Best supplements for eczema: 3p a day capsules could reduce symptoms

Eczema is a long-term condition that causes the skin to become itchy red, dry and cracked, according to the NHS. It most often appears in children before their first birthday. But, it could also develop in adults for the first time. The symptoms of eczema vary between having small patches of dry skin, and having widespread inflamed, […]

Dementia – are men or women more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease?

Dementia is the name given a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function. The most common types of dementia in the UK include Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by an abnormal build-up of proteins in or around brain cells, while vascular dementia is caused by a reduced blood […]

Flu jab: What are the side effects? Vaccine may cause these worrying symptoms

Flu jab is routinely given to children aged two and three, children in reception class and school years one to five, and children aged two to 17 years at risk of flu. It’s also offered free of charge on the NHS to people who are at risk of catching the virus such as people aged […]

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: If your skin turns this colour you could have the disease

Pancreatic cancer is caused by the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the pancreas. Around half of all new cases are diagnosed in people aged 75 and over, and it is uncommon in people under the age of 40. In the early stages of pancreatic cancer, symptoms usually aren’t present, making it difficult to […]

Weight loss: Eat breakfast at this time instead to reduce body fat – without diet changes

Weight loss can be at the forefront of many people’s minds, in regards to getting healthier. One of the harder parts of dieting is eating heather and cutting out treats and snacks. Yet a new study has revealed how to reduce body fat without making a change to the foods in a diet. Instead, it […]

Danger of daily aspirin: pill leads higher risk of death

They were also at “significantly” increased risk of serious internal bleeding.  Those who had not previously suffered a stroke or heart attack and did not take aspirin were more likely to live longer.  Experts said the findings showed many older people may be taking the medicine “unnecessarily” and that it is “really of very little […]

Flawed research leads bad medicine, claims Doctor

Last week research that looked at data examining almost 1.3 million people revealed no link whatsoever of high total cholesterol or “bad cholesterol” with heart disease.  Lead author Uffe Ravskov told New Scientist last year “the cholesterol campaign is the greatest medical scandal of modern time”.  The fear of cholesterol has driven a multibillion pound […]

River Island debuts stellar campaign to promote body positivity – ‘labels are for clothes'

River Island is a British high street fashion brand, currently in the midst of celebrating its 30th anniversary. As part of the celebrations, the brand has launched a new line, embracing individuality “through fashion and self-expression.” The launch is the second instalment of the brand’s SS18 Labels Are For Clothes campaign, which debuted earlier this […]

Supplements: Best supplements for improving your heart health

Millions of people take vitamins and dietary supplements with the aim of boosting their health. Taking supplements has become more popular in recent years, with the UK market booming on the back of products claiming to help you achieve certain results. Popular supplements include vitamins for overall health, skin, hair and nail supplements, and weight […]