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  1. 5 popular questions about CBD answered

    With CBD being a relatively new introduction into the world of nutritional supplements, it’s only natural to have questions about it – especially when it’s so closely tied to the class B drug, cannabis. We first saw the supplement hit our shelves at the beginning of 2018, and has since gained popularity in health shops, vape stores and online in...
  2. Weight Loss Injections and Influencers – Can You Trust What You See on the ‘gram?

    So many different types of products, events and companies are promoted online by influencers – including weight loss injections. However, with events such as the Fyre Festival scandal, it’s easy to be sceptical of what you see online – and rightly so. Recently, some influencers were caught out, agreeing to advertise a drink that contained cyanide to their followers without...
  3. What is Norovirus and How Do you Avoid it?

    What is Norovirus and How Do you Avoid it?
    What is Norovirus? Norovirus is also known as the winter vomiting bug. However, there isn’t just one virus that can cause it. Norovirus is the name given to a group of viruses that can cause gastroenteritis – also known as sickness and diarrhoea. It’s one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK, and is estimated to affect 600,000...
  4. How to Tell if You Need Flu Treatment

    How to Tell if You Need Flu Treatment
      Nobody enjoys being ill, especially during the winter when it can be a struggle to get warm at the best of times.  Most of the time, a scratchy throat and blocked nose can be explained by the common cold virus, and you should be back to normal within a week. However, there are times that it can be difficult...
  5. The Flu Jab – Why You Should Have it This Winter

    The Flu Jab – Why You Should Have it This Winter
    Winter is only just around the corner, and it’s the season for cold weather, festivities, and wrapping up warm. But before you start getting cosy and turning up the thermostat at home, there’s something else you should think about first. Winter is also the season that flu is rife. The common viruses spread easy in cold temperatures, and flu season...
  6. Injections That Can Help With Weight Loss

    Injections That Can Help With Weight Loss
    Headline news this week revealed that obesity isn’t caused by a lack of willpower. The new discovery comes from the British Psychological Society who suggest that modern sedentary lifestyles, genetic dispositions, socioeconomic factors, and even fat-shaming all play a part in the nation’s obesity crisis. The breakthrough research introduces the idea that willpower on its own isn’t always enough...
  7. Weight loss Injections Side Effects and How to Deal With Them

    Weight loss Injections Side Effects and How to Deal With Them
      Weight loss injections are growing in popularity as a treatment for obesity, and results show that they’re effective, with most patients losing over 5% of their initial starting weight within 12 weeks of treatment. However, it can be easy to forget that they’re prescription medicines and can cause side effects that might not be pleasant. Side effects are...
  8. HIV statistics UK 2019 - HIV Diagnosis Figures

    HIV statistics UK 2019 - HIV Diagnosis Figures
    On 03/09/2019, Public Health England (PHE) published the latest data sets for HIV trends. These included figures from the beginning of January 2018 to the end of December 2018, as well as the trends for previous years, dating back to 2009. Whilst we were unable to analyse the data in terms of upper-tier local authorities (UTLA) as we did...
  9. Male Pattern Baldness

    Male Pattern Baldness
    Losing hair is a completely natural and normal part of life, in fact, we shed 50-100 hairs per day on average without even noticing, but what happens when your hair loss becomes obvious?   Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia, is the most common form of hair loss in men, affecting around 50% of males over the...
  10. PrEP Statistics

    PrEP Statistics
    PrEP Facts and Statistics PrEP is a ground-breaking drug that can potentially put an end to new HIV diagnoses worldwide. It stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis and has been licensed for the prevention of HIV since 2012. In the following years, we’ve seen instances of HIV decline in areas where PrEP is available, but unfortunately, not everyone has access to...

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