You may have heard from your doctor or midwife that gestational diabetes increases your risk of complications during pregnancy — such as miscarriage, the baby being born too early or delivery by cesarean section. But did you know that gestational diabetes is also associated with Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease after pregnancy? It’s true that […]
The reaction, a cell death known as pyroptosis which is linked to inflammation, is thought to occur in roughly eight out of ten patients hospitalised with Covid.
WHEN COVID-19 was first detected in the UK over two years ago no-one quite knew how it would affect the human body. What was known was that it would affect key elements of the cardiovascular system such as the lungs and the heart. Two years on and scientists have learnt Covid also affects the way […]
Probe chairwoman Baroness Heather Hallett wrote to the PM outlining the key areas under scrutiny – including pandemic preparedness, lockdowns, testing, PPE and care homes.
DUBBED as “harmful”, vitamin B12 deficiency can trigger various health problems if left untreated. Express.co.uk spoke to Dr Sara Kayat, Superdrug’s medical ambassador, about an “irreversible” consequence that may occur.
There’s nothing better than a sweet red watermelon on a hot summer day, or a steamy bowl of pumpkin bisque to keep you warm during the winter months. Fruits and vegetables are abundant and meant to be enjoyed, and incorporating them into your diet is an essential part of adding nutrients to your body. Sometimes […]
As the weather starts to warm up, a few things come to mind: cute shorts, swimsuits, sundresses, and the uncomfortable thigh chafing that often accompanies all of the above. For some of us (Hi, hey hello!), the heat and humidity can be tough on sensitive skin. Add a dash of sweat and a sprinkle of […]
If taking off your makeup before bed is a real challenge, we’re here with a solution. Instead of sleeping in your makeup (been there) or using single-use makeup wipes (which aren’t exactly eco-friendly), sleep with a cleansing balm and a gentle cloth near your bed. Marisa Garshick, MD, a board-certified dermatologist in New York City, […]
Finding healthy, sustainable ways to lose weight can be difficult at any age. With fad diets and “quick” fixes all around us, it can start to feel like those are the only good options for successful weight loss. But regardless of your age, there are safe and long-lasting habits you can adopt in order to […]
“The male has paid a heavy price for his masculine ‘privilege’ and power,” said Dr. Herb Goldberg in his book The Hazards of Being Male. “He is out of touch with his emotions and his body. He is playing by the rules of the male game plan and with lemming-like purpose he is destroying himself—emotionally, […]
Most of us live in a society of hustle and grind, work and workout harder, do more and achieve more. Or at least we’re raised with some level of this…
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Sex makes the world go round. Literally. It also makes your inner world go round, upside down, and right side up. So buckle up. In all seriousness, your sex life…
Working in the reproductive health industry, I have plenty of products thrown my way for me to try out. From sex toys to lubes to period products – I’ve tried a…
By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers: The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix For men and women, aging brings some degree of hair loss or thinning. While we may not all be sporting a shiny bald head, both men and women can lose a significant amount of hair […]
Repeat after us: no more pinched toes, no more pinched toes, no more pinched toes. If your feet are on the wider side, you know the cramped pinkie toe feeling well. Or, even worse—your footbed is so narrow, your toes fall off the whole sole itself! This summer, when searching for sandals, how about you […]
TWO of the most common sexually transmitted infections for women in the UK are chlamydia and gonorrhoea, closely followed by herpes. Sometimes symptomless, if left untreated, health complications can occur.
Cancer may have vague symptoms at first, which can be confused with other less serious conditions. But doctors say there are some symptoms that are the equivalent of alarm bells; they warrant a call to the doctor ASAP. Here is what’s likely the #1 sign that your risk of cancer is dangerously high, along with […]
A survey from the Government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards found one in 12 Britons owned an air purifier – which sucks in a room’s air and filters it before pumping it back out.