Get stressed in traffic jams Be warned – it could be as bad for your health as eating junk food Getting stressed by everyday irritations can cause mental health problems a decade later Researchers warn that the cumulative effect of getting annoyed at small things every day is damaging By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 17:13 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 3 April 2013 Getting irritated about the small things in life is just as bad for your health as eating a poor diet or failing to exercise, a new study suggests.
Half the impact of sleeping pills 'is due to placebo effect': Findings cast doubt over effectiveness of medicationStudy finds 'placebo affect' is behind much of the drug's benefitSleeping pills have wide range of side effects, such as memory loss and imbalanceScientists urge insomnia sufferers to seek out psychological treatment PUBLISHED: 01:08 GMT, 21 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 21 December 2012 Placebo: Much of the effects of sleeping pills are in the mind , according to a new report Around half the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect – where people get better even when they are taking a ‘dummy’ drug, according to a study.
Balding software engineer claims generic version of Propecia hair growth pills turned him into a WOMAN | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 23 July 2012 A man who took pills to help cure his baldness has claimed they turned him into a woman.
A brain tumour is making me go deaf – so why does the NHS refuse to 'zap' it One woman's battle for pioneering treatment | UPDATED: 21:11 GMT, 14 July 2012 Anger: Angela Steel faces surgery after she was refused radiotherapy The surgeon was adamant – the MRI scan showed a tumour on Angela Steel’s brain and it had to be dealt with.
Fat-busting, super diet pill could help beat obesity by preventing those hunger pangsScientists in the US have found the secret to fighting the flab may lie in the brainA gut-shrinking drug that targets the receptor controlling hunger could be available within months | UPDATED: 19:12 GMT, 9 June 2012 Enlarge Fat-busting: Scientists believe a drug could be developed to tackle obesity by targeting hunger pangs in the brain A super diet pill aimed at curbing fat people's appetites could soon be a reality thanks to boffins who have found the secret to tackling obesity may lie in the brain.
Chemical in fake tan and make-up linked to obesity and diabetesPhthalates are widely used in a range of cosmeticsStudy finds link to weight gain and insulin resistance | UPDATED: 12:31 GMT, 13 April 2012 A study found that a chemical commonly used in cosmetics can increase the risk of obesity A chemical used in make-up and self tanning lotions has been linked to obesity.
Pioneering neurosurgeon saves two young boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery Fathers of two injured boys recognised each other from football | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 20 March 2012 A neurosurgeon saved the lives of two boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery on them both after they were rushed to hospital with identical injuries.