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‘Spare Tyre' May Dangerously Raise Your Blood Pressure

By : Hari | Published : Thursday September 11, 2014 | Posted in : General Health
A cold pint of beer and pack of peanuts in the pub can offer a way to bond with mates. Enjoying a snack or two is customary while watching sports; celebrating triumphs and bemoaning defeats. Nevertheless, if your bulging waistline has started to resemble a beer belly, you may soon be looking at that lager in your hand with regret.

How To Stay Healthy When Travelling

By : Nicola | Published : Saturday August 30, 2014 | Posted in : Travel Health
While some of you are dragging yourselves and the kids home for the start of term, others are just now jetting off to escape the end-of-summer blues. You’ve undoubtedly remembered to organise flights, a hotel and hopefully even a valid passport, but have you prepared everything you will need to stay healthy on holiday? If you are merely crossing the channel you shouldn’t have too much to worry about, but what if you're hopping on a long-haul flight...

Fasting and health

By : Zaman | Published : Monday June 30, 2014 | Posted in : Weight Loss
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With millions of Muslims across the world preparing themselves for the month of Ramadan, this blog will look at the impact of fasting from dusk till dawn on one’s health.


OnlineClinic welcomes Dr. Nigel Modern

By : Zaman | Published : Friday May 30, 2014 | Posted in : General Health
Small Image of Dr. Nigel OnlineClinic is pleased to announce that Dr. Nigel Modern has joined our expert medical team.

World cup and travel health - Are you prepared?

By : Zaman | Published : Wednesday April 30, 2014 | Posted in : General Health
Image of travel health With one of the world's greatest sporting events only a few weeks away, this blog will look at the possible health risks associated with travelling to Brazil and the precautions you can take to effectively manage your health.

Water fluoridation - is it time?

By : Zaman | Published : Monday March 31, 2014 | Posted in : General Health
image of a glass water With the recent calls being made by government health officials for the introduction of water fluoridation, this blog will look at the potential effects that such a move could have on our health.

Rare Disease Day

By : Zaman | Published : Friday February 28, 2014 | Posted in : General Health
With OnlineClinic’s continued drive towards providing better healthcare and developing new methods of providing treatments, this blog will take a look at the progress being made in regards to rare diseases that effects millions of suffers every year.

The Rise of Online Healthcare

By : Zaman | Published : Tuesday January 28, 2014 | Posted in : General Health
Image of woman holding tablet computer With new technological advances being made everyday, this blog will look at the evolution of online healthcare and how it is being carefully monitored to help benefit us in our everyday lives.

Are foods labelled organic healthier?

By : Charlie | Published : Thursday April 4, 2013 | Posted in : General Health
Image of a basket full of food The popularity of organic food is in large part due to the general perception that such foods are healthier, contain fresher ingredients, and thus contain fewer calories. Whether it is for health benefits, or ethical reasons, as consumers it seems our preference for organic foods shows no sign of waning.


Do we prefer going online for our health advice?

By : Charlie | Published : Friday March 22, 2013 | Posted in : General Health
Online health Our patience with our local doctors appears to be waning. It seems that the days waiting for weeks on end to find your next available appointment, or patiently queuing for hours to see your local GP may be numbered. Us Brits are taking matters into our own hands, as new research shows that Britons are more than twice as likely to seek health advice online, as opposed to a consultation with their doctor.
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If you are looking for health services near you or advice about a particular condition, the official website for the National Health Service will have the answer.

The Department of Health

The official government website for the Department of Health in the United Kingdom. You can find out more information regarding health policies and regulatory agencies here.

LabsDirect

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