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.

Patients" lives put in danger by doctors who make "thousands of prescription errors every week"

Patients' lives put in danger by doctors who make 'thousands of prescription errors every week' In just one week, pharmacists had to double-check 4,409 pharmacies across EnglandPrescriptions contain the wrong doses, quantities and instructions for medicines | UPDATED: 14:53 GMT, 14 September 2012 Doctors are erroneously filling out tens of thousands of prescription forms that leave patients severely injured or even dead, it emerged today.

How quarter of British women misdiagnose illnesses by looking up symptoms on the internet

The dangers of Doctor Google: How a quarter of British women misdiagnose illness by looking up symptoms on the internet | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 11 August 2012 We’ve all done it: faced with vaguely worrying medical symptoms, an internet search is often simpler, and quicker, than waiting for a doctor’s appointment.