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    How to prevent back pain when working from home

    Changes to our desks and work routines during lockdown can take a toll on the spine....

    Can Covid-19 affect your vision?

    Dominic Cummings cited potential visual impairment as a side effect of the virus whilst defending his decision to drive to Barnard Castle. However, it is yet to be listed as an official symptom.

    How to lose weight and cut your Covid risk

    Obesity is one of the major modifiable risk factors for admission to hospital in the event of a SARS-Cov 2 infection but it's never too late to tackle it.
    20 May 2020

    What risk does Covid-19 pose to pregnant women and unborn babies?

    Studies show that pregnant women who have had Covid-19 have an increased risk of preterm labour but that there are no known health complications that result from the virus.
    13 May 2020

    Coronavirus: is it dangerous to take ibuprofen?

    After claims that ibuprofen worsens symptoms, Dr Roger Henderson takes a look at the evidence.

    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.

    The best exercises to break up your working day

    Our work from home desks can take a lot of toll on our bodies - from bad posture to inactivity.
    11 May 2020

    How to take up running

    Lockdown has turned us into a nation of joggers. Here's how to do it safely.
    13 Apr 2020

    The best fitness workouts to try on YouTube

    Working out from home has never been easier but be sure to choose your online trainer wisely.
    7 Apr 2020

    Could the Covid-19 crisis improve our mental health?

    A new sense of purpose for the snowflake generation may well transform their mental wellbeing.
    31 Mar 2020