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New urine test could spare bladder cancer patients months of ineffective treatment

Monday  14:30,   01 october 2018

New urine test could spare bladder cancer patients months of ineffective treatmentMost of the 10,300 people diagnosed with bladder cancer in the UK every year - and many more across the world - take a course of immunotherapy, after first undergoing... >>>

Stoptober 2018: Public Health England Campaign to quit smoking revealed

Sunday  15:50,   30 september 2018

The Stoptober campaign to help people quit smoking in the UK will soon get underway. The public health campaign kicked off several years ago and helps assist UK smokers looking to quit with the resources and personal support they need to do... >>>

4 things you should do for your stomach everyday

Saturday  14:50,   29 september 2018

From reducing bloating to boosting your energy, giving your digestion regular TLC has a huge impact on your overall wellbeingDownload the all-new Microsoft News app to receive up-to-the minute news from the world’s best sources – available now on... >>>

This is what happens when you hold in your pee for too long

Saturday  14:05,   29 september 2018

This is what happens when you hold in your pee for too longYou’re about an hour and a half into the film and you start regretting that large fizzy drink. You can hold... >>>

Do cold and flu home remedies really work?

Friday  17:50,   28 september 2018

Chicken soup might be good for the soul, but will it cure your coldIn a bid to tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, new guidance from Public Health England (PHE) and The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is... >>>

Ten-Year-Olds Are Weaker Today Than They Were 16 Years Ago

Friday  16:25,   28 september 2018

Ten-year-olds today are not doing enough exercise and are weaker than children 16 years ago as a result, new research suggests. The study, which tested the muscle strength and muscle endurance of 10-year-olds in Chelmsford, Essex over a period... >>>

Blood pressure tests to be offered at hair salons, pubs and train stations

Friday  13:25,   28 september 2018

The British Heart Foundation is investing £1.5m in the scheme.A £1.5 million scheme by charity the British Heart Foundation (BHF) will see pop-up testing centres brought to communities across the... >>>

What I've learned about marriage (second time around)

Thursday  15:05,   27 september 2018

Take responsibility for your own happiness, embrace your imperfections and try to slam the door lessPerhaps she was simply nervous about second marriage. Statistically, marriage is a fairly precarious place to find yourself. Having done it once, I... >>>

Revealed: Eight everyday habits affecting your eye health, from old mascara to smoking

Thursday  09:25,   27 september 2018

Vision Direct optometrist Brendan O'Brien explains which daily habits can damage your eyes and what we should do to keep them healthy. 1. Your daily swim Swimming is hugely beneficial for your cardiovascular system but if you're not wearing... >>>

How to know if your period changes could be a sign of Perimenopause

Thursday  08:05,   27 september 2018

It affects one in 1000 women in their twenties.But who knew it doesn't all come at once like a fast-moving train that doesn't stop at the platform? It turns out, there's far more to 'the change' than a switch in mood and the end of your... >>>

Tooth decay hospital admissions rise in five to nine-year-olds

Wednesday  09:30,   26 september 2018

The Royal College of Surgeons described the number as ‘disgraceful’.Children of this age accounted for more than 26,000 admissions as a result of the dental problem last year, according to data from NHS... >>>

Young people with allergies risk their lives through embarrassment, study finds

Tuesday  13:51,   25 september 2018

From peanuts and prawns to sesame and soya - a campaign for those who don't tell anyone about potentially deadly allergiesThe Food Standards Agency has today launched a campaign to highlight the importance of speaking up about food allergies and >>>

Why new mothers should NOT be scared to breastfeed: Expert reveals 7 reasons many think they can't feed babies the 'natural way' and what to do instead

Sunday  19:55,   23 september 2018

Experts explain most women should be able to breastfeed without worrying about pain or not producing enough milk.Nursing hit headlines last week when ultra-marathon runner Sophie Power, 36, stopped halfway through a 106-mile race to breastfeed her... >>>

Increased breast cancer risk with high levels of fertility hormone, study finds

Saturday  17:50,   22 september 2018

Researchers from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine examined blood samples from almost 6,000 premenopausal women across the US and Europe. They analysed data from 10 studies – including the Breast Cancer Now Generations Study at The... >>>

9 things a gynaecologist wants you to stop doing

Saturday  17:05,   22 september 2018

Don't wait out that... >>>