January 11 2018
Every day, millions of people in this country introduce toxic chemicals such as cadmium into their bodies
January 9 2018
A shingles vaccination programme is showing some good results with a reduction in both the number of cases and long-term complications.
January 3 2018
Climbing on to the scales at the start of the year may lead to a nasty shock. Two weeks of festive food and drinks can easily cause the pounds to pile on.
December 29 2017
A new study published this month in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) shows that during the last 300 years the standard wine glass has increased in size by a staggering sevenfold, with increasing risks to our health.
December 27 2017
An expert on wellbeing for older people is urging people to think how they can use technology to make Christmas and the New Year special.
December 22 2017
Health experts from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are urging us all not to wash our Christmas turkey before putting in the oven.
December 19 2017
It cleanses, hydrates and refreshes – there’s nothing quite like a nice cool glass of water. And not only does it feel satisfying, drinking water is vital for our bodies to function.
December 14 2017
Recent research confirms the growing bank of evidence that marriage gives some protection from dementia.
December 12 2017
Out of hours health experts are encouraging patients to put more than mince pies and turkey on their wish list as we prepare for a week of fun and festivities.
December 6 2017
New research shows that people living with dementia benefit from being connected with their local community. At Care UK, teams are working to develop these crucial links.