Healthcare has always depended on personal data for diagnosis and treatment. Now, data lets healthcare practitioners take a proactive approach. Read more » Can data mining be a positive force for healthcare?
Men are faced with a number of unique health problems that aren’t only determined by biology. Attitudes towards health are holding men back from seeking help. Read more » Men’s Health Week: Discussing health with friends
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a serious and common cause of complications as we age. While the risk of heart problems is scary, there are ways to manage the many contributing factors and reduce the likelihood of developing CVD. Here are eight simple ways you can keep your heart healthy. Read more » 8 tips for a healthy heart
Eating well doesn’t just help you stay in shape – certain foods help actively fight disease. Find out which foods you should be including in your diet. Read more » 10 powerful foods that can help protect you against disease
If you have been scheduled for an ECG test, you probably have questions. We have all the answers for you – find out the what, why and how of ECG tests. Read more » ECG tests: Your questions answered
A peak flow meter can help people with asthma to monitor their condition more closely. Find out more about how this simple device works. Read more » What is a peak flow meter?
Healthy eating doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are seven handy tips for eating good quality, nutritious food when on a budget. Read more » 7 clever tips for eating healthy on a budget
A pulse oximeter is a small device used to measure the amount of oxygen being carried around the body. Here is a look at how it works and when it is used. Read more » What is a pulse oximeter?
Blood pressure, whether low or high, can have an impact on overall health. Find out how to understand what your blood pressure is telling you. Read more » Understanding your blood pressure
We take a look at some common myths associated with diabetes, clarifying what we currently know about the condition and what people can do to reduce their risk of developing diabetes. Read more » Diabetes Week – Dispelling the myths