LifeStyle: Health & Fitness

5 of the biggest myths about weight loss

Sunday  13:36,   21 january 2018
Prima (UK)

Stop believing these and you might start seeing some healthy progress.And while this doesn't mean losing weight for everybody, it's certainly the goal for some people after Christmas. But it's pretty important when trying to shed some pounds that[...]

Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'

Saturday  15:55,   20 january 2018

This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius. Despite its popularity, researchers at the University of Texas have said little is known about the health benefits associated with it or the stipulation that it is carried[...]

6 reasons you're not seeing results from your fitness routine

Friday  18:11,   19 january 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

Not getting the results you want in the gym? Read onA plan is key to achieving and maintaining results. It enables you to schedule exercise sessions into a busy routine without leaving that Monday evening workout to chance. You can also check[...]

What is blood cancer? The symptoms and treatment you need to know

Friday  14:56,   19 january 2018

What is blood cancer? Discover the signs, symptoms and treatment for blood cancer and leukaemia. Blood cancer is the fifth most common type of cancer and third biggest cancer killer in the UK, yet it can still often go undiagnosed when[...]

Has your mental wellbeing suffered because of the menopause?

Friday  09:26,   19 january 2018
Prima (UK)

A new poll has revealed that many women feel it hasIn a poll of over 1,000 women between the ages of 50 and 60 commissioned by Radio 4's Woman's Hour and BBC Radio Sheffield, 48% of respondents said their mental health and mood suffered as a result[...]

Five Resolutions For A Pain-Free Year

Friday  09:25,   19 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

As another year goes by, we look at the rising statistics of the prevalence of arthritis and other long-term conditions in the UK. As an organisation dedicated to helping people with arthritis, it makes us even more adamant to help improve the[...]

5 healthy living tips for people who have diabetes

Thursday  19:00,   18 january 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

Singer and cookbook guru Patti LaBelle shares her secrets for better livingWe caught up with two people who have successfully managed diabetes for years – Grammy award-winning R&B star Patti LaBelle and David Marrero, PhD, director of the Diabetes[...]

TV chef Tom Kerridge shows off 12-stone weight loss

Thursday  15:43,   18 january 2018
Digital Spy (UK)

Here's the secret behind his transformation.During an interview with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid, the Michelin-starred chef explained he decided to take action after realising he was obese, weighing in at just shy of 30 stone, as he approached [...]

Could eating too much of this one ingredient increase your risk of Alzheimer's?

Thursday  10:51,   18 january 2018
Prima (UK)

A new study suggests[...]

What sort of tired are you?

Thursday  08:06,   18 january 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

We look at the science behind those energy slumpsIf you tend to rely on caffeine or sugar for a quick burst of energy to keep you going and the mid-afternoon slump is a familiar feeling for you, then the chances are that you need to focus on your[...]

Why do our veins look blue when our blood is red?

Wednesday  08:45,   17 january 2018

This is an article from I’ve Always Wondered, a series where readers send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. Send your question to…I’ve always wondered why our veins are blue, when blood is red? – Alexandra, 28,[...]

Eat this one thing for breakfast to help ward off arthritis, say scientists

Wednesday  07:10,   17 january 2018
Prima (UK)

It could also help reduce your risk of osteoporosis.Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints, with symptoms usually affecting the hands, feet and[...]

Rumbling stomach? Here are some expert tips on how to make it stop!

Tuesday  13:10,   16 january 2018

We’ve all experienced a rumbling stomach and while it can be a little embarrassing, for most of us it’s something we just attribute to being hungry. However, for others it can be a more persistent matter and if it gets in the way of work[...]

Are we ignoring the psychological impact of skin conditions?

Tuesday  09:12,   16 january 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

Skin problems can affect a lot more than your faceBut until recently, this hasn't been talked about much. The British Association of Dermatologists considers the need for more psychological support for dermatology patients to be pressing. But with[...]

Menopausal women should be given as much support as pregnant workers

Monday  20:35,   15 january 2018
Prima (UK)

Experts say the menopause is still a 'taboo subject' in the workplace.While policies to help pregnant workers are standard, menopausal symptoms are still treated like a 'taboo subject' in the workplace, says Professor Myra Hunter from King's [...]