Tag Archives: Life

‘Life-changing’ operation that brings paralysed limbs back to life could banish pain of nerve damage

Hour-long ‘life-changing’ operation that brings paralysed limbs back to life could banish the pain of nerve damage An hour-long operation could be ‘life-changing’ for thousands of Britons  Procedure can banish crippling, constant pain by repairing or replacing nerves  Consultant surgeons have warned ‘too many’ patients are left paralysed or in agonising pain waiting for damaged… Read More »

‘I’d go down to bed at night and be bawling for an hour’ – Former builder on how his life changed the day his mum was diagnosed

Seán Dónal O’Shea ‘I’d go down to bed at night and be bawling for an hour’ – Former builder on how his life changed the day his mum was diagnosed Independent.ie The day Seán Dónal O’Shea’s late mother Debby was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, his life changed profoundly in more ways than one. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/id-go-down-to-bed-at-night-and-be-bawling-for-an-hour-former-builder-on-how-his-life-changed-the-day-his-mum-was-diagnosed-38055510.html… Read More »

How to manage stress in life and work

Seventy-five percent of people report they regularly feel a significant physical and psychological impact of stress on their lives. We are told stress is a normal part of life, but when does it become a problem? General practitioner Dr Jill Gamberg said acute stress is not bad for us – this is our fight or… Read More »

New brain cells made throughout life

People keep making new brain cells throughout their lives (well at least until the age of 97), according to a study on human brains. The idea has been fiercely debated, and it used to be thought we were born with all the brain cells we will ever have. The researchers at the University of Madrid… Read More »

Can exercise extend your life?

Exercise provides a remarkable variety of health benefits, which range from strengthening bones to positive effects on mood and helping to prevent chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. Research dating back to the late 1980s has consistently shown that aerobic fitness may help extend lives. Yet a few studies on athletes examining whether… Read More »