Doctors to tackle Britain's 2bn migraine: GPs will hold first conference dedicated to solving the common headacheMigraines force 83,000 people to miss work or school every dayAround a million people suffer 'medication headaches' caused by painkillersAnyone who takes a pill on more than 15 days in a month is at risk By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 13:51 GMT, 12 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 12 January 2013 Doctors will meet next week at the first migraine conference to discuss the common problem that affects everyone from the stressed worker to the exhausted parent. Migraines cause 83,000 people to miss work or school every day, cost the economy about 2billion a year and account for one in ten visits to the GP.
Cancer patients who struggle to pay their energy bills: Thousands are behind with one in four owing more than 200As much as 2.8million is owed by sufferers to heating companies in the UKThree in ten said that they have had to turn off the heating in the last three monthsAccording to Macmillan Cancer Support a third wore outdoor clothing inside | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 27 December 2012 Around 27,000 cancer patients in the UK are behind with paying their fuel bills Thousands of cancer sufferers are caught up in a 3million energy bills nightmare after falling behind with their payments, claims a leading charity. Around 27,000 cancer patients in the UK are behind with paying their fuel bills – with the debts of one in four exceeding 200. As much as 2.8million is owed by sufferers to heating companies in the UK, according to new research by Macmillan Cancer Support