Insomnia linked to road death risk

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Insomnia may be a major contributor to road-related deaths and other unintentional fatal injuries, a new study suggests. Insomnia... Read more →

More PE needed in secondary schools

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Secondary schools are being urged to ensure that all pupils are being taught enough PE. According to recommendations by the Depar... Read more →

Big rise in mumps cases this year

Thursday 6th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

More than 400 cases of mumps have been diagnosed so far this year compared to 184 cases for the whole of 2013, the Health Protecti... Read more →

Allergens on loose foods to be labelled

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Specific allergens, such as peanuts, milk and shellfish, will have to be clearly labelled on all loose foods from next month, the ... Read more →

Birth weight linked to adult hip risk

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Adults may have an increased risk of requiring a hip replacement as a result of osteoarthritis if they were born prematurely or ha... Read more →

Smoking causes 90% of lung cancer

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

For smokers, the risk of developing lung cancer falls if they quit the habit, however it will never be as low as the risk that app... Read more →

Childline in emergency appeal for funds

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Over 45,000 calls made to Childline at night will go unanswered in 2015 if funds are not raised immediately, the ISPCC has warned.... Read more →

How to eat yourself young with tips from a naturopath

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Elizabeth Peyton-Jones - Independent

A morning brew - When you wake up in the morning, squeeze half a lemon into some warm water, add a little ginger and a teaspoonful... Read more →

Are saturated fats good or bad for our health?

Tuesday 4th November 2014 - Ailin Quinlan - Independent

Saturated fat has long been demonised by nutritionists, but new research has indicated that eating moderate amounts makes good hea... Read more →

Doctor visits keep BP in check

Thursday 23rd October 2014 - Deborah Condon -

Adults are more likely to have their blood pressure under control if they visit their doctor at least twice a year, a new study ha... Read more →

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