Health news

Experts ‘disturbed’ over toxic discovery in popular make-up products

"Forever" chemicals similar to Teflon may be present in your make-up - even if they aren't listed on the label.

Health news

How a funnel web spider could save your life

A potentially life-saving treatment for heart attack victims has been discovered from a very unlikely source - the venom of one of the world's deadliest spiders.

Your Health

Which headaches you need to worry about

Neurologists tell Lisa Salmon about the warning signs that mean your headache could have a serious underlying cause.


This is how often you should replace your toothbrush

How long a toothbrush lasts and when you should replace it.


Surprising reasons behind gas and bloating

Excessive amounts of gas can be triggered by habits, food, and some health conditions.


How to talk to someone who doesn’t want a COVID vaccine

Do you have a friend or family member refusing to get a COVID vaccine? Here's how to talk to them about it.


Motor neurone disease: Signs and symptoms to look out for

What does motor neurone disease do to the body and what are the early warning signs?


This is how often you should replace your underwear

Do you hold onto underwear for years and years? Experts say it might be time for a clear-out.


Causes, symptoms and treatments for microscopic colitis

Microscopic colitis can cause debilitating diarrhoea - but with the right tests it's very treatable.

Brain health

Brain tumour: Symptoms and signs

A specialist outlines seven possible symptoms that may be linked to brain tumours.


Why your feet swell and what you can do about it

There are a wide number of causes for swollen or puffy feet, some more serious than others. It's important to know when to call the doctor.


How to look after your health through the decades

A healthy lifestyle is always important - but do your needs change at different ages? Liz Connor talks to some experts.

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