Tears and tantrums in childhood raise risk of heart attacks and strokes in middle age (especially in girls)

Tears and tantrums in childhood raise risk of heart attacks and strokes in middle age (especially in girls) Girls who experienced distress as seven-year-olds had a 31% increased risk of heart disease in their 40sPersistent unhappiness is known to activate the stress response in the body By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:14 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 4 February 2013 Ongoing feelings of distress during childhood could raise the risk of heart attacks and stroke in middle age Children who are prone to having tantrums could be at higher risk of heart disease when they hit middle age, say researchers.

NHS Hospital cutbacks "have left one nurse to every 18 patients"

Hospital cutbacks 'have left one nurse to every 18 patients': Front-line health staff put Health Secretary on the spot Jobs ‘at risk’ because of spending cuts, according to Royal College of Nursing study Community nurses among those facing the chop A total of 26,000 jobs already gone in last two yearsLansley receives frosty reception at nursing conference | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 14 May 2012 Nurses have told the Health Secretary they are routinely being left alone on wards caring for up to 18 patients at a time.