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How to differentiate between Coronavirus and RSV

Coronavirus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are two kinds of respiratory illnesses that have some similar symptoms.

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Five tips to help you bounce back after lockdown

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, you may not be feeling your best after a year of isolation. Here are some tips to help you bounce back.

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When To Get Your Moles Checked?

Find out when, and how, to check your moles for skin cancer even if you’re not going abroad this Summer

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We Need To Start Talking About Suicide, and We Need To Keep Talking About It

The coronavirus brought swift public health and economic damages, but the mental toll from thousands of deaths, hundreds of newly unemployed people and forced isolation could have serious effects on mental health and loss of life to suicide.

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What is back to normal anxiety, and how can we deal with it?

Back to ‘normal’ anxiety is best defined as experiencing fear or worry about the leaving of lockdown restrictions and returning to normal life. What are the key reasons that people may be experiencing this anxiety?

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What is Epigenetics and how can it improve your health?

Learn about behavioural epigenetics and how some simple changes could improve your life and reduce the risk of illness

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Getting fitter, the Vala way

Want to improve your health? Need to lose weight? We help create plans for beginners, combining running and strength and flexibility workouts. Our goal is to help you find the habit of regular exercise in 12 weeks.

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What is Aortic Dissection?

Aortic dissection occurs when there is a partial tear in the aortic wall. This tear then spreads along the length of the aorta. This can rupture or interrupt the blood supply to limbs or vital organs. If the tear occurs in the first part of the aorta, in the front of the chest, it is called a type A dissection. If it occurs in the aorta in the back of the chest it is a type B dissection.

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Six Things I Learned That Helped Me Take Back Control Of My Health

In the first of a set of staff articles, our CEO, Pete, looks at his recent health journey.

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National No Smoking Day 2021

We’re raising awareness of National No Smoking Day and discussing how, and why, to quit smoking for good

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