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International Men’s Day 2020

11th September 2020

International Men’s Day in the UK is on Thursday 19 November every year and it is celebrated around the world in at least 60 countries. Every year, International Men’s Day in the UK is marked by more and more women, men and organisations across the country. Across November in the UK there is a Parliamentary debate, ...

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Men With 40-inch Waists are 35% more Likely To Die Of Prostate Cancer

7th September 2020

Men who store fat around their midriff are in greater danger of dying from prostate cancer, research suggests. A man with 40inch (103cm) waist or above has a 35 per cent higher risk of dying from the disease than one who wears a 35inch (90cm) or lower trouser size. The Oxford University study, looking at more ...

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Knowing Your Blood Pressure is Vital To your Long Term Health

31st August 2020

High blood pressure or hypertension rarely has noticeable symptoms. However, if left untreated it can increase the risk of serious problems including heart attacks and strokes.

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“For Men Over 90’s, The Risk is Akin to Flying a mission with Bomber Command”!

29th June 2020

Sir David Spiegehalter a statistician and Chairman of the Winston Centre for Risk and Evidence at Cambridge has crunched some Covid data on the number of people who have died from Covid-19 over the 10 week peak spanning March 28th to June 5th. And he found that in his opinion for the majority of ...

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Covid – South Asian Men Only Group At Greater Risk of Virus Fatality

26th June 2020

British men of Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage r some 20 percent more likely to die if they catch coronavirus but black people have no increased risk, the biggest study of ethnic diversity in death rates has found. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh discovered that South Asians had a greater chance of ...

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Why Are Men More Likely To Suffer From Coronavirus?

20th June 2020

Notes from a Front Line Doctor………. We are now well over 2 months into lockdown, working on the NHS frontline has certainly been eye open-ing. It has been terrifying, exhausting and all of the emotions in between. Yet, somehow, amidst the doom and gloom, it has sparked a certain comradery amongst all of us healthcare professionals ...

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COVID-19: BLACK MEN TWICE AS LIKELY TO DIE AS WHITE

29th May 2020

Very sadly black people are twice as likely to die from Covid-19 as white people. Even after factors like social deprivation are taken into account. That’s the simple conclusion of some impressive number-crunching by the ONS. When comparisons are made on the basis of age alone, black men are 4.2 times more likely to die than their ...

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‘it must be the cut or the style…’

20th May 2020

With the current heightened focus on health issues caused by the Coronavirus pandemic and, in particular, the fact that obesity and diabetes are emerging as clear risk factors for severe Covid-19 infection; it’s clearly now time to address the issue that we, as a society, have probably ‘ducked’ for far too long – the need ...

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Men Wanted!

4th May 2020

Would you like to take part in men’s health research? Researchers at the University of Westminster are looking at what influences men’s dietary choice. You can participate in this research by completing a short anonymous 10 minute survey https://westminsterpsych.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0MwsT2ef9YDxGU5

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Exercise Is A Powerful Anti-Cancer Drug No 2. Exercise Oxygenates The Body And Weakens Cancer Tumours.

30th April 2020

Cancer thrives in lowered oxygen conditions, so make sure your levels are good. In addition, a 90-study meta-analysis has shown that oxygen pre-sensitises cancer cells so chemotherapy and radiotherapy are more effective – more cancer cells are killed if you can exercise before and during orthodox treatment; side effects are reduced. For example, ...

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Organisations we have worked with to promote men’s health and wellbeing

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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