Parkinson's

Knowing about a disease and living with it are two very different things. Most people know about the tremor, rigidity and slowed...

hair today

Know your medical facts from myths? This week myth buster Dr Max Pemberton puts the old wives' tale that your hair and nails...

Stressed out brain

Stress can affect our mental abilities, but can it really cause lasting damage to the brain? Helen Cowan investigates.

Kidneys

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects one in ten people and a staggering one in two of those over 75. The good news is that you can cut...

Daffodils in Spring

While you may already know that March 20 is the Spring Equinox, you may not know how this change of season affects humans. We...

CVD

Steve, a Research Physician at Synexus Clinical Research, is on a mission to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease. He tells us what...

pregnant on the pill

Know your medical facts from myths? There are a lot of old wives' tales out there. But where do they come from and what is the truth...

Illustration of gut

Hard, lumpy stools? Straining on the loo? Less than 3 bowel movements per week? Feeling as if your bowel never really empties?...

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