Entries by Sarah O'Meara from 11/2012

Why You're Not Too Young For A Midlife Crisis (PICTURES How To Spot The Signs)

Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

You'd think as life expectancy increases, so the mid-life crisis clock would similarly be pushed back. However, reports suggest that the archetypal...

Men Who Exercise Produce Better Quality Semen, Suggests Study

Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has linked moderate physical activity with sperm characteristics that "favour reproduction". According to researchers from the Universi...

50 Things Every Woman Should Know By 50 (TIPS/PICTURES)

Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to recent research, people tend to characterise individuals over the age of 50 as truly wise. Gandhi, Confucius, Socrates, Queen Elizabe...

Bonfire Night: Food For After The Fireworks (RECIPES)

Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing beats a warming pie or a burger after a cold night at the fireworks. But don't just throw something together. Take tips from Britain's best...

iPad Test Could Diagnose Signs Of Dementia In Three Months

Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New medical technology that is said to slash the time it takes to diagnose dementia from 18 months to just three is to be tested in a Government-backe...

Study Highlights Gynaecological Cancer Surgery Risk For Women

Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A fifth of women who undergo major surgery for gynaecological cancer face suffering a further complication, data suggest. Researchers found that 19...

Britain's Oldest Couple Reveal Secrets To 87-Year Marriage (PICTURES)

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Once you've found the relationship you want to enjoy for the rest of your life, the next challenge is keeping it in good shape. HuffPost UK Lifest...

Could These Signs Of Ageing Signal Heart Disease? (PICTURES/TIPS)

Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Telltale signs of being past your prime, such as baldness and creased earlobes, may provide an early warning of heart disease, say scientists. Rese...

Mother's Menopause Age Could Explain Daughter's Fertility, Suggests Study (PICTURES)

Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A woman's potential fertility can be predicted from the age her mother went through the menopause, a study has shown. Ovarian reserve - the number ...

Breast Cancer Charities Warn Women Not To Rely On Self-Examination BE gLOVE (PICTURES)

Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Breast cancer charities today urged women to beware of a new self-examination "glove" said to be as effective as a mammogram at detecting lumps. T...

Plus-Size Models Stop Women Worrying About Weight, Research Suggests

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

More media images of full-figured models could help break the unhealthy obsession many women have with being thin, new research suggests. Psycholog...

Experts Predict Revolution In Prostate Cancer Treatment

Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new way of fighting prostate cancer by targeting normal cells inside tumours could lead to a revolution in treatment, it has been claimed. Scient...

Diabetes Nasal Spray Could Signal End To Daily Injections

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A nasal spray has been developed that could mean an end to daily injections for sufferers of Type 1 diabetes. The spray, successfully tested on rat...

Alfred Prasad's Top Recipes To Warm Up Winter Weekends

Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As the one of just six chefs in Europe to have received a Michelin star for his Indian cuisine, the executive chef at top restaurant Tamarind, Alfred ...

Meet The World's Latest Exercise Craze For Mums (PICTURES)

Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Since the world starting talking about the rise 'power maternity' last week, instances of post-pregnancy achievement have caught the eye of HuffPost U...

Slimming World Winner: 21-Stone Mum Loses Half Her Body Weight In A Year (PICTURES)

Posted 11.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A mother-of-two who feared she would not live to see her children grow up has lost more than half her body weight to be named Slimming World's Woman o...

50 Shades of Grey: Two Thirds Of Women Have Experimented With Bondage And Spanking

Posted 11.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new survey into the sex lives of young women in Britain today has revealed that two out of three have experimented with bondage and spanking, a favo...

Refuge 'Support A Friend' Domestic Violence Video Quiz (Spot The Signs)

Posted 11.13.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If the key to reducing cases of abuse in the home is to get people talking about the problem, then an interactive video quiz, supported by singer Ales...

Mums-To-Be Advised To Avoid All Alcohol (VIDEO Healthy Pregnancy Tips)

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women who drink as little as one small glass of wine a week while pregnant could risk reducing their child's IQ, a study has suggested. The effect ...

Women With Morbid Fear Of Childbirth Need More Support, Says Expert

Posted 11.15.2012 | UK Lifestyle

More needs to be done to help women who have a morbid dread of childbirth, a condition that affects up to one in 10 women, an expert said today. Be...

Antibiotics Losing Effectiveness At Irreversible Rate, Doctors Warn

Posted 11.16.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Patients have been urged not to request antibiotics for coughs and colds due to an increasing resistance to treatments in the population. It is imp...

Seafood Could Protect Women From Post-Natal Depression, Study Suggests

Posted 11.16.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eating more fish could help protect vulnerable women from post-natal depression, research suggests. Evidence points to low levels of omega-3 fatty ...

Easy Autumn Recipes For Weekend Dinners (PICTURES)

Posted 11.16.2012 | UK Lifestyle

After HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked nicely, top chefs Phil Carnegie, Geoffrey Smeddle and Paul Heathcote prepared three stunning autumnal recipes for us...

Rise In Knee Pain Linked To Obesity, Suggests Surgeon

Posted 11.21.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Rising levels of obesity are leading to an increase in the number of people suffering from knee pain, a surgeon said. Consultant orthopaedic surgeo...

Having A ‘Check Up' Won't Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease, Research Suggests (PICTURES)

Posted 11.21.2012 | UK Lifestyle

General health checks do not reduce the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease or cancer, researchers suggest. The checks, which have become ...