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

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

Alcoholism in the over-50s: tips to cut back

Many of us can't imagine a good night out (or in) without a glass or two of wine. Worryingly, the fastest growing group of 'hazardous' drinkers is women in their mid-40s to mid-60s. More worrying still, many don't know they have a problem until it's too late.

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26 Apr 2017

Dr. Sarah Jarvis

The Men's Health issues nobody should ignore - advice for the ladies

With cancer, heart disease , stroke and type 2 diabetes risks all linked to weight, you can play a huge part here in looking after your man.

19 Apr 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