Indigestion – Self-Caring At Home

The pain and discomfort of indigestion can sometimes take us by surprise. In serious cases, we may even think it may be something more than simple indigestion. In fact, indigestion it is quite easily treatable at home and is likely to pass in a short time. There are a number of ways you can self care for

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Putting Folic Acid In Flour – What Are The Benefits?

The UK is considering joining a collection of 80 countries worldwide who fortify their flour with folic acid. Experts have mixed views on fortification, but most are in support of the potential new policy. Whilst the majority of research is very positive, some experts suggest that there could be adverse effects from too much folic acid, including

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Forming Good Habits Young For The Future Of Our Children

What we teach our children when they are young, and the habits we help them to form, can have a lasting effect as they grow up. Children will absorb all sorts of information from their parents on eating, washing, sleeping, and everything else in between. Although it may not always seem like we have much

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Sore Throat – Where Should I Go?

We all get a sore throat from time to time. It can be painful, irritating, causing loss of sleep and loss of appetite. The causes of a sore throat are varied, from things like tonsilitis to strep throat, the common cold, flu, or laryngitis. In most cases, sore throats are caused by viruses, or lifestyle choices such

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Blood Test Cancer Breakthrough

Scientists have recently made a significant breakthrough in medicine by taking a further step towards creating a universal blood test for cancer. The new method, which was trialled at John Hopkins University, detects eight different types of cancer; the hopeful final outcome of the research is to create an annual blood test for cancer that detects

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