Category Archives: Health

ADHD: A sporting ability?

ADHD is a neurological disorder which causes behavioural difficulties such as fidgeting and loss of concentration. However, for many sufferers, taking part in sport is a huge help to them.

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Leicester father vows to never give up on son

A passionate dad has promised never to stop fundraising until a cure is found for his seven-year-old son’s incredibly rare chromosome disorder.

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Paracetamol challenge: Teachers warn pupils about new craze

The paracetamol challenge has potential deadly consequences as youngsters dare each other to take more than the recommended dosage.

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Diabetes road show rolls into Loughborough

The Know Your Risk – Diabetes UK Roadshow bus is visiting Loughborough to raise awareness about the condition and offer free check ups.

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Free makeovers offered to Loughborough women suffering from cancer

Make-up artist Sue York aims to show women going through cancer treatment that they can still feel beautiful by giving out free makeovers.

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Hucknall mum takes on Great Notts Bike ride for charity

A Nottinghamshire mum, who has raised more than £14,000 for charity after her daughter was diagnosed with a severe brain tumour, will swap her running shoes for wheels to help another.

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Rise in Nottingham young adults with STDs

Nottingham hospital figures show that nearly 400 young people were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease last year, the equivalent of more than one a day.

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