Insomniac Britain: Sales of sleeping aids soar 20% in a year

Insomniac Britain: Sales of sleeping aids soar 20% in a yearSleep data shows London is the insomnia capitalSales of sleeping aids have soared by 20 per centOne in five Britons admits to only getting an average of two hours sleep on a Sunday nightRise of iPads in bedroom partly explains the problem By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:52 GMT, 11 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:43 GMT, 11 March 2013 Did you wake up this morning feeling groggy and tired If so, you are not alone.

That is something to lose sleep over: How millions of Britons suffer insomnia every year

That is something to lose sleep over: How millions of Britons are affected by acute insomnia – but experts say they don't know why Full extent of problems of acute insomnia revealedExperts hope this will help them find ways to stop it developing into chronic insomniaInitial triggers, however, are still unclear | UPDATED: 15:33 GMT, 24 August 2012 Almost one in ten adults in the UK suffer from acute insomnia, research suggests – far more than previously thought.

Millions risk overdosing on paracetamol by ignoring the recommended daily limit

Millions risk overdosing on paracetamol by ignoring the recommended daily limit Nearly a quarter of adults taking paracetamol exceed recommended limit within a 24-hour periodThis can lead to an overdose and acute liver damageSome ignore the manufacturer's dosage instructionsOthers, particularly the elderly, forget how many tablets they have taken | UPDATED: 09:49 GMT, 31 May 2012 Millions of people are at risk of unintentionally overdosing on Britain's most popular painkiller, scientists have warned.

Hundreds of children falling ill after mistaking detergent for sweets

Hundreds of children being poisoned after mistaking new laundry detergent tablets for sweets Tide pods 'look like ribbon candy,' says poison control expert | UPDATED: 09:39 GMT, 25 May 2012 Miniature laundry detergent packets have caused a spate of poisonings after youngsters have confused the brightly coloured packets with sweets and swallowed them.

Calcium booster pills "raise risk of heart attack and could do more harm than good"

Calcium pills taken by hundreds of thousands of women 'double risk of heart attack and could do more harm than good' | UPDATED: 06:15 GMT, 24 May 2012 The study looked at diet records of 24,000 people in Germany aged 35 to 64 and claim the safety of calcium tablets is 'coming under increasing scrutiny' Taking calcium supplements can push up the risk of a heart attack, warn researchers.

Blowfish hangover pill: We have created the ultimate cure (just in time for Christmas)

We have created the ultimate hangover cure in a pill (just in time for Christmas), claim U.S scientistsFirst remedy of its kindCombination of aspirin and caffeine eradicates all symptoms in just 15 minutesDesigned by ex-financier with no pharmaceutical backgroundMore effective than other products on the market Alcohol-induced hangovers will be a thing of the past thanks to a new over-the-counter remedy say U.S. scientists. A single dose of Blowfish can eradicate all symptoms sparked by a night of heavy drinking, such as nausea, vomiting and fatigue, in just 15 minutes.

We have created the ultimate hangover cure in a pill (just in time for Christmas), claim U.S scientists

We have created the ultimate hangover cure in a pill (just in time for Christmas), claim U.S scientistsFirst remedy of its kindCombination of aspirin and caffeine eradicates all symptoms in just 15 minutesDesigned by ex-financier with no pharmaceutical backgroundMore effective than other products on the market Alcohol-induced hangovers will be a thing of the past thanks to a new over-the-counter remedy say U.S. scientists. A single dose of Blowfish can eradicates all symptoms sparked by a night of heavy drinking, such as nausea, vomiting and fatigue, in just 15 minutes