General Health

24 August 2012

Dr Hilary Jones shares his tips for staying safe in the sun

We all know how important it is to look after our skin in the sunny weather, but that doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice on our tan. Dr Hilary Jones, the ...
23 August 2012

Supplement of the week: Energex Plus

Modern lifestyles often put a strain on our energy resources, whether it’s going to work, jobs around the house, or making those long, tiring journeys. Energex Plus is an advanced formulation ...
23 August 2012

The ultimate festival health survival guide

Festival season may be drawing to a close, but that doesn't mean that we still shouldn't by thinking about our health when we attend one.  Overcrowding and serious screaming make festivals ...
23 August 2012

Women more likely to suffer with migraines

Migraines are more likely to inflict women than men, according to a new study.  The research, published in Brain, was conducted by Harvard scientists and looked at the differences between male ...
21 August 2012

Best health app: Sleep101

Sleep101 is the first free iPhone app which not only tracks sleep, but also gives users science-based advice to help them sleep better. The app also shows users how simple ...
20 August 2012

Health tips for weightloss and wellbeing

1. Losing weight naturally encompasses bringing a balanced change in one’s diet, exercise and lifestyle patterns.  2. Start your day with “honey water” using a teaspoonful of good quality honey (Manuka) ...
18 August 2012

Britons ‘inherently naive’ of skin cancer risks

Britons are unaware of the risks of skin cancer and this is believed to be the reason why there is difficulty slowing down the rise in skin cancer. We're failing to ...
17 August 2012

Best health app: Fitbit

The first ever Health App of the Week takes a look at Fitbit, a free Apple & Android mobile app that is designed to help users reach their health and ...
14 August 2012

Tips for staying safe at a festival

Festival fervor has enthralled the UK’s music aficionados. Thousands make the annual pop pilgrimage to their favourite festivals every year. The chance to see music legends and emerging artists, hang out ...
14 August 2012

Hope given to arthritis sufferers

Arthritis suffers who cannot take the highly prescribed treatment have been given hope with new data that has been released. The data has revealed that tens of thousands of rheumatoid arthritis ...
27 July 2012

Festival health tips

Heading to a festival this year? Then don’t be one of the thousands taken ill, injured, or worse, killed. Last year St. John’s Ambulance treated almost four thousand people1 at festivals ...
25 July 2012

It can take up to 18 years to feel in control type 2 diabetes

It can take up to 18 years to feel in control of Type 2 diabetes if there is little support available, according to new research.  The study by the University of ...
23 July 2012

Drop the pounds and boost your libido

While the saying mostly holds true that men think about sex every seven seconds, it could not be more different, as their minds are more likely focused on food than ...
19 July 2012

We're still not protecting our skin on holiday

Despite numerous health warnings and campaigns used to highlight the importance of using SPF on holiday, British holidaymakers are still failing to protect their skin on holiday.   A survey conducted ...
18 July 2012

New drug could benefit those with Alzheimer's

A potential new drug could bring benefits for cognition in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s, research suggests. The new information was presented today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference today. The ...
18 July 2012

Binge drinking could increase risk of cognitive decline in older adults

Older adults who binge drink are increasing their risk of cognitive decline, according to University of Exeter research. The study analysed data from 5,075 US adults aged 65 and older over ...
16 July 2012

Step Out- Taking Action On Stroke

For those that don’t know, what is a stroke?   A stroke is a brain attack which occurs because of a clot or a bleed in the brain, causing brain cells to ...

16 July 2012

Tom Hardy and fiancée are patrons of Bowel Cancer UK

Tom Hardy and fiancée Charlotte Riley have agreed to become patrons of Bowel Cancer UK after attending the charity’s 25th anniversary celebrations at No.10 Downing Street. The pair will help to ...
13 July 2012

Lydia Bright and Zoe Hardman encourage us to stay safe in the sun

So girls, tell us about this new Flag It! Campaign that you're working on. Lydia: Basically we've got involved with this Flag It! campaign, which is encouraging people to flag up ...
12 July 2012

4.8 million Brits plan on pulling a sickie to watch the Olympics

The Olympics are heading ever nearer and Brits are already planning on which events they're going to be watching, whether they're on during working hours or not.  A new survey found ...
12 July 2012

Wear skinny jeans? You're likely to twist a testicle

Fashionable tight-fitting jeans can cause bladder weakness and long- term health consequences, medical experts have warned. The uber-cool skinny denims, favoured by celebs such as Russell Brand, Jude Law and Joey ...
11 July 2012

What your app says about you

The apps we download onto our phone can be surprisingly revealing according to psychological coach Nick Jankel.  Hidden character traits like competiveness or ambition can be discovered just by looking at the ...
9 July 2012

Edith Bowman is helping to support and raise awareness for National Transplant Week

Edith Bowman is helping to support and raise awareness for National Transplant Week, which takes place from today.  Each year 1,000 people (three a day) die waiting for a transplant as ...
6 July 2012

Health benefits of kissing

It's International Kissing Day and to celebrate we have decided to share with you some of the health benefits of puckering up your lips. Kissing isn't just for fun you know. Kissing ...