By Vanessa Chalmers
For this year's Rare Disease Day, Healthista reports on this devastating condition
February 28 is Rare Disease Day. Healthista's Vanessa's Chalmers hears how a dodgy Chinese left one lady with a stomach paralysed and on liquid food for life
by Vanessa Chalmers
Does the sound of a clicking pen drive you into an inexplicable rage? Or does the noise someone makes when they're chewing send you into a fury? Then maybe you have misophonia. Healthista's Parisa Hashempour talks about her struggle with the condition and speaks to the experts about treatment...
Why are young, healthy, often athletes, dying suddenly because the heart has stopped? During Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) Awareness Week, Vanessa Chalmers investigates how it can be prevented… Its 7am on Monday morning and I can hear my
Talia Loeb shares her journey of being a child with a mental illness in primary school
On her third week of being caffeine-free, Healthista writer Chloe Nichols tried fruity water, novel herb teas and a site dedicated to all things caffeine
After Gerdi McKenna was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year, in February 11 of her friends got together to shave their heads in her honour
Brave breast cancer survivor Beth Whaanga from Queensland, Australia, was unfriended on Facebook by over 100 people after she uploaded a photo of herself topless to show the world what cancer had done to her body. Posting on her Facebook
A woman's chances of going through life without having children have almost doubled in the last three decades, new figures from the office of national statistics has found. Here Healthista editor Anna Magee wonders if her decision not to have children is the right one
Nic Naish, 44 lives in Worthing, West Sussex with her husband Matt, and their daughter Elka, 13. She developed breast cancer in 2009, becoming the seventh member of her family to be diagnosed with the disease. Nic tells Healthista why she is thankful to cancer and how she plans to make things different for her own daughter
When a tiny red spot appeared on the back of her upper arm, beauty writer and blogger Karen Heath didn't think much of it. But one thing was certain, she didn't like the look of it and eventually saw a doctor to have it removed. For Healthista's Summer Skin Week, Karen writes about how it was the decision that saved her life
Healthista's Editor-in-Chief Anna Magee has pickled many a close friendship in joyous rivers of Sauvignon Blanc. But her increasingly embarrassing drunken behaviour - and a Guinness-fuelled Irish jig - finally led her to call time on the wine
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