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
March 26th is Epilepsy Awareness Day: an important day for understanding epilepsy and raising awareness. With more than 87 people diagnosed with epilepsy each day, this condition is more common than people think and can seriously impact the lives of those affected. With the right treatment, however, people with epilepsy can experience fewer symptoms and live
Whether you’ve had it yourself, known someone who has, or have heard about it, you’ll know that norovirus is no joke. Also known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’, it’s something that affects people in their thousands over the winter months, causing all sorts of misery. While it’s something that usually lasts 1-2 days, it’s easily
Many people suffer from asthma, and with the right care and treatment, those with the condition can lead normal, healthy lives. Self-care is vital when living with asthma to enable you to prevent attacks as much as possible. It’s also important to know what to do if an attack were to happen. With young people
Sexually transmitted diseases are becoming an increasing concern among young people in England. Many young people are unaware of the risks, or ignore symptoms due to embarrassment. Your sexual health is important, and making sure you understand the symptoms and where to get tested could save you from unnecessary worries and anxieties in the future.