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Self-help for post-nasal drip

Self-help for post-nasal drip

Your hacking cough may be caused by a post-nasal drip. Fed up? Try these self-help tips. A post-nasal drip during winter can cause much discomfort. Most cases are caused by viruses and clear up by themselves, but what can you do about that nagging sensation in the back of your throat? We look at simple […]

Superfoods and sex drive

Superfoods and sex drive

Fading sexual desire? Struggling to maintain an erection? It may be possible to spice up your sex life without going the pharmaceutical route. Superfoods pack a huge nutritional punch, while complementary and alternative medicines are widely used to prevent and treat a variety of ills. Good scientific research on these products isn’t always available, but […]

Make 2015 a flu-free year

Make 2015 a flu-free year

Winter is here, which means it’s time to wrap up warmly and do your best to keep flu bugs at bay. We’re all susceptible to the coughs and sneezes of winter, but many people face a double blow when it comes to flu viruses. Some of us have compromised immune systems (which makes it harder […]

Stay healthy this winter

Stay healthy this winter

Winter is on the way, which means it’s time to wrap up warmly and do your best to keep those nasty cold and flu bugs at bay. But staying healthy takes more than simply tying a scarf around your neck. Understanding more about the two most common winter infections and how to avoid them can […]

When are you too sick for work?

When are you too sick for work?

You’ve caught a bug. Are you well enough to drag your sniffling self into the office? Or will you be putting your and your colleagues’ health at risk? Find out. We’ve all encountered those over-committed colleagues who come to work despite looking like a walking incubus of viral plague. They pass you in the passage, all red-faced […]

Antioxidants: everything you need to know

Antioxidants: everything you need to know

What are antioxidants? What do they actually do? How can you ensure you get enough? When you hear the term “antioxidants”, you may think it’s just another nutrition catchphrase. However, antioxidants are really important in your diet: they’re a powerful preventative measure against disease. Antioxidants thwart cell damage Millions of processes requiring oxygen occur in the body […]

How robots are transforming healthcare

How robots are transforming healthcare

Are robots the future of medicine and healthcare? Take a look into a tech world that’s yet to come… For years, researchers have been stating that robotics has the potential to be as transformative as the internet. In the field of medicine, robots that combine super-human precision and robotic accuracy are being used in surgical theatres, diagnostic rooms, […]