'I've never done a fad diet, but I watch what I eat': Under the microscope with Jo Whiley | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 11 December 2012 The Radio 2 DJ, 47, on existing without much sleep, having a high pain threshold and why she won't be having plastic surgery 'I often eat on the go, so it's (diet) not as healthy as it should be,' said Jo Whiley ANY FAMILY AILMENTS Rheumatoid arthritis — my dad is badly affected by stiff, painful joints, and my mum and grandmother also have it.
Everyone in their 70s could get shingles jab: Vaccine will target 4.5million at risk of severe symptoms Ministers announced vaccination programme in 2010 but it has been delayed by supply problemsOnly one shingles jab is needed, unlike the flu injection which has to be given every yearVaccinations could be available by 2013 | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 27 July 2012 The government has planned a vaccination programme against shingles for everyone aged between 70 and 79 Every pensioner in their 70s could be offered a shingles vaccine on the NHS.
Women who drink five cups of coffee a day 'halve' their chance of successful IVF treatment Drinking five or more cups of coffee 'reduces clinical pregnancy rate by 50% and the live birth rate by 40%' | UPDATED: 10:18 GMT, 3 July 2012 Women who drink five or more cups of coffee a day halve their chance of successful IVF treatment, according to a study.
The dogs on death row in paradise: One English woman”s battle to take on a holiday island which cruelly kills thousands of pet dogs a year.
Ozone injection 'can ease agony of back pain'Researchers inject ozone into damaged discs37 per cent still pain-free six months later Previous studies have also highlighted the pain-zapping qualities of ozone A single injection of a gas linked with air pollution could ease back pain for millions of people, new research shows. Around two-thirds of patients who had ozone injected said it relieved the pain caused by disc problems.
Why puffy knees can be a sign of “silent” arthritis The pain was innocuous enough at first, says Melanie Hutt. ‘It started with slight swellings in my ankles and knees, and a little pain occasionally,’ recalls the 31-year-old charity fundraiser from London. ‘I mentioned it to my GP, and was told that people have all sorts of aches and pains, and it was probably nothing to worry about.’ “I was getting a lot of stiffness, especially in the morning, and it had spread to my toes, fingers and elbows,” said Melanie Hutt But as time went on, Melanie’s symptoms worsened