Sleep researchers found that disruption to natural body clock has ‘severe’ impact on finely-tuned DNA
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Thursday 05 February 2009
For once, the aesthetic charms of his working environment were this week lost on Charlie Longsdon. The Cotswolds rolled in their new white pelt, while snowy twigs and branches embraced intricately across the road. But Longsdon was impatient for a thaw. This is potentially the most important week of his career so far, and he could ill afford any hold-ups. For here is a young trainer in a hurry.
Thursday 08 January 2009
Sunday 21 December 2008
Saturday 20 December 2008
Friday 28 November 2008
Some aspiring mothers may think they have heard it all before – warnings about focussing on careers and waiting too long to have children. In yet another stark caution this week, doctors said leaving it until 40 defies nature and risks heartbreak. But what makes this latest message more worrying is that it comes amid a row over the increase in Down's syndrome births, which, following a sharp fall after the widespread introduction of antenatal screening in 1989, have since risen.
Tuesday 28 October 2008
Tuesday 09 September 2008
I am 24 weeks pregnant and I'm worried about chickenpox, as my three-year-old son has been exposed to it at his nursery. Is there any chance that the baby will be infected or damaged by chickenpox?
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Another lightning Bolt for Jamaica; another unexpected jolt of a medal for Great Britain. Usain Bolt was still posing next to the trackside clock on the infield of the Beijing Bird’s Nest when Tasha Danvers was getting ready to settle into her starting blocks for the women’s 400m hurdles final. The barriers set out in front of her were just ten more to surmount in a career - a season even - that has been strewn with obstacles.
Tuesday 01 July 2008
Patients will be able to choose which surgeon they want to carry out their operation under changes to the NHS designed improve quality of treatment.
Tuesday 06 May 2008
A British couple holidaying in Portugal who were due in court today after allegedly getting so drunk that they passed out while in charge of their three young children are believed to have left the country, the Foreign Office said.
Thursday 01 May 2008
New regulations are to be introduced to curb the use of DIY kits for collecting blood from umbilical cords.
Sunday 20 April 2008
Sunday 20 April 2008
Thursday 17 April 2008
A dramatic fall in deaths from prostate cancer in the US has raised questions about Britain's poor performance against the commonest cancer in men.
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more