Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella

A little bone in the knee scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts from Imperial College London. The fabella is found in some people buried in the tendon just behind their knee. Doctors think it is entirely pointless, and you can happily live without it – many… Read More »

Improving Sleep May Relieve Depressive Symptoms in Menopausal Women

Peri- and post-menopausal women frequently complain of insomnia or poor sleep quality. Sleep disturbance is often attributed to nocturnal hot flashes; however, a study from researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine suggests that a sizeable proportion of menopausal women may have a primary sleep disorder.  Clinically we see that sleep disruption, especially when… Read More »

Naturally festive eggs

Try these all-natural recipes made from ingredients you’ll likely find in your kitchen to create dyed Easter eggs in pastel shades. For deeper colours leave the eggs to soak in their dye baths in the fridge until you reach the hue you need. Blue eggs Boil together 2 cups shredded red cabbage with 3 cups… Read More »

Create your own cosy sanctuary

As the weather cools down, it’s natural to want to bunker down and spend more time than usual curled up on the couch. Luckily, there are plenty of simple ways to turn your living room into a cosy sanctuary during the autumn and winter months. Melissa Bonney, director at multi-disciplinary design studio The Designory, has… Read More »