Tag Archives: Prevent

Demonisation of smoking and drinking in pregnancy can prevent cessation

The demonisation of women who smoke or drink during pregnancy can lead to them smoking or drinking in secret rather than seeking the support they need to stop, finds a new study by Cardiff University. Participants interviewed for the study reported negative reactions directed towards them when they smoked or drank small amounts of alcohol… Read More »

High blood pressure – the 2p a day supplements to prevent deadly hypertension symptoms

High blood pressure is a deadly condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Diagnosing the condition early is crucial, as it raises the risk of some deadly complications, including heart attacks… Read More »

9 foods that could help prevent cancer

A new study shows that obesity related cancers have risen – even in millennials. Our diets may have the potential to help prevent cancer, along with a healthy lifestyle. Healthista’s Nutrition Director, Rick Hay, explains the foods associated with cancer prevention A study by the American Cancer Society today published findings in The Lancet Public Health… Read More »