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LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

Does cranberry juice cure cystitis?

Wednesday  04:05,   10 october 2018
netdoctor.co.uk

We examine the myths about cranberry juice and urinary tract infections.If you've ever suffered from a urinary tract infection (UTI) then you will have heard the old wives' tale that drinking cranberry juice will magically ease the... >>>

DNA test could spot heart attack risk early

Tuesday  13:30,   09 october 2018
scotsman

A one-off genetic test costing less than £40 can show if a person is born with a predisposition to heart disease.Medical and lifestyle interventions can then be employed to reduce the chances of those most at risk of suffering heart attacks in... >>>

How to make beef and mushroom ragu

Tuesday  05:25,   09 october 2018
msn

More than a third of us are living with an increased risk of either heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes. The scary thing is that ninety percent of us don’t even know... >>>

Hasn't he grown! Britain's smallest ever baby boy who weighed less than a tin of baked beans celebrates his first birthday after defying slim odds of survival

Monday  16:51,   08 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Frankie Thompson was born 16 weeks before he was due. He weighed 13 ounces (378g) - less than a tin of baked beans (pictured in hospital). Unusually, he did not have the usual complications premature babies are born with - but doctors and nurses... >>>

Diet drinks and low calorie sweeteners linked to type 2 diabetes

Monday  09:08,   08 october 2018
msn

We’ve been guzzling diet alternatives of our favourite soft drinks with the promise they are better for us than their sugary sisters but now new findings have linked artificial sweeteners to type 2 diabetes. Scientists at the Adelaide Medical School >>>

Diet drinks and low calorie sweeteners linked to type 2 diabetes

Monday  09:08,   08 october 2018
msn

We’ve been guzzling diet alternatives of our favourite soft drinks with the promise they are better for us than their sugary sisters but now new findings have linked artificial sweeteners to type 2 diabetes. Scientists at the Adelaide Medical School >>>

Co-sleeping: is bed-sharing with your newborn baby safe?

Monday  09:08,   08 october 2018
netdoctor.co.uk

The guidelines to safe bed-sharing with your newborn baby.While the Department of Health recommends the safest place for a new baby to sleep is in a cot in your room for the first six months of their life, many a sleep-deprived mother admits to... >>>

High blood pressure explained

Monday  06:05,   08 october 2018
netdoctor.co.uk

Everything you need to know about blood pressure, heart health and hypertension.Dr Roger Henderson gives the low-down on everything you need to know about blood... >>>

The doctor will see you ALL now: Patients to be asked to share GP appointments with up to 14 others

Saturday  13:25,   06 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A new NHS scheme may see patients sharing GP appointments with up to 14 other people. Already undergoing a trial at dozens of surgeries across the UK, the NHS scheme is aimed at saving cash and doctors’ time. Sufferers of long-term conditions – such >>>

Cases of Type 1 diabetes ‘often misdiagnosed’

Friday  12:53,   05 october 2018
pressassociation

Type 2 diabetes is more common than Type 1, with around 90% of all adults with diabetes in the UK having Type 2. Gallery: 20 Diabetes Symptoms You Can't Afford to Ignore (Zero Belly) For their study, researchers characterised Type 1 diabetes as... >>>

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Friday  08:25,   05 october 2018
netdoctor.co.uk

A fertility expert clears up some common misconceptions about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.Even though PCOS is a common concern, there is often much confusion surrounding the condition, the warning signs you should look out for, and how the symptoms... >>>

The best position for your baby to sleep

Friday  07:25,   05 october 2018
netdoctor.co.uk

Always do this to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.When you’re a new parent, it can seem like there’s an overwhelming amount of information and advice to remember, in order to keep your new baby healthy, safe and happy. But if there’s >>>

The essential autumn health check

Thursday  05:50,   04 october 2018
netdoctor.co.uk

Now is the time to boost your immune system.We've compiled the most common health problems which can affect you and your loved ones this autumn, keeping you one step ahead in the run up to... >>>

Meghan Markle wows in £369 green leather skirt as she visits namesake county Sussex for first time

Thursday  05:26,   04 october 2018
msn

The heart attack is still one of the leading causes of death. Nevertheless, more and more patients can be successfully saved thanks to emergency medical... >>>

Antidepressants withdrawal ‘affects millions’

Wednesday  10:26,   03 october 2018
pressassociation

There have been calls for fresh guidance for patients.More than half (56%) of patients who stop taking antidepressants or try to reduce their usage will experience withdrawal symptoms, according to the... >>>