No medicine is hundred percent free from side effects. Even those that are considered ‘generally safe’ aren’t any safer in some cases. The same is true with vaccines. On the official documents obtained from the UK Department of Health (DH) and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), it was revealed that the f
In recent years, we have witnessed a steep rise in the number of men who are staying at home and managing the household, whether voluntarily or through a sore lack of options. The Office of National Statistics reports that currently, one out of seven or 14% of fathers are now the main provider of child and home care. While this may be a welcome state o
If you’re like most students or working professionals, you used to stay awake at night to finish loads of paperwork. Chances are you always reach for chocolate cookies, chips, and a large cup of ice-cream to keep your tummy full and your body awake. This midnight snack habit can make a big punch on your diet and could lead you to massive gain wei
Most athletes have coaches to help them improve their performance in the field. No football team goes to the court without a coach. In sports, coaching has been proven to contribute to one’s success. Could it be a good way to support weight loss too?
Obesity is among the world’s leading health concerns. In the UK, the number of overweigh
Science has made our lives so much easier, even when it comes to eating. These days, preparing meals is as easy as heating food in a microwave or frying some nuggets and sausages. But the convenience that science brings comes with risks too. We have heard about processed foods and how they affect our health. Good thing, there are several ways to balanc
Life after stroke is difficult for many survivors as it come with a wide range of physical and emotional challenges. Some stroke survivors experience loss of mobility and balance which can either be temporary or permanent. There are various therapies however, that are available for those who are looking to improve their condition. In a new study, it wa
More and more teens are turning away from drug and alcohol use in place of a healthier and cleaner lifestyle. That’s according to the recent report published by the NHS.
A survey of 6,500 children ages 11 to 15 showed a decline in the use of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes for the past decade. Only 17% had tried drugs in 2017, which is significa
The opening ceremony of the Olympics Games make the entire world very much excited about it. Other than the fun and thrill it gives, the Olympic is a time where people celebrate sports, life, and health. Let’s learn some ways on how to improve our lifestyle no matter what age we’re in from two of the most famous Olympians in the world &ndas
Indeed, music rocks. In a new study published in the Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, it was found that people who engaged in music training benefited from reduced memory decline and cognitive aging. The author Brenda Hanna-Pladdy, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist in Emory University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology offers new e
A lot of older adults are chronically lonely. While some people disregard this fact, loneliness is found to be a major risk factor for health problems such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and even death. In a report by the Charity Help, it was shown that almost half a million pensioners only get the chance to leave home once a week, while