After wetting herself on her doorstep, Elaine Miller thought: "enough". She wasn't going to suffer in silence any more. She was going to tell the world about 'leaky' pelvic floors and how to solve them. Stand-up comedy was her chosen vehicle.
When we think about the type of skin we have, we might ponder words like 'dry', 'oily' or 'sensitive' to describe it. But according to dermatologist, Dr Anjali Mahto, we should also be thinking about our skin in a slightly different way, in order to better protect ourselves from the sun.
As a consultant breast surgeon, Dr Liz O'Riordan was used to performing operations, reassuring frightened women and breaking bad news. What she wasn't so familiar with was being the patient herself.
Current treatments for endometriosis, which include surgery and hormonal medication, can be invasive and have unpleasant side effects. It's no wonder many women with the condition pin their hopes on alternative solutions, from acupuncture to avoiding certain foods.
Sardinia is one of the only 'Blue Zones' in Europe, a term used to describe a part of the world where a significant amount of people live to 100 and over. I stayed in the historic Gallura – a region rich with white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters – to learn the residents' longevity secrets.
Joint problems are a huge problem in the UK and are becoming ever more prevalent. But are painkillers the only solution? And what about the supplements that claim to help? We ask rheumatology experts how we can ensure more people live independently and without pain in the future.
Lisa Day, a 27-year old student nurse from North London, died after waiting nearly five hours for an ambulance in September 2015. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a teenager, she had purposely missed vital insulin jabs in order to lose weight.
Women have a lot to put up with, especially when it comes to their menstrual cycle. Even the luckiest of us tend to find periods quite uncomfortable. But the time of the month can also bring on headaches which can have a devastating impact on daily life.
Laura Dodsworth's latest project 'Manhood' involved photographing the penises of 100 men. But it wasn't her first time taking pictures of intimate body parts.
Many parents become understandably frustrated when their child refuses vegetables and will only eat a handful of bland, beige foods. Dinnertime becomes a battleground, and pleading and bribes can soon turn to threats of punishment. Most of the time the youngster grows out of it eventually and begins to choose a more varied diet. But what happens if they don't?