Embrace Turmeric – the Queen of spices
Not only does turmeric give curries a beautiful yellow hue, the nutritional benefits are endless.
Finally free from freshers’ flu?
Also known as the common cold. Why hasn’t science found a cure yet?
Burnham backs Stoptober smoking campaign
With 19.9 per cent of adults in Manchester reportedly smokers, including students, the Manchester Mayor has backed the ‘Stoptober’ campaign
Over half of UK students avoid the doctor when ill
A survey has found that the majority of students in the UK do not seek advice from their GP when they fall ill due to long waiting times and inconvenient appointments
Six tips to maintain your mental well-being
As the semester gets underway, James Johnson runs through some simple tips to help you keep track of your mental health and to flourish during your studies.
“Brave, political decisions” must be made to resolve the North-South death rate divide
Premature death rates in the North are alarmingly high, and co-author of the University of Manchester report that found this, Iain Buchan, tells The Mancunion that investment is needed at a national level to rectify the problem
SICK! Festival brings life to Manchester
Manchester is made to feel a little better with a full schedule of SICK! events, and we’re here to give you a little preview of what’s to come this month
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Hustings
Emma Shanks reports on the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care hustings in the lead-up to the Mayoral Election
Andrew Wakefield returns to UK for controversial documentary screening
Disgraced doctor, Andrew Wakefield, has returned to the UK to reignite his ‘anti-vaxx’ message with a new documentary
Recognising a toxic friendship
Are you having doubts about whether a friend is treating you right? Shannon Winterbone looks at how to determine when a friendship’s become toxic and how you can make it better
‘Clean Eating’ – A Food Fad Gone Wrong?
Some of the biggest foodies of our time are turning their ethos’ on their head, but, how serious are the bad claims against ‘clean eating’?
Race for Life in the New Year!
Struggling to stick to your New Year’s resolutions? Why not sign up for the Race for Life, and give yourself a goal to aim for
New Year, miserable you?
We discuss how New Year’s resolutions can do more harm than good, and why you shouldn’t wait till January 1st to make changes
No willpower? Love bacon? Try flexitarianism
Eating less meat could save the planet and you some cash
Battle of the sexes: can men handle the contraceptive heat?
A recent study into male contraceptive injections was halted when men displayed side effects such as acne, weight gain, muscle pain and mood swings and it seems women are not happy about it
Think before you drink
Lifestyle contributor Cachella Smith talks about being sober at university — and why she still enjoys a great night out, without alcohol
The drugs don’t work – the true cost of drug-taking
Rebecca Carr investigates the long-term effects of drugs on your mind and body, with the Priory Group’s new campaign to educate students
Your wellbeing at university matters
With mental illness on the rise, it’s more important than ever to look after your wellbeing. Here’s how to get help both within the University and outside it
How to combat ‘freshers’ face’
Is your skin suffering from partying too hard in Freshers’ Week? We give some helpful tips on how to combat freshers’ face, including the best type of alcohol to drink to reduce the effects of a wild night out