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Gut Bacteria Might Hitch A Ride with Spreading Bowel Cancer

2nd December 2017

Bowel Cancer has become the second largest cause of cancer deaths in the UK!  New research shows that certain bacteria found in bowel cancers can be found in a small number of tumours which have spread to other parts of the body. The team at the Dana-Farber institute took samples from 101 patients who had bowel cancer. ...

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The Five Health Conditions All Men Should Know About – No 5. Testicular Cancer

21st November 2017

A higher risk of cancer is generally associated with older people, but testicular cancer in particular tends to affects younger men. As such, all young men should be alert to the symptoms, and do a check themselves every month or so for lumps or swelling: take the testicle between your fingers and roll it gently ...

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14th November is World Diabetes Day – Here Are Six Diabetes Myths

14th November 2017

In the last 20 years the number of cases of diabetes in the UK has doubled undoubtedly due to the surge in obesity causing the rise of type 2 diabetes. But there is still plenty of misinformation out there and too many patients still seem to be in the dark when it comes to the ...

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The Five Health Conditions Men Should Know About. No 4 – Enlarged Prostate

13th November 2017

Given how common this condition is, it is certainly something all men should be aware of. Around one in eight men will be affected by enlarged prostate during their lifetime. It usually becomes apparent in men over fifty, but can and does occur in younger men, so it is important that all men are able ...

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Five Health Conditions All Men Should Know About. No 3 – Peyronie’s Disease

10th November 2017

Peyronie’s is a condition which causes a bend in the penis. It is caused by a build-up of collagen in the penis, which creates fibrous scar tissue and thickened nodules, which causes the penis to develop a sharp bend when erect. It affects 3-7% of the male population worldwide and over 150,000 men in the ...

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Study Finds That Eating Alone Puts Men At A Greater Risk Of Obesity

5th November 2017

A new study has found that men who eat alone have a 45 per cent greater risk of developing obesity Researchers at Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital in Seoul, South Korea also found links between eating alone and high blood pressure and high cholesterol.  While their findings revealed health consequences for both men and women who dined ...

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The Five Health Conditions All Men Should Know About Number 2 – Thrush In Men!

31st October 2017

You read that right. Although thrush is a condition most frequently associated with women, it also occurs in men. It is caused by a fungus called Candida albicans, and funguses aren’t interested in discriminating by gender. In men, thrush affects the head of the penis, causing symptoms such as irritation, redness and discharge. Thrush can be ...

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Health Conditions Men Really Should Know About. 1. Hypospadias.

24th October 2017

Hypospadias is said to be the second most common birth defect in males, hypospadias occurs in approximately 1 in 250 men. The condition affects the urethra, causing the urinary opening to be lower down than its usual position at the head of the penis, and can also prevent the full development of the foreskin. Hypospadias is ...

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A Prostate Talk at The Mulberry Centre Isleworth London, on Thursday 2nd November at 7:15pm.

21st October 2017

Join them  for a relaxed Information Evening.  The speaker is Mr Matt Winkler MD, FRCS, Consultant Urologist and Prostate Cancer Specialist. prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males in the UK 1 in 8 men in the UK will get prostate cancer. 1 in 4 black men will get prostate cancer at some point in ...

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There Could Be A Scientrific Reason You’re Not Losing Weight Following This Popular Diet

10th October 2017

There’s increasing evidence to suggest that the “one size fits all” approach to weight loss doesn’t work. In fact, new research suggests that getting your stool tested and your gut bacteria counted could predict whether or not a particular diet will work for you. A study published in the International Journal of Obesity, found that the increasingly ...

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How to get in touch:

Jonathan Prince, Trustee

Crofton House, 5 Morley Close
Orpington
Kent
BR6 8JR

(t) 01689 858877

(e) enquiries@blueribbonfoundation.org.uk.

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