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Sorry Folks, Drinking Gin Won't Help Relieve Hay Fever

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There’s a story doing the rounds suggesting gin could help ease the symptoms of hay fever in sufferers. But, unfortunately, it’s not true. Multipl...

Sleep Apnoea 'Can Reduce Life Expectancy By One Fifth', Here Are The Symptoms

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sleep apnoea is a “very serious affliction” and it appears to be on the rise, with the number of tests carried out to diagnose people across Engla...

Medicine Information Leaflets Are 'Unreadable' And 'Impenetrable', Experts Warn

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Medicine information leaflets must be improved so they can be easily read and understood, experts have said. The Academy of Medical Sciences warned th...

Cholesterol-Lowering Vaccine Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine that prevents heart attacks could be on the cards after promising early research showing how the immune system can be directed to lower chol...

NHS Issues Urgent Appeal For 40,000 Black People To Give Blood

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The NHS has issued an urgent appeal for black people to sign up and give blood to cope with increasing demand. The appeal launched following a 75% inc...

'Broken Heart Syndrome’ Can Cause Long-Lasting Damage To Health, Study Reveals

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

”Broken heart syndrome” - which can be triggered by severe emotional distress, such as the death of a loved one - may leave longer lasting damage ...

Deadly Cancer Cells Can Be Knocked Out By Combining Antibiotics With Vitamin C

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Tech

The key to stopping potentially-deadly cancer stem cells from developing into tumours could be prescribing a combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C ...

Meditation ‘Reverses Stress Or Anxiety Effect On Body’

PA | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Meditation alters the activity of genes linked to stress and depression, a study has shown. Researchers examined evidence for mind-body interventions ...

How Switching To A Vegetarian Diet Could Help You Lose Weight And Improve Your Health

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Switching to a vegetarian diet could have a whole host of health benefits, including weight loss, new research suggests. People who go vegetarian not ...

Daily Aspirin Linked To More Than 3,000 Deaths Per Year, Scientists Warn

PA | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Taking a daily low dose aspirin to prevent blood clots can be disabling or even lethal for people aged 75 and over with a history of heart attacks or ...

Giving Vegetables 'Seductive Names' May Encourage Healthy Eating

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to spruce up your dinner party menu or encourage your family to eat more healthily, the trick could be giving your vegetables “seductive...

Meg Mathews Reveals The Surprising Symptoms She Didn't Realise Were Signs Of Menopause

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Socialite Meg Mathews has revealed her surprise at being told she was going through the menopause, despite never having had a hot flush. Mathews, now ...

Woman Diagnosed With Dementia Aged 32 After Car Crash Head Injury In Her 20s

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 36-year-old woman has revealed how early on-set dementia has robbed her of precious memories of her wedding day. Jes Caruss, from Lansing, Michigan,...

White Bread Is 'Just As Healthy As Brown'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Processed white bread is often shunned by those looking to live a healthier lifestyle, but new research suggests that it may be just as healthy as bro...

How Getting Married Could 'Protect Your Health'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Getting married could be good for your health, a new study suggests. Experts have found that people living with any of the three biggest risk factors ...

Men's Health Month

Ben Edusei | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Edusei

It is a month where men come together and begin to talk and raise awareness of preventable health problems and diseases. To help educate men in disease prevention or early detection of illnesses for males of all ages. It's the perfect opportunity to share your story and pay it forward to allow men to be inspired and do something about their own health and well-being.

Mum Hearing Late Son's Heart Beating In Transplant Recipient Will Make You Register As An Organ Donor

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A mum was overwhelmed with emotion when she heard her late son’s heart beating in his transplant recipient. Anna Ricks lost her 31-year-old son, Gre...

How Having A Creased Earlobe Could Predict Your Stroke Risk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People with a diagonal crease in their earlobes could be more at risk of stroke, a study has suggested. The mark, known as Frank’s sign, was first d...

The Surprising Health Benefit Of Drinking Coffee Each Day

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you love to wake up with a cup of hot coffee, we’ve got good news for you. New research suggests increasing coffee consumption may help to stave ...

Men Feel More Comfortable Discussing Periods Than Women, Survey Reveals

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Periods are a regular part of being female, yet many women still appear to be ashamed of them. A new survey has revealed that men generally feel more ...

Just Four Extra Inches On Your Waist Could Increase Your Risk Of A Whole Host Of Cancers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s long been known that obesity raises the risk of many types of cancer. But new research suggests having just four extra inches (11cm) than aver...

Eating Chocolate Could 'Reduce Risk Of Irregular Heartbeat'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People who regularly eat chocolate may have a lower risk of developing an irregular heartbeat, a new study has found. Atrial fibrillation is a heart c...

9 Learnings From BBC One's 'The Truth About HIV'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Roughly 100,000 people live with HIV in the UK, with 6,000 new infections occurring every year. In ‘The Truth About HIV’, which airs on BBC One on...

'Alien Yoga' Is Taking Over Instagram And The Videos Will Boggle Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A yoga technique is taking Instagram by storm and we can’t decide if it’s impressive or terrifying. Nauli, dubbed by some as ‘alien yoga’, in...

Just Half A Glass Of Wine Each Day Could 'Increase Your Risk Of Breast Cancer'

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Just half a glass of wine or a small beer a day increases the risk of breast cancer, a new report says. The study, by the World Cancer Research Fund (...