Coeliac Disease

  Some people are sensitive to a protein in cereals called gluten. When eaten, gluten causes changes in the lining of the upper part of the intestine which impairs its ability to absorb nutrients from food. The condition is therefore sometimes called gluten sensitive enteropathy (intestinal damage). For many years the condition has been recognised in children and called coeliac disease,...

Preventing Osteoporosis: 4 Crucial Questions You Need to Ask

  Did you know that more than 50 percent of people aged 50 and over are affected by osteoporosis? That's a substantial risk rate. While osteoporosis is often thought of as an older person's disease, it can strike at any age. Are your bones as strong as they could be? Read on and find out if there are more steps...