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Night owls at risk of dying sooner, reveals new research
‘Night owls’ who like to burn the midnight oil and have trouble getting out of bed in the morning could
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Dr Hilary Jones’ top tips for recognising hidden health risks
Conditions such as high blood pressure, glaucoma, diabetes and osteoporosis can often develop without any symptoms. With that in mind,
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Revealed: The perfect time to drink your coffee
Research into the nation’s coffee drinking habits has revealed that the UK is crazy about caffeine, with people drinking an average of
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5 ways to help boost your kids’ health
New research has found that encouraging youngsters to complete a mile of activity every day can help boost fitness levels,
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Chia – the go-to superfood for busy brides
Whether you’re a Royalist, anglophile or just love a good wedding, there’s no escaping the buzz surrounding Prince Harry’s impending
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Will minimum unit pricing for alcohol really save hundreds of lives in Scotland?
Scotland has become the first country in the world to implement minimum unit pricing for alcohol. New legislation brought into
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New Calm on Canning Street yoga studio opens in Edinburgh’s West End
A new yoga studio is set to open in Edinburgh’s West End this week after an extensive two-week refurbishment. Calm
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Edinburgh’s One Spa embarks on £2m refurb to reveal new Thermal Suite
Edinburgh’s award-winning One Spa at the luxury Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa has embarked on a project to transform its
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Be Cervix Savvy campaign to hit Scotland’s high streets and retail parks
The Scottish Government is investing £10k in a new ‘Be Cervix Savvy’ campaign to help raise awareness of the early
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How to keep your insulin cool on holiday
Travelling with diabetes this summer? You might like these tips from online diabetes magazine Desang – such as how to
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12 easy ways to use less plastic
Plastic has become a bad word in households across the country and, when you really look, it’s everywhere. Luckily, there
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The big plastic clean-up – are big brands and supermarkets doing enough?
Nestle today (10 April) announced that it will “aim for 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025”. It’s the latest
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Think you’re suffering from IBS? Don’t ignore the symptoms
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects around 20% of people in the UK (maybe more, given the wide range of symptoms associated
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Household brands renege on palm oil pledge
Eight major household brands including PZ Cussons, Johnson & Johnson and Kellogg’s  have refused to take steps towards eliminating palm
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Fasting diets reduce important risk factor for cardiovascular disease
Fasting diets (based on intermittent energy restriction) clear fat from the blood faster after eating meals than daily calorie restriction
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Is your office bathroom making you sick?
Is the toilet in your office or place of work filthy? It could be making you sick. New research by
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Fifty per cent of all plant and animal species in the Amazon and Galapagos to become locally extinct by 2100
Fifty per cent of all plant and animal species in the world’s most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon
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Eating goji berries could prevent neurodegeneration, claims study
Consuming goji berries could help to boost your long-term memory. That’s according to recent research which suggests that goji berry
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A cup of tea a day could keep glaucoma away
Great news for those of us who love a cup of tea! A new study has found that, due to
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What is Argan Oil and why is it so good for my skin?
According to those in the beauty industry, argan oil is a magic little potion – 100% pure and natural –
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Ocado becomes UK’s first online supermarket to sell cannabis oil-infused spring water
Ocado has today (Wednesday, 7 March) become the first British online supermarket to sell cannabis oil-infused spring water. It has
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Spring essentials – three oils to reawaken and stimulate your senses
Spring has finally sprung (or at least it’s supposed to have) and the world is slowly creeping back to life
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Six ways to Spring clean your body
Clinical nutritionist Suzie Sawyer shares her top tips for a Spring cleanse   Spring is the perfect time to give your
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More than half of Scotland’s shoppers unaware of exploitation in the food chain
Nearly half of shoppers in Scotland are put off buying ethical products because they’re too expensive, new research has revealed.
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New research reveals the UK’s most bizarre health remedies
PharmacyOutlet.co.uk has surveyed more than 2,000 UK adults to reveal the common, obscure and downright strange health remedies people put their
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Is stress causing your bad breath?
It’s estimated that 50% of the UK population suffers from bad breath but is stress the culprit? Yes, says dentist,
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British couples reveal their top 20 aphrodisiac foods for Valentine’s Day
Forget oysters and chocolate covered strawberries this Valentine’s Day. If you’re planning a night of passion with your other half,
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Could taking vitamins during pregnancy reduce the risk of autism?
New research has found that women who took multivitamins and folic acid either before or during pregnancy were significantly less likely
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Could hypnosis help beat junk food addiction?
New research has found that the UK has the unhealthiest diet in Europe, with Brits consuming five times more processed
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Are you getting enough Vitamin D?
Nearly two thirds (64%) of Brits have dangerously low Vitamin D levels – partly because it’s impossible to get the
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What do the colours you wear to work say about you?
Could the colours and styles you wear help you achieve more in the workplace? Image consultant Brian Coyle certainly thinks
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