Antibiotic Resistance Continues to Grow

Antibiotic Resistance Continues to Grow

There’s good reason why patients often leave empty handed when they see their GP hoping for a prescription for antibiotics; used irresponsibly antibiotics are contributing to the growth of resistant infections, which are showing no signs of abating. It has never been...
Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk

Eating Chocolate May Reduce Stroke Risk

While a bar of chocolate might be considered as a guilty pleasure by many of us, perhaps we don’t need to feel quite so bad about our weakness for this sweet treat. Research published recently in the journal Neurology indicated that men who consume a moderate amount...
Heart Disease FAQ

Heart Disease FAQ

Whilst heart disease is not the most common disease among older adults, it is the leading cause of death in developed countries. As we age, our artery walls thicken and become less elastic. The can cause damage, which leads to a build-up of plaques on the inside of...