Ice Baths: 5 Proven Health Benefits

Ice baths help improve your sleep and boosts immune health. (Image via Pexels / Andrea Piacquadio)

Before ice baths were the hottest health trend, they were a proven alternative to more conventional methods of treating inflammation and pain. Research has shown that taking an ice bath immediately after a workout can speed up recovery in athletes, increase mobility in seniors, and also improve insulin sensitivity in diabetics. If you’re willing to … Read more

How can 15 minutes of exercise have great benefits?

Can 15 minutes of workout change your health for the better? (Image via unsplash/ Jonathan Borba)

The best training plan is short. In fact, 15 minutes of exercise can have a tremendous effect on your health and well-being. You can easily do it whenever you have time and even in a small area. If you have to work eight hours and still want to stay fit, this is the best way … Read more

How to protect yourself against flu and covid “twindemic”

How to protect yourself against flu and covid "twindemic"

When and how can I book my Covid boosters? The National Booking Service went live on September 7th and can be accessed here. As with previous campaigns, those most at risk will be called first, with those eligible to book online or via 119 as long as three months have passed since their last dose. … Read more

The secret supplement that can fix brain fog

The secret supplement that can fix brain fog

If you’re battling brain fog, having trouble concentrating at work, or just feeling totally drained, you’re probably reaching for a caffeine shot or a sugary snack. But before you do, consider this: it might be time to reach for a lesser-known, healthier pick-me-up. Vitamin B12 is an often-overlooked vitamin that’s essential for keeping our brains … Read more

Health and fitness benefits of flexibility training

Flexibility training is beneficial for overall performance (Image via pexels/cottonbro)

Flexibility training is crucial as it helps improve movement performance while reducing the risk of injury. The ability to move effectively depends on strength and coordination, and flexibility can help in some cases. Many physical benefits can be achieved by stretching your body to become more supple and flexible. This type of exercise allows for … Read more

The breakthrough year for prostate cancer

The breakthrough year for prostate cancer

As CEO of Prostate Cancer Research, Oliver Kemp has spent the last five years supporting new therapies for advanced prostate cancer. For a long time, little was offered to patients whose tumors have metastasized and spread from the prostate to the bones and other organs, but 2022 has already seen a number of signs of … Read more

It’s time the NHS regained the lost art of recovery

It's time the NHS regained the lost art of recovery

In his new book, Recovery: The Lost Art of Convalescence, Edinburgh GP and writer Gavin Francis recalls local hospitals, sanatoriums and asylums, where patients were once admitted for rest and recovery, that are now closed or being redeveloped for other uses became. When I was a medical student at a teaching hospital in London, patients … Read more