I’m a Celeb…Give Me More Hair!

hair transplantA growing number of celebrity men are forking out thousands to restore their thinning thatch it seems, with recent reports of more famous faces to have paid huge sums of money to cover their hair loss.

Homes Under the Hammer presenter Martin Roberts and recent participant of I’m a Celebrity, has joined the increasing list of men to pay for such a procedure. The 53 year-old television presenter has followed the likes of model Calum Best and ex-footballer Didi Hamann by visiting Dr Asim Shahmalak’s Crown Clinic in Manchester.

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It’s Never Too Late to Stop Smoking! Find Out Why…

stopping smokingFor those in retirement age or approaching such a stage in their life and think “what’s the point of stopping smoking now?”, it is actually never too late to give up and enjoy a boost in health, cutting the chance of dying from smoking-related disease.

A study carried out by U.S. researchers found that smokers over the age of 70 are three times more likely to die compared to people who have never previously smoked. Interestingly, when they looked at people in this age group that had quit in the sixties, only 27.9% had died, compared to a third that had never quit.

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The Health of Your Gums May Effect Male Impotence Risk

mouthMany health experts have long associated erectile dysfunction and gum disease, with the former apparently being more commonly found in men suffering with the latter, and new research into existing studies has backed this up.

The authors’ state that chronic bacterial infection of the gums, or periodontitis, is common and a major cause of tooth loss seen in adults.

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6 Tips on How to Survive the Office Christmas Party

office christmas partyDecember is now merely days away and many of you will be gearing up for your work’s Christmas party…Whether this may be a last minute attempt at losing weight to squeeze into that new outfit or maybe stopping drinking until the day of the big party, the anticipation will undoubtedly be high.

For some however, the annual office party can be a source of huge worry and anxiety. In theory, the Christmas party is a chance to let your hair down, chat to those you haven’t said much to all year long, and enjoy food and drink – all at the employer’s expense.

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Why ‘Diet’ Fizzy Drinks Could Add Inches to Your Waistline

obesityDrinking diet fizzy drinks but struggling to lose weight? You might not be alone. New research suggests that low-calorie ‘sugar free’ versions of soft drinks might actually prove to be a hindrance for those looking to shed some excess weight.

However, a sweetener used in these types of drinks (aspartame) may be the main culprit in people’s struggle in shedding the pounds. This is according to research by Massachusetts General Hospital, which suggests the sweetener is interfering with the body’s metabolism.

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