The latest news and advice on healthcare, fitness and wellbeing.

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Oral Cancer: the signs to spot

If I asked you to think of a cancer (yes, I know you'd prefer not to), you'd probably think of breast or bowel cancer, because these are so common. But we forget mouth cancer at our peril.

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20 Jun 2017

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Common medical myths GPs often hear

Reading in dim light doesn't damage your eyesight, although it can lead to them feeling strained and dry.

15 Jun 2017

Healthcare Matters

How to catch the cancer diagnosis early

Safety netting is often viewed as a consultation technique (to ensure timely review of a patient's condition), but it is particularly important for conditions such as suspected cancer where patients may present infrequently and symptoms can be common and non-specific, such as pain or fatigue.

06 Feb 2017

George Ford

Could stress be managed through exercise?

Various studies have found a link between exercise and alleviating stress. Physical activity causes the body to release endorphins, which will improve your mood and create a more positive outlook. Take a look at how you can manage stress through exercise.

10 May 2016