A dad diagnosed with breast cancer says he felt isolated and lonely after being rejected by Facebook support groups because he is male.
15th March 2020
David McCallion, 55, was diagnosed with the illness shortly before his 30th wedding anniversary and even his own doctor assumed that his wife was the patient when they talked about the diagnosis. Facing a mastectomy and being left to feel as though ‘real men’ don’t get breast cancer, he turned online to look for support. ...more
Cancer Rates Soaring in Britain with more than 1,000 diagnosed every day
5th March 2020
Soaring cancer rates in Britain mean more than 1,000 people are now being diagnosed every day. The World Cancer Research Fund analysis shows UK cases have gone up by 11% in six years and deaths from cancer have risen by 4%. A record 366,000 patients were diagnosed in 2017 and cancer killed 165,000. Experts ...more
Syphilis Cases at their Highest Since World War Two!
5th February 2020
The State of the Nation Report says nearly half a million cases of STIs were diagnosed in England in 2018. Cases of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are being diagnosed every 70 seconds, as campaigners say soaring numbers of cases should be a “wake up call” for the government. A report by the Terrence Higgins Trust and ...more
Please help with this prostate study!
3rd February 2020
Caterina Gentili, a PhD researcher from the Centre for Appearance Research (University of the West of England, Bristol), is currently conducting an online survey aiming to shed more light on the daily experience of prostate cancer patients undergoing hormonal therapy (ADT). The survey only takes 10 to 20 minutes. As a thank you, you ...more
Exercise is a Powerful Anti-Cancer Drug!
27th January 2020
Research is very clear: Exercise increases both survival times and your odds of beating cancer. Taking 45 to 60 minutes light to moderate exercise at least three days a week should be a crucial part of your activity to increase your personal odds of beating cancer. In the USA the American Cancer Society conducted a seven-year ...more
Ultimate Men’s Grooming Box
13th November 2019
Men. Take a look at the Ultimate Men’s Grooming Box by Latest In Beauty. Designed with the modern gentleman in mind, the Ultimate Men’s Grooming Kit covers all bases. Worth over £100, we’re helping men look and feel their best with trendsetting products from the likes of House 99, MINT and Versace, plus niche newcomers ...more
Male Breast Cancer Study – Help Please
24th October 2019
PhD student Beth Herring is conducting exciting new research on men with breast cancer. In order to better understand the impact of receiving a diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer, she is looking for men who have been diagnosed with breast cancer to complete a brief online survey. To take part please visit: https://go.uwe.ac.uk/malebreastcancer or contact Beth Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org); +44 117 328 3273 ...more
How To Avois Type 2 Diabetes
15th October 2019
So it is said that diabetes now is taking some ten percent of the NHS budget. And although this is more to do with its effects such as amputation and blindness, this is extremely concerning as diabeses is also on the increase. So there are some simple things we can all do to avoid type ...more
PhD research examines the psychosocial impact of having male breast cancer
10th October 2019
POlease can you help. A PhD student is running a study and is asking for men who have received a diagnosis for breast cancer to complete an online survey exploring men’s experiences of diagnosis, treatment and support for breast cancer. The survey is made up of of number of demographic questions, standardised measures and open ...more
Heart Disease: Understanding and Preventing It
9th July 2019
Author: Anna Kucirkova The human heart is an intriguing organ. It is the first working organ to develop in an embryo, where it begins to pump blood at about three weeks. The heart is a muscle that continuously distributes blood throughout the body for an entire lifetime. Every day your heart will beat about 115,000 times and will pump ...more