LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

What it’s really like to have laser eye surgery

Thursday  15:11,   25 may 2017
Cosmopolitan

By someone who is terrified of things going near her eyesBut I[...]

Chocolate eaters ‘may have lower risk of irregular heartbeat’

Wednesday  18:41,   24 may 2017
Press Association

The study concluded that higher levels of chocolate intake were associated with a lower rate of clinically apparent atrial fibrillation.Atrial fibrillation is a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart[...]

Where you carry weight can predict your cancer risk

Wednesday  17:55,   24 may 2017
Netdoctor

Being overweight or obese is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking and is linked to 13 types of cancer including bowel, breast, and pancreatic.The cancers that are more common in people who are overweight or obese include:[...]

Where you carry weight can predict your cancer risk

Wednesday  17:50,   24 may 2017
Netdoctor

Being overweight or obese is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking and is linked to 13 types of cancer including bowel, breast, and pancreatic.The cancers that are more common in people who are overweight or obese include:[...]

Where you carry weight can predict your cancer risk

Wednesday  17:50,   24 may 2017
Netdoctor

Being overweight or obese is the single biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking and is linked to 13 types of cancer including bowel, breast, and pancreatic.The cancers that are more common in people who are overweight or obese include:[...]

8 things a doctor wants you to know about sun cream

Wednesday  17:00,   24 may 2017
Harper's Bazaar

Including how to prevent it giving you[...]

The £1 blood test that could save thousands from cancer

Wednesday  14:15,   24 may 2017
Prima

Experts say the news is 'exciting'According to Cancer Research, every four minutes someone in the UK dies from cancer. It is thought many of these lives could be saved with earlier[...]

First hay fever maps of the UK reveal pollen hotspots

Tuesday  14:35,   23 may 2017
Netdoctor

These handy diagrams could provide relief to hay fever sufferersProduced in collaboration with the Met Office, it is hoped the maps could help acute hay fever or asthma sufferers decide where to live – or the places to avoid during peak pollen[...]

First hay fever maps of the UK reveal pollen hotspots

Tuesday  14:35,   23 may 2017
Netdoctor

These handy diagrams could provide relief to hay fever sufferersProduced in collaboration with the Met Office, it is hoped the maps could help acute hay fever or asthma sufferers decide where to live – or the places to avoid during peak pollen[...]

This Is the Only Thing You Should Do If a Tick Lands on You

Monday  11:31,   22 may 2017
Good Housekeeping

"Folklore remedies" only put you at greater risk for dangerous diseases. Scientists already predict Lyme disease to surge this year, but a viral tick "trick" could put people even more at risk. The popular Facebook video advises dousing[...]

This Is the Only Thing You Should Do If a Tick Lands on You

Monday  11:30,   22 may 2017
Good Housekeeping

"Folklore remedies" only put you at greater risk for dangerous diseases. Scientists already predict Lyme disease to surge this year, but a viral tick "trick" could put people even more at risk. The popular Facebook video advises dousing[...]

Why Your Pool May Make You Sick This Summer

Sunday  17:25,   21 may 2017
Medical Daily

A diarrhea-inducing parasite found in swimming pools is on the rise, the CDC warns.This advice comes after a report revealing the common diarrhea-inducing parasite, known as “Crypto,” caused at least twice as many swimming pool and water park[...]

Heading Overseas? You Might Need a Measles Shot

Saturday  16:55,   20 may 2017
Mental Floss

Due to changing health guidelines, you may not be fully immunised if you were born before 1989.As Slate explains, prior to 1989, the Centers for Disease Control only recommended that children receive one dose of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) [...]

Heading Overseas? You Might Need a Measles Shot

Saturday  16:55,   20 may 2017
Mental Floss

Due to changing health guidelines, you may not be fully immunised if you were born before 1989.As Slate explains, prior to 1989, the Centers for Disease Control only recommended that children receive one dose of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) [...]

So It Looks Like Too Much Red Meat Can Kill You In Eight Different Ways

Friday  20:21,   19 may 2017
Men's Fitness

Overindulging in beef, lamb and pork can increase the risk of death from eight causes. Here’s a chilling roll call of ways to die: cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, infections, kidney disease, liver disease or lung disease – and eating too[...]