Sun, Sex and Holiday Regrets

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

Holidays are usually a time to kick back, relax and forget your worries, while you relax on the beach and get a much needed break from work. But being totally carefree can sometimes have less than sunny consequences - particularly when it comes to your health.

Summer Pet Dangers - Tips on Keeping Your Pet Safe

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Most of us humans know only too well the many health risks associated with hot weather, often taking sensible precautions to avoid painful sunburn, annoying allergies, and dreaded heatstroke. But are we looking after our pets enough to allow them to enjoy their summers too?

How Is Sunbathing As Addictive As The World's Deadliest Drug?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why you feel so damn good after a relaxing holiday by the beach? Well, according to researchers, spending time in the sun stimulates...

Ouch! These Painful Sunburn Pictures Will Make You Reach For The Sun Lotion

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the amount of information circulating about the dangers of too much sun (two words: skin cancer) you'd think people would have got the message by...

Dangerous Skin Cancer Rates Soar

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

Rates of malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, are five times higher in the UK than they were in the 1970s, new figures show. ...

Sunburn Pain Relief - New Discovery Could Rid You Of The Burn

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Apart from paracetomol and slapping on the aftersun, there is precious little you can do about the pain of sunburn. However, a new discovery could lea...

Summer's Here! But Do You Need to Worry Hair Loss in Hot Weather?

Jonny Harris | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Harris

At this time of year I see many patients who are trying to distinguish old wives' tales about hair loss in the summer months from anecdotal truths and plain facts. So, what should those wary of thinning hair be aware of?

Summer Heatwave: Here's How To Protect Yourself In The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The wait is finally over and summer has arrived! But before you step out with sunnies at the ready, here are some sun care tips to bear in mind. Fr...

Skin Cancer Charity Warn Against Using Sunburn To 'Deepen' Tan

PA | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A cancer charity has raised concerns about the number of people who admit that they sunburn on purpose in order to "deepen" their tan. Macmillan Ca...

Protect Your Skin This Summer

Olivia Chapman | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Chapman

Over exposure to the sun is the skin's number one enemy. Unless steps are taken to shield our skin from its glare, it quickly becomes wrinkly and slack. Not only do the sun's rays destroy the supporting collagen and elastin fibres of the skin, but they also encourage deep brown pigmentation marks known as 'age' or liver spots.

Had Too Much Sun?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Tech

We've all done it - spent a day in the sun and sought shelter before we're burnt - only to develop a lobster-esque sheen long after we're safely in th...

How to Prevent Yourself From Sunburn at Wimbledon

Dr Martin James | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Sport
Dr Martin James

Wimbledon fortnight is here again. We always hope for a sunny two weeks to watch our tennis heroes, but cloudless skies can cause problems for both players and spectators. Although not always the hottest part of the year, late June and early July is the time when the Ultraviolet light (UVL) part of sunlight is at its strongest.

Is The Secret To Anti-Ageing Lurking In Your Salad Bowl?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists believe the key to ageless skin could be staring right back at you from your salad bowl. According to research led by Newcastle Universi...

Sunburn Photo Competition Branded 'Irresponsible' By Advertising Standards Authority

PA | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle


Pill To Prevent Sunburn Could Be Made From Coral

PA | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A secret from the sea could lead to a pill that prevents sunburn within five years, scientists have said. British researchers ...

Doctor's Notes: Keeping Kids Healthy in the Sun

Dr. Dawn Harper | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Dawn Harper

We all enjoy a sunny day or a good summer holiday but the sun's rays can be very damaging and children are particularly susceptible to the harmful effects of the sun.