Missing the Signs

Researchers have cautioned that teachers are missing all hints of poor mental health among pupils by handling behavioural issues with discipline and punishment. A lack of suitable mental health training means that teachers repeatedly fail to spot psychological distress and...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Meningitis

Monthly Health Heartlands HospitalUnfortunately, there are several types of bacteria or viruses that have the potential to cause meningitis. Fortunately, there are many signals for you to look out for and once diagnosed, treatment is available. Meningitis is infection of...

Dr Phil Dyer on the health benefits of Vitamin D

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalThis month, HeartlandsHospital’s Dr Phil Dyer talks about the health benefits of vitamin D.   With the short days and long dark nights of winter, it’s easy at this time of year to dream of sunnier days...

CEO of NHS England backs charity vision for hospice care for all

A Birmingham hospice has launched an ambitious and innovative programme of service redesign to reach more individuals and their families, carers and loved ones than ever before. Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice revealed plans to deliver ‘Hospice Care for All’ at the...

Health in Ramadan

Muslims around the world are fasting over the next month during Ramadan which is one of the five pillars of Islam and occurs every year. However, this year there is some concern over Muslims going without food and drink for...

Longest Fasts Of Ramadan

Many Muslims will not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset, which this year, will last up to 19 hours in the UK. Fasting begins before sunrise with a meal known as Suhoor, and ends at sunset with a meal...

Be Clear on Cancer: Symptoms to Spot

The Asian Today had the privilege of meeting Inderjit Singh and the Be Clear on Cancer team at Bullring, Birmingham Shopping Centre on Wednesday 17th August. The roadshow, part of a new Public Health England campaign, is held to...

Tummy trouble?…Don’t ignore the warning signs!

Don’t ignore the warning signs: New campaign in the Midlands aims to drive awareness of persistent tummy troubles as possible signs of cancer In the Midlands around 55,800 people are diagnosed with cancer each year and around 26,100 die of...

Non-Surgical Solutions for Hair Loss

Kam Lavoi from The Laser Hair Growth Clinic, based within the prestigious David Lloyd gym and health club in the Great Barr area of Birmingham, answers your frequently asked questions about non-surgical solutions for hair loss.   Does LLLT (Low Level Light...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Dizziness

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalQ: I keep feeling dizzy when I stand up. What's causing it?   Dizziness can be a symptom of many different conditions. People may feel dizzy if their balance is affected, or sometimes it can be...