November 27, 2021

Omicron variant hits UK – but how bad is it really? Expert makes major admission

COVID'S latest variant, Omicron, was identified for the first time earlier this week in South Africa. But how bad is it really?
November 27, 2021

Roads could be made narrower in warning to drivers as cycle lane row explodes – ‘a mess!’

ROADS could be made narrower if drivers keep causing crashes, a local council's chairman has said.
November 27, 2021

Acid reflux diet: Six foods and drinks to avoid

ACID REFLUX can be unpleasant but carefully monitoring your diet and avoiding key foods can help ease your symptoms.
November 27, 2021

Dementia: The popular drink that can increase your risk of dementia by 50% – new study

WE ALL enjoy a glass of wine or pint of beer at this time of year, but it is important to be mindful of the effects on our health, both in the short and in the long term. How much you drink may have a bearing on your risk of developing dementia, warns ...
November 27, 2021

Holiday camp chain Butlin’s to be put up for sale amid staycations boom

The owner of Butlin's is preparing to put it up for sale amid a boom in British staycations, sparking a potential bidding frenzy for the country's best-known chain of holiday camps.
November 27, 2021

New Covid variant fears: There are two Covid symptoms in fully vaccinated to spot

A NEW variant of coronavirus may supplant the current Delta variant, which has wreaked havoc across the world. The most pressing concern is that the variant may evade some of the immunity conferred from the vaccines. According to the ZOE COVID study ap...
November 27, 2021

Poinsettias: ‘Golden rule’ for looking after festive plant this winter – ‘very important!’

POINSETTIAS are one of the most popular festive houseplants on the market. Although generally easy to care for, one expert has shared top tips on how to keep the red plant alive this winter.
November 27, 2021

Hair greying: The ‘anti-ageing food’ that could tackle the root cause of greying hair

The stigma around grey hair has historically been entangled with associations to ageing and stress, but fortunately, this attitude is rapidly improving. There is mounting evidence, however, that the early impetus to make lifestyle changes could delay, ...
November 27, 2021

Alzheimer’s: The warm drink that could reduce your risk – the more you drink the better

ALZHEIMER'S disease is the most common type of dementia, making up more than 50 percent of diagnosed cases. It causes progressive loss of brain function that becomes more severe over time.
November 27, 2021

Pancreatic cancer: The ‘generalised’ feeling that could signal the deadly disease

IN THE UK there are 27 newly diagnosed cases of pancreatic cancer each day, making it the 11th most common kind of cancer. Here are the signs you can watch for that may signal a tumour in your pancreas. If you have a family history of pancreatic cancer...
November 27, 2021

Statins side effects: Four commonly reported side effects – how worried should you be?

STATINS have a strong reputation for side effects, sometimes strong enough that people will them into existence. What can you expect from taking the commonly prescribed heart medication?