Posts Tagged by Health news

Drinking coffee while pregnant ‘could put baby on the path to OBESITY’

DRINKING just one cup of coffee a day during pregnancy could put a child on the path to obesity, say scientists. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

The foods that might help with dementia

One man has ‘got his mum back’ from the ravages of Alzheimer’s, partly thanks to a change in her diet. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Prostate cancer: Treatment time slashed to under three weeks

PROSTATE cancer can be successfully treated by short courses of radiotherapy lasting just two and a half weeks, a big reduction from the current treatment time of eight weeks. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Rheumatoid arthritis: Early warning symptoms you must know

RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, swelling and stiffness when someone is suffering from the condition. However, there are also a few early warning signs which, if detected, may help someone treat the condition earlier, reducing its severity. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Alfie Evans: Protesters try to storm Alder Hey hospital

About 200 people gather outside Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in support of the terminally ill toddler. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Kate Middleton’s royal baby boy: Five things Duchess can expect after birth

KATE MIDDLETON, the Duchess of Cambridge, went into labour this morning. The royal baby boy was born this afternoon, but what can the mother-to-be and Prince William expect to happen after the birth of the latest UK royal? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Stroke symptoms: The lesser known signs someone is having a stroke

STROKE symptoms are identified using F.A.S.T.: Face, Arms, Speech and Time. The phrase allows you to identify most strokes quickly, but there are other symptoms that are less well known. Everyone should know these so that they can tell if a loved one is in […]

Diabetes type 2 – five exercise tips to prevent high blood sugar

DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness and passing more urine than normal. You can prevent high blood sugar with exercise and a healthy diet – these are the best tips for getting active with diabetes. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Prostate cancer diagnosis breakthrough hailed

A new Dundee University ultrasound process offers a more accurate diagnosis of the disease. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Fibromyalgia: Five best exercises to fight the condition in women

FIBROMYALGIA causes widespread pain, poor sleep quality and fatigue. The exact cause of the condition is unknown, but experiencing a stressful event, sleep problems and chemical imbalances may be factors. Sufferers can treat the symptoms through trying these exercises. read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

Prostate cancer: New breakthrough treatment spots cancers in 15 minutes

PROSTATE cancer kills over 11,000 men in the UK each year. But a new, non-invasive ultrasound can diagnose it in just 15 minutes, researchers at Dundee University have announced. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Royal baby: Kate Middleton in labour – this is how long the birth will take

KATE MIDDLETOWN, 36, is in labour to give birth to the royal baby. But, how long will the labour last, and what can the Duchess of Cambridge expect? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

£6m pledge for children of alcoholics

The government funding will go towards mental health services and outreach programmes for parents. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Dementia – this is why eating a Mediterranean diet could lower your risk of Alzheimer’s

DEMENTIA signs and symptoms include memory loss, confusion and difficulty concentrating. But, you could lower your risk, or even prevent, Alzheimer’s disease by eating a Mediterranean diet, scientists have claimed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Bloomberg Donating $4.5 Million to Support Paris Climate Accord

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Sunday he is giving $4.5 million to the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat to cover a U.S. government funding gap for the international Paris climate accord. Bloomberg’s charitable foundation said the money will support work developing countries […]

‘In six days I’ll lose my voice forever’

Lonnie’s tongue is about to be removed. What will he say to loved ones with his final words? read more >>> Source:: BBC

How to live longer: Three simple things you can do to help achieve longevity

HOW TO live longer is an age old question which many people wish they knew the answer to. Studies over the years have come to the conclusion that simple lifestyle changes can impact your longevity – there are easy things you can do to increase […]

Bowel cancer symptoms: Three changes to make your diet to prevent the disease developing

BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to detect – some of the signs are similar to those of less serious health conditions. But you can reduce your risk of the disease developing in the first pace by taking some simple steps to improve your […]

Scientist Calls for ‘Antimalarials for Mosquitoes’ to Fight Killer Disease

A British scientist is proposing a new approach to fighting the spread of malaria, a treatable mosquito-borne disease that kills hundreds of thousands each year, the vast majority of them young children in Africa. As Faith Lapidus reports, he is developing an antimalarial drug designed […]

Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Patient’s lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go? read more >>> Source:: BBC

Lung cancer need not kill – New drugs let immune system fight tumours

A THERAPY that could make lung cancer treatable is “one of the biggest breakthroughs in cancer in years”. It combines two drugs and “decloaks” the cancer, revealing it to the body’s immune system that in turn attacks it. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Earth Day 2018 Focuses on Plastics Pollution

Each year on April 22, many people stop to think about the health of the world environment, as as if it were a New Year’s Day for nature, many make resolutions to treat the world around them more responsibly. The day first celebrated in 1970 […]

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

One the UK’s biggest providers of home care – Allied Healthcare – seeks a rescue plan. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Cystic fibrosis: Company urged to lower cost of life-changing drug

Health ministers call on company to lower price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi so the NHS can afford it. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Plastic: If It’s Not Keeping Food Fresh, Why Use It?

