No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

Carnethon hopes that the new guidelines can help improve these numbers by encouraging people to be more physically active, whether by exercising for several minutes or going all-out and working up a sweat at the gym.

Coronavirus: Do I need to start taking vitamin D during lockdown?

Coronavirus: Do I need to start taking vitamin D during lockdown?

In response, Public Health England (PHE) on Thursday issued new guidance in which it encouraged the public to consider taking vitamin D supplements.So, what is vitamin D, why are people being asked to considering taking more of it, and how might it help our health during the coronavirus lockdown?

Coronavirus: Snapchat launches new lenses to encourage social distancing during pandemic

Coronavirus: Snapchat launches new lenses to encourage social distancing during pandemic

Both features – developed in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) – use augmented reality to help app users keep a safe distance away from others when in public.

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Director-General Hilary McGrady said: “Following the scenes we saw at the weekend, where visitors travelled to coast and countryside, it is really important that we do all we can to discourage travel, and ask people instead to stay local and observe social distancing as guided by the government.

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Who can give blood and how to do it in the UK

World Blood Donor Day 2019: Who can give blood and how to do it in the UK

On Friday, World Blood Donor Day is encouraging people to donate blood - an essential liquid in the healthcare system allowing medical procedures we take for granted to take place. New blood donors in England and parts of Wales can quickly register to donate online or over the phone through NHS Blood and Transplant.

NHS considers turning hospitals into wellness centers, if they can figure out how to afford it

NHS considers turning hospitals into wellness centers, if they can figure out how to afford it

The bosses of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) revealed that they plan to turn hospitals into wellness centers to encourage healthy lifestyles, as reported by the Daily Mail .

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain. Reviewing the weight gain risks that hound women during their midlife has encouraged researchers at The Mayo Clinic to give out a series of recommendations to lessen the menopausal challenges during this trying time in their lives.

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression

An international study has found a strong link between a person’s lifestyle and his risk of developing chronic mood disorders. Researchers used a five-item lifestyle score, which assessed a person’s body mass index, smoking habits, alcohol consumption, leisure time, physical activity, and diet.

Hunting for Plastic

Hunting for Plastic

An insightful and encouraging new documentary,7 "Boyan Slat Hunting for Plastic," shows how one committed young man and his organization, Ocean Cleanup, are addressing plastic pollution on a global scale.

New Ginger Study Makes Incredible Discovery

New Ginger Study Makes Incredible Discovery

The researchers concluded that the properties in ginger could (and should) encourage additional study in regard to alleviating damage from radiation and chemotherapy in cancer treatments, as well as ways it could be used to offset the chemical toxicity of some of the previously mentioned toxins, as well as industrial pollutants, alcohol, smoking and/or prescription drugs.

Study declaring no heart benefit for multivitamins ignores the intended use, critics say

Study declaring no heart benefit for multivitamins ignores the intended use, critics say

: 2 multivitamin studies show 'implausible' resultsIn the American Heart Association report, Kim took it further, saying that “I hope our study findings help decrease the hype around multivitamin and mineral supplements and encourage people to use proven methods to reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases,” but again, McKay pointed out that the supplement industry has consistently recommended a holistic approach to health that includes diet and fitness.