March 22 2017
Are you feeling tired all the time? Are you experiencing depression or mood swings?
March 17 2017
Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) is organising the 18th National Salt Awareness Week (20-26 March 2017) with this year’s theme being ‘Salt: The Forgotten Killer’.
March 14 2017
In the UK glaucoma affects 1 per cent of people aged over 40 and 5 per cent over the age of 80. World Glaucoma Week (12-18 March 2017) will see healthcare professionals across the country educating people about the eye condition that can lead to blindness.
March 9 2017
A study, recently released by researchers at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, has linked obesity with abnormal sleeping patterns and genetics.
March 6 2017
According to NHS England, smoking remains the biggest cause of premature death in England, accounting for more than 80,000 deaths in the UK annually.
March 1 2017
Care UK medical director Dr Marco la Malfa is calling on people not to be put off by a new study from scientists at Imperial College London that claims we should be aiming to double the five portions a day of fruit and vegetables recommended by the Department of Health.
February 27 2017
The recent announcement that MPs have launched a commission to tackle the ‘silent epidemic’ of loneliness across the UK in honour of the murdered Labour MP Jo Cox has bought this subject firmly back into the spotlight.
February 20 2017
So called smart inhalers are poised to be available to patients shortly and have the potential to transform care for people with asthma.
February 15 2017
What would you do if you suspect someone you love has just suffered a stroke? A new campaign has been launched to remind people of the main symptoms of stroke and the importance of calling 999 immediately.
February 14 2017
While you may be planning to pucker-up on 14 February, be careful you aren’t giving or getting a bit more than you bargained for.