Glenn McPeak, East Midlands Ambulance Service Delivery Manager and Paramedic, Matt Baggott Chief Constable of Leics Constabulary, Andy Pemberton, Lions Club district governor and Howard Robinson, from Leics Fire and Rescue Service at the launch of the Message in a Bottle scheme, at Police HQ, Enderb
Thinking of perfect pins? You’re probably imagining sleek, lean limbs – free from bumps and visible veins. Often, concerns about the appearance of our legs is what bothers us the most, with little thought to the underlying health issues associated with our veins.
Go to bed at the same time everyday. Set aside enough time to get the 7 hours of sleep. Avoid caffeine, heavy and spicy foods, and alcohol 4-6 hours before hitting the bed. Block any distracting lights and noises, computers or any other blinking devices.
University of Washington Researchers are trying to make medical discoveries, even finding a cure for HIV by a new game called Foldit. The game may be the key for biological mysteries ranging from vaccine to Alzheimer. The free program is available at http://fold.it/.
Surely your bathroom is fungus-free once you’ve wiped the mould off the tiles? Not according to a study by French scientists. They report that almost one in five rooms studied with no visible mould was in fact highly contaminated by fungus which could aggravate conditions such as asthma.
Health researchers at the University of Leeds are helping young people take the first steps towards reducing dangerous alcohol intake through an online personal analysis of their drinking behaviour.
“Encouraging people to be physically active every day has so many health benefits, from reducing the risk of developing certain diseases and becoming obese, to contributing to physical coordination, balance, strength and mental well-being.