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Tips to help against Insomnia

Nearly everyone has problems sleeping at some point in their life, and it is thought that a third of people in the UK have bouts of insomnia. Insomnia appears to be more common in...

Staying fit at University

Before you go to Uni ask for some basic gym equipment for a birthday or a going away present – an adjustable set of dumbbells and a pull up bar to fit into the...

Have you got a drugs related problem

The first step in solving a drug-related problem is admitting you have one in the first place. It may be that you recognise behaviour changes like moodiness or depression, or physical symptoms like lethargy...

Study aims to reduce sexually transmitted infections in men

STI treatment currently costs the NHS £620m a year and young people, particularly men, have been identified by the Department of Health and Social Care as an ‘at risk’ group for these types of...

Physical activity holds key to improving student mental health

University students who take part in regular physical activity say they perform better, are more employable and enjoy better mental wellbeing, according to the biggest study of its kind. With students in higher education under...

Poor concentration affects 75% of students, many of whom skip breakfast

The connection between nutrition and concentration has been known for some time. Harvard Medical School states “what you eat directly affects the structure and function of your brain, and ultimately your mood”. To explore this,...

Student Sexual Health

As well as unpleasant symptoms, STIs have consequences. Even those without obvious symptoms may cause infertility and other long-term health damage. According to the Health Protection Agency, more than a third of the 400,000 new...

Student Stress

Starting university can be a stressful experience. How you cope with the stress is the key to whether or not it develops into a health problem Stress is a natural feeling, designed to help you...

Returning Students warned about risk of meningitis

Londoner David Coppin caught meningitis twice within five months while studying sports management at Coventry University. The first time, he spent a week and a half in a coma - but the second time, his friends...

A student’s guide to eating well on a budget

If you’re heading off to college or university, the chances are you’re living away from home for the first time. It’s now up to you to make sure you don’t waste away. And what's...

HEALTH & FITNESS

7 Ways to Beat Your Driving Anxiety

To aid young people during this time, the experts at Marmalade have put together some simple tips on how to combat those nerves. 1) Keep...
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