Plant-based milks on the rise: A quarter of Britons are drinking them

Whether it’s almond, soy or coconut it seems more people are ditching cow’s milk for the plant-based stuff. A quarter of British people are now drinking non-dairy milks, according to market research firm Mintel, who spoke to 2,000 people. Read more

Music ‘calms nerves before surgery’ as well as sedative

Listening to the “world’s most relaxing song” before an operation could be just as good at calming patients’ nerves as medication, US researchers say. Read more

UK weather: How to keep cool and carry on in a heatwave

With a heatwave predicted to bring temperatures above 35C to parts of the UK over the next few days, how can the nation keep cool and carry on? Read more

Police must offer women detainees period products under new rules

Police in England and Wales must offer female detainees free sanitary products in case they are on their period while in custody, under new legislation Read more

Hot weather: 10 tips for a better sleep

As temperatures soar across the UK, the difficulty of getting a good night’s sleep is on many people’s minds. Read more

Parkinson’s disease: ‘Smartwatch’ tracker monitors patients at home

A smartwatch-style device that tracks patient’s movements has been hailed as “the future of Parkinson’s care.” Read more

Early MS scans ‘can predict long-term prognosis’

Scans carried out when someone is first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis can predict their long-term prognosis, research has shown. Read more

Parkinson’s disease: ‘Smartwatch’ tracker monitors patients at home

A smartwatch-style device that tracks patient’s movements has been hailed as “the future of Parkinson’s care.” Read more