Women's health

5 different types of gynae cancer

5 different types of gynae cancer

You may have heard of both ovarian and cervical cancer, but there are actually five gynaecological cancers; womb, vaginal and vulval are also on the...

Mastectomy real life: ‘Cancer gave me confidence’

Mastectomy real life: ‘Cancer gave me confidence’

While I was watching television one evening, I felt a nagging ache in my left breast. I had a prod,...

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Oral heath

4 ways to stop cavities

4 ways to stop cavities

Have you ever experienced a sharp, searing pain, which heralds a trip to the dentist? Cavities – holes in the teeth caused by decay – are now...

Everything you need to know about dental care

Everything you need to know about dental care

From orthodontics to implants, dental work can be confusing. always ask questions about your oral care to check you’re getting what’s right for you

Diet & Exercise

Drink of the day

Drink of the day

FORBIDDEN FRUIT This is a fruity delight to tempt your tastebuds, perfect for a pre-lunch tipple al fresco. Serves 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes You...

The obesity crisis

The obesity crisis

Back in the 60s being fat was not an issue – only 1% of men and 2% of women in England were...

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General health

Heart Rhythms explained

Heart Rhythms explained

Poems often wax lyrical about heart palpitations when you are in love, fluttering in your chest like delicate wings and so on. But when it is a...

Varicose veins: Symptoms, causes & treatments

Varicose veins: Symptoms, causes & treatments

They’re unsightly, ache and tire you out: vein problems in your legs – specifically varicose...

A guide to physiotherapy

A guide to physiotherapy

Each year, one in three people will suffer with back pain. In most cases, you can manage this with...