LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

Pain-relieving drug reduces need for epidural during labour – study

Tuesday  10:03,   14 august 2018

Epidurals can lead to forceps or vacuum deliveries and long-term problems for mothers.Scientists say remifentanil, which is rarely offered during labour, is more effective at relieving pain than the more commonly-used pethidine, which is given to[...]
LifeStyle / Family & Relationships

Why your love of fashion is killing you: From lingerie to skinny jeans and even thongs, how your clothes are harming your health

Monday  15:34,   13 august 2018

From body-fitting underwear to a burgeoning stiletto collection, here's how your love of fashion could be killing you.  'If you already have poor posture, then ill-fitting, tight, uncomfortable clothing and footwear can really make things[...]

This Could Be The Reason Why Your Hair Is Thinning Out

Monday  14:35,   13 august 2018

This Could Be The Reason Why Your Hair Is Thinning OutIn one hour, I discovered that my acne was likely a result of my Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a condition I share with approximately 1 in 5 women in the UK. According to Dr. Prudence Knight, [...]

Having hobbies in middle age could help reduce your chances of getting dementia... and it could save the NHS millions, study finds

Monday  13:15,   13 august 2018

Cambridge scientists discovered activities such as reading, playing sport and socialising contribute to maintaining brain power in old age - and may help reduce the risk of dementia in later life.Scientists discovered activities such as reading,[...]

You Can Be Allergic To Gel Manicures — & You Might Not Even Know It

Sunday  18:15,   12 august 2018

<p>You Can Be Allergic To Gel Manicures — &amp; You Might Not Even Know It</p>The 2017 study, conducted by the British Association of Dermatologists, found that allergic reactions are likely to happen when uncured (still wet) substances[...]

7 Body Smells You Should Never, Ever Ignore

Saturday  15:55,   11 august 2018

7 Body Smells You Should Never, Ever IgnoreWhat's not normal is when the scents you're accustomed to start to change. Like, when you usually can't smell your pee, yet all of a sudden sweet-smelling urine starts showing up. Or when your poop smells[...]

5 yeast infection symptoms you should never ignore

Saturday  13:45,   11 august 2018

If you notice these warning signs, it's time to see your doctor.The health condition is so, err, popular because every woman naturally has yeast (aka candida) brewing in their vaginas. But sometimes an overgrowth can occur, and that's when[...]

Prostate cancer trial offers hope for faster treatment

Friday  17:05,   10 august 2018

Prostate cancer trial offers hope for faster treatmentPatients in the study had SpaceOar, a minimally invasive hydrogel technology, inserted prior to radiotherapy treatment. In previous studies, SpaceOar has been shown to significantly decrease[...]

Certain tattoo inks could be banned over cancer-causing chemical fears

Friday  14:45,   10 august 2018

<p>Certain tattoo inks could be banned over cancer-causing chemical fears</p>The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) are further researching tattoo inks and permanent make-up which could "contain hazardous substances that are known or suspected[...]

UK Women Among Worst In World For Life Expectancy Rises

Friday  14:30,   10 august 2018

Since 2011, the rate of improvement for women has collapsed by an astonishing 91 per centWell, you might want to reconsider your life plans as Britain’s improvement in life expectancy has slowed at the fastest rate compared to 20 of the world's[...]

Puppy Fat Or Problematic: Can A Baby Really Be Overweight?

Friday  09:31,   10 august 2018

There are few things as joyous as the smell of a newborn baby’s head, their tiny hands and feet, and of course those ubiquitous chunky thighs that make everyone want to pretend to bite your child.&nbsp;But how many rolls are too many? Is there[...]

Children should be banned from heading in football, says brain injury expert

Thursday  14:56,   09 august 2018

Children should be banned from heading in football, says brain injury expertDr Bennet Omalu, who discovered the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), has described heading in football as "dangerous" and said it is "time for us to[...]

10 signs your relationship is rock solid

Thursday  05:01,   09 august 2018

It doesn't matter if they're not physically there with you right now. You know they're still coming back to you.How you specifically go about checking these boxes off is still subject to your own interpretation, though? What works for[...]

Thousands More Children With ADHD 'Should Be Given Ritalin To Treat It'

Wednesday  14:25,   08 august 2018

The numbers of children in the UK being prescribed the ADHD drug Ritalin should be stepped up, rather than reduced, according to a major new study. Approximately 5% of the child population (or one child in every classroom) have Attention Deficit[...]

How to keep Alzheimer’s disease out of your future

Tuesday  19:50,   07 august 2018

Research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power.In fact, while surveys have found that 60 percent of us consider Alzheimer’s disease a natural part of getting older, scientists say the opposite. 'We’re finally able to use the[...]