Stand Up paddleboard sales surge

Stand up Paddleboaring through the heart of Richmond after getting a brief lesson on how to get on, stand up and paddle before setting off along the historic Thames river, paddling under one of the London’s oldest bridges, around small islands and alongside local wildlife. The paddling was easy as the boards were stable, experience…

Fix your Bike website crashes in England

The website offering £50 bike repair vouchers in England crashed after the government scheme launched on Tuesday. Fix Your Bike vouchers worth £50, 000 were due to be made available online at 23:45 BST on a first-come, first-served basis. The site was back up before 04:00 BST but later paused and by 09:00 BST vouchers…

Gym reopens in Northern Ireland

In England, indoor gyms, leisure facilities, and beauty services including nail bars, tattooists will be able to open from 25 July and no date has yet been set in Scotland or Wales. Travellers arriving in the UK from more than 70 countries and British overseas territories no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks. The…

UK’s accelerated shutdown to stem spread of coronavirus

Social Shutdown pubs, Restaurants,  Cinemas, Theatres, Gyms, Spa ordered to close Mr. Johnson urged the public to stay at home as far as possible and think very carefully before visiting relatives on Mothering Sunday tomorrow .and said “bit by bit, day by day, your actions, your restraint, and your sacrifice, we are putting his country…

GPs can now prescribe cannabis on the NHS

Two cannabis-based medicines have been recommended for use on the NHS for the first time. Epidyolex has been approved for two rare types of epilepsy, Lennox Gastaut and Dravet syndromes  while Sativex has been recommended for muscle spasms in multiple scierosis. The drug will not be used to treat chronic pain under new guidance from…

HIV rates go up five folds among older women

Several women aged between 45 and 56 being treated for HIV has increased five-fold in the UK over the past ten years – due to them not practising safe sex. According to a worldwide study of HIV and ageing in the female population , it is partly because women are living longer with the infection…

Fitbit snapped up by Google for $2.1bn

Google snaps up Fitbit for $2.1bn ( £1.6bn) “ Google is an ideal partner to advance our mission. With Google’s resources and global platform, Fitbit will be able to accelerate innovation in the wearables, scale faster and make health even more accessible to everyone” James Park co-founder and CEO who founded Fitbit 12 years ago.…

Downside of vaping illness

  Nearly 3 million people in UK uses Vaping and e-cigarettes, which is inhailing a mix of nicotine and heated oil which is often seen as an alternative to smoking which can help you quite but its safety is still very much in the dark.  In the US however, the potential risks are in the…

NHS introduces UK’s first ever Cannabis treatment clinic

The National Health Service opened the UK’s first ever cannabis treatment clinic in response to alarming levels of “skunk” induced psychosis, as tens and thousands of people are affected. Users of skunk, in the potent form of cannabis, are displaying symptoms of psychosis according to the psychiatrist leading the pilot clinic based in King’s College…