Archives for June, 2016

Football Fans Saw An Alcohol Ad a Minute During England v. Wales Game

June 28th, 2016
Football Fans Saw An Alcohol Ad a Minute During England v. Wales Game

New research has suggested that football fans watching the England versus Wales game were exposed to marketing for alcoholic products almost once every minute. A study compiled by the charity Alcohol Concern revealed that sponsor adverts were seen an average of 78 times during the two nation’s Group B qualifying matches at Euro 2016. This […]

Pregnant Women with Epilepsy “Require Specialist Care”

June 21st, 2016
Pregnant Women with Epilepsy “Require Specialist Care”

Pregnant women who suffer from epilepsy should be provided with specialist care according to new guidelines put forward by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. According to experts from the body, pregnant women with epilepsy should receive specialist care from a dedicated health team to reduce the risk of complications and prevent “unnecessary deaths”. […]

Women Over 50 are Avoiding Smear Tests, Survey Shows

June 14th, 2016

A cervical cancer charity has issued a warning after figures showed a significant number of women over 50 are missing routine smear tests. Over a third of women aged over 50 have delayed or missed their routine cervical screening test according to Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust. In a survey of 1,000 women aged over 50, […]

Major Blood Cancer is 11 Distinct Diseases, Study Says

June 9th, 2016
Major Blood Cancer is 11 Distinct Diseases, Study Says

Detailed genetic analysis into Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) has found that it is 11 distinctive diseases, rather than just one. The study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, discovered that the reason some patients respond more positively to treatment than others could be explained by genetic differences. The researchers conducting the […]

Women are Twice as Likely as Men to Have Anxiety, New Review Suggests

June 7th, 2016
Women are Twice as Likely as Men to Have Anxiety, New Review Suggests

Women are almost twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men, a new review has suggested. Researchers from Cambridge University conducted a review of 48 studies, which lead them to conclusion that women are more likely to experience anxiety than men. The review also suggested that young people aged under 35 and people with […]

Global Study Says Anxiety Disorders Need More Research

June 6th, 2016
Global Study Says Anxiety Disorders Need More Research

A global review of anxiety says that as the disorder is more common than we think, more attention should be paid to it in mental health research. Anxiety is defined as feelings of fear, unease and worry that carry on for extended periods of time and affect everyday life, becoming overwhelming. This is commonly accompanied […]

8 Ways to Stay Healthy in Summer

June 1st, 2016
8 Ways to Stay Healthy in Summer

Summer is finally here and before we know it, the holidays will be here. If you’re ready to have your healthiest summer yet, take on board these eight golden rules: Drink plenty of water It’s essential to drink water all year round, but staying hydrated is particularly important in the summer when temperatures¬†are higher. If […]

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