Health and Fitness
With the rise of budget gyms, where staff are scarce, Nuffield Health has discovered that a fifth (20 per cent) of gym goers actually want one person who is their regular contact when they visit the gym.
The average adult has seven major regrets – with starting smoking, not saving enough money or putting on weight likely to be top of the list, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 adults revealed taking up smoking was the most common regret, with 88% of smokers wishing they had never started in the first place.
Staff on sick leave will have better support to get back into work through new fit note guidance.
Germany's number one condom brand, BILLY BOY, is calling on UK supermarkets to stop treating condoms as a medical product at point of sale, in support of the Health Protection Agency's (HPA) action plan to protect against untreatable gonorrhoea.
With National No Smoking Day (13 March 2013) around the corner, research from MoneySupermarket reveals those who kick the habit will not only reap the health benefits but their wallets would get a much needed boost as well.
Recent advances in genetic testing mean that women with a family history of ovarian cancer can save their lives by finding out more about their own risk of developing the disease.
As food intolerances, and awareness of them, continue to rise many of us who suffer from bloating* will have been told we ‘should cut out dairy and see what happens’
Snoring is a problem most commonly associated with men, but with 30% of British women also thought to suffer from the condition it’s time we broke the silence over lady snorers and gave them a helping hand to deal with the problem, which can cause a lot more harm than just keeping your partner awake.
Paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey is helping to promote the biggest charity bike ride in the country, which opens for registration at the weekend.
Now available in the iTunes Appstore: My Stress Coach, a self-help training program that teaches you another way of dealing with stress in your life. This iPad application has been developed by a Dutch organization for mental health care.
It will come as a shock to many – but Britain is actually a ‘cup half full’ nation, research has shown. A study found despite the lingering economic doom, soaring cost of living and stagnant housing market, the majority of us have adopted a Monty Python-esque ‘always look on the bright side of life’ attitude.
The traditional three meal-a-day diet could soon be a thing of the past – as Britain becomes a nation of grazers, research has revealed. Experts found as many as four out of ten of us now don’t eat three square meals a day, with many opting for snacks and treats instead.
SportsShoes announce the worldwide launch of new editions for two big running shoe brands, Adidas and Nike.
Companies get away with a lot of things, but don’t let them get away with negligence at work. If you were injured in an accident and believe that it’s the business’ fault, you should consider claiming to cover the costs owed to you in lost income and suffering.
Ateronon, a natural health supplement, known as the ‘tomato pill’ is to exhibit at The 50+ Show in March to educate attendees all about the benefits of taking lycopene daily and how it can improve their heart health.
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