Health and nutrition researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are looking for new mums to take part in a weight loss study. The Supporting MumS (SMS) study was developed in recognition of the lacking services available to help women with their wellbeing during the postpartum period. The study’s aim is toRead More →

Research published today shows more than a quarter of children try to lose weight and that an increasing number of kids at a healthy weight are making slimming attempts. The study, led by the University of Oxford, analysed data on weight loss attempts by children aged between 8 and 17Read More →

This October we are loving… Maleficent Make-Up & Hair The team at Mad Beauty have created beautifully designed additions to their ‘Never Too Old’ adult Disney range with the cruelly fabulous Villains and it’s about time these wicked beauties received the recognition they deserve. This just launched range includes Villains Eyeshadow Palette (£14.99)Read More →

Switching from summertime to school time doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Understanding the amount of sleep your child needs, and putting in place good bedtime habits, means waking up for school each day should be a cinch. Sleep expert from mattress specialist Dormeo, Phil Lawlor, explains how to getRead More →

For over 15 years Alicia Eaton has been helping children, and their parents, achieve their dream of a dry night. The Harley Street psychotherapist has helped countless families overcome the problem of persistent bedwetting and is now hoping to help even more with her completely natural seven-day ‘brain-training’ solution. Ni4kidsRead More →

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 →