Immune System.

The Time Of Day Actually Makes A Difference To How We Get Sick

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever felt like your body is more likely to succumb to infection in the evening, then you’ve got your internal biological clock to thank....

How Drinking Tea Could Help Your Body Fight Flu

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking tea could be the key to keeping flu at bay, according to a new study. Researchers discovered a gut microbe which helped prevent severe flu in...

It's Not All In Our Head: Physical Symptoms Of Depression

Naomi Barrow | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

Depression may impact other parts of our bodies, too - including our blood glucose levels, bone density, menstrual cycle, sex drive, and sleep. Additionally, any medication we take for depression can also have physical side effects.

Boost Your Child's Back-To-School Immunity

Polly Humphris | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents
Polly Humphris

Little ones flying the nest for the first time; big ones heading off to secondary school with barely more than a glance back at the gates; the new school year is well underway, which means coughs and colds will no doubt be rearing their ugly heads soon too.

Universal Flu Vaccine Could See The End Of Annual Flu Season

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Tech

Winter flu season could be a thing of the past, as scientists have developed a new universal flu vaccine. The groundbreaking new vaccine could give pr...

How to Boost Sex Drive and Vaginal Lubrication

Dr. Ahmed Ismail | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Ahmed Ismail

Throughout life, your body goes through many changes... your vagina is no different. Experiences such as puberty, sexual experiences, pregnancy, labou...

Taking Myself Out of the Statistics

Noa Popovsky | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Noa Popovsky

I feel in control, I feel positive, and I feel myself healing. I am happy with my medical choices, but I know that it is equally thanks to my positive attitude, and the spiritual work I am doing in parallel, that I am on my path to healing. I have taken myself out of the statistics, and I am urging you, fellow cancer survivors, to take control, find your cure, and take yourself out of the statistics as well!

A Universal Cancer Vaccine Could Soon Be A Reality

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Tech

A universal cancer vaccine is potentially within reach after scientists successfully demonstrated how our own bodies can be taught to kill cancer cell...

New Study Reveals How We Could Reduce Brain Damage Caused By Zika

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Tech

After it was confirmed last month that the Zika virus does cause microcephaly in babies, researchers at University of California San Diego School of M...

We Need to Take Control of Our Health This Winter - Easy Steps to Helping Yourself and the NHS

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Rose Gallagher

Winter puts enormous pressure on the NHS as common mild infections spread rapidly and demand for healthcare soars.

'I'm HIV Positive, Touch Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You don't have to know Finnish to understand what's going on in the video above. HIV positive man Janne bravely stands with a placard in a crowded...

Fed Up Of Being Ill? Top 10 Foods To Boost Your Immune System

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In January, the coldest, baddest, longest month of them all, our immune systems could do with a boost to help us avoid joining the office cough chorus...

Keeping You Tip-Top This Time of Year

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Upon waking on Sunday morning still with the feeling of discomfort in my throat, I decided to take my juicing that one step further, I do love a good vegetable juice more than a fruit juice. I have been finding juicing difficult in the cooler months, I like to be warm so I decided to juice vegetables with ginger to create that warming effect.

Maybe The 5:2 Dieters Were On To Something....

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The scientific evidence that fasting can be beneficial to our health is mounting. Previous studies have shown that starving yourself for a limited...

How Our Immune System Changes Through Life

Henrietta Norton | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Henrietta Norton

Our immune system through the ages. At birth, a baby's immunity relies upon antibodies and gut flora passed from their mothers. Over time the new baby builds up his or her own immune system through a combination of exposure to the environment, mother's milk and eventually the vitamin, minerals and other nutrients in weaning foods.

Yum: Pickled Cabbage And Blue Cheese Said To Ward Off Colds And Flu

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Pickled cabbage, blue cheese and cured olives may sound the shopping wishlist of an old aged pensioner, but fermented foods are making a resurgence on...

How Is Poor Sleep And Cancer Related?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The short term effects of poor sleep may be tiredness and a lack of concentration but there is far more serious long term damage on the immune system,...

Don't Ignore Health Problems Over Christmas, Leading Health Expert Warns

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

One of the nation's leading doctors has urged people not to ignore niggling health problems just because it is Christmas. Professor Keith Willett, ...

How To Slow Down The Ageing Process

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The ageing process is inevitable, but there are several steps you can take to slow it down that don't involve the pointy end of a surgeon's needle. We...

Frail, Ill And Elderly Advised To Seek Help Early To Relieve Pressure On A&E During Winter

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ill people are being urged to seek help earlier as part of a plan to keep more patients out of A&E. Those who are elderly or frail or who have an e...

Which Two Fruits Are Brilliant At Warding Off Autumn Sniffles?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Red grapes and blueberries both contain compounds that work with vitamin D to boost the immune system, research suggests. In laboratory experiments...

Foods to Fight the Winter Chills

Henrietta Norton | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Henrietta Norton

Writing on winter ills seems surreal after the nourishing heat we have been fortunate to have in the last month. But, as far-fetched as it may seem, if we want to begin our preparations for winter, the time is now; preparation is the work-horse of prevention.

How Immune System 'Balancing Act' Could Help Treat Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An immune system balancing act performed by scientists could yield new cancer treatments, experts hope. Researchers succeeded in harnessing the imm...

How The Body's Immune System Can Trigger Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A key weapon in the body's immune system armoury may play a major role in triggering cancer, new research suggests. Scientists were surprised to fi...

Don't Stop Taking Your Vitamin D Supplements Just Yet

Aidan Goggins | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

From the start of April onwards we once again become capable of synthesising vitamin D from safe sun exposure. But, that's the snag; the requirement for the sun to be out. For who are we kidding; the calendar may say summer is coming, but clearly someone forgot to remind Mother Nature.