January 31 2018
According to an answer to a recent Parliamentary question, more than 75,500 people who were admitted to hospital in 2017 had a primary or secondary diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency. Six years earlier that number had been just 10,000.
January 30 2018
A new annual survey has uncovered the shocking statistic that one in four adults in England has high blood pressure, a condition that can cause long-term debilitating illness.
January 29 2018
There’s no doubt that being active in your local community can have a beneficial effect on your well-being, and a new survey shows that people approaching retirement are keen to do their bit and boost their health at the same time.
January 18 2018
Nicola Swanborough from the Epilepsy Society offers helpful advice on what to do if you are with someone having a seizure.
January 16 2018
New evidence is suggesting that weight loss, for those heavier than medically recommended, could have more health benefits than previously thought, especially for women.
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.