Category: Health

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Do not let politicians forget Covid-19 care home disgrace – Miriam Stoppard

We mustn’t let the pain and shock we felt when we learned about the ­disastrous state of our care homes slip from the public memory, nor from the minds of politicians. It has taken the Covid-19 pandemic to reveal how the care sector has been neglected, underfunded and allowed to decay for years. Many staff

Scientists warn having an unhealthy gut can increase your risk from coronavirus

A happy tum could help tackle Covid-19, scientists have claimed. They believe the gut could be a key line of defence, with many championing probiotics, as they stimulate “good” gut ­bacteria. But naturopath Louise Westra warned there is no one-size-fits-all solution – and there are better ways to keep your insides healthy. Louise said: “Around

‘I dropped two dresses in a few months by changing shopping habits – and saved £1,500’

Bride-to-be Laura Mee-Bishop spent Christmas with her nearest and dearest, eating and drinking all those delicious festive treats. But once the tree was down and she looked back at the photos from the festivities, she was devastated when she saw what she looked like in what should have been a happy snap. So, she decided

How College Students Manage Mental Health During COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic shook the world — and it’s still shaking the world. In the US alone, we’ve hit the 100,000 death mark and 1 million cases across the country. As some states are beginning to open up in the initial aftermath (though a second wave is in the conversation), our mental health has

Misty Copeland’s Advice For Managing Your Mental Health

In support of the Child Mind Institute’s #WeThriveInside campaign, Misty Copeland got candid about how she’s taking care of her own mental health in addition to sharing simple tips you can implement daily to take care of yours. “I think it’s really important to try and keep yourself surrounded by people who mean something to

New​ collagen beauty supplement that promises glowing skin is selling like hot cakes

LQ Collagen, the company behind bestselling supplements brand LQ Skin Hair Nails have launched two new​ collagen products. The hotly anticipated products – LQ Collagen Skin Hair Nails Powder and LQ Collagen Skin Hair Nails are scientifically formulated to improve firmness and boost overall radiance of skin and comes with a passion fruit flavour. Following

Dr Miriam Stoppard: More kidney dialysis could be needed in coronavirus fight – Miriam Stoppard

Few people know that a quarter of patients needing ventilators to treat Covid-19 also need ­artificial kidneys to support their renal function. But are there enough to go around? We were short of ICU beds. We were short of ventilators. We were short of PPE and testing ­equipment. And now we could face another shortage