January 2013 If you were thinking of turning-in a little earlier tonight, here’s an incentive.