Is There a Way to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia?

Millions of people are affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s every year.  These conditions affect the memory and are mainly suffered by older people. At present, there is no cure, but research is ongoing to find ways of preventing dementia. While most of the risk factors are out of your control, there are some things you

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What is TB? Understanding Tuberculosis

March 24th is World Tuberculosis Day: a day dedicated to increasing people’s understanding of tuberculosis (TB) and raising awareness. TB is a serious condition that kills 4,500 people worldwide each day. While TB is rare in the UK, thanks to a crucial vaccination programme, it is still prevalent in many other parts of the world. Let’s

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How Important is Hydration to Your Overall Health?

We’re often told to drink more and stay hydrated throughout the day, but how important is it really? Nutrition and Hydration Week (11th – 17th March) is a good time to learn about the benefits of staying hydrated. Being hydrated helps your body and mind work to the best of their ability, and when you’re

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Signs

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, serving an important reminder of the signs of ovarian cancer to help ensure an earlier diagnosis. Through raising awareness of the signs and symptoms, it could be possible to get ovarian cancer treated sooner and help bring down the statistics that put it as the sixth biggest cause of

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Can You Eat Your Way to Better Mental Health?

Is it really possible to achieve better mental health by eating the right foods? Research shows that what we eat may affect not just our physical health, but our mental health too. It’s no secret that poor diet has been linked to diseases such as diabetes and cancer. However, recent evidence also suggests that bad nutrition could

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