Amy Roberts admits alcohol turned me into a crazed animal: Binge drinking teen blames booze for transforming her from shy girl into violent criminal

Alcohol turned me into a crazed animal: Binge drinking teen blames booze for making her a violent criminalAmy Roberts from Glasgow was arrested 30 times She bit a police officer and punched a landlord in the face when drunkWake up call came after she was sent to prisonNow she's warning others how binge drinking 'wrecks lives' By Lucy Waterlow PUBLISHED: 00:32 GMT, 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:41 GMT, 26 March 2013 Regrets: Amy Roberts committed 30 drunken offences between the ages of 16 and 18 A young woman who was arrested 30 times for drunken attacks – including punching police officers – has warned against the dangers of binge drinking.

Christmas 2012: Average Briton scoffed almost 40,000 calories over festive period

The festive blow-out: Average Briton scoffed almost 40,000 calories over Christmas and gained SIX pounds in weight Typical adult consumes 15,000 calories over Christmas and a further 18,000 calories of alcohol before New Year's Day Recommended daily calorie allowance for an eight-day period is around 20,000 for men and 16,000 for women.

How that bottle of bubbly could leave you blind

Open with caution: How that bottle of bubbly could leave you blind The pressure inside a champagne bottle can launch a cork at 50 miles per hour – fast enough to shatter glass Doctors report bottles causing serious eye injuries and even blindness | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 31 December 2012 High pressure hazard: A champagne cork can travel up to fifty miles per hour We all savour the sound of a champagne cork popping.

More than 5,000 NHS staff off sick every day with vomiting bug as 100,000 are struck down in a week

More than 5,000 NHS staff off sick every day with vomiting bug as 100,000 are struck down in a week Cases of norovirus have reached a five-year high Four in ten NHS trusts have reported outbreaks2,398 beds 'closed' because of the virus | UPDATED: 00:59 GMT, 19 December 2012 More than 5,000 NHS workers are calling in sick every day with the winter vomiting bug.

Rosacea: "Tis the season to suffer red itchy skin: How cold walks and mulled wine mean misery for the one in ten with rosacea

'Tis the season to suffer red itchy skin: How cold walks and mulled wine mean misery for the one in ten with rosacea | UPDATED: 23:22 GMT, 17 December 2012 Roaring fires, mulled wine, and stress — Christmas is enough to make anyone red in the face.

Incontinence: Don"t be caught short: From botox jabs to a plaster on your back, the treatments that can fix a leaky bladder

Don't be caught short: From botox jabs to a plaster on your back, the treatments that can fix a leaky bladder | UPDATED: 23:31 GMT, 15 October 2012 Though few discuss the subject even with their closest friends, around half of all women suffer from a dysfunctional bladder at some point.

Blood test "cuts prostate cancer deaths"

Controversial blood test 'cuts prostate cancer deaths'PSA test not used routinely in the UK because of fears over reliabilityCan spot a protein in the blood that can signify the presence of prostate cancer | UPDATED: 17:54 GMT, 23 August 2012 A controversial blood test for prostate cancer may have significantly improved the survival prospects of patients diagnosed with advanced disease, research has shown.