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Ask the Expert: Melasma

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Written by Dr Justine Kluk for Doctify

What is melasma?

Melasma is a common disorder of facial pigmentation. It typically appears for the first time between the ages of 20 and 40 and is more likely

Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Most of us will have someone in our lives, an elderly parent or grandparent who is becoming slightly more forgetful; they could be suffering from dementia. Dementia describes a set

How we can help with antibiotic resistance

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Ever heard about superbugs or antibiotic resistance in the news? Do you know what it means?

Antibiotics are normally taken to fight the bacteria that might be causing an infection

What are the health benefits of green tea?

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Health benefits of green tea
Green tea has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years to treat a wide range of health conditions including cardiovascular and mental

  • September health update

September Health News

This month’s news features an exclusive on the Zika virus. There’s also some exciting news about virtual reality and a heads up before you stock up on vitamin D.

Vitamin D and asthma

News that taking vitamin

E-Cigarettes: good or bad?

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Written by Mindy Gurminder for Doctify

E-cigarettes have been a topic of debate over recent years and a new government study has found that nearly half the population (44.8%) don’t realise that they are

The most common heart rhythm disorder in the world

Atrial Fibrillation, or AF for short, is the commonest heart rhythm disorder in the world and estimated to affect 1-2 million people in the UK. As people age, and when other conditions such as high blood

The end of week Warrior

End of week warriors hit Friday full of energy, focus and concentration. They feast on 5 key superfoods:

1. Chia seeds

Aztec warriors and runners are believed to have sustained themselves for an entire day on just

Fitness bands: Do they really increase weight loss?

New study published in the medical journal Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, found that over the course of a year people who wore the devices demonstrated no health improvements.

Obesity and weight loss is a common topic

STI in the UK

In a recent Eastenders episode, one of the characters, Whitney finds out she has chlamydia which was contracted from as a result of her boyfriend’s infidelity (more on Chlamydia). This can be very dangerous as