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Centre for Appearance Research – Please Help With This Online Survey!

14th February 2019

Caterina Gentili, a PhD researcher from the Centre for Appearance Research (University of the West of England, Bristol), is currently conducting an online survey investigating the psychological and physical challenges that patients diagnosed with prostate cancer experience. The survey only takes 20 to 30 minutes. If you would like to participate, please follow this link: https://uwe.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0JslW06Gn73ZaGV As ...

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UK Falls Behind In Life Expectancy Improvements

28th January 2019

Life expectancy in the UK has increased at a slower rate than in 20 other leading nations, according to recent data.  Britain showed the lowest increase in life expectancy in women, and the second lowest rise in men’s life expectancy (after the USA) according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Between  2010 and 2015 life expectancy increased ...

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Men at risk of prostate cancer will be spared needless biopsies and surgery under new guidance for the NHS.

12th December 2018

Men at risk of prostate cancer will be spared needless biopsies and surgery under new guidance for the NHS.  Instead, those with suspected disease will be asked to undergo MRI scans, which could allow one quarter of cases to be given the all-clear without further tests. Research suggests that the technique could be twice as effective ...

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Male Obesity – We Have A Responsibility To Our Children

26th July 2018

Male obesity is at an all time high.  And following on there are growing rates of our children, in fact one in five children starting primary school is overweight or even obese and that rises to a huge on in three kids by kids aged 10! One of thew huge barriers is the way us men ...

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Men and Prostate Cancer.

23rd July 2018

Many men don’t give this issue much thought.  Many men don’t know where their prostate is or if they do what it does! In the UK one in eight men are now being diagnosed with prostate cancer, but this lack of awareness is a serious problem.  A recent survey found that almost 4 in 10 cases ...

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Why Doctors Aren’t Keen On PSA Screening

23rd April 2018

Offering middle aged men a one-off PSA screening test does not save lives, according to the world’s largest prostate cancer trial carried out by Cancer Research UK. The findings won’t surprise most doctors, who have long known that the PSA test is a flawed tool for looking for silent cancers of the prostate and, contrary to ...

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10 Good Reasons To See Your Doctor. Number 5 – Yellowing Skin.

9th April 2018

If you’ve ever seen a photo of a child who has turned orange from eating too many carrots, then you’ll know that what’s in our blood can sometimes show on our skin. Vegetarians and those that love their greens tend to have an orange-ish hue to their complexion, but id someone notices that you are looking ...

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Comprehensive Guide To Choosing Exercise Equipment.

5th March 2018

Just seen a very good and comprehensive guide to exercise equipment and how to get the best out of it.  This is both at home and in the gym.  There are some adverts but they are helpful suggestions rather that straight product advertising. Go to www.jenreviews.com/best-exercise-equipment/  

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10 Good Reasons To See Your Doctor. Number 1 Weight Loss.

27th February 2018

For those of us who carry a few extra pounds, life can feel like a never-ending treadmill of diets and possibly exercise.  Suddenly dropping some unexpected weight may sound great, but certainly shouldn’t be accepted as a gift of the gods.  To suddenly loose weight, your body must be burning up more energy than you ...

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Its Lovely To Get Feedback!

29th December 2017

“Just a quick note to say a HUGE thank you for the Men’s Health presentation conducted at Quantum Advisory in November as part of the themed Health and Wellbeing programme from VavistaWellness. You covered a lot of ground in the time given and I believe raised awareness of the key issues facing the male workforce, ...

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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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