The food industry uses plastic to wrap its products in many places around the world. Plastic manufacturers say that keeps produce and meat fresh longer, so less goes bad and is thrown away. But, according to a new European study, while the annual use of […]

WHO Urges Everyone: Make Vaccines a Priority

Tuesday marks the start of World Immunization Week, set aside by the U.N. to remind parents with children, and even adults, to get immunized against deadly diseases. The World Health Organization, which is hosting the event is encouraging governments to invest in immunization efforts, urging […]

Sensitive teeth – 10 ways to stop sensitivity and tooth pain

TOOTH pain and sensitive teeth could be caused by your diet, lifestyle, or simply by brushing your teeth too hard. But, you can stop sensitive teeth with these 10 tips. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

‘The gym helps me cope with my OCD’

Gemma has OCD, but has found bodybuilding helps her manage and works as coping strategy. read more >>> Source:: BBC

WHO Urges Everyone: Make Vaccines Priority

The Pan American Health Organization aims to get 70 million people in the Americas and the Caribbean vaccinated this week as part of the U.N.-designated World Immunization Week. Dr. Flavia Bustreo worked for years at the World Health Organization and for GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance. […]

Is marathon running bad for you?

Some 40,000 runners are due to take part in the London Marathon, but are those 26.2 miles doing us harm? read more >>> Source:: BBC

Gestational diabetes an ‘epidemic’

Experts say more screening is needed to tackle the disease, which affects pregnant women. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Royal baby: Kate Middleton due to give birth – Prince William will do this during labour

KATE MIDDLETON, 36, is due to give birth to the royal baby over the coming days. But what will Prince William, 35, be doing while the Duchess of Cambridge is in labour? These are the ways birthing partners can help when the expectant mother is […]

Back pain – three easy exercise stretches you can do at home to ease symptoms

BACK pain – especially lower back pain – can be uncomfortable and can affect your everyday lifestyle. But, you can relieve, or even prevent, back pain by doing these easy and simple exercises everyday. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Stroke warning – three signs that you may be having a stroke and should act F.A.S.T

STROKE symptoms vary from person to person, but they should be acted upon fast. These are the three main symptoms of the medical emergency, and signs you should dial 999 for an ambulance immediately. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

How to live longer: A handful of this 50p snack could slash your risk of death

LIVE longer by eating a healthy diet, and by taking plenty of regular exercise. But, you could lower your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes by eating this cheap snack everyday, it’s been revealed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Top tips on getting through hot weather with hay fever

With the temperature rising, here are our top tips in reducing your hay fever-induced tears. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Vitamin B12 deficiency – add these five foods to your diet to prevent tiredness

VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include tiredness, clumsiness and a poor memory. But, add these five foods to your diet to boost your intake of the vitamin, and lower your risk of life-threatening conditions. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Medic suspended over Tipton mother’s sepsis death

An internal investigation will take place at Russells Hall Hospital after Natalie Billingham’s death read more >>> Source:: BBC

Fibromyalgia symptoms: Taking CBD oil supplements can reduce pain related to condition

FIBROMYALGIA symptoms can include widespread pain in the body, stiffness and fatigue. Painkillers are recommended by the NHS to help relieve discomfort, but some health experts say supplements can be helpful for addressing muscle pain the condition causes – including CBD oil. read more >>> […]

London Marathon: How to run in the heat

This London Marathon may break the record for the hottest yet, so how do you run in the heat? read more >>> Source:: BBC

‘World’s worst’ super-gonorrhoea man cured

The patient had a lucky escape say doctors, but now two more cases have been discovered. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Sunburn: How to avoid the painful condition in hot weather

HOW TO prevent sunburn: weather forecasts are predicting clear skies and scorching sunshine over the next few days. London, Manchester, Birmingham and other cities are expecting to be at their brightest for the first time this year. Here’s a few ways to protect your skin […]

Earth Day Call to Arms: Skip the Straw

The United Kingdom is proposing a ban on disposable plastic straws. With Earth Day coming up this Sunday, advocates are asking everyone to follow suit and skip the straw. Straws and stirrers are among the top 10 items found in coastal cleanups worldwide, according to […]

Belly fat: What it really means about your health – even if you’re not overweight

BELLY fat is not just something seen in overweight people – even those who are considered normal weight can be seen with a bit of overhang. So when it comes to health, what does having a bit of extra tummy mean? A new study has […]

Arthritis pain: Try this £7 trick to soothe agonising flare-ups

RHEUMATOID arthritis, and other forms of the disease, cause pain and discomfort among other symptoms. There is no cure, but can be treated using lifestyle changes, diet alterations and medication. Try using this neat trick to reduce pain caused by a flare-up. read more >>> […]

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