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Best supplements to avoid cold and flu: Four high street remedies to take this winter

BEST supplements to avoid cold and flu this winter: Wrapping up warm, drinking plenty of water and getting good sleep are all ways of building up immunity, but sometimes your body needs a helping hand to keep you feeling strong. One way to do this […]

Immunotherapy Shows Modest Progress Against Breast Cancer

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether […]

Arthritis: Four knee exercises to relieve osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis pain

ARTHRITIS in the knee can be painful, uncomfortable and make things as simple as walking difficult. Try these four exercises to relieve knee pain and symptoms associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Bloated stomach remedies: This 30p fruit can relieve painful stomach cramps and bloating

A BLOATED stomach can be caused by eating certain foods which cause trapped wind. However, other types of food can help soothe painful stomach cramps and bloating, such as this 30p fruit. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Feeling very tired could be a sign you are diabetic

DIABETES type 2 symptoms don’t necessarily make people feel unwell, which means many people have the condition without realising. However, there are symptoms of the blood sugar condition to look out for, one of which is feeling very tired. read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

High blood pressure: Seven foods to add to your diet to lower blood pressure

HIGH BLOOD pressure can be caused by following a poor diet and eating too much salt. However, blood pressure can be lowered by making changes to your diet and eating the right kinds of food. Add these seven foods to your diet to ensure healthy […]

When women got pills for hysteria and advice to keep vaginas clean

A Royal College of Nursing exhibition charts the strange, sometimes disturbing history of women’s healthcare. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Cancer warning – why you should never ignore this symptom on your teeth

CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could lower your risk of cancer signs seeing a dentist if you have this painful symptom on your teeth – but what should you be looking out for? read […]

Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents

People living with dementia put on their dancing shoes and boogie to Ol’ Blue Eyes. read more >>> Source:: BBC

How to sleep – fill your bedroom with this smell to get the BEST night’s sleep

HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bedtime routine, watching your diet, or by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. You could also get a better quality night’s rest and fall asleep faster by filling your bedroom with this smell. read more >>> Source:: The […]

Heart attack warning – why you should never ignore this foot symptom

HEART attack symptoms vary from person to person, but mainly include chest pain, difficulty breathing, and feeling dizzy. You could be at risk of myocardial infarction symptoms if you have this one sign in your feet. Are you at risk? read more >>> Source:: The […]

How to live longer – the 55p daily snack that could prevent bowel cancer and early death

HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could lower your risk of bowel cancer symptoms and boost your life expectancy by eating more of this cheap snack, it’s been claimed. read more […]

Kuru disease: What is CANNIBAL infection and how is it spread?

KURU, dubbed a ‘zombie disease’, shares a link with mad cow disease. What causes Kuru and how does it spread? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Vitamin D deficiency warning – the one ‘excessive’ symptom you should never ignore

VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, hair loss, or general aches and pains. You could also be at risk of the deficiency, and may need to add more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if you have this “excessive” sign. read more >>> Source:: The […]

Flu vaccine delays for NI over-65s

Manufacturing constraints mean some jabs won’t be available until late November, says chief medical officer. read more >>> Source:: BBC

End of life care: How to talk to someone who is dying

People with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Best supplements for sleep: Take this supplement before bed to ensure a good night’s rest

BEST supplements for sleep: Getting a good night’s sleep each night is very important as it can have a big impact on a person’s health. Taking a certain vitamin before bed each night has been proven to help with sleep deprivation. read more >>> Source:: […]

Lower back pain: Do this simple abs exercise five times a day to relieve backache fast

LOWER back pain affects one in three adults in the UK, but while laying down may seem to offer the best relief, the key to treating backache is actually keeping active. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Depressed? The places not to live if you need help

NHS talking therapy service is failing patients in one in seven areas of England, BBC analysis shows. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Bloating: Four probiotic-enriched foods to eat to help reduce a bloated stomach

BLOATING is a common problem many people experience after eating as the body reacts to different foods. While some foods promote bloating others have been found to reduce it, like probiotics. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Prostate cancer symptoms: How to test for signs of the life-threatening disease

PROSTATE cancer symptoms can go undetected in the early stages, but when signs do begin to appear what can you do to test if you have the disease? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

High blood pressure: Avoid having these foods for breakfast to help lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure can lead to serious complications if left untreated. So to control your reading and to prevent the condition from developing in the first place it’s important to eat a healthy, balanced diet. For the first meal of the day, breakfast, what foods […]

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Taking a daytime nap for this long could indicate the condition

TYPE 2 DIABETES symptoms are hard to spot because they don’t necessarily cause you to feel unwell. But being familiar with signs of the condition can help you dodge serious health complications. One indicator is daytime napping for a certain amount of time. read more […]

Why is this African town letting mosquitoes in?

