Health

Australian woman says it’s ‘not okay’ to be fat and it should never be considered healthy

An Australian woman slammed beauty magazines for continuing to promote plus-size models saying it's 'unhealthy' for young readers

An Australian woman has slammed beauty magazines for continuing to promote plus-size models, saying it’s ‘unhealthy’ for young readers. The woman spoke to Common Ground Convos, a TikTok page that interviews everyday Aussies on the streets of Melbourne, discussing a controversial Cosmopolitan cover featuring a plus-size influencer. The publication has released similar covers in the …

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New trial will check men for prostate cancer even though they don’t have symptoms

The men will undergo a prostate-specific antigen test, which looks for raised levels of the PSA protein in their blood. Raised PSA can indicate the presence of prostate cancer cells [File photo]

Britain’s first screening programme for prostate cancer launches today in an effort to reduce the death toll from the disease, Good Health can reveal exclusively. Up to 12,000 men in the South of England will be tested for the disease over the next year or so, as part of a scheme that could be rolled out …

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I’m a nutritionist – here’s the 5 things your SMILE can tell you about your health

I'm a nutritionist - here's the 5 things your SMILE can tell you about your health

YOU might not think about your oral health beyond brushing your teeth. But it can pay to take notice. 6 From bleeding gums to cracked skin, your mouth and gums can tell you a lot about your overall healthCredit: Getty – Contributor From bleeding gums to cracked skin, your mouth and gums can tell you …

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The ‘nudging’method used to influence our everyday actions

The ‘nudging’method used to influence our everyday actions

Advocates of “nudge”, an influential behaviour management technique, argue that, instead of imposing bans and mandates, governments and employers should discreetly, if not covertly, steer the choices of citizens and workers in ways that improve their lives. The theory’s Chicago-based pioneers, Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler, recommend “non-intrusive” measures to create a “choice architecture” that …

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Eating popular snack can ‘slash dementia risk and add FIVE years to your life’

Eating popular snack can 'slash dementia risk and add FIVE years to your life'

WE’RE often encouraged to eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day if we want to keep the doctor away.  However, experts have discovered one particular fruit which could help reduce your chances of developing dementia in later life.  1 Grapes contain antioxidants that reduce inflammation which can help to reduce the …

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Nine Omicron Covid symptoms affecting the fully vaccinated – and signs you may have it

Nine Omicron Covid symptoms affecting the fully vaccinated - and signs you may have it

The UK appears to have just seen off its fifth wave of Covid-19 infections, although experts continue to fear that another could arrive this autumn once the weather turns unless proper precautions are taken. The country saw a 43 per cent spike in coronavirus cases at the beginning of June, seemingly caused by people coming …

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Rainham author Annie Cardone shares her menopause ‘hell’ over HRT treatment and symptoms to help women across Kent

Rainham author Annie Cardone shares her menopause 'hell' over HRT treatment and symptoms to help women across Kent

A woman who said she went through hell with the menopause and had to be admitted to hospital six times is sharing her story in the hope of helping others. Annie Cardone, from Rainham, suffered from insomnia and sleep psychosis before doctors diagnosed her as menopausal. But hormone replacement therapy made her aggressive and agitated. …

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Smallpox vaccines may not protect against monkeypox for life | Monkeypox

Smallpox vaccinations may not protect against monkeypox for life, research suggests, with experts saying HIV may play a role in eroding protection from the jab over time. Monkeypox outbreaks are ongoing around the world, with the World Health Organization declaring the disease a public health emergency of international concern. At present, the majority of cases …

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