Mothers-to-be "can safely enjoy two drinks a week without harming their baby" (and their child may be better behaved than if they abstained)

Mothers-to-be 'can safely enjoy two drinks a week without harming their baby' (and their child may be better behaved than if they abstained) Mothers should feel more relaxed about occasional tipple, research findsLight drinking does not adversely affect toddler developmentAnd it could even improve child's development in maths, reading and spatial skills By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 22:12 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 22:13 GMT, 16 April 2013 Pregnant women who enjoy a couple of glasses of wine each week will not harm their baby’s development, claim researchers.

How half of us are too stressed to sleep: Millions fail to get six hours a night experts say we need

How half of us are too stressed to sleep: Millions fail to get six hours a night experts say we need Higher earners sleep more soundly than those on a low incomeAverage Briton goes to bed at 11.15pm and sleeps for just over six hours By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:01 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 1 March 2013 More than 20 per cent of Britons sleep poorly most nights (file picture) Millions of us are struggling to get enough sleep, a study has found – and it’s putting our health at risk.

Dr App! From heart meters to panic beaters there"s an app to take care of you – but which can you really trust?

Dr App! From heart meters to panic beaters there's an app to take care of you – but which can you really trust By Mail On Sunday Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:23 GMT, 23 February 2013 There is an app for everything from coughs to heart rates and gum disease, but which ones are reliable and which are not We have asked leading medics to give their recommendations to guide you in the jungle of health apps: MANAGE SYMPTOMS FOR A HEALTHY HEART BOOST WELLBEING PREVENT ILLNESS

Refuse to exercise and we could cut your benefits, fat claimants are told

Refuse to exercise and we could cut your benefits, fat claimants are toldThe initiative could see obese people prescribed activity sessions by GPsThey would be penalised if they failed to turn up or rewarded if they doWestminster City Council will publish a report on the scheme today By Rosie Taylor PUBLISHED: 01:56 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:42 GMT, 3 January 2013 Obese benefits claimants who refuse to exercise could have their payments cut under plans being considered by a local council.

Feeling lonely could double the risk of Alzheimer"s – even if you have lots of friends

Feeling lonely could double the risk of Alzheimer's – even if you have lots of friends Dutch researchers found a significant link between feelings of loneliness – rather than having no friends – and the chances of suffering from Alzheimer'sAdds to mounting evidence that feeling lonely is a unique health risk factor | UPDATED: 01:08 GMT, 11 December 2012 Older people who feel alone are much more at risk of the degenerative brain disease (posed by model) Lonely people are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s in later life, say researchers.

Inspirational Women Of The Year: It"s too late to save my son"s sight, but I CAN help other children

Inspirational Women of the Year: It's too late to save my son's sight, but I CAN help other children | UPDATED: 02:11 GMT, 25 September 2012 Last week the Daily Mail launched our sixth annual Inspirational Women of the Year competition, in association with the Sanctuary Spa and the charity Wellbeing of Women.

Jogging increases life expectancy: Gentle jogging once a week "can add 6 years to your life"

Gentle jogging once a week 'can add six years to your life' | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 4 May 2012 Get those feet moving: Jogging for an hour a week from the age of 20 to 70 takes 108 days but adds more than five years to your life Jogging for just an hour a week can increase your life expectancy by around six years, reveal scientists.

Gentle jogging once a week "can add six years to your life"

Gentle jogging once a week 'can add six years to your life' | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 3 May 2012 Get those feet moving: Jogging for an hour a week from the age of 20 to 70 takes 108 days but adds more than five years to your life Jogging for just an hour a week can increase your life expectancy by around six years, reveal scientists.