Man is the only creature who has the ability to blush, or the need

Well, thatís Mark Twainís thoughts but we know there are many things that we find embarrassing. So to celebrate Ask Your Pharmacist Week which starts on November 9th, this monthís articles deal with some of those embarrassing problems that you might not want to talk about too loudly...especially over the counter at your local pharmacist

Campylobacter (Diarrhoea and vomiting)
An infection with campylobacter causes a gastroenteritis (commonly known as diarrhoea and vomiting).... [More]

Carbohydrates should provide around 50% of your energy requirements and are therefore a very important part of your diet.... [More]

Dietary advice on iron intake
Insufficient iron in your diet, is one of the causes of anaemia. Iron is needed to make haemoglobin, which is contained in your red blood cells. It carries the oxygen to the cells in your body where it is needed to produce energy. If you do not have enough iron, there is insufficient haemoglobin to take oxygen to the tissues of your body. Common symptoms of anaemia include tiredness, dizzy spells, shortness of breath and palpitations... [More]

Enjoy eating a healthy diet and entertaining
Thereís no better way to make new friends than to offer them food. If you can get everyone invited to throw in a few quid, (or bribe them to wash up), itís cheap and fun and you get the satisfaction of knowing that you and your pals eat well at least once in the term... [More]

Ensuring students are under no illusions when it comes to gas safety
Itís that time of year again, thousands of students across the country are moving into their new houses for the start of the new university year. However, not all digs are up to scratch and many students are more concerned about where their next pint is coming from rather than how safe their new pad is.... [More]

Healthy eating
Britain has one of the highest incidences of heart disease in Europe. This is principally due to our diet. If you want to protect your heart and reduce the risk of other illnesses, some fairly simple changes to your diet could be of significant benefit.... [More]

Meningitis - commonly asked questions
What are the symptoms to watch for, with meningitis? How common is the organism that causes meningitis? What causes some people to become very ill from this organism?... [More]

Student Fire Safety Advice
Youíre more likely to be preoccupied with new timetables and getting reacquainted with mates and the student union than worrying about domestic duties such as cleaning rotas, bills or crucially, fire safety.... [More]


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Mobile Personal Training

Getting New Glasses On A Student Budget

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Living Healthily off a Student’s Budget

Protecting your ears and avoiding hearing problems

Three reasons why a water cooler is essential to your health

Why Students Should Have Their Eyes Tested


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