Category: Health

Boots And Vision Express Under Fire For ‘Misleading’ Customers Over Danger Of Blue Light From Screens

Vision Express and Boots have been “misleading” customers about the effects of blue light emitted from computer and phone screens, according to a new BBC One...

Gross Alert, Your Computer Keyboard Is 20,000 Times Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat

If you’re worried about falling ill this winter, it might be wise to have a desk clean. New research has found that your computer or laptop keyboard is 20,000 times...

This Is Why It Hurts Men So Much When They Are Kicked In The Balls

It’s a pain that men describe as equal to childbirth, and now we have an explanation for why being kicked in the balls hurts men so damn much.  When contact is made...

Adults Who Self-Harmed As Teens Share Advice For Parents

It’s believed that around 13% of teenagers between the ages of 11 and 16 may self-harm at some point, but this figure could be much higher due to the secretive...

Yoga Can Help Relieve Your Chronic Back Pain, Study Suggests

If your life is blighted by back pain, 2017 might just be the year to take up yoga. A new study has found that yoga can help reduce pain and improve movement in those...

Doctors List 40 Treatments Which Are ‘Of Little Or No Use’ To Patients

Doctors have identified 40 commonly prescribed treatments which either don’t work or won’t necessarily help patients get better.  X-rays don’t always help those...

Inside Britain’s Largest Breast Cancer Tissue Bank

“I was petrified at the time of my surgery and the immediate priority was to get my cancer out of my body,” Sue Stannard tells The Huffington Post UK.  In 2011, she...

Chemical Found In US Everyday Items Linked To Host Of Deadly Diseases

Hazardous hormone-disrupting chemicals commonly found in plastic bottles, metal food cans, detergents, toys and even cosmetics could be costing the US as much as $340...

Can We Stop Ageing? Scientists Find A Way To Replace The Ageing Cells In Our Bodies

Scientists believe they’ve found a way to slow or even halt one of the key processes that causes us to get old. Scientists at CalTech and UCLA are in no way looking...

The NHS Will Give 10 Blind Patients An Experimental New Bionic Eye

NHS England has revealed that it will give 10 blind patients an experimental bionic eye that could restore their sight. The 10 patients all suffer from Retinitis...