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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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New Research Suggests That Diabetes Is Five Separate Diseases

3rd March 2018

Diabetes – or uncontrolled blood sugar levels – is normally split into type 1 and type 2.  But researchers in Sweden and Finland think the more complicated picture they have uncovered will usher in an era of personalised medicine for diabetes.  Experts said the study was a herald of the future of diabetes care but changes ...

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10 Good Reasons To See Your Doctor. Number 2. Nodding Off At The Drop Of A Hat!

2nd March 2018

If you never feel refreshed, even after a good night’s sleep, or find yourself regularly dozing off in the daytime then you should see your GP. In the UK an estimated 750,000 people are unknowingly affected by a problem known as obstructive sleep apnoea – or OSA.  The condition makes you feel perpetually exhausted  , increases ...

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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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All.Can Patient Survey

1st February 2018

When you’re having treatment for cancer, anything that makes life a bit easier can make a huge difference. As part of an initiative to improve efficiency in cancer care by focusing on what matters to patients, All.Can is calling for patients to share their perspectives. Findings from the survey will be used to inform discussions with ...

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Drink Driving over Christmas

22nd December 2017

In this post, we outline a Christmas-themed drink driving infographic. The infographic visually outlines drink driving statistics relating to UK-drivers in December 2016. The infographic serves as a stark warning to anyone willing to drink drive during Christmas, or indeed any other month of the year. The infographic was put together by Paul Clarke and his ...

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Gut Bacteria Might Hitch A Ride with Spreading Bowel Cancer

2nd December 2017

Bowel Cancer has become the second largest cause of cancer deaths in the UK!  New research shows that certain bacteria found in bowel cancers can be found in a small number of tumours which have spread to other parts of the body. The team at the Dana-Farber institute took samples from 101 patients who had bowel cancer. ...

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The Five Health Conditions All Men Should Know About – No 5. Testicular Cancer

21st November 2017

A higher risk of cancer is generally associated with older people, but testicular cancer in particular tends to affects younger men. As such, all young men should be alert to the symptoms, and do a check themselves every month or so for lumps or swelling: take the testicle between your fingers and roll it gently ...

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14th November is World Diabetes Day – Here Are Six Diabetes Myths

14th November 2017

In the last 20 years the number of cases of diabetes in the UK has doubled undoubtedly due to the surge in obesity causing the rise of type 2 diabetes. But there is still plenty of misinformation out there and too many patients still seem to be in the dark when it comes to the ...

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The Five Health Conditions Men Should Know About. No 4 – Enlarged Prostate

13th November 2017

Given how common this condition is, it is certainly something all men should be aware of. Around one in eight men will be affected by enlarged prostate during their lifetime. It usually becomes apparent in men over fifty, but can and does occur in younger men, so it is important that all men are able ...

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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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