Tamzin Outhwaite, 48, first appeared on the BBC’s EastEnders in 1998, but in 2002 decided she’d try her hand at theatre. The actress returned to the show in 2018, but revealed the year before she was forced to pull out of the West End show she was rehearsing...
Parkinson’s disease worsens over time and affects mostly the motor system. The cause of the disease is unknown, but it is believed to involve both genetic and environmental factors. Parkinson’s disease typically occurs in people over the age of 60, of whom about one per cent are affected....
Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer in the large bowel and it is estimated that one in 15 men and one in 18 women will be diagnosed with bowel cancer during their lifetime. Bowel Cancer UK said: “Bowel cancer is now the second biggest cancer killer...
Back pain is a common condition in the UK, with around one in three people affected. It usually affects the lower back. lower back pain usually subsides within four to six weeks but chronic lower back pain can last for months or even years. There is hope for...
Parkinson's disease is a condition in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. As the disease progresses, symptoms can become progressively worse. People with Parkinson’s disease commonly experience movement difficulties, such as involuntary shaking and stiffness. They may also experience depression and anxiety.Mindfulness yoga...
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) will today publish four guides outlining how different beverages can affect health. They recommend lower fat milk for children and young adults and whole milk for older drinkers. BNF science director Sara Stanner said: "We are a nation of tea and coffee drinkers, and...
First aid can be the difference between life and death and can be carried out by anyone. If someone has a cardiac arrest and their heart stops outside of a hospital, their chances of surviving can be significantly increased with the help of first aid. The aim through...
Heart attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of a person’s heart muscle.The condition requires a swift response to avert the risk of a potentially fatal escalation.Quick treatment is crucial to restore blood flow to blocked arteries and save lives.Despite the...
Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 is vital for the body to produce healthy red blood cells. It also is needed for proper nerve function and DNA synthesis. Symptoms of a vitamin B12 deficiency usually develop gradually, but can worsen if the condition goes untreated. Some symptoms are easier to...
Stomach bloating can be a daily struggle. The commonly reported complaint is a stretchy, puffy sensation in the tummy and abdominal cramps. People tend to experience tummy swelling after lunch - this can play havoc to the working week. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to counter...