Health & Beauty

Doing Business in the Beauty Industry: The Basis of Success

Could you imagine modern life without beauty salons, barbershops, boutiques? I think nobody will argue that the beauty industry is one of the most perspective industries because everyone wants to keep himself in shape and look his best. Appearance is the way to success. To look well, it is enough to go to the nearest beauty salon, relax for a moment and get out of there completely new.


Claire Small



The latest in Health & Beauty

Dementia patients at the RD&E benefit from MP3 players

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:25am

Patients suffering from dementia at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital will now benefit from MP3 players filled with music from their youth, thanks to a new partnership with the Purple Angel Global Dementia campaign.

The scheme, which will initially be rolled out to patients on a selected number of wards across the acute and community hospitals, provides each ward with two MP3 players - one loaded with music for those over the age of 50 and the other for patients over the age of 70.

How to make a claim against the NHS for medical negligence

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:17am

The NHS is a beloved institution in the UK and should be celebrated. However, this does not mean the service is above criticism or legal action should it be found guilty of medical negligence. While the majority of people who use the service receive excellent care, some don’t. In order to hold the NHS to a high standard and, most importantly, to provide settlement to those who suffer from medical negligence, making claims against the service is essential. How, then, do you make a claim against the NHS, and what compensation could you be rewarded? 

There are 5 ways on how to find the most suitable mattress, experts say

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2019 - 5:47am

Many people, when choosing a mattress ask the question: "how to choose from a wide range of quality mattress, which will provide them a healthy and durable night's sleep?"

How the NHS could save millions with more effective leg ulcer treatment

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 01/01/2019 - 5:24am

For the past several years, the NHS has been embattled with budget constraints that threaten the vitality of the country’s healthcare system as a whole. A combination of an increasing patient population and a decreasing number of qualified healthcare providers has created a need to minimise costs, often in creative ways.

Fitness: Is it a sports only or a way of life?

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 12/28/2018 - 12:48pm

A healthy lifestyle has become popular, especially among the youth. We can see beautiful bodies on the Internet and in the social networks. There are lots of bloggers and celebrities who do motivate people to go to a gym and to eat healthy food. Smoking and drinking are out of fashion in modern life.

Charity launches CookABILITY cooking videos to tackle learning disability obesity

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 12/28/2018 - 12:29pm

People with learning disabilities are tackling obesity by making YouTube cooking videos as part of a pioneering new project from the disability charity United Response.

CookABILITY, which launched in Paignton, Devon, aims to encourage people with learning disabilities, Down’s syndrome and autism to cook for themselves and eat healthy food.

Research* shows disabled people are more likely to have poor diets and not exercise enough. In fact, over 80% of adults with learning disabilities fail to meet official minimum recommended levels for physical activity.

Devon pharmacists offer fast track to prescription medicine for minor illnesses without a visit to the doctor

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 12/26/2018 - 12:56am

People in Devon can get prescription medicine for a range of minor illnesses straight from a pharmacy, without the need to visit a doctor.
Under the Pharmacy First scheme, trained pharmacists in participating branches can give out medication which normally has to be prescribed by a GP for the following conditions:

• Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) for women aged 18-64
• Impetigo
• Nappy rash
• Conjunctivitis for one-year-olds

How oral health has changed throughout the decades

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 12/21/2018 - 7:12am

Oral health has a long and often brutal history, with evidence to suggest that dentistry began almost 6,500 years ago in the form of a tooth that had been filled with beeswax. Dentistry figures in many ancient societies, from the Egyptians creating the first toothpaste made from rock, mint, salt, pepper and dried iris, to the Victorian era, where tooth extractions feature in literature from the time. However, although dentistry is evident from the earliest of our civilisations, oral hygiene has an even rockier past.

Dr Ranj Champions South West Children of Courage

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:23pm

AN AWARD scheme recognising the courage of children diagnosed with cancer has launched in the South West and is supported by Strictly Come Dancing star Dr Ranj.

There are around 120 new cases of cancer in children diagnosed in the South West every year.

Got a minor illness and not sure whether to visit your GP? Try your pharmacy first!

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 11/25/2018 - 10:50pm

People in Devon are being encouraged to try their pharmacy first if they pick up a cough or cold and aren’t sure whether to visit their doctor.

GP practices and hospital emergency departments are often under even more pressure at this time of year and pharmacies can provide a fast route to medication for minor ailments like aches and pains, sore throat, coughs, colds, flu-like symptoms, runny noses, earache and skin rashes.