August 17 2017
Bowel Cancer UK has released statistics showing the rate of people dying from bowel cancer in the UK has plummeted by more than 30 per cent in the last 20 years.
August 14 2017
GP practices have been issued with new guidance on giving the adult hepatitis B jab in an attempt to combat a global shortage of the vaccine.
August 7 2017
New research from the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) shows that starting a variety of new hobbies can protect against cognitive decline. However, brain training games have little if any effect.
August 2 2017
Social prescribing allows your GP, nurse or other healthcare professional to prescribe non-clinical activities to support or improve your health. It can involve a variety of activities which are often provided by voluntary and community sector organisations.
July 31 2017
If coverage of the Glastonbury or Latitude festivals has prompted you to book a ticket for one of the multitude of other music festivals on offer this summer, you might want to read this helpful advice.
July 27 2017
As we go into the peak summer holiday season Care UK’s expert pharmacist from Southampton NHS Treatment Centre, Arevan Rahman, explains how the sun burns our sk
July 24 2017
A survey carried out by local health commissioners has revealed that 96 per cent of people are prepared to purchase medicine for minor conditions from the pharmacy, rather than expect to get it on prescription.
July 20 2017
Parents are being reminded this summer to encourage their 18 year old children to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis and septicaemia.
July 17 2017
The number of children doing an hour of exercise each day falls by nearly 40 per cent between the ages of five and 12 and more than one-third of children in England are overweight by the time they leave primary school.
July 13 2017
Health experts are urging men in the South who spend a lot of time outdoors to protect themselves against the sun, to reduce the risk of skin cancer.