MICHELLE DOCKERY dazzled on the red carpet of the newest Downton Abbey film, A New Era, last night alongside her fellow cast members. The glamorous scene mirrored one out of the popular period drama, something that Dockery has experienced before, albeit in very different circumstances. Similarly to her character Lady Mary Crawley, the actress heartbreakingly lost her fiancé John Dineen back in 2015, after battling long-term cancer.
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or exercise changes. You could lower your chances of developing deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by simply dancing around the home. Should you change your gym workout routine to prevent high blood pressure?
ALMOST 170 children have fallen ill with mysterious hepatitis, with most of them being from Britain. This deadly disease has brought growing concerns as one youngster even died and 17 were left in the need of a liver transplant as a result. Dr Nighat Arif explains what warning signs to look for.
THE FEAR of dementia looms large for many, owing mainly to the fact that the disease has no cure. Seeking medical help when the warning signs appear, however, can significantly prolong quality of life. According to a new study, three different personality traits may be predictive of cognitive decline.
FISH oil supplements are touted for their extensive health benefits, but the supplement isn't without risks. There is evidence that taken alongside blood thinners, cod liver oil could increase the risk of uncontrolled bleeding.
OMICRON and several other variants of coronavirus have been researched by scientists. Several studies have found that there are a number of key symptoms to be aware of, some of which may also crop up in the fully vaccinated.
PFIZER is the company behind one of the vaccines used to combat COVID-19. However, the company doesn't just produce drugs to treat pandemic causing viruses. It also produces drugs to treat a number of conditions. But now, the company has decided to recall one currently used for hypertension.
ONCE you battle the initial Covid infection, an equally tricky part could just be underway. From fatigue that won't budge to unsettling brain fog, many Covid symptoms can linger for far longer. Here's how to spot if you're a post-Covid long hauler.
EARLIER this year, the Government launched its War on Cancer, a decade long campaign to develop new treatments to fight a disease that rips apart thousands of families every single year. Even though the war was only announced this year, there are signs change is on the horizon.
CANCER is one of the deadliest diseases in the UK. Every year thousands of people find out the devastating news that either they or a member of their family has cancer. In order to combat cancer scientists have undertaken a huge DNA analysis of cancer.
CORONAVIRUS has been present in the UK for nearly two and a half years now. During that time its impact has been nothing short of devastating. New research shows few of those hospitalised with the condition are fully recovered.
SLEEP is an opportunity for the body to rest and recover. During this time it works away after a long day to fix and restore what has been broken or torn. However, in some cases, it can be difficult for some to fall asleep.
FOR NEARLY two years wearing a mask was a common feature of everyday lives. It was a mandatory act designed to protect others from the spread of COVID-19. With all Covid restrictions gone, so too has the requirement to wear a mask.
SCIENTISTS' understanding of mental health conditions has come on leaps and bounds in recent years. Not only do they understand how it impacts the public's psychological wellbeing, but how it also impacts their physical health too, including how it impacts their risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
FIFTH disease is a familiar illness found in children. Also known as Slapped Cheek Syndrome, it normally gets better on its own within weeks of appearing. The condition also appears in adults but can also become more serious.
HIGH blood pressure, also known as Hypertension, is a common condition in the UK. As a result, the medicinal world is well versed in how it can be raised or lowered. While some foods can help lower blood pressure, others can cause it to rise.
CANCER is one of the deadliest diseases in the UK. It can come in all forms and appear in any part of the body including the brain. Symptoms of the disease can seem innocuous at first but may signal the onset of something serious.
BODIES come in all shapes and sizes, and high emphasis is placed on the aesthetic value of each. But according to scientists, the distribution of fat across the body offers important clues about a person's health risks. Health experts warn that apple-shaped bodies, for instance, could be predisposed to cancer and diabetes.
IVF IS one of the various treatments offered to people who are having difficulty conceiving a child or are unable to have a child without medical intervention. What exactly is involved in the procedure and what can a person expect? Expert weighs in.
THE COURSE cancer takes once it has developed hinges on when it is picked up. That's why early symptom detection is so essential. According to TV's Doctor Nighat Arif, there are three symptoms of cancer that people do not readily associate with the deadly disease.
DEMENTIA can cause a number of changes, and there are a variety of signs to be aware of. Early diagnosis means its progression can be slowed down in some cases, so it is important to spot the signs early.
ATTITUDES have begun to change towards medicinal cannabis in recent years. Since its legalisation in 2018, various companies have sprung up to join the cannabis renaissance. SANA healthcare and its founder, Arjun Rajyagor, are part of the next green revival.
APART from targeting high cholesterol levels, statins can also cause some possible side effects, just like any medication. However, some patients on a statin treatment can be affected by "more severe" side effects, including liver damage, an expert warns.
RICHARD HERRING is the English comedian best known for his appearances on Taskmaster and hosting podcasts such as Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast. Yet away from comedy, the star has supported charities such as Movember, after battling testicular cancer not too long ago.
RONNIE O'Sullivan is one of the UK's greatest snooker players and most well-known sportsmen. Currently competing in the World Championship at The Crucible, the six-time champion of the event spoke of his snooker depression after triumphing over Mark Allen.
THE MHRA is the Government organisation in charge of regulating medicines and medicinal devices, making sure they are fit for purpose and safe to use. Every so often the MHRA asks the public whether they feel a new medicine should be approved. This week they have been asking doctors and women for their views on a drug used to treat an overactive bladder.
THE THREAT of cancer is looming large since the pandemic left a trail of chaos in its wake. Understanding the predisposing factors could lessen the risk for millions, however. There is evidence these may include sleep apnea, with severe cases leading to a doubled risk of the disease.
CORONAVIRUS signs can vary between people, and may last for several weeks or months after infection - this is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or "long Covid". Experts have outlined signs to be aware of.
ATTITUDES towards medicinal cannabis have begun to change in recent years. Since its legalisation in 2018, scientists and researchers in the UK have been working to see if it could be of use in treating a number of conditions, including cancer. Express.co.uk spoke to Dr Simon Erridge to get his opinion on the matter.
LONG Covid has meant that thousands of individuals are still suffering from COVID-19 symptoms, long after initially being infected. Specifically, as of February 2022, the Office for National Statistics estimated that around 1.3 million people living in private households in the UK were experiencing self-reported long Covid. However, new research by Tim Robbins et al has found that a new technique, known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy , could lead to significant improvement in long Covid symptoms.
WHILE beige creamy foods can offer a much-needed comfort, your tummy might not be that appreciative of a long-term stodgy diet. Plus, expert warns that constipation isn't the "worst" consequence you might encounter as a result. This is because straining on the loo can lead to various health problems, including a rectal prolapse.
A STROKE could result from a ruptured aneurysm - a weakened blood vessel - in the brain. If you would like to minimise the risk of this life-threatening event taking place in your life, what steps should you take?
DANIEL CRAIG played James Bond for five instalments beginning with Casino Royale back in 2006. However, in a throwback interview, the 54-year-old action star revealed that he first had reservations about taking on the role, due to the impact on his mental health.
WHILE bad breath might be the number one worry when it comes to kissing, an expert shares that the very act can in fact "prevent" bad odour. And this is not the only benefit of a snog as kissing can be "just as good" as brushing for your oral health.