With skin cancer rates soaring in recent years, now expected to climb even further, it's important to know the signs and symptoms of the condition. Rates of melanoma alone have increased by around a third (32%) in the UK in the last decade, according to Cancer Research UK. The condition rose by more than a quarter (27%) in females, and nearly two-fifths (38%) in males between 2016-2018. And now that hotter summers are well and truly among us, experts have warned that warmer t
With mastitis affecting roughly up to 20% of women, this World Breastfeeding Week is a great time to understand the condition a little better. While it is a common breastfeeding complication and usually nothing to worry about, it's important to know how best to help ease it (or even prevent it from happening at all), to reduce the amount of discomfort you experience. What is mastitis? Mastitis happens when a blocked milk duct is not relieved, and can make your breast feel swo
With the summer season upon us, we find ourselves asking endless questions on how to cope, including whether we should eat more or less salt in the heat. It seems most people think that because when we sweat, we release salt from our body logically we must need to consume more in our food to make up for it. But it's not quite as simple as that. Why does our body lose salt in the heat? First up, it's important to understand how the process works, before trying to rectify it. "
With summer holiday season upon us, it's likely we'll find ourselves fighting the effects of jet lag from travel once again – a nice problem to have after all the lockdown restrictions. You know the feeling. You've just touched down in New York on a Friday night and are ready to hit the hay, or the sun's starting to stream through your Tokyo hotel room and you feel like you haven't slept a wink. There really is nothing quite like jet lag to wreak havoc with you body and mind.