May 17 2017
The world’s first wiki poem devoted to dementia – with its first line composed by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion – has been published on National Memory Day.
May 10 2017
More than one in three British people have been sunburnt in the last year while in the UK, and of those 28 per cent were sunburnt three or more times, according to a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists to mark Sun Awareness Week (8-14 May).
May 8 2017
When we cut ourselves, the body’s normal response is to form a clot to stop the bleeding and begin the process of healing. Blood clots can form in any part of the body and most of the time they are harmless. However, in certain situations the likelihood of blood clots forming as a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is significantly increased.
May 3 2017
May is National Walking Month and, with the warmer weather around the corner, it is a wonderful time to think about how much time we spend on our feet and the many health benefits of taking to the pavements and countryside.
April 28 2017
New research has shown that younger people eating popular ‘clean eating ‘ diets could be putting themselves at the risk of a bone thinning disease later in life.
April 26 2017
If recent excesses of food, chocolate and hot cross buns have taken their toll on your body why not consider some healthy living tips to help put things right?
April 24 2017
Eating your lunch ‘al desko’ may be an increasing part of working life in Britain but on Friday 28 April we are all being encouraged to take a break and go for a walk.
April 21 2017
This month, young and old alike picked up their skipping ropes as school and community groups took part in events designed to highlight the health benefits of skipping.
April 19 2017
For the percentage of the population tortured by the nocturnal rumblings of a partner, snoring is no joke but Dr Asim Hasan, Care UK’s regional medical director for London, knows that the whistling, clicking, rolling thunder can tell you a great deal about a person’s health and it may also point the way to a silent night.
April 13 2017
Easter is a special time for many families; the chance to spend four days together is a rare treat for many and, for those caring for a loved one with dementia, it offers the opportunity for some fun activities that also increase health and wellbeing.