Amy Dowden health: ‘My body couldn’t cope’ Strictly star on her life-altering condition

Amy Dowden, 28, has regularly appeared on Strictly Come Dancing since 2017. the star has devoted her life to dancing but her passionate pursuit has not come easy. In may this year, Amy divulged on ITV’s This Morning that she’d been living with Crohn’s disease since she was a child. She revealed she first experienced symptoms of the condition aged […]

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The ‘fool’ that fentanyl made into a millionaire

The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service envelope. It had arrived with 10 round, blue pills […]

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September spike in asthma cases prompts Alberta Health Services to issue reminder to parents

With students returning to school, Alberta Health Services is reminding parents of the risks to children who have asthma. “Generally, about two weeks after the start of the school year, we see the September spike — we call it — for asthma,” Dr. Mary Noseworthy with the Alberta Children’s Hospital said. Related Back to school season sees spike in asthma hospitalizations: […]

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Childhood sexual abuse linked to a range of physical and mental health conditions

A new review of previous studies into the long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse has suggested that earlier mental health support for victims would reduce the chances of victims developing psychiatric conditions and substance misuse later in life. Childhood sexual abuse is known to be associated with a wide range of health conditions, from chronic pain to mental health problems. […]

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How to sleep: Seven ways to promote good sleep – have you tried this?

Sleep statistics paint a gloomy picture. According to research carried out by the Royal Society for Public health, Britons are under-sleeping by an hour every night, which equates to a whole night’s sleep over the course of the week. While a lack of sleep may seem relatively harmless, the cost of ongoing sleepless nights has been linked to cardiovascular complications. […]

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Scarlet fever warning: New bug fuels rise in cases – how to spot the symptoms

Scarlet fever is an infectious bacterial disease affecting mostly children and causes fever and a scarlet rash. The condition was very common in the Victorian era and deemed deadly. Cases of the illness dramatically reduced partly due to better hygiene. But now, officials have warned more fatalities are likely to follow the outbreak in Essex, as British scientists have identified […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Five of the worst foods to eat that will raise blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s response to insulin. Insulin is a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in the blood. The body may not produce enough insulin and this causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. If type 2 diabetes is left untreated or if it is poorly managed, severe health […]

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How to live longer: Best diet to increase life expectancy – what foods you should eat

Life longevity is largely determined by the decisions people make along the way. Leading an unhealthy lifestyle can hike a person’s risk of developing a range of life-threatening health complications. Diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity often serve as precursors to more threatening conditions. Evidence suggests sticking to a mediterranean diet may act as a buffer against these common health […]

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Rob Mallard health: ‘I was incredibly embarrassed’ Corrie star on his chronic condition

Rob Mallard, 27, experienced first hand what happens when an actor’s personal life spills out into the public domain. The actor, who joined Coronation Street back in 2016, received a backlash on social media after appearing on This Morning last year. Viewers criticised his conduct on the show, commenting on his shaking and accusing the star of being drunk. The […]

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Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk’s Father Has Cancer for 4th Time, Claims Gas Company ‘Contaminated’ Water

Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk revealed that his father has been diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time, and said that it might be because a gas company “contaminated” the water at his childhood home. Berk, 38, tweeted the news and claimed that Conoco, a gas company now owned by Phillips 66, incorrectly stored chemicals in his hometown that leeched into […]

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