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  • Men An Unhealthy Lifestyle Can Lead To Dementia

    14th May 2019

    Men, well we have been saying this for some while and now a large research programme by the World Health Organisation has found dementia affects some 50 million people worldwide and costs £632 billion annually to treat and in addition diagnoses are likely to triple by 2050. To tackle this growing problem they have set out ...

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  • Kidneys – Let’s Debunk the Myths!

    28th March 2019

    Ever think about your kidneys? Unless there’s something directly wrong with them, we don’t usually give them much thought. However, kidneys are incredibly important – they filter our blood to make urine and remove waste from our bodies. But they don’t always function correctly. Approximately 3 million people in the UK have kidney disease – ...

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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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