General Health

Episode 18: Mindfulness

In this episode we are talking to Mahurkh Khwaja on the issue of mental health and wellbeing, and discussing her new campaign Mission Mindful.

Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnoea

Justin Smith explores the role of dental professionals in improving patient’s sleep.

Cancers caused by smoking reach all time high at 160 per day

The number of cancer cases caused by smoking in the UK has reached an all time high, analysis from Cancer Research UK shows.

Sugar tax reduced adult consumption by two teaspoons a day

Daily sugar intake fell by around 5g in children and 11g in adults in the 12 months following the introduction of the UK’s ‘sugar tax’ in 2018, according to the Journal of Epidemiology & Community...

The importance of ergonomics

Kate Scheer explains how to incorporate it into everyday practice to mitigate back pain.

Evolving perceptions of masculinity and men’s health

Michael Sultan looks at the latest research into male health.

Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnoea

Justin Smith discusses the role of the dentist.

Sugar substitutes linked to increased risk of heart attack and stroke

A Cleveland Clinic study has linked Xylitol, a common zero-calorie sweetener found in sugar-free candy and toothpaste, to an increased risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack and stroke.

Ultra-processed food and cancer risk

Philip Silver looks at research into the long-term effects of diet.

Thirty-seven million children worldwide use tobacco, estimates report

The World Health Organization (WHO) and STOP, a global tobacco industry watchdog, have released the results of their analysis of global youth nicotine addiction.

Poll shows every parliamentary constituency backs phasing out tobacco

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has published a modelling analysis by YouGov, which demonstrated majority support for phasing out the sale of tobacco in every constituency in England, Scotland and...

Practice holds fundraiser for children with cancer

A Norwich dental practice has announced it plans to hold a fundraising event to support children with cancer.