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DAD-OF-TWO Mike Giles has been diagnosed with incurable advanced kidney cancer but a pioneering clinical trial in London has offered hope to him and his family. The 42-year-old from Selby is chronicling his experiences in the online blog, Diary of a Fad Man.
2:13pm Monday 14th April 2014
Here's one of my favourite recipes. A recipe that I always get asked for when serving the curry at the shop. I've simplified it so you should have most of the ingredients in your cupboards or local shop.
2:08pm Monday 14th April 2014
In general terms, getting puffed out is good for you! To get the best benefits for your heart and to burn a bit of body fat you should aim to exercise hard enough to get puffed out and stay that way for at least 20 minutes, and do that four times a week.
3:12pm Monday 7th April 2014
WHILE comedian Billy Connelly put Parkinson's Disease in the spotlight when he was diagnosed last year, the charity Parkinson's UK has warned the condition still remains largely forgotten or misunderstood.
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We all associate hospitals as places where we go for treatment to get better. It is then surprising to note in recently published data from Scotland that one in 10 people die in hospital and one in 3 people die within a year of their admission to hospital.
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Spring sunshine hints at the warm summer months to come and thoughts of peeling back our layers of winter clothing. Your skin can really suffer during winter, being stifled under vests and thick jumpers or exposed to harsh cold weather and by spring it can feel dry, flaky and dull. Natural skincare products are great for cleansing and moisturising whilst eating foods that nourish your skin from within can help redress a wide variety of chronic conditions including sensitive skin, acne, eczema and psoriasis.
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Many people who have a stroke are left with a language impairment – making it hard to speak, read or write. Now researchers are investigating whether a simple electrical current can help the brain to recover, as Health Reporter Kate Liptrot discovered.
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MY husband was in a lift in an office building. As the doors opened, a woman said, quite randomly: “Aren’t birds wonderful? It doesn’t matter what happens to them, they always begin a new day singing.”
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"I remember the surgeon saying to me, “when” you get breast cancer, not “if”. There was no choice in the matter"
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I was astonished to read that 96 doctors in the UK have died while being investigated by the General Medical Council since 2004. I would suggest at least some of these were suicides, highlighting the huge stress doctors now face.
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As well as being the month for Valentine’s fun, February is also National Heart Month, with lots of fundraising activities taking place to raise awareness of the fact that cardiovascular disease is our biggest killer here in the UK, accounting for a quarter of all deaths each year.
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In my last article I looked at the components of fitness and the areas we should exercise in order to gain all round fitness. A good level of fitness helps protect us against heart disease, diabetes and obesity, besides improving our mood and helping to combat depression.
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Grandfather Martin Rafferty is preparing for a world-famous 200-mile trek across the Scottish Highlands. He tells health reporter Kate Liptrot how he stubbed out a 30-cigarettes-a-day habit to become an outward-bound adventurer.
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