Simply Too Bloody For Some, Bodyform

Sam Ellison | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Ellison

Creating ads for feminine hygiene products seems to have been one of those areas with an unwritten rule and etiquette that prevents marketers and designers from directly addressing an apparently awkward and taboo topic.

Growing Up With Sickle Cell

Olaolu Baikie | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olaolu Baikie

When patients receive blood transfusions, they need blood closely matched to their own. This is most likely to come from a donor of the same ethnicity. And with sickle cell affecting predominantly those of African and Caribbean decent, it means they need blood from black donors.

What If Tampon Adverts Were Honest?

April Wilson | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
April Wilson

We may now be away from the blue liquid, and instead are focusing on empowering women; however, Bodyform and Always (and Tampax) please empower women even further by making sure you #smashshame around menstruation as well.

How Cold Weather Affects Blood Circulation And Cardiovascular Health - The Chilling Facts

Dr Niamh O'Kennedy | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Niamh O'Kennedy

With snow finally falling in parts of UK, many are feeling cold to their core but what most people don't know is that cold weather can actually bring ...

Blood Clots Are More Common (And Deadly) Than You May Think

Dr. Beverley Hunt | Posted 13.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Beverley Hunt

Thrombosis can affect anyone, regardless of their age, gender or ethnicity. Even those who are young and active can be susceptible to blood clots. However, there are steps that you can take to protect your health:

The Power Of Collaboration For Good: The 'Missing Type' Effect

Debbie Klein | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK
Debbie Klein

Factors such as increasing urbanisation, wider and more exotic travel, and a lack of awareness about the need for more diverse blood donors have meant that the shortage in blood supply is a global issue--one that we need collaboration to solve.

Student Hospitalised After Not Taking Tampon Out For 9 Days, Blames Exam Stress

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A student has been forced to defend herself after leaving her tampon in for nine days amid exam "stress". Emily Pankhurst suffered from blood poiso...

This Single Test Detects Every Virus That's Ever Infected You

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have come up with an incredibly cheap blood test that can detect every virus that has ever infected you. VirScan can screen a person fo...

If You're Terrified Of Needles This Tiny Chip Could Change Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Tech

If you're particularly prone to swooning at the sight of needles or blood, a new tiny chip is here to help. Touted as a non-invasive way of analysi...

Ear Today, Gone Tomorrow

Charli Morgan | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

My horribly X-rated ear came about while sprucing myself for a night out. I made the rookie error of popping in earrings - which had the subtlety and restraint of The Phantom of the Opera's crashing chandelier - before aggressively combing the knots out of my newly-washed barnet.

22,000 People Need To Be Tested For HIV After Dentist Breached Infection Control

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The health of thousands of patients across the UK is at risk after a blood-borne virus, potentially containing HIV, might have infected them. NHS E...

Guantanamo: The First Postmodern Institution

Tom Johnson | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Johnson

Future horizons shine flecked with gold and freedom in the American dream. The continued existence of Guantanamo tarnishes it with blood.

PICTURES: What Caused This River In Northampton To Turn Blood Red?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Picture the scene: An idyllic stroll through the Northampton countryside to mark the start of a brand new year. Birds chirp in the trees, hedgehog...

The Day I Got My Kit Off for a Pop Video

Hugh Carswell | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hugh Carswell

When we came to think about making the video for the single 'Take Hold', which is all about that incredible feeling of liberation, I wanted to try to capture a bit of that spirit - and the idea was born that we should feature some swimming, in particular, some underwater swimming.

Women With Airborne Allergies May Be More At Risk Of Blood Cancer, Says Study

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Women with airborne allergies - particularly in relation to plants, grass and trees - may be at higher risk of blood cancer than others, a recent stud...

Easing of the Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood? I'm Still Insulted

Daniel W Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel W Smith

In terms of equal rights this blood ban, whether it be a year or on a more permanent basis massively holds the UK back from granting full and complete recognition to the LGBT community as equal citizens.

WATCH: Man Covered In Blood Leads Police To Dead Body

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

A man drenched in blood spotted walking down a street led police to a blood-soaked apartment where they found another man’s dead body. The man, ...

Nine Ways Gamification Could Increase Blood Donations

Andrew Tipp | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Tipp

Only four per cent of people in the UK actually donate, and NHS Blood and Transplant reported that over the summer stocks dipped significantly. That leaves a lot of the population depending on a relatively small number of donors. So how can we encourage more people to start giving a pint of the red stuff? My suggestion is gamification.

DVD Reviews - Despite Financial Constraints Why Is Money Wasted on Unbelievably Poor Productions ?

Clive Botting | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Clive Botting

Raising finance is not easy but some productions are so mediocre that I'm loath to believe that so much money is wasted. Even multi-million dollar US productions can be so unbelievably poor that you have to pinch yourself to ensure that it's not a bad dream.

Scared Of Needles?

Huffington Post | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Tech

If you don't like needles then this could be your worst nightmare - a blood-sucking robot. But before you run away and vow never to enter a medical...

Do You Know What Vasculitis Is?

PA | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The parents of a teenager who died from a rare disease have launched the first online resource for people living with the chronic illness. Lauren C...

Syringes, Bloody Tubes And Pig Snouts Being Dumped On Harley Street

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

Syringes, bloodied tissues and pig snouts are being ditched on the pavements of Harley Street by exclusive medical clinics, according to Westminster C...

First Patient Uses Machine To Filter Out Bad Cholesterol

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Patients suffering from heart disease could benefit from a new machine developed to filter bad cholesterol from the blood, according to a report by I...

Third Of Women Think Cervical Cancer Symptoms Are 'Normal'

PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Only a third of women would visit a GP if they experienced a common symptom of cervical cancer, figures suggest. Just 33% of women would go to see ...

PHOTOS: Boxing Day Swim Turns Bloody

SWNS | Posted 27.12.2012 | UK

A traditional Boxing Day swim looked like a scene from a horror show on Wednesday as swimmers emerged from the sea covered in blood. This year saw ...