BRITAIN is in the grip of hay fever hell thanks to the heatwave. Victims include people who have never suffered with an allergy to pollen before. The Met Office says the pollen count has been stuck at very high for at least a week, with no relief in sight.
GETTY Britons that NEVER had hay fever are falling victim due to the heatwave And one forecast says it could last until the middle of next month. Inquiries about hay fever – or allergic rhinitis – to the NHS website are up by 43 per cent this June compared with the same period last year. […]
Now it is hoped further research could help improve treatments for both conditions, although experts are currently at a loss to explain the relationship between them. Tom Warner, Professor of Clinical Neurology at University College London, who authored the study, said yesterday: “We can now say more definitely that there is a link between diabetes […]
American fashion designer Kate Spade was tragically found dead in her New York City apartment yesterday. The beloved designer, known for her handbags and dresses, received hundreds of tributes on social media, from fans and famous face alike. One of those leaving a tribute was Ivanka Trump, who posted a touching tribute to Kate on […]
People are so reluctant to take their inhaler medication for mild asthma on a daily basis that a pharmaceutical company has come up with a different approach.
Now, to help monitor their salt intake, researchers have developed a flexible and stretchable wireless sensing system designed to be comfortably worn in the mouth. Based on an ultrathin membrane, the sensor incorprates a miniaturised flexible electronic system that uses Bluetooth technology to wirelessly report salt consumption to a smartphone or tablet. The researchers plan […]
BRITAIN’S back pain sufferers are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to treatment or pain relief, according to new research. Latest figures show that millions of Britons suffer the agony of lower back or neck pain.
GETTY – STOCK Back pain treatment is subject to a postcode lottery But a new report from the British Chiropractic Association shows that our chances of curing or even just reducing the pain, depend upon where we live in the UK. The research found significant differences in the number of people experiencing long term back […]
THOUSANDS of Britons are being unfairly targeted at work simply because they have diabetes, research today reveals.
A MIRACLE jab that could ease the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers has been developed by scientists, it was revealed today. The breakthrough could also result in a reduction for the need for hip and knee replacement surgery that cost the NHS more than £1bn a year.