The time of year has hit where sore throats are beginning to linger and we find ourselves reaching for those throat sweets...but do they actually work? We asked our pharmacist, Dipali Khurana, whether the throat sweet effect is simply a placebo.
The #1 piece of advice given when going on a long-haul flight is to get up and moving - not just to keep yourself occupied, but mainly to reduce the risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis. Arising from a variety of causes, DVT may lead to a pulmonary embolism if it is ignored, therefore read today's blog post to clue yourself up on all thing's DVT.
On today's chosen topic of Kidney Health, we're talking about the most serious of kidney problems and the last stage of kidney disease: kidney failure. We talk about prevention of kidney disease, as well as its diagnosis, treatment and management.
Today we're focussing our blog post on a condition that affects the digestive system.
One such cause of an unhappy gut is lactose intolerance, whereby your body does not agree with lactose-containing foods.
We discuss symptoms and management of this condition.
The most well-known conditions affecting the prostate - Prostate Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - affect mainly older men, but did you know there's another common prostate condition affecting men of any age?
Today's topic of Men's Health is Prostatitis, a condition affecting up to 15% of the male population during their lifetime.
We asked Dr Jay, one of our experienced GPs with a special interest in Sexual Health, some FAQs on the topic. Why? Because we know people are desperate for answers, but are too shy to ask! Remember, there's no such thing as a stupid question...
With September and October often considered the best months of the year to visit South Africa, now is the best time to book those tickets and plan that safari!
So to help prepare you for your trip, we've assembled some important health-tips to bear in mind before packing those bags!
A summer travelling tradition for many young Brits is backpacking - such as travelling from city to city across Europe with an Interrail pass! We discuss our top tips to staying well as you hop from hostel to hostel this summer.
As the summer travelling season gets underway, we're be bringing you articles on staying safe and well this summer, at home and abroad!
Today we're talking about which conditions to be aware of (and prepared for!) while visiting India.
So your tickets are booked, your accommodation reservation is done and your bags are packed - lucky you, you're off on holiday! To ensure your trip runs as smoothly as possible, we've assembled a list of the most important tips for staying safe and well whilst travelling.
Today is International Kissing Day - a day dedicated to the art of kissing! But before you pucker up and share the love, take a moment to consider the potential health consequences of too much tender tonsil-tennis, as explained in today's article!
Many of the world's most beautiful holiday destinations require us to fly to reach them. For some, it is this part that holds them back. So, read on to find out our best tips and tricks to make your flying experience a safe, happy and healthy one!
We've seen a lot of sun recently - not just in London, but across the rest of the UK too! However, did you realise that it's not just your skin that is affected by sun exposure? Today, we talk about all the ways the sun can impact your body!