Category: Health

How to look after your sexual health, whatever your age

Being conscious of your sexual health isn’t just something for teenagers, as health journalist Ceri Moorhouse explains… Your sexual health probably isn’t something you think about very often as you grow older, but it shouldn’t just be a conversation for teenagers or university students. With over 29,500 new sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses in 45-64-year-olds…
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Re-thinking sleep: the new science you need to know

Bestselling author, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker reveals five revelatory ways to think about sleep and why you need to start prioritising your shut-eye today. Professor Matthew Walker has spent the past 20 years researching sleep and in his latest book, the bestselling Why We Sleep, he investigates the new science of why we…
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Start afresh with these 6 small clean-slate habits

Need a health reboot? According to bestselling authors and health experts, these 6 smart habits will help you feel refreshed and re-energised. These top tips will help you get big results from small changes to everyday health and lifestyle habits. Your health 1. Ruby Tandoh: Take pleasure in your food ‘Clean eating’, ‘cheat days’ and…
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What is OCD and how can you help someone with it?

We ask Stephen Buckley, Head of Information at mental health charity Mind and Vitality’s Medical Affairs Director, GP Dr Dawn Richards, to tell us some key facts and common misconceptions about OCD. OCD is the fourth most common mental disorder in many Western countries, yet it’s one of the most commonly misunderstood. “Not everyone with…
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