Richmond GP Out of Hours Service

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

Read More →

Why Protein is Good For You – 5 Ways to Get More of It

  You may have heard many things about the benefits of protein, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Protein is good for you and an important part of our bodies’ make-up – it’s found in our muscles, hair, skin cells and more which makes it vital for staying healthy. A good, healthy diet should

Read More →

Could the foods we eat affect our mental health?

  There are many things that can affect our mental health, from work pressures to social media and others, but have you ever considered that food could have an effect on our mental health too?   An innovative way to tackle mental health According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, star of the BBC’s Doctor in the

Read More →

Heart Health – The Greek Way

  Your health is important, especially your heart health. Poor heart health can lead to a number of conditions including heart disease, increased risk of heart attack, cancer, diabetes as well as other conditions. Nearly 7 million people in the UK battle heart and cardiovascular disease on a daily basis, yet it can be preventable

Read More →

Yoga and Depression – How You Can Beat It

  Yoga may be able to ease some of the symptoms of depression, according to the largest ever study into this issue. The investigation into the link between yoga and depression focused on whether the regular practice of hatha yoga could aid the success of depression treatments. The researchers found that the benefits of yoga

Read More →

Eczema Cure – A Step Closer

  The latest dermatological research suggests that scientists are getting closer to finding an eczema cure. This breakthrough comes after researchers discovered that a deficiency of a certain protein in the natural barrier of the skin is the cause of the uncomfortable condition. Historically, eczema rashes have been treated and managed with moisturisers and steroid

Read More →

The British Heart Foundation’s “Wear it, Beat it” day

  Heart disease is responsible for more than 25% of deaths caused in the UK each year. Statistics like this make campaigns like the British Heart Foundation’s ‘Wear It, Beat It’ Day all the more vital in ensuring the health of the nation. To raise money and awareness, schools, colleges, workplaces and more are donning

Read More →

HIV Treatments Showing Signs Of Success

  Improvements in HIV treatment means that young people diagnosed with HIV may now have near-normal life expectancies, according to a new study published in The Lancet medical journal. This news comes after a research team at the University of Bristol studied data from 18 North American medical investigations into HIV-1 – the world’s most

Read More →

World Digestive Health Day

  May 29th is World Digestive Health Day. This annual awareness day is organised by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) and the WGO Foundation, and is marked by public campaigns with participation from more than 50,000 gastroenterologists around the world. Every year, World Digestive Health Day focuses on a different digestive disorder and seeks to

Read More →

Prostate Cancer – New Targeted Therapy

  A newly developed blood test could help target treatment for men in the advanced stages of prostate cancer. In recent years, genetic testing has become more common in cancer treatment as it can be used to tailor treatment to individual patients. This new test will help by identifying men who do not respond well

Read More →