Lack of sleep as a teenager raises the risk of heart disease

Now that's a good excuse to stay in bed! Teenagers who skimp on sleep are more likely to suffer heart problems later in life Lack of sleep linked to high blood pressure and cholesterol Teenagers need around nine hours of sleep a night – and weekend catch-ups don't count | UPDATED: 12:34 GMT, 5 October 2012 Teenagers who don't get enough sleep are more likely to develop heart disease later in life, Canadian research has found.

Mother is slowly suffocating to death after contracting one of the world"s rarest lung conditions

Mother is slowly suffocating to death after contracting one of the world's rarest lung conditions Mother was diagnosed with rare disease just after her second child was born | UPDATED: 13:28 GMT, 28 June 2012 Sally struggles to keep up with her two children, who are now 11 and 13 years old A mother is slowly suffocating to death after contracting one of the world’s rarest lung conditions.

Miracle twins born 15 weeks premature survive being born with combined weight of just three and a half pounds

Miracle twins born red raw 15 WEEKS premature go home fit and healthy after being treated in six different hospitalsTwin boys George and Harrison both now nearly weigh 8lbs They have finally gone home five months after their births | UPDATED: 11:09 GMT, 22 May 2012 Twin boys who were born with a combined weight of less than three-and-a-half pounds have defied the odds to survive thanks to modern medicine.

Hackers "can gain access to medical implants and endanger patients" lives"

Hackers 'can gain access to medical implants and endanger patients' lives' | UPDATED: 09:45 GMT, 10 April 2012 It may sound like the plot of a modern thriller movie, but security researchers say many medical implants are vulnerable to cyber attacks that could endanger their users' lives.