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Incontinence Pads – What you should know

Incontinence is treatable.  It is therefore essential that assessment of incontinence is sought before you consider using pads as a permanent way to manage your bladder problem. Read the full article here.

Good News for Chili Lovers

Researchers found that capsaicin - the ingredient that gives chili peppers their heat - activated a pain receptor in mice that reduced tumour  development in their gut. In their study, the team fed capsaicin to mice that were genetically…

Carbs turned into colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A study published by Cell Press in the journal Cell shows that gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates in the diet, causing…

CQC Publishes Fourth State of Care Report

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published expert analysis on the way people experience health and adult social care in England. Findings from more than 35,000 inspections underpin its fourth annual State of Care report, which…