5 December 2011
Last updated at 12:56 ET
Those who like a lie-in now have an excuse, as researchers reveal it is at least partly down to their genes.
European countries need to act now to tackle measles outbreaks, the World Health Organization warns.
Over 90% of cases of a common form of food poisoning seen this year were due to people eating undercooked chicken liver pate, often at weddings, infection experts have said.
The cost of caring for a child or young person with cancer is significant and families can be driven into debt as a result, says a report from a children's cancer charity.
Scientists discover blocking protein production in the immune system could prevent the spread of a disease that destroys nerve cells.
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