Lullaby for a lifetime’s deep sleep?

We sleep for a third of our lives, but how do we slumber and what is the function of sleep? Victoria Lambert asks the experts

Male hormone link to high risk

Just being a man can sometimes kill you because men are at higher risk of heart problems, writes Victoria Lambert

Female hearts at greater risk

Well-dressed, well-groomed women are going undiagnosed with heart disease because they look healthy, as Victoria Lambert reports

Keep eyes cool in quality shades

Protecting your eyes from the harmful UV rays of the sun is so important that it should be second nature, as Victoria Lambert reports

Being comfortable with safety and emergency care

At first you may enjoy the thought of luxurious robes, toiletries and an in-room fridge when choosing private maternity care, but most mums-to-be will more realistically be concerned about safety, writes Victoria Lambert

Familiar, trusted faces when you need them

Victoria Lambert explains the nature of private maternity and describes what a mum-to-be can expect

On call and online, but is the NHS really on target?

Doctors are finding innovative ways of treating patients with technology that saves time, money and lives, writes Victoria Lambert

Avoiding risks to prevent stroke

Stroke is a largely preventable disease; its risk factors are well known and many are related to modern lifestyles, writes Victoria Lambert