Once confined to a handful of countries, now annually in the UK and Ireland there are 1000+ new cases of Lyme Disease with most cases occurring in early summer. In the UK particularly high-risk areas are the South of England and Scottish Highlands, but infection can occur in many areas. With itRead More →

A poll by BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio Sheffield asked over 1,000 women aged 18-40 across the UK, who had a baby in the past decade, about their experience of feeding their babies from birth up to six months. The research, carried out by London polling companyRead More →

The Pear-fect Snack Founded by dad-of-two Ben Whitehead, Spare Snacks is his mission to take farmers’ unloved wonky fruit and veg and turn it into delicious, healthy snacks the entire family will adore. The Great Taste award-winning Pure range of 100% Apple, Pear and new Beetroot crisps have now been joinedRead More →

Raynaud’s disease is a syndrome where the small blood vessels in the extremities of the patient are over-sensitive to changes in temperature. It usually involves the fingers and toes, but can also affect the ears, nose and lips. Changes in temperature, as well as anxiety or stress, can bring onRead More →

Cold sores are painful, irritating, fluid-filled blisters that occur around the lips. They are caused by infection with the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and are highly contagious until completely healed. It is estimated that 70 per cent of people may carry the HSV. Primary infection occurs by close direct contactRead More →

Beauty Shots Glowing skin is the number one priority on everyone’s beauty to-do list, but with winter weather you might find yourself battling skin havoc right now. LQ Liquid Health Skin, Hair & Nails (RRP £29.99)is a liquid collagen-based drink that promises to do wonders for your skin. The 50ml superRead More →

Norovirus is the most common stomach bug in the UK. Infection can happen at any time of the year but is more common during the colder months – which is why it is often referred to as the winter vomiting bug. Norovirus infection can occur at any age and, becauseRead More →

#I WILL NOT BE DELETED Global beauty company Coty, led by its cosmetics brand Rimmel London, has launched its purpose led campaign #I WILL NOT BE DELETED to raise awareness of the growing problem of beauty cyberbullying and tackle the societal issues that stop people of all ages from feeling unable to fully express themselvesRead More →

Warts are small, rough lumps or growths on your skin that most people, witches and Gruffalos will get at some point in their lives. You can get them anywhere, but warts are most common on your hands, knees and feet. A wart on the sole of your foot is calledRead More →

A new website to support both breastfeeding and bottle feeding parents is launched today (August 1). iFeed aims to fill a gap in the help offered to parents due to children’s centre closures, over-stretched maternity and health visiting services, as well as to ensure parents who bottle feed receive moreRead More →

It’s World Allergy Day on July 3 and with the latest surveysestimating that true food allergies affect up to eight per cent of children, and 40 per cent of children and adults now suffer from food sensitivities or intolerances, Sky and BBC nutritional expert Christine Bailey, reveals how she helpedRead More →

Playing Safe at Bathtime Following recent revelations that children’s bath toys provide the perfect breeding ground for potentially harmful bacteria, ensure your child’s plastic toys are squeaky clean and free from bacteria by following three simple steps. 1.Wash all plastic toys with water and a little washing up liquid toRead More →