Monday briefs – 29 July 2019

Your weekly health news round-up

Taking aspirin daily may be risky

A new study has revealed taking aspirin daily may be doing more harm than good. Read more

How to avoid colds and the flu

Infection control nursing expert Monina Hernandez explains how to keep yourself well by preventing the spread of colds and the flu. Read more

Forty percent of people with measles hospitalised

Just over 40% of people who have caught measles this year have ended up in hospital, latest figures show. Read more

Five ways to decrease risk of Alzheimer’s

New research has revealed five lifestyle habits that can help decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

One simple trick to get quality sleep

Find out the one simple thing you can do to ensure you get a good night’s sleep. Read more

Stay up-to-date with medicine brand changes

Sometimes the suppliers of certain medicines change and you may notice slight differences in the appearance of your tablets. For recent changes to funded medicines see brand changes.