Dementia news: Slashing alcohol intake ‘could curb your risk by up to a third’

CUTTING down on how much we drink could slash the risk of dementia by a third. Scientists say heavy boozing is a “major factor” in all forms of the incurable illness, having looked at 57,000 cases of dementia diagnosed before 65. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

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Diabetes type 2: FIVE complications of high blood sugar if it isn’t looked after

DIABETES type 2 symptoms include feeling very thirsty, unexplained weight loss and feeling very tired. This is why you should always take care to control your blood sugar. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

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Stop portion creep: We are all having TOO MUCH on our plates

IF YOUR belly is getting bigger despite sticking to the same diet there could be a hidden saboteur at work. Yes, we’re talking that old enemy: portion creep. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

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Bloating is one of the symptoms of ovarian cancer – here’s when you need to visit your GP

OVARIAN cancer can be difficult to recognise, particularly in the early stages, but women are now being warned that constant bloating could be one of the signs and symptoms. This is how to test for it and when More...

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Bloating could be a sign of this terrible illness: Women warned to visit doctor

WOMEN could be buying probiotic yoghurts instead of seeking medical health for a key symptom of cancer, a charity has warned. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, February 19th, 2018
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What is a hacking cough and how can you get rid of it?

COUGH syrups and other treatments may help to relieve the condition. But, you should always see a GP if you have a severe, dry hacking cough. Daily Express :: Health Feed  More...

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High blood pressure symptoms – how to check if you have hypertension WITHOUT equipment

HIGH blood pressure symptoms can include chest pain, severe headaches, and difficulty breathing. While the only sure fire way to get an accurate blood pressure reading is to get it checked, you can get an approximate More...

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Head lice treatment: Three ways to prevent nits and an infestation returning

HEAD LICE, also known as nits, are small insects that feed on blood from a human scalp and live in hair. They can cause itchiness and an uncomfortable feeling, but what’s the best form of treatment and how can More...

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How bursts of exercise can keep dementia at bay

KEEPING fit in older age helps stave off Alzheimer’s disease, according to research. Scientists have discovered that bursts of exercise, such as a bike ride or a brisk walk, boost “white matter” tissue found More...

By admin On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Protein deficiency: Seven symptoms you’re not getting enough – including hair loss

Protein is one of the most important nutrients, helping build muscle, skin, enzymes and hormones, so unsurprisingly a protein deficiency can have a big impact on body function. There are seven symptoms to look More...