Category: Health and Wellbeing

While people living with dementia will never be cured, there are things that can be done to help them to continue their lives in a way as similar as before. In this article, Blueleaf goes through the most common side…

Responding to the announcement by Public Health England that Year 8 boys will be offered the free Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine from September this year, BMA board of science chair, Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, said: “The BMA has for a…

Getting women and girls to turn up, stay, and come back to sports projects We had predicted that life satisfaction (12%) and happiness (8%) would both be areas where there was potential for change, as these domains are traditionally associated…

Today, the ONS has released its report on smoking and e-cigarette use in 2018. It has revealed that 6.3% of all over 16s in the UK in 2018 were e-cigarette users, otherwise known as vapers. This breaks down as 7.7% of men and…

Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling for government to lead on a national effort to reduce stigma and improve understanding of dementia after new evidence shows the impact of the ‘hidden nature’ of dementia. The call comes as the All-Party Parliamentary…

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is encouraging the public to take advantage of NHS Health Checks to monitor their brain health and help prevent dementia. The call comes after Public Health England today reported that over…

The UK health budget is almost 10% of national income, rising 3% a year due to ageing and general increases in costs of living. Is our government spending more on our health than we would spend ourselves – or much…

Over 65s exercise more times in a month than any other age group Outdoor sports such as cycling, hiking and camping proved popular with the over 65s THE NATION is living longer, and as average life expectancies increase, new research…

A new state of the art review has confirmed the positive impact of regular long-term tea consumption on blood pressure and evaluated the range of mechanisms by which this positive impact occurs. Commenting on the research, Dr Tim Bond from…

“We’re still stuck with thinking that applied in 1945, when we needed economic growth to supply us with basic things” Andrew Oswald, University of Warwick, Economist SURVIVING These ’basic things’ do still matter, fortunately to a far smaller number of…