Category: Body

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Turkey’s First Lady joins supermodels for pioneering Let’s Talk! conference on women’s health

A day of discussions at an international forum in Antalya, southern Turkey, aimed at breaking down taboo subjects affecting women has ended with pledges to take better co-ordinated action to galvanise ‘political and social action’. The event culminated with an awards ceremony attended by the First Lady of Turkey, Emine Erdoğan, where she also vowed […]

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Why garlic – the “natural antibiotic” – is perfect for winter

With the weather suddenly getting colder and a forecast that potentially four months of snow is heading towards the UK this winter, we are all at risk of catching a cold or flu. With its many uncomfortable symptoms, the inconvenience of having to take time off work, the disruption to our daily lives and the […]

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What is acne and how can I treat it?
 

Acne, also known as rosacea, is a skin condition that affects parts of the face. It is a common skin disorder among older children, teenagers and young adults. Symptoms Symptoms of rosacea often include one or more of the following: Frequent flushing of the face, similar to blushing. This is often the first symptom and may […]

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Your essential guide to vitamins and minerals
 

Our bodies need a variety of vitamins and minerals to work properly and stay healthy. These nutrients help turn food into fuel, fortify bones, tissues and eyesight, produce skin, and enable the body to carry out hundreds of other vital functions. Most of our nourishment comes from eating a balanced diet, but there are occasions […]

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Proud to be a Hackney quitter: Ali’s story
 

  Ali’s two-step stop smoking formula sounds deceptively simple, but he doesn’t underestimate the challenges involved: “First, you need to be really desperate to stop, that’s the main thing. And the second thing is the help from the service, which is really good. It’s very difficult, but you can do it. And the person that’s […]

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Is a shorter school lunch break in the best interests of our children?

  With the academic year having drawn to a close, schools are often looking at ways of improving academic performance and productivity in the new Autumn Term. One strategy which has become popular is the practice of shortening pupil’s lunch breaks, in order to re-structure the school day. This practice, however, has been shown to […]

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Experience the Winter Solstice in the East End with Yoga Connects

Shacklewell Lane Mosque – the UK’s first Turkish owned mosque that seeks to cater for modern Muslims – is hosting the Yoga Connects’ Winter Solstice on Monday evening. This privately-run event, rooted in Shamanic tribal beliefs, is open to people of all levels, from beginners to advanced yogis, helping to bring as many people together […]

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‘Music in Therapy’: a talk by one of Turkey’s leading authorities Prof. Levent Öztürk

With people increasingly turning to complementary and alternative medicine, one area that is being heralded for its wellbeing properties is music. Today music therapy is used to treat a wide range of ailments, from reducing pain and anxiety, to fighting dementia, and aiding stem cell transplantation. This Thursday, Prof. Levent Öztürk, author of Makamdan Şifaya […]

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Caring for infants 0-12 months
 

Parents are always looking for their child’s next smile, laugh, and coo – reassurances that all is well. It can be bewildering to see these small, fragile beings distressed and not know what is wrong with them. Yet most are due to common ailments that are easy to remedy. Constipation Stools are a good indicator […]