In 2018, a UK-wide stress survey conducted by the Mental Health Foundation revealed that 74 per cent of adults felt so stressed they felt “overwhelmed” or “unable to cope”. “Individually we need to understand what is causing us personal stress and learn what steps we can take to reduce it for ourselves and those around us,” said Isabella Goldie, director of the Mental Health Foundation. It makes sense then, that more of us are searching for new ways to improve our mental and physical wellbeing.
The hospital admission rate for mastitis rose from 22.7 women per 10,000 live births in 2006 to 30.9 per 10,000 by 2015.
People who frequently skip breakfast and regularly eat dinner less than two hours before going to bed are less likely to survive if they suffer a heart attack.
Bad news for hay fever sufferers: this week (running into the long weekend)the UK will see high pollen counts across the board, with tree pollen causingchaos
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A potentially deadly “pollen bomb” is expected to hit the UK this week, putting millions of asthma sufferers’ lives at risk. The arrival of hay fever season three weeks early means birch tree pollen is being prematurely released, according to experts. “A deadly pollen bomb is due to hit this week, putting people with asthma at risk of a potentially life-threatening asthma attack,” Sonia Munde from Asthma UK told The Sun Online.
"Access to menstrual products for all children in compulsory education will mean that every child can have access to the products they need."
A new study has found that 51% of patients were failing to hit healthy cholesterol targets after taking statins.
Women should be given the choice of a medical or surgical abortion and be able to refer themselves to have their pregnancy terminated, according to a health watchdog’s new draft guidelines. The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) said women should be given an appointment within a week of requesting one and then be able to have an abortion within a week of the appointment. The recommendations, which were developed with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), seek to make it easier for women to access services and also have greater choice.