Health

Marmite could help stop dementia

Love it or loathe it, Marmite may have hidden health benefits that could help ward off dementia, according to the latest research.

Experts believe that a teaspoon of Marmite on toast every day could help to boost brain power and prevent memory problems.

Dr Hilary explains more on the findings in the video above.

Have you got a health question for Dr Hilary?

Have you got a health question for Dr Hilary?

Do you have any health concerns or questions that you'd like to put to Dr Hilary live in his Open Surgery?

Maybe you're worried about a niggling cold that you just can't shift or perhaps you're suffering from a touch of the spring sniffles? Whatever your question, join our resident medic in Thursday's Open Surgery.

Email your questions and contact details, including a phone number and email address, to lorraine@itv.com with Open Surgery in the subject line before 8.30am on Thursday 6 April. Entrants must be 18+

Terms and conditions apply.

Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Do you know the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer? Shockingly, statistics reveal that 90 percent of women don't!

So as part of our VIPs campaign, Terri Dwyer, who lost her mum to the disease, ventured to the Cheltenham races to find out how much women know about the disease but she came away shocked by the lack of awareness.

Ovarian cancer awareness: Fiona Murphy's story

Ask for a scan!

– Fiona Murphy has urged women experiencing symptoms of ovarian cancer to demand a scan

Ovarian cancer doesn't discriminate. It doesn't respect age, race, ethnicity or religion.

All of this week we are meeting women who have been affected by ovarian cancer as part of our Very Important Parts (VIPs) campaign.

On today's show, we met Fiona Murphy who was just 25 when she was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer.

VIPs: Ovarian cancer and life changing decisions

As part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we've launched a week-long awareness campaign called Very Important Parts.

Today Dr Hilary visited a London clinic to chat to women who, like Angelina Jolie, have the BRCA gene and face making some life changing decisions.

Watch the video to hear Charley's story - she lost both her grandmother and mother to ovarian cancer.

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Terri Dwyer and Dr Hilary discuss ovarian cancer symptoms

Post Natal Depression - The facts

Post Natal Depression is somewhat of a taboo subject with new mothers often feeling they are to blame in some way, but it is important to talk! After John Legend's wife Chrissy Teigan opened up about her battle with the illness, we sent Giovanna Fletcher to chat to a group of new mums to find out how PND has affected their lives.

Short men 'more likely to go bald prematurely'

Short men are more likely to go bald prematurely, according to the latest research.

Watch the video above to see Dr Hilary discussing the recent findings in this week's edition of The Pulse.