The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Life in America’s Northernmost Observatory: Tracking Climate Change

An observatory in Barrow, Alaska, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has become a key scientific instrument in studying climate change. Established in 1973, the Barrow Observatory is staffed year-round by two researchers who measure and track changes in air quality and weather. […]

Arthritis: Five ways to STOP arthritis pain and symptoms this winter

ARTHRITIS can feel worse during the cold winter months, as flare-ups can be exaggerated, increasing pain and aches around the joints. Follow these five tips to fight arthritis symptoms this winter. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Doctors ‘need to start early conversation with patients about dying’

They shouldn’t shy away when patients want to talk about the end of their lives, a report says. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Children with problems or problem children?

How do we know if children are misbehaving or mentally ill? read more >>> Source:: BBC

Wet and Mild: Warm Winter Predicted for Much of US

Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said. The National Weather Service on Thursday predicted a warmer than normal winter for the northern and western three-quarters of the nation. The greatest chance […]

Heart attack – how many tomatoes should you eat to lower heart attack risk?

HEART attack risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could lower your chances of having a deadly myocardial infarction by adding more tomatoes to your weekly dinner plan. But, how many should you be eating every week? read more >>> […]

Stroke warning: Does your vision look like this? Reveal your risk by simply looking around

STROKE symptoms include a dropped face on one side, difficulty raising arms, and slurred speech. But, you should also speak to a doctor if your vision appears like this – are you at risk of the brain condition? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

In Toothy Prequel, Piranha-Like Fish Menaced Jurassic Seas

You can call it a prehistoric prequel. Scientists said on Thursday they have unearthed in southern Germany the fossil of a fish that, with its mouth full of razor-sharp teeth, strongly resembled today’s piranhas, the stars of more than their fair share of Hollywood horror […]

Stomach bloating – the one drink you should AVOID or risk trapped wind pain

STOMACH bloating could be caused by certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. But you could also be at risk of trapped wind pain and tummy aches if you regularly drink this one beverage. Avoid this drink or risk […]

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning – six ‘peculiar’ signs that you need to eat more B12 foods

VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include tiredness, feeling faint, and difficulty breathing. You may need to add more vitamin B12 foods to your diet if you have any of these “peculiar” signs and symptoms. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

What is BSE (aka mad cow disease)?

An explanation of the disease – after a case of BSE is confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Best supplements for diabetes – 8p supplements to avoid high blood sugar

SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some symptoms of diabetes type 2, which include unexplained weight loss, making more toilet trips than normal, and feeling very tired. Add these cheap capsules to your daily diet routine to lower your chances of high blood sugar. read […]

How to live longer: The best spice to prevent an early death – and how much you should eat

HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could boost your chances of having a long life by eating certain spices, but which is the best one? This is how much spice you […]

Girl, 8, walks into school on new prosthetic leg

Friends of Amelia Eldred were ready with a group hug as she walked into school on her new leg. read more >>> Source:: BBC

EpiPen shortage: Chemists told to quiz parents on children’s need

The guidance from NHS England relates to devices for children who weigh less than 25kg (four stone). read more >>> Source:: BBC

Michelle Heaton: Menopause is ‘more than a hot flush’

Michelle Heaton went through early menopause aged 38 after a hysterectomy. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Uganda, at ‘Big Risk’ for Ebola, Says Congo Is Managing Well

A senior health official in Uganda says “the situation is being handled well” in neighboring Congo after the World Health Organization said the latest Ebola outbreak there is not yet a global emergency. But Uganda’s director of health services, Henry Mwebesa, tells The Associated Press […]

Bed bug bites: A certain smell could indicate an infestation – how to get rid of them

BED BUG bites can cause itchy red bumps on the skin and can cause great irritation. But identifying a bed bug infestation can be difficult because they’re hard to spot. One indication of bed bugs in your home is a certain smell. read more >>> […]

‘I regret promoting my botched butt lift’

Ex On The Beach’s Natalee Harris tells Victoria Derbyshire it encouraged others to have the same procedure. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Vitamin D deficiency: Pain when you press this area of the body can be a tell-tale sign

VITAMIN D deficiency is a common condition during the autumn and winter months, but how do you know if you have it? Pressing a certain part of the body to see if you feel pain can be one of the symptoms. read more >>> Source:: […]

Prostate cancer symptoms: Pain felt in this area of the body could indicate the disease

PROSTATE cancer symptoms don’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

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