Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:40
Fruit and vegetables and whole-grains might be an unlikely treatment for asthma according to animal studies.
Tests on mice, published in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that a high-fibre diet could... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:03
Keeping Well This Winter is a local health campaign to make people more aware of the effects of cold weather and provide advice on staying healthy has been launched in Blaby district.
The Blaby District... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:56
Curved-sole shoes were not found to help back pain Continue reading the main story
Shoes with curved unstable soles are no better than traditional trainers for reducing lower back pain, suggests a study... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:29
Nearly 300 children aged 11 or under were admitted to A&E units across the UK last year after drinking too much, a BBC Radio 5 live investigation shows.
Revealing UK-wide data for the first time, it... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:21
On Wednesday 20th November 2013 Blaby District Sports Alliance will be hosting it's Third Sports Awards evening at Brockington College, Enderby. The awards recognise individuals and sports clubs that make... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:07
Around 800 children a day in England visit a GP because of their exposure to secondhand smoke, claims a new campaign launched by Public Health England (PHE).
The Government's campaign warning of the dangers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:19
Keeping a healthy weight during pregnancy is important for mother and child. Children born to obese and overweight mothers are more likely to die early of heart disease, a study has found.
Scottish research... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 13:01
Hospital vending machines in England contain too many high-calorie snacks, and guidelines should be introduced to make them healthier, says a cancer prevention charity.
A World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:38
Children face serious health problems in later life because they are not eating enough fruit and vegetables and are not doing enough exercise, the British Heart Foundation has warned.
Teenagers seem to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:20
Tighter controls are needed to prevent children consuming high-caffeine energy drinks, a BBC investigation has heard.
Professor Mike Lean, an expert in nutrition, said children should be banned from buying... Read More »