Exam Stress in School pupils

Exam Stress in School pupils

Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

Treatment with the drug within three hours of brain injury reduced the risk of death, the investigators found.

Medical News Today: Douching linked to dangerous chemicals in blood

Emerging evidence links vaginal douches with higher blood concentrations of potentially harmful chemicals, which may contribute to adverse health effects.

Keeping Stress Levels Steady…!

Living with a teenager can seem like a roller-coaster of emotions at the best of times…without adding a bunch or examinations and revision into the mix! When stress starts to consume your teenager

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about essential oils

Essential oils are the concentrated extracts of potentially beneficial plants, such as lavender and peppermint. Learn more about their uses and the possible risks here.

FDA OKs Diabetes Drug for Type 2 Heart Failure Risk

The FDA granted a new use for diabetes drug Farxiga (dapagliflozin): to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in adults who have type 2 diabetes and established heart disease or risk f

Recall: Walmart Frozen Sausage for Salmonella Risk

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says George’s Prepared Foods of Caryville, TN, produced the Great Value brand pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products in April and May and shipped the

Medical News Today: New pain-blocking brain mechanism may relieve arthritis

Using rats for their study, a team of researchers discovered that pain relief may originate in the brain, not in the spinal cord as previously assumed.

What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib?

The strongest risk factor for a-fib was the number of times per week a person drank. The greatest risk was seen in those who drank every day, followed by drinking twice or once a week.

Signs of Virus Seen in Disease Paralyzing Kids

The new test detected antibodies for two types of enteroviruses in the spinal fluid of dozens of patients diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a disease that causes potentially permanent and s

Medical News Today: Work and family demands may impact women's heart health

A new Brazilian study has found that stress arising from balancing work and family life can detrimentally affect women’s cardiovascular health.

Medical News Today: Gut microbiota may 'prevent and cure' rotavirus

Scientists have found gut bacteria in mice that could cure rotavirus infections, which cause the death of hundreds of thousands of children each year.

When is the right time to start revision, the answer might surprise you?

When is the right time to start revision, the answer might surprise you? We tend to think revision is what comes at the end of the term. That there is a set time to start revision, and for most that a

Medical News Today: Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue

Swapping sugar and saturated fat for vegetables and smoothies can diminish the impact of sleep deprivation, according to new findings.

Medical News Today: First-time evidence suggests that fat can accumulate in the lungs

New evidence shows that fatty tissue can build up in the airways, affecting lung health, especially in people with obesity. This may contribute to asthma.

Vaccine Exemptions for Kindergartners Still Rising

The exemption rate for one or more required vaccines was 2.5% in the 2018-19 school year, up from 2.3% in the previous year, and 2.1% in the 2016-17 school year, according to the U.S. Centers for Dise

Fecal Transplants Benefit IBS Patients: Study

Fecal transplants -- in which stool from a donor is processed and then transplanted into a patient's gut -- are meant to repopulate the gut with a healthier range of microorganisms, NBC News reporte

Medical News Today: Brain activity has role in human aging and longevity

After studying human tissue, mice, and worms, scientists link excessive brain activity to reduced life span and find that its suppression can extend life.

Many Parents Not Following Safe-Sleep Advice for Babies

Less than one-third said they only put their babies to sleep on "approved" surfaces, namely, a crib, bassinet or "pack and play." And just 42% kept their babies' sleep area free of blankets, pillows a

Teal Pumpkins Offer Allergy Safe Halloween Stops

The Food Allergy Research and Education wants to make Halloween inclusive for kids with food allergies, who may feel excluded because many Halloween foods are on their no-no list.

Medical News Today: Scientists may be getting closer to creating a universal flu vaccine

A phase I clinical trial may represent the first step toward finding a universal vaccine that could prevent several influenza viruses.

Medical News Today: Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?

A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, contains some red wine and poultry, and is low in red meat may keep the gut microbiota healthy.

Recall: FDA Sees Trace Asbestos in J&J Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson said FDA testing as recently as last month found no trace of asbestos. The company says the FDA's most recent test found "sub-trace levels" of asbestos in samples from a single b

Edinburgh University Dermatology Society

We would like to raise money to aid research into skin cancer and other skin diseases to help those affected by such conditions. Skin conditions can have a massive psychological impact on individuals


What is vitiligo? Vitiligo is a persistent or chronic condition in which areas of skin lose their normal pigment and become very pale or pink. It is common, affecting about 1% of the world's populatio

Urticaria and Angioedema

What are urticaria and angioedema? Urticaria, also known as hives, is common, and affects about 20% of people (one in 5 people) at some point in their lives. Urticaria consists of pink or white raise

Traction Alopecia

What is traction alopecia? Alopecia is a general term for hair loss. Traction Alopecia is a type of hair loss caused by constant pulling (“traction”). The pulling is usually on some hairs more tha

Sweet's Syndrome

What is Sweet’s Syndrome? Sweet’s syndrome (also known as acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis) is a rare skin disorder characterised by a fever and the appearance of tender red or purple lumps o

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

What is a squamous cell carcinoma? A squamous cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. There are two main types of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is

Shingles (herpes zoster)

What is shingles? Shingles is a painful blistering rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, known as the varicella (chickenpox) zoster (shingles) virus.  What causes shingles? After a pe


What is scabies?Scabies is a common and very itchy skin condition caused by a tiny mite called Sarcoptes Scabiei. It can affect people of any age but is most common in the young and the elderly. What


What is rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition, usually occurring on the face, which predominantly affects fair-skinned but may affect all skin types in people aged 40 to 60 years old. It is more

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

What is pyoderma gangrenosum? Pyoderma gangrenosum is a rare treatable cause of skin ulceration. It is not a type of gangrene. Pyoderma gangrenosum is not contagious and cannot be transferred from per

Active Listening: Learning to Listen Well

Active Listening: Learning to Listen Well Listening. That’s easy, right? Sit still and listen: that’s all your teenager has to do… Unfortunately, it’s not as straightforward as that. Listening

How to Practise Past Papers Effectively

How to Practise Past Papers Effectively Practice past papers- they’re the one thing students may wail at when they see another one: “Why am I doing another one, again?!” Whilst in your teen’s

Hints for October Half Term

Hints for October Half Term Realistically, half term isn’t long enough for a huge wealth of revision. However, it’s certainly time to get on top of some study- and get ahead with revision! Priorit

Mentally Equipped for an Exam Year?

