Hope For Chronic Pain Osteoarthritis Sufferers?

Some hope for chronic pain sufferers Researchers from The Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre based at The University of Nottingham City Hospital have found depression and anxiety treatments may be able to help people who suffer from chronic pain. The researchers are...

New Blood Test Provides Early prediction for Arthritis

A blood test has been developed by scientists at Oxford University that can predict a person’s chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis up to 16 years before it takes hold. Detecting arthritis early provides a much better chance of effective treatment. Rheumatoid...

Can Coffee Help You Live Longer?

According to a number of reports in the press “Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day could help people live longer, new research has found” They state research has shown a link between drinking coffee regularly and a reduced risk of heart disease and...

Sugar Tax Report Published – Obesity and Diabetes Major Concerns

Public Health England (PHE) published a report this week on sugar called ‘Sugar Reduction: The Evidence For Action. It said there should be a sugar tax of between 10 – 20% and a crackdown on unhealthy foods and advertising them to children. Sugar has been linked to...

Most People In Europe Too Fat

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) most people in Europe are too fat with 59% either overweight or obese. The number of people who are overweight or obese across the region ranged from 45 to 67%. The report stated the figures were ‘alarmingly high’ and...