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How to spot non-melanoma skin cancers
How to spot non-melanoma skin cancers

What does non-melanoma skin cancer look like? Get the facts on basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, and how they’re treated.

Monkeypox: Your guide to symptoms, how it spreads and treatments
Monkeypox: Your guide to symptoms, how it spreads and treatments

Everything you need to know about monkeypox – from what the rash looks like, to other symptoms, how it spreads, plus the treatments and vaccines avail...

Photosensitivity: why your skin could be sensitive to sun
Photosensitivity: why your skin could be sensitive to sun

From eczema to acne remedies to everyday painkillers - some factors can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Stop photosensitivity ruining your s...

Heat rash (prickly heat): common symptoms and causes
Heat rash (prickly heat): common symptoms and causes

You can get heat rash (prickly heat) in hot, humid weather or when you’re dressed too warmly. Discover what treatments are available.

Bacterial vaginosis: what is it and how do you deal with it?
Bacterial vaginosis: what is it and how do you deal with it?

Your need-to-know guide to bacterial vaginosis, including symptoms, causes and treatment options.

Hair removal: which method is best for you?
Hair removal: which method is best for you?

Want to remove body or facial hair? Learn the pros and cons of each option, from plucking and trimming to hair removal creams, epilating and waxing.

Sleep problems in children: what really works
Sleep problems in children: what really works

If your child struggles to sleep it can be hard to know what’s normal and what’s not – and it can affect family life. Solving your child’s sleep probl...

Thyroid problems: types, signs you have one and how to cope
Thyroid problems: types, signs you have one and how to cope

Thyroid disease is when your thyroid gland stops working properly. Learn about the symptoms of thyroid problems, and how to deal with them.

Ingrown hairs: symptoms, causes and how to get rid of them
Ingrown hairs: symptoms, causes and how to get rid of them

Learn about the symptoms of ingrown hairs, what causes them, and how to get rid of them and stop them coming back.

Hay fever: spot the symptoms and find the best treatment
Hay fever: spot the symptoms and find the best treatment

Ease your hay fever symptoms with our guide, including medical treatment and self-help tips whether you’re indoors or out and about.