Wednesday, 26 March 2014

At last! Two bits of sensible health advice from the BBC.

Have a nice lie-in every day

Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests.

In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, according to a study in The Journal of Neuroscience.

Don't play football

The Football Association has apologised to the widow of a former England striker who died after suffering brain damage from heading heavy leather footballs.