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Listeria latest: Is the Listeria outbreak over? Have all products been recalled?

LISTERIA outbreaks have been causing alarm recently as supermarkets including Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been forced to recall products due to the threat of the deadly disease. Is the listeria outbreak over yet, and have all effected products been recalled? read more >>> Source:: The […]

Alcohol damage: Six illnesses that can develop if your regularly exceed the limit

ALCOHOL damage is not always visible but often comes in stages. There is no safe drinking level according to government recommendations, but 10 to 20 years of regularly drinking more than 14 units a week can result in a number of illnesses and more serious […]

Plan to teach all children first aid

It comes after an inquiry into the Manchester bombing found that many adults lacked life-saving skills. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Bladder cancer symptoms: Check for this colour urine when you go to the toilet

BLADDER cancer symptoms are almost all linked to urination and your toilet habits. The most common sign if blood in the urine, but this can appear in a variety of colours. Public Health England has now launched a new campaign to urge people to check […]

Vascular dementia causes: Nine factors that can increase chance of disease in later life

VASCULAR dementia occurs when there is reduced blood flow to the brain which damages and eventually kills brain cells. This type of dementia is believed to affect around 150,000 people in the UK. But what are the causes of reduced blood flow to the brain […]

Medicinal cannabis ‘should be available on prescription’

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recommends rules should be changed for these drugs, if safe. read more >>> Source:: BBC

How to live longer: Eating fish can slash early death – but how much should you eat?

HOW TO live longer is a question many people want to know the answer to, and the solution is simple – eating a healthy, balanced diet can add years onto your life. But what foods in particular should be included in your diet? A new […]

UK weather: Met Office issues health warning over weekend heatwave – how to stay sun safe

THE weather forecast reveals a hot, heatwave weekend for the UK. The Met Office has issued a health warning due to the hot temperatures forecasted. This is how to stay safe while enjoying the sun. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Aussie flu – flu jab failed to protect against deadly winter H3N2 virus admits PHE

AUSSIE flu swept across the UK in January this winter, with thousands admitted to hospitals over the deadly H3N2 virus symptoms. But Public Health England has revealed the flu jab provided “no significant effectiveness” against the influenza virus. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Doctors Can Prevent More Amputations With Limb Saving Surgery

For more than 30 years, doctors have worked to save people’s arms and legs. VOA’s Carol Pearson reports, saving a limb after an accident or infection can take an entire team of specialists at a limb preservation center. read more >>> Source:: VOANews.Com

Stomach bloating – avoid eating this ‘nutritious’ food or risk trapped wind pain

STOMACH bloating can be caused by certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You can get rid of trapped wind pain or a swollen belly by avoiding eating this “nutritious” food. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes type 2 – 7p a day supplements could lower high blood sugar risk

DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some small diet changes. The chances of high blood sugar symptoms could be slashed by taking these cheap supplements with your dinner every day, it’s been claimed. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

High blood pressure – this toilet routine could be a sign of hypertension

HIGH blood pressure symptoms include chest pain, difficulty breathing and severe headaches. But you could also be at risk of hypertension if you do this every time you visit the toilet to pass urine. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Diabetes type 2 – the best drink swaps to prevent high blood sugar

DIABETES type 2 risk could be reduced by making some small diet changes. You could lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms by making these four drink swaps. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Thai Elephants Help Spread Jungle Fruit’s Seeds

Massive fruit trees in the Thailand evergreen forest need massive herbivores to help spread their seeds, according to a new study. Based on the diets and habits of mammals, scientists found that elephants are the best allies for the Thai Annonaceae tree to spread its […]

‘Period poverty led me to become homeless’

Stevie-Jo Pasing’s family could not afford to buy her sanitary products during her school years. read more >>> Source:: BBC

How to sleep in a heatwave: Do this with your pillow for a cooler forty winks

HOW TO sleep in a heatwave: Britons are currently experiencing record summer weather which has been forecast to continue into August. But longer daylight hours and soaring temperatures can make getting enough sleep at night a difficult task. For a quick way to ensure you […]

How to get rid of wind: Four ways to prevent flatulence and a bloated stomach

HOW TO get rid of wind: Flatulence, as it’s also known, is normal. On average a person will pass wind five to 15 times a day. But there are things you can do if you wish to reduce it. read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

Critics See Japan Anti-Smoking Law as Lax

Japan on Wednesday approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside public facilities, but the watered-down measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen by critics as toothless. The legislation aims to lower secondhand smoking risks ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics amid international […]

High blood pressure: Six remedies to help lower your reading and eliminate symptoms

HIGH blood pressure symptoms aren’t always noticeable and many people with the condition won’t realise they’ve got it. But if it’s left ignored, it can lead to more serious health problems, such as cardiovascular disease. For those looking to reduce high blood pressure or help […]

Patients face autism referral and assessment ‘lottery’

Children and adults in England can face a wait of more than two years for an autism assessment, data reveals. read more >>> Source:: BBC

How to live longer: Eating turmeric daily is the key to longevity – but how much?

