Posts Tagged by Health news

Children’s cough syrup RECALLED over mould fears – Asda, Morrisons, Tesco, Sainsbury’s

CHILDREN’S cough syrup sold in Asda and Morrisons has been recalled due to mould fears. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Dementia – supplement that may prevent Alzheimer’s is ‘important medical advancement’

DEMENTIA supplements to prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, or slow down the brain condition’s progress, is “one of the most important medical advancements of then century”, scientists have claimed. Could this breakthrough food supplement be the beginning of the end for dementia symptoms? read […]

Billy Caldwell: Campaigner’s company sells cannabis oil

Charlotte Caldwell has been treating her severely epileptic son, Billy, with cannabis oil since 2016. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers ‘shortened 456 lives’

There was “disregard for human life” in prescribing drugs at Gosport hospital, a report finds. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Arthritis – add this 35p summer fruit to your breakfast to prevent joint pain

ARTHRITIS pain could be treated by making changes to your diet and exercise plans. You could prevent joint symptoms by eating more of this cheap fruit, it’s been claimed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Eczema – five ways to prevent skin condition from coming back

ECZEMA could be treated by making changes to your diet or lifestyle. While creams or ointments may help to reduce dry skin symptoms, you can relieve painful or itchy signs of eczema with these tips. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Bowel cancer warning – does your poo look like this? Best consistency of stool revealed

BOWEL cancer symptoms could be revealed by looking at your poo. What does a healthy stool look like? Bowel cancer signs could be seen by the consistency of your stool. Do you have healthy toilet habits? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

High blood pressure: Avoid this exercise or risk hypertension – are you at risk?

HIGH blood pressure could be treated by changing your diet or exercise plan. You could increase your risk of hypertension symptoms by doing this exercise – are you at risk? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Home in on peak fitness

With the Fifa World Cup under way, Wimbledon tennis in July and India’s cricketers soon to arrive for a summer series, it’s enough to get the nation’s sports fans back to the gym. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Cancer experts warn of ‘quack apps promising miracle cures’

WORRIED patients were last night warned not to download “quack” health apps promising miracle cures for diseases such as cancer. Scores of applications are available via web companies such as Google and Apple, offering eating plans to rid the body of killer conditions. read more […]

Cities Face Dramatic Rise in Heat, Flood Risks by 2050, Researchers Say

In just 30 years, cities around the world will face dramatically higher risks from extreme heat, coastal flooding, power blackouts and food and water shortages unless climate-changing emissions are curbed, urban researchers warned Tuesday. Today, for instance, over 200 million people in 350 cities face […]

As DRC Grapples with Ebola, Guinea Keeps Up Its Guard

Just after a morning rain, Gourma Mamadou was shopping in this capital city’s crowded, open-air Kaloum market. The young man said he was well aware of the current Ebola outbreak simmering some 4,000 kilometers to the southeast in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where […]

Gosport hospital deaths: Independent panel findings due

A panel has analysed hundreds of patient death certificates at Gosport War Memorial Hospital. read more >>> Source:: BBC

The nurses tackling mental illness in police custody

About third of those arrested in England have mental health issues. The BBC met the nurses who help them. read more >>> Source:: BBC

DVT symptoms: Four signs of deep vein thrombosis to watch for when you fly this summer

DVT, which stands for deep vein thrombosis, is when a blood clot develops within a deep vein in the body, usually in the leg. The condition has long being associated with flying and the complications can be fatal. So what symptoms and signs should you […]

Kenya Seeks to Boost Girls’ Education by Providing Free Sanitary Products

Menstruation often means missing school for many girls in parts of Africa. But should the state provide sanitary products to girls who cannot afford them to prevent them from falling behind in their studies? That question continues to stir debate in several East African countries […]

How to get to sleep in hot weather: Leave this open in your home for peaceful slumber

HOW TO get to sleep: The hot weather can wreak havoc on sleep patterns, but with a good night’s rest being one of the most important things for bodily function, what can you do to ensure you get your well needed forty winks? read more […]

Nick Hague Dreamed of the Stars as a Boy, Now He’s Heading to Space

As a boy growing up in Kansas, Nick Hague looked up at the stars and wanted to explore the unknown. In October, his dream will come true when he blasts off on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station. Before rocketing into space […]

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six foods to include in your diet to avoid symptoms developing

VITAMIN B12 deficiency can result in anaemia, but among its symptoms are headaches and a reduced appetite. The vitamin is vital in keeping the body in the best condition, but because the body doesn’t make the vitamin it’s important to get it from a balanced […]

Mini stroke symptoms: Seven signs there’s a problem and you’re at risk of having a stroke

MINI stroke symptoms are the same as those of a stroke, but they tend to only last for a few minutes or hours. It’s important to be aware of all the signs because a mini stroke could mean you’re at risk of having a full […]

Cannabis: What are the risks of recreational use?

