September 21 2017
This weekend thousands of cyclists will take to the roads for the TP ICAP L'Etape London, an annual event offering people three long distance rides and the chance to cycle around the Lee Valley VeloPark at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
September 18 2017
Eye health experts are warning people not to risk permanent visual impairment by ignoring the early signs of trouble.
September 14 2017
For most students freshers’ week can be overwhelming. Meeting new people, finding their way round the university campus and feeling a little home sick can all take their toll.
September 7 2017
Arthritis Research UK has unveiled a major report, The Nation’s Joint Problem, which reveals the current and future impact of two major forms of the condition, osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), on the economy, the NHS as well as families and individuals across the UK.
September 4 2017
Have members of your family ever talked about what you would do if one of you needed a heart, liver, kidney or other organ transplant to live? Would you accept a life-saving organ from a donor?
September 1 2017
Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing noises in the head or the ears which have no external source. It is often described as ringing in the ears but it can appear as almost any type of noise or mixture of noises.
August 29 2017
The media has recently been full of stories about sausages and other meat from pigs contaminated with hepatitis E, potentially causing health issues. But what is hepatitis E and what can be done to lessen the risk of contracting the virus?
August 25 2017
Families are being encouraged to enjoy multi-generational days out this bank holiday for the benefit of young and old alike.
August 24 2017
Today marks National Burger Day in the UK and, with households across the UK planning to get grilling over the bank holiday weekend, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is issuing top tips on how to ensure your barbecue is safe and enjoyable for all.
August 21 2017
So often when we feel ill, our first thought turns to asking a GP for help. However, many minor conditions are generally not a serious health problem and can be treated with advice and perhaps medication from your local pharmacy.