Mentally Equipped for an Exam Year? The exam year your teen is about to face will no doubt have levels of challenge and difficulty. There’ll be times where your child requires resilience; your child

Knowledge (really is!) Power

Knowledge (really is!) Power ‘Knowledge is power’ teachers cry out to the class! Yet- when it comes to exams- it can feel like all the focus is on passing a very specific set of exams. However, yo

Stop Comparing: You and Your Teen

Stop Comparing: It’s so easy to compare marks or results amongst peers. No doubt, by the time your child reaches their exam years, they’ll already be comparing themselves to others in the class: w

Plan to Pass SQA Exams the First Time

Plan to Pass SQA Exams the First Time Ideally, your child sits exams just once and passes with the grade they ‘should have.’ But… ‘re-take’ exams do exist: sometimes things just don’t go t

A Mind ‘Set’ for Study

A Mind ‘Set’ for Study When it comes to studying, your child needs to have their mind ‘set’ in the right direction. Dually to this, having a ‘good mind-set’ is imperative to your child’s

11 Reasons Why Studying in the UK is Still Popular for Int’l Students, Despite Brexit

With about six weeks ahead of Brexit, all sectors in the UK are doing everything possible to be as ready as they can in order to feel the consequences of Brexit as little as possible. Despite that 52

Only 52% of UK Universities Very or Fully Prepared for a No Deal-Brexit

About half of the universities in the United Kingdom consider they are slightly prepared for a no-deal Brexit to some extent (48%), a survey of Universities UK, which represents 136 universities in E

As of 2020, a Two-Year Post-Study Work Visa Will Be Available to International Students in UK

Amid a series of recent changes to the Immigration Rules, the UK government has decided to allow foreign students graduating in the UK, to remain in the country for another two years post-graduation,

Sports Psychology Courses in UK

Sports Psychology was for the first time taught in the past century. Despite that, it is a relatively young study discipline it has soon become a very popular subject. Science has proven that, to a g

Best UK universities to study Marine Biology

Have you ever discovered, in your own self, a great fascination and desire to explore the world underwater? If yes, then marine biology might well be the perfect career for you. Marine Biology is a s

LLB Hons Degree in UK

The most common associated terms for undergraduate degrees are Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc). All students have heard these words and know what each of their abbreviation stands

Best Journalism Universities in UK

In today’s world journalism is an inseparable part of our daily life. It keeps us connected and aware of what is going around at any moment. It is also a way of inviting people to take action by gi

Brexit might not hurt EU enrollment in the UK after all, a comprehensive study suggests

A recent report compiled and published by the Higher Education Policy Institute in the UK has suggested that Brexit might actually not cause a huge loss of EU students as predicted, reports Studying-

Best Civil Engineering Degrees in UK

Civil Engineering is an interesting study field. It is concerned with the design and the maintenance of civil building including roads, bridges, pipeline systems and many others. The quality of this

Mental health and travel report launched

Operators of transport such as buses and trains need to do more to support people with mental health difficulties to help them travel, a new survey has revealed. A survey of 385 people who responded

A Juggling Act: Exams with Revision

A Juggling Act: Exams with Revision Juggling revision amongst examinations is tough. Once home, your teen may feel a mixture of tiredness, stress and relief. Therefore, once the exams start- and your

An inspirational music score set to raise funds for two charities close to choir founder’s heart

A unique and innovative fundraising initiative has been launched today – World Kindness Day, 13th November 2017 – by Mary Bourne, founder and musical director of the Singing it Back community cho

Anxiety UK launch new partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University MetMUnch Enterprise

      Anxiety UK and Manchester MetMUnch Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) have announced a unique new partnership that will provide Anxiety UK members with additional support

Anxiety UK launch new partnership with Listening Books

  Anxiety UK and Listening Books has announced a unique new partnership that will provide additional support to Anxiety UK members who are who find it difficult or impossible to read due to their an

Professional racing driving, Martin Plowman, steps up to support national charity Anxiety UK.

  British professional racing driver, Martin Plowman, becomes a celebrity patron of leading national charity Anxiety UK. Having personal experience of anxiety, Martin is passionate about supporting

Bank Holiday Closure 27th May 2019

Due to the upcoming Bank Holiday, our office and Infoline will be closed on Monday 27th of May 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. We will be open again on Tuesday 28th May from

New partnership: Centre for Dentistry

Anxiety UK is delighted to announce a new partnership with Centre for Dentistry, to raise awareness of dental phobia and to improve the support available to those experiencing dental anxiety. Accord

Reason to become a lifetime member

Becoming a lifetime member of Anxiety UK is something very special, for a number of different reasons. Here we’ve put together a list of our top 5 reasons why we think becoming a lifetime member is

Top tips for Fundraisers

Fundraisers play a hugely important part in supporting the work we do! Here we have put together a few simply tips to help you with any of your fundraising efforts! If you have any tips of your own,

Support for Civil Engineers living with anxiety

  We are delighted to announce that we are going to be partnering with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Benevolent Fund. This exciting new partnership will officially launch on the 1st July!


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