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Signs of Dementia – What You Need To Look For

Dementia is a term which describes a set of symptoms related to the brain, particularly the parts that control memory, speech and problem solving. The symptoms and signs of dementia can be caused by a few different conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia and a series of strokes. All forms of dementia are

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5 Health Benefits of Honey

For thousands of years cultures all across the world have been utilising the health benefits of honey and using this sweet, sticky substance for a wide range of medicinal purposes. The ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians all documented the healing properties of honey and to this day it still remains a firm favourite for many. Today, thanks

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Cervical Cancer Screening – How Aware Are You?

  The number of eligible women who attend cervical cancer screening appointments has dropped from 75.7% to 72.7% since 2011, according to the results of a new survey from University College London. Worryingly, this study found that of those women failing to attend appointments, nearly one quarter are unaware that cervical cancer screening exists. In light of

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The Health Benefits of Beans and Pulses

Beans and pulses are a useful food to have in your kitchen cupboard. You can buy them fresh, dried or tinned and in most cases, will keep for ages. Beans and pulses are ideal for adding to soups, sauces, casseroles and curries. They also have a number of benefits for your health, so make sure

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Vaccinations Against Meningitis For Teenagers

  Outbreaks of meningitis come and go, attracting significant media attention when they happen. After these sudden surges in attention, talk of meningitis goes down, as does the awareness of needing to be vaccinated. Meningitis Now, a charity that raises awareness for the disease and the importance of the ACWY vaccinations, said that it was

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Prescription FAQs: What You Need To Know About Prescriptions

  Prescriptions can be perplexing for some, but knowing about your medication, how to get it and what you’re entitled to is important for your health. Whether you receive prescriptions regularly or every now and then from your doctor, it’s important to read up on the latest policies and information about them as they can

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New Heights Of Fitness – Adrenaline Pumping Hobbies To Get You Into Shape

  Bored of the same old fitness routine? You’re not alone. These days more and more people are combining a bit of adrenaline pumping with their fitness activities. And why not? It’s a great way to get your heartrate going, as well as letting you have fun while burning calories. Give the running a rest

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Looking After Your Health in Pregnancy

  Pregnancy is an exciting time for families as you wait for the arrival of your new addition, but it’s important to look after your health in pregnancy. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve been there before, make sure you put yours and your baby’s health first so that you can have a safe

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Why Having a Dog is Good for the Older Generation

  Having a dog could be the perfect way to combat some of the physical and emotional health issues facing many members of the older generation, a recently released study has shown. Elderly people are believed to benefit from the higher levels of exercise that pet ownership requires as well as increased social interactivity and

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5 Health Benefits of Eggs

  How do you like your eggs? Scrambled? Poached? Whatever your preference, you’ll be glad to know that the health benefits of eggs are numerous. As an easily available, versatile and affordable food source, eggs can make up an important part of your diet and ensure you get the protein, unsaturated fats and nutrients your

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