As we age our carotid artery which leads from the brain to the heart gradually becomes blocked with fatty deposits of plaques in a process known as atherosclerosis. The...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term condition that usually affects the hands, feet and wrists, according to the NHS. It’s an auto-immune condition,...

Pancreatic cancer symptoms may only appear when the condition is already advanced, making the condition harder to treat. Currently, this cancer is the...

High blood pressure is the third biggest risk factor for premature death in the UK, affecting as many as one in four adults. Symptoms of the condition...

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency, and should be treated immediately, according to the NHS. A heart attack is caused by a lack of blood reaching...

Dementia affects about 850,000 people in the UK, according to the NHS. It’s the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in...

A stroke is a deadly medical emergency and requires immediate treatment, the NHS said. The condition is caused by the blood supply to the brain being...

But, you should avoid exercises that are very intense over a short period of time, including sprinting or weightlifting. “These kinds of activities...

You can slash your risk of an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, according to the NHS. Regular exercise is also crucial to maintaining a...

A study published in the journal Drug Safety examined side effects linked with individual statin brands reported to the American drug watchdog, the Food...

Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms linked to an ongoing decline in brain function, according to the NHS. The condition affects the way...

High blood pressure affects more than a quarter of all UK adults, according to the NHS. The condition puts extra strain on blood vessels and vital organs. Extremely...

Researchers found the genetic basis for depression is shared with other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, and that all humans carry some of...

Published in the journal Heart this week, the new study suggests that people eating several portions of nuts a week may have a lower risk of developing...

Arthritis is a common condition that affects people of all ages, according to the NHS. It’s caused by wearing down of the smooth cartilage that lines...

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all UK adults, according to the NHS. The condition, also known as hypertension, puts extra pressure...

Getty ImagesHigh Blood Pressure: Easy at home steps to reduce it High blood pressure has few detectable symptoms, and is one of the biggest killers...

High blood pressure symptoms could be reduced by eating more bananas The fruit is rich in potassium, which boosts circulatory health Bananas regulate...

People who regularly participate in intermittent fasting are less likely to go to have strokes or develop heart disease, new research has found. Intermittent...

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a total of $ 117 million to an American man who claims Johnson’s baby powder gave him cancer. The company...

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of UK adults, according to the NHS. Having high blood pressure, or hypertension, puts extra strain...

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, with most patients being over the age of 50, according to charity Bowel Cancer UK. Symptoms...

GETTYHormone replacement therapy may slash the risk of women developing diabetes by more than a third Oestrogen supplements boost chemicals that maintain...

Speaking exclusively to The Telegraph Mr Verhofstadt said: “Much time has been wasted over the last year, but I am more hopeful than I have ever been...

Vitamin C deficiency is known as scurvy and happens when a person does not have enough vitamin C in their diet for at least three months. The vitamin...