LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) explained

Monday  08:51,   22 october 2018

Inflammatory Bowel Disease affects more than 300,000 people in the UK. We look at the symptoms, signs and treatments for the... >>>

New approach to prostate cancer treatment could help thousands of men

Monday  07:55,   22 october 2018

One of the largest ever clinical trials into prostate cancer found an 11% increase in the survival rate of some patients. It showed that there could be a benefit to treating the prostate – the site of the primary tumour – with radiotherapy even if... >>>

Wean babies 'sooner to prevent allergy epidemic'

Sunday  14:55,   21 october 2018

We could be creating a food allergy epidemic because we are not weaning babies on to allergens sooner, according to a leading paediatric allergy specialist. Public Health England's advice urges the introduction of peanuts and other allergens from... >>>

The early menopause explained

Friday  04:55,   19 october 2018

One in 100 women will go through the menopause before the age of... >>>

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

Thursday  09:05,   18 october 2018

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their children and even grandchildren having cognitive problems, a new study... >>>

Chickenpox in adults: symptoms, signs and treatment

Thursday  07:16,   18 october 2018

Chickenpox is not always just a childhood illness. Here’s what to do if the spots strike in later life. Chickenpox is an illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus and most commonly presents in children under the age of 10. Thankfully, once you’ve >>>

Food Allergy Sufferers Fear Eating Out After Pret Customer Deaths: 'It’s Like Playing Russian Roulette'

Wednesday  17:20,   17 october 2018

The story of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died in 2016 after eating a Pret A Manger sandwich before a flight To Nice, has shaken the nation in recent weeks, in particular the two million Brits with diagnosed food allergies. The delayed... >>>

Children who spend just half an hour online more likely to demand junk food

Wednesday  04:30,   17 october 2018

Children who spend just half an hour online more likely to demand junk... >>>

Nearly a THIRD of people would not perform CPR if they saw someone collapse, survey reveals – and 4% wouldn't even call an ambulance

Tuesday  08:27,   16 october 2018

Fewer than one in 10 people in the UK survive a cardiac arrest if they're not already in hospital because too few people know CPR, according to the British Heart Foundation.A survey by the British Heart Foundation has found only 70 per cent of... >>>

Five tips to help reduce sensitive teeth

Monday  16:45,   15 october 2018

While a wince here and there when having ice cream is common, sensitive teeth can be a daily nuisance and a right pain in the mouth! Tooth sensitivity, also known as dentin hypersensitivity, is pain or discomfort in the teeth as a response to... >>>

Women who have children in their 30s are more likely to live longer, study finds

Monday  14:09,   15 october 2018

New research has examined the life spans of womenResearchers aggregated data from EU countries between 2004 and 2013 and looked at the life spans of the women, as well as noting if they had children and the age in which they had their first. They... >>>

Prince Philip and Fergie pictured together for the first time in over 20 years

Monday  08:06,   15 october 2018

Prince Philip and Fergie pictured together for the first time in over 20 yearsPrincess Eugenie and her new husband Jack Brooksbank have released four portraits which were taken by fashion and portrait photographer Alex Bramall in the white drawing... >>>

Stomach ache: abdominal pain explained

Monday  05:33,   15 october 2018

A simple belly ache can signal several types of health problems. Here's when to grab a hot water bottle and when to worryDr Luke Powles, lead physician at Bupa Health Clinics, explores the most common stomach issues to put your mind (and your... >>>

Detection of cancer could be personalised down to the individual tumour

Friday  16:54,   12 october 2018

With this tool we hope to remove one of cancer’s trump cards – the fact that it evolves unpredictably, without us knowing what is going to happen next .”ICR’s chief executive Professor Paul Workman added: “This new approach using AI could allow... >>>

Perimenopause: symptoms, signs and treatment

Friday  12:51,   12 october 2018

The menopause transition doesn't need to spell disaster. Here's how to manage this life stage with aplomb.The precursor to the menopause, perimenopause is a time of transition for women, when the ovaries gradually start to produce less... >>>