General Health

4 January 2013

The 31 ways to Live young

January is usually about the detox but what about doing something each day to make you feel younger and happier? evian have been workin with UCL psychologist Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic to ...
4 January 2013

Michelle Collins: Health interview

How long were you a smoker? I started smoking at 15 years old and carried on until I fell pregnant at aged 34. After the birth of my daughter Maia I ...
3 January 2013

How to stick to your New Year's Resolutions

Making a New Year's Resolution is a standard practice for the start of January but almost 4 in 10 people have given in within 2 weeks.  Of those that plan to ...
2 January 2013

Healthy Habits for 2013

Top up your Omega-3s with krill oil We all know that Omega-3s are good for our bodies but how many of us actually eat oily fish regularly or take a supplement? ...
31 December 2012

New Year’s Resolutions – Will you be another statistic?!

How many of us start the year with the best intentions – learning a language,  climbing a mountain, or just losing a bit of weight – only to get to ...
31 December 2012

If you make one resolution… make it to health-check-yourself

AXA PPP healthcare is asking people to take the time to think about what ‘normal’ feels like for their own body, and to seek medical advice if they think something ...
30 December 2012

A happy new healthy year with these tips

Sick and tired of feeling deflated after your New Year’s resolution has failed, and your wish to become a slimmer, healthier, cleverer you seemingly hasn’t materialised? Want some guaranteed results ...
28 December 2012

Type 2 Diabetes: Everything you need to know

What is diabetes? Insulin is a hormone produced by part of the pancreas, a large gland located behind the stomach. Insulin controls the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood. It moves glucose from the blood ...
26 December 2012

Beating the Binge

As New Year’s Eve approaches most people are more concerned about what they’ll be wearing, where they’ll be going – perhaps even who they’ll be kissing as the clock strikes ...
24 December 2012

How to avoid a hangover

With Christmas and New Year revelry looming, a hangover is most certainly on the cards for many of us. But is there anything we can do to help prevent a pounding ...
23 December 2012

How to avoid drinking to excess this Christmas

Drink less this Christmas and be surprised at the difference it makes. Most days of the year, you wouldn’t dream of opening a bottle of champagne for breakfast. But for many ...
21 December 2012

Beat a cold in 24 hours

For anyone struck down with a runny nose, fever, cough and aching muscles, it can seem like a day off work in bed is the only option. But for those ...
20 December 2012

88% of drinkers avoiding excessive festive temptations

The majority of Brits who drink will take action to resist the temptation to drink to excess this Christmas, by making efforts to stay in control of their drinking, reveals ...
20 December 2012

Natural energy boosters to get you through the Christmas rush

With the winter nights closing in, and another hectic Christmas period on the horizon, many of us feel our energy levels have been sapped after a long summer. According to ...
18 December 2012

Coughing cure

Chesty coughs often linger around for weeks after other nasty symptoms of a cold have passed, causing lost shut-eye, a sore chest, and overall irritation to you and those around ...
17 December 2012

Jingle Bowels? Brits suffering from stomach pain over Christmas

Over a third of people in the UK (17 million) have suffered from ‘jingle bowels’ – stomach complaints including painful abdominal cramps, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea, bloating and wind due to ...
17 December 2012

Anger management: Brits suffer bouts of rage every day

Hunger, IT problems and poor customer service are also bad for our blood pressure- as are cold callers, rudeness and job fears. Researchers studied the habits of 2,000 people to discover ...
16 December 2012

Accidents at Christmas – is Britain prepared?

The Festive season is one of the busiest for A&E departments with more than 80,000 injuries, pushing the monthly average number of accidents in the UK to its highest level.  Injuries ...
16 December 2012

Nation hit by 'Stop & Drop' Syndrome

If you have finished work to start a holiday and then immediately become ill, you have probably suffered from the ‘Stop & Drop’ Syndrome. No one knows exactly why ‘Stop & ...
15 December 2012

Sleep tips for the Santa season

As the Santa Season gets underway, the Sleep Council has devised a sleep survival plan for getting through the food, drink and telly fuelled marathon that lies ahead. With Britain set ...
14 December 2012

Birds tweeting is the key to waking up happy

The sounds of birds tweeting, a cockerel crowing and waves crashing leave us feeling more positive and more awake, according to new research.   The study, commissioned by Radox Shower Gel and ...
13 December 2012

Quit smoking: How to save your life and a small fortune

With the average price of a packet of cigarettes touching £7.50, a smoker can expect to benefit from an extra £2,737.50 in their bank account at the end of the ...
13 December 2012

Stress-relief tips for over Christmas

Christmas can be one of the most stressful times of the year with so many people to see, places to go and things to remember. The countdown has begun and millions ...
10 December 2012

What is Parkinson’s and how can you spot the symptoms?

In recent years, Parkinson’s has gained much publicity through the likes of Muhammad Ali, Michael J Fox and more recently, Bob Hoskins, but how much do we really know about ...