Health

Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Planning for Sick Days

Illness is a form of stress that-like emotional stress-rouses the body's defenses.


Using Exercise to Improve Your Mental Health

Many of the same health problems that lead to heart disease - high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes - also...


The Link Between Disease and Depression

When it comes to avoiding the frailty and disability of ageing, nothing beats preventing or treating depression.


Exercising as a Diabetic

Getting active trims fat from your body and helps you tip the scales in the right direction-two key ways to...


Better TV: “Watching” Your Waistline

Sometimes it's difficult to break free from the routines we've made for ourselves. Instead of giving up television completely, try...


Extreme Measures to Treat Diabetes

For Alan Vaughn, surgery proved the solution to his serious weight problem.


5 Ways to Grill Healthier With Diabetes

Sure, firing up the barbecue or gas grill provides you with a sociable, relaxing time in the backyard, which is...


How to Monitor Blood Sugar Effectively

The whole point of taking medications, eating healthy foods in moderate portions and exercising is to keep your blood sugar...

Insulin: Who Needs It?

Insulin can be a lifesaver if you have diabetes, and it's considered one of modern medicine's true breakthroughs. When it...


High Blood Pressure Drugs at a Glance

A quick rundown of available drugs used to lower your blood pressure.


Testing for Diabetes

There are two forms of the disease: Type 1 or insulin-dependent diabetes, which usually starts in younger people, who will...


Birth Complications with Diabetes

The problems that can occur in labour may be a complication of childbirth or the result of a disorder in...


Health Benefits of Weight Loss

Losing weight is good for your health, right? Everyone knows that. Bet you didn't know just how good it is...


5 Breast Cancer Research Updates

It's been an exciting year in breast cancer research with a number number of recent advances that will help prevent,...


How Memories are Formed

Science now suggests that long-term memories aren't stored in a single place but, rather, in vast networks of nerve cell...


Why Do Older People Sometimes Drink Too Little?

The elderly often lose their natural sense of thirst, or else they suppress it to avoid having to go to...

How Does the Weather Affect Our Health?

From very early times, people have suspected that there is a link between the weather and human health - in...