Be well magazine

Our Be Well magazine displays articles from across a range of health and well-being topics, including specialist expert articles interpreting latest medical advances and research from The Lancet.

Flu jab

Should you have the flu jab?

Thinking of skipping the flu jab this year? You might want to think again...

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Sitting

Sitting all day won’t kill you after all

Those of you reading this from a standing desk may want to take a seat.

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Falls in older people

Falls in older people: assessment after a fall and preventing further falls

We look at the care and support described in NICE’s quality standard for falls in older people.

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Breast Screening

Breast screening saves lives, experts reassure

Despite the drawbacks of breast screening, a new report concludes it does reduce deaths from the disease.

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Sit-stand desk

Office workers should stand for two hours per working day, health officials warn

The research, commissioned by Public Health England, comes as a growing body of evidence links prolonged periods of physical inactivity with a greater risk of serious illness and premature death.

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Dutch family cycling

What makes Dutch people the happiest in the world?

Their happy disposition might be down to their work-life balance.

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Injection

Does holding your breath during an injection make it less painful?

"Hate injections? Holding your breath can make the pain of jabs more bearable," the Mail Online reports.

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Texting

Texting may help relieve pain during minor surgery

"Need pain relief for surgery? Try a text," the Daily Mail reports.

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Elderly exercise

How long will men and women live by 2030?

According to a new study, men and women in England and Wales can expect longer average life spans by 2030.

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