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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 (beth2.herring@uwe.ac.uk); +44 117 328 3273 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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What you Need to Know About Your Blood Pressure

26th July 2019

We all know that high blood pressure is bad. But do you know why it’s so important to keep a handle on your blood pressure? Here’s why. When was the last time you checked your blood pressure or visited a doctor with concerns about your weight, stress levels, or family history of poor health? If your answer to either question is ...

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Study shows rise in stroke survival rates

22nd July 2019

An increase in fatalities amongst young people bucks a positive trend. A new study by researchers in the University of Oxford has found that between 2001 and 2010 fewer people in England dies from strokes, whilst cases of them in young people are on the rise. The research suggests that most of the reduction in the stroke-related eths come from more people surviving ...

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Obesity overtakes smoking as the leading cause of four major cancers

17th July 2019

Obesity has overtaken smoking as the leading cause of major cancers, according to new research revealing the “devastating” impact of Britain’s weight problem. Excess weight is now fuelling 4,000 more cases of bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer than those caused by smoking, the study found. Britain has the highest rates of obesity in Western Europe, with rates rising even ...

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