How well have you been looking after your 657 muscles? Take the #657challenge to find out, post it on social media to raise awareness of muscular dystrophy and if you struggle, use this five-move workout to upgrade your muscle health.
We all have a part to play in tackling these challenges. That's why the Movember Foundation has established TrueNTH, the world's largest ever investment in prostate cancer care. We're working hard and in big, new ways to address the unmet needs of men with prostate cancer and their families.
World Cancer Day marks a time in which we can reflect on what more we can do to tackle this condition and better support those affected by it. Prevention and support are two areas where we can all make a personal difference.
One piece of advice that I will always stand by is that the best thing you can do for a friend with cancer is listen to them - and understand that sometimes, even they may not know what they want; be it talking about their illness or not talking about it at all.
Every day I edit and publish blog posts written by people affected by cancer. Writing a post can be an incredible emotional relief, a way for people to share their story, raise awareness of what they've been through, and connect with others.
It took a life-shattering event to happen to me before I really joined the battle against cancer. I can't expect people to crusade with me if I don't also raise their flags too. We will never succeed if we stand alone in our camps. We can only win if we unite.
I read a thoughtful and persuasive article the other day, headlined "Nobody dreams of being homeless". It was about aspiration versus reality; the thi...
"Every January we see our gyms packed with members looking to get fit and healthy, but by February, the average person is already working out 10% less frequently." Says Lee Matthews, Fitness Director at Fitness First.
It provided a frame for my experience, which was so dark and nebulous, that I almost lost track of everything including my sense of self. I was on a journey, literally ticking off the days of my treatment, never knowing how many days I may have left to tick off.
How are we supposed to react to this news without anxiety? What are we supposed to do? Unless the entire population gets tested immediately how is a 'sudden death warning' going to be a warning of any practical help.
Tinnitus can be distressing and debilitating. It can affect anyone, at any age. But with the right support, treatment and guidance, it can be managed and there is hope. Let's stand together for tinnitus this Tinnitus Awareness Week, and aim for a better understanding.
Hummus is an Egyptian and Levantine dip or spread made from chickpeas or some other beans - cooked, mashed, and blended with olive oil, tahini (a sesame seed paste), lemon juice, garlic, and salt.
Many of us see our pets as members of the family and treat them in much the same way as our human counterparts. However, when it comes to a pet's diet a clear distinction must be made between the two.
Oluwasoga, along with co-founders Genevieve Barnard, Joe McCord, and Opeyemi Ologun, launched MDaaS (Medical Devices as a Service) in early 2015. MDaaS provides a unique combination of high-quality refurbished medical equipment, diverse acquisition options, and maintenance and repair services to hospitals in Nigeria.
Waking up on New Year's Day, I actually believed I would. I felt determined, for the first time, to stick to a booze ban. I was slightly affronted by the number of people who mocked my plan, citing my Irishness, and usual love of 'a few drinks' as reasons why I couldn't possibly succeed.
Most resolutions are related to diet and health, and whether you want to lose weight, drink less, get fit or stop smoking, cold and grey January days and the reality of getting back to the daily routine can throw even the most motivated people off track.