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.

Purposeful life

Is this the key to a longer life?

Scientists have discovered one way to add years to your life – and it doesn't matter how old you are when you start doing it!

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Sleep

Why do we ignore the need for sleep?

"We are the supremely arrogant species; we feel we can abandon four billion years of evolution..."

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Aging

Could young blood 'slow' ageing?

“Vampire treatment with young blood reverses ageing process,” The Independent reports.

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Elderly care

Number of elderly to “outstrip” number of family carers

A think-tank has warned that the number of older people needing care will “outstrip” the number of family members able to give it by 2017.

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BP check

Doctors really do raise your blood pressure, study finds

Next time you’re due a blood pressure (BP) check, you may want to ask a nurse to do it rather than your GP...

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E-cigarettes

New study relights debate over e-cigarettes

A new study has reignited the e-cigarette debate, raising questions about whether they actually are an effective aid in smoking cessation.

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Tap water

Adding fluoride to water does prevent tooth decay

“Consider mass fluoridation of water, says health body," BBC News reports.

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Childhood vaccination

Meningitis jab to be introduced to UK

Experts are backing plans to roll out a vaccine that protects against meningitis B across the UK.

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Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy Q&A with consultant gynaecologist

A look at last Tuesdays hysterectomy Q&A session with consultant gynaecologist Mr J Griffiths.

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