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Welcome to Home Health’s Blog, where there is loads of information on  general health, the latest diagnostic test kits being released and fantastic guest posts being written by experts within the health industry.

All of the stories and information we bring to our blog we hope you will enjoy and it will be of interest to everyone.

Death from Heroin Detox

Published on 11th November 2019

It is real and it happens. Although the most recent cases of death from heroin detox happened in prisons, death from wrongly prescribed medications while undergoing heroin detox treatments has been reported. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently received reports of several cases of death from heroin detox in the community. Where […]

Blue-green algae poses danger to pets

Published on 5th September 2019

Owners urged to take care near waterways as climate crisis leads to more toxic blooms as blue-green algae poses danger to pets, check out this article from The Guardian, by clicking here. It gives details about how to protect your pet from blue-green algae poses danger to pets. Pet Health Information The internet can be […]

Why red wine could be good for your gut

Published on 5th September 2019

Red wine could be good for the gut, increasing the number of different types of bacteria that live there. However, it must be in moderation. Check out the article from the BBC by clicking here. It looks at why, in moderation red wine could be good for your gut. Health Information Here at Home Health […]

Tracking Menstrual Cycles Helps Women in Sport

Published on 4th September 2019

In July the US football team won the world cup. The BBC news website has examined their victory and feels that the victory was partly down to tracking of each player’s menstrual cycle. With tracking menstrual cycle adapting individual training loads and diets was able to help improve on field performance. Check out the article […]

Researching Health Information Online

Published on 30th August 2019

The internet can be a minefield of contradicting health information, check out this article from The Guardian, by clicking here. It gives five tips to help you research health information online. In addition it gives ideas of how to present your findings. Health Information The internet can be a scary place. However, here at Home […]

The Retirement Home for Elderly Pets

Published on 29th August 2019

For a little light Thursday relief have a look at this video from the BBC about The Retirement Home for Elderly Pets in Japan. When pets get old and need intensive care, few places will take them in. In Tokyo, a growing number of pet homes have opened to give elderly and sick pets the […]

An optimistic outlook means you live longer

Published on 28th August 2019

According to the BBC news website scientists in the US have discovered an interesting fact about ageing. Having a more optimistic outlook you live longer. Positive people were more likely to live to the age of 85 or more. The theory is that optimists may find it easier to control emotions and so be protected […]

insect based food better for pets than steak

Published on 27th August 2019

According to the BBC news website, insect based food is better for your beloved pet and fresh stake. Click here to read more. The British Veterinary Association say that there is “a really exciting future for the use of insect protein for pets.” Insect based pet food also has the added environmental benefits that come […]

The Risks of Taking Drugs

Published on 16th August 2019

The Risks of Taking Drugs. This health information page discusses the risks of taking drugs and why do young people take drugs. Why do young people take drugs? Most parents do not understand why children might want to take drugs and question themselves. They usually believe that because their child is using drugs or tried […]

Sperms Fight to Fertilise Could Help Fertility Research

Published on 16th August 2019

Sperms Fight to Fertilise Could Help Fertility Research. Fertility Tests An experiment has demonstrated just how tough it is for the average sperm to navigate the reproductive system and this may aid fertility research. Check out Dr Miriam Stoppard’s article here to read more. Whether you are try to conceive or just planning the next […]

is owning a dog good for your health

Published on 15th August 2019

Is Owning a Dog Good for Your Health. Is owning a dog good for your health? Check out this article from the Guardian Newspaper to find out, click here. A new study suggests canine-lovers could be 23% less likely to die from heart disease, or it could just be that healthier people prefer dogs. Pet […]

Urine Infection App Trailed in England

Published on 14th August 2019

Urine Infection App Trailed in England   Check out this article from the BBC news website about a new urine infection treatment app that is being trialed in England. Click here to read more. Urine Infection Health Information. Here at Home Health UK we have lots of health information pages about urine infections and other […]