Category: Health

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Health

How to Survive Hip Arthritis by Dr. Derek Ochiai

The most common form of arthritis in the hip is osteoarthritis, the “wear-and-tear” arthritis that damages cartilage over time and can cause painful symptoms in those starting middle age. Hip arthritis is typically felt in the groin thigh or buttocks, not where you would think you would have pain. Is hip arthritis degenerative and what […]

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Food, Health, Wellness

4 Tips on Boosting Energy during Lockdown

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. Read our full disclosure here. With the whole country in lockdown due to COVID-19 we are all making big changes to our day-to-day lives, and maybe you’re feeling a little flat. Dr Michael Barnish, MBChB, […]

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Health

10 Countries with The Healthiest Teeth

With a spark in unhealthy eating habits and avoidance of dental practices for fear of exposure to COVID-19, this study analyses access to dental facilities, dental conditions, and consumption habits across 26 countries in Europe. ➢ The UK ranks sixth overall for dental health in Europe, ahead of France and Denmark.➢ The UK and Germany […]

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Fitness, Health, Lifestyle

How to Care for Skin While Exercising Outside

A recent survey by OnBuy.com showed that 67% of Brits do not apply SPF to their skin in prep for their daily outside exercise. What’s more, the British Skin Foundation estimates there are 100,000 new cases of skin cancer each year. To help Brits stay safe when taking their daily outside exercise, Golfsupport obtained expert advice from personal trainer Sana Shirvani on how […]

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Finance, Health

The UK Ranks Behind the US for Salaries Paid to Healthcare Workers

Doctors and nurses in the United Kingdom and worldwide are the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, but are they paid accordingly? This study ranks the 36 countries in the OECD according to how much they pay their frontline healthcare workers. The UK is the fifth richest country in the world but ranks 13th for salaries paid to healthcare workers Nurses in Turkey are paid more […]

Operation Theatre
Health

Leading Orthopaedic Surgeons Warn of Ticking Time Bomb from Delayed Operations

700,000 orthopaedic operations have been cancelled – but new technology could provide a pain-relieving solution With an estimated 700,000 orthopaedic patients having surgery postponed, leading surgeons are warning of the long-term effects of delaying non-essential operations as medical resources are redirected to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 2.1 million routine NHS operations – a […]

Health

Inspiring Stories of Covid Lockdown

Leading biographer, StoryTerrace, reveals some of the UK’s ‘Unsung Heroes’ helping communities to cope  As the UK comes out of lockdown, StoryTerrace reflects on the heroes who helped us through – from the fundraisers to the frontliners of Covid-19. In the past two months countless stories of everyday heroism and unselfish acts have not only lifted the spirits of the nation but kept communities going through […]