Are you medically fit to fly?

Much has been written about the sickness, blocked sinuses, blood clot risk and jet lag commonly experienced as a result of air travel....

5 Ways to reduce anxiety

Statistically, life has never been safer, yet anxiety levels are at epidemic proportions. Low levels of anxiety can improve attention...

All you need to know about the ear

Your stapes is 3mm long and weighs three-thousandths of a gram. It’s the smallest bone in your body, yet plays a very big part in...

One in ten of us will likely develop them, so it’s important to know the cause, possible preventions and available treatments for...

All you need to know about HRT

Hormone Replacement Therapy can reduce the troublesome hot flushes of the menopause. It’s also a hot topic because research...

Testosterone

Testosterone is the sex hormone that turns a boy into a man. But did you know that women also produce testosterone, and that it affects...

Haemophilia B

In haemophilia, the blood doesn’t clot properly. Blood transfusions can help but one Oxford scientist, Professor George Brownlee,...

Blood clotting

Your body contains 25 trillion red blood cells. That’s roughly one quarter of the cells in your body—and thus a quarter of...

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