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Half of Brits blame their favourite drinks for the decline in their oral health

Half of Brits blame their favourite drinks for the decline in their oral health

Tea, coffee, cola and fruit juice may be amongst the nation’s favourite drinks, but when it comes to Brits oral care, it appears they are public enemy number one.

Sports nutrition bulks up

Sports nutrition bulks up

Muscle milks, protein bars and energy gels, while once sports nutrition products were solely used by bodybuilders and Olympic athletes, it seems today the appeal of these products has stretched out to the UK’s everyday exercisers.

86% of Brits have suffered from a gastrointestinal problem in the past year

86% of Brits have suffered from a gastrointestinal problem in the past year

Bloating, indigestion and heartburn – when it comes to tummy troubles it seems that the vast majority of UK consumers experience these ailments as new research from Mintel reveals that as many as 86% of all British adults have suffered some form of gastrointestinal (GI) problem or ailment in the last year.

What is hypnobirthing and how does it work?

Hypnobirthing is fast becoming a popular method of pain relief among pregnant women. More and more women have decided to join in on the pain-free revolution and learn simple but effective ways to help them relax and enjoy the labour experience.

Smart pill maker seeks FDA approval for new method of drug administration

Smart pill maker seeks FDA approval for new method of drug administration

A new intelligent medication sensor has been brought to market for use together with existing medications, by the company Proteus Digital Health.

The cleanest protein bars around

The cleanest protein bars around

The Primal Pantry, the brand that brought you the UK’s cleanest snack bars are releasing a new range of completely natural protein bars to fuel your goals.

Less dieting, more sleeping

When trying to lose weight, or maintain a healthy body mass index, all of the talk of diet and exercise can make you just want to lie down and take a nap.

Samsung brings freedom and fun to your fitness with Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX

Samsung brings freedom and fun to your fitness with Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX

Samsung continues its expansion in the fitness wearable market with the global unveiling of the Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX.

Lack of awareness leading to complications

Lack of awareness leading to complications

A leading South West surgeon has warned that a lack of awareness when it comes to conditions of the veins, means that thousands of people in the region are going undiagnosed and untreated, leading to risks of deterioration and complications.

Health-obsessed Brits drain UK businesses by a staggering £1.1bn

Over half (58%) of health-obsessed Brits cover up symptoms from their doctors, confusing health professionals and take more sick days than the rest of the population (28%) – with health-obsessed Brits twice as likely to take sick days, resulting in additional days off and lost productivity for UK businesses.

Garmin vivoactive HR - a GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate

Garmin vivoactive HR - a GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate

The Garmin vivoactive HR, is a GPS smartwatch with Garmin Elevate wrist heart rate technology.

Over a third of Brits don’t know how many calories they consume on a typical day

Over a third of Brits don’t know how many calories they consume on a typical day

The UK may be a nation of dieters, but it seems that many are failing to keep track of their calorie consumption. Indeed, new research from Mintel reveals that well over one third (37%) of Brits don’t know how many calories they consume on a typical day.

Bristol lawyers lead talks on dying well

Bristol lawyers lead talks on dying well

Bristol law firm Clarke Willmott LLP led discussions on capacity and end of life care at a special event held in conjunction with Bristol University’s Centre for Ethics in Medicine.

How to encourage a relative to finally quit the habit

Muriel Froomberg celebrated her 107th birthday in February 2016, and breaks some of the hard rules of longevity - for example, she knocks back a bottle of whisky every week.

Why keeping your brain active later in life is important

We all know that it’s important to keep our bodies strong and healthy as we age. A good diet and a decent level of fitness means we’re less at risk of disease, illness and accidents – which means we can enjoy a longer and happier life doing what we like.