Health & Beauty

How clean is our water?

How clean is our water?

Is our tap water safe to drink? OK, so we don't live in a third world country where death and disease is linked to unsafe water, but is ours really any better? We know our tap water contains chlorine and fluoride, of which neither have been proven good for human consumption.

First trial in humans of "minicells": A completely new way of delivering anti-cancer drugs

Delivering anti-cancer drugs to tumours, using “minicells” derived from bacteria, has been tested for the first time in humans and found to be safe, well-tolerated and even induced stable disease in patients with advanced, incurable cancers with no treatment options remaining.

NHS Change Day

NHS Change Day

NHS Change Day is a nationwide initiative taking place on Wednesday 13th March. With only a week to go until the day itself, Leicester's Hospitals have created a short promotional film to support the initiative and inspire NHS staff across Leicestershire and Rutland.

Wonder Pill?

Wonder Pill?

You would not relish the idea of eating 6lb of tomatoes a day, however if this goodness was squeezed in a tiny easy to swallow pill it would make more sense.

A Richard III off

A Richard III off

It’s not only the historians who are celebrating the city’s famous monarch today, but the people of Leicester are in for a royal treat at the award-winning salon, Barrie Stephen Hair.  In honour of Richard III, and the announcement that his remains were found in the city, anyone booking in to the Ki

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