Health & Beauty

6 Healthy Habits for Families

Our eating and lifestyle habits can make a significant contribution to our overall health. For this reason, it’s vital to form good habits that include exercise and a healthy diet that’s varied and natural. That being said, nutrient requirements vary from person to person. What’s more, gender,...

Plymouth residents are top 10 most at risk of ageing from sun exposure

In new research conducted by the Clarins Beauty Daily team, Plymouth residents are 6th most at risk of skin ageing from UV rays. Based on the number of sunshine hours per UK city – this area in the SouthWest sees an average of 1,732 hours (72 days) a year according to Met Office data.

Whilst SPF is essential everyday as there is still risk irrespective of the weather – residents in...

Sadness vs. Depression: What's the Difference?

Sadness is one of the basic emotions. Just like the feeling of happiness, sadness is a natural response to certain situations that we experience in our lives. One may feel light sadness after watching a sad movie or extreme sadness after losing an important person — there are different degrees of sadness, and it can last for different periods of time.

However, no matter how long...

4 Tips for Switching from Smoking to Vaping

Whether you’re doing it for health reasons, to save money or because of your family, there are lots of reasons to quit smoking. And these days, giving up smoking is easier than it used to be with more alternatives on offer that don’t have the same negative impact on your health.

E-cigarettes have become a popular choice among people who want to quit smoking as they offer an intake of...

Half a million to further fund digital innovation for Parkinson’s patients

A project to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to manage their care from home via pioneering technology has received a funding boost of nearly £500,000.

Led by University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust and the University of Plymouth, the home-based care pathway has recently benefitted from NHS Transformation’s Digital Health Partnership Award .

The unique pathway,...

4 benefits of teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is a very common practice for people that want to improve their smile. Teeth whitening is an industry that is only growing in popularity and that is for a number of reasons. Teeth whitening comes with numerous benefits and that is why so many people are opting for this when it comes to cosmetic procedures that they can go with.

1. Confidence

Having whiter...

The superstars behind South West Blood Bikes

South West Blood Bikes is a remarkable Plymouth-based service run by volunteers who use their advanced motorcycle skills in providing an out of hours service to support NHS Trusts to transport essential urgent supplies such as blood, pathology samples, medication, medical equipment and notes and occasionally donor breast milk to the NHS hospitals and hospices throughout Devon and beyond....

3 benefits of dentures

Many people in the UK and all over the world see the benefits of dentures on a day-to-day basis, so if you are considering getting dentures then knowing and understanding what these great benefits are might help you make a fully informed decision.

  • Your Smile
  • Your smile can play an incredibly significant role in how you not only see yourself but how others see you too....

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    South West Liver Unit improves care for patients with liver disease

    University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is proud to announce it has become the first of five services nationally to achieve full accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians for liver services. The Improving Quality in Liver Services (IQILS) achievement ensures services are improved for patients with liver disease.

    This means approximately two million people across the local...

    Why you Might Need a Dental Bridge?

    There are many reasons why someone might need a dental bridge, and there are also numerous reasons why someone might opt for one over going with a more invasive option involving surgery.

    Dental bridges are a way of replacing a missing tooth with an artificial false tooth. There are two main types of dental bridges, with the first one being made of two crowns that are attached to the...

    Public Health Devon warn of Lyme disease this tick season

    Wetter weather earlier in the year followed by warmer, sunnier spells this month in Devon may make pets and people more prone to ticks when walking in woodlands or long vegetation, Public Health Devon warn .

    “Ticks thrive in warmer weather and in lush vegetation,” says Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon. “And with warmer weather and people taking to the outdoors for...

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