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Latest Posts

Guest blogger

19 Oct

Cold Thermogenesis Uncovered: The Science Behind Cold Showers and Ice Baths

In the quest for optimal health and well-being, unconventional approaches are gaining popularity. Among them, Cold Thermogenesis stands out in the wellness community.

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Guest blogger

12 Oct

The Imperative of Protein Standards in Pharma and Biotech Industries

In the intricately woven tapestry of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, each thread represents a commitment to unwavering quality, safety, and innovation. These industries operate at the intersection of science and human health, exploring the realms of possibility to develop …

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Guest blogger

27 Jul

How to prevent burnout

Work-related burnouts are real - the pressure to perform is sometimes all too much. Discover more here.

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Annemarie Aburrow

14 Jul

Perfect portion sizes

If you’re trying to be healthy, lose weight or are wanting to maintain your weight, portion sizes are something you’ve no doubt considered. But what is a healthy portion size? And how many portions of each food group should I …

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Annemarie Aburrow

10 Jul

How to boost good gut bacteria

Bacteria and other microbes (including fungi and viruses) are often thought of as sources of disease, but in fact many play an essential role in keeping you healthy. Your body contains trillions of microbes, most of which are beneficial. The densest …

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Annemarie Aburrow

20 Jun

Are smoothies healthy?

Smoothies and fruit juices are often seen a healthy alternative to eating fruit, especially for children who won’t eat fruit, as a ‘healthy option’ when going out for a drink or as an addition to a lunchbox. But are they …

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Annemarie Aburrow

20 Jun

8 month baby feeding schedule

My little one is 8 months and 6 days old – where has the time gone?! He is a happy and thriving baby. In the last month, his physical development has been going at the speed of knots. He’s gone …

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Annemarie Aburrow

15 Jun

Sports nutrition: tips to get you started

If you’re a relative beginner in your chosen sport, you may not have really thought about the impact nutrition can have. From reducing muscle ache and general fatigue, to helping you to recover quicker after exercise, good nutrition has a …

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Guest blogger

6 Jun

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting 5 Simple Steps

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting 5 Simple Steps

If you’re looking for an easier way to get slim without a strict diet, this article is just the thing for you! Here we present five simple steps that help you achieve your weight-loss goals, alleviate excessive stress, and encourage …

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Guest blogger

5 Jun

Fertility Tourism: Why Are More People Going Abroad For Fertility Treatment?

Fertility Tourism: Why Are More People Going Abroad For Fertility Treatment?

When struggling with fertility, many aspiring parents will seek help. From assisted conception such as IVF to medicines and surgical procedures, there are a number of alternative ways to attempt conception. In recent years, we have seen a rise in …

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Guest blogger

2 Jun

How You Can Be at the Peak of Mental and Physical Health and Wellness

How You Can Be at the Peak of Mental and Physical Health and Wellness

In today’s society, a lot of emphasis is placed on how individuals can empower themselves – and while this is all well and good and can really impact our daily life, we must first be at the top of our …

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Guest blogger

1 Jun

11 Reasons to Pursue a Master’s Degree in Public Health

11 Reasons to Pursue a Master's Degree in Public Health

In recent years, the importance of public health has skyrocketed, given the global challenges posed by the pandemic, climate change, and population growth. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics projects that employment in public health will increase by 5 to …

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Guest blogger

3 May

5 Simple Tips For Nurses To Maintain Their Overall Mental Wellness

Nursing is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding professions, but it can also be challenging. Undoubtedly, nurses are the unsung heroes of the healthcare system. As a nurse, you’re constantly juggling the needs of your patients, colleagues, and personal life. …

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talkhealth

3 May

What’s been happening over on talkhealth?

myms support programme

This month, we were excited to host two webinars, with two brand new talkhealth experts.  Firstly, Dr Pilippa Kaye – who you might have seen on your TV screens – shared all her expertise when it comes to the menopause in …

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Guest blogger

26 Apr

Why is Your Mental Health Vital to Recovering from Injury?

Suffering an injury is never a fun experience. Injuries can be derailing experiences, taking us off-course and into a new stage of life where many things are put on hold. This can be debilitating in more ways than one – …

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Guest blogger

24 Apr

6 Valuable Tips for Choosing a Family Dentist

6 Valuable Tips for Choosing a Family Dentist

With multiple factors to consider, finding a dentist who suits your family can be challenging. It is important you select someone who can provide exceptional service and acts for your loved ones’ best interests. Here are six valuable tips to …

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Guest blogger

5 Apr

Simple Tips to Help Combat Your Social Anxiety

simple tips to help social anxiety

Social anxiety is much more common than you may think. While there has been a sweeping campaign to begin to normalize mental health issues like depression and anxiety, there are still many that suffer from social anxiety in solitary silence. …

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Guest blogger

3 Apr

Four Myths Around Drug Rehab Debunked

Four Myths Around Drug Rehab Debunked

The ongoing opioid crisis in the USA, as well as the rest of the world, is causing a huge amount of damage to society and it’s costing thousands of people their lives. Yet, still, not enough people are getting treatment …

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Guest blogger

31 Mar

How does reading affect your eyes?

How does reading affect your eyes?

Reading is one of the greatest pleasures in life. Settling down with a good book and a warm drink after a long day is wonderful. But in order to read, you need to look after your eyes. Here are some …

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Guest blogger

30 Mar

How technology helps the treatment of brain injuries

The brain is one of the most dangerous places that can get injured. This can lead to life-altering effects and in some cases, death. Data collected in 2020 revealed that someone is admitted to a hospital with a brain injury …

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Guest blogger

29 Mar

Medical Negligence in Later Life – What to Look Out For

Later life is often treated as an epilogue, when it is anything but. The vast majority of us reach the prime of our life in our later years, whether taking to a skill or hobby or finding new raisons d’etre. …

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Guest blogger

21 Mar

The Growing Demand For Mental Health Workers

Mental health has become an increasingly important issue in modern society. With the prevalence of mental health conditions on the rise, there is a growing demand for mental health workers who can provide support and treatment to those who need …

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Guest blogger

13 Mar

How Can Hospitals Reduce Food Waste?

Hospitals are one of the largest sources of food waste in the United States. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, roughly one third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted. Hospitals …

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Guest blogger

17 Feb

Helpful Home Care Tips for Senior Family Members

Although most family members people consider retirement homes or assisted living facilities practical options for senior family members, many still opt to provide care for their older loved ones at home. For them, taking care of those who have nurtured …

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Guest blogger

15 Feb

Redefining Herpes: Why We Must Move Beyond the Stigma

Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that herpes affects nearly 4 billion people globally. That’s almost half the world’s population, and yet, the virus is still stigmatized, so much so that people who have the virus often feel isolated …

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