Coronavirus dreams: Why do we have nightmares? How to stop them

Now more than ever, Brits need to be getting a full night’s rest. When you’re sleep-deprived, your immune system takes a beating and you are more likely to become ill. Not only this, when you’re tired you become more stressed, emotional, and are more likely to make poorer life and diet choices. While stuck at home it can be difficult […]

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Second peak: Will there be a second wave of coronavirus?

A Senior World Health Organisation director has issued a stark warning the Europe may need to prepare for a second wave of coronavirus this winter. Many experts, including England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty, have warned that a second wave of the pandemic could be coming. Coronavirus has locked down much of the world, and the virus is now […]

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Hay fever or coronavirus: How to tell the difference between hay fever and COVID-19

Hayfever burdens around 13 million people in the UK, causing itchy eyes, sneezing, and coughing. Coronavirus has coincided with grass pollen season, leading many people to muddle up their symptoms in a panic. So what is the difference between hayfever and coronavirus? GP Registrar and Optometrist Dr Khalid H Sachak explained the key differences. Read on to find out. What […]

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Diabetes coronavirus warning: WHO urges ‘at risk’ diabetics to follow ‘necessary’ steps

The latest figures from NHS England have revealed that a quarter of people who died with coronavirus in hospitals in England had diabetes. People with diabetes are not at the moment classed as being extremely vulnerably by the Government, however the World Health Organisation has now confirmed that they are “at risk” during the pandemic. Dr David Nabarro, the WHO’s […]

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Cherry Healey health: BBC presenter’s UTI developed into permanent organ damage

Cherry Healey admitted to having an urinary tract infection (UTI), and worse of all it led to permanent organ damage. How did this happen? The mum-of-two confessed: “I had my first UTI when I was young and didn’t know what was happening. “I remember being scared because it was suddenly very painful to wee.” The NHS explains that a UTI […]

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Coronavirus symptoms: Should you be self-isolating or going to the hospital? How to tell

Coronavirus, like any other crisis to befall humanity, elicits a different reaction in different people. Some people are paralysed with fear, others will be less worried, but it is hard to imagine anyone will be feeling entirely indifferent. Broad swathes of the population are probably living with the same nagging uncertainty right now: how to tell whether symptoms are serious.  […]

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Hospitals see rise in patients being treated for DIY mishaps during COVID-19 lockdown

Oxford Eye Hospital has seen it’s records for trauma operations by DIY smashed in the last week. The hospital usually sees one serious injury of it’s kind every two weeks. In the last seven days, six patients have needed urgent medical attention from the optical hospital. The eye hospital is now urging everyone to wear eye protection while carrying out […]

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Coronavirus: Supplements that could boost your immune system during COVID-19 pandemic

If a person contracts coronavirus their immune system will work overtime to protect the body and fight off the infection. What a person eats will either help or hinder if this does become a reality. Dr Michael Barnish, head of nutrition and genetics at REVIV offers his advice on how we can keep our bodies in tip top shape should […]

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Liver cancer symptoms: The uncomfortable sign on your skin that could signal the disease

Liver cancer develops when abnormal cells start to divide and grow in an uncontrolled way in the liver. It is a relatively rare form of cancer, with around 5,900 cases diagnosed each year in the UK. It is rare but serious nonetheless: the treatment outcomes are not as hopeful other forms of cancer due to the underlying damage that is […]

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Best supplements for protecting against a virus: A certain medicinal plant may help

As news around the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues, many are asking what exactly is a virus, and how did Coronavirus spread so quickly that it’s now declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organisation so soon after the first cases? Another pressing issue is how one can protect themselves with this epidemic sweeping across the world. READ MORE Claire […]

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