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  • Please Help With This Hair Loss Survey

    4th November 2020

    Please Help With This Hair Loss Survey

    The University of the West of England’s Centre for Appearance Research, Fabio and Alopecia UK have been awarded funding to explore where no researcher has explored before: men’s experience of hair loss. Well, very few researchers anyway, and not for decades. This will give a greater opportunity to understand more about what it’s like to ...

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  • International Men’s Day 2020

    11th September 2020

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

    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

    Knowing Your Blood Pressure is Vital To your Long Term Health

    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

    "For Men Over 90's, The Risk is Akin to Flying a mission with Bomber Command"!

    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

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

    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

    Why Are Men More Likely To Suffer From Coronavirus?

    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

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

    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

    'it must be the cut or the style...'

    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

    Men Wanted!

    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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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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