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too much CBD

Can you take too much CBD?

Whether you see it as the “latest” health craze, have considered taking it yourself, or, have been relying on it for some time now, you may have asked: Can someone take too much CBD? Here, we find out.
uveal tract, ophthalmology

Ophthalmology: A focus on uveitis – the inflammation of the uveal tract

Dr Gerry Morrow explains what you need to know about an aspect of ophthalmology called uveitis, defined as inflammation of the uveal tract, which comprises the iris, ciliary body and choroid.
early childhood eating habits, teenage eating disorders

Early childhood eating habits connected to teenage eating disorders

UCL researchers identified that overeating, undereating and ‘fussiness’ in early childhood eating habits can be linked to anorexia and binge-eating in adolescence, and the risk is greater for girls.
social media cyberbullying, sleep deprivation

Social media: Cyberbullying, sleep deprivation and lack of exercise

UCL led new research uncovering the status of teenage mental health in relation to social media, cyberbullying, sleep deprivation, and lack of exercise.
link with dementia, hearing loss

Hearing loss and the link with dementia

If we address hearing loss, can we really decrease our risk of developing dementia? Mark Atkinson, Chief Executive Action of Hearing Loss investigates.
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance techniques can unveil metabolic alterations preceding anatomical and functional manifestations of diseases, the Department of Experimental Cardiovascular Imaging explains here.
tuberculosis (TB) mortality, Mortality from TB

Male and female mortality from TB in rural and urban Victorian settings

Alice Reid and Richard Smith, University of Cambridge explore the links between tuberculosis (TB) mortality, occupations, rural and urban residence and migration in late Victorian Scotland.
living with diabetes

Patients feel overwhelmed by the demand of living with diabetes

New research from Diabetes UK has found that seven out of ten people feel overwhelmed by the demands of living with diabetes, which significantly affects their mental and physical health.
Cannabinoids for therapeutic

Cannabinoids for therapeutic purposes – where are we?

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group shares a perspective on the present status and potential evolution when it comes to cannabinoids for therapeutic purposes.
worsening health inequalities, north south health divide

Researchers to investigate worsening health inequalities in the UK

Researchers from the University of York will work with other experts to tackle worsening health inequalities between the North and the rest of England.
sleeping problems, CBD oil

CBD oil may alleviate sleeping problems during summer heat

CBD oil may help alleviate sleeping problems experienced as research reveals over 52% of Brits cite temperature as the main factor keeping them from getting enough sleep.
lead a healthy lifestyle

Doctors claim millennials don’t know how to lead a healthy lifestyle

Almost seven in 10 GPs and pharmacists believe millennials have no idea how to lead a healthy lifestyle or treat minor ailments such as colds and headaches.
work and migration

Mortality, work and migration: A focus tuberculosis research

Here, Alice Reid and Richard Smith, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, explore the areas of mortality, work and migration with a specific focus on tuberculosis (TB).
herniated disc

How to treat a herniated disc without surgery

Stephen Haynes, Osteopath and IDD Therapy provider, and Clinical Director of Active Therapy Clinic, highlights the causes of a herniated disc and what treatments are available, here.
early death

Patients with an ‘empathic’ GP at reduced risk of early death

Patients who have been diagnosed with diabetes are at a lower risk of early death if they have a doctor who they describe as showing empathy towards them, a new study from the University of Cambridge has found.
investment in health research

Government announces £135 million investment in health research

New government investment in health research will help tackle the biggest challenges over the next 5 years, including dementia, obesity and mental health.
air pollution on human health

The complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health

Dr. Francisco Inesta-Vaquera, Dr. Colin Henderson, Professor Jonathan Grigg and Professor C. Roland Wolf from the Universities of Dundee and London discuss the complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health.
physical and mental health, pets

How pets can improve your physical and mental health

Certain pets in your home can improve both your physical and mental health, your social skills and your body’s ability to fight off the development of allergies.
CBD oil

Beyond pain relief and mental health: The science behind CBD oil

Snoring? Dry skin? Sleeplessness? Eczema? Inflammation? Studies continue to explore the benefits of CBD oil, the cannabis plant extract.
type 2 diabetes develops

New findings show Type 2 diabetes develops differently depending on ethnicity

New research funded by Diabetes UK has reversed scientists’ previous understanding of how Type 2 diabetes develops in black African people.

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