Guide to Newborn Care During the Summer Season for First-Time Mums

Congratulations on your new baby! It can be a daunting prospect to suddenly be responsible for this tiny human and so it’s important to ensure you have an appropriate support network around you. Understanding how to care for your baby will also make your job a lot easier and take away some of that anxiety. Here we’re going to look at how first-time parents can care for their newborns during the summer season.

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June is Cataract Awareness Month! 7 Facts You Should Know

As the world’s leading cause of blindness, cataracts are responsible for approximately 42% of blindness. Primarily affecting those over the age of 65, cataracts can be found in people of all ages, and as part of cataract awareness month, we’re going to look at 7 facts you should know.

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Stem Cell Treatment Aids Regeneration of Heart Cells Post Heart Attack

A recent study published in The Journal of Physiology suggests that a stem cell treatment may be able to help heart cells regenerate after a heart attack.  This new stem cell treatment works by regenerating heart muscle cells.

Stem cells are the building blocks of the human body.  They are unspecialised cells that can change to become specialised cells, including skin cells, heart cells, or nerve cells.

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Effective Ways to Prevent Heartburn During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, your body is undergoing incredible changes every single day – and it’s natural to experience some side-effects as a result. One of the most common sensations that you might experience during pregnancy is heartburn – in fact, it’s estimated that 8 out of 10 women will have heartburn while carrying a child.

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6 Safety Rules to Keep in Mind when Swimming with Kids for the First Time

The number of children that drown every year is astonishingly high and so it’s more important than ever to encourage your child’s confidence in the water. Swimming for the first time can be terrifying, and not everyone takes to it so easily, leaving some children struggling to come to terms with how to swim.

Whether your child is 6 months or 6 years, here are 6 safety rules that will keep your child safe when you go swimming with them for the first time.

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Using Umbilical Cord Stem Cells to Treat Alzheimer’s & Brain Injury

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month.  It is an annual event that aims to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. This event is also used to support the caregivers who are looking after people with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Anaemia Using Haematopoietic Stem Cells

Gene therapy has been often mentioned in the media in recent years.  It is an experimental technique that treats genetic diseases by altering a person’s genes.  It either alters a disease causing gene or adds a healthy gene to replace it.  The first gene therapy was approved by the FDA in 2017 and aims to treat a rare genetic form of blindness.

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The Unconventional Guide to Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Many women start to research ways to lose their baby weight before they even deliver baby. Some women even avoid getting pregnant because of the weight gain. This is a concern among many and sometimes an emotional topic for a pregnant woman. We have created an unconventional guide to losing weight after pregnancy.

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8 Car Safety Tips for Kids During Summer You Should Know

Summer is probably one of the most favoured seasons of the year. Families have the chance to spend time together, children get a break from school, and everyone gets to enjoy the sunshine. Whilst it’s likely you’ll be keen to make the most of it, there are some important car safety tips that you need to keep in mind when traveling with kids:

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How Umbilical Cord Stem Cells are Saving the Lives of Cancer Patients

National Cancer Survivor’s Day is an annual celebration of cancer survivors held on the first Sunday in June.  It serves as a source of inspiration for people recently diagnosed with cancer and helps to raise money for cancer research.  The event also provides support to the families of cancer sufferers as well as community outreach.

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