The skin is quite unique in both its makeup and its use as it surrounds our organs, supports our internal structure, provides the means for feeling, sensations, and temperature regulation and in a great sense defines who we are as individuals. But the skin is also susceptible to pain, stretching, cuts and burns, and other surface damage such as dryness, blocked pores and infections.
The ability the skin has for repairing this damage, regenerating new cells and reforming blood vessels and nerves all throughout our lifespan, has led to various myths revolving around the process of skin regeneration, how it goes Read More
It is an exciting time for the Chemist Direct team as we are tentatively beginning to reveal our new website to the World. It’s taken a few months of hard work, planning and a few tears to get us to this point but the day has finally arrived. This is just one element in the new look Chemist Direct we are working hard to create, you can read more about this here.
We wanted to create a new site that achieved one very simple and basic goal. To enable you to find and buy things from us in a much easier Read More
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The natural way the body reacts to any unknown pathogens or irritants in the tissues and cells is through a complex biological response causing inflammation and possibly swelling, pain, heat and redness, or even loss of feeling Read More
At Chemist Direct we take the utmost care with the security and sensitivity of our customer’s private data. We have acted swiftly to protect our servers from the recently published vulnerability called the ‘Heart bleed’ bug in the technology Read More
A recent study into the amount of junk food adverts shown during prime time TV has stirred up a lot of media interest recently. The study, which was carried out by the University of Liverpool, reveals that Read More
As the body ages certain changes begin to take shape within the body, with the most obvious sign being the lack of new cells being produced to replenish damaged areas of the body, leading to increased wear Read More
For many busy, working individuals, the long standing NHS rules that your registered GP must be within the area that you live, has caused many problems. With a growing number of people now commuting to work (the average Read More
Throughout the year there are various dates listed to promote awareness of health issues such as heart awareness in February, cancer awareness has multiple days and months throughout the year for individual cancer types and diabetes awareness Read More
We recently revealed that new research suggests that regular walking can help to prevent sight loss. If that wasn’t reason enough for you to consider swapping short car journeys for bike rides, maybe the news that exercising Read More
Using vitamin supplements as a substitute for wholesome, nutritious food will not actually benefit your health in the long run, as certain nutrients can only be properly absorbed into the body through the natural process of food Read More