Please yourself in the bedroom, take sick days and say no to your kids

I’d ALWAYS thought putting yourself first was selfish. And friends who did so were self-centred. I was wrong. Head of Zeus Caroline’s book is out now Being selfish is defined as ‘lacking consideration for other people; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.’ But words and phrases which mean the same as ‘selfish’ …

What is a PSA test, can it detect prostate cancer and what’s a normal PSA level by age?

PROSTATE cancer is the third biggest cancer killer in the UK, and going for a PSA test can detect if a person is at risk of getting the disease early. Still, so little men know what it is. Here’s the lowdown… Getty – Contributor A PSA is a blood test to test the amount of prostate …

Your brain works better at different times of the year

EVER thought your brain works better at different times of the year? Well, you weren’t wrong. Our brains do work better at different times of the year and autumn is when it’s in it’s prime, according to new research. Getty – Contributor New research suggests our brains work better in autumn and summer than they …

Who is Galia Grainger? ‘Slim Reaper’ weight loss and diet guru and star of The Extreme Diet Hotel

A NEW programme on Channel 4 is tracking the weight loss journeys of ordinary members of the public. The woman in charge is “detox diva” Galia Grainger aka The Slim Reaper – known for the cutthroat style and incredible results. Alamy Galia once ballooned to a size 18 when she was younger Who is Galia …

From regular sex to hearing tests and tea, here’s seven ways you can cut your risk of getting Alzheimer’s

WITH the news that good sleep, regular exercise and a little tipple can help keep Alzheimer’s at bay, Michele O’Connor explores other surprising ways you could reduce your risk of the disease. Check your blood pressure. Even slight hypertension in middle age doubles the risk of dementia, say scientists at University College London. Getty – Contributor …

BBC podcast that ‘talks about cancer like it’s Eastenders’ to show you CAN live with disease is back for second series -starring The Sun’s Deborah James

A PODCAST that lays bare the reality of living with cancer is back – starring The Sun’s columnist Deborah James. The 36-year-old, who was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer last year, presents You, Me And The Big C alongside fellow patients Rachael Bland and Lauren Mahon. BBC The Sun’s Deborah James, right, and co-hosts …

What is tongue splitting, is it legal in the UK and what are the risks?

WHETHER you like the look or not, tongue splitting is one of the most popular forms of body modification. Here’s everything you need to know about those lizard-like tongues and the risk the procedure poses… Getty – Contributor Tongue splitting results in a lizard-like effect What is tongue splitting? One of the more drastic forms …

Can you breastfeed after a boob job, is it safe and how does surgery affect milk supply?

WHETHER you’re thinking about getting a boob job or have already had one, the ability to still breastfeed your child is something that weighs heavily on a lot of women’s minds. Here’s everything you need to know about breastfeeding once you’ve had a boob job… Getty – Contributor While getting implants doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll …

Little girl suffers ‘worst case of chickenpox’ but mum is turned away from A&E for being ‘over the top’

A MUM has revealed horrifying pictures of her little girl covered with the “worst chickenpox” her doctor had ever seen – but she was turned away from A&E twice. Little Evie-Beth Taylor was just five when she developed chickenpox so bad her parents were told it might be a rare genetic disease. Kennedy News and …