Tag Archives: Disease

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But not all people with memory problems have Alzheimer’s. Share this infographic and help spread the word about what memory problems are normal and not.  Other causes for memory problems can include aging, medical conditions, emotional problems, mild cognitive… Read More »

Holidays ‘cut your risk of heart disease’ 

Just in time for your summer holiday! Scientists prove a vacation is GOOD for your health ‘because it cuts your risk of heart disease’ More vacation person takes a year, the lower their risk of metabolic syndrome Cluster of conditions including hypertension and high cholesterol For every holiday you take, risk of metabolic syndrome goes… Read More »

Mumps – is it the forgotten disease?

There has been a sharp increase in cases of mumps this year in England – but the viral illness which can cause swollen glands (and, more rarely, testes) has been around for a very long time. Way back in the 5th Century BC, Hippocrates is thought to be the first person to have recorded the… Read More »