The American Heart Association's guidelines makes worrying reading for over half a million people in the UK living with heart failure. They warn that commonly used anti-inflammatory medicines - the so-called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs, could dramatically increase the risk of hospital admission because of worsening symptoms.
Antibiotics - both in tablet and topical (cream/lotion) form - are among the commonest treatments for acne. But new research has led to warnings that prolonged antibiotic treatment for acne could lead to patients developing 'super acne', untreatable with antibiotics
Hearing loss affects much more than your hearing. If untreated, it can lead to social isolation, anxiety, depression and even falls or reduced independence. Yet there's almost always a solution - it's just a question of asking for help.
Talcum powder is an unlikely candidate for world news headlines - but that's exactly what has happened this week, after Johnson and Johnson was ordered to pay an American woman who developed ovarian cancer more than £40 million in compensation. The company plans to appeal, and claims there is no evidence that their product causes cancer - but controversy still rages.
A petition to extend the Meningitis B vaccine to older children has gained over 800,000 signatures, but do the costs to the NHS outweigh the benefits to the nation?
Three days after her death on Valentine’s day, Jenny Burdett bravely published pictures of her 2 year old daughter Faye lying in hospital suffering from the meningococcal B infection that killed her. Since her death, a petition calling for all children to be immunised against the disease has already gained 400,000 signatures.
If you drastically restrict your calorie intake, you're more likely to lose muscle rather than fat - if you put the weight back on, it'll likely come back as fat than as muscle.