LifeStyle: Family & Relationships

Why experts claim parents should limit children's screen time to 90 minutes a day

Friday  08:55,   24 november 2017
Netdoctor (UK)

It's to do with obesity risksThe study – published in the journal Paediatrica – claims there's a strong link between obesity and prolonged exposure in younger years to TVs, computers and smart[...]

Women should sleep on side to prevent stillbirth

Monday  11:23,   20 november 2017
Sky News

The parents of a stillborn baby have released a picture of their son to help highlight new research that shows pregnant women can halve the risk of stillbirth simply by going to sleep in the correct position. Hayley and Adam Powsney, from Bury,[...]

Line streets with trees to reduce number of asthma attacks, experts say

Monday  11:22,   20 november 2017
Netdoctor (UK)

A study shows greenery to offset the dangerous effects of pollutionExperts are calling for more UK streets to be lined with trees, after the largest ever study looked into the impact of urban greenery on the respiratory condition – finding that[...]

The Most Popular Day For Marriage Proposals Is Coming Up

Friday  12:45,   17 november 2017

<p>While the majority of weddings take place in the summer months, an estimated 100,000 proposals are likely to happen over the 2017 Christmas period.</p>While the majority of weddings take place in the summer months, an estimated 100,000[...]

Amy Childs Reveals She Only Bathes Baby Polly Twice A Week Due To Eczema Fears

Thursday  13:51,   16 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

Amy Childs has revealed having a bath is not part of her daily bedtime routine for her baby daughter Polly, as she is worried about eczema.&nbsp;‘I only bath Polly twice a week,” the ‘TOWIE’ star said in an Instagram[...]

'Breakthrough' breast cancer drugs approved

Thursday  09:50,   16 november 2017
Sky News

Two new "breakthrough" drugs have been approved, giving new hope to women with previously untreatable breast cancer.  The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given the go-ahead for palbociclib and ribociclib[...]

Grandparents 'may pose cancer risk' to children

Wednesday  12:50,   15 november 2017
Sky News

Grandparents pose a potential health risk to children and may even put them at risk of cancer, scientists say. The increased risk comes from the greater likelihood that grandmothers and grandfathers will spoil youngsters with treats.They are also[...]

6 things I wish you'd stop believing about type 2 diabetes

Tuesday  13:51,   14 november 2017
Netdoctor (UK)

Too many patients seem to be in the dark about the conditionThis is very far from the truth. Both types of diabetes are incredibly serious. Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes both cause the body to be unable to process sugar properly. They arise in[...]

8 things your dog can sense that you didn’t know

Monday  08:42,   13 november 2017
Now To Love

From pregnancy to changes in weather, a pet expert at Mad Paws, Melanie Griffith shares with eight things our four-legged friends can detect before us. PregnancyYour dog can sense that you’re pregnant, even before you can. More than just an old[...]

This is why you'll heal more quickly if you're injured during the day

Monday  08:40,   13 november 2017
Prima (UK)

While nighttime injuries take longer to recover fromThat's according to researchers from the University of Surrey, who have discovered something slightly bizarre about how we heal: it looks like wounds sustained during the day seem to heal twice as[...]

5 myths you shouldn't believe about the flu vaccine

Monday  08:05,   13 november 2017
Prima (UK)

Separating the fact from the fictionOne way of doing so is getting the flu vaccination. Despite the clear benefits of getting a flu jab, there are lots of misconceptions. Here, I bust five flu vaccine[...]

8 things a dentist wants you to be aware of before you whiten your teeth

Monday  08:05,   06 november 2017
Netdoctor (UK)

Read this before you pursue pearly whitesAlong with the surge of treatments, there's also been an increase in unlicensed and untrained procedures. If you're considering a whiter smile, it's important to look at the risks, efficacy and options[...]

Could My Child Have ADHD? Signs, Symptoms And Advice For Parents

Monday  06:37,   06 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

Mums and dads with children who are in the process of being assessed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are being advised to “hold on in there” by parents who have been in that position themselves. The diagnosis process can be slow[...]

How My Son & I Came to Terms With His Life-Threatening Allergies

Friday  07:45,   03 november 2017

How My Son & I Came to Terms With His Life-Threatening AllergiesI hate to see children suffer from anxiety regarding their health, but I couldn't help but find myself a little envious and in awe of this cautious girl. It’s just that with Ben, my [...]

Woman Reveals How Being Diagnosed With MS And Breast Cancer Changed Her Outlook On Life

Thursday  09:35,   02 november 2017
Huffington Post UK

Every year in the UK, 50,000 women are diagnosed with primary breast cancer. This kind of diagnosis can be devastating enough, but when you’re also living with an incurable and life-long illness, it can be crushing.Such was the case for Janine[...]