General Health

Defence organisation achieves menopause friendly accreditation

Dental Protection – the world’s leading not-for-profit, member-owned dental defence organisation – is proud to achieve the industry-recognised Menopause Friendly Accreditation. 

Yoga as a tool for better health

Maria Papavargos explains the benefits of yoga for emotional and physical wellbeing.

Frontline dental staff to receive free emotional wellbeing support

More than 10,400 frontline staff in medical and dental surgeries are to get access to free emotional wellbeing support. The UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has taken the step of extending...

Health organisations urge the government to release baby food guidelines

Action on Sugar, the expert group based at Queen Mary University of London, along with 16 NGOs (non-governmental organisations), are calling for the health secretary, Steve Barclay, to release the...

Proper chewing may improve blood sugar levels for diabetes patients

The ability to masticate properly may improve blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes, study suggests.

Mental health support groups for dentists

For the first time, Doctors in Distress will be focusing its expertise on supporting the acute need of all healthcare professionals working in dentistry.

Practise what we preach

Maria Papavergos discusses the importance of prioritising your health and wellbeing.

Overcoming addiction

A look at the impact gambling can have on people’s lives and what options are available for anyone struggling.

TMD and nutrition - The role of diet  

Karen Harnott considers the challenges of managing symptoms and maintaining good health.

Nutrition research hub launched

A new £1.6 million innovation hub led by the University of Southampton has been tasked with transforming the nutritional quality of food and drink sold in the UK. It will bring together leading...

Chronic joint pain and gum disease linked, suggests new research

Vicky Yao, a computational biologist at Rice University, discovered the link when she found traces of bacteria associated with periodontal disease in samples collected from rheumatoid...

Dentists in the frontline to check for heart conditions

Dentists and students at Newcastle Dental Hospital will soon be monitoring their patients to see if they have an often-undiagnosed heart condition - as well as tending to their teeth.