• Pregnancy health: Pre-eclampsia, causes and symptoms

    Pre-eclampsia – also known as Toxemia or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) – is a condition that generally occurs after the 20th week of pregnancy and causes high-blood pressure and protein to leak from the kidneys into the urine. It affects the blood flow to the placenta often leading to smaller or prematurely born babies. Pre-eclampsia often shows up unexpectedly during routine prenatal checks and the only 'cure' is for the baby to be delivered, which is sometimes recommended before full term. Therefore the impact of pre-eclampsia is more profound earlier on in the pregnancy.   It can range in severity, affecting one-in-ten

  • Get the perfect Bond girl body like new 007 Naomie Harris

    The newest Bond beauty, 36-year-old Naomie Harris, proves she has both brains and brawn as she keeps with Craig in a tireless fitness regime for the latest edition to the 007 franchise, Skyfall. From Halle Berry's smoking bikini body to the sultry Eva Green whose elegant frame was characterised by glamorous gowns, the Bond girl look is iconic.      CLICK ON THE PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY But Naomie previously admitted she couldn't see herself as a 007 girl when she was cast for the role of Bond's fellow agent Eve, but got into the habit of exercise after trying out yoga three times a week.

  • The beauty regime behind Kate's flawless finish revealed

    She has a flawless complexion, gorgeous glossy locks and expertly applied make-up. But despite fans' best efforts to work out what keeps her looking so good, the Duchess of Cambridge’s beauty must-haves have been kept under wraps… Until now. Determined to discover her secrets to looking consistently stunning, Australian Vogue has managed to uncover her regime, said to total over a whopping £30,000 a year.   Kate apparently regularly applies Deborah Mitchell’s Heaven Bee Venom Face Mask, £23.50, and visits her fortnightly for Bee Venom facials, after being recommended by the Duchess of Cornwall. Other skincare the royal is said to favour