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If you’re looking for a health blog that isn’t afraid to educate and inform on taboo subjects along with more talked about health problems, then take a look at World of Health. This health guide covers news from areas such as medical research, fundraising for health charities, and treatments for complaints such as back problems. There are recipe ideas for a healthier diet, developments in

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The Effect of the Full Moon on Sleep Contradicted By New Findings

Studies by a team at Sahlgrenska Academy have found that people actually sleep 20 minutes less when the moon is full.

According to folklore, the full moon affects human sleep. International researchers are trying to determine whether there is any truth to the belief.

A Swiss research study conducted last year showed that the full moon affects sleep. The findings demonstrated that people

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Nutritionist Ilona Wesle explains the pros and cons of juicing

With UK kitchenware giant Lakeland reporting a 4000% hike in juicer sales last year, there’s no denying the juicing trend has well and truly landed and become part of the cultural zeitgeist.

But is juicing actually more beneficial than simply upping your daily intake of fruit and veg?

It’s true that processing fruit and veg by juicing it before it hits the stomach gives the

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NHS Health Check Important Due To Diabetes At All-Time High

With the prevalence of diabetes at an all-time high, the benefits of the programme which range from treatment to lifestyle advice are huge. In fact, last year in England over 1.3 million people took up the offer of an NHS Health Check.

The NHS Health Check invites adults in England, aged 40 to 74, for a health assessment which aims to identify those at risk

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New Rice Product From Barenaked Foods

Barenaked Foods

Barenaked Foods has launched a new Rice product to add to their range of low carb, gluten free foods suitable for weight management, coeliacs and vegetarians. A success story from Dragons’ Den.

Containing only 16 calories per 100g, Barenaked Rice, follows in the footsteps of the original Barenaked Noodles and Barenaked Protein Noodles and are made using the Asian-grown Konjac plant; a miracle plant low

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Love Your Bones event For Osteoporosis Awareness

National Osteoporosis Society

Every year in the UK there are nearly 300,000 fragility fractures. Osteoporosis and fragility fractures are a growing public health issue having an enormous impact on people and their families as well as the NHS.

To raise awareness of bone health and support people with osteoporosis, the Department of Rheumatology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust along with the Portsmouth Group of the National Osteoporosis Society, are

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Raise Money For Cancer with Victoria Sponge Bake Day


Victoria Van Der Westhuizen (née Eastman) died of cancer earlier this year at the age of twenty nine.  Victoria had taken up baking in the last year of her life and it gave her huge pleasure creating cakes and sharing them with family and friends.

Victoria’s driving desire throughout her fight with cancer was to beat the disease and live to spend time with her

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week

The Eve Appeal

Cervical Screening Awareness Week set for 8-14 June 2014

In the run up to Cervical Screening Awareness Week, over 20% of women in the UK still fail to attend cervical screening when invited and The Eve Appeal is determined to encourage more women to attend. Jade Goody’s legacy was to raise awareness of cervical cancer among younger women – but have we learned enough?


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Another year for the UK to fight  hayfever season with the pollen count and temperature rising, eyes will be itching and nose will start to run.

The Met Office states that 1 out of 5 hayfever victims in the UK can anticipate a very frustrating experience of uncomfortable symptoms roughly until September or even beyond.

But a renowned eye specialist hospital group,Optegra  states that there are

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Botox; the rise of a new breed of cosmetic procedure

Botox is a hot topic in the plastic surgery and health world and has been for some time. Back in the early days of its introduction Botox was seen as the best new thing in cosmetic surgery; in fact it was named number one in the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in 2006. As its use became more widespread it perhaps saw a downturn

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Sunlight Campaign back in the spotlight After New evidence of vitamin D deficiency

National Osteoporosis Society

The National Osteoporosis Society is issuing a timely reminder to get out and soak up the benefits of sunshine due to new figures released showing a vitamin D deficiency in 23% of the adult population.

The charity’s annual Sunlight Campaign urges people to get safe sun exposure every day between May and September to keep their vitamin D levels topped up to boost their bone

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