General Health

3 August 2014

Taking the pain out of IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is Britain’s most common digestive complaint, affecting nearly a fifth of the population – so if you suffer, we have the guide to take the pain away. Registered Nutritional Therapist ...
2 August 2014

Is brown fat best for the body?

Brown fat could help our fight against obesity and diabetes, according to new research, but do you know what it is? Weight management expert and founder of Vavista.com, Dr Sally Norton ...
1 August 2014

Recent use of birth control pills increases breast cancer risk

Women who recently used birth control pills had an increased risk of breast cancer, according to new research published in Cancer Research. The study found that those women who used pills ...
31 July 2014

Body and health myths exposed

We’ve all heard them, the body and health myths that creep up time and time again, but we’re here to bust those myths and put you straight. With the help of ...
30 July 2014

Sam Faiers urges nation to #LoveYourGut

Sam Faiers has teamed up with Love Your Gut to support this year’s Gut Week (11th -17th August 2014). Gut Week is part of Love Your Gut, an ongoing campaign which ...
30 July 2014

Festival health advice

Rainy days are becoming few and far between, the BBQs are being dusted off and over 300 music festivals across the UK are preparing to open their gates to thousands ...
29 July 2014

Breast cancer treatments transformed with single-dose radiotherapy

An innovative new type of radiotherapy used just once for breast cancer is set to be recommended for NHS patients. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published ...
28 July 2014

World Hepatitis Day: Experts call for greater awareness of the ‘Silent Epidemic’

Ahead of World Hepatitis Day, 28th July 2014, United European Gastroenterology (UEG) call for greater awareness of the symptoms of hepatitis C, a blood-borne virus that increases the risk of ...
27 July 2014

Inflammation: Everything you need to know

Inflammation is often a word used in the health sector, but do you know what this common health issue actually is? Katy Mason DIPCNMFNTP, Nutritionist at NutriCentre.com explores this common health ...
26 July 2014

Fear of ageing kicks in at 50

With the population living longer than ever before, it is somewhat of a concern that two thirds of women aged 50 and over are already worrying about getting old. Anxieties about ...
25 July 2014

10 easy ways to look after your long-term health

How often do you consider your long-term health? Well a recent survey found that Brits are living for the moment until they hit 36 and then decide to take health ...
24 July 2014

Healthy hygiene tips

As Britain prepares for the hottest week of the year with temperatures soaring higher than Hawaii, this weekend is sure to be filled with BBQ brilliance. But with 120,000 extra ...
22 July 2014

Gender selection UK baby boom

Choosing the sex of your child, which is currently illegal in the UK, is becoming increasingly popular for Brits, according to the worlds leading fertility specialist, Dr. Daniel Potter. Dr. Potter, ...
21 July 2014

Unhealthy workforces cost UK companies £58 billion a year

Sick leave and working whilst unwell costs companies, on average, 7.78% of their yearly wage bill, according to the 2014 Britain’s Healthiest Company Report. Using ONS statistics, this translates into an ...
19 July 2014

How to stay healthy during the heatwave

With temperatures looking to be hotter than Barbados this week in part of the UK according to reports, we thought we best share some health tips on how to stay ...
18 July 2014

UV rays are invisible, but their effects aren't

New research shows that many of us have been caught off guard when it comes to the right sun protection for our children and, with the current heatwave, parents are ...
17 July 2014

Avoiding dementia and promoting better brain health

Your brain continues to develop across a lifespan. It has the capacity for nerve regeneration and pathway rewiring, and it has the ability to grow new tissue. In fact, your ...
16 July 2014

Teens have desire to tan despite knowing someone with skin cancer

Despite the warning of skin cancer, almost one in four 13-19 year old have shockingly admitted that they would still get sunburnt for a tan, even if they knew someone ...
15 July 2014

7 ways to treat hip arthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the joints, it's the most common form of arthritis in the UK according to the NHS and around 1 million people see there GP ...
15 July 2014

How to keep your eyes safe this summer

When it comes to staying safe in the sun we all know how to protect our skin, but what about our eyes? Longer, lazy summer days entice us to enjoy more ...
14 July 2014

Eye scans can detect Alzheimer's disease

Eye scans could be used to detect Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research presented at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Researchers presented results from two small studies describing different techniques to detect ...
13 July 2014

The effect of drinking on your heart health

Drinking heavily is bad for the health, especially for the heart and new research from this week shows that reducing alcohol consumption – even for those who are only light ...
12 July 2014

Fertility treatments still classed a taboo subject

Infertility is viewed very differently across Europe according to a new study, which shows that the majority of Italians, Irish and German patients feel it’s a taboo subject and 36% ...
11 July 2014

Body fears putting women off pregnancy

A third of women are avoiding getting pregnancy due to worries about the changes it will cause to their weight and body, according to new research. The study has revealed the ...
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