On the way, a sleeping pill that promises no side effects and targets the root cause of insomnia

On the way, a sleeping pill that promises no side effects and targets the ROOT cause of insomniaDORA-22 works in a different way to existing sleeping pillsIt could usher in 'new era for insomnia treatment' say expertsThe NHS currently spends 50million a year on sleeping pills By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 00:31 GMT, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:56 GMT, 4 April 2013 A pill which promises a good night’s sleep without side-effects could be on its way.

Why some people get spots and others don"t: Scientists discover the "bad" bacteria that gives us blemishes

Why some people get spots and others don't: Scientists discover the 'bad' bacteria that gives us blemishesEveryone's skin carries acne-causing bacteria, of which there are 'good' and 'bad' strainsHaving too much 'bad' bacteria is what causes acneFindings could pave the way for new treatments By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:29 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:29 GMT, 1 March 2013 Even celebrities cannot escape the acne-causing bacteria: Cameron Diaz succumbs to an outbreak of spots They are the bane of many a teenager's life.

Boyfriend Riley Nicolay"s heartwarming tribute to cancer-stricken high school sweetheart as he shaves his head

Boyfriend’s heartwarming tribute to cancer-stricken high school sweetheart as he shaves his head to look just like her By Meghan Keneally PUBLISHED: 07:09 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:00 GMT, 13 February 2013 A supportive boyfriend shaved his head in solidarity with his girlfriend whose hair began to fall out because of chemotherapy.

GPs urged not to prescribe sleeping pills and painkillers over fears millions of Britons are addicted

GPs urged to slash prescriptions of sleeping pills and painkillers over fears millions of Britons are addicted New guidelines advise doctors to consider alternative treatments such as physiotherapy and counselling62 million prescriptions for painkillers written out every year – and another 50 million for sleeping pills By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 16:02 GMT, 16 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:52 GMT, 17 January 2013 Family doctors are being told to slash prescriptions of painkillers and sleeping pills amid concerns that patients are becoming addicted.

Hair loss: Here"s the lotions, potions and gadgets to keep your locks long and lustrous

Keep your hair on, girls! As over half of women experience hair loss after 40, here's the lotions, potions and gadgets to keep your locks long and lustrous | UPDATED: 15:47 GMT, 25 November 2012 It all started when former supermodel Kristen McMenamy graced the cover of Vogue in 2010 sporting improbably long, lustrous grey hair.

Hypnosis: Why quick decision-makers and people with a higher attention span do better

If you can't nod off then your brain could be to blame! Scientists discover why some people just can't be hypnotised Those with a high attention span do better But people with precise habits and a judgmental nature tend to struggle By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:13 GMT, 5 October 2012 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 5 October 2012 It is certainly one of the more mysterious medical treatments.

Better breast cancer treatments that target genetic weaknesses a "giant step closer"

Breast cancer treatments that target genetic weaknesses of disease a 'giant step closer' One of the most deadly subtypes of breast cancer found to be more similar to ovarian cancerResearch can reveal cancer's genetic weaknesses leading to more targeted drugs | UPDATED: 12:48 GMT, 24 September 2012 More targeted breast cancer treatments are a 'giant step closer' according to scientists, after a study revealed new genetic insights into the disease.