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 […]
PICKING your nose is a habit many indulge in while others find it repulsive. A new study has now revealed the harsh reality – that a quick pick could lead to the spread of a serious condition.
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. […]
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 […]
Jill Young’s daughter, Cara Kernohan, died suddenly of a severe form of pre-eclampsia called HELLP syndrome. She was 35 weeks pregnant.
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.
STROKE symptoms can be easily identified if you know what to look for in the person who is thought to be having a stroke. The three most common symptoms can be remembered using this four letter word.
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 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 […]