HOW TO live longer is a question many people as they get older wish they knew the answer to. Making sure you eat a healthy, balanced diet is just one of the ways to achieve longevity. One particular food you should enjoy on a daily […]

Vascular dementia symptoms: Loss of control of this part of the body could be a sign

VASCULAR dementia symptoms can differ from person to person but it’s important to recognise all the different signs – the sooner the disease is diagnosed, the sooner the patient can receive the correct treatment. One of the indicators is linked to loss of control of […]

Asthma death: ‘Shocking’ figures reveal highest deaths this century – how to avoid attacks

ASTHMA UK has called for basic care for asthma patients, after it was revealed the number of asthma deaths is higher than any other point this century. These are the warning signs and symptoms of a deadly asthma attack. read more >>> Source:: The Daily […]

Back pain – 85p ‘top superfood’ could prevent lower backache

BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also slash your risk of lower back pain symptoms by eating more of this “top superfood” fruit. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Can Polio Workers Overcome Complacency, Conflict, Donor Fatigue to End the Virus?

The world is close to eliminating the threat from polio, but to eradicate the disease, it must be eliminated everywhere. Health officials say that’s the tricky part, because if the virus responsible for the crippling disease exists anywhere, it can still spread worldwide. Sadie Witkowski […]

Eczema treatment: Put more of this natural food on skin to soothe painful rashes

ECZEMA treatment for rashes on the skin is possible by rubbing cream into effected areas. However, symptoms can also be reduced using natural products. Rubbing this on your skin this food can help treat eczema and reduce symptoms. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

HPV jab should be given to boys, committee says

Adolescent boys as well as girls should get the vaccine, an advisory committee says. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Thai cave boys to return to ‘normal life’ after meeting media

The 12 boys and their football coach will make their first public appearance since being rescued. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Norovirus OUTBREAK: Halt the spread of infection by doing this

A NOROVIRUS outbreak has struck the UK, with reports of the infection now being present in three counties. Although not life-threatening, the virus can seriously affect health for a week causing vomiting, diarrhoea and other unpleasant symptoms. Avoid the norovirus bug and protect yourself against […]

Fish oil supplements for a healthy heart ‘nonsense’

The evidence around omega-3 supplements is flimsy at best, say experts. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Bowel cancer symptoms: This distressing sign in your toilet could indicate the condition

BOWEL cancer symptoms and signs may be subtle, making them hard to spot. It is important to check for the cancer, however, as it is one of the most common in the UK. Seeing this in the toilet bowel could be a sign of the […]

Diabetes type 1 symptoms: Unexplained weight loss? This woman lost 10 kg before diagnosis

DIABETES type 1 symptoms may appear in adult life, not just at birth. The condition is caused by problems with the pancreas, which stops it producing the hormone to control blood sugar levels, insulin, which results in unexplained weight loss if not treated. This woman […]

Liver disease: Five early symptoms of organ damage caused by too much alcohol

LIVER disease is often caused by drinking too much alcohol. If the misuse of alcohol continues, it can lead to a condition called alcohols-related cirrhosis and serious complications can occur. The early stages of the organ damage can be reversed, so what are the early […]

Bill Gates pledges £23m to help fight dementia

BILLIONAIRE Microsoft founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates last night gifted £23million towards the fight against dementia. Mr Gates, 62, has ploughed some of his personal fortune into the Diagnostics Accelerator, a special fund aimed at finding ways to speed up the diagnosis of harrowing diseases […]

Too many babies overfed, experts fear

Government advisers publish new guidance – the first in more than 20 years – on healthy feeding for babies. read more >>> Source:: BBC

How fish oil supplements can CUT levels of good fat

THE millions who down fish oil to protect their heart would do better to eat vegetables instead, say experts. Popular supplements, including omega-3, provide little or no benefit and could even reduce levels of “good” cholesterol, analysis of studies showed. read more >>> Source:: The […]

Jupiter’s Moon Count Hits 79; One New Find Is Tiny ‘Oddball’

Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones. The latest discovery of a dozen small moons brings the total to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system. Scientists were looking for […]

Skin cancer symptoms: See your doctor if you experience these three signs

SKIN cancer symptoms can be difficult to identify – even specialists can struggle to tell if a skin blemish is cancerous. So what signs should you be looking out for and when should you see your doctor? read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

EPA Proposal to Limit Science Studies Draws Opposition

Democratic lawmakers joined scores of scientists, health providers, environmental officials and activists Tuesday in denouncing an industry-backed proposal that could limit dramatically the scientific studies the Environmental Protection Agency considers in shaping protections for human health. If adopted by the Trump administration, the rule would […]

Iceberg Looming Over Greenland Village Spotted From Space

An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space. The European Space Agency released an image Tuesday showing the giant iceberg just off the coast of Innaarsuit in northwestern Greenland. Dozens of residents […]

Scientist debunks health hoaxes with viral parody video

Jonathan Jarry’s video about a fake cancer-curing moss has been viewed over nine million times. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Smelly feet remedy: Six ways to get rid of bad foot odour within a week

SMELLY feet remedy: hot weather can trigger a range of health problems – one in particular, smelly feet. While it’s also a common year-round problem, taking your shoes off more often during the summer months can highlight the problem. The NHS recommends a quick, sure-fire […]

How to live longer: Eat this much olive oil a day to lengthen life expectancy

HOW TO live longer: making some simple changes to your lifestyle can add years onto your life expectancy, and one of these is eating a healthy, balanced diet. Olive oil is recommended by health experts and holds a number of health benefits, but how much […]

Is heading a football bad for your health?

Study of retired players hopes to provide a definitive answer on the risks of repeatedly heading the ball. read more >>> Source:: BBC

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