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LifeStyle: Health & Fitness

Cambridgeshire suffers huge rise in number of old people living alone new study finds

Saturday  10:10,   26 november 2022

Those living alone are more at risk of suffering from depression and ill health.The latest figures, taken from this year's census, show that there are now more than 5,500 additional pensioners living alone in the county than there were 10 years... >>>

Hertfordshire census 2021 data reveals numbers of elderly people living on their own in each borough

Saturday  10:10,   26 november 2022

Census data has shown all boroughs have seen a rise in the number of elderly people living on their ownThis year’s census shows that number has swelled to 59,025 - a rise of 9.5 per cent, meaning there are 5,099 more pensioners living on their own... >>>

Charity set to take on community centre that has been shut since pandemic

Saturday  10:10,   26 november 2022

A Baillieston charity is set to take over the running of Garrowhill Community Centre which has been closed since the Covid pandemic struck. Councillors have agreed talks can begin with Brighter Baillieston over a lease for the centre, with the... >>>

Man's insomnia nightmare after brain treatment for depression sparks adverse reaction to tea and coffee

Saturday  10:10,   26 november 2022

Russell Dunning has gone days without sleep at a time and says the treatment has left him with a severe hypersensitivity to coffeeRussell Dunning turned to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy in the hope of tackling his depression, which >>>

NHS nurse strikes: Which London hospitals are affected and what to do if you have an appointment

Saturday  07:50,   26 november 2022

Royal College of Nursing general secretary Pat Cullen has urged Health Secretary Steve Barclay to "stop the spin and start to speak" with nurses to avert strike action next... >>>

NHS nurse strikes: Which London hospitals are affected and what to do if you have an appointment

Saturday  07:50,   26 november 2022

Some cancer services will be exempt, but declined to give detail when asked about scans and checks. Asked if nurses would be in cancer wards on strike days, she said: “Services such as oncology will be derogated or exempt from any strike action. We... >>>

'Lesser-known' symptoms of 'one of the fastest-growing types of cancer' - expert

Saturday  07:30,   26 november 2022

Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk is Dr Jiri Kubes, the medical director of leading cancer treatment facility Proton Therapy Center. >>>

Three emotions that can damage your heart - could make you ‘twice as likely to die'

Saturday  07:30,   26 november 2022

You may experience the emotions here and there but it's only when they're felt intensely or too often that they become dangerous.Stress cardiomyopathy is when the left side of your heart, which is the main chamber for pumping blood around... >>>

Potential cancer breakthrough as scientists develop 'nanodrug'

Saturday  05:20,   26 november 2022

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh hope the therapy, which uses nanocarriers, will mitigate some of the side effects associated with traditional cancer treatments. The new therapy works by halting the production of an immune protein that... >>>

Girl as young as 6 dies with another rushed to hospital after rare bacteria outbreak at school

Saturday  05:20,   26 november 2022

All the pupils and staff at the Church of England primary school have been given strong antibiotics from specialists from the UK Health Security Agency . A spokesperson for confirmed the death of one child and that another was in hospital. READ... >>>

20 things I’ve learned after 40

Saturday  05:20,   26 november 2022

Forty is a good age. You still have youthful energy, but possess enough wisdom to accept life lessons with humility. Here are 20 things we’ve learned by age... >>>

The Queen 'secretly fought painful cancer in final year of her life', book claims

Saturday  05:20,   26 november 2022

The Queen was reportedly battling bone marrow cancer in secret during the last year of her life, according to Gyles Brandreth's new biography Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait , which talks about the monarch's life, achievements and struggles, Her >>>

Irrigation in Spain: Ecologists Breast Wind Ecologists

Saturday  05:10,   26 november 2022

© AFP-CESAR MANSO A drilling pump operates on an irrigation field in Pampeliega, near Burgos, in the region of Castille-et-León, July 26, 2017 (Illustration photo). Despite the worst drought never seen, and which is maintained and forces... >>>

With millions of #postpartumbody pics, why do so few show stretch marks and cellulite?

Saturday  04:50,   26 november 2022

’We love the way our babies grow and change, but we don’t give our postpartum bodies the same compassion’However, for some, endlessly scrolling through social media to while away time no longer offers the comfort it once did, as a latest wave of... >>>

Neonatal nurse Lucy Letby 'poisoned baby boy by contaminating two intravenous bags with insulin'

Saturday  03:00,   26 november 2022

Neonatal nurse Lucy Letby poisoned a baby boy by contaminating two bags of intravenous feed with insulin that could not be detected by the human eye, a court heard today. For 17 hours her colleagues at the Countess of Chester Hospital tried... >>>