Air pollution is the new tobacco and is killing millions per year

Air pollution is the new tobacco and is killing seven million people a year and harming billions more, head of World Health Organisation warns More than 90 per cent of the world’s population suffers from toxic air pollution Toxic air is ‘a silent public health emergency’, World Health Organisation warns UK urban areas have illegal levels of pollution causing more […]

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Strictly legend Arlene Phillips reveals she has a hearing aid

Strictly legend Arlene Phillips bows to the inevitable at 75 and admits ‘It’s mad to let vanity stop you hearing…get a hearing aid’ Arlene Phillips, 75, noticed a problem with her hearing this year in Germany She was working on a new performance of Starlight Express at the time  The Strictly legend was then diagnosed with high frequency hearing loss  […]

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New operation on the NHS will transform life for thousands of men

New operation on the NHS will transform life for thousands of men suffering from a common prostate condition Prostate treatment will end the need for surgery and impotence inducing drugs New UroLift procedure will move an enlarged prostate aside so urine can pass Patients are able to leave hospital the same day and have less risk of side effects  The […]

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Perth hospitals declare emergency mental health code yellow after 'ugly week'

Hospital emergency department staff are bracing for a tough weekend after a week that has already been described as “ugly” by a senior doctor. Perth’s mental health system was under such stress this week that a 'code yellow' was called, reflecting an internal emergency relating to overcrowding and the lack of mental health beds in the system to accept patients […]

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3 Women Reveal Exactly What It's Like To Squirt During Sex

Who isn’t a little curious about squirting? The topic has been hotly debated, with some researchers saying it’s just pee, and others saying it’s definitely something else.  Whatever the case, you’re probably wondering what it really feels like — and how you can experience it too. Here, three women open up about what it’s really like to squirt during sex. How […]

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How the secret to surviving cancer could be in YOUR medicine cabinet

How the secret to surviving cancer could well be inside your MEDICINE CABINET: One woman reveals her unusual battle against the killer disease Jane McLelland was diagnosed with aggressive cervical cancer aged just 35 The treatment failed and five years later the disease had spread to her lungs Doctors have her just a one in 20 chance of surviving for […]

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Decorative Contact Lenses a Danger at Halloween, Any Time

SATURDAY, Oct. 27, 2018 — Colorful or unusual-looking contact lenses are popular at Halloween, but they could harm your eyes, vision experts warn. “Decorative contact lenses may seem like a fun costume accessory, but if you’re not careful, they can cause serious eye and vision problems,” said Samuel Pierce, president of the American Optometric Association (AOA). “Many people mistakenly believe […]

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How establishing a baking ritual helped boost my wellbeing

It was a photograph of perfectly turned out sourdough on my Instagram feed that inspired me to have a go at making my own bread. "It's just flour and water," the caption read, inviting me and thousands of other followers to give the art of breadmaking a crack. With great anticipation I prepared a starter, a balanced mixture of water […]

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'Bloody awesome': how melatonin is helping children fall asleep

Many parents will be only too familiar with the problem of children tossing and turning for hours before they finally go to sleep. Rather than put up with it, a growing number of families are turning to prescribed melatonin to help children fall asleep. For many it’s a revelation. “It’s amazing!” said Alison Guille from Beverly Hills in Sydney, whose […]

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