Summer is well and truly here! But before you head outside to top up your tan and your vitamin D stores, have you thought about how you are going to protect yourself from the dark side of the sun?
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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!
Going travelling? If there’s one important medical necessity you need to prepare before you go, it’s that emergency travel medicine bag! We asked our Superintendent Pharmacist, Dipali Khurana, for the essential run-down of which medicines you simply cannot travel without.
We all know how important our blood is, providing a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients to every corner of the body. As part of National Blood Week, we’ll touch on the importance on giving blood, before focusing on the most common blood disorder: Anaemia.
The UK is currently experiencing an incredible heat wave, with temperatures soaring as high as 30 degrees! These temperatures are a far cry from the average British weather forecast – and, quite frankly, us Brits are just not used to it! Today we’re touching on a condition close to the hearts (and shoulders/ noses) of anyone who’s seen a little too much of the sun this weekend. Yes, you guessed it, we’re talking about Sunburn!
Did you realise, there are nearly half a million people in the UK living with Rheumatoid Arthritis? More than you might have expected, for such a little-known condition! Read today’s blog for a brief insight into the condition, and the tell-tale symptoms to look out for.
If there’s one article you read this week for Men’s Health 2017, it’s this one! We summarise the ten most important factors for men, to ensure their health stays in optimal condition! Most of us are guilty of neglecting numbers 3 and 4…
Dr. Seth Rankin, founder and CEO of London Doctors Clinic, tells The Huffpost that although the NHS is an incredible resource, their “GP practices across the UK are at breakpoint”. However, he suggests there is a simple solution… We need to ensure the private health care system works in tandem with the NHS. Patients should […]
This week (12th – 18th June) is Men’s Health Week and, as always, we’re doing our bit to help raise awareness of relevant medical conditions! Today’s article focuses on a serious condition affecting around 10% of men at some point in their lives: Prostate Cancer.
Are you a woman aged over 25? Are you up to date on your smear tests? Do you fully understand what smear tests look for? Today, as part of Cervical Screening Awareness Week, we give you an overview of Cervical Cancer and answer the all important associated questions.