Tag Archives: October

This week in health – 26 October 2018

Government considers fortifying bread with folic acid Health experts are pushing the government to add folic acid to bread, saying that other countries are already doing what can only benefit consumers. The B vitamin would not change the taste of the food. The government will launch a consultation on the issue early next year. “My… Read More »

World Psoriasis Day is on Monday 29 October

Every year, for more than ten years, the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) has organised World Psoriasis Day on 29 October. The day aims to raise awareness of this debilitating disease, which today affects around 2% of people worldwide, or 125 million – that’s equivalent to almost twice the population of the United Kingdom.… Read More »

This week in health – 19 October 2018

October is flying by, but don’t worry if you’ve been too busy to keep up with the health news because we’ve scanned the latest stories for you. Drinking coffee could be good for your skin This week the Daily Mail reported that drinking coffee could be good for your skin. “Having four cups per day… Read More »