Diabetes type 2: You should try to eat this much fruit and veg every day

Diabetes has two main forms, diabetes type 2 and diabetes type 1. They are both caused by problems with the hormone insulin, that is responsible for regulating blood sugar levels. Symptoms of these conditions tend to include needing the toilet regularly, increased hunger and thirst and tiredness. Treatment for diabetes focuses on maintaining blood sugar […]

Central banks should consider offering accounts to everyone

A RECESSION strikes. Central banks leap into action, cutting interest rates to perk up investment. But what if, as now, there is not much cutting to do, with rates already at or close to zero? In such cases the manual calls for purchases of government bonds with newly printed cash—quantitative easing, or QE—swelling the reserves […]

Ukrainian sanctions on Russian media undermine democracy, should be called off – HRW

The newly-imposed ban on Russian media outlets in Ukraine limits freedom of expression and undermines democracy in the country, Rachel Denber, deputy director for Human Rights Watch (HRW) in Europe and Central Asia, said. “The Ukrainian government’s sanctioning of Russian state media outlets is part of a series of measures it has taken that limit […]

Prostate cancer warning – should you get the PSA test? When to see a GP revealed

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in the UK, according to the NHS. The cancer is caused by a tumour developing in the prostate – a small pelvic gland that helps with the production of semen. Prostate cancer symptoms are often difficult to spot during its early stages. If the prostate is large […]

Diabetes type 2 – this is how many nuts you should eat everyday to lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes the amount of sugar in the blood to become too high, according to the NHS. It’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to it. Diabetes symptoms can include having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal […]

Why you should invest in Fresno and the Central Valley

GUEST: As CEO of a startup, I’ve participated in several different accelerator programs — Boomtown in Boulder, Colorado, The Brandery in Cincinnati, Ohio, and The Plug & Play retail program in Sunnyvale, California. My company’s currently headquartered in Fresno, CA, and I’ve lived in the Central Valley for my whole life with the exceptio…Read More

Bowel cancer warning – does your poo look like this? Should your stool sink or float?

Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer to be diagnosed in the UK, according to the NHS. Most people diagnosed with the cancer are over 60 years old. Bowel cancer symptoms include a persistent change in bowel habit, or a persistent abdominal pain. But, the symptoms of bowel cancer can be difficult to spot, […]