myths

A nurse will come to you over four days - at home or at work - and give you a course of injections to make your body produce stem cells. On the fifth day, you'll head to one of our specialist hospitals and your donation will begin!
Fertility issues affect both men and women alike. For one-third of couples the issue is related to the female, for another third, it's related to the male partner and then for the other third, both partners have a fertility issue. If you are experiencing problems getting pregnant, it's important for both partners to undergo health checks.
Women used to rely on their mothers and grandmothers for advice.
"The fact that Nokuphila Khumalo's work entailed sexual acts, and is criminalised, placed her and her many co- workers, at high risk of danger.
Those of you who've seen me perform as a comedian know that I often use the name of the Scottish Border town of Ecclefechan
The truth that Blue Monday gives us an opportunity to talk about is that we all have mental health and that there are steps we can take all year round to protect it. The major risk factors for mental ill-health, poverty, trauma, loneliness, ongoing stress and physical ill-health, are not confined to one day, let alone one month.
Photo Credit: www.drjonquille.co.uk I spend much of my time consulting patients with good intentions that have used the wrong
Obviously everyone's experience is different, but self-harm is very rarely an attention-seeking behaviour. Self-harm should always be taken seriously, regardless of what you interpret the reasons behind it to be.
These tales carry warnings, messages about how human beings can live together and encouragement to overcome obstacles. That's why wise old women told them. But children listened because these tales are exciting. They're dramatic and vivid, they give us everything we want and need from stories.
Claims and counter-claims about how much it costs the UK to belong to the European Union abound. Unsurprisingly, both sides of the debate cherry-pick the statistics that support their side of the argument, but both are also prone to misrepresent the facts and to neglect data that tell a different story.
Just like we all have physical health, we all have mental health. To many, the terms 'mental health' and 'mental illness' mean the same thing, but just like we can have positive physical well-being, we can also have positive mental well-being.
Speaking to expert midwives, I've heard that some mums are plunged into depression if they don't get to have their water birth they've dreamed of. But if your baby is breached, or has another medical emergency then be prepared to adapt and quickly for the sake of your unborn child.
I've heard the quote used over and over again by motivational success speakers. They have even suggested that you must get rid of some of your old friends and family members to reach the next level of success. Is that a sustainable solution for personal development and becoming successful?
It is unusual nowadays to see such an inaccurate and out-of-date article about organic farming and food. In 'Organic Farming
Toilet flushes and bath drains have perplexed the human mind for a long time. A significant number of us appear to have our
The colour red connotes danger, passion and power, so this could be where the bad-tempered stereotype comes from. Some redheads choose to own this passionate reputation, while the rest of us couldn't care less about it.
Rumours spread by journalists and misunderstood metaphors have led to these incredible falsehoods creeping into our history
Because of her and her stories as that boy grew up and was able to visit the lands of these myths, to study these stories, to try to live out some of the lessons learned, he, I, remains rapt with attention, enchanted, and grateful beyond words.
The UK is in trouble. It cannot pay its way in the world. We charge too much for our exports and we import far too much. Too few people buy British-made goods, because they are too expensive. We have high unemployment, high rates of inequality and the UK is falling deeper and deeper in debt...