Toxic shock syndrome could cause heart failure Bacteria spread toxins in the bloodstream Commonly linked to using tampons for too long A cut or scratch...

Brain, spine and nerve conditions are collectively known as neurological disorders, and commonly include Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and multiple sclerosis. However,...

Almost one in seven people visited their GP over the past year for norovirus, according to a survey by trade association PAGB. That’s despite the NHS...

Yeast infections – also known as candidiasis – are a common female condition. They happen when the balance of bacteria and yeast that naturally...

Katie Price with her family [Katie Price/Instagram] And it seems the Loose Women panellist is doing all she can to try and help her beautiful mother...

Oolong tea could be used to treat a number of health conditions, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It’s rich in antioxidants, and contains...

Diabetes affects one in 16 people in the UK, but your chances of suffering could be slashed by up to a third if you consume a number of surprising foods,...

Cancer is the second leading cause of death around the world, with around 14 million new cases diagnosed each year. But cancer caught at an early stage...

Anal cancer is a rare type of cancer, that affects the very end of the large bowel. Fewer than 1,200 people are diagnosed a year, according to the NHS,...

Lavender aromatherapy was a cheap and simple way to reduce the symptoms of anxiety, researchers have claimed. Symptoms of anxiety include feeling restless,...

Consuming items like blueberries and ginger helps to manage the debilitating disease. A definitive list of superfoods has been compiled for sufferers...

Snacking late at night could cause fat levels to spike in our blood, scientists from Mexico City. A study in rats found eating at the beginning of their...

The incurable condition, of which Alzheimer’s is the most common, has now overtaken heart disease as the most deadly illness in the UK. Dementia was...

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men in the UK, with 40,000 new prostate cancer cases diagnosed every year. Rates are on the rise...

Raynaud’s is caused by blood flow becoming blocked when in cold temperatures, or when anxious or stressed. The affected body parts can change colour...

Skin health could be improved by doing light exercise, get an extra couple of hours sleep a night, and by avoiding low fat diets, said skin expert Abigail...

Coronary heart disease is where a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries, and prevents oxygen-rich blood getting to the...

Lactose is the naturally-occurring sugar found in milk and other dairy products. It’s broken down by an enzyme, called lactase, in order to be properly...

Psoriasis affects 1.8 million people in the UK, according to the Psoriasis Association. Symptoms include skin that is red, raised and inflamed, and areas...

Eczema is a common skin condition characterised by itchy, red and swollen skin. It affects one in 12 adults and one in five children in the UK –...

If you suffer from back pain, and also have numbness or tingling around your genitals or buttocks, you should contact your GP immediately, according...

The injection is one of the best current ways to fight arthritis, according to Pro-Health Clinic director Oliver Eaton. The treatment, which uses ozone...

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel, and is sometimes called colon or colorectal cancer depending on where it starts. It...

UNREST/ GETTY Chronic fatigue syndrome: Unrest explores a very misunderstood condition Chronic fatigue syndrome – or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis,...

Diabetes affects four million people in the UK, and there are many who are undiagnosed. Sufferers are at an increased risk of heart disease and stroke,...