The government has dismissed calls to legalise cannabis for recreational use. What are the drug’s risks? read more >>> Source:: BBC

How to get rid of hay fever: Avoid this drink during high pollen count to reduce symptoms

HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers are being told to prepare this week for the highest pollen count in over a decade. So what’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

My cancer battles have taught me so much

HIS time last year I had lost my balance, literally. I was walking like a drunk, tipping from side to side and falling over if I turned my head too quickly. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

But Home Secretary Sajid Javid says the ban on recreational use of the drug will continue. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Gardening cured my blues after failed spine op

TO THE millions of viewers of BBC Gardeners’ World, renowned landscape designer Mark Lane has become a familiar face in recent years, presenting the long-running and much-loved show alongside stars such as Monty Don and Carol Klein. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Ultra-Secure Lab in Gabon Equipped for Ebola Studies

At a research facility in Gabon, one isolated building stands behind an electrified fence, under round-the-clock scrutiny by video cameras. The locked-down P4 lab is built to handle the world’s most dangerous viruses, including Ebola. “Only four people, three researchers and a technician, are authorized […]

Magnesium deficiency – do you need supplements? Signs to look out for revealed

MAGNESIUM deficiency symptoms include feeling very tired, muscle spasms and confusion. If you have these signs, you may consider adding magnesium supplements to your diet. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Stomach bloating: Juicing Guru on ITV’s This Morning recommends juice to treat swelling

STOMACH bloating is caused by eating something that your stomach disagrees with, or something that you’re allergic to. It involves a swelling in the stomach which can be painful. Juicing guru, Jason Vale, recommended trying this drink on ITV’s This Morning to help beat the […]

What do your fingernails say about your health? Dr Chris reveals ‘clubbing’ causes

FINGERNAILS could say a lot about your health, according to ITV This Morning’s Dr Chris Steele. Finger clubbing could be a sign of something serious. This is what to look out for. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Legalising cannabis: What you need to know

The debate on legalising cannabis has been reignited by the case of a 12-year-old boy with epilepsy. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Cannabis war ‘comprehensively lost’, says William Hague

The former Conservative leader urges his party to consider legalising recreational use of the drug. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Back pain – why your morning coffee could be causing your painful backache

BACK pain could be caused by your diet plan, it’s been revealed. This is why your morning coffee could be causing your lower back pain. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Breast cancer symptoms: Changes in breast size could be a sign – how to spot signs

BREAST cancer symptoms begin to appear when cells grow and divide uncontrollably in this area. You should check your whole breast regularly for any warning sign of breast cancer. Watch out for these three signs of the condition. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes: Eat red onion to slash blood sugar levels – how to change your diet

DIABETES type 2 and type 1 sufferers need to control their blood sugar to avoid blood sugar spikes which, if left for a long time, could cause a coma or blindness. They do this through changes to their lifestyle and diet, including adding new foods. […]

WHO Lists Compulsive Video Gaming As Mental Health Problem

Parents suspicious that their children may be addicted to video games now have support from health authorities. The World Health Organization has listed “gaming disorder” as a new mental health problem on its 11th edition of International Classification of Diseases, released on Monday. But as […]

Warned 30 Years Ago, Global Warming ‘Is in Our Living Room’

We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived. The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening […]

Couple’s anger after ‘stillborn’ son died in their arms

Ellie and Chris James’s newborn son died in their arms – minutes after being told he was dead. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Sex, walking and wine…secrets to feeling young

AN ACTIVE love life, drinking red wine and dancing are among the top 40 things that keep us feeling young, a poll revealed yesterday. Singing along to music, spending time with younger people and staying positive also help older Britons feel more sprightly. read more […]

Wales ‘behind’ in technology to detect prostate cancer

The mpMRI scan is currently available in just three out of seven Welsh health boards. read more >>> Source:: BBC

As Venezuela’s Health System Crumbles, Pregnant Women Flee to Colombia

Exhausted but relieved, Yariani Flores lay next to her healthy newborn son, along with four other Venezuelan women who just gave birth in a hospital in Colombia’s border city of Cucuta. Thousands of Venezuelan women have done the same over the past few years, as […]

How to sleep in hot weather: Beat the heat with a cold flannel on this part of your body

HOW TO SLEEP: Many of us regularly wake up hot due to the summer heat, and with sleep being one of the most important things for bodily function, how can you beat the heat to get a peaceful night’s rest? read more >>> Source:: The […]

Trump Announces Plans for Pentagon to Create ‘Space Force’

Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force” as an independent service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space. Trump envisioned a bright future for the U.S. space program, […]

How to get rid of a fungal nail infection: Prevent condition by doing this every day

HOW TO get rid of a fungal nail infection: While the condition is common, fungal nail infections can take a long time to treat. They usually affect your toenails, but can be found on fingernails too. So what can you to treat one and prevent […]

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Five drinks that won’t make your blood sugar spike

DIABETES type 2 symptoms are not always apparent, but it’s important to recognise all the signs or do what you can to prevent the condition as it can lead to other health problems such as heart disease and stroke. One of the ways to reduce […]

Stroke symptoms: These three short-lived signs could indicate a medical emergency

STROKE symptoms can vary from person to person but the main signs are usually seen in the face, arms and speech. The main signs can be remembered with the word FAST, but there are some short-lived symptoms you should also be aware of. read more […]

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