WARNING: Picking your nose can lead to the spread of a life-threatening health condition

Picking your nose may not seem like a big deal to many people, but scientific evidence has now suggested otherwise. Experts have said the act can actually be dangerous and have damaging consequences. According to new research published in the European Respiratory Journal, picking your nose could spread a dangerous bacteria that causes pneumonia. Pneumonia […]

Heart attack: How many nuts should you eat to avoid the life-threatening state?

Heart attacks occur when the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. If you suspect a heart attack you should call 999 immediately as potential complications can be life-threatening. But a heart attack can be prevented from happening in the first place by making some easy lifestyle changes. […]

What is a stroke? Strokes are life-threatening – signs and symptoms you MUST look out for

A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition, regarded as a medical emergency. It occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off, which injures the brain and can leave victims with long-term problems. The brain needs the oxygen and nutrients provided by blood to function properly. If the supply of […]

High blood pressure warning: Certain habits can lead to life-threatening complications

HIGH blood pressure is a serious condition which can result in serious health complications. It can often be prevented through some healthy lifestyle choices, but new research has revealed the current habits of the UK could lead to a high blood pressure epidemic.

Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this part of the body can indicate life-threatening state

HEART attack symptoms can be associated with those of less serious health conditions, but if you suspect any are happening, you should dial 999 immediately. The condition is considered a medical emergency and can have life-threatening consequences. One of the most notable signs is feeling pain in a particular part of the body.

Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this part of the body can indicate life-threatening state

Heart attack symptoms can be difficult to spot, particularly when ones like sweating are associated with less serious health conditions. The condition occurs when there is lack of blood to the heart. Coronary heart disease – where the major blood vessels that supply the heart get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol – is the […]

Hurricane Florence weakens slightly as it churns toward the Carolinas, but ‘life-threatening’ storm surges and flooding remain likely

NASA via AP Hurricane Florence, weakened to a Category 2 storm late Wednesday night on its way to the shores of the Carolinas, the National Hurricane Center said. The National Hurricane Center warned that a “life-threatening storm surge and rainfall” to the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states remains likely with tropical-storm-force winds arriving Thursday. Hurricane and storm […]