Health

Feeling low? Here’s how to tell if you’re depressed

It’s normal to feel down and a bit unhappy sometimes but key symptoms can reveal if it’s something more.

24 Feb 2020
A competitor takes part in the fourth stage of the first edition of the Marathon des Sables Peru

The rise of the ultra marathon: why 26.2 miles is no longer enough

Completing 26.2 miles no longer draws the same awe from friends, colleagues and relatives – step forward the ultra marathon.

18 Feb 2020

How to avoid catching coronavirus on the tube

From face masks to hand hygiene – follow this 7-step guide from Dr Roger Henderson to reduce your risk of viral infection.

17 Feb 2020

Get fighting fit with these 7 military training tips

Keep your New Year fitness commitments going into February with advice from Be Military Fit’s lead instructor.

11 Feb 2020

London’s most luxurious swimming pools: from The Shard to The Landmark

Lend some luxury to your lengths with our guide to the best secret swimming pools.

5 Feb 2020

Tom Kerridge: how to stick to your New Year diet

Celebrity chef Tom Kerridge who lost over 12 stone shares his weight loss tips with Samantha Rea.

3 Feb 2020

High cholesterol? Here’s how to lower it

Simple diet changes can help reduce cholesterol and tackle hyperlipidaemia.

3 Feb 2020

Justin Bieber’s Lyme disease revelation shows why a quick diagnosis is vital

Lyme disease’s severest symptoms can be prevented if treatment is sought immediately after being bitten by an infected tick. Here’s what to look out for.

27 Jan 2020
Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus Spreads To Hong Kong

How to protect yourself against the China Coronavirus

These simple hygiene measures will be the most effective in slowing the spread of coronavirus.

23 Jan 2020

The best spa breaks to buy her for Valentine’s Day

Beat the winter blues with a stay in one of these spa hotels, just a hop and a skip from London.

21 Jan 2020

Short of breath? You could be suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease occurs as a result of narrow airways and damaged air sacs in the lungs but how is it treated?

20 Jan 2020

Inside London’s most exclusive gyms: from The RAC to The Ned

Start the New Year’s fitness drive as you mean to go on – with style and panache

13 Jan 2020

Researchers develop universal flu vaccine

A vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing long-lasting protection against the influenza virus, showing promise…

8 Jan 2020

Common medical conditions explained: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is difficult to diagnose but, in many cases, can be alleviated with probiotics

6 Jan 2020

Five ways to improve your health in 2020

We all know we need to watch our diet and exercise more but here are some practical steps to help make your health goals achievable

3 Jan 2020
Fred Sirieix in Road Trip with Gordon Ramsey and Gino D’Acampo

How to lose weight in the New Year: top tips from celebrity chefs

Famous foodies reveal how to shed those Christmas pounds

30 Dec 2019

Coffee ‘significantly reduces type 2 diabetes risk’

Coffee reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 60 per cent – but only filtered coffee,…

20 Dec 2019

Slavoj Žižek: Human sexuality is innately perverse

Many politically correct feminists aggressively dismiss Freud and psychoanalysis in general as outdated. I myself was recently attacked in Austria…

17 Dec 2019

Children born through IVF ‘twice as likely to get cancer’

Children born as a result of IVF have a higher risk for certain types of cancer, according to new research…

11 Dec 2019

Common medical conditions explained: Iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is caused by a shortage of red blood cells but how is it treated?

9 Dec 2019

E-cigarettes do not boost pneumonia risk, study finds

Exposure to e-cigarette vapour has no impact on the ability of Streptococcus pneumoniae to infect mouse models, according to new…

4 Dec 2019

How is Leukaemia treated?

Clive James lived with bone marrow cancer for nearly 10 years and, in the later stages, was treated with a drug called ibrutinib

2 Dec 2019

British scientists develop at-home test for prostate cancer

A test under development for prostate cancer detection can now use urine samples collected at home, according to new research…

29 Nov 2019

Common medical conditions explained: Eczema

Eczema is thought to affect up to 15 million people in the UK. But what are the symptoms and how is it treated?

22 Nov 2019

Cancer survivors more than twice as likely to die from stroke

People living with, or having survived cancer are more likely to die from stroke than the general public, according to…

21 Nov 2019

Prince Andrew’s alleged sweating problem is rarely linked to trauma

This weekend’s Newsnight interview between Prince Andrew and Emily Maitlis has generated much coverage around the world, with several parts…

18 Nov 2019