'I have to stop so I can take my inhaler and catch my breath.'
More than two thirds of asthma sufferers feel their condition is having a negative impact on their sex lives, new research
Public health nursing has its origins in the mid 1800's when the inequalities of the 19th century, and the ruinous health outcomes of the poorest in society, became increasingly apparent. Following the Boer War, in which the Government struggled to find enough young people who were fit enough to recruit as soldiers, infant welfare in particular fast became a priority.
A patient who claims he was misdiagnosed with flu was later hospitalised for three months due to life-threatening sepsis
It took me years to come to terms with my stoma. At my lowest point I weighed only four stone, I had Clostridium Difficile and a blood clot. My marriage had gone past saving and I left my husband.
As with other controlled substances like alcohol and tobacco, cannabis could also be taxed. With the NHS currently struggling, wouldn't this be an obvious solution and hopefully avoid the greedy grasp of privatisation?
Takeaways are part of this debate because we're eating more of our food outside the home than we used to - one in six meals and between 20% and 25% of calories come from eating out - and takeaway foods are a popular, but often unhealthy choice, because they tend to be high in salt and saturated fat and high in calories per gramme of food.
It is commonly known as the post-lunch slump. It usually strikes around 3pm and can make the remainder of the afternoon feel like an insurmountable task. For many of us it is an unwelcome daily occurrence. And what do we do? We reach for the coffee and raid the biscuit tin we have so admirably been resisting all day.
A unique cancer database based on weather forecasting science is being used to predict the most effective ways to fight the