Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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App to predict illness

IT seems there is an app for everything nowadays, particularly relating to your health from checking your blood pressure, to predicting the best times to try and conceive. But what if an app on your phone could warn you if you were about to get ill? Well this could soon…

Theatre trips could prevent dementia

ENJOYING activities such as going to the theatre could help prevent dementia. Scientists claim that engaging activities help cut the risk of mental decline as they stimulate the brain more, helping to protect against and prevent mild cognitive impairment (MCI) which is the stage between decline from aging and dementia.…

Work outs at work

STRUGGLING to make time for exercise? Is working late meaning you are missing that trip to the gym? Well work should no longer be an excuse for not working out, as even if you spend most of your day slouched over your desk staring at a computer screen, you can…

More men are loving fake tan

MORE and more men are turning to the bottle. The bottle of fake tan that is. According to Mintel research, from August 2015-September 2016, the usage of self-tan among Britain’s men rose from less than one in 10 (9 per cent) in 2015 to as many as 14 per cent…

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Prepare for the white stuff

Snow arrived in many parts of Spain last week, including along the coastal areas of the Costa Blanca, an event not seen in a generation. Whilst it may have been a brief fluttering, many have turned their thoughts to a wintry wonderland and are dusting off the skies in search…

Dangers of depression

DEPRESSION causes 15 per cent of cardiac arrests. That's according to data from a German study carried out over a 10 year period. This makes the condition as dangerous for your heart as obesity and high blood pressure. The findings of the study come as the World Health Organisation (WHO)…

Being a mummy can be bad for your health

MOTHERS fall ill an average of 324 times during their child’s childhood years and most of these illnesses have been passed on from their youngsters. A survey of 2,000 parents found that 68 per cent of women said they often got more sick after having children and admitted to only…

Tools which make improving patients’ well-being possible

There are many illnesses which can result in worsened quality of life, either due to the effects of the illness itself or due to the side effects of the treatments, for example in oncology, etc. In these cases, to reduce symptoms and side effects which different types of patients may…

Infants’ bronchitis - watch for the signs

BRONCHITIS is the most frequent cause of hospitalisation in youngsters under the age of one in Spain. It is more prolific when the temperatures drop and affects mostly infants being a viral infection of the lower respiratory tract system. This becomes inflamed and narrowed so air passage is difficult and…

Tired? Iron deficiency could be behind your fatigue

MORE than a quarter of women of working age in the UK suffer from iron deficiencies. Almost half of young girls aged between 11 and 18 also fall short of the necessary intake of the nutrient, leading to feelings of tiredness and exhaustion. Iron is an important component of haemoglobin,…

Get a dental check before scuba-diving

COULD scuba-diving be damaging your teeth? It may be a favoured holiday past time for many, but a study has found that around four in 10 people who dive suffer dental problems afterwards such as jaw pain and broken fillers. This is believed to be caused by the fluctuations in…

Kick start a healthier year

OK so Christmas and New Year is now over. Most of us have eaten and drunk far more than we should have and the excuse of worrying about it in the New Year is now long overdue; the New Year is here so take charge and start now. Whatever your…
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