All posts tagged health

  • Fashion & Lifestyle
    Wellness or wishful thinking: Is red wine healthy?

    Every so often a story will pop up attributing some sor...

  • Fashion & Lifestyle
    Damage control: A quick fix for the top skincare mistakes

    Most of us take our skin health for granted. ...

  • Current Affairs
    Google’s new health app: the start of en-masse hypochondria?‏

    Google has announced plans to launch an information package on general health and medical illnesses in a new app. According to the tech giant, the app merges information on symptoms and treatments and medical imagery from licensed medical illustrators, which is then reviewed by the company’s own Dr Kapil Parakh, as well...

  • Current Affairs
    Young boys self-harm cases rise by 30%, NHS figures show

    Young males being admitted to hospital in England for self-harm is at a five-year high, according to figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). Cases of ten to 14-year-olds have risen 30 per cent from 454 in 2009-2010 to 659 in 2013-2014. Indeed, admissions have consistently increased during this period....

  • Current Affairs
    Uncontrolled drug-resistant infections could kill over 10m by 2050, study finds

    Prime minister David Cameron has called for action to tackle the threat of resistance to antibiotics which, if left unchecked, could create a global crisis, following a report published today. For over 25 years no new types of antibiotics have come into common use, yet there are growing numbers of bacterial and...

  • Current Affairs
    More NHS weight-loss surgery referrals could cut type 2 diabetes in the UK

    New guidance issued today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has lowered the threshold at which patients should be considered for weight-loss surgery. The new guidelines mean the NHS could triple the number of weight-loss surgeries carried out every year to help tackle obesity and reduce the £10...

  • Fashion & Lifestyle
    Food in fashion: iQ raw chocolate

    Over the past few months all we’ve been hearing about is the new types of r...

  • Fashion & Lifestyle
    Why your fitness is vital during pregnancy

    Many pregnant women are told “pregnancy isn’t an illness&...

  • Feature of the week
    Moving abroad: Making healthcare a priority

    Moving abroad can be an exciting prospect. Escaping the dull, British weather for sunnier climes can certainly be appealing. However, one thing you need to think about before choosing a destination is healthcare. Say you’re looking at Portugal property for example – have you considered what the healthcare will be like over...

  • Fashion & Lifestyle
    myWellBoxie: healthy food packages delivered to your door

    myWellBoxie is a new monthly subscription ser...