rich emollient used in the management of eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.

Monthly Archives: January 2010

Dr Chris Steele Has Coeliac Disease


Dr Chris Steele MBE announced today, 18th January 2010, on ITV’s This Morning where he is the show’s resident doctor, that he has been diagnosed coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by intolerance to gluten. Damage is … Continue reading


Is Stress Making You Fat?


A study reported in the Mail Online suggests that stress can actually make you fat! Various studies have concluded that stress is linked to a range of health conditions such as high blood pressure and heart disease, and only last … Continue reading


Free TalkEczema Welcome Pack full of Samples and Information Leaflets


We are pleased to announe that during January and February we will be sending out free Welcome Packs containing product samples and information leaflets suitable for people living with eczema. In order to receive your free Welcome Pack, simply visit … Continue reading


It Seems Healthy Lunches are a Rarity!


According to a recent study reported in the BBC News Health web site, only 1% of primary school children’s packed lunches meet the nutritional standards set for school meals in England. For more about this study follow this link +434   


Scientists Crack Peanut Code in Children


Clinicians and scientists at UHSM (University Hospital South Manchester), the University of Manchester, and Phadia AB in Uppsala, Sweden have developed a new and significantly more accurate blood test for peanut allergy, which predicts whether an allergic reaction to peanuts … Continue reading


MPs Call for a Clamp Down on Alcohol Consumption


According to BBC Health, a report by MPs has called for an overhaul of government policy to curb excessive drinking. The report says that a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol could save over 3,000 lives a year. … Continue reading


9 out of 10 People Ignorant of Waist-Fat Risk


According to BBC Health a staggering 9 out of 10 people are not aware of the risks of carrying extra fat around their waistline. A survey of 12,000 Europeans found that most had absolutely no idea that a thick waist was a … Continue reading


Exercise Can Fight Ageing


According to a new article on the BBC Health Web Site, long-term physical activity has an anti-ageing effect, a German study suggests. Read more about the story here – +409