Category Archives: Cancer

Coronavirus symptoms: Signs of COVID-19 infection in the toilet include diarrhoea poo |

Coronavirus is an infectious disease which has been confirmed in more than one million individuals across the world. You could be at risk of COVID-19 infection if you often find that you’re passing more stools than normal, it’s been revealed.

Coronavirus: Expert reveals how sleeping patterns are being affected by the pandemic |

Colin A Espie, Professor of Sleep Medicine at Oxford University, said the cycles, known as circadian rhythms, are resulting in many experiencing hikes in their anxiety levels due to the current pandemic crisis. He added that other people may have unusual

Coronavirus UK: COVID-19 clinical trial volunteers – how to take part in medical trials |

Coronavirus is an infectious disease which has been confirmed in more than one million individuals across the world. As cases continue to rise in the UK, the government has called for more COVID-19 patients to volunteer for clinical trials, in

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: High blood sugar signs in your urine – normal toilet trips |

Diabetes is a common condition that affects more than four million people in the UK, and 90 per cent of cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. You could be at risk of diabetes if you find yourself making more

How to live longer: Plant-based diets have been proven to add years to your life |

When it comes to a long and joyous life who wouldn’t want to be able to add on a few more years? Increasing life expectancy allows many to enjoy their retirement and watch the children and grandchildren grow up. It’s common knowledge

High blood pressure diet: Prevent hypertension symptoms and signs with chia seeds |

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than a quarter of all adults in the UK. But, you could lower your risk of developing hypertension by regularly eating chia seeds, it’s been claimed. Related articles High blood

How to sleep: Fall asleep fast by adding toast to your diet before bed |

Everyone needs to get enough sleep to help the body to function properly, according to the NHS. But, you could raise your chances of sleeping right through the night by eating a bowl of porridge before bed. Related articles Type

Heart attack: Pain in the jaw is a lesser known warning sign |

Heart attack symptoms include a pain, pressure or squeezing in the centre of the chest that lasts for more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back, radiating pain or discomfort in other areas of the body including

Matt Lucas health latest: Comedian's alopecia changed his life for the better |

Matthew Lucas, 46, was born in Paddington, London and despite a happy childhood, Matt struggled to come to grips with how his body worked. The Little Britain star wrote in his book Little Me: My Autobiography: “From a young age

Bill Turnbull health latest: Prostate cancer operation led to symptoms of blood in urine |

Former BBC TV presenter Bill Turnbull, 64, revealed that he has prostate cancer in March 2018. He’s now spoken out about the immediate aftermath of his shocking diagnosis, including a key-hole procedure to drain his kidney. Related articles Bill Turnbull health latest: Star describes his tinnitus as 'a proper loss' – the symptoms | has become a UK fan favourite thanks, in part, to his impressive judging skills on The Voice UK. The star has been offering music hopefuls his guidance and critique for over eight years. Will made a name for himself in the

Coronavirus: Part of the vulnerable group? Nutritionist shares tips for self-isolation |

Coronavirus is highly contagious. Those in the vulnerable groups are advised to self-isolate for up to three months. Nutritionist Liz Cooper shares her top tips during these unprecedented times. The most vulnerable groups in society include people over the age

Coronavirus symptoms: What is a persistent cough? Dr Hilary reveals how to identify one |

Coronavirus can be difficult to pin-point when you’ve come down with what might be a cold – or an infection from SARS-CoV-2. Dr Hilary reveals what a persistent cough really is. Addressing the nation on Good Morning Britain, Dr Hilary

Coronavirus: The stretch on the NHS is affecting cancer care – how to shield yourself from |

Coronavirus can be a deadly disease. So can cancer. Is the stretched NHS able to cope with the pandemic and cancer care? Cancer Research UK stated: “Doctors are looking at ways to try and minimise the impact of the coronavirus

Fat thighs linked to a lower risk of high blood pressure |

Fat thighs could signify a healthy heart (Image: Getty) Doctors say measuring the size of patients’ thighs could soon be a way to spot those prone to the condition – which is a leading cause of heart disease. Researchers in

Bowel cancer symptoms: Dark red or black blood in the toilet could signal the disease |

Bowel cancer screening reduces people’s chances of dying from the disease. But if you’re out of the age bracket for routine screening, which alarming sign could warn you of the deadly disease? At present, those who are registered to a

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Loss of this sense could be a sign you lack B12 |

Vitamin B12 helps the body to function. Loss of which sense signals a deficiency in this vitamin? And how can you get more of it? Harvard Health recommends adults should get 2.4 micrograms of vitamin B12 everyday. A deficiency in

Cancer breakthrough: New method targets deadly cells |

It works by basically forcing the cancer cells to dump their waste in their ‘home’ rather than have it taken out and disposed of. A team of researchers from the Centre for Soft and Living Matters, based in South Korea, found

How to live longer: Best exercise to boost your life expectancy amid coronavirus pandemic |

The coronavirus pandemic has seen gyms and leisure centres shut their doors. Some groups of society aren’t allowed to leave their house, except for daily exercise. But which life enhancing activity can be done at home? There’s lots of evidence

Heart attack symptoms: The type of cough you have could signal the deadly condition |

A heart attack needs medical attention as soon as possible. It can lead to a cardiac arrest which results in immediate death. What’s the cough that signals you could have the potentially disease condition? The British Heart Foundation (BHF) states

Coronavirus: People with mild symptoms are most infectious suggests study |

Coronavirus is intensifying just as the UK enjoys a warm spell this weekend. Today marks the biggest daily rise in deaths so far, with another 708 people losing their lives after testing positive for the pathogen. Health secretary Matt Hancock

Coronavirus: How to tell shortness of breath is a symptom |

COVID-19 graphs are enough to make even the most sanguine dispirited. Across Europe, the worst-hit regions show a steep curve which represents a sharp rise in cases and fatalities. The UK is now falling in line with this trend and

Hair loss treatment: Spermidine supplements have been shown to promote hair growth |

Hair loss is rarely a sign of a serious health condition but it can have a harmful effect on your mental health. Losing a lot of hair in a short period of time can be particularly upsetting. Over time, it

Best supplements for the immune system: Vitamin D has been shown to prevent infection |

It has long been understood a healthy immune system provides a defensive barrier against invading pathogens, such as respiratory infections. It is a fact few would have been interested in revisiting until COVID-19 unleashed its terror on the world. The