Symptoms

Poorna Bell

Lung Cancer: How To Spot The Symptoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK - around 43,000 people are diagnosed every year. It's also one of those tricky cancers that sh...

Crohn's Disease: How To Spot The Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After TOWIE star Sam Faiers recently spoke about her battle with Crohn's Disease, Dr Bu'Hussain Hayee, consultant physician and gastroenterologist at ...

Type 2 Diabetes: Do You Know The Symptoms?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new survey by Bupa has revealed that 68% of people tend to assume that nothing is wrong with them, even if they have what they consider to be 'minor...

Underactive Thyroid: How To Spot The Signs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

An underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism tends to affect older men and women, and is more likely to affect women than it is men. Although the cond...

How To Spot The Signs: Type 1 Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When home secretary Theresa May announced that she had Type 1 diabetes, she said that it had been difficult to isolate the symptoms to figure out what...

Facing Up to Head and Neck Cancer

Gary Walton | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gary Walton

The recent news that Michael Douglas' oral cancer may have been caused by the sexually transmitted disease, Human papillomavirus (HPV), has attracted international media attention, but it has also revealed low awareness about the condition.

Bone Cancer Often 'Misdiagnosed' By Doctors

PA | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A dangerous form of bone cancer is often being misdiagnosed by GPs as growing pains, a charity has warned. Just 42% of people who develop osteosarc...

'Cheaper And More Effective' Hay Fever Vaccine

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

As summer arrives, so do itchy eyes, sneezing fits and weekly shops for antihistamines to help hay fever sufferers survive their pollen allergies. ...

Flu Spreads Before Sneezing Starts, Study Suggests

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you are reaching for your handkerchief it might be too late to stop the spread of flu, research suggests. Flu and cold viruses are known to be c...

Third Of People Can't Identify Skin Cancer Signs, Study Suggests

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People are putting themselves and their children at risk of skin cancer as research suggests that many are unable to recognise symptoms and are unawar...

Hay Fever Season 'Longest For Decades' (PICTURES Relieve Those Symptoms)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Hay fever sufferers have been forced to endure the longest hay fever season in more than two decades, scientists said. The hay fever season for peo...

Cases Of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis On The Rise

PA | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Drug-resistant cases of Tuberculosis (TB) are on the rise in the UK, figures suggest. The number of cases of the infectious disease which could not...

One In Four Asthma Sufferers End Up On Life Support

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A third of severe asthma sufferers have been put on a life support machine as the result of an asthma attack, figures show. Research found that 28%...

Could Alzheimer's Be Brought On By Stress?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The role stress may play in causing dementia is being investigated in a new research project funded by the Alzheimer's Society. The study, being le...

PICTURES How To Spot Symptoms Of Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research suggests that South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression. The results of the study published in the Journal of Pharma...

Could Daffodils Be A Future Cure For Depression?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research suggests that South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression. Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have previously ...

Heart Attack Warning Signs That Are Easy To Ignore (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Intense chest pain is a common warning sign of a heart attack - yet according to Ever Grech, a cardiologist from Northern General Hospital in Sheffiel...

Scottish Cases Of Legionnaires' Disease 'To Continue Rising'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

The number of people who have contracted Legionnaires' disease is expected to continue rising until the weekend following a deadly outbreak in Edinbur...

Third Of Asthma Sufferers At Risk Of Fatal Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to new research by Asthma UK, over a third of sufferers are at risk of a potentially fatal asthma attack. A study of almost 25,000 peopl...

Could Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Molecular changes that switch genes on or off can set the stage for breast cancer many years before the disease is diagnosed, research suggests. Th...