Allergies and How to Combat Them

44% of adults in the UK suffer from at least one allergy, and the number is constantly growing. But what are allergies, what causes them, and what can you do to help alleviate your symptoms? What are allergies? Allergies are a common and often frustrating condition experienced by millions of people around the world. An […]

What is Cancer?

One in two people in the UK will develop cancer in their lifetime. But what is Cancer, and how can it affect your body? Can it be detected and identified to help improve your health and save lives? Cancer is a complex and often life-threatening disease that arises when cells in the body begin to […]

Cholesterol Blood Test: What is it and why should you have one?

Cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is the leading cause of death and disability in the UK, killing about 160,000 people each year, and high cholesterol a significant risk factor for it. According to NICE, high cholesterol affects up to 60% of all adults and leads to over 7% of all deaths in England each year. […]

Pregnancy Blood Tests: What is Beta HCG and why take a blood test?

If you think you may be pregnant, the most common way to tell is with a urine test kit completed at home. But did you know that you can also check your blood to see if you are pregnant, and that a blood test is a more effective, reliable and earlier test? What is a […]