Why Are Men More Likely To Suffer From Coronavirus?
20th June 2020
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 ...more
COVID-19: BLACK MEN TWICE AS LIKELY TO DIE AS WHITE
29th May 2020
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 ...more
‘it must be the cut or the style…’
20th May 2020
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 ...more
4th May 2020
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_0MwsT2ef9YDxGU5more
Exercise Is A Powerful Anti-Cancer Drug No 2. Exercise Oxygenates The Body And Weakens Cancer Tumours.
30th April 2020
Cancer thrives in lowered oxygen conditions, so make sure your levels are good. In addition, a 90-study meta-analysis has shown that oxygen pre-sensitises cancer cells so chemotherapy and radiotherapy are more effective – more cancer cells are killed if you can exercise before and during orthodox treatment; side effects are reduced. For example, ...more
Exercise is a Powerful Anti-Cancer Drug – No 1 Exercise Produces Anti-Cancer Hormones.
16th April 2020
Exercise Produces Anti-Cancer Hormones in your body called endorphins, so called happy hormones. They have a drug-like effect, even at very low levels: they can actually unblock silenced genes, thus reversing the loss of crucial health messages. In addition, they can greatly reduce stress hormone cortisol levels. Cortisol has been shown to ...more
No 1 Scientifically proven benefit to help people with cancer – Exercise Produces Anti-Cancer Hormones!
6th April 2020
Exercise is proven to help you fight cancer. In your body it produces endorphins, so called happy hormones! They have a drug like effect, even at very low levels. Endorphins can actually unblock silenced genes, thus reversing the loss of crucial health messages. And they can greatly reduce stress hormone, cortisol, levels. Cortisol has ...more
Exercise is a Powerful Anti-Cancer Drug!
28th March 2020
The research is very clear! Exercise increases both survival times and your odds of beating cancer. Taking 45-60 minutes light to moderate exercise at least 3 days a week is a crucial part of the Cancer Active “survival programme guidelines on diet and physical activity” to increase your personal odds of beating cancer. This